Casa en Mama - house in Mama


If exploring small villages is your thing, you’re going to love Mama and Timucuy! Visit them during their celebration of Our Lady of the Assumption, August 10 to 21, and get to know the people, culture, and traditions. FB: Ayuntamiento de Timucuy 2021-2024 FB: Mama Yucatán




August and September are your last chance to enjoy baseball season at the Kukulcán Álamo stadium. Don’t miss out on the chance to celebrate a home run by the Leones de Yucatán while you enjoy a variety of local snacks. Tickets at



Valladolid - video mapping


Make Valladolid your next stop! Discover the activities this Pueblo Mágico offers; a bee tour and a walking tour are but a few. Check out the rest on page 7.




Pájaro - bird


You can’t miss out on a birdwatching tour; one is coming up in Sierra Papacal, Chuburná, this August 27. Check it out and then head to the famous Chuburná dune beach, perfect to enjoy all day long. FB: Festival de las Aves TOH



Choco-Story - Sur de Yucatán


September 2 is México’s National Cacao and Chocolate Day. Celebrate with very Yucatecan options:  Ki’Xocolatl at Paseo 60, Caricoa in Tekax, or Choco-Story in Uxmal or Valladolid. Staying home? Make yourself an Imperial hot chocolate!




Freshen up and enjoy nature: that’s what former Hacienda Dzoyaxché is for! Just 40 minutes south of Mérida, with an entrance fee of only $2 (yes, two) pesos. Are you going to miss it? FB: Reserva Cuxtal




Izamal joins Yucatán’s celebration of food by hosting the 7th National Tamal Fair, September 9 to 11. An event you really shouldn’t skip. You’ll see all kinds of tamales: get ready and bring a container, you’re probably going to need it.




Explore new destinations, for example, the Cenote Pueblo Fantasma park. They offer access to two cenotes, as well as vegan and vegetarian food. Plus, spiritual experiences! Book in advance: 985 146 2166 FB: Cenote Pueblo Fantasma



If you’re out of ideas for the weekend, an adrenaline-filled option is playing paintball with your friends. Try Gotcha El Mayor, a paintball field on the Tahdzibichén-Molas road. Extra outdoorsy? Use the bike path to get there and enjoy the view. FB: Gotcha El Mayor 



After a great game of paintball, recharge with a delicious meal at the Eco-touristic rest stop Kin – Balam, in Molas. They have a cenote, a huge swimming pool, camping area, and more. It’ll make for a great weekend! FB: Kinbalam Cuxtal



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