Merida

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👥 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.

Weather

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.

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Where to live

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.

Useful resources

Vivanuncios

Merida Properties

Craigslist

Rentberry

Vrbo

Trovit

Homie

Lamudi

MetrosCubicos

Mitula

Inmuebles 24

Hostelworld

Airbnb

Booking.com

Groceries

Markets

Slowfood Farmers Market

San Benito Market

Mercado Lucas De Galvéz

Supermarkets

Super Aki

Soriana

Chedraui

Walmart

Costco

Convenience stores

OXXO

SIX

Circle K

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Getting around

From airport

Merida Airport

Method: Taxi

Within

Merida Public Transport

Methods: Bus, minivan

Uber available

✅ yes as well as Didi and local taxis

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