Discover the essence of each destination with Gamma hotels
At Gamma Mérida El Castellano there is much to do and discover; you will experience the local essence and history of each destination, as well as its unique cuisine and tradition.
Start your journey and be sure to visit the Catedral de Mérida, Playa Progreso, the magical town of Sisal, the Feria Xmatkuil, the beautiful Paseo Montejo and the historic center. We are also close to the Anfiteatro Romano de Merida and the Templo de Diana. Include these attractions in your plan and discover the essence of this beautiful destination.
One of the Yucatan Peninsula's most noteworthy landmarks, Chichen Itza is a complex of Mayan ruins dating back to around 600 AD. The largest structure within these ruins is a stepped pyramid called El Castillo; additional structures include the Temple of the Warriors and the Wall of Skulls, both of which feature stone carvings.
El Gran Museo del Mundo Maya
Catedral de Yucatán
Explore Uxmal and be amazed by its history, art and culture. Dating from 600 to 900 AD, it is considered one of the most significant architectural sites in the Puuc region. Among the more famous buildings are the Pirámide de la Adivina, the Cuadrángulo de las Monjas and the Casa de las Palomas.
Come and visit one of the most important avenues in the city of Mérida, Paseo de Montejo, named after Francisco Montejo, conqueror of Yucatán, and venture to discover the vast history it has housed since 1886!
This avenue with a layout and design inspired by the French boulevards extends from the Santa Ana neighborhood to the exit towards Puerto de Progreso, Yucatán.
Here you will find the oldest and most beautiful houses and mansions in the city, such as Quinta Montes Molina, representative of the Porfirian era that was converted into a museum or Canton Palace that was built in the mid-twentieth century, being the residence of General Francisco Canton Rosado , prominent military officer and governor of Yucatán in 1898.
Also you’ll see that one of the busiest roundabouts in this iconic city: the Monument to the Fatherland, the work of the sculptor Rómulo Rozo, which represents the history of Mexico from the founding of Tenochtitlán. In this monument you’ll find allusions to the Mayan culture such as jaguars, a Chacmool and more figures. On your tour, don’t forget to try the traditional Yucatecan dessert "las marquesitas". This avenue not only houses history, but also an endless number of restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and on weekends, the already famous Mexican night where culture mixes with different activities.
Parque Zoológico del centenario
Parque Zoológico del centenario
Parque Zoológico del Centenario is the most important zoo in the city of Mérida. It is located to the west of the city, on Avenida Itzáes. It was founded in 1910, on the occasion of the hundredth anniversary of the independence of Mexico.
The Puerto de Progreso is Yucatán's main deep sea port. It is located 36 kilometers north of Mérida.
Las Coloradas is a welcoming port for all those who visit it, is due to its small size and warm atmosphere; it is sure to make you feel at home.
Located just 17 kilometers north of Merida, Cenote Xlakah is considered one of the largest and deepest known cenotes in Yucatán. Within it, large traces of wood, vessels and carved bones have been found, providing valuable information about the Mayan culture.
Legendary cabotage port with white sand beaches and an exotic natural environment. Beautiful migratory birds such as the Canadian duck arrive every year, seeking the shelter of the warm waters of the Gulf of México.
Palacio de la Música
Along the Paseo Montejo are two houses that stand out because they are identical; as such, they are known as the Casas Gemelas (Twin Houses). They were built at the beginning of the 20th century by engineer Manuel Cantón, who also built the Palacio Cantón.