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All about Hacienda Xcanatún in Mérida, Mexico

Updated: April 6, 2024

Main Category: Culinary Delights

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Hacienda Xcanatún was built in the 18th century. Today it functions as a hotel, restaurant and spa. Hacienda Xcanatún in Mérida, Mexico is about 12.7km away from Casa Loltún. It is located on the outskirts of Mérida. As it is a little further from the city center, you should take a car or bus. The admission fee for foreign adults is about 1459MXN. Different prices may apply for residents or children.

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Address:

Hacienda Xcanatun, Carr. Mérida - Progreso 12, Mérida, Yuc., México

Website:

Category:

Restaurants, Kids, More Places

Phone:

+52 999 930 2140

Distance:

12.7km from Casa Loltún

Travel Time:

Within the city

Admission:

Mex$ 1459

Price Level:

Very high

Since:

18th century

Google Rating:

average rating is 4.6 out of 5, based on 1468 votes, Ratings

Opening Hours:

• Monday: Open 24 hours
• Tuesday: Open 24 hours
• Wednesday: Open 24 hours
• Thursday: Open 24 hours
• Friday: Open 24 hours
• Saturday: Open 24 hours
• Sunday: Open 24 hours

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Hacienda Xcanatún

Hacienda Xcanatún on the northern outskirts of Mérida was built in the 18th century to grow corn and raisehorses and other carriage animals. In the mid-19th century, the site was transformed into a hacienda for sisal cultivation and processing.


The development of synthetic fibers changed many things and the demand for sisal declined and the hacienda became a rarely used summer home. In 1988, a hurricane destroyed much of the hacienda.


The current owners bought the hacienda in 1993 to convert it into a hotel and spa. At that time, the hacienda was in ruins. Therefore, the renovation took a total of 6 years and the Hacienda was finally reopened in 2000.


The hacienda is named after the town of Xcanatún, which is located directly behind Mérida to the north on the right side of highway 261. This means that you can combine a trip to Progreso or the sea with a visit to the hacienda.


Field of agaves at Hacienda Xcanatún
Field of agaves

Day pass


The day pass for 1,459 pesos includes a breakfast at their restaurant Casa de Piedra, 600 pesos in credit for hotel services, and a 10% discount in their spa. Discounted rates apply for children.


Pool, garden and spa


Hacienda Xcanatún has two swimming pools and three hectares of gardens. At the spa, you can experience ancient Mayan treatments. The variety of native plants and flowers used in ancient Mayan healing practices are combined with ingredients such as honey and chocolate.


Spa treatment
Spa treatment

Restaurant "Casa de Piedra"


Casa de Piedra offers food with Caribbean, Yucatecan and international ingredients and French techniques. The restaurant has received the Star Diamond Award from the American Society of Hospitality Services for five years.


Restaurant "Casa de Piedra"
Tacos (traditional Mexican food)

For many Mérida residents, the Casa de Piedra restaurant at Hacienda Xcanatún is one of the "musts" they must show their visitors. It's especially busy at weekends, so it's best to book a table in advance if you want to go to the restaurant.

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