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Hacienda Yaxcopoil

K. 220 Carretera Federal 261, Yaxcopoil 97391, Mexico
+52 999 900 1193
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Best place to stay in the Yucatan

Our family of four stayed two nights in the guest house at the Hacienda Yaxcopoil during our... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ned C
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Very interesting place to spend an hour

This is a stunningly beautiful location (if you like the "ruins" asthetic) with a ton of history... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mike46077
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Zionsville, Indiana
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Hacienda Yaxcopoil (YASH-coh-poh-EEL) is a Yucatan plantation dating back to the 17th century. The hacienda has been the location of several film and television productions, and is featured in most travel guides. Its archives are frequently cited in historical texts and research. The Hacienda may be the best preserved but unrestored hacienda in the Yucatan. The Hacienda is open daily for tours, a private guest house, museum of Mayan artifacts, gift shop, snack bar and events.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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K. 220 Carretera Federal 261, Yaxcopoil 97391, Mexico
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K. 220 Carretera Federal 261, Yaxcopoil 97391, Mexico
+52 999 900 1193
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our family of four stayed two nights in the guest house at the Hacienda Yaxcopoil during our Christmas vacation 2017. The food was spectacular, the accommodations comfortable, the guest house beautiful and the location simply unbeatable. My teenagers made friends with the local kids and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a stunningly beautiful location (if you like the "ruins" asthetic) with a ton of history involved. You will need a guide, but it is not guaranteed that you will have one who speaks English. This makes a nice stop on the way to...More

Thank Mike46077
Miguel F, Propietario at Hacienda Yaxcopoil, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your visit, glad to know u enjoy the hacienda.

Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

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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Reviewed 26 April 2017

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

Thank johnny542015
Reviewed 20 March 2017

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

Thank Superkatt
Reviewed 6 March 2017

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

Thank r0n69
Reviewed 4 March 2017

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.

1  Thank trientalis
Reviewed 4 March 2017

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

2  Thank Mike5466
Reviewed 2 March 2017

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

1  Thank wildhearts2
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank LKisch
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