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Casa LecandaYucatan Peninsula
Located in the historic heart of Merida, Casa Lecanda is a restored colonial-era Yucatecan house that’s been transformed into an intimate hotel. This romantic, adults-only property is wrapped around a small pool and terrace with palm trees and potted plants, while its traditional interiors offer an authentic stay.
The seven guestrooms and suites have a colonial feel with lofty ceilings, tiled floors, dark wooden furniture, and warm Mexican colors. Rooms feature in-room media and spacious bathrooms with rain showers. Choose between views of the interior patio or balconies overlooking the street. The spacious garden suites include stone tubs, views of the tropical gardens, and paintings by a local artist.
Continental breakfasts are included. Although there’s no restaurant at the hotel, the popular wine and tequila bar offers light snacks through the afternoon and the high-end restaurants of Paseo Montejo are nearby.
Activities include cookery classes and food tours, in-room spa treatments, yoga, and guided excursions of the Yucatan.
Casa Lecanda Information
Location & Getting There
Casa Lecanda Boutique Hotel is situated in the historical center of Merida, a 15-minute drive from Merida’s International Airport.
The property offers 7 distinct rooms that are uniquely decorated. Patio Rooms feature queen or king beds and are situated in front of the tropical garden and swimming pool. Balcony Rooms feature a wood deck with a sitting area that overlooks the entire garden from the second floor. Garden Suites boast a separate sitting area, a stone bathtub, and faces a small tropical garden.
Just 2 blocks away from the acclaimed Paseo Montejo, guests are minutes away from the city’s most characteristic streets. Enjoy shopping, sightseeing, and dining at restaurants and cafes which serve the best of Yucatan cuisine. The area provides an ample selection of archaeological and natural attractions including the Biosphere Reserve, the famous Mayan Pyramids of Chichén-Itzá, and the UNESCO World Heritage site of Uxmal. Cooking and tasting classes are also offered by world-renowned Chef David Sterling of Los Dos Cooking School.
Children are welcome but there are no specific facilities available.
- Lounge bar
- Swimming pool
- In-room spa treatments
- Yoga classes
- Cookery Classes
- Guided tour of Merida City and museum
- Excursion to Chichen Itza & Izamal
- Birdwatching tour to the Reserva de Biosfera Celestun
- Cenotes visits
- Explore the shops and restaurants of vibrant Paseo Montejo
Casa Lecanda is an ideal stay for those who want to immerse themselves in the authentic local culture. Alongside the hotel’s superb facilities, this hotel offers guests the chance access to the prestigious Yucatan Country Club, a scenic golf course with greenery and lakes. It also provides the opportunity to join Chef David Sterling in cooking and tasting classes.
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