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Customer Travel Tips for Merida

81% Avg. city rating Rated by 122 customers

Activities / excursions 85%

Restaurants / eating out 84%

Shopping 74%

Chilling out / relaxing 80%

Getting around / public transport 81%

Sightseeing 83%

Culture 87%

Nightlife / partying 71%

Value for money 83%

Customer Travel Tips for Merida

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73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


02 Nov 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Events / festivals Relaxation / spa

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: See the moving jewelery they sell in here, produced of gold/silver and live beatles :-D. Also have some authentic Yucatan food at "lachayamaya" or "el plato roto de Frida"

Liked: Partially very charming colonial city. Good value for money. Feels very safe

Disliked: A couple of days will be enough and you really have seen everything

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
67% Avg. rating


16 May 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Go to Maya pyramids in Uxmal.

Liked: Its history.

Disliked: No

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
84% Avg. rating


15 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Check out the museums.

Liked: Great culture experience of the Yucatan Peninsula. Seems to have become a hub for other backpackers.

Disliked: None.

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


02 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Get ready to be exhausted.

Liked: Very beautiful city, has a little european style.

Disliked: Too busy.

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


24 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Book somewhere with AC and visit the homun cenotes

Liked: Cheap and lots of sights to see close by

Disliked: The lack of airconditioning

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
73% Avg. rating


11 May 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Stay at Nomadas hostel!

Liked: Laid back town.

Disliked: A bit boring.

49% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
49% Avg. rating


14 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: Hhh

Liked: B

Disliked: Hh

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


29 Mar 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing

Customer Travel Tip: X

Liked: Worth

Disliked: None

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
73% Avg. rating


23 Mar 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Don't stay there longer than 2 days if you are not interested in cities.

Liked: Nice centre with a lot of small parks.

Disliked: Only too expensive tours to different places.

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


25 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Come in January,.... There is festival every day here. So much to do!

Liked: Safe place for female traveling alone.

Disliked: Nothing!!!

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


25 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Merida is so easy to navigate and it's safe to explore alone so no advice is needed

Liked: Weather, good hostel, lots of culture/history to learn about and great markets to explore

Disliked: Pollution from buses and night life is good with restaurants and bars but not many (good) nightclubs

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


14 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Just enjoy

Liked: Merida is Yucatan( Mexico )true city ( with big C)

Disliked: no

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
84% Avg. rating


12 Oct 2014

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Family Holiday Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: I went there mostly of time as I lived there and my daughter was born there. I visited Merida to see my baby

Liked: It is ok as it is small town and old places it great Best place to go is Tulum, Cancun , Playa de carmen and north Mexico

Disliked: None

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 40%
71% Avg. rating


26 Sep 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: stay there and do some trips to ruins close by

Liked: many cultural sights to visit

Disliked: -

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


29 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Don't pass up going to Progreso - it is very close, cheap on the local bus (18 pesos) and has is a very nice beach

Liked: A mildly interesting city but a good spot to tour the Mayan Ruins. The tour guide we had was excellent. Merida is also close to Progreso which has a much nicer beach than people give it credit for.

Disliked: In itself it is not a particularly interesting city

40% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
40% Avg. rating


24 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: no

Liked: nothing,just to Chichen Itza

Disliked: nothing to see in downtown

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
96% Avg. rating


05 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: -

Liked: nette kolonialstadt, es gibt aber auch viel in der näheren umgebung zu erkunden

Disliked: -

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
87% Avg. rating


03 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Do the free city walk in the morning and go to Uxmal!

Liked: I like the Salsa Dancing on the streets at nigth.

Disliked: Too many doves ;-)

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
78% Avg. rating


24 Jul 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Taking some tours around Merida

Liked: Beautiful

Disliked: Hot weather

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


21 Jun 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Shop around for different trips out of town, best to do it alone

Liked: Value. Real authentic working Mexican feel.

Disliked: Tourist traps around

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81% Avg. city rating Rated by 122 customers

Activities / excursions 85%

Restaurants / eating out 84%

Shopping 74%

Chilling out / relaxing 80%

Getting around / public transport 81%

Sightseeing 83%

Culture 87%

Nightlife / partying 71%

Value for money 83%

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