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Genesis Eco-Oasis

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  • Excellent64%
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  • Average8%
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  • Terrible4%
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“mayan village”(17 reviews)
“tortillas”(14 reviews)
“fed pool”(5 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing tropical paradise near Ek Balam ruin which is absolutely wonderful. Lee has created a shangri-la. Gloria is wonderful and made delicious breakfast and dinner- her tortillas are divine. The room was nice and comfortable. I loved all her dogs and kitties! This is...More

Thank kaganj
Response from J Lee C, Owner at Genesis Eco-OasisResponded 1 week ago

Just wait until we start the Yoga-with-Kittens workshops! lol. It was fun having you here.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Genesis Eco-Oasis is so good located in the middle of a Mayan village. Great to go for a walk in the village; simple and far away from home. We travelled without a car, but it was easy to take a bike to Ek Balam ruins...More

Thank Arlund2014
Response from J Lee C, Owner at Genesis Eco-OasisResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for letting others know how easy and economical it can be to explore this area without a car! I hope you had a relaxing break and will remember our perfect "winter" weather next time you are shivering in Copenhagen. We loved having you as...More

Reviewed 11 January 2018

The website and reviews made this place seem so fantastic. I was really disappointed upon arrival. I have made various equerries prior booking that we interested in tortilla making, hiking, tours, interaction with locals..etc.that that was purpose of our stay in Ek Balam as we...More

Thank barbaramanko
Response from J Lee C, Manager at Genesis Eco-OasisResponded 4 weeks ago

It IS fantastic! I´ve been a permanent resident of Ek Balam for 16 yrs and I can vouch for its authenticity! No floor shows, no garish costumes, no performances. Just the most friendly, welcoming and generous people you´ll meet. Knowing that unrealistic expectations, especially at...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed here in mid December, and this little b&b was our first stop of our two week Christmas break. I found this place whilst researching jungle retreats and I didn’t hesitate to book when I saw the other reviews on trip advisor. The rooms...More

Thank Louise H
Response from J Lee C, Owner at Genesis Eco-OasisResponded 9 January 2018

It was delightful watching your little girl interact so gently with the kittens. Thanks for noticing how much loving work goes into our outdoor spaces! It is all about Life, in all its Abundance and Diversity! We would love to have you back.

Reviewed 22 December 2017

This place is unique. It's a guesthouse, with small villas, usually with one room at each level. In between a lush garden. But this place lives up to the label eco lodge. The rooms have insect screens but no doors, so they open to the...More

Thank bombaybeauty
Response from J Lee C, Manager at Genesis Eco-OasisResponded 24 December 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review us. So glad you enjoyed your stay as well. It might be worth mentioning too that most of the tours we organize are free, by donation to the host family. Thanks for trusting me with your vacation plans!

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GreenLeaders Platinum level
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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
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Pool
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$50 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$50 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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SushNewYork
22 April 2017|
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Response from J Lee C | Property representative |
A taxi from the airport, here will be considerably more expensive than the other direction (due to regulations and licencing required to pick up passengers at the airport). A taxi from Genesis to the airport will take just... More
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Vorpax
9 April 2017|
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Response from J Lee C | Property representative |
If you write to us directly, I have a few attachments and maps I can send you. It is part of our arrivals package but you may find it helpful.
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SashaLerner
9 December 2014|
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Response from J Lee C | Property representative |
Thank you. I hope you received an answer to this via our regular website reservations link, GenesisEkBalam. com. Thank you for your enquiry.
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"The Bird House; was our favourite"
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"tree house lookd nice with good pool view and relaxing aera"
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"We enjoyed the birdhouse"
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"Ask Lee lots of questions to ensure you are getting the right room for your needs. The rooms vary wildly."
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