For those who wish to discover the wildlife of the Yucatán Peninsula, the Special Biosphere Reserve of Celestun is a real treat. The park is located 56 miles west of Mérida and expands for 146,000 acres. It is a combination of coastal scrub, estuary, and mangrove, which together provides an excellent habitat for wildlife of many sorts
The name of this streetside taco stand (pronounced "Why-en-AY") is Mayan for "here we are." Friendly owner Mauricio Loría presides over this oasis of carnivorous delights serving mostly tortas—Mexico's answer to the sandwich—and tacos at the crossroads of several busy streets.
Dating back more than 1,500 years the famous Mayan Pyramids of Chichén-Itzá is considered one of the most important archeological sites in Mexico and the world. Located only 1.5 hours from the hotel, the tour is led by a certified private guide who will explain this mystical site, its history and the fascinating Culture of the Mayan people.