Orangerie's central location and romantic decoration make it ideal for exploring Merida's historic center. It is also within walking distance to Paseo de Montejo with it´s wide shaded sidewalks, handsome mansions, trendy bars and restaurants. You'll be two blocks from the park and market in the shadows of Santa Ana church. This traditional outdoor market makes it easy and pleasant to shop for provisions, buy crafts or enjoy an alfresco Yucatecan breakfast or lunch. On Saturday nights Noche Mexicana starts at 9pm 3 blocks from the Orangerie. On Sunday mornings four blocks away there is a concert and flea market in Santa Lucia park.
The Orangerie was designed and decorated for maximum use of the outdoors. The arcaded portico downstairs opens to the tropical garden and pool. Upstairs there are two terraces surrounded by giant royal palms. One terrace is ideal for private sunbathing and the other has panoramic views of the city. The ample living room with its large archway overlooks the portico and garden. There is a separate TV salon adjoining the entry.
The ground floor master bedroom is a suite with a queen sized bed that adjoins the bathroom. The guest bedroom is just off the living room and has a double bed. The new master suite upstairs has a king size bed. Their are skylights and ceiling fans in both bedrooms. Both master baths have large tubs and showers. There is additionally a large outdoor shower under the tower in the garden.
The kitchen is fully furnished with everything you
need to prepare and serve a home cooked meal. Bring
your favorite recipes from home and cook with the
fresh and exotic spices, fruits and vegetables you can
never find at home. You can also take out from or eat
in two of the best 'cocina economica' just around the
corner. We will provide you with a list of the best
places to eat, shop and hang out in town or out in the
pueblos. This house was featured in December 2004
issue of Travel+Leisure
magazine. This beautifully
restored Colonial has become a favorite of honeymoon
couples and young families.