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Mérida awaits: its ruins, museums, entertainment, and more!

Gourmet restaurants, ancient ruins, and top sights from Paseo de Montejo to Progreso Beach—discover Mérida, a historic destination.

Where to stay in Mérida

Merida Cathedral which includes heritage architecture and night scenes

Centro

4.5/5Wonderful!(745 area reviews)

Centro is popular for its abundant dining options, and if you're looking for more to see and do, you might think about a trip to Paseo de Montejo or Plaza Grande.

Centro
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Chicxulub Puerto

5/5Exceptional!(1 area review)

Travelers like the beaches in Chicxulub Puerto, and Playa Uaymitun is a top attraction you might want to visit.

Chicxulub Puerto
Anthropology and History Museum showing heritage architecture

Zona Paseo Montejo

While visiting Zona Paseo Montejo, you might make a stop by sights like Paseo de Montejo and Casa Montes Molina Museum.

Zona Paseo Montejo
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Celestun

4.5/5Wonderful!(3 area reviews)

While visiting Celestun, you might make a stop by sights like Celestun Beach and Mangroves of Dzinitun.

Celestun
Great Museum of the Maya World

Zona Industrial

4/5Very Good!(17 area reviews)

While visiting Zona Industrial, you might make a stop by sights like Plaza Galerias Mall and The Harbor Lifestyle Mall.

Zona Industrial
Casa Frederick Catherwood showing art and interior views

Barrio de Santiago

While visiting Barrio de Santiago, you might make a stop by sights like Merida English Library and Casa Frederick Catherwood.

Barrio de Santiago

Top Hotels in Mérida

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Hyatt Regency Merida Hotel
Hyatt Regency Merida Hotel
4 out of 5
Avenida Colon Esquina Calle 60, Mérida, YUC
The price is ¥8,013 per night

This family-friendly Mérida hotel is located on the Strip, within a 5-minute walk of Paseo de Montejo, Yucatan International Convention Center, and U.S. Consulate ...

4.3/5Excellent! (997 reviews)
nice Places

"Incredible location, excelente attention"…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Hyatt Regency Merida Hotel
Residence Inn by Marriott Merida
Residence Inn by Marriott Merida
3 out of 5
CALLE 3-A #272 X 20 A COLONIA XCUMPICH, Mérida, YUC
The price is ¥4,555 per night

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Juega Juega Casino, Paseo de Montejo, and Yucatan Siglo XXI Convention Center. Plaza Galerias ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (6 reviews)

"Good place to stay if you don t want to be close to the center of the city."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Residence Inn by Marriott Merida
Fiesta Americana - Merida
Fiesta Americana - Merida
4 out of 5
Paseo Montejo No. 451, Esq. Av. Colon Col. Centro, Mérida, YUC
The price is ¥8,901 per night

Located in Centro, this spa hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Paseo de Montejo and U.S. Consulate Merida. Mérida Cathedral and Plaza Grande are also within ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (999 reviews)

"This hotel was centrally located and very well situated. The service was great, and the front desk was accommodating. Hotel rooms are a little dated but still comfortable enough to stay. The Walmart has everything you need in case you forgot something. The price was unbeatable. I would definitely ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

Fiesta Americana - Merida

Popular places to visit in Mérida

Paseo de Montejo
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Paseo de Montejo

4.5/5(273 reviews)

Walk down this beautiful tree-lined avenue for a little taste of all the things that make Mérida such a charming place to visit.

Mérida Cathedral
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Mérida Cathedral

4.5/5(294 reviews)

Visit chapels and survey impressive works of religious art inside this ancient church, an imposing building in the historical center of Merida.

Celestun Beach
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Celestun Beach

Nothing says vacation like spending a lazy day at Celestun Beach, a popular beach in Mérida.

Plaza Grande
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Plaza Grande

4.5/5(251 reviews)

Locals stop for friendly chats and large shady trees line the paved walkways. This main square is truly the heart of downtown Merida.

Cenotes Cuzama
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Cenotes Cuzama

4.5/5(52 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at Cenotes Cuzama, a popular spot to commune with nature in Cuzama. While you're in the area, wander around the natural setting.

Mayapan Mayan Ruins
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Mayapan Mayan Ruins

5/5(42 reviews)

Crumbling pyramids and lonely towers stand guard over a tranquil site that was once one of the most important Mayan cities on the Yucatán Peninsula. 

Top things to do in Mérida

Chichén Itzá all inclusive and swim in a maya cenote
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Chichén Itzá all inclusive and swim in a maya cenote

¥13,782
Per adult
86% of travellers recommend
Yaxcopoil Hacienda & Uxmal plus Cenote from Merida
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Yaxcopoil Hacienda & Uxmal plus Cenote from Merida

¥15,082
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Cuzama Cenotes Day Tour with Lunch
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Cuzama Cenotes Day Tour with Lunch

¥9,615
Per adult
98% of travellers recommend
Magical Towns: Valladolid, Cenote Swim & Izamal from Merida
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Magical Towns: Valladolid, Cenote Swim & Izamal from Merida

¥15,918
Per adult
Celestun Tour
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Celestun Tour

¥12,729
Per adult
Coloradas & Rio Lagartos
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Coloradas & Rio Lagartos

¥14,423
Per adult

Reviews of Mérida

4.7

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
433
5 - Excellent 70.17828200972447%
4 - Good
161
4 - Good 26.094003241491087%
3 - Okay
19
3 - Okay 3.079416531604538%
2 - Disappointing
2
2 - Disappointing 0.3241491085899514%
1 - Terrible
2
1 - Terrible 0.3241491085899514%

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Apr 25, 2020

Very quick stay to visit embassy. Did not do much of anything else while in town. Very quiet due to COVID. Would love to visit again.

4/5 - Good

Al

Apr 5, 2020

The bus system it great , it made getting around the city easy.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Mar 27, 2020

Beautiful old city, but downtown awfully crowded and noisy. Hotel is in a very good location, has a lot of character. Taxis easy to get nearby. Unfortunately, everything was closed down just before we got there, so we couldn't go to many places.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 23, 2020

Merida is a beautiful city in a great location.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 22, 2020

Merida and outlying areas are absolutely beautiful. If you haven’t been there you need to go. You will not be sorry. Lovely colonial areas, beautiful old buildings, good facilities for Dentist and medical in Merida, lovely malls. MUST SEE

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 22, 2020

Very nice and safe city

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