Life in Yucatan is enjoyed among glasses of wine and beautiful sunsets on any of its nearby beaches.

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Either way, we've all wanted to stop a moment to exist, to contemplate the time and the twilight of the day is the indicated moment.

One of the advantages of living in Yucatan, in addition to the proximity of its beaches, is that the peninsula is a scene of twilight shows every afternoon; so it will not be a problem finding a place to admire the colors of the world.

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Twilight over cirrus clouds painted in red.

It is a fact: anyone who visits Yucatan can affirm that the sky is different from that of any other state in the republic. This is thanks to the geographical position of the peninsula, free from contamination and the plain of its land that allows you to observe horizons in the open sky and at sea level.

The clouds in Yucatan are huge, heavy or light as a brush stroke, and adorn the celestial vault with their shapes, Do you know the types of clouds that exist?

Luckily, Yucatan is the perfect place for you to learn to name and recognize them. In addition, you will surprise your companion with the Latin nomenclatures. There are four large groups that, in turn, are divided into other classifications.

Cirrus or cirrus clouds They are characterized by being in the highest layers of the atmosphere. They have a rough or fibrous texture.

The strata o stratus they look like white watercolor brushstrokes on the blue canvas. As its name implies, they are made up of different layers.

The cumulus They are large clouds, perhaps the most admired on sunny days, which are grouped together to form vertical heaps of cumulus clouds. Cumulus clouds are the type of cloud you can find frequently at Merida sunsets.

By last, clouds nimbus or nimbus they are the anteroom of storms and precipitations. A day that begins with nimbus ends in a rain. They look a bit like cumulus clouds with the difference of their gray tones and “broken” shapes.

The nimbus They are also the favorite companions of beautiful sunsets on beaches near Merida.. In summer it is to be expected some soft rain preceded by nimbus that announce the precipitation.

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Beautiful sunsets on the beaches of the Yucatan peninsula.

Life in Yucatan means finding peace just by looking at the sky from the window. If going to the beach is not an option, within the city you will always find places to spend the afternoon at twilight.

If you are in the city center, Plaza Grande is a good place to watch a sunset. In the buildings that are located in that area there are several terraces to watch the sunset. You can go to the terrace of the Piedra de Agua Hotel that has a view towards the cathedral.

We recommend you try their specialties on pizzas and with a very cold beer.

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Clear sunset on beaches near Mérida.

Paseo Montejo should appear on the list of any tourist or new resident who wants to know the skies and streets of Yucatan..

In this great avenue, the heart of the city, you can choose restaurants, hotels or cafes to admire the sunset.

Read: Montejo walk. An avenue to walk on the soul of Merida.

One of them is Cubaro. From its terrace you will observe beautiful sunsets and have a close-up of the Monument to the Homeland. Accompany your afternoon with an exquisite glass of wine or a refreshing mojito, which is one of the house's specialties.

Also on Paseo Montejo is the Hotel Rosas & Xocolate, which overlooks the iconic avenue. Ideal for those looking for a bohemian place accompanied by good music and gourmet dishes.

We recommend you read: Find in Mérida these 10 exquisite wines to pamper your palate.

Living near the beach is enjoying beautiful sunsets every day ...

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Picture of beautiful sunsets in San Crisanto.

San Crisanto

This fishing village, 52 kilometers from Progreso, has one of the most beautiful beaches in the state, and is surrounded by stunning nature.

A characteristic of San Crisanto is that every night the tide goes down a few meters, resulting in a unique place to watch beautiful sunsets or camping and why not to spend the night under the stars.

We recommend you: Do you like camping without losing glamor? Discover glamping and where to practice it in Yucatan.


This beautiful fishing port is located near the city of Mérida, west of the port of Progreso. Here, you will forget about the big hotels and enjoy a picturesque town with narrow streets of white sand and a few meters from a crystalline sea.

If you want a little adventure, there are boat tours and boat rides through its estuary. On the way you will discover various species of birds that inhabit the mangroves. Beautiful sunsets dress the port of Chelem every day.

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A sunset on the beach to share with someone special.


A privileged place if you are going to live in Mérida, Yucatán is Celestún. Known as one of the most famous pink flamingo sanctuaries in Mexico, it is surrounded by incredible natural sites and is home to thousands of flora and fauna in Yucatan.

This town also stands out for its calm and paradisiacal beaches. As if it were a painting, in Celestún the beige sand contrasts with the color of the water, which in some points reaches very dark blue tones.

Dzilam Bravo

130 km from Mérida is the town of Dzilám de Bravo. Historic port, because the Spanish landed there.

It is a place of natural wonders and beautiful beaches that are the perfect setting to watch the sunset.

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