Temozon Sur, Mexico
At a Glance
The larger and grander of the Yucatan's Starwood haciendas - slightly more formal than San Jose and Uayamon
Lovingly restored hacienda set amid peaceful gardens with gorgeous rooms and suites - think high ceilings with exposed beams, tiled floors, large iron beds and hammocks for relaxing
Much of the original décor and style has been preserved, from the intricately decorated floor tiles to the vibrant red and yellow walls
Conveniently located a few miles from the Pyramids of Uxmal and a great base for exploring Mexico's cultural charms
The suites all have private terraces with plunge pools
Be sure to take a trip by donkey pulled cart to the Hacienda's private Mayan Cenote.Scott Dunn team
Hacienda Temozon's notable guests include Bill Clinton, George Bush and Shakira.Scott Dunn team
It is just an hour's drive from the Hacienda to the town of Merida, a small city perfect for a day trip or a dinner out.Scott Dunn team
To start planning your vacation to Hacienda Temozon
Hacienda Temozon is the perfect relaxing hideaway, with its large sunlit spaces, colorful archways, beautiful patios, lush gardens, hammocks hanging on the terraces and a majestic swimming pool.
Indulge in a range of rejuvenating spa treatments at the beautiful Hol Be Spa, surrounded by lush sub-tropical jungle and with an soothing candlelit spa cave, featuring pristine massage beds, flower petals, and indigenous spa products. The Hacienda's restaurant with its lovely views of the main gardens, swimming pool and old factory buildings serves dishes that use many ingredients sourced from their own garden. Delicious fresh bread and fresh fish are served daily.
The original character of the historic hacienda has been beautifully preserved and this is evident throughout the rooms and suites. These are set in the original buildings and feature cool tiled floors, high ceilings, exposed beams, stone walls and huge bathrooms with a traditional elegance harking back to colonial times.
Hacienda Temozon is located at the heart of the Yucatan peninsula, making it the perfect base from which to explore many of the fabulous Mayan sites including Uxmal and Mayapan and the extraordinary colonial convents, churches and palaces found all over the region.
Hacienda Temozon has 28 guest rooms and suites set within the original hacienda buildings and ranging from intimate Superior Rooms up to the sumptuous Presidential Suite. The rooms have carefully preserved the original character of the property and feature high ceilings, exposed beams and rafters, cool tile floors, huge iron beds and terraces with hammocks, in addition to modern comforts including LCD TV and CD player. All the suites and some of the superior rooms have plunge pools.
Children are welcome to come and stay at Hacienda Temozon. There are no specific children's facilities available at the hotel, although babysitting, cots and rollaway beds can be arranged on request. Children are sure to love the huge pool in the hacienda's gardens.
Hacienda Temozon has a fantastic swimming pool, set majestically within the hotel gardens, a Jacuzzi, tennis court and the Hol Be Spa in a tranquil setting in the grounds, surrounded by sub-tropical jungle. There is also a bar and a restaurant serving delicious cuisine, featuring many organic ingredients from the gardens, home baked breads and fresh fish brought daily from the coast.
For those looking for something extra special Hacienda Temozon can arrange a private romantic dinner in the hacienda grounds. Hidden away in a secluded location you will be accompanied by twinkling candlelit and the sounds of the birds that frequent the gardens.
Guests at Hacienda Temozon can enjoy swimming, relaxing spa treatments, archaeological walks, tennis and cycling around the grounds or further afield. Visits can also be arranged to the nearby Mayan ruins of Uxmal and Mayapan, the ‘white city’ of Merida, Spanish colonial convents and nature reserves.
Location & Directions
Temozon Sur, Mexico
In the heart of the Yucatan Peninsula, south of the states capital, Merida. The Hacienda Temozon is conveniently located a few miles from the Pyramids of Uxmal.
When to go
The Yucatán Peninsula is hot and humid. The best time to visit is typically during the drier, slightly milder months between November and April. The ‘rainy’ season begins in the south around June and runs until November. Although it can be hotter and more humid at this time of year, usually it only rains for a couple of hours before the weather clears. The wettest months tend to be September and October.