In ancient times, the Yucatan region was set apart from the rest of Mexico, because of its mountains and so, for a long time, it preserved its ancient Mayan civilization, at its heart. After it was conquered by the Spanish, flavors of Europe were mixed in with the Mayan culture. This state has an amazing variety of attractions, from Mayan ruins to the amazing coastal region and the historic cities.
Choosing where to stay can be difficult, as there is plenty to choose from. While you might want to choose a beachfront villa, the historic haciendas are there to give you the experience of traditional Mexico. Read on and discover where to stay in Yucatan region, Mexico, with ten amazing places to choose from, no matter what you are looking for!
The Lodge at Chichen Itza is an upscale property, located very close to Chichen Itza. The Mayan style architecture of the lodge gives amazing insight into the culture, along with a private entrance to the famous Chichen Itza. The mud bungalows, inspired by Mayan casitas, are located amongst nature, in the lap of the landscaped gardens.
When you are not exploring the Mayan heritage, you can spend your precious time around its three outdoor pools. In the evening, don’t miss out on the Mayan Jarana folk dance.
The Lodge at Chichen Itza
Address: Carretera Merida - Cancun Km. 120, Piste, 97751 Tinum, Yuc., Mexico (see map)
Price: from 175 USD
The most attractive feature of this hacienda is its amazing location. It is basically located in between Chichen Itza, Izamal, Cenotes, Valladolid, Mérida and the coast. The hacienda ensures your privacy, along with the convenience of visiting any Mayan attraction, city or beach. The Hacienda Kininche is a prime example of historic Mexican architecture, yet with all the modern facilities.
La Hacienda Kininche
Price: from 160 USD
Number of Guests: Maximum 14 people
Valladolid is one of the gateway cities of Chichen Itza and the Hotel Meson del Marques is one of the familiar hotels, located in the heart of the city of Valladolid. 17th-century colonial elegance is mixed with the modern facilities of this hotel. The open-air terrace is the best part of this accommodation, from where you can enjoy an amazing view of the city, over famous Mexican food and a glass of the finest wine.
Hotel Meson del Marques
Address: Calle 39 #203 x 40 y 42, Acceso #1 Restaurante/Plaza Principal, 97780 Valladolid, Yuc., Mexico (see map)
Price: from 62 USD
A stay in a historic, listed building doesn’t have to be expensive. This colonial villa in downtown Merida is a restored mansion, which holds all the charm of a Mexican colonial building. One of the highlights of this villa is its large courtyard with a pool. There is also an outdoor pool, located in the middle of a garden. The large building allows the guests lots of space to enjoy the property and the best part is, it is very economical. In Villa Merida, you will have the chance to enjoy the finest Yucatan hospitality, in a budget-friendly manner.
Price: from 41 USD
Number of Guests: 2
A chance to explore Mayan culture firsthand is available to you at Sac Nicté, where you can stay in a Mayan village, along with native villagers. At Sac Nicté, you can stay in mud cottages, sleep in traditional hammocks and explore village life. Away from the crowds and noise of the city, this peaceful abode will definitely bring you closer to nature. The Mayan heritage stops of Mayapán and Acancéh are located nearby, so is the hidden, underground sacred lake, which is known as Cenote, in the Mayan language.
Price: from 69 USD
Number of Guests: 4
Along with its history and architecture, Yucatan province is also famous for its amazing beaches. The beachfront villas of the Yucatan give you the experience of staying along mostly private beaches. Chicxulub Pueblo is a small port town, located in the northern part of Yucatan province. This lavish, upscale, beachfront villa is perfect for a family holiday at the mouth of the Gulf of Mexico. Along with its three bedrooms, it has a large, open-air space to enjoy the blue sea and sky. If you are feeling too lazy to go to the beach, enjoy the view of the sea from the outdoor pool.
Modern Beachfront Oasis
Price: from 144 USD
Number of Guests: 9
Near the busy tourist cities of Cancun and Progreso, Chuburna Puerto is a small fishing village, with beautiful beaches and a haven for bird lovers. This beachfront villa portrays Mexican architecture on one side, with private terraces to enjoy the sunset and a lavish pool on the other side. Along with a panoramic view of the beach and the sea, you can spend your whole day just listening to the sound of the crashing waves of the sea.
Private Oasis On The Beach, Chuburna Puerto
Price: from 200 USD
Number of Guests: 12
The romantic side of the Emerald Coast is fully expressed in this modern beach hideaway. Casa Chaka is located next to white, sandy beaches and gives you a feeling of seclusion. The private pool of this villa is hidden from the world, by the surrounding trees and it gives an excellent view of the beach. The two storied building is cozy and comfortable, with the lots of surrounding space. Waking up in this villa is indeed an experience, with a view of the sea from its second story balcony.
Price: from 123 USD
Number of Guests: 6
Uxmal is another attraction full of Mayan splendor. The Lodge at Uxmal is a property belonging to the Mayaland Group of resorts and located within Uxmal Archaeological Park. The wooden cottages are located in the lap of tropical forest and the whole interior of this resort is designed with wood carvings and ethnic ceramics. Apart from enjoying the three outdoor pools, you can take a hike through the garden or just enjoy the view from the hammock on your private adjacent terrace. Along with a visit to the Mayan pyramids, you must visit the Choco-Story Chocolate Museum, just a two-minute walk from this resort.
The Lodge At Uxmal
Address: Km.78, Merida - Campeche, 97844 Uxmal, Yuc., Mexico (see map)
Price: from 175 USD
10. A diverse range of accommodation in the Yucatan...
Like its diverse variety of attractions, these accommodations can give you diverse experience. Staying in the coastal region can offer you a taste of the life around the Gulf of Mexico, whereas the stays near Mayan ruins offer you the chance to explore at a leisurely pace. Fix your itinerary according to your wishes and get a taste of Yucatan hospitality, firsthand.
The city of Merida is the capital and largest city of Yucatan and the Casita of Maison Azul is located in the historic quarter of the city. Luxurious and lavish, it ensures privacy to all its visitors. The colonial interior of the property gives you the feel of real colonial Mexico, but with all the modern amenities. This 100-year old property offers discreet bedrooms, a walled garden with a courtyard and an outdoor pool.
Casita of Maison Azul, Merida
Price: from 102 USD
Number of Guests: 2 People
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