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Mexico Holidays

Magnificent colonial Haciendas, Mayan pyramids and a beautiful beach resort

14 Night Itinerary from  £5,133

Sisal Tour

Opulent country Haciendas are now luxury hotels for you to experience. Visit massive Mayan pyramids, archaeological sites, colonial cities and unwind by the Caribbean Sea.

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Tour Route

Travel Highlights

  • Explore the Yucatan in style, staying at deluxe sisal haciendas 
  • Enjoy luxury haciendas with colonial era decoration, architecture and furniture
  • Visit impressive Mayan Pyramids at numerous archaeological sites
  • Stay close by to avoid the crowds at Chichen Itza and Uxmal
  • Take an optional excursion to see the pink flamingos at Celestun
  • Relax on the Caribbean coast at the secluded, luxurious Viceroy Riviera Maya Hotel

This itinerary can be tailored to your preferences by our specialist advisors, who can provide a guaranteed price based on your choice of route, duration, flights, hotels, transport and excursions.

Tour Itinerary

Cancun - 1 Night

Day 1 - Departure on daytime flight to Cancun

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Monday, 20 May 2024

Fly to Cancun

Departure on a daytime flight direct to Cancun. You will be met and taken to your hotel in Cancun an overnight stay.

Historic Merida

Merida - 3 Nights

Day 2 - Travel to Merida

Day 3 - Hacienda San Jose, Merida

Day 4 - Hacienda San Jose, Merida

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Tuesday, 21 May 2024

Travel to Merida

Travel by road to Hacienda San Jose, located just outside Merida, an old colonial Hacienda with extensive grounds that has been lovingly converted into a deluxe country hotel. We stay for 3 nights.

The stunning rooms have high ceilings and unique décor evoking the splendour of the past, with exposed beams, beautiful wooden beds and cool tile floors. The stonewalls hold woven cotton hammocks, for which Yucatan is famous, allowing you to sleep in the Mayan style if you wish. Public facilities include a large swimming pool, bars, 5 different dining areas, lush gardens to explore and an authentic feel of understated luxury.

The Hacienda is the perfect place to relax or use as a base to explore the surrounding sites and colonial Merida.

Wednesday, 22 May 2024

Hacienda San Jose, Merida

Day at Leisure at Hacienda San Jose. Enjoy the facilities of the Hacienda or explore nearby Merida. Other optional excursions are available.

Thursday, 23 May 2024

Hacienda San Jose, Merida

At leisure.

Hacienda San Jose

Haciendas of the Yucatan - Deluxe Hacienda

The Rooms and suites are located at the original building that has been totally restored and adapted to the hotel's needs. All rooms are spacious with air conditioned and beautiful bathrooms with modern amenities. Some rooms and suites have 23 feet height ceilings. All rooms have a hammock to allow guests to sleep in pure Mayan style. All rooms have a romantic 19th century decoration, with walls painted with mineral colours and pastel tones.

Room Facilities
• Air conditioning and ceiling fans
• 1 King or 2 twin beds
• Desk (in all suites and some rooms)
• Wood closets (at least 2)
• Safety Box
• Satellite TV
• Direct dial phone 
• Shower in all rooms and bath tubs in some.
• Bathrobes and daily change of amenities.
• Private miniature pool in most of the suites
• Private terrace or garden in most of the rooms 
• Mini bar

Superior rooms (2 total) are spacious with a back door to the gardens. Some rooms have an exterior area to rest.

Garden Junior rooms (8 total) are larger than superior rooms, with an exterior area to rest or a private garden with a miniature pool. Two of the suites share a pool and enormous garden

Mayan Villas (4 total) are hidden under the vegetation around the Hacienda, absolutely private Mayan style villages, bigger than regular rooms and suites, very comfortable and luxuriously decorated. They have a big terrace with a hammock and gardens and a big bathtub. The bathroom is equipped with stone hand washers and in the bedrooms you will find a hanging bed covered with luxurious and comfortable cotton sheets.

