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Explore the wonders of Yucatán

Welcome to Yucatán, a treasure in the southeast of Mexico. Yucatán is more than a tourist destination; it is a journey through time and culture that leaves its mark on every traveler. From the majesty of Mérida to the tranquility of Rio Lagartos, every corner of Yucatán tells a story that will captivate you. 

Are you ready to immerse yourself in this magical journey? Here are some of the many highlights you can discover:


MÉRIDA

Known as “The White City”, the Yucatecan capital fuses colonial architecture with the vitality of the local culture. Cobblestone streets, vibrant markets, and colorful colonial buildings await you in this city that is a true historical treasure. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore Paseo de Montejo, sample authentic Yucatecan cuisine, and immerse yourself in the effervescent cultural scene. 


IZAMAL 

This picturesque town, known as “The Yellow City”, invites you to immerse yourself in its history, traditions and unique beauty that make it a must-see tourist destination in the region.

Izamal stands out for its vibrant yellow painted buildings that welcome visitors with a unique glow. The Convent of San Antonio de Padua, a 16th century colonial construction, stands majestically in the center of town, offering a breathtaking panoramic view. The main square is a charming place to explore, surrounded by arches and colonial architecture.


RÍO LAGARTOS

Head to Rio Lagartos to enjoy natural beauty at its best. This natural reserve is home to pink flamingos, pelicans and more than 395 species of birds. As you take a leisurely boat ride through the mangroves, keep an eye out for the fascinating crocodiles that also inhabit the area. In addition, the tour allows you to explore the vibrant pink salt flats of Las Coloradas. Immerse yourself in a Mayan bathing experience, and for a refreshing touch, you can even rinse off at the seaside, adding an extra layer of relaxation to your unforgettable adventure.


EK- BALAM

Ek Balam stands out for its impressive structures and well-preserved Maya architecture. The imposing main temple, the Acropolis, invites you to ascend and enjoy panoramic views that embrace the surrounding jungle. Discover the sculptures that adorn these monuments, telling stories of the ancient Maya civilization.


VALLADOLID

As you walk through the cobblestone streets of Valladolid, you will feel transported back to an era where colonial architecture intertwines with everyday life. The Main Plaza and the Cathedral of San Servacio bear witness to centuries of history, offering a perfect setting to explore at your own pace.

Valladolid is the ideal entry point to immerse yourself in the fascinating magic of the region’s cenotes. Immerse yourself in the refreshing and crystalline waters of these natural treasures. 

Experience the charm of Hotel Posada San Juan as your ideal lodging option. This comfortable hotel sets the stage for an enchanting stay. Enhance your visit with a private excursion to the stunning Cenote Chenxunan. This exclusive opportunity guarantees an intimate and unforgettable encounter with the wonders of nature, making your stay at Posada San Juan truly exceptional.


YAXUNAH

Would you like to immerse yourself in the secrets of the delicious Yucatecan cuisine? Enjoy the unique experience of preparing the iconic “cochinita pibil”, a culinary art that will give you unforgettable moments, explore not only the flavors and colors of cochinita pibil, but also the secrets of the spices that compose it. 

The Mayan Community of Yaxunah will open its doors to reveal to you all the mysteries behind this emblematic dish.

To complete your experience, why not take the opportunity to participate in traditional workshops, such as hammock weaving or making handicrafts from bull horns? Immerse yourself in these activities while we allow the Yucatecan lands to work their magic during the cooking of the dish. And to cool off after a day full of learning and flavor, dive into the crystalline waters of a nearby cenote, a complete adventure that fuses the culinary, cultural and natural richness of Yucatan!


TREN MAYA UPDATES

The state of Yucatan emerges as an unparalleled tourist destination, captivating travelers with its Mayan vestiges, colonial cities, and enchanting natural landscapes. What adds to its allure is the seamless connection facilitated by the Tren Maya, an ambitious infrastructure project aiming to redefine how visitors explore Mexico’s southeastern region from Chiapas to Quintana Roo.

Two months post-inauguration, the Tren Maya has proven to be a resounding success. Merida, Cancun, San Francisco de Campeche, Valladolid, and Palenque have all risen as highly sought-after destinations. On February 29th, the Tren Mya is set to inaugurate the Cancun-Playa del Carmen section; this section will feature a stop at the Puerto Morelos station, further enhancing connectivity and accessibility along the route.

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