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The Maya Center Mayan Museum is a culturally interactive museum, that entertains and teach real Mayan culture. We do hands on demonstration, such as tortilla making, Cultural Dance training, Coffee making and now Chocolate making. Chocolate making...more
We didn't do any tour with them, we simply wanted to go to the cocksbomb reserve. We passed by to say hello and get information. Although we mainly met really friendly people in Belice, those women couldn't care less about us (maybe because we didn't...More
We went on the chocolate tour and bought it directly from the museum. They run regularly so it’s easy to book on - don’t get from a resort/ tour as we paid a lot less than we were offered for the tour. We visited the...More
We had a great time touring the cacao farm and learning about the growing process. Going back to the main location we learned how the cacao beans are dried, roasted and the ground to make chocolate. We also got to make some chocolate the ancient...More
We contacted Mr. Saqui to arrange everything before we got there, and everything went smoothly. When we got there, we were given the tour of of their cacao farm. There, we were taught all about the cacao and certain horticultural techniques they used to make...More
One of the few places in Belize where you can find locally made products (most tourist stuff sold in Belize is actually made in Guatemala). The sales benefit the local Maya community - money goes directly to the craftspeople who supply the goods.
We took the chocolate farm and factory tour at Che'il. We drove to the factory ourselves. It's next door to the gift shop and visitors center for the Cockscomb Jaguar preserve. The tour was incredible!
One of the farmers who cares for the cacao trees,...More
we stopped here twice, we loved the art so much. great prices and wonderful handmade items! it is on the entrance to the road to cockscomb preserve, so a very easy stop to make if you are doing the preserve. your shopping benefits the mayan...More
I always enjoy my visit to the Maya Center Mayan Museum and their Che'il Chocolate Factory. They make some of the best chocolate I have ever eaten and offer a variety of flavors, ginger, orange (my personal favorite), milk, dark and mint. They also offer...More