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Address: 41A # 210 X 48 Sisal, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
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+52 999 406 0868
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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We are the only chocolate factory in the entire state of yucatan who rescue...

We are the only chocolate factory in the entire state of yucatan who rescue the mayan traditions of the cacao is for us an effort to be show to the people who visit us, and we are glad to share with them how cacao is convert in chocolate in a natural organic way. we give a free tour and free degustation.

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The birthplace of chocolate, this is a MUST for any chocolate-lover!!!

This is a chocoholic's dream! Inside its colourful colonial facade, you will find warm and friendly people eagerly awaiting to guide you through a short free museum tour to learn... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
JayVivaItalia
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a chocoholic's dream! Inside its colourful colonial facade, you will find warm and friendly people eagerly awaiting to guide you through a short free museum tour to learn about the origin of mayan chocolate (the birthplace of chocolate), a demonstration of how it was made back in the day, and a free offering of some delightful samples. The... More 

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Duvall, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

The tour wasn't long but it was informative. Seeing the Mayan lady actually using a stone to grind the chocolate beans was really cool! Tasting all the different chocolates was fun. And it lead us to buying a ton of it to take home because it is SO GOOD!!! Worth the short walk down a beautiful street.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016

This is what I was looking for. While walking around in Merida I stop by in the Cocoa shop, the place, people and info is very nice. You can try different flavors and buy some at the end of the tour. Tasty plane cocoa,no sugar added and low fat, just fantastic!!

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

Only take about 30 minutes - but well worth listening to how the chocolate is made (there's a tasting part at the end which was fantastic!) We got traditional Mayan cacao drinks at the adjoining cafe afterwards - worth a visit if you've got an hour in Valladolid!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Found this place after getting a bit lost but it was really good and so glad we went. You get a mini tour which explains the history of mayan chocolate and then are able to taste loads of different types of cacao. We bought some in the end to take back and found this experience really friendly and informative. Tip:... More 

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Coconut Creek, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

Tucked away on a corner of Friars street about halfway between main square and convent. You get a no frills tour of the steps involved in preparing cocoa pods for eating and drinking. In addition, they offer a sample of a half dozen or so different flavored chocolates. Naturally they are available for sale in larger quantities. We had a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Very interesting visit (short but free) with a very friendly host. And very good chocolate ! The host is funny and speaks many languages.

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Brentwood, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in today for a quick tour, taste and followed it up with drinking hot chocolate next door. The tour was informative and fun, followed by samples of all their chocolate. The gals were friendly and helpful. It made our day to stop here! We bought several boxes for our family and friends back home. Thanks for a great... More 

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

We made a quick stop here and were offered a short tour. There was no chocolate making happening while we were there but the variety of chocolate available for purchase made up for it. The tequila flavour is fantastic!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Did a stop at Cacao on our trip today with Playa Private Tours. Really cool place with a very passionate tour guide. Try the Cacao, especially the one with Chillies!

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