5 reasons for visiting Mérida

Discover Merida's historical and gastronomic charm and fall in love with this Mexican city.

2022-02-02 | merida

Did you know that Mérida was recognized by the UN as the "City of Peace" in 2011? If you are looking for reasons to visit and stay in the best hotels in Mérida, this is the sign you were waiting for to make it happen.

Below, Hotel Künük lists 5 reasons to convince you that visiting Mérida is the best option to spend a weekend, vacation, or even celebrating your wedding.

Weather.

The city of Mérida has a warm climate that feels like summer all year round. It is perfect for making the most of your vacation; you will not have to worry about the rain or the cold here.

You will always have sunny weather to accompany your visit. So if you plan to get married outdoors, Mérida is the ideal place to promise eternal love to your partner; plus, the hotels in Mérida have exquisite architecture, especially the boutique ones, like Hotel Künük.

Activities.

In Mérida, there are many things to do. If you like museums, you will find them here. There are also options for ecotourism and the variety of cenotes around Yucatán.

If you visit Mérida, you can see Chichén Itzá and a variety of colonial haciendas that will make you feel like you can travel back in time. Any type of tourism is possible in this white city.

Gastronomy.

Yucatán is not only an important tourist spot in Mexico thanks to its incredible natural scenery, but its gastronomy also plays an essential role in making Mérida one of the best destinations in the country.

Yucatecan gastronomy is distinguished by its combination of ingredients, as it delicately and masterfully combines oregano with the acidity of the orange and, of course, the spiciness of the chili peppers, especially the habanero, which give each dish a unique personality.

Among the dishes you should know is:

Cochinita Pibil.

It is one of the best-known dishes in Yucatecan cuisine and the most loved in the country. Cochinita pibil represents Mexican culture, combining the best of Spanish culture (pork from Spain) and Mayan culture (achiote, a pigment used for hundreds of years).

Papadzules.

Papadzules are not simple enchiladas; they are prepared with boiled egg, chicken, cheese, or pork and a green pepita sauce (one of the essential ingredients of Yucatecan food) with epazote that gives it its creamy texture.

Panuchos.

Panuchos are snacks with fried tortillas, black beans, and red onion. The secret that gives them exquisite flavor is frying the tortilla with beans. This dish is usually served with chicken, cochinita, tomato sauce, lettuce, avocado, and cheese.

Location.

Yucatán is one of the states where the Mayan culture settled, and boy, did they know what they were doing when they decided to grow their roots in this location. Because of this, Mérida can offer diverse tours to the surrounding places, in which you can find: Puerto Progreso, Las Coloradas, the great diversity of cenotes, and even Chichén Itzá. All of these can be found near Mérida.

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Being in Mérida allows you to visit places like Puerto Progreso and Chichén Itzá.

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Boutique hotels in Mérida.

Its architecture makes Mérida a beautiful city, so staying in one of the hotels in the historical Center of Mérida is a great experience. This is because you can enjoy a cozy place to stay and beautiful views inside and outside the hotel.

Not to mention that the hotels in Mérida located in the Center allow us more possibilities to get to know the Center without the need to use a vehicle to move around.

One of the significant advantages of a boutique hotel is that there are few rooms, so you can enjoy privacy and silence; you will feel at home.

Mérida has a great offer of beautiful boutique hotels, such as Hotel Künük, located in the heart of the tourist area of the city's Historic Center. Staying with us will feel like you are just another Yucatecan.

Make a reservation with us by phone: at 999 9240208, WhatsApp clicking here or send us an email at reservaciones@kunukhotel.com. Visit our website, where you can see the rooms we have for you and the services we offer at Hotel Künük to make your stay a unique experience, in addition to the preventive measures for the pandemic so that your visit is free of contagion.

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