Cenotes were sacred to the Maya because the natural wells served as a water source and were believed to be portals in which to speak with the gods. Today, they are popular with locals and tourists alike.
There are plenty of architecturally unique boutique hotels in Mérida. Here are three of our favourites.
Mérida’s many museums feature contemporary works, age-old art, pre-Hispanic culture and colonial history.
With its mix of Maya and Spanish flavours, this slow-roasted pork dish is Yucatecan cuisine in a nutshell. Here’s everything you need to know about cochinita pibil tacos.
Home to restored palacios (grand homes) and ultra-modern structures, Mérida’s past and present come together in its diverse architecture.
From that morning sip of coffee to a late-night taco, days in Mérida revolve around food and drink. Make like a local by following our five-step itinerary.