Merida's Points of Interests

  • Abala, Yucatan

    Abala is an excellent choice for the practice of cenote diving in one of its many underwater cave systems. It has such water clarity that is easy to feel that you are suspended in the sky. This is different to everything you had experienced before.

  • Becan, Campeche

    Located almost in the center of the Yucatan Peninsula, in the state of Campeche, the ancient Mayan city of Becan, or ditch of water, was discovered in 1934. The ditch was a fortification around the limestone structured city. Xpuhil or Xpujil, Chicann

  • Campeche City, Campeche

    A hidden treasure of the Yucatan Peninsula is the state of Campeche. The capital city of the same name is a colonial and fortified destination full of history and romance with a renewed Historic Downtown that visitors ought to stroll. Military archit

  • Celestun, Yucatan

    This beautiful fishermen port will let you astonished, he will steal your breath more than once with its stunning natural scenery. The weather is mostly warm and semi wet, with moderate rains all year long, the average annual temperature is 80°F. I

  • Chichen Itza - Piste, Yucatan

    Located 120 km or 75 miles east of Merida in the state of Yucatan, the over 1500 year old Mayan site of Chichen Itza is one of the most famous archaeological zones in the world. The outstanding architecture of the Pyramid of Kukulcan and its function

  • Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche

    Located in the southwest part of the state of Campeche on the southern tip of the Island del Carmen in the Lagoon of Terminos, Ciudad del Carmen is connected to the mainland by 2 bridges. Surrounded by jungle and the Biosphere Reserve of Calakmul and

  • Izamal, Yucatan

    Located 40 minutes southeast of Merida, Izamal, a yellow painted town, is accessible by a good highway. North of Izamal is Motul whereas southeast of it is Chichen Itza. Izamal is worth the visit because it is both an archaeological and a colonial at

  • Kabah, Yucatan

    In the southeast side of the Yucatan Peninsula, the city of Kabah is 29 km. or 18 miles south of the city of Uxmal. South of Kabah are three other archaeological sites named Labna, Sayil, and Xlapak, whereas east is Ticul. Kabah constitutes an import

  • Labna, Yucatan

    In the southeast side of the Yucatan Peninsula, Labna is 29 km or 18 miles south of Uxmal; it lies east of Xlapak and Sayil. Labna is one of the best examples of Puuc style that is characterized by the richness of details in the architecture and buil

  • Maxcanu, Yucatan

    Maxcanú means cannula Monkey. Is a colonial city, where you can spend an excellent vacation in the Hacienda Santa Rosa, a former hacienda converted into a hotel. In Maxcanu you can enjoy warm semi-dry weather, with fresh rains during the summer. He

  • Mayapan, Yucatan

    Located 47 km or 29 miles southeast of Merida, the ancient city of Mayapan is a walled area that reveals the unstable political situation at the time of its construction. Mayapan is north of Ticul, west of Uxmal, east of Chichen Itza and Valladolid.

  • Merida North Area, Yucatan

    Merida North Area is located near to the Alcala Martín, Itzimna and Garcia Gineres neighborhoods, whose residences comes from the first half of the twentieth century.

  • Merida, Yucatan

    Merida is a charming and romantic city, well deserving a visit, and optimal starting point to discover surrounding natural and historical attractions.

  • Nearby Attractions: State of Yucatan

    Cities like Valladolid and Merida, located several driving hours away, have a rich colonial history, which is displayed in their architecture of major buildings. These are optimal starting points to explore ancient Mayan archaeological sites located

  • Progreso, Yucatan

    By highway 261, Progreso is located 40 km north of the capital city of the state of Yucatan, Merida. Progreso is in the northern point facing the Gulf of Mexico and represents the most important shipping port of the Yucatan Peninsula, featuring a 6 k

  • Telchac Puerto, Yucatán

    Telchac Puerto is the ideal place to spend a weekend full of fun or an unforgettable vacation. With blue waters, transparent and peaceful, Telchac Puerto is becoming an important tourist place with all the services required, including hotels and rest

  • Tixkokob, Yucatan

    Tixkokob means Place of vipers. The territory in which today is Tixkokob was in pre- Hispanic times part of the province of Ceh-Pech. Still it is not known the precise date when the town was founded, but in 1549 was committed to Captain D. Francisco

  • Uayamon, Champeche

    Uayamon means where the spirit descends, or place where the sorcerers descend. Uayamon is an authentic vision of the Mayan traditions.

  • Uxmal, Yucatan

    Located in the southeast side of the Yucatan Peninsula, 110 km or 70 miles south from Merida, Uxmal is one of the best known cities of the Mayas. Coming from Merida on highway 261 towards Campeche, Uxmal is after Yaxcopol and Oxxintok and before Kaba

  • Valladolid, Yucatan

    Located half way between Cancun and Merida is Valladolid. East of this town is Chichen Itza whereas west is Cancun; north of Valladolid are the ruin site of Ek Balam and the town of Tizimin; and south of Valladolid is Coba. It is easy to get to Va

  • Xpujil, Campeche

    Located in the Yucatan Peninsula, in the state of Campeche, the ancient Mayan city of Xpujil is west of Becan. Named by an expedition in 1938, Xpujil features excellent samples of the Rio Bec style. The site must have flourished between 400 B.C. and