In México, we celebrate our Independence during the whole month of September. Visit the Monumento a la Patria and see the lights twinkle over Paseo de Montejo and Centro Histórico. Viva México!


Spend the weekend exploring the caves of Tekax, in southern Yucatán. Throughout this month you’ll find tips on all the must-see spots when checking out this destination.


The Yucatán Symphony Orchestra (OSY) started its new season on September 6. Don’t miss the opportunity to attend one of their concerts at the majestic Teatro José Peón Contreras.




If you want to beat the heat (even if it’s just for a while), go ice skating in Plaza Galerías. If you’re not a great skater, no fear, you can always enjoy an ice cream cone while you sit by the rink.


Pox is a corn-based distillate which was traditionally used during Maya rites and ceremonies. Try it at La Posheria and take a bottle home to share its mystical properties.


See the first Spanish residence built in Mérida: Casa Montejo. Now property of Banamex, this 16th century construction has been partially conserved and houses a museum.




Take the bus to Motul, hometown of Yucatecan statesman Felipe Carrillo Puerto. After some delicious Huevos Motuleños, go to cenote Sambulá for a swim in paradise.


During September, you can try one of the season’s most representative and patriotic dishes: Chiles en Nogada! Check out our editorial to find out where you can try this dish


It’s back to school, so Yucatecan beaches will be less crowded than they have been the last several months. Go to Telchac Puerto to enjoy the relaxed vibe, walks on the beach, and restaurants.


Discover the magical rooftop at Mercado Norte and take in unforgettable sunsets while you sample delicious dishes, listen to great music, and make new friends.



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