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Sotuta de Peón Agave Plantation (Hacienda Sotuta de Peón)
Sotuta de Peón Agave Plantation (Hacienda Sotuta de Peón)

Sotuta de Peón Agave Plantation (Hacienda Sotuta de Peón) Tours and Activities

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At the turn of the 19th century in Merida, the henequen plant—a type of agave—was such an important producer of textiles that locals would call it “green gold.” All of that changed when the textile industry evolved toward synthetic fibers, but on a visit to Sotuta de Peon Hacienda, on Merida’s southern outskirts, you can journey back to the golden era was henequen was king. Tour an historic, grandiose plantation home that was built with henequen dollars, before visiting the mill to watch as plants are processed into fibers. The equipment used has been pieced together from farms across the Yucatan, and is a way to preserve the traditional methods of henequen production and harvest. Learn how the fiber is woven to make rope, or spun into high quality yarn, before bouncing around on a mule-driven truck like plantation workers of old. Having worked up a sweat on the hacienda, cool off with a dip in the hidden cenotes, allowing the cool, alkaline-rich waters to rejuvenate your senses. You can also enjoy a traditional meal that’s prepared at the hacienda restaurant, and truly cap off an enchanting day of Yucatan history and culture.

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Tours offered daily at 10am and 1pm
Sotuta de Peon Hacienda, Merida, Mexico
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Private Tour: Sotuta de Peon Hacieda Day Trip

Private Tour: Sotuta de Peon Hacieda Day Trip

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Enjoy a private tour of Sotuta de Peon Hacienda, a restoration project where visitors can experience what the massive agave plantation was like in its heyday. Travel back in time as you learn about the transformation from plant to fiber. Doubling as a hotel, Sotuta de Peon features beautifully-manicured grounds, private cenotes, and a fantastic restaurant where you will enjoy a buffet lunch.
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  • 1 day
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Private Tour: Uxmal & Sotuta de Peon with Lunch by Yucatan Concierge

Private Tour: Uxmal & Sotuta de Peon with Lunch by Yucatan Concierge

Experience an ancient Mayan city, a historic hacienda, and the crystalline waters of a cenote on one convenient all-day guided tour. After a time-saving hotel pickup, travel to Uxmal and learn about Mayan history from your informative guide. Enjoy a lunch of traditional Yucatecan dishes, take a refreshing dip in a cenote, and visit a Hacienda Sotuta de Peon, a former henequen plantation with a rich history.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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What are Sotuta de Peón Agave Plantation (Hacienda Sotuta de Peón) hours of operation?
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Sotuta de Peón Agave Plantation (Hacienda Sotuta de Peón) hours of operation: Tours offered daily at 10am and 1pm . Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Sotuta de Peón Agave Plantation (Hacienda Sotuta de Peón) tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Sotuta de Peón Agave Plantation (Hacienda Sotuta de Peón) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Sotuta de Peón Agave Plantation (Hacienda Sotuta de Peón) 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Sotuta de Peón Agave Plantation (Hacienda Sotuta de Peón) costs USD 126.34. Guided Sotuta de Peón Agave Plantation (Hacienda Sotuta de Peón) tours start around USD 126.34 per person.
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