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Ixxim Mayan Massage Center-Please Read

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Ixxim Mayan Massage Center-Please Read

Hello all!

San Marcos La Laguna is a beautiful, small town with some wonderful people and great opportunities to relax, take part in some yoga or meditation, and enjoy delicious food.

However, I feel compelled to share my experience at Ixxim. It's a Mayan massage center that offers courses on many topics, as well as Mayan astrology readings and massage.

Unfortunately, I was violated while receiving a massage from the owner (male) at Ixxim. I am not the first woman to report incidents at this location.

I will not going into details, but I am currently in the process of reporting the incident to INGUAT (the tourist police).

So I ask that for your own safety and wellbeing, I do not recommend receiving a massage or even supporting this business at all. I'm not sure if I'm allowed to say this on tripadvisor but I feel this site is used often by travelers and it is the best means for getting my message across.

Safe travels, enjoy beautiful Guatemala, and I hope you don't have to go through the same situation myself and other woman have.

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1. Re: Ixxim Mayan Massage Center-Please Read

So sorry to hear about that. Unfortunately, there are bad people everywhere. I hope the police report is effective in preventing any further incidents. Stay safe and take care of yourself.

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2. Re: Ixxim Mayan Massage Center-Please Read

I am replying via P.M. on this very personal matter. I am sorry it happened to you, but we can help if from happening to others.

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3. Re: Ixxim Mayan Massage Center-Please Read

I also heard about these incidents happening there. I am so sorry it happened and I am glad you are warning people. I know some of the locals try to warn people to stay away but not everyone hears about it. Please everyone stay away!

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4. Re: Ixxim Mayan Massage Center-Please Read

Very disturbing - but I appreciate your willingness to share for the sake of others, and hopefully running this pervert from town. Are you okay?

Edited: 11:56 am, December 02, 2013
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