Ake

State: Yucatan

Type of Hacienda: Sisal

Service: Private residence.

Location: San Lorenzo hacienda is in the center of Aké village, 32 kilometers from Merida.

History: This old sisal hacienda was built in the 17th century, but the last remodeling dates to the Porfiriate. The information we have today refers to a notarized document of 1810, signed by Idelfonsa de Marcos Bermejo, countess of Miraflores. It states that, in the year of Porfirio Diaz’s visit to Yucatan, “1906, in the time of greatest development, the beautiful French-style building which is now the fiber stripping plant was added”22.