Book a cheap rental car and enjoy the freedom to roam while you’re visiting Merida (MID)! Envision driving along a winding road, windows rolled down, leisurely passing scenic mountains, romantic beaches or popular roadside attractions in a comfortable rented car. Take the road less traveled, and discover more about the surroundings near Merida!
Chicken Itza, located close to Merida, is a large pre-Columbian historical site settled by the Maya Civilization. You can explore the ruins of Mayans. The city is also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
About half an hour drive from Merida, Dzibilchaltun is famous for its ancient remains and national parks. Witness some of its important landmarks like the Temple of the Seven Dolls, the ruins of the 16th century Spanish church and more. You can also visit a local museum featuring remains of Maya civilization.
Nature lovers will love to visit Celestun Wildlife Refuge located around 50 miles west of Merida. This park is home to about 90% of wild pink flamingos on earth. Watching them fly is a treat for eyes. Take a boat ride to experience the beauty of the park.