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Hacienda Santa Rosa

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Santa Rosa is a first class, beautifully restored hacienda offering luxury countryside accommodation within easy reach of Mérida and Celestún.

This romantic restored colonial Hacienda Santa Rosa in the western part of the Yucatán Peninsula shelters behind huge gates on the edge of a small village.

 During the colonial period this was a cattle ranch, before switching to specialise in the production of dye-wood. Abandoned, it fell into disrepair until the 17th century buildings were converted into blissful luxury accommodation, with vast guest rooms featuring lofty ceilings, gleaming tiled floors and polished antique furniture.

Tropical foliage spills over retained walls and stone pools in a much-loved landscaped garden of flowering plants and orchards. There’s a gorgeous pool and an al fresco restaurant under the arches of the main house and a candle-lit library.

Many of the original features have been incorporated into the design, and with the understated décor a rustic-chic effect is created; but there is no denying that the property also evokes the affluence of the old days. 

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What our clients say

  • Most memorable experience?: It's impossible to pick any individual aspect; but a number of experiences stood out: the visit to the "voodoo" church at St Juan Chamula (extraordinary and unexpected),…

    AR Gospel Oak
  • Enjoyed the fact that the cenotes we visited were far from the tourist circuit and had not been turned into themed experiences.

    SR, Borehamwood
  • Highlights: A day trip we took to Xel-ha where we swam with dolphins. Also, the visits to the main piramids, such as Uxmal

    EP Royal Oak
  • Highlights: San Cristobal was lovely.  Chichen Itza was very impressive.  Merida was fun in the evenings.  

    AC, West Byfleet
  • Most memorable experience: We stayed in varied and interesting places and learnt a lot about Mayan culture. The day out to Bonampak and Yaxchilan was outstanding. However, we also arranged 2…

    AD, Reading
  • "Uxmal - I loved everything about that day trip, the company of Raul, we learned a lot about Mexico with him, the food as he took us to a nice…

    AS, Chiswick
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Charlotte Daubeney Travel Expert Charlotte's fascination with Latin America began with a family holiday to Belize. She went on to study Spanish in school and at university before spending a year living in Santiago, Chile.

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    A former JLA tour leader, Carrie brings a wealth of on-the-ground experience to our London-based Tailor-made and Group Tours department.

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    Charlotte Daubeney - Travel Expert

    Charlotte's fascination with Latin America began with a family holiday to Belize. She went on to study Spanish in school and at university before spending a year living in Santiago, Chile.

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    Lina's passion for the continent where she was born really took off when she moved to Córdoba (Argentina) to study, spending the holidays travelling between Argentina and her native Colombia.

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    Anglo-Peruvian Chris grew up in Lima and spent much of his adult life in between London and Cusco as a tour leader, before settling permanently in our London-based Tailor-made and Group Tours sales team.

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    A former Journey Latin America tour leader, Sally spent 7 years working, travelling and living throughout Latin America before returning to the UK to help people arrange their own adventures to this wonderful destination.

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    Hannah Donaldson - Travel Expert

    Having spent part of her childhood in Colombia and worked in Brazil and Costa Rica, Hannah's ties to Latin America run deep. Hannah is a much valued Travel Expert in our Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tours sales team.

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