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Mexico is situated in the northern region of the American continent linking the Gulf of Mexico on the east and the Pacific Ocean on the west. It is encircled by the United States on the north and by Guatemala and Belize on the south and is divided into six tourist regions. These regions are Northern Mexico, Central Mexico, Southern Mexico, The Yucatan Peninsula, The Pacific Coast and The Baja California Peninsula.

Merida is one of the charming and magical cities in Mexico and is located in the state of Yucatan, about 177 kilometers from Campeche and 320 kilometers from Cancun. The city experiences a tropical climate and cool winds that blow in from the nearby coast, with temperatures ranging between 28 degree Celsius and 35 degree Celsius throughout most of the year.
Merida, founded on the ruins of the Mayan city, is known today as the White City. It has beautiful and solidly built colonial buildings that house the city’s history, art, traditions and culture. In the downtown Historic Center, one can visit the city cathedral, an impressive 16th century construction. There are also interesting museums, such as the Yucatan Museum of Archaeology, which one can find in Palacio Canton, an elegant building dating back to the Porfirian era.

There are several other attractions in Merida such as the base to visit old henequen haciendas just several kilometers outside of the city. Many of them have been converted into luxurious hotels. As part of the exciting tour of Merida’s surroundings, you can check out some amazing cenotes in underground river systems and can take in attractive natural scenery at the Reserva de la Biosfera Ria Celestun, a biosphere reserve and habitat of hundreds of pink flamingos.
A thousand surprising discoveries, great kid’s hotels, excellent family resorts, Merida is a truly unique adventure playground for all those who want more than just the seaside, who want more originality, and authenticity, more variety and more family fun. Here, everything is just around the corner and nothing is closer than pure enjoyment.

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