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 www.yuc.today/boletosLY
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.
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
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
More Top 10 inspiration:
- Yucatán Top Ten: July 2022
- Yucatán Top Ten: June 2022
- Yucatán Top Ten: May 2022
- Yucatán Top Ten: April 2022
- Yucatán Top Ten: March 2022
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