- Andrinique Event Planner
If you need help planning a hacienda wedding or something fabulous in the Yucatan, look her up!
- Buena Vida Realtors
Reliable real estate company
- Cancun Care
Chock full of useful information about Cancun
- Casa Hamaca Blog and website
Another great blog about living in the Yucatan, in this case, Valladolid
- Casa Pocito Redux
Our former neighbors rent out their beautiful and newly redesigned home.
- Cascadas de Merida B&B
Four rooms with the sound of waterfalls. Great little B&B with all modern amenities.
Ecological hotel in Celestun… where the flamingos are!
- EcoTourismo Yucatan
Interpreting Mayan history, architecture, culture and ecology
- Hacienda Chichen and Yaxkin Spa
The oldest hacienda in the Yucatan. Now a luxury hotel and spa within walking distance of Chichen Itza. Cottages named after famous archaeologists who stayed here while studying the ruins. Pool, gardens and restaurant on site.
- Hacienda Petac
A most luxurious place to stay. Designed by one of our favorite architects, Salvador Reyes Rios.
- Hacienda Santa Cruz
A truly lovely hacienda turned into a boutique hotel. Just outside the city limits, so quiet but close to everything. A restaurant too!
- Hacienda Yaxcopoil
A hacienda frozen in time. A museum and a guest house!
- Hotel Casa del Balam
Historic home turned into a hotel. Great location, old world service.
- Hotel Hacienda Merida
Small luxury hotel in the Centro that used to be the home of our friends Dominique and Philippe. A beautiful place!
- Hotel Luz En Yucatan
Delightful lodging for the Independent Traveler
- Hotel Marionetas
Charming small hotel across the street from our house. All the modern amenities with Yucatecan colonial charm. Everyone loves it here!
- Iluminado Tours
Our friend Trudy’s tour company. A great way to see the ruins and cleanse your spirit at the same time.
- Katrin Schikora Art and Design in Ceramics
A ceramics workshop and gallery of lamps, wall sconces, pottery and sculpture in Cholul, Yucatan
- Kimsey Properties
Properties for rent and for sale in Merida, along the Yucatan Gulf Coast and in La Manzanilla, Jalisco, Mexico
- La Voz de Uman
A group of kids in Uman, just outside of Merida, starting a website about their town. VERY cool!!
- Las Arecas B&B
Clean and simple B&B with great service, reasonable prices and fabulous location.
Great maps and tips for enjoying the Mayan Riviera
- Maya Ruins
A site with great photos of many of the Yucatan ruins…
- Mayan Ecotours
Local eco and adventure tours
- Mayan Xic
Tshirts and other goodies with Mayan/Spanish/Spanglish sayings. Very cool.
- Merida Homes
Homes for sale in Merida, run by a local with the inside scoop
- MexicaChica Getaways
Tours based in Merida for women.
- Mexico International Real Estate
Real estate from all over the Peninsula.
- Paradise Weddings
Two Mexicanas who are great wedding coordinators in Playa and the Mayan Riviera
- Pets and Company
Our favorite vets in Merida
their Yucatan page
- Playa del Carmen Rentals
Provides a wide selection of Playa del Carmen condo & villa rentals.
- Progreso Rentals
A website that lists vacation rentals along the Gulf Coast… a much needed service.
- Puerto Morelos Travel Website
Information for visitors to Puerto Morelos
- Real Estate Yucatan
Gaby and Alec run a great real estate agency in Merida
- Rio Lagartos Adventures
A cooperative of local families providing wildlife boat tours to see crocodiles & flamingos
- Rough Guide to the Yucatan
Travel information about the Mayan Riviera
- Suites del Sol
Big, spacious, clean apartments run by some of the nicest people in town.
- Taste of Playa
Playa’s first ever tasting event… Great idea!
- Tierra Yucatan
The grande dame of real estate agencies here, run by our friend Jennifer.
