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Approximately 4½ Hours
Meals not included
This cultural and sensory adventure starts with a golden touch of honey at the Mayan Bee Sanctuary. Discover the magic and the importance of the sacred, stingless Melipona bee and how this species relates to Mayan culture. The bees are significant to cenotes -- freshwater sinkholes used by the Maya. Open your eyes to a new landscape surrounded by lush vegetation and a small cenote as you watch the bees interact in their natural space. Not only are Melipona bees essential for the pollination of crops and for environmental balance, they are also key to Mayan traditions and beliefs. Learn about the benefits and properties of the bee’s marvelous golden honey in its different forms as you savor a small tasting.
Take in the views of the western side of Cozumel Island en route to the Mayan Cacao Company. You will learn about the versatile cacao bean on a sensory adventure through the history of chocolate, the manufacturing process, and a tasting session under the guidance of a specialist.
Your journey continues to Barriecito for a sample of Mexico's traditional spirits at a tequila seminar and tasting session .
Wear comfortable walking shoes.