Garden Suites (casa del patron) have a separated bedroom and living room. Bathroom with a shower, two terraces with views of the beautiful gardens of the Hacienda and a private pool surrounded by ancient trees located next to the ancient 18th century chapel. The main entrance is in front of the main gardens.

Hacienda San José is located 45 minutes from Merida´s International Airport. Please inform us all details of your flights attached to any reservation made with us. You can arrange airport transfers in advance for an extra charge.

2 children up to 12 years old can share same room with parents with no additional charge. Maximum of 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children are allowed in the rooms.

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Uxmal & Campeche - 3 Nights

Day 5 - Uxmal and Campeche

Day 6 - At leisure in Hacienda Puerta Campeche

Day 7 - At leisure 

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Friday, 24 May 2024

Uxmal and Campeche

Today we visit the Puuc archeological site of Uxmal, considered to be the regional administrative and religious centre in the 7th to 10th century. Discover the intricately decorated walls and well preserved House of the Magician. We also visit the extensive Puuc site of Kabah. We continue to the colonial city of Campeche staying at the Hacienda Puerta Campeche for 3 nights, a luxurious base to explore this lesser-visited gem of the city.

Saturday, 25 May 2024

At leisure at Hacienda Puerta Campeche

The Hacienda Campeche is perfectly located in the centre of Campeche. The rooms have been restored in their original style with high ceilings, wooden beams, hammocks and colourful wall decorations. The Hacienda has a classical restaurant, bar, swimming pool, spa and fitness centre. 

Campeche has much to explore including the nearby historic old town, now a UNESCO protected site, where the old buildings and churches have been restored to give a sense of what it must have been like in the colonial period. And in the evening, watch the sun go down in a bar looking out to sea.

Perhaps take an optional tour to the archeological site at Edzna, visit the Mayan Architectural Museum or the Museum of the City, explore the cathedral or just relax with the locals at one of the many cafes with  delicious Mexican dishes such as Camaron de Coco (prawns in coconut). 

Sunday, 26 May 2024

At leisure

Relax at your luxury Hacienda.

Hacienda Puerta Campeche

Campeche - Luxury Hotel

Hacienda Puerta Campeche is a beautifully restored 16th-century hacienda in the historic district of Campeche. Wander through the lush gardens of nearby Jardin Botanico X’much Haltun, before visiting the Museo de Arquitectura Maya to see awe-inspiring, ancient Mayan art. 

The spacious rooms have 18-foot ceilings, private bathroom, wooden double doors and rust-coloured tiles, FREE Wi-Fi, room service and a woven cotton hammock.

Public areas include La Guardia Restaurant serving International cuisine, an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, terrace and spa. 

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Hacienda Merida - 2 Nights

Day 8 - Travel to Merida

Day 9 - Optional visit to Celestun

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Monday, 27 May 2024

Travel to Merida

Travel by road to Hacienda Merida, located in the centre of the city, for a 2 night stay.

Hacienda Merida has a grand architectural structure with columns and high ceilings, a stylish swimming pool, superb restaurant, bar and spa. Each room is individually designed, combining modern amenities with the colonial structure of this historic building.

Tuesday, 28 May 2024

Optional visit to Celestun

Relax at your luxury Hacienda today or perhaps enjoy a full day optional excursion to the biosphere reserve at Celestun to see the pink flamingos, plus a large number of other birds species such as herons and pelicans in this vast area of wetland. 

Hacienda Mérida

Merida - Luxury Hotel

Located in the heart of the colonial centre, the Hacienda Mérida is a luxury Boutique hotel, recognised for more than 15 years as one of the best hotels in the city.

Built in a late 18th century, this historic property has been designed to provide guests with a uniquely local experience; a haven of serenity, privacy and relaxation, a sanctuary within one of the most vibrant cities in Mexico.

There is a choice of standard and executive room and suites. Each room is air-conditioned with a private bathroom including king size or twin beds, a flat screen tv, free Wi-Fi, a coffee maker, hair dryer.

Public facilities include a swimming pool, bar and spa.

