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Visit Mérida

Trip time! Discover the ruins, museums, and entertainment in Mérida.

Explore the historic area of Mérida—gourmet restaurants, shopping, and popular sights from Paseo de Montejo to Plaza Altabrisa.

Where to stay in Mérida

Merida Cathedral which includes heritage architecture and night scenes

Centro

4.5/5Wonderful!(664 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
Great Museum of the Maya World showing modern architecture

Zona Industrial

4/5Very Good!(13 area reviews)

While visiting Zona Industrial, you might make a stop by sights like Plaza Galerias Mall and Great Museum of the Maya World.

Zona Industrial
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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
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
Fiesta Americana - Merida
Fiesta Americana - Merida
4 out of 5
Paseo Montejo No. 451, Esq. Av. Colon Col. Centro, Mérida, YUC
¥10,724
per night
Feb 9 - Feb 10

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! (1,746 reviews)

"A beautiful building and wonderful staff. Likely the most luxurious hotel in Merida."…"

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2020

Fiesta Americana - Merida
Hyatt Regency Merida Hotel
Hyatt Regency Merida Hotel
4 out of 5
Avenida Colon Esquina Calle 60, Mérida, YUC
¥9,314
per night
Feb 11 - Feb 12

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 ...

4.2/5Excellent! (1,225 reviews)

"Great breakfast buffet! Entire staff were "service orientated" going above and beyond is serve your needs."…"

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

Hyatt Regency Merida Hotel
City Express Junior Merida Altabrisa
City Express Junior Merida Altabrisa
2.5 out of 5
Calle 4 Periférico, Entre Calles 7 y 9C, Mérida, YUC
¥3,851
per night
Feb 28 - Feb 29

Situated in the entertainment district, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Plaza Altabrisa, Star Medica Hospital, and UpTown Mérida. La Isla Mérida Cabo Norte ...

4.2/5Very Good! (250 reviews)

"Very clean, friendly & helpful staff, good location"…"

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

City Express Junior Merida Altabrisa

Popular things to do in Mérida

Paseo de Montejo
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Paseo de Montejo

4.5/5(244 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(268 reviews)

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

Plaza Grande
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Plaza Grande

4.5/5(229 reviews)

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

Celestun Beach
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Celestun Beach

Nothing says vacation like spending a lazy day at Celestun Beach, a popular beach in Celestun. While you're in the area, wander around the natural setting.

Cenotes Cuzama
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Cenotes Cuzama

4.5/5(48 reviews)

Commune with nature and explore the great outdoors at Cenotes Cuzama during your travels in Cuzama. While you're in the area, wander around the natural setting.

La Mejorada Park
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La Mejorada Park

4.5/5(49 reviews)

This historic square is tucked into the atmospheric streets of old Merida. Its shady benches and picturesque setting make it an ideal place to take a little break.

Top activities in Mérida

Chichén Itzá Express Tour
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Chichén Itzá Express Tour

¥13,549

Open the gates to one of the New 7 Wonders of the World and admire the legendary, ancient Maya town. Tucked deep in the Yucatan jungle, Chichén Itzá—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—is now regarded as a symbol of a fascinating civilization.

Chichén Itzá Light & Sound with Day Tour & Cenote Tsukan
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Chichén Itzá Light & Sound with Day Tour & Cenote Tsukan

¥21,476

Your Chichen Itza Experience begins by picking you up in our luxurious Mercedes Benz, between. Upon arrival, we will go to the Cenote Tsukan, where you may take a nice swim and relax.

Uxmal Tour with Sound & Light Show
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Uxmal Tour with Sound & Light Show

¥7,599

Spend an afternoon visiting the fascinating archaeological ruins at the Maya city of Uxmal. Enjoy a traditional Yucatán dinner before returning for a beautiful spectacle of light and sound that celebrates the history of this pre-Columbian metropolis.

Merida Market Tasting and Cooking Class. Taste of Yucatan
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Merida Market Tasting and Cooking Class. Taste of Yucatan

¥8,260

Uncover the history and culture of Merida on this day spent exploring its culinary delights and cooking traditions. Sample tastes of authentic street food at a market, shop for fresh ingredients to cook with, and learn the secrets of the Yucatan as you prepare your own meal in a local home.

Chichén Itzá Day Tour Including Cenote Tsukan
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Chichén Itzá Day Tour Including Cenote Tsukan

¥8,260

Wander the remarkable ruins of Chichen Itza, an iconic city of the ancient Maya, on this full-day cultural excursion. Explore the sacred temples, grand pyramids, and ceremonial sites as you unravel the mysteries of the Mayan civilization.

Boutique de talento mexicano que ofrece productos tradicionales hechos mano
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Boutique de talento mexicano que ofrece productos tradicionales hechos mano

¥551

Tienda de regalos y souvenirs

Reviews of Mérida

4.7

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
384
5 - Excellent 69.56521739130434%
4 - Good
148
4 - Good 26.81159420289855%
3 - Okay
17
3 - Okay 3.079710144927536%
2 - Disappointing
1
2 - Disappointing 0.18115942028985507%
1 - Terrible
2
1 - Terrible 0.36231884057971014%

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jan 27, 2020

Merida is a very nice city.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jan 24, 2020

We visited Cenote Santa Barbara (excellent food & drinks, access to 3 cenotes), Uxmal (lots of carved details still visible in the walls of the ruins), Dzibilchaltun (small ruin 15 minutes from the hotel but unique & beautiful), Izamal & Museo Maya.

4/5 - Good

Lee

Jan 23, 2020

Plan a visit based on activities you enjoy - book them in advance or let Sonny help you. Old mercados, fabulous restaurants, Mayan ruins nearby along with flamingos & festivals.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Jan 23, 2020

Big city with lots of bars and restaurants.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jan 23, 2020

Merida is a great Mexican city.

5/5 - Excellent

FrankO

Jan 21, 2020

Mérida is extremely safe, beautiful, and historic. The people are warm, friendly, and helpful. The food is incredible and the activities endless. WOW! Be sure not to miss the Sunday bike ride and all the action around Plaza Grade.

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