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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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Loved everything about the place

The whole experience of being in the place was fantastic. Jason was so lovely and the whole concept... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2018
ColinPoet
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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Loads of fun

Had a rocking good time making our own chocolate here. Well organised, super nice people. Very... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2018
Maybellehoney
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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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“make your own” (60 reviews)
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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 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

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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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Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Coffee, ice cream and sorbet totally scrumptious. Lovely people and very friendly service. Our first port of call for a pit stop!

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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited the Mayan Monkey Chocolate Factory in Mijas Pueblo and had so much fun making our own chocolate bars . The staff is very friendly and made the experience interesting. We had even forgotten our chocolate bars just simply walked out...More

1  Thank Melinda H
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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed making our chocolate bars, the staff are super friendly and welcoming. The chocolate tastes lovely too. We would highly recommend as a family activity.

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Reviewed May 23, 2018

A very pleasant group of young folks will take you on a tour of their chocolate museum, and you can even make your own chocolate bars, We did enjoy the tour, and definitely the ice cream, but we did not make our own bars. On...More

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Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

Whilst an unusual thing to find in a Spanish hillside village this really is great fun to do. Having done chocolate factory tours in both the UK and Switzerland I was a little sceptical. However, the small museum provides just enough information about the process...More

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

Had a really fun time doing this. During the hour you get a history of the company, make three chocolate bars of your choice, chocolate ganache filled chocolates, chocolate dipped mango and chocolate dipped choc truffles plus a bonus treat of a hot chocolate dipped...More

Thank Nikki W
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

We discovered this heaven by coincidence!! I am genuinely not a chocolatey person and hate most UK ice cream. European Ice cream is a whole new world except this place is well ahead of most I've tasted. Firstly the staff are its best asset by...More

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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

We had heard about this place on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a go. It was a great treat, everyone was so friendly and helpful, the chocolate was wonderful and we'll definitely be back. Many thanks to all who work there for making...More

Thank Garnin
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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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