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 is a great option for guests picturing themselves hanging out by the pool. Hanging out by the pool is the ideal activity following a long day out 'n' about.

Situated toward the center of Merida, Luz en Yucatan is a great choice for travelers who are thinking about basing their vacation in this part of the city or the immediate surrounding area.


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.

Considering its overall quality, we have rated this hotel a rating of two and a half stars.

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 offered at the hotel:

  • Highspeed Internet

It's best to check ahead of time if you want to guarantee that a certain favorite amenity will be available. To find out more info about the kinds of activities offered at Luz en Yucatan, click here.

Another important item to look into when choosing accommodations is whether there will be dining close by. Click here for a more detailed discussion about food in this area.


One of the nearest notable areas to the hotel is Merida. If you want to see even more culture, food, and fun, escape for a day trip to a town within driving distance to check out just what else the Yucatan Peninsula has to offer.

If you'd like to learn more about what's located near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Merida, Mexico



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