Sotuta de Peón Agave Plantation (Hacienda Sotuta de Peón)
Hacienda Sotuta de Peón is a popular day-trip destination from Merida, with private or group options available. Several multi-day packages also include a visit along with Merida city sightseeing, or in combination with other regional attractions such as Uxmal ruins or the Ría Celestún Biosphere Reserve. Tours of the hacienda typically include a visit to the main house, workshops, Casa Maya, and cenote; meal-inclusive, horseback, and sunset tours can be arranged through the hacienda.
Things to know before you go
- Wheelchair users should contact the hacienda directly to discuss access arrangements.
- Much of the tour takes place outside, so bring sunscreen and a hat.
- Guests are required to bring their own swim gear, including a towel.
How to get there
Located deep in the Mexican countryside, Hacienda Sotuta de Peón is only accessible by car or bus, at around a forty minute drive from Merida. Visitors can either rent a vehicle, book a taxi, or take advantage of the daily tours that include round-trip transportation.
When to get there
Site tours typically take place twice daily, with morning tours better suited to visitors affected by the daytime heat.
Merida’s Rich History
Merida is famous for its Mayan heritage, as well as its colonial past. Widen your perspective of the region’s rich history with a visit to Merida’s Great Museum of the Mayan World (Gran Museo del Mundo Maya), or travel slightly further afield to see ancient Mayan ruins at Uxmal, Kabah, or UNESCO-listed Chichen Itza.