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Yucatan At Home

An unbelievable oasis awaits in the heart of bustling Centro Histórico

Get away from it all just two blocks from Mérida’s main square.  But you need a real casona — a...

4 tips to consider before building on Yucatán’s Gulf...

Few things are as enjoyable as a terrace overlooking...

An unbelievable oasis awaits in the heart of bustling...

Get away from it all just two blocks from...

El Campestre, from countryside retreat to a thriving neighborhood...

The area today known as Fraccionamiento Campestre has its origins in the 1940s but really saw development begin in earnest in the 1950s.

Deborah LaChapelle masters the art of conjuring cloud-like hues...

After two decades in Mérida, her homes are among the most distinctive around. They are richly styled, embrace available materials and connect to their surroundings.

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Exploring Mesoamerica's ancient past

The grand city of Cholula and its sacred pyramid — the largest in the world

Nestled in the central Mexican highlands and surrounded by Mexico's most iconic volcanic chain lay the ancient city of Cholula. 

Ancient San Miguelito is Cancún’s unknown Mayan wonder

Tucked between five-star resorts along Cancún’s hotel zone sits the remains of the prehispanic settlement of San Miguelito.

Tlatelolco: A story of violence, sacrifice, and the birth of modern Mexico

Tlatelolco is fairly unique among archaeological sites in Mexico, as both its ancient and contemporary histories evoke intense feelings.

LATEST NEWS

Does Yucatán’s red tide mean seafood isn’t safe to eat?

Red tides have been detected along the coasts of Yucatán this past weekend in Telchac, Chicxulub, and San Crisanto.

Mexico’s Caribbean coast continues to battle against record levels of seaweed

The presence of seaweed in the Caribbean is nothing new, but has increased dramatically over the past few years.

AMLO and Vila to tour Mérida’s La Plancha

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and Gov. Mauricio Vila Dosal will tour Mérida’s La Plancha later today.

YUCATÁN AT HOME

García Ginerés, a classic neighborhood with a dash of international flavor

García Ginerés is one of Mérida’s oldest neighborhoods outside the downtown core. For the past couple of decades, Mérida’s younger generations have dismissed it...

FEATURES

Mexico’s new wave of expats need to ‘face the truth’

The expat backlash is here. It hit a crescendo in late July, and for wanderlust types who have found their home-from-home abroad, it’s time...

On the Market

Jaw-dropping extravagance at every turn in this private Itzimná sanctuary

A rare, artisanal retreat beckons on a quiet street in Mérida.

Casa Alta Blanca: Easy, peaceful beach living

When John Bradshaw and Alan DiCamillo, two Centro residents from the U.S., built their Telchac house, they chose a lot three rows in from...

Casa del Águila: Just the right location for $150,000

This centuries-old colonial in Santiago is just waiting for you to complete its makeover. Located between Santiago and Santa Lucia parks on a non-bus...

Dazzling 1-story dream home in Bosques de San Jose

A spacious and dazzling one-story residence is on the market in Bosques de San José, in Cholul. Its design combines modernity, sophistication and luxury...

Casa Palomitos is the kind of colonial property that’s become rare

A fixer with an amazing wow features, Casa Palomitos is grand, gorgeous and needs some love.