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Mayan Monkey Mijas Chocolate Factory

Mayan Monkey Mijas Chocolate Factory Plaza Virgen de La Pena 15 | Plaza Virgen de la Pena 15, 29650, Mijas, Spain
+34 951 05 27 72
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Exceptional. Full stop. The ice cream, coffee and staff were all great. Try the mango sorbet, it... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mascis
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Great place to visit all for free

The young man who did the tour is such a nice guy.. The tour was very informative and to see how... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
granniejoan
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LEEDS U.K.
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Mayan Monkey Mijas - a Chocolate Factory on the outside, and a Happiness Laboratory at heart! Open seven days a week, from 10am right through without siesta (closing times varies depending on the season) You can pop in and watch us make chocolate, ice cream and delicious baked goods, or BETTER YET: make your own chocolate! If it's quiet enough (tip: usually Jan & Feb!), We will give you a FREE tour and chocolate-making demo :)))) And we will invite you to try our chocolate and ice creams Mayan Monkey Mijas is the ONLY chocolate factory in Spain offering amateur-level chocolate-making workshops. All ages, interests and budgets catered for. EVERY DAY from 10am - 6pm: Express Workshop: No Booking Required - just turn up :))) Exclusive workshops - for birthday parties, school trips, club days, hen parties, etc. Tailormade workshops are also available.
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Mayan Monkey Mijas Chocolate Factory Plaza Virgen de La Pena 15 | Plaza Virgen de la Pena 15, 29650, Mijas, Spain
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Exceptional. Full stop. The ice cream, coffee and staff were all great. Try the mango sorbet, it was heaven! See you soon again!

Thank Mascis
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The young man who did the tour is such a nice guy.. The tour was very informative and to see how the chocolate was made in days gone by and watch the old machine working was to tempting we just had to buy some of...More

Thank granniejoan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited today with a group of 7 (youngest 5, oldest 70) and we had a fabulous time! Staff were so welcoming and very knowledgable about the process of chocolate making. We were thrilled with the whole process, it was so simple but such good fun...More

Thank Julia M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a disappointing meal we hit this amazing little find!! What chocolate. What ice cream! And the nicest people you could ever wish to meet!!! A must!!!!!

Thank BristolJules
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here yesterday to see if the quality and flavour was as good as our last visit to Mijas just over a year ago. We weren't disappointed, staff were excellent and very friendly. Both the sorbets and ice cream were beautiful, difficult to choose what...More

Thank DerekandMyra
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just off the main square in Mijas. A little tiny place, a working chocolate factory with lots of ancient machinery. A really enjoyable tour and you get free chocolate samples and can make your own as well. A little gem, a very unexpected find.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was strolling past this small factory/shop and got invited in for a free guided tour (by Debbie), didn't expect much other than a sales pitch but was really surprised at the time and attention we were given, found the information and the tour (which lasted...More

1  Thank Karl M
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Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

We ventured upon the chocolate factory while in Mijas for the day, nd it was just a joy! We strolled in to meet a friendly man named Jason who was giving a talk on the equipment used in the factory. He casually jumped between French...More

1  Thank Imelda M
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Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

The whole experience of being in the place was fantastic. Jason was so lovely and the whole concept of making your own choloclate bars for exactly the same price as buying any 3 of the pre-made bars is brilliant. I know this is an over...More

1  Thank ColinPoet
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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Had a rocking good time making our own chocolate here. Well organised, super nice people. Very good chocolate. A really nice outing Not cheap. But the goods they things rarely are...

1  Thank Maybellehoney
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Carol F
May 31, 2018|
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Response from TineMus | Reviewed this property |
‭+34 600 088 542‬ For the 1 hour, you book For the 15 minut you just arrive i Think
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Terry B
June 4, 2017|
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Response from Eli M | Property representative |
Hi Terry! Eli here from Mayan Monkey Mijas :) Our "Express Workshop" costs 11.70 Euros per person. As the name suggests, this is a quick workshop (duration is approx 10 - 15 minutes), in which each participant gets to... More
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Sofia H
August 19, 2015|
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Response from Jasonmarbella | Property representative |
Hi Lars, during the summer period we run chocolate making workshops from 10.30am to 7.30pm every day and there is no need to book, just turn up. This express workshop lasts around 10-15 minutes, costs 11.70 euros per... More
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