👥 Population: 900,000
🕑 Time Zone: UTC -6
Merida is the largest and capital city of the state of Yucatan. Merida comfortably blends buildings from its colonial past, giving you a sense of history, with all the delights of a cosmopolitan city.
Merida's climate is tropical with consistently warm to hot weather throughout the year, and two seasons: dry and rainy. Average yearly temperature is 30°C.
Centro: Good for first timers and for people who don’t have a car. Close to markets, restaurants, parks, nightlife.
Norte: Good for families. Many international schools, malls, parks, restaurants, cafes.
Progreso: Technically a different city but only 30 mins from Merida for those who want to stay near the beach. Relaxed, laid back, good for families.
Slowfood Farmers Market
San Benito Market
Mercado Lucas De Galvéz
Methods: Bus, minivan
✅ yes as well as Didi and local taxis