Outskirts of Mérida (Mérida, Mexico)
A charming villa-style hotel with just seven rooms and pretty public areas. It is a 20 minute walk to the central square in the town or 5 minutes in a taxi. The Parque Centenario is very close by, popular with locals at weekends and the historical zone of Colonia Santiago is just two blocks away.
Cookery lessons can be arranged at the hotel.
There is an outdoor pool and massage and BBQ area in the garden, with plenty of space in which to relax, have a drink or a meal or use the wireless internet. Staff are attentive and can help with excursions or local advice.