- Trinidad Galeria and Hotel Trinidad
Two unique art-filled hotels. Modest but spacious rooms, pool, game room, rooftop jacuzzi. These hotels are FUN!
- Yo Listo
A brilliant place to buy and sell and connect here in the Yucatan
- Yucatan in Dutch
Guide to all things Yucatan in Dutch!
- Yucatan Insurance
for your insurance needs.
- Yucatan Palace
A palatial vacation rental in downtown Merida
- Yucatan Productions
Location Scouting and Photography production services in Yucatan and Cuba
- Yucatan Rebirth
Some fellow expats write about their experiences here…
- Yucatan Wildlife
All the things that grow wild in the Yucatan…
- Countdown To Mexico
Expats on the other side of Mexico
- Different World
A great resource for booking small, independent hotels in Mexico.
- Feria Maestros del Arte
Annual Indigenous Art Show in Chapala, Jalisco held in November
- Home Sweet Mexico
For those who want to work, live, or retire in Mexico. Includes information on cultural differences, health care, travel, cost of living, learning Spanish and much more.
- Life in the Heart of Mexico: Patzcuaro
From our friend Todd
- Mexican Food and More
A blog with recipes for Mexican food… and other Mexican comestibles (pulque, chiles, etc.)
- Mexico Classified Ads
Advertise anything anywhere in Mexico
- Mexico Meetings Network
Planning a meeting anywhere in Mexico? Here is your best resource…
- Mexico Mike
This guy knows Mexico… and he gives good advice.
- Mexico Reporter
Multimedia blog from Mexico City… great stuff here!
Great website that covers a lot of ground about all of Mexico.
- Pet-Friendly Accommodations in Mexico
For all you pet lovers who like to travel with your best friend, here’s an invaluable website for Mexican travel.
- Real Oaxaca
A website all about Oaxaca by two expats. Hmmm, sounds familiar!
- Sara’s Mexico
A site about “Affordable Luxury Mexico Resort Vacations”. A small and independent site that apparently pays for reviews.
- Si-Mexico Hotel And Resort Travel Guide
guide to Hotels, Resorts and All-Inclusive throughout Mexico.
- Staring At Strangers
Musings from two lawyers in New York City and Michoacan… good reading!
- Stray Weddings
Lovely website for anyone planning a wedding in Mexico
- Surf mexico
Surfing and adventure travel resources in Mexico
- Tierra Colonial
Our preferred real estate agency in Morelia and Patzcuaro
- Viva Campeche Real Estate
Real estate agents in Campeche, Mexico offer residential, beach, lots and commercial properties for sale or rent.
- Viva Veracruz
A really good blog about living there…
- Ecoutourism: A Traveler's Guide
- Expat Blog
An aggregator of expat blogs and experiences
- Halfway to France
Our good friend Pamela’s future belongs to France, but there’s a place in her heart for the Yucatan too…
- HUAW – Helping the dogs and cats of Peru
An enlightened dog shelter and rescue service in Peru. Great video of dogs with wheelchairs!
- Micas de Miralls
Wedding planners in Playa
- My Beautiful Namibia
If you ever think of going to Namibia, this website seems like a good place to start…
- Narco News
Timely commentary and reporting on the drug war and other important issues in Latin America (and elsewhere).
A blog about ecotourism, somewhat focused on Costa Rica but including other parts of Central America
- Properties in Metepec
Real estate agency for Metepec and Toluca
- Shanghai Expat
Living and Working in Shanghai
- Solutions Abroad – Mexico Real Estate – Living in Mexico
Resource for expats buying property, living, moving, working, traveling, retiring or relocating to do business in Mexico.
- Study in England
Study in London, England for awhile. Everyone should try living somewhere else…
- The Viewpoint
Fascinating insight into cultures around the world
- Transitions Abroad
Working, studying, traveling and living outside the US
- Travel Yucatan
This website has everything you need to know to travel to the Yucatan
changing the way women travel and the way women’s news is presented. Ignite your travel life, make a difference, have fun.