It’s getting hot! But here’s the good news: Yucatán has 378 km of coastline, and it’s waiting for you to dive in! Don’t forget the SPF.
Looking for places to venture out while we readjust to socializing in person as opposed to Zoom? Greta checked out some of Mérida’s best watering holes and provides the details in her article this month.
April 30 is Día del Niño (Children’s Day) in México. It’s a holiday for children of all ages, so why not take the kids in your life on a trip that doesn’t actually require traveling? Cassie tells you all about it in her April editorial.
For breakfast, head out to Motul to try yummy Huevos Motuleños at the celebrated market eatery Doña Evelia. After getting your fill, explore the town which is the birthplace of the Yucatecan statesman Felipe Carrillo Puerto.
Take the boat tour in Río Lagartos to see the flamingos that nest there during this time of year. You can also see lots of other waterfowl and even crocodiles.
Looking for tokens of appreciation for this Children’s Day, Mother’s Day, or Teacher’s Day? Head to Santa Lucía with its multiple shops like Between the Lines, Ki’Xocolatl, Kukul Boutik, and Miel Nativa to support local businesses and get something for everyone on your list.
Visit the archaeological site of Dzibilchaltún and its Pueblo Maya museum. Then treat yourself to a delightful lunch at gorgeous Hacienda Xcanatún.
Famously known for its cenotes, Homún is also home to Laguna Yalahau, one of the state’s only open lagoons. Protected for its diverse flora and fauna, get the help of a local guide in order to visit this rare natural wonder.
Mother’s Day is always held on May 10 in México. Treat Mom to an extra special lunch! Maya de Asia at The Harbor is an incredible Asian-Yucatecan fusion spot that is equal parts delicious and unique.
Experience the living museum of Hacienda Sotuta de Peón. Learn about the turbulent history of Henequén farming as you explore the process of making the plant into the fiber.
Editorial by Maggie Rosado
More Top 10 inspiration:
- Yucatán Top Ten: March 2021
- Yucatán Top Ten: February 2021
- Yucatán Top Ten: January 2021
- Yucatán Top Ten: December 2020
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