Follow the light! Be part of the red sunflower season at Suut K’iin Lool Garden (Tetiz municipality). Open every day between February 12 and March 21, 9 am to 4 pm; $60 per person. FB: Jardín Suut K’iin Lool
And if you’re going for the flowers, stay for the Entrepreneur Fair and regional dance presentation, every Saturday and Sunday during sunflower season. Don’t be afraid to join the dance, just follow along!
Looking for extreme fun? This is your chance to showcase your skills. Tuesdays through Sundays starting at 1 pm, visit the Extreme Sports Park in Bosques del Poniente, Mérida. Entrance is free throughout February.
How about a getaway to watch a sunset in Yucatán? The coast is not the only place to enjoy them; why not try La Ermita at Tekax? Go up its stone staircase and you’ll see: this hill offers a spectacular view!
Our Maya language is the heart of the way we talk in Yucatán. Celebrate the International Mother Language Day (February 21) by taking the time some phrases wherever you are, and revel in this centuries-old heritage.
Begin your Sunday like a Yucateco: go buy cochinita by the kilogram or Torta. If you enjoy cycling, go south on the San Pedro Chimay bike path and get directions to Doña Lulú’s Cochinita, cooked underground. Just don’t be late! She sells out quickly.
Since you’re south of the city, why not visit the Pak’al K’aax Biopark, within the Cuxtal ecological reserve? Surround yourself by the beauty of its natural resources with a picnic or hiking expedition, to the tune of the bird songs. FB: Bioparque Pak al K aax
March 3 is World Nature Day! What better way to celebrate it than by visiting one of the Biosphere Reserves Yucatán has to offer? Whether you choose Celestún or Ría Lagartos, their beauty will relieve you from your everyday stress.
Esquites (corn kernels in a cup) are an easy-to-enjoy treat. The best part is they’re very easy to find almost anywhere you are in Yucatán. Make the most of our winter and enjoy their warmth!
The chilly mornings are a great opportunity to try a very traditional Yucatecan breakfast: Chuc (dunk, pronounced chook) your Barra (a loaf of bread) in your coffee. It’s one of our age-old rituals, which usually reminds us of the person who showed it to us.
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