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Hacienda Xcanatun, Angsana Heritage Collection

02 july 2024
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Hacienda Xcanatun, Angsana Heritage Collection: A Luxury Lodging Experience in Yucatán, What does it include? How to get there?
When we explore ancient places, we often let our imagination fill in the gaps of a time that feels so distant from ours. This is exactly what happens when you visit a hacienda. These majestic estates, with their vast stretches of land and grand colonial architecture, invite us to reflect on what life was like during Yucatán's “Green Gold” era.

That’s why it’s so exciting to see the revival of these historically rich buildings. Restored and revitalized, Hacienda Xcanatun, Angsana Heritage Collection, stands as a shining example of how these historical gems can be transformed into spaces that seamlessly blend the grandeur of the past with modern sophistication.


The history of Hacienda Xcanatun


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Located on the outskirts of Mérida, Hacienda Xcanatun's story begins in the 18th century when it thrived as a bustling agricultural estate. But it wasn't until the heyday of the Henequén industry that it truly blossomed, thanks to its closeness to the port of Sisal, from where Henequén was exported.

Over time and with changes in the textile industry, the hacienda became a retreat for its owners. However, after the devastating impact of Hurricane Gilbert in 1988, the hacienda was left in ruins, awaiting rescue by visionary hands. In the 1990s, Jorge Ruz Buenfil and Cristina Baker, motivated by their desire to preserve this historical legacy, undertook the monumental task of restoring the hacienda, turning it into a luxury hotel for travelers seeking an exceptional lodging experience.


Hacienda Xcanatun, Angsana Heritage Collection today




Today, under the direction of a new group of partners and backed by the prestige of Angsana, part of the Banyan Tree Group, Hacienda Xcanatun stands as an unparalleled retreat. By preserving the original buildings, it merges the richness of our region's cultural and historical heritage with lavish suites and beautiful gardens, creating a whole new chapter in its history.

Hacienda Xcanatun offers 54 suites, including 18 traditional and 36 modern ones. The traditional suites take you back to a charming era with high ceilings and private terraces perfect for unwinding with a book or stargazing. On the flip side, the modern suites impress with their chic elegance, blending contemporary design with local touches like Chukum and Henequén. Whether it's the private pools in ground-floor suites or the cozy balconies in first-floor ones, each space promises privacy and comfort beyond compare.



The cuisine of Hacienda Xcanatun, Angsana Heritage Collection


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But honoring heritage goes beyond just the architecture. The dining experience at Hacienda Xcanatun is a delightful celebration of local flavors and the diverse culinary traditions of Yucatán, infused with pan-Asian influences to create truly one-of-a-kind dishes. At Casa de Piedra, the culinary hub of the hacienda, you'll savor the essence of Yucatecan cuisine with innovative twists, making it the perfect spot for a relaxing family Sunday brunch.


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And we cannot forget the charm of Lol-Ha Pool & Club, located next to the Olympic-sized central pool, the largest of its kind in Mérida. Here, you can enjoy delicious snacks and small plates while admiring the beauty of the surroundings. With a relaxed atmosphere and giant screens for sports enthusiasts, this place is perfect for enjoying fun moments.



Angsana Spa at Hacienda Xcanatun


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Another enchanting aspect of Hacienda Xcanatun is its array of special experiences. Angsana Spa epitomizes the idea of embracing the natural beauty around us, serving as a sanctuary that honors the profound bond between people and nature. Nestled above a serene pond and enveloped by lush greenery, the new Angsana Spa pavilion is a haven where time feels suspended, offering guests a truly rejuvenating experience. Here, revitalization extends beyond the surface, blending local materials with Asian techniques to craft a wellness retreat that nurtures both body and soul.


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Special occasions at Hacienda Xcanatun, Angsana Heritage Collection

Moreover, Hacienda Xcanatun offers an exceptional setting for small meetings and corporate retreats. Its inspiring spaces, in harmony with the rich history of the hacienda, foster collaboration and growth, allowing exceptional results in an environment that invites creativity and teamwork.

As you can see, a visit to Hacienda Xcanatun, Angsana Heritage Collection is like stepping into a timeless journey through the beauty of Yucatán. From its rich history as a thriving hacienda to its transformation into a luxurious retreat, every corner of this historic gem promises a unique experience. Come and discover the timeless charm of Hacienda Xcanatun!



Hacienda Xcanatun, Angsana Heritage Collection
Calle 20 S/N x 19 y 19A Comisaría Xcanatún, Mérida
Tel. 999 930 2140
IG: hacienda.xcanatun
FB: Hacienda Xcanatun

Sara Alba

Author: Sara Alba

Panamanian with a Mexican accent since 2005. Editorial Assistant, a walking jukebox, and always lurking on social media, in the constant search of hidden gems to visit and share.

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