Founded in 1640, Hacienda Santa Cruz was formerly a Franciscan Monastery, monks inhabited the ancient part of the Hacienda “la casa principal“ Later on, it functioned as an estate and with the henequen industry momentum, it changed into a Hacienda, cultivating and processing the prominent “green gold“ from Yucatan: The Henequen.

In the last decade from the XX century, the haciendas of Yucatan regained the rise and splendor of antique times, but now as hotels and luxury restaurants, places where history and tradition blends. Great for resting, but above all, to offer a unique experience to all visitors.

Hacienda Santa Cruz takes part of The National Institute of Anthropology and History catalogue and it`s also part of the cultural heritage of the Yucatan state.

Nowadays Hacienda Santa Cruz, was changed into a marvelous boutique hotel with its unique personality and well defined character.

Well located, Hacienda Santa Cruz is within only 10km from the international airport, 12 km from downtown and very close from the most important archaeological and natural sites of the region (UXMAL, MAYAPAN, CHICHEN-ITZA) Hacienda Santa Cruz is the nearest Hacienda to Merida`s downtown.

In a great extension of 6 hectares, Hacienda Santa Cruz provides; double rooms, suites, master suites, astounding gardens which facilitate great planning for social and corporative events, a delightful restaurant with private lush gardens, a terrace, spa, a holy shrine, two pools and a parking lot.

Hacienda Santa Cruz maintains its original distribution where it`s easy to admire The Main House, The Machine Room and a Holy Catholic Shrine to officiate masses.

Hacienda Santa Cruz mixes in harmony the refinement of the colonial architecture and the comfort of the XXI. A dream place where tradition and comfort are a perfect mixture.

Hacienda Santa Cruz is one of the best hacienda hotels for your accommodation in Merida Yucatan, Mexico.


The room`s section in Hacienda Santa Cruz was divided into two areas; The “Casa grande” which is the ancient part, that dates from 1640, in this section you`ll find most of our suites which were transformed in unique rooms. Each room is completely different to the other ones, giving you a unique experience that will take you back to the XVII century. The second section is brand new and is located in the main gardens of the Hacienda.

Each room is filled with a unique style and space. The rooms are decorated with regional elements such as; chukum, refined woods that give personality and preserve the Mayan charm.

All of our rooms have front views to our astounding gardens and private terraces.

The hotel has 25 spacious rooms, from 32 up to 55 square meters, great to accommodate; couples, families and even 5 guests in one room.

Each of our rooms gives high standard service for example: fine cotton bedding, spa-like bathroom amenities, fine pillows and brand new mattresses.


In a great view to our astounding gardens and located in the main part, our restaurant Valentina offers , flavors, aromas and textures of our traditional Mexican cuisine where new experiences are born and our senses will be aggrandized.

Under the direction of our executive chef we have developed an inimitable menu, rich in flavors that you won’t find in any other place.

Valentina is specially designed to host up to 70 guests, it has a private terrace in an intimate ambience.

Hacienda Santa Cruz offers a unique experience where gastronomy, tradition and history is the perfect fusion.

Not to mention our outdoor restaurant which complements a gastronomic experience.


Hacienda Santa Cruz offers an ideal space of wellbeing and relaxation, it offers private booths for individual massages, and also you can experience an outdoor massage. We can offer a local and traditional treatment according to our concept, wellbeing and comfort.

If you desire is to have privacy, we can offer a massage in your room.

Weddings & Groups

Special Events

Hacienda Santa Cruz gives great spaces and it facilitates ideas for the organization of social gatherings and business events; it has vast gardens in a capacity for 1000 people and a principal garden where up to 100 people can have their social event, a conference room for 50 people and a large secured parking lot.

From a business meeting to an unforgettable wedding or even a live concert, we will guide you through, so that it becomes your moment of life.

Additional Services

– Conference room

– Reception 24/24 (Spanish, English and French)

– Security box in each room

– Minibar

– Wi-fi in every area of the Hacienda

-*Medical assistance (additional cost)

– Non-smoking rooms

– Laundry service (additional cost)

– *transportation (airport-hotel) (additional cost)

– Tourist information (additional cost)

– Private terrace (master suite)

– Iron and ironing board

Archaeological sites

Chichén Itzá

It is located 120 km east of Mérida, on kilometer 120 of the Mérida-Cancun highway, in the municipality of Tinum, Yucatán.


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