MUSEUM SANTA MARIA
Parador with eight deluxe rooms and a Museum consecrated to
Sacred Art, located in La Trinitaria, Chiapas
The Parador - Museum Santa Maria is located along the Mayan
Route in the border region of Chiapas. The distance from the
Parador to the archaeological zone of Chinkultic is only ten
kilometers, whereas the distance to the multicolored Lakes
of Montebello is 13 kilometers.
The building dates from the XIX century and has through
extensive renovation been brought back to its former
splendor. Its interiors are decorated throughout with period
furniture and works of art covering many centuries, creating
an evocative and exclusive atmosphere.
The hotel is member of the
distinguished group “Tesoros de Morelos” (Treasures of
The Museum of Sacred Art:
The museum features a
magnificent collection of art from the XVI to the XIX
centuries. Here is a spectacular setting, filled with
important paintings, sculptures and objects of gold. The
museum is a showcase of European and Mexican artists and
painters, bearing testimony to colonial Chiapanecan plastic
Furthermore, the museum features beautiful pieces carved in
ivory from the XVII and XVIII centuries, sculptures that
seem to come alive, evoking the Naos of China that during
centuries arrived at Veracruz, bringing treasures that are a
part of Mexico’s great cultural heritage.
The Museum of Sacred Art of the Parador - Museum Santa
Maria, welcomes visitors in order to spread knowledge of the
cultural history so unique to Chiapas and Mexico.
It is a delight to
sit in the shade of the Parador’s terraces, taking in the
smell and sight of colorful flowers, as well as enjoying the
view of the open landscapes surrounding the estate. There
are eight opulent guest rooms, all decorated with works of
art and exceptional antique furniture. A stay at the Parador
- Museum Santa Maria is a treat for all senses.
The eight deluxe rooms are:
Chiapas has great artisan traditions, and
this room invites you to delight in furniture and textiles
that on a daily basis were part of Chiapanecan life. The
room has two double beds and a bathroom with shower.
In the XIX century, during what is referred
to as the Porfiriato Period, the wealthy landowners of
Chiapas imported French furniture, being part of the craze
for French furniture all over the country, The French room
is a beautiful example of the finesse and the good taste of
the time. It features a double bed, a bathroom with bathtub
and a working fireplace.
This beautiful chamber pays tribute to the
pair of beds from the famous Ordaz Collection, obtained when
the City of Mexico auctioned off important furniture in the
1940s. The beds are in the style of Spanish Plateresque, and
the rest of the room’s decor harmonizes perfectly with the
stone fireplace, granting an atmosphere of great comfort.
The room has two individual beds, a bathroom with bathtub
and a working fireplace.
ART NOUVEAU ROOM:
The brass bed, the lamps in pastel colors,
the European paintings, the antique radio, everything is
coming together in this cozy room. The room has a double bed
and a bathroom with shower.
The furniture in this room bears testimony to
the strong influence of the Spanish neo-Renaissance style
that was so fashionable in Mexico. Here, one finds beautiful
pictures on the walls and an evocative balcony facing the
magical and beautiful landscape, a truly romantic setting.
The room has a double bed and a bathroom with bathtub.
This room pays tribute to the quality of the
cabinet makers of the region of Comitán de Domínguez. The
wood of the furniture is from the area and all decorative
items of the room represent the simplicity of the Comitecan
province. The room has two single beds and a bathroom with
A wonderful bed welcomes guests in this room;
the furniture evokes the use of brass and copper that was in
style in the period referred to as Decimonónicas. The room
has a double bed and a bathroom with shower.
The wood of this room is from the mother
country, Spain, and reflects Iberian elegance. Beautiful
furniture, a balcony and a feeling of belonging is what the
Alfonsina Room is about. The room has two single beds and a
bathroom with shower.
In the magnificent
and unique restaurant "the Geraniums," you will enjoy
original recipes from the succulent Chiapanecan cuisine,
along with a variety of national and international dishes,
and not the least exquisite organic coffee from the orchard.
The bar, “La Bella
Época" (The Beautiful Time,) doubles as a game and TV room.
Here, you can pass good moments sharing a game of billiard
while enjoying a cocktail and tasting the delicious snacks
from the region.
Tours to the Lacandona jungle
Landscaped gardens available for banquets and receptions in
of small planes
The Parador – Museum
Santa Maria is fully equipped to offer magnificent
luncheons, dinners and banquets for celebrating the most
significant events in your life, being it a wonderful
birthday or the most unforgettable wedding.
Imagine yourself in the beautiful gardens of the Parador
– Museum Santa Maria having your beloved family and friends
bearing witness to a unique event: Your wedding.
Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life
and at the Parador – Museum Santa Maria they will make sure
that it will be an unforgettable memory. The personnel will
take charge of all the aspects of this great day, reception
of guests, the ceremony and all you may wish for. The chef
is at your disposal for the planning of the menu and will be
more than eager to offer regional Mexican dishes.
Romantic dinners and anniversaries:
If you are looking for romantic and magic moments, to
celebrate an anniversary or simply to enjoy with your better
half, the Parador can recommend several options of dinners
that will be unforgettable experiences. What would you think
on having a candlelight dinner in the luscious gardens of
An extended selection of menus are available but if you have
a particular desire the Parador can create your "special
moment," the personnel is there to fulfill your fantasies,
so that you can enjoy the most romantic moments of your
The Parador - Museum
Santa Maria is located along the Mayan Route in the border
region of Chiapas. The distance from the Parador to the
archaeological zone of Chinkultic is only ten kilometers,
whereas the distance to the multicolored Lakes of Montebello
is 13 kilometers.
How to get
to the Parador:
When arriving at
Comitán de Domínguez, Chiapas, continue towards the town of
La Trinitaria. Before arriving at La Trinitaria you will
find a deviation that indicates the Lakes of Montebello,
from that deviation you have to count 22 kilometers and to
the right side you will find the signboard of the Parador -
Museum Santa Maria. Turn at the sign and continue two
kilometers until you arrive at the Parador.
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