Description Hacienda Santa Rosa
- Location. Embraced by western Yucatan's tropical rainforest and located less than 70 kilometers from Merida, Mexico, The Hacienda Santa Rosa is a former nobleman's estate. Oxkintok stands 16 kilometers from this property while the Calcehtok Caves are 21 kilometers away. Hotel Features. The Santa Rosa Dining Room affords garden views and offers terrace seating. The resident chef masterfully blends regional and international recipes to create a delectable dining experience. Massive stone arches create a meltingly romantic atmosphere for post dinner cocktails. Elegant accommodations set a tone of grandeur for corporate or celebratory gatherings. Recreational amenities include an outdoor pool that is cradled within the property's immaculately groomed lawns. Spa services include aromatherapy, sport, deep tissue and stress relief massage. Guests have access to horseback riding stables and rental bicycles so that they may experience the Yucatan landscape in much the same manner as the 18th century noblemen. Additional hotel amenities include limited airport transportation, and shuttle service within the local area. Guestrooms. This hotel's 11 guestrooms are located in the estate's fully restored, original buildings. All suites feature 18 foot ceilings with exposed beams and rafters, 10 foot wooden double doors and massive iron bed frames. Additionally, wooden pegs staked into the stone walls hold woven cotton hammocks, for which the Yucatan is famous. For an even more authentic Mayan experience, the Mayan Villas consist of original Mayan palapas that are transformed into luxurious accommodations. Select accommodations feature sitting areas, private pools, private terraces, and minibars. Expert Tip. Oxkintok, located 16 kilometers away, dates as far back as 300 B.C. Guests can drive to this archeological site where 12 pyramids and intricate labyrinths are open to the public, even though they are under excavation. Honeymoon Package: Celebrating couples, book a three night minimum stay in a Superior Room for travel through December 31, 2007, and receive the following: Fruit plate and flower decoration upon arrival Welcome drink One bottle of domestic wine Daily breakfast for two One romantic a la carte dinner for two One relaxing massage per person per stay Taxes and service charges are included. Valid proof of marriage must be provided at check in to qualify. Other restrictions may apply. Subject to availability.