Six elegant places to romance your darling in Mérida
Where do you turn when you want to unleash some romance and surprise your beautiful wife, girlfriend, or fiancé? Places that make her feel special of course. Women love “love”, and these six places in Mérida will make her heart melt.
Named one of the “50 Best Spas in Mexico”, this boutique spa is complete with natural products. Spa indulgence designed around key romantic elements, roses and chocolate, will leave her feeling as though she is floating among the clouds.
The Rosas & Xocolate Spa Experience and the Mayan foot rub are musts for every woman. The simplicity of touch allowing the complexity of essence filling the room, seduces the body into total relaxation.
The spa will leave her feeling the angelic glow of bliss, as though she has been kissed by heaven.
COQUI COQUI is a sophisticated boutique in Mérida offering clothing, handbags, perfumes, and more. It is also a boutique hotel offering private yoga sessions, however I can’t get enough of the essential lifestyle scents and elegant designer wear. Every woman loves to feel special, and every item here will do the trick. My icing on the cake item – Coco-Coco Bath Oil.
This local Yucatecan product from Valladolid, approximately 90 minutes from Mérida, has won my heart. Coco-Coco is a coconut scented charm of the Yucatán, complete relaxation in a bottle. It will both inspire and reminisce the piece of your romance hugging the Yucatán.
Skip the hotel, and consider sharing a couple of romantic evenings in a Mexican hacienda. The romance of candlelit evenings and picture perfect moments with the one you love is exactly what you will find at Hacienda Dzibikak.
The hacienda is approximately 30 minutes from Mérida, and a secret garden oasis that will light up her eyes. Looking to propose or renew your vows? Why not get down on one knee or kiss your bride again in front of the restored chapel.
If you want to unplug and focus on each other, this is the place.
Fusing flavors of the Mediterranean with Yucatán heritage and sourcing local ingredients, Rosa Sur 32° is setting the bar high in Mérida when it comes to memorable restaurants. It is the first farm to table concept in the city.
The story of Rosa Sur 32°, unique. Located in one of Mérida’s historic town squares, Santa Lucia, the restaurant is setting a new precedent in healthy and sustainable. It serves as an experience to guests, with a graceful elegance represented in a single rose adorning each table.
It is the perfect place to open a bottle of wine or champagne and enjoy dinner conversation with the one you love.
Part of a private collection of haciendas, this estate is built upon the stone of an ancient Mayan pyramid. Imagine sunrise coffee atop a pyramid ruin overlooking the jungle with the love of your life, or lounging by twin pools with wine and snacks and basking in her glory.
Hacienda Itzincab Cámara is not open to the public, assuring you and your significant other will have the entire place to yourself. Have lunch in the ruins, dinner at dusk on the patio while fire flies dance in the distance.
It’s historical elegance is the perfect backdrop for a special occasion or rekindling a romance.
Discover a selection of French cheeses and pastries at Café Creme. With its open-air courtyard filled with palm trees, Café Creme is an oasis in the middle of Centro. Open until 5 p.m., it’s the perfect location for breakfast or an afternoon recharge. The delightful French owner is typically on-site and always smiling when serving coffee.
This French café is a beautiful spot for morning coffee. Breakfast here is perfect, from cheese and fruit plates to eggs and croissants, there is something for every taste. It’s a quaint spot to share a perfect Mérida moment together.
Celebrate love in Mérida. A little swooning can go a long way, but don’t forget the roses and chocolate.
By Miranda Allfrey for TYT
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