Posada Santiago Guesthouse
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Travel Blogs from Merida
... of the city - The governmental palace which contains several murals relating to the revolution - The city hall, it amazes me how happily, as a tourist, youre able to enter all the seemingly official council and governmental buildings here in Mexico In the evening I had hoped to go to a traditional dance show they hold in one of the plazas but, unfortunately, it was rained off, fortunately the marquesita stands stayed open ...
... So, I had my first pitaya "concentrado" [see pics!], made with a little water and some suger; delicious.
(Not about food, but worth mentioning: The maya have a legend about "el maquetch," a jeweled beetle with a safety pin and leash attached to its body that they sell at el mercado. The legend goes that there was a princess who was set up to marry a man whom she did not love, rather she loved an indigenous man and ...
... inland have given us withdrawals from the beach life we enjoyed at the start of our trip. Due to this (and the heat that has returned from coming back to sea level) we have generally planned our days around regular swims. Merida is a great city with plenty of interesting colonial architecture and culture. We have enjoyed exploring the town and did a walking tour of the city centre to get some insight into the Mayan/Spanish history of the town. We also made a couple of day ...
... of the Dolls. It was discovered beneath a larger much older pyramid. The Mayans tended to build on top of older buildings to continue to use the available space.
After Dzibilchaltun we went to Progreso a small fishing town on the north coast of the Gulf. We returned to Merida, which is a pretty city and used to be the capital of Mexico. You can see the Spanish influence in the architectures of the buildings. ...
... too bad for a 2 hour ride. It would have been nicer if the air conditioner worked a little better.
Once at the bus station in Merida we bought our return tickets to Cancun. It will be on Sunday so we thought it would be busy. We wanted to make sure we got a seat.
They had a nice taxi stand so we took a taxi to our hotel. More on that later.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
More great choices in Merida
Search for more deals in Merida
Travelers also recommend:
- More recommendations