HACIENDA SANTA CRUZ
Hacienda Santa Cruz presents their new and luxury Spa with first class facilities and their unique cenote for having a relax moment in this lovely place, visit us at Calle 86 s/n, Comisaría de Santa Cruz Palomeque www.haciendasantacruz.com tel. (999) 611 9233, (999) 254 0541 e-mail: [email protected]

MIDTOWN CAFÉ
New! Cold brew coffee with coconut water. Calle 33-D x Reforma, Centro Comercial Colón. FB: Midtown Cafe

CALLE 55, SPANISH COURSES AT HOME
If you live in the historic center of Merida, a teacher can come to your house or your hotel to give you a private course, alone or in groups with friends (if you have the same level). Communicative approach. Minimum 18 years. Cel. 9992 74 31 30. www.calle-55.com

GALERÍA ANTÍTESIS
At Antítesis, gallery of contemporary art, we are part of an emerging cultural neighborhood in Colonia Itzimná. Good artists and an irresistible gallery store with fair prices, is our formula. Come check out our space and send us an email so we can invite you to our monthly openings. Open Monday to Friday, 10 am to 2 pm and 4 pm to 8 pm. Calle 20 x 15, Col. Itzimná. Cel. 9999 06 55 21.

JARDÍN OCHIL, HACIENDA OCHIL
Jardín Ochil is a new space where contemporary artists’ reflections are displayed through installations and actions. They are focused on the land, the history, and the challenges of the communities of the Yucatán península. The new season began with the installations “Urdiendo Ritmos” (weaving rhythms) and “En el Silencio Nunca Hay Silencio” (in silence there is never silence) by artistas Héctor Zamora (México, 1974) and Marilá Dardot (Brazil, 1973). FB: Hacienda San Pedro Ochil

FREE MASSAGE
Book a massage or facial at Kiool Spa at the regular price and we will give you a few more minutes of sublime pleasure, you choose! Petit Head Massage or Kiool Light Feet. We touch your body but you’ll feel it in your soul! Calle 53 #515-A x 62 y 64, Centro. Tel. (999) 923 0323. kioolspa.blogspot.mx, www.hotecasacarmita.com

CABAN CONDOS, SAN CRISANTO
With a successful sold out project on the Caribbean Sea in Mahahual, the Caban Condos team is about to embark on the next chapter: a gorgeous, well appointed new development in the serene and picturesque village of San Crisanto. We are two guys from Saskatchewan, Canada, building beautiful properties for you to enjoy in paradise! With our affordable prices, you can own a piece of this paradise. Our beaches are worth the drive! Caban Condos – San Crisanto. [email protected], [email protected], www.regalproperty.net

CHALE COLD BREW
Come taste our new Chale Cold Brew, made from organic coffee and rain water. Free tastings! Visit us: La Posheria, the home of Maya beverage “Pox Bankilal” distilled from a corn base. Paseo de Montejo #486 between 41 and 43. From Monday to Sunday. Tel. (999) 928 5496. @chalecoldbrew

AN OASIS IN CELESTÚN
Castillito Kin Nah Guest House on the beach. 3 rooms ocean view + casita for up to 4 persons, A/C, Sat. TV, tropical pool. Calle 12 # 47, 1 km north of the village. Tel. (988) 916 2627. Cel. 9999 07 64 19. www.castillito-kin-nah.com

NAPOLI MIA PASTA KITCHEN
Napoli Mia is the first restaurant in Mérida that brings the traditional flavors of authentic Neapolitan cuisine. Lunch for $100 pesos, Tuesday to Saturday 1 pm – 4 pm. New hours: Monday: 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm. Tuesday to Thursday: 1 pm – 4 pm / 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm. Friday and Saturday: 1 pm – 4 pm / 6:30 pm – 11:30 pm. Sunday: closed. Calle 60 x 45 y 47, Centro. Tel. (999) 289 5733. www.napolimiarestaurante.com

ENJOY INDIAN FOOD AT HOME
Delishop Merida is carrying a full line of Saboreando Comida India’s “heat at home” dishes. Located in Plaza La Ceiba on Hwy. 261 on your way to Progreso, opposite the Coliseo Yucatán. Open 11:30 am – 7:30 pm Tuesday to Saturday, 10:30 am – 2:30 pm Sunday. Tel. (999) 922 0647. FB: Delishop Merida

PILATES MERIDA
Summer promotions! Calle 13 #123 x 24 y 26, Colonia México. Tel. (999) 955 1200.

