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Denis Larsen

Denis Larsen


Name of Your Company or Organization
Casa Hamaca Guesthouse
About Me
I first visited the Yucatan about 18 years ago as part of a volunteer group building concrete roofs for poor fishermen on the Gulf coast. The first year I went for one week and fell in love with the Mayan people, the climate, the food... with everything. I was seduced by the Mayan world. The second year I went two weeks and the third year I joined the board of directors of the group I was working with and started coming 6 and 8 times a year. Then it just became a slippery slope before I moved here.

I had no intention of opening a bed and breakfast when I first started looking at Valladolid as a place to settle ten years ago. I just liked it for the tranquil mix of Spanish colonial and indigenous Mayan cultures. I had never worked in hospitality and had no experience but decided to open a bed and breakfast. Currently, according to TripAdvisor, we are rated in the top 1% of 647 bed and breakfasts in the Yucatan Peninsula. We blend first world comfort with authentic Mayan experiences.
Where I’m From
Old Tappan, New Jersey
Where I Live Now
Valladolid, Yucatan, México
Countries Doing Business In
Mexico
All services your organization provides
Hotel and B & B (6-10 Rooms)
Language school
Restaurant and bakery
Sightseeing
Spa / health / beauty / fitness

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