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Temazcal - Mayan Steam Lodge

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Address: | Xkan-Ha Reserve, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 987 800 1180
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Description: In order to bring you different, cultural and memorable experiences, on...
In order to bring you different, cultural and memorable experiences, on our beautiful island, we invite you to explore the multiple benefits of the traditional sweat bath; the practice of "Temazcal" according to the Mayan vision. Preserved through centuries, to be shared with you.
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Most uniquely awesome thing to do on the island!

One of the reasons that I decided to visit Cozumel was to attend this sweat lodge and I was not disappointed. Petrus, the host of this event, was personable, knowledgeable... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
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Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

One of the reasons that I decided to visit Cozumel was to attend this sweat lodge and I was not disappointed. Petrus, the host of this event, was personable, knowledgeable, entertaining and did everything possible to make the attendees feel comfortable. The lovely jungle setting was completely private, away from other tourist attractions. It was rustic, yet clean and well-kept.... More 

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This was by far my most memorable experience in Cozumel. Even my husband, who was very skeptical, found it to be an amazing experience. I am sure we will be back. I can only recommend this to people who want something personal, something spiritual, something that brings them back to who they are and who they should be. This experience... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Mi wife and I work very hard in México City and were looking for something to relax and to get outside of the noise and madness of modern life, the experience with Petrus and the Temazcal were exactly what we were looking for, very relaxing and terapeutic hour, thank you so much, it´s a fact we will come back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I was there two years ago and it is still just as memorable as the day we were there. Petrus was friendly and very thorough when I called and talked to him six months before our visit. Once we arrived, he picked us up and gave us a informal tour on the way out to the lodge. The relaxation in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Even though it is not for everyone, it is for those that like off- the- beaten- path adventures. It blends history and spirituality. The host is very knowledgeable and friendly.

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Crawfordville, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

If you are looking for something different, something that you will never forget, something that sets you apart from just another cruising tourist, then Petrus and his Mayan Sweat Lodge is something that you must experience. I am an anthropologist, specializing in Mexico and the Mayan culture. It is impressive that Petrus understands the Mayan culture so well. In another... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Would not have known about this if not for my amazing stepmother. Wonderful, once in a lifetime experience!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Road past a jail into a buggy jungle. Listened to some story about earth wind fire and water. A little strange unless you are into that kind of thing. Participated in some kind of ceremony then headed for a huge brick oven and was told to get inside! ( think Hansel and Gretel). Both my daughter and I almost had... More 

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PetrusTemazcalero, General Operation MAnager at Temazcal - Mayan Steam Lodge, responded to this review

After reading your review, I can perceive you felt like surprised and, to be honest, that makes me feel surprised as well. it seems you feel fooled or that we lied to you. I am sorry, we never do that. There are tons of pictures all around the web (TripAdvisor, Facebook, our site itself, etc.) where our attraction can be... More 

roselle
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Pros: We had a great experience with Frederico and his wife Gabbie. The whole history and just the reminder of finding balance was great. Cons: I kind of get a feeling that something was missing (necklace) we didn't get that. The mosquito you need a bug repellent that guards against ticks etc.. Since you don't feel any bites until you... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I have done a temazcal before in Tulum, but it was in no way comparable to the intimate, spiritual, personal experience our group had with Petrus and his assistant, Federico. The energy was intense and the location perfect, remote and quiet, where you could hear your own thoughts and connect with nature again. Pack mosquito repellant, and remember this isn't... More 

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