Sta. Rosa

State: Yucatan

Type of Hacienda: Sisal

Service: Hotel, restaurant

Location: Santa Rosa hacienda belongs to the municipality of Maxcanú. It is located ten kilometers southwest of the Maxcanú road. You can reach it by taking the Merida-Campeche toll road and turning west between Maxcanú and Halachó.

History: Santa Rosa flourished with the sisal boom and there are even suggestions that it was built for that purpose, without having passed through a previous stage as a cattle ranch: the oldest records are all 20th century; its last owner was Enrique Vales Monforte. Today there is a luxury hotel and restaurant, and it is run by Starwood Hotels,as part of its Luxury Collection, as are Temozón Sur, San José Cholul and Ochil, among others.