Valladolid is a wonderful colonial city about a 2-3 hour drive from the coast. It has a gorgeous center square with hotels, shops and churches surrounding it.
This is a wonderful place to spend a few days or to stop on your way to Merida. The ruins of Chichen Itza and Ek Balam are close by.
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For more information visit our Visitor's Guide to Mexico's Riviera Maya, Costa Maya and Beyond.