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Los Altos, California
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our third visit to La Selva Mariposa, just as special as prior visits. We so appreciate the colorful, artistic setting Moe and Lou have created in their piece of the jungle, full of butterflies (really, though sometimes most visible from an upper story). They and all their staff are so warm and welcoming, it feels like coming home. Having been...

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New England
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I just returned from an amazing 3-day weekend at La Selva Mariposa, and all of the amazing reviews here, as glowing as they are, can't quite capture how special the place truly is. I found myself using the word "magical" from the moment we drove onto the property, and it felt right during our whole stay. Moe and Lou have...

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Hola. We were overwhelmed by your detailed review. This should have been part of our web site or trip advisor description. Thanks so much for mentioning so many things from the easy drive from Cancun to the roof top jacuzzi that was heated to just the right temperature. We love sharing our little oasis in the Mayan jungle with travelers...

Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I stayed at LSMfor 7 days at the very end of January. A few days before we arrived , we were offered an upgrade to room #4 as there was some construction wrapping up in the room below the one we had originally reserved . Mo/Lou wanted to make sure we were confortable. We eagerly accepted and...

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rome italy
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There are plenty of great reviews here so I'm not going to focus on the positives (you can read those elsewhere) but rather provide a head's up for a few issues as well as a few misc. recommendations: Rooms: The room with it's own private cenote / pool was always shady - it never seemed to get any sun at...

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selvamariposa, Manager at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Hola Kathy, First I want to thank you for such an amazingly detailed review! We are so glad that you and Ed had a good time at La Selva Mariposa, and hope you can come visit us again soon. I actually would like to just duplicate your vacation, as it sounds so lovely! We will see what we can do...

oregon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We began our Tulum vacation here. It's lovely- very relaxing with lots of flowers, plants, walking paths. Our room shared a small pool with the room next to it. Everything here is well thought out- no detail missed. Good reading lights, dim lights for bathroom at night, fresh water in room, a small frig. There is a jacuzzi with great...

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay here. The stars here are truly amazing and we are glad you got to experience that. We try to accommodate all of our guests' dietary choices and try to be flexible with scheduling. We appreciate your feedback and understand that many people do not want...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We found La Selva Mariposa from the very positive reviews on Trip Advisor, and boy were they all spot on! The property is located just a little bit outside of Tulum. This ended up being great as Tulum can get really loud (we were there during the week of New Year’s) and I couldn’t imagine getting a decent night’s sleep...

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the outstanding review of your stay at La Selva Mariposa. Yes, we are a bit off the beaten path, and this should be the reason you have chosen us. Thanks for mentioning the quiet atmosphere here vs. staying in Tulum pueblo or on the busy hotel zone along the beach. We have built the waterfalls...

Reviewed 10 January 2017

We stayed at Moe and Lou’s Mayan paradise, 20 minutes outside of Tulum, for 4 nights after Christmas. What a very special place! We were immediately made to feel at home with a full tour of the grounds, and a very warm welcome. Our room was superb, with a shower built semi outside into the rock, and we had our...

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

How honored we are that La Selva Mariposa was the highlight of your trip to Mexico! Thank you for mentioning things that we have done, like the tour of the property upon arrival, the cascading waterfall outside your room, the fuel-filled breakfast, the house made guide books and so much more. We are so passionate about sharing LSM with guests...

brooklyn
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

That is exactly what this magical place feels like....home. It's hard to imagine it is even real, considering how stunningly beautiful and unique it is. So much attention to detail, so much care for the environment and such kindness from Moe and Lou. Breakfast is always incredible and honestly, I could've sat in that gorgeous setting all day, sipping coffee...

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

We love hearing that this was the best vacation ever, and that we helped make it so! You said it was hard to imagine it was real, but yet it was real. Having guests like yourselves reaffirms that we, as inn keepers , are living the dream. We love sharing our little oasis in the jungle with guests from all...

Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is the best Bed&Breakfast we have ever stayed at. Moe and Lou are the best hosts you can have, and they make sure that your needs are met and that you feel most welcome. We stayed for 10 days and they made sure we got introduced to new guests at the morning table where you can share your previous...

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

oh how wonderful that you took the time after your long trip back to Denmark to write such a stunning review. We truly appreciate it. We do love sharing our little B&B in the Mayan jungle with such wonderful travelers as yourselves. In fact, your name came up yesterday with the other guests at breakfast. It was a delight for...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We stayed here over Thanksgiving weekend and could not have been more pleased. What Lou and Moe have done is simply incredible - a magical oasis tucked away in the middle of the Mexican jungle where you feel like you're miles away from anything and everything, while actually only being 15 minutes from great restaurants, shopping, ruins, cenotes and beaches....

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your glowing review. We appreciate all the details you included. We are passionate about our little paradise in the Mayan jungle and love sharing it with travelers from all over the world. When you arrived without a car, you felt you could wing it, but found out that a lot of time and extra money are...

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  • Pool
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Selva Mariposa is an intimate B&B situated only 15 min. By car from the shores of Tulum's gleaming waters of the Caribbean and less than 30 minutes from many Mayan ruins and cenotes. Our three beautifully decorated air-conditioned rooms and one luxury suite with decks, cascading waterfalls, cenote style plunge pools, heated roof top jacuzzi, illuminated jungle paths and gourmet breakfast will leave you feeling that you have arrived in paradise. Each golden day of your vacation will simply blend into the next. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Selva Mariposa

Address: km 20 Tulum-Coba Carretera | Macario Gomez, Tulum 77780, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Tulum
Price Range: £100 - £120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
La Selva Mariposa Hotel Tulum
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“"Great view" is personal: views are mostly of the beautifully-landscaped gardens.”
 of 5 bubbles jk039, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All great rooms! Inquire beforehand if you are looking for something specific i.e. More privacy etc...”
 of 5 bubbles Chavezbar, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had Suite 4 and loved our private cenote-style pool with hammock and the comfortable covered porch outside and open shower inside.”
 of 5 bubbles 30maurak, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“we had #3, king bed, beautiful outdoor shower. loved it!”
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