RECOMMENDED ONLINE READING:
Yucatan Adventure Eco-Travel Guide
Maya Foundation In Laakeech's volunteer online magazine with great articles about ancient Maya Civilization, today's Maya people and their cultural traditions as well as travel tips and eco-cultural activities nearby Chichen Itza.
National Geographic Travel Guide has selected Hacienda Chichen and Yaxkin Spa among the Ten Best Eco-Spa Wellness Destinations in North America and included our Green Eco-Spa Resort in their 2009 Stay List Hotel Guide for our commitment to sustainable tourism in the Yucatan, and our innovating hotel vision.
GREAT WEDDING DESTINATIONS:
"Most Romantic Wedding Destinations" and visit our Hacienda Chichen Weddings
Catering Services Weddings brief info.
Wedding Menu Samples Photographer
HACIENDA CHICHEN BOOK LIST:
Few of the books we recommend:
Mayan History and Culture
Incidents of Travel in Yucatan (American Exploration and Travel (Hardcover) by John Stephens with drawings by Frederick Catherwood. This is the most widely read history of this area. Stephens accounts his experiences while traveling through the Yucatan and Catherwood provides the illustrations.
The Maya, Seventh Edition (Ancient Peoples and Places) by Michael D. Coe
The Caste War of Yucatan by Nelson Reed. An well-written book about a fascinating time in the history of this Area.
Mexicasa: The Enchanting Inns and Haciendas of Mexico by Gina Hyams with photos by Melba Levick.
In a Mexican Garden: Lush landscaping, pool terraces, patios, and open space living. Book by M. Levick and G. Hyams.
Bird and Animal Kingdom Guides:
A Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Northern Central America by Steven N. G. Howell, Sophie Webb
A Field Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Adjacent Areas: Belize, Guatemala, and El Salvador by Ernest Preston Edwards, Edward Murrell Butler
A Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles of the Maya World by Julian C. Lee
Mexican Food and Cook Books
Mexico : The Beautiful Cookbook (Beautiful Cookbook)by Susanna Palazuelos
The Art of Mexican Cooking by Diana Kennedy
Maya Herbal Medicine
Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, Revised Second Edition by Michael Murray, Joseph Pizzorno
Karen Brown's Mexico: Charming Inns and Itineraries by Karen Brown.
Eco-Tourism Trips: listing its Five Top Eco-Resorts in Mexico.
Concierge.com: World's Best Eco-Spas