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Hacienda Sotuta de Peon, Merida
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Step back in time on a tour of Hacienda Sotuta de Peon, an 18th century agave plant estate. The farm is still functional, having been restored in the 1980s, and is dedicated to promoting sustainability. More than 80 Mayan families work on the farm. Explore the main house to see how a rich agave plantation owner used to live, ride on wooden platform trucks and admire the spacious estate, and see first-hand the process of transforming the plant into ropes, sacks, and yarn. After the tour, you can bathe in the crystal clear waters of the natural underground cenotes, or enjoy traditional Mexican cuisine at the restaurant. To visit Hacienda Sotuta de Peon and get the most from your holiday in Merida, create itinerary details personal to you using our Merida vacation builder.
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  • A very entertaining tour that allows "live" How was life and economic activity in a henequen of early 20TH century hacienda. 3 hours lasting travel are passed without feeling them, and at the end an exquisite Yucatecan food firm is the perfect auction.
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  • This is an Hacienda were “henequén” is still being processed. They have guided tours for visitors, in which they show the facilities and tell you about the Hacienda´s history and the henequén. You can...  more »
  • We arrived right at 10: 00 of the first leadership. It was very interesting to see how the work was earlier in the Hacienda by the hand. The ride with the mules to the Cenote was very adventurous. The Cenote is great for bathing. Also because on the ground the ability to the move is. All in all the 470 pesos are very well spent!
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