The city of Merida is famous for its rich Mayan history and for being home to some of the most important archaeological sites in Mexico. It is a great center of activities and is very well connected by road and air to other places in the region and the country. It offers all the amenities of a big city, together with the rich history and culture of colonial Mexico.

 The surrounding area of Yucatan offers a large number of touristic attractions. Here are some examples:

Archaeological Sites

Chichen Itzá

Chichen Itzá is a large pre-Columbian city built by the Maya people of the Terminal Classic period. The archaeological site is located in the municipality of Tinum, in the Mexican state of Yucatan. During the spring (March 21, 2016) and fall equinoxes, the wonder of Mayan astronomical accuracy creates the illusion of a snake crawling down the northern staircase of the great pyramid of Kukulcán with the sun of the late afternoon. 

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Mayan Cities (Uxmal, Mayapan, Dzibilchaltun)


Grutes and Cenotes



Colonial Cities and Beaches