On our way from Uxmal to Merida we stopped at this hacienda which was recommended by the travel guide book. Very interesting after having read the story and we could feel the history.
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I went to the Hacienda with William Lawson Tours and it was a great afternoon. The Hacienda is looked after and in moderately good shape, which added to the mystique. As we wondered through the buildings and around the landscape, my tour guide told me...More
This Hacienda is a nice example of Mexican country-estate, its name means "the place of the green Alamo trees" in Mayan language. Buildings are mostly renovated, rooms are originally furnitured, gardens are well taken care of, so if you have time, do stay here for...More
We came to the Merida area to learn about the hennequin industry. We were not disappointed. We visited this Hacienda as part of a trip to see several of them. This was the best. Like the three bears story, some of them were just overgrown...More
A great place to spend an hour, we combined it with the Sotuta de Peon and they were a nice complement to each other. Lovely place and a good wander on a hot day.
We watched a painter use a small detailed stencil to recreate the original pattern over the walls of one of the rooms in this ex-hacienda. The work, for one room, will probably take him weeks but he is patient and loves what he does. He...More
This property dates back to the 17th century and stopped sisal production in 1984. Don't fret (as I did) about the 100 peso entrance fee: it's worth while. This is not a gentrified hacienda turned museum/restaurant/ B and B. But it is grand, from the...More
This was an easy trip from Merida, a great half day excursion. The grounds are lush, with lots of space for kids to run around. The Hacienda has been meticulously restored, and gives you an accurate historical picture of the time. We did the tour,...More
The hacienda is in the process of being restored and appears that it will be quite a spectacle when it is done. Right now you can see a blend of the unrestored history contrasted against the beauty of the restoration. Entrance fee is a very...More
This was the first stop and a wonderful hacienda that shared some of the Yucatan history . Beautiful building and gardens. You are able to go thought all the building and see the equipment where they processed the sisal. From there we went to two...More