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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 1 December 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...

Oakland, California
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This b & b was wonderful. The setting can't be beat. It is right off the road from Tulum to Coba ruins. Lou and Mo are great hosts and will give advise on day trips. The breakfasts are well prepared and nicely presented. Our room was very pleasant.

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

Good morning. Thanks so much for your concise review of your stay with us at La Selva Mariposa. You mentioned so much of what travelers are wondering about when they are looking for a place, off the beaten path, to book for their vacation. There is so much changing in this part of Mexico and new sites opening up for...

Charleston SC
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I never tire of this place. Each time I come there is something new. I always use the same word to describe it, magical. But in reality no words can do it justice. The rooms are exquisite, the property gorgeous, pools and jacuzzi amazing, breakfast delicious. Hosts, Lou and Moe are great. This trip I had the pleasure of spending...

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

So glad you decided to return, as Lou and I were in the states when you visited last year. Julio was delighted to take care of your needs while you were here, and we were excited to be able to meet you in person this time around. Your comments were thoughtful and helpful to future travelers. Thank you also for...

Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Moe and Lou wrote the book on hospitality. Their place in the jungle west of Tulum is a must for people who seek to know more about the Yucatan than what a week in an all inclusive can possibly impart. So if you want a unique blend and b experience spend a few nights in three rustic comfort of LA...

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay with us at La Selva Mariposa. Yes, we know the area, as we have spent over ten years writing and sharing LSM and this part of the world with visitors from all over. The most amazing visitors, like yourselves, have shared their experiences and we thank you....

Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I visit Tulum regularly because I can be at the best beach ever but...wait! I just discovered an amazing new way to enjoy Tulum: A jungle experience that will take your breath away and put your soul on relaxing mode no kidding. La Selva Mariposa is a fantastic place to enjoy because the place is gorgeous, my room cozy and...

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

Great to be back in business after a short close while we began construction on the two new units that will be completed in a month and ready for decorating and putting on the finishing touches. You were the perfect guests to reintroduce La Selva Mariposa to the world. So glad you discovered something new and wonderful about Tulum. It...

Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful anniversary celebration at La Selva Mariposa. The little houses are masterfully decorated, and wonderfully comfortable and spacious. Purified water is provided which is a nice luxury to not have to worry about that. Rooms are air conditioned and really comfortable. There is lots of information about the area to help plan your trip and your hosts...

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

Thanks for your striking review, but so sad you only rated us a 4. That is both the magic and difficulty about having a B&B off the beaten path. It is so comfortable to be able to walk to all the coolest restaurants and tourist sites without getting in a car. This is what I dream of, but unfortunately, the...

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  • Breakfast included
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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: RM556 - RM667 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
La Selva Mariposa Hotel Tulum
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“we had #3, king bed, beautiful outdoor shower. loved it!”
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“we had Suite 4 - it was awesome, but they all looked incredible (can't wait to go back and stay in the newly constructed Suites 5 and 6!).”
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