Hacienda Merida
Chichen Itza

Chichén Itzá - 1 Night

Day 10 - Chichén Itzá

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Wednesday, 29 May 2024

Chichén Itzá

Transfer to Chichen Itza where we visit the extensive archaeological site with its grandiose, austere pyramids including the astronomical observatory. We stay close to the site overnight.


Luxury Caribbean Beach Resort - 4 Nights

Days 11-14 - At leisure in Viceroy Riviera Maya

Day 15 - Flight back home

Day 16 - Arrive in the UK

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Thursday, 30 May 2024

At leisure in Viceroy Riviera Maya

There is the opportunity to re-visit Chichen Itza before breakfast - a wonderful time to explore as you will have the site largely to yourself.

We then transfer to the Caribbean coast with turquoise clear water and beautiful sandy beaches, staying at staying at the Viceroy Riviera Maya located between Tulum and Playa del Carmen for 4 nights.



Friday, 31 May 2024

At leisure

Enjoy your stay at the Viceroy Riviera Maya.

Saturday, 01 June 2024

At leisure

Enjoy your stay at the Viceroy Riviera Maya.

Sunday, 02 June 2024

At leisure

Enjoy your stay at the Viceroy Riviera Maya.

Monday, 03 June 2024

Return home

Transfer to Cancún airport for your overnight flight home.

Viceroy Riviera Maya

Riviera Maya - Deluxe Resort

The secluded award-winning Viceroy Riviera Maya resort is located on the Rivera Maya only 3 miles north of Playa del Carmen. Guests are welcomed by the Resident Shaman who performs a Mayan Blessing. After sipping a lemongrass and coconut welcome drink, the resorts’ Mayordormo butler team personally escort guests to their villa before hand-cutting a local Artisanal soap. Guests are relaxed and pampered from the minute they arrive.

There are 41 private luxury villas, each with private pool and individual butler service. Constructed with natural wood and stones and surrounded by luscious gardens, each villa features an outdoor terrace with sun loungers, dining table, handmade crochet hammock and outdoor shower. There is a spacious indoor bathroom with standing shower, separate basins and large closets. All beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, duvet covers and glorious down pillows.

The La Marea restaurant offers dishes with Mediterranean, Asian, and Mexican influences. Fresh seafood and an array of chef's specialities are prepared daily. The pastry chef prepares breads, rolls, and croissants from a variety of fragrant doughs and local ingredients. The wine list represents much of the world, most notable are French, Italian and Spanish wines. The Grill serves snacks and light dishes during the day including a delicious lobster club sandwich. The Bar is one of the most exciting places at Viceroy Riviera Maya with views of the Mayan sunset and the island of Cozumel, great to meet friends for a cocktail before dinner.

The full service spa at Viceroy Riviera Maya offers guests a steam room, jacuzzi, Swiss showers with adjustable water pressure, and individual treatment areas. There is also a seaside spa area for Temazcal bath, massages, facials, treatments, tai chi, and yoga. The spa's philosophy is that the sea is a fountain of energy, where we achieve equilibrium, comfort and gain the ability to restore indispensable vital elements. The Temazcal bath combines a cleansing sweat bath with herbs, flowers, music, and a soothing massage. There is also a full service beauty salon.

There are a range of pricing options, from room only, bed and breakfast to all-inclusive. 


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Price Guidelines

Season Low Season
Travel Dates Year round
Room Arrangement Deluxe
Multiple Travellers - Twin Room £5,133
Multiple Travellers - Own Room £7,331
Single Traveller - Own Room £9,164

Prices are a guideline and per person. Please request a quote for Special Events, Christmas, New Year's Eve & Easter.

What's Included

  • 16 Days / 14 Nights
  • International flights (1 overnight)
  • Accommodation as shown on the itinerary
  • Breakfast every day and meals as described in the itinerary
  • Transfers to and from airports
  • Transport throughout the itinerary
  • Excursions listed, all with expert, English-speaking guides
  • Exclusive list of restaurant suggestions
  • Prices are per person
  • Prices for Special Events, Christmas, New Year's Eve, Easter on request

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