Between 1901 and 1916 Yucatán was the number one producer of natural hard fibers in the world.
The economic wealth that the cultivation, processing and export of henequen brought with it generated the entry of important foreign currency to the State of Yucatan, to the extent of removing it from the acute economic crisis in which it was found, originated by the indigenous uprising, better known as The Caste War.
Built at the end of the 19th century in Tecoh, Yucatán Sotuta de Peón, Hacienda Viva, is the restoration project of a historical monument located in the heart of the old henequen area of the state of Yucatán, and gives you a real idea of what previously It was a fully operational Hacienda Henequenera, in the lavish style and true traditions of this period
Sotuta de Peón is one of the few henequen haciendas that exist in full production and in which history is alive. Touring its facilities represents an extraordinary experience in which beauty, comfort and adventure are the protagonists of a journey through the glorious past of the peninsula.
Witness the process of the transformation of henequen to fiber, know our cenote inside the hacienda and enjoy each part of the tour in this incredible journey through time and transport yourself to the time of green gold.