The Yucatan peninsula is in the south east of Mexico. It is only 1.5 hour flight from Cuba and Miami and 3.5 hrs drive from the Mexican Caribbean Riviera and from Cancun Airport (Cancun Airport Code is CUN). The capital of Yucatan is Merida which is serviced by the “Manuel Crescencio Rejon” Airport. Merida’s International Airport Code is MID. Chichen Itza archeological site, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World, is only 90 minutes from Merida city in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
Yucatan is famous for its people’s kindness and friendliness. It is also well known for its historical and rich artistic expertise inspired by the beautiful landscapes, natural sink holes called “cenotes”, exotic flowers and vivid culture. Woven of traditional hammocks, ceremonial dances, sacred songs in Mayan language, serenade guitar music in Spanish, expressive painting, colorful embroidery, decorated tiles, hipi-hapa hats, hand made pottery and wood or stone carving all inspired by Ancestral Mayan unique culture and religion. All waiting for you to come and discover it.
An intense cultural life sponsored by the State Board of Culture and the City Hall of Yucatan state enchants the streets and seduces visitors year round with traditional Mayan dancing, serenades, theater, movies, poetry readings, sculpture, opera, concerts, art and photography exhibitions from national and international artists.
Because of its support of art and culture the capital city of Yucatan, Merida city was chosen as the Latin American capital of culture in the year 2000. In Merida is where the colonial city and the modern worlds meet. Yucatan and its capital city are also the financial center of the south east of Mexico.
All the best hospitals and schools as well as shopping malls are here. Many people from the neighboring Mexican states and even from the USA, Canada or Europe come here to study at the more than 10 Private and Public Universities settled in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. The average high temperature is 91 degrees Fahrenheit /33 degrees Celsius; and in winter the average low temperature is 70 degrees Farenheit.
Because of its year round nice weather and culture many people from around the world come to visit and sometimes even decide to stay here to live. Come to study Spanish at ECORA Language Institute and visit us here! [email protected]