In Ka'an means "My Heaven" ... and it is.
It's a put-up-your-feet-and-relax place, if that's what you want. It's a fun place with an inviting pool for the more energetic. It's whatever you want it to be for a day, a week or a month.
You'll sleep like a baby in either of the three guest rooms in the main house, each with its own bathroom/shower facilities ensuite and a cheery outlook onto the inner courtyard.
You will enjoy a full breakfast in a choice of settings. ...on the covered terrace that leads onto the patio/pool area, where there is a full size swimming pool and a 22 meter lap pool or under the "palapa", the distinctly Yucatecan thatch-covered terrace adjacent to the pool.
After a day of sightseeing, perhaps dinner in Merida, come back for a rest in our living room where you can watch satellite TV, choose from a library of contemporary and classic movies, or simply put up your feet and do absolutely nothing. But don't forget to select a paperback from our mini library to take back to your room for bedtime or pool side reading. At night, sink back into your comfortable bed and drift off into the sleep of the totally relaxed,
The best known Mayan ruin site is located along side Hwy. 180, 121 km east of Merida. The size and majesty of this ancient Mayan city are unforgettable. Chichen Itza covers approximately 6 square kilometers although only 20 or so structures of the several hundred at the site have been fully restored. This site gives testament to the mathematical advancement of a culture far ahead of its' time. Such is the precision of the alignment of the axis of the most famous temple, El Castillo, that twice a year, at the Spring and Fall Equinox, one can observe the silhouette of the undulating body of the sacred serpent Kukulcan. In Spring, Kukulcan slides down the pyramid to the Sacred Cenote below, and in Fall, he returns up the side of the pyramid. For lovers of history and mystery, this is a place not to be missed. In the evening hours, there is a Sound and Light show which brings alive the magnificence of the Mayan history.
To get there, many tourist bureaus in Merida offer day and over night trips. If you drive, you can take the toll hwy .Route 180 east toward Cancun and exit at Chichen Itza. The more scenic route is along Route 80, which ends at Tekanto, turn south to Citilcum, east to Dzitas, then south again to Piste.
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The most famous site along the Ruta Puuc, Uxmal is approximately 79 km south of Merida on Route 261, which is the main highway between Merida and the city of Campeche. Uxmal not only embodies form and function, but beauty of detail as well. There are finely sculpted reliefs and enormous masks, and indeed, the main aspect of Uxmal would be the beauty and grandeur of its carvings. A great deal of Uxmal remains unrestored, however the structures which have been, namely the pyramid of the Magician, the Nunnery and the Palace of the Governor are worth seeing. A Sound and Light show is also offered in the evening hours.
To get there, again many tourist bureaus in Merida offer day trips, and as well, there are busses several times day which travel between Merida and Campeche, making a stop at Uxmal.
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One of the four smaller Puuc sites, and well worth seeing, Kabah is 23 km south of Uxmal on Route 261. The most fascinating building is the Palace of the Masks, so named as nearly 300 masks cover the long facade. Across the road from the main site, is a short dirt road which leads in three directions. Straight ahead down this road is a beautifully sculpted arch. This arch marks the beginning of the ancient sacbe or paved, elevated road, which links Kabah to Uxmal.
$80.00 per night double occupancy
$70.00 per night single occupancy
The following rates are for longer term stays
Large Guest House - 1400 sq. ft.
Daily rate $110.00 (after minimum 1 week stay)
Weekly rate $550.00 (for stays up to 8 weeks)
Monthly rate $1,750.00 (for stays over 2 months)
Small Guest House - 1.300 sq. ft.
Daily rate $105.00 (after minimum 1 week stay)
Weekly rate $525.00 (for stays up to 8 weeks)
Monthly rate $1,650.00 (for stays over 2 months)
- Rental includes water, propane gas but not telephone. Telephone facilities are located in main house. There is a metered electricity charge during the months of April to October inclusive.
- stays longer than 2 months require first and last months deposit
- A deposit of 30% on all other reservations