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Discover everything Mérida has to offer. Step outside the hotel, explore the city and make it your own. Plan your route among the different attractions in this fascinating destination. Count on our Freestylers to assist with tour recommendations, transportation and access to special events and cultural activities.

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Explore Uxmal, one of the main Mayan archaeological locations, recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The area consists of 15 groups of buildings, among which are the la Pirámide del Adivino, the Cuadrángulo de las Monjas and the Palacio del Gobernador. Come and feel the magic of this spectacular place.

Visit the Gran Museo del Mundo Maya, a modern cultural attraction featuring more than 1,000 Mayan archaeological pieces. Travel through time and learn the history of the city through documents, sculptures, vessels, ceramic pieces and gold, jade and shell objects.

Local Attractions

The Chichen Itza Pyramid near IOH Freestyle Hotels

Chichén Itzá

One of the Yucatan Peninsula's most noteworthy landmarks, Chichen Itza is a complex of Mayan ruins dating back to around 600 AD.

Ancient statues in Mayan culture near IOH Freestyle Hotels

El Gran Museo del Mundo Maya

Embark on an interesting visit to the Gran Museo del Mundo Maya.

Exterior of oldest Yucatan Cathedral near IOH Freestyle Hotels

Catedral de Yucatán

Take an amazing tour of the oldest cathedral in Mexico.

Exterior of Uxmal ancient Maya city near IOH Freestyle Hotels


Explore Uxmal and be amazed by its history, art and culture.

Exterior of Paseo Montejo in Mexico near IOH Freestyle Hotels

Paseo Montejo

Come and visit one of the most important avenues in the city of Mérida!

Parque zoologico del centenario near Gamma Hotels

Parque Zoológico del centenario

Parque Zoológico del Centenario is the most important zoo in the city of Mérida.

Las coloradas

Las Coloradas is a welcoming port for all those who visit it, is due to its small size and warm atmosphere; it is sure to make you feel at home.

Diver's in Cenote Tajma Ha Watering hole near Gamma Hotels

Cenote Xlacah

Located just 17 kilometers north of Merida, Cenote Xlakah is considered one of the largest and deepest known cenotes in Yucatán.

Aerial view of Sisal & a dock near Gamma Hotels


Legendary cabotage port with white sand beaches and an exotic natural environment.

A wood-carved design on the door at Gamma Hotels

Palacio de la Música

Palacio de la Música showcases the richness of México's musical heritage, with regard to indigenous peoples.

Exterior view of Casas Gemelas at Gamma Hotels

Casas Gemelas

Along the Paseo Montejo are two houses that stand out because they are identical; as such, they are known as the Casas Gemelas (Twin Houses). 

Local Events

Musicians performing for Merida Fest at Grand Fiesta Americana

Mérida Fest

The city of Merida was founded on January 6, 1542 on the remains of the Mayan city of Ichcaanziho (five hills), also known as T'ho, by Francisco de Montejo and León “El Mozo”.


Dzibilchaltún at sunset near Grand Fiesta Americana

Equinoccio de primavera

Every March 21 and September 21 you can observe the incredible precision of Mayan astronomy integrated into its architecture and share a moment in time with the ancient Mayans.

Performers in a Cultural festival near Grand Fiesta Americana

Otoño cultural

This festival was conceived as a space for the dissemination of multiple artistic and cultural expressions and its main objective is to showcase the creativity and excellence of the participating artists, both local and international.

A mariachi band playing instruments near Grand Fiesta Americana

Serenata de Santa Lucía

Enjoy a romantic evening accompanied by the sounds of traditional Yucatecan trova. 

Landscape view of the Sunset from Grand Fiesta Americana

Pok ta Pok

Witness a performance of the Mayan Pok ta pok ball game.

A kid playing the shaker & dancing at Grand Fiesta Americana

Vaquería yucateca

This is one of the most lively and traditional festivals in the state of Yucatán.

Close-up of a lady shopping in the market near Fiesta Inn

Mérida en domingo

This Sunday market is located in the center of the city.

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