I’m so happy we took the time to drive the few hours from Cancun and discover this vibrant little city. Merida is brimming with history dating back to the Mayans, has a rich food culture, and stunning architecture. Exploring the city you’ll see restored colonial buildings from their Spanish past juxtaposed against quaint pastel blocks and newly inspired artistic touches. Villa Mercedes was a beautiful home away from home and a part of the luxury Curio Collection. Their staff were not only constantly friendly and welcoming but gave us the best local tips on artisanal shops, where to eat regional fare, famous ice cream shops, and epic cenotes. The alluring azure property was also a sight to be seen and only a short walk to the vibrant city center. Returning at the end of the evening for a mezcal cocktail at the beautiful bar was always the perfect end to the day. Contact me at [email protected] if you’re looking to book a little getaway to Merida or want to tag on this unforgettable city to your next holiday in Cancun.