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  • Cozumel: Chocolate Workshop at The Mayan Cacao Company

    1. Cozumel: Chocolate Workshop at The Mayan Cacao Company

    Come and take a journey through time with this chocolate workshop at the Mayan Cacao Company. Uncover the secrets of the ancient Mayan civilization and learn how chocolate formed such a central role in their social and religious life. Start your workshop by hearing about how Cacao figured into pre-modern Mayan society as a sacred food, sign of prestige, social centerpiece, and cultural touchstone. Then, you will be walked through the traditional chocolate-making process. Create your own chocolate bar with the cacao seeds the Mayans used in rituals and ceremonies to honor their gods. Grind them in a traditional pre-hispanic Metate, mix in simple ingredients, and take a piece of Mexican gastronomic culture with your own handmade chocolate bar. After the workshop, visit the chocolate boutique and give your taste buds a treat by trying 13 different artisanal chocolates.

  • Cozumel: Private Full Island Guided Tour

    2. Cozumel: Private Full Island Guided Tour

    Start your private tour by meeting your guide in the lobby of your hotel. Once in the vehicle, visit some of Cozumel's neighborhoods, as well as the main points of interest such as the local market, parks, and religious buildings.  Listen to the history and fun facts of the island from your tour guide. Next, head to the eastern side of the island where you can take pictures at Chen Rio Beach. Continue along the scenic road to reach the viewpoint and famous rock formation known as “El Mirador.” Take a break and touch the warm, soft texture of the white sand and enjoy views of the water.  Go through the southern coastal road to the traditional lands of the Cedral, the first human settlement of the repopulation of Cozumel. In the Cedral, see a Mayan settlement and a space for shopping. Get the chance to learn about the traditions of the Holy Cross.

  • Memphis: Elvis Presley's Upbringing Tour

    3. Memphis: Elvis Presley's Upbringing Tour

    One of the great joys of travel is discovering local foods that make you treasure the journey. Have a delicious trip to San Miguel with this 3-hour Cozumel Food Tour and experience Mexican food served in authentic, traditional locales. On this all-inclusive food tour, your personal guide will take you to small, out of the way eateries that display authentic Cozumel dining at its finest. You will have an opportunity to taste a wide variety of dishes, ranging from traditional street fare to regional Yucatan cuisine. Leave everything in the hands of your passionate, highly-knowledgeable guide: transportation, menu selection, even paying the bills. All you have to do is savor the food.

    Geraldo was amazing- this is a Must-Do activity while in Cozumel. Authentic Mexican food, great guide and supporting small family businesses- not to mention the food was incredible!!! Highly recommend this tour!!!

  • Cozumel: Power Snorkel & Mayan Flavors Tour

    4. Cozumel: Power Snorkel & Mayan Flavors Tour

    First, let the sea scooter propel you through the crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean Sea in a unique experience where you can admire the beautiful marine life and coral reefs. Bring your Go-Pro and hook it to your sea scooter to capture all the adventures. Next, head over to Hacienda Sabores to taste several homemade flavors of tequila. Be welcomed by a complimentary margarita. Then, enjoy a guided tour at the Mayan village in the Hacienda where you will learn about their gardens, houses, and the local way of life. Watch and participate as they make fresh tortillas, chocolate, and salsa with opportunities for tastings.  Then, go for lunch at Chilangos, an authentic Mexican local home with a Cozumel family. Enjoy the Mexican feast of delicious food they have prepared for you. After lunch, continue on to Cozumel downtown to end the tour. There you can enjoy some leisure time to stroll...

  • Cozumel: Private Cooking Class in a Family Kitchen

    5. Cozumel: Private Cooking Class in a Family Kitchen

    Enjoy an authentic dive into Mexican cooking on this tour. Be led by a guide through the local market of San Miguel de Cozumel to select fresh produce. Visit a family to meet your culinary guide. Feast on traditional drinks, snacks, and a main dish. Begin your cultural adventure by meeting your guide in the local market of the island. Follow them through the market's aisles of different local products. Listen to the origins of some of the most-used fruits and vegetables of Cozumel. See as the guide grabs fresh ingredients for the preparation of salsas, snacks, and main dishes for the culinary experience. Take a relaxing stroll through the stalls and learn more about the daily life of the islanders. Select the best seasonal ingredients for your cooking session. Prepare a typical meal under the guidance of your host, while learning from their traditions. Be introduced to useful phrases ...

  • Cozumel: Highlights Walking Tour

    6. Cozumel: Highlights Walking Tour

    Discover the best of Cozumel as you gaze at one of the most beautiful spots on the Caribbean. Enjoy the cultural and iconic attractions of interest, and discover how Cozumel is full of joy, peace, and fun. It has so many great locations, each with its own fascinating tale. You will see the most important Cozumel’s sights, which include the Cozumel Museum, Parque Benito Juárez, the Coral Reef Monument, and Malecon. Discover the local and authentic side of the famous island, located at the most privileged point of the Caribbean. Whilst there you can learn about the island’s history while visiting the local museum.

  • Cozumel: Farm-to-Table Culinary Experience

    7. Cozumel: Farm-to-Table Culinary Experience

    Learn about local food and where it comes from throughout an experience to heighten your enthusiasm and change the way you experience food. Celebrating the age-old tradition of Mexican cooking and fresh wholesome ingredients, this farm-to-table tour delivers a fun, meaningful experience at the Toledo Ranch. Learn the history about the ranch and all the ancient Mayan local dishes, tasting traditional Mexican food from the region as you go. You discover exactly what the ranch grows and provides organically, and will understand Mexican recipes as a fusion of pre-Hispanic traditions with European, Middle Eastern and North-East Asian influences. Try something different outside the touristy area of Cozumel, and enjoy Mexico’s authentic gastronomy which is not found in the tourist parts of the city.

  • Cozumel: Historical Driving Tour by VW Buggy with Snorkeling

    8. Cozumel: Historical Driving Tour by VW Buggy with Snorkeling

    Meet your guide and drive through Cozumel’s scenic eastern coastline. Stop by Punta Morena beach, a pristine white sand beach where you can relax, play beach volleyball, and swim. Once you’ve worked up an appetite from the activities, try some delicious local seafood and other light snacks and refreshments. Hop back in your sporty VW Buggy and hit the roads as you drive to El Cedral, Cozumel’s first founded town. Next, visit a small Mayan ruin, the church of El Cedral. Learn about local lifestyle, culture, traditions, and the main festivities of La Santa Cruz. Continue the tour on to Sky Reef, where you can opt to go snorkeling. Follow your guide in search of Mexico's colorful marine life and the incredible underwater formations in Cozumel’s waters. After snorkeling it’s time for a well-earned lunch of either chicken fajitas, fish tacos, or quesadillas.

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