Located just twenty five minutes from Villa Verano, an exceptional experience is waiting upon you! Visit Che’il Mayan Chocolate factory and farms located in Maya Centre Village for a delicious experience. The tour starts with how chocolate starts – at the farm! You tour with a local cacao farmer and learn the process of making chocolate and get to taste the cacao fruit along with learn the amazing history of chocolate and the Maya people.
After seeing and learning the different stages of the chocolate making process, we return to the factory to see how the bean is currently processed and try our luck with making chocolate the traditional way using a metate (Maya grinding stone). Besides enjoying your own homemade bar of chocolate, Che’il Mayan Chocolate has many different products for you to choose from. Your appreciation for chocolate will only heighten after this fantastic, experiential tour!