About Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
Merida is the elegant and cosmopolitan capital of the state of Yucatan. Known as “The White City” for its clean streets and the white facades that distinguish the buildings, it is also famous for the warmth and friendliness of its people, it’s safe streets, and urban peace. Merida was named the First Cultural Capital of the Americas for her architectural beauty and great culture, and today it is the center of economic activity in the southeastern part of the country.
Merida combines the strong traditions of a colonial city with the attractions and energy of a cosmopolitan capital as it grows and transforms day by day without losing its unique essence.
Merida is also the starting point to explore the Mayan civilization, one of the most complex and sophisticated cultures of the ancient world. Two hours away from Merida you can find the archaeological zone of Chichén Itzá, named by the UNESCO as Patrimony of Mankind and selected as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. Yucatan also offers beautiful natural environments such as Celestún, the natural habitat of the pink flamingo, or Río Lagartos, where you can kayak through the mangroves. Just a short trip away is Cancún and the Riviera Maya with a beautiful strip of beaches from Playa del Carmen to Tulúm.
For all this and more, Merida is one of the best places to live. Come to us and find Casa Merida, the home of your dreams in the heart of the Mayan world.