Hotel Nacional Mérida

Visit the Cenotes

  • Zací Cenote

Located in the heart of the city of Valladolid, it is one of the most popular for swimming due to its crystal-clear waters and refreshing turquoise color, where you can find a rare species of black, eyeless fish called "lub". You can see stalactite and stalagmite formations covering about one-third of the cenote.

  • Dzinuo or Kekén Cenote

Located 7 km southwest of Valladolid, this cenote is inside an underground chamber. You can observe stalactite formations, vivid turquoise waters illuminated by natural light penetrating through a hole in the central part of the vault. The water is shallow and so clean and clear that you can see the fish. Swimming is allowed. Open from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.

  • Cenotillo

This town owes its name to the large number of cenotes that exist both in the town and its surroundings. According to the local people, there are more than 150 of them, many of which are in the jungle, so you need to ask the local farmers to visit them. The main ones are Kaipech, Xayín, and Ucil.

  • Xcalah Cenote

Located in the archaeological zone of Dzibilchaltún, it is the closest to the city of Mérida. Its name means "ancient town". It is an open cenote, and the bottom slopes at an acute angle continuing to an unknown distance. You can enjoy a refreshing swim, as well as observe the exclusive fish of the Yucatán cenotes. It is open daily from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Free entry on Sundays and holidays.

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Hotel Nacional Mérida

The Hotel Nacional Mérida is strategically located in the heart of the Historic Center of the beautiful colonial city of Mérida, known as “the white city”, surrounded by the main tourist sites, restaurants, cafes, cinemas, theaters, old churches, government institutions and shops. In this environment stands the Hotel Nacional Mérida, which for many years has been home to national and foreign tourists who visit the city for pleasure or business, attracted by the variety of attractions of the city, the comfort of the hotel, the quality of its services and the friendly and cordial treatment of its staff, which has made the hotel one of the best of its kind in the city.