Hacienda Henequenera – House of Mexican Folk Art
Set in the exotic surroundings of Xcaret eco theme park in Mexico you will find an authentic Yucatecan Hacienda Henequenera, which name originates from the word henequen, the major plantation fiber agave of eastern Mexico. Its majestic neoclassic style from the 19th century makes it an ideal place for a tranquil visit as you evoke the splendor of the past.
See the henequen extraction process and discover the hidden wonders of this typical 19th century house. Here you can find Xcaret’s House of Mexican Folk Art hosting an incredible exhibit of masks, as well as indigenous art which show the richness and uniqueness of Mexican popular art and traditions of this beautiful country.
A unique legend was the inspiration for the creation of our Hacienda Henequenera at Xcaret, which tells the story of a brilliant owner of an ancient hacienda who was guided by his love and passion for Mexico and gathered the largest amount of crafts to show the world the rainbow of traditions and the immense history of Mexico.
The House of Mexican Folk Art at Xcaret displays individual, family and collective creations of prodigious Mexican craftsmen who thanks to their ingenious and creativity are able to capture and portray the most representative characteristics of their region through colorful and extraordinary masterpieces.
The new Hacienda Henequenera at Xcaret shelters especially valuable artistic treasures. Do not miss it!