In Yucatán, people like to take chairs out to their front doors and porches so that they can spend the evening enjoying the breeze and conversation with family and friends. If you walk by, don’t forget to say hello!
On June 20, celebrate with your dad at Hacienda Xcanatún. He deserves a delicious Father’s Day brunch!
There’s nothing quite so satisfying as exploring an archaeological site and getting nice and hot before taking a cooling dunk in a cenote. Visit Ek Balam and then head over to the cenote that’s located just 1 km away, X’Canché.
Since opening in 2020, Cuna – located inside Hotel Wayam Mundo Imperial – has been delighting guests with original dishes by Chef Maycoll Calderón. It was also recognized as the Best Culinary Opening of the Year by Food & Travel México. Have you been yet?
Merida’s free activities have been starting up again over the past couple of months. From Monday to Saturday join the free bilingual tour of the city’s first block leaving from the Palacio Municipal at 9:30 am. There’s no tour on Sundays, but you can check out the Biciruta or Mérida en Domingo instead.
The rainy season has begun, but mornings are usually sunny in Yucatán. Spend a day at the beach and then have fried fish for lunch.
Kimbilá is renowned for making impeccable embroidered garments. Take one home as a souvenir! They’re perfect in the Yucatecan heat.
Since you’re already in the area, stop by Izamal. Visit the San Antonio de Padua Convent, built over a Maya temple, but also be sure to check out the pyramids that still stand today. This town is known as “The City of Three Cultures” for combining pre-Columbian, Colonial, and contemporary architecture.
Make an appointment for a spa pedicure at Tai Spa, and get ready for ultimate relaxation.
Let’s celebrate the end of one of the most challenging school years with ice cream…oh, yeah! Try creamy creations at Domo Gelato in Plaza Anteneum, the unique flavors of Pola in Santa Lucía, or the Yucatán-Mediterranean fusion flavors by Wabi Gelato in Valladolid.
Editor of Yucatan Today. Maggie is passionate about tourism, writing, and languages and holds a Master’s degree in Translation.
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