Step back in time on a tour of Hacienda Sotuta de Peon, an 18th century agave plant estate. The farm is still functional, having been restored in the 1980s, and is dedicated to promoting sustainability. More than 80 Mayan families work on the farm. Explore the main house to see how a rich agave plantation owner used to live, ride on wooden platform trucks and admire the spacious estate, and see first-hand the process of transforming the plant into ropes, sacks, and yarn. After the tour, you can bathe in the crystal clear waters of the natural underground cenotes, or enjoy traditional Mexican cuisine at the restaurant. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Merida holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Hacienda Sotuta de Peon and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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Maravillosa hacienda henequenera. Es la única hacienda viva en Yucatán. En la hacienda te muestran la casa con su mobiliario original y también todo el proceso del henequén para obtener las cuerdas y ... more »Wonderful Henequen hacienda. It's the only living estate in Yucatan. In the hacienda they show you the house with its original furniture and also the whole process of the henequén to obtain the ropes and many other things that are made with this material. It has 500 hectares of land (formerly 3000) within which they have eight cenotes and one of them is open to the public to go down and swim in it. It is a place to visit!!
My very close friend and I toured the hacienda today after much discussion about how to travel there. Not knowing how we would get home, we decided to Uber and throw caution to the wind. My friend ass... more »
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