Luz en Yucatan

Luz en Yucatan has more character that all of the surrounding hotels combined. The hotel is a little offbeat in a very endearing way that promotes comfort and individuality. The accommodations are great and every room has quirky touches like patron animal saints and a blessing from a shaman- a stay at Luz en Yucatan is sure to be relaxing and memorable.

With some nice facilities, Luz en Yucatan might be the perfect choice for guests looking to improve their tans. Hanging out by the pool is just the thing following a long day out 'n' about.

Situated near the center of Merida, Luz en Yucatan offers a warm welcome to customers wanting to stay in this part of the city and nearby areas.


Luz en Yucatan boasts that none of their rooms are alike, offering you a unique experience and a stay with a sense of comfort and character. This means a variety in selection- studios, one-bedroom guestrooms, poolside rooms with terraces, even a penthouse with rooftop terrace.

Every room is equipped with air conditioning, private baths, pillow-top mattresses, luxurious linens, drinking water, refrigerators, coffeemakers, cable television, Mexican art, cozy furniture, and patron animal saints. Yes, each room has a unique, holy animal guardian. Each room in Luz en Yucatan is uniquely named to reflect the character of the room. For instance, “Shaman” is aptly named because the room is blessed by a Mayan shaman who stayed there once. “Chuck” is a studio apartment named for the late hotel iguana whose likeness now remains in the stained glass portrait on the front door. And the third floor room that overlooks Santa Lucia? “Cielo,” reflecting the room's dual proximity to the heavens.

This hotel has received a rating of two and a half stars, for a number of reasons, including amenities, value, and more.

Activities and Amenities

Luz en Yucatan offers a variety of nearby activities available including Spanish lessons, trips to the ruins of Uxmal and Chichen Itza (one of the new seven wonders of the world), and of course the swimming and sunning on one of the local beaches or in the hotel's private pool. Luz en Yucatan creates, as they put it, a “slightly skewed but decidedly benevolent reality” with a lack of rules for the promotion of freedom and relaxation. As such, the pool and community kitchen are always open.

Also available at the hotel:

  • Highspeed Internet

It's best to check ahead of time if you're still not sure exactly what to expect. Visit this page to navigate to our in-depth article about the types of activities available at Luz en Yucatan.

Another item to think about while selecting accommodations is whether there will be dining nearby. To see a detailed discussion about dining, click here.


Among the closest notable areas to the hotel is Merida. To get even more out of your stay, take a day trip to some of the nearest towns and some important attractions along the way.

If you're still curious about what else is in the vicinity of the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Merida, Mexico



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