ENGLISH TUTOR & COLLEGE COACH
The best college coaching from a professional. Private test prep: SAT, GRE, GMAT, TOEFL. ESL classes. Advanced high school & college English. “How to write an essay.” Applications advice, letters of recommendation, CV’s, essays. Cel: 992 64 31 68 www.superenglishmerida.com

NEWS AT MERCADO 60
We have a new restaurant! “La Cantinita del Centro” has a varied menu of homemade food, cocktails, beers and wines, TV screens to watch sports, and billiard table. The Sub Factory opens its doors with baguettes, bagels and crepes and great music. We have a “secret garden” with local, organic products! And come try the “beer + yoga” class every Wednesday at 8 pm. $80 pesos includes class and beer or beverage. Bring your yoga mat and join the fun! Mercado 60 protects the planet: no plastic straws or Unicel, and we also have a compost program. Calle 60 x 53 y 51, Centro.

C + NATURAL ECOSTORE
Variety of organic and chemical-free personal care products. We have delivery service too! Come visit us! Av. Reforma #363-D x Av. Colón, Col. García Ginerés. FB: cmasnaturalecotienda. Tel. (999) 286 5563. www.cmasnatural.com.mx.

GRAY LINE
Enjoy Uxmal, the Puuc region and surroundings just as the first explorers did in the last century, in a vintage, restored Land Rover Defender. Book at [email protected], Tel. 01 (800) 719 5465. www.graylinecancun.com

CASA MUSEO MONTES MOLINA
Museum Nights in July and August. Mondays July 17, 24 and 31, and 7 and 14 August, La Casa Museo Montes Molina will open its doors for you to discover this beautiful mansion and admire the collections of art by candlelight. An experience full of elegance and glamor! 8 pm – 10 pm. General admission $50 pesos. Tel. (999) 925 5999. FB: La Quinta Montes Molina. www.laquintamm.com

HIDDEN GEM IN CELESTÚN
Casa Celeste Vida Guest House on the beach, 1 km. north of town. Comfort, privacy, great ocean views, fabulous sunsets. 3 suites w/ kitchens, bicycles, kayaks. #49-E Calle 12, Celestún. www.hotelcelestevida.com

DOMO GELATO
We are back and even better! Now an ice cream parlor and café. Gelatos, desserts, beverages, coffees, breads. FreeWiFi. 12 pm – 10 pm. Ave. García Lavín x 27, Fracc. Montebello, Plaza Ateneum. Tel. (999) 469 5413. Twitter and Instagram: @DomoGelato

HOTEL XIXIM
More comfort and more freshness! We are pleased to announce that in addition to our in-room ceiling fans Xixim now offers air-conditioning in 24 of our 32 bungalow suites. Experience it yourself! We also have two stand up paddle boards for guests to use at no extra charge. For more information, contact us at: [email protected] or call us (988) 916 2100.

ST. LUKE’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Service in English every Sunday at 10 am. NEW LOCATION: Calle 76 #581B at 55, Centro. The Rev. Dr. José Vieira Arruda. The Episcopal Church welcomes you! Tel. (999) 247 1519. Website: www.stlukesmerida.org

CASA DEL MAYA BED & BREAKFAST
Rated #1 in Mérida and #1 in México by Trip Advisor! Fusing the serenity of a Mayan village with the charm of colonial Mérida, offering modern comfort and delicious breakfasts with our famous homemade cinnamon rolls. Calle 66 #410-A x 45 y 47, Centro. Cel. 9991 81 18 80. www.casadelmaya.com

ADVENTURES MEXICO
Taste of Yucatan – Merida cooking class: This culinary tour includes a visit to a bustling market, conversation with local people and the experience of cooking and sampling some Yucatecan delicacies. Street Food tour: Not in the mood to cook? Try local food without the cooking experience by visiting the food area of a market, a seafood restaurant and a Gelato store. Discover lots of new dishes in a short period of time. Tel. (999) 925 1700. www.adventures-mexico.com