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For sale, for rent, or just for fun.The Yucatán Peninsula’s most interesting homes.

This year, nobody has to schedule their flights to Mérida around Fundación BAI's big fundraiser.
An iconic Chinese-themed house in Col. México is on the market. Its real estate listing offers a glimpse of what's inside the flamboyant green pagoda-themed property. And anyone who's ever driven by the house must have been curious about what's inside.  The huge six-bedroom property on Calle 19 and Avenida Libano...
Although it has largely grown in popularity for newcomers, Cholul still retains its town designation as well as most of its traditions and customs.
Get away from it all just two blocks from Mérida’s main square.  But you need a real casona — a grand home in the city — to do it. Casona 66 is close to everything in Centro Histórico, Mérida’s ground zero for the city's most grand and historic homes.  This casona was...
Laura and Alan's home a couple of blocks from Espita's main square has become Casona Los Cedros, a restaurant, bar and boutique hotel remodeled by Laura herself.
Located in Mérida’s Centro, Casa Mango is a modern, minimalist, and artsy home in the heart of the city, and a Yucatecan getaway for its many guests. 
This turnkey modern house in Mérida's popular Santa Ana neighborhood has everything covered
Casa Oliva sits just around the corner from San Sebastian park. Inside and out, it is a celebration of the colors of the world.
The splendor and flare of the mansions became a symbol of the economic success brought to the state by the “green gold era” — the henequén times, which coincided with the Porfiriato. 
Any foreigner can obtain direct ownership of a property in the interior of the country, they just need a permit from the Foreigner Affair's Office. However, under Mexican law, foreigners cannot directly own property within the restricted zone.
The Casas Gemelas are a pair of French-style mansions built in the early 20th century. Their construction began in 1906 and they were inaugurated on Dec. 24, 1911.
Texas-born Jenne Maag is known in the fashion world for her eponymous SoHo boutique. A lesser-known project of hers began almost 20 years ago when she snapped up a romantically ornate casona on Calle 47 in Mérida.   “What do you know about the history of the house?” I ask....
From the sidewalk, the Art House makes a grand first impression. Once inside, it continues to impress, over and over.  But let’s first go back outside. The home’s lovely neoclassic facade is set off from a tree-lined street. The tone is formal yet inviting, with a pretty iron gate framing...
In the upper corner of the city, a retirement home for a Mexico City family is in its final stages. The owners came looking for serenity and comfort — a home that felt just as if they were on vacation.
Fabián Gutiérrez met Francisco Bernés while they were both studying architecture in UADY, the state university of Yucatán. After spending some time abroad in Austria, and through their shared influences, they started designing together. 
After years in the real state market in the US, Eric Partney took advantage of his expertise with the Mérida market, becoming a pioneer in the area.
Casa Vagantes comprises a traditional abode with a surface of 70 square meters / 754 square feet and has been fully revamped with modern travelers in mind.
For eight years now, CENTRO Architects have been working to address maintenance issues large and small in Mérida’s Centro. 
Increases are not limited to the Centro or its surrounding neighborhoods. Areas once considered fairly affordable such as Francisco de Montejo, and Ciudad Caucel have also seen considerable price hikes. 
Jorge Alberto Mijangos Loeza of Constructora Mijangos spots trends as well as red flags.
Jardín Baldío is a curated gastronomic experience featuring guest chefs, unique musical selections, and an ambiance that suits the theme of each event. 
Walking around Centro we find many parks and public spaces to explore. The first of this series is El Parque de Santa Ana.
The park, which measures about a full city block, features a roller skating rink, a children's playground, a large esplanade with a musical fountain, green areas, and a stage where artistic and cultural events are frequently held.
In Yucatán, bugs are abundant, varied, and a tad frightening. Yet they are not all dangerous and are sometimes even desirable house guests.
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