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Reviewed 3 December 2017

We spent 5 days at Genesis Eco-Oasis. This is the real México. Not for the traveler who expects absolute perfection or who does not care to interact with the local population. The grounds are beautiful, the food provided by Gloria, an ebullient local Mayan woman...More

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

How thrilling it is to be at a ruins site that still has some mystique and has not been saturated by consumerism. Being able to walk up the acropolis, and to study and touch these architecturally stunning, ancient structures, is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Thanks for...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

My review is long overdue! My boyfriend and I stayed here for 2 nights at the beginning of our trip exploring the beautiful Yucatán Peninsula. Lee was so sweet in letting us stay there the first few nights of June when she is typically closed....More

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Response from Lee C, Owner at Genesis Eco-OasisResponded 9 September 2017

We are thrilled that you had a good time. Your visit was unstructured and spontaneous and made it possible to take advantage of opportunities to know some of the people who live here in the village. It was great to meet you and I hope...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Can't say enough good things. Beautiful and relaxing. It feels like you are right there with nature. The pool is lovely and is shared with the odd frog. Lee is lovely and provides visits to local homes for hammock making or making tortillas like they...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

We stayed at Genesis Eco-Oasis for one night to visit Ek Balam before heading to Isla Holbox. The hotel was supposed to be closed for the summer but Lee offered to keep the hotel open extra days for us. Arriving in the pueblo and driving...More

2  Thank arohof
Reviewed 8 June 2017

I would be lying if I said my husband and three university aged kids were not apprehensive about spending our one week vacation at Genesis Eco-Oasis. Since being back the chatter coming from them when we get together and when I hear them sharing information...More

2  Thank X9803CLsandram
Response from Lee C, Owner at Genesis Eco-OasisResponded 13 November 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write such a beautiful, detailed review. Knowing that we ultimately made such a good impression on your reluctant teens really makes my day! It was a pleasure to host your family.

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Free Parking
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USD 50 - USD 90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
USD 50 - USD 90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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SushNewYork
23 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
10 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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"All rooms are totally unique, some open air with mosquito nets and some more closed. All close to nature!"
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"We had the Birdhouse- gorgeous, but the swinging bed takes a little getting used to!"
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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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