Hacienda Sacnicte (white flower) is uniquely elegant, a secluded resort hotel with traditional roots and updated amenities. To strike a balance between the 17th century and today the owners, Philippe and Nadia, have thoughtfully preserved the elegance of the original hacienda while updating the interiors with air conditioning and many other modern conveniences. Hacienda Sacnicte now offers you sophistication, comfort and convenience, a perfect place to stay when visiting the Izamal area historical sites.
Accommodations include four masters suites, three elite suites and three junior suites, all equipped with air conditioning, fans and spacious bathrooms, built with original Mayan stones. Each suite has its own exquisite décor.
Main hotel areas include the majestic living room, filled with contemporary paintings, antique mirrors and candelabras, Moroccan chandeliers and exotic hand crafted Mexican furnishings, flows seamlessly into the cozy bar/game room. The ambience of the colonial exterior veranda, overlooking the pool and an avenue of palm trees, is designed for al fresco dining at an amazing mahogany table capable of seating up to 14 guests. If you prefer to eat in the coolness of the air conditioning, then the old capilla (chapel), with its original 18th century fresco, is at your disposal. This ancient capilla serves as a restaurant and boutique and features tempting, original, handmade jewelry, clothing, sarongs, and. Take a few steps down from the veranda to the Arabic pool, which is in harmony with the surrounding outstanding exotic garden. There, lounge chairs and umbrellas are ready for your relaxation. If you prefer the shade, you can chill and enjoy life in the hammock, the goose down pillow sofa, or indoors at the air conditioning library.
Cuisine & Especial Events Hacienda Sacnicte was designed with a romantic, sensual, casual atmosphere, where people can socialize or find a quiet place for reflection. The menu is created with the same goal in mind. Enjoy the best fusion of European and Caribbean cuisine with the aroma of blended oriental herbs.
History Located at the north part of Izamal, Yucatan. In 1811 was owned by José Santiago Contreras. In 1861 there were only 25 habitants, of which 11 were men and 14 women. Of these, five men and a women were white people, the rest were indigenous. Only one could read and write. In 1897 the owner was Nicanor Ancona y Lizarraga, there were 183 habitants. In the beginning of the XX century, Hacienda Sacnicte receive workers from other regions of México, There were families from San Luis Potosí and Sonora, their children were born and raised at Sacnicte. In August 22, 1949, the image of the immaculate Virgin Mary, was solemnly crowned in the atrium of the Franciscan convent of the ancient city of Izamal. The Virgin Mary was named Señora de Izamal. Hacienda Sacnicte received all the coronation guests, there was a great banquet and gifts at this great event. You can find some pictures at the "Commemorative Album" of Pontifical Coronation of Nuestra Señora de Izamal.