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Shambala Petit Hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Cancun, Mexico
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is indeed petit as most hotels un Tulum. This is a well kept secret, nice hidden jewel in Tulum. We ended up kind of thanking Poc Na hotel for bumping us out so we could enjoy at least such a nice and relax stay for a day after hassling around for the bumping from the first hotel... I...

Thank Sandra S
Springville, Utah
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The hotel itself has an awesome location and is beautiful walking by. I loved the white buildings and the thatched roof look. I really appreciated the new upgrades of an air conditioner and outlets in the rooms - they were very appreciated (April 2017)! I find that I don't sleep well if I'm hot at night so the AC units...

Thank shannajk
Reviewed 3 April 2017

...but my heart will always be in tulum!!! i hesitate to write this glowing review out of pure selfishness :) i always want to have a place to stay here at shambala...but such is life. if you need to relax, eat thoughtfully presented tasty and clean food, experience the healing powers of the ocean and the beauty of the mexican...

Thank Linda E
London, Canada
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This tiny eco-resort is a little slice of heaven!!!!! I went as part of a yoga retreat in February 2015. The ride from the Cancun airport is quite long, about an hour and a half, but so worth it. The food was all gluten-free, dairy-free and pescatarian. Our food was included as part of our yoga package and they totally...

Thank htalpa
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Shambala Petite is an extremely beautiful beachfront resort on the calm blue waters of the Mexican Riviera. I recently attended a yoga/fitness retreat there and had a mostly wonderful time. The yoga/movement space had a magical view and feel of the ocean and sand. The living spaces varied, mine was basic, clean and felt safe, though lacked an overall sense...

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ShambalaTulum, General Manager at Shambala Petit Hotel, responded to this review

First Thank you so much for dedicating your first review ever in Trip Advisor to me !!!! , so sorry you have such a bad experience. According to my memory you apologize more than once first for accusing my staff of disappearing your credit card from your room, then for not finding your passport, inside of a pillow case, any...

Littleton, CO
Reviewed 1 March 2017

My husband and I stayed at the Shambala Petit this February as part of a yoga trip. We'd never participated in a yoga retreat before and Shambala Petit was the most amazing place for yoga and just a wonderful beach vacation. Roberto, Mari and the Shambala staff prepared us three healthy and delicious meals and day and there was always...

Thank cpall
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Although the hotel is aesthetically beautiful and the location is perfect - right on the beach in the center of things - I will never go back because the owner is passive-aggressive, a poor communicator and at times downright rude. Simple requests for things like hangers or granola before yoga class to prevent low blood sugar were refuted or ignored....

ShambalaTulum, Owner at Shambala Petit Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time, for an amazing review, I wish the next retreat you decide to organize, you use those amazing skills to really communicate your needs. As a Retreat leader you should know that you get what you paid for, no more no less. And please don't make your personal experience, the experience of all the people...

Stockholm, Sverige
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stayed here over Christmas and enjoyed everything about it. Best part is the all vegan food (breakfast and lunch) that is served at set times for all guests. Sitting around the table sharing experiences. Really need to come back here.

Thank Mgnssn
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 23 January 2017

In the novel "Lost Horizon," the author describes a place that is harmonious and an earthy paradise. Shambala is that - a refuge from the outside world. The sound of the sea is ever present; gentle breezes moderate the temperature and the mosquitos; and the cabanas are simple, clean, and comfortable. I attend a yoga retreat at Shambala and it...

Thank Wanderlust2travlers
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We only stayed here for one night as we decided to stay in Tulum an extra night and needed a place last minute. When we arrived in the morning there seemed to some confusion as the manager had not received our details from booking.com. He was very friendly though and immediately got a cabin prepared, but it was not the...

Thank Roxane R

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
It is my great pleasure to introduce you to my retreat Shambala Petit Hotel, located on the South Beach of Tulum, Mexico. You may already be familiar with the magic of Tulum and the beauty and peacefulness it has to offer. It’s endless white sand beaches and crystal clear ocean come together to create an unforgettable experience unmatched in The Mayan Riviera. Tulum is a calm and relaxing destination where tranquility is found just moments after arrival. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shambala Petit Hotel

Address: Carr. Bocapaila - Tulum Ruinas km 7.5, Tulum 77780, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Tulum
Price Range: ₹ 11,949 - ₹ 18,536 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shambala Petit Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Shambala Petit Tulum
Hotel Shambala Petit
Hotel Style:
#12 Luxury Hotel in Tulum
#40 On the Beach Hotel in Tulum
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“There are a few more luxurious options so talk to the owner to know the specifics of the room you wish to stay in.”
shannajk, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“sometimes you just have to let go and trust that what you need will come to you...”
  • every room was created with a beautiful palette of colours...clean and fresh!
lindaeG5900SA, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rooms vary drastically - some are huge with nice views and some are like little closets.”
RJCNBA, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There isn't a bad room. Just go and enjoy!”
Kimmber, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Meals were included, hotel to the airport shuttle was included”
Evio_E, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
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