Hacienda Yaxcopoil

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Hacienda Yaxcopoil information

South of Mérida , Mexico
Hwy 261 Km 186
+52 999 9001193
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museum admission M$75
Opening hours
8am-6pm Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm Sun
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A vast estate that grew and processed henequén; many of its numerous French Renaissance–style buildings have undergone picturesque restorations. There's a small museum that offers glimpses at the giant rasping machines that turned the leaves into fiber. You can stay in a fairly affordable restored room with antique furniture (there's only one room so you'll have the hacienda to yourself; US$100 including breakfast). Frequent Mérida–Ticul buses pass Yaxcopoil, 33km southwest of Mérida off Hwy 261, but it’s easiest to drive.