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Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula is a kaleidoscope of colors, traditions, hospitality

and a vibrant culture. From the massive Mayan pyramids and cultural artifacts

to the turquoise waters of its cenotes and warmth of its haciendas, it beckons you to rest, linger and engage. You cannot escape the rich tapestry of its artistry found in

everything from the handicrafts, music, and culinary delights.

MEXICO ITINERARIES

ITINERARY FOR FAMILIES WITH

TEENAGERS

 

Special Activity:

VISIT THE MAYA UNDERWORLD

AT LOLTUN CAVE

Explore the Maya Underworld at Loltún Cave. A limestone cavern in the

southern Yucatán’s Puuc hills, Loltún was an important Maya ceremonial site in ancient times. In addition to breathtaking natural formations you’ll see fascinating artifacts the Maya left as offerings to their gods.

 

 

ITINERARY HIGHLIGHTS:

  •  We head to Xocempich, a private cenote on the ruins of an historic ranch, a refreshing treat open only to our travelers. Swim or snorkel in the cenote’s crystalline waters and relax for hours in total privacy. A delicious fête champêtre lunch is served beneath the magnificent old trees.
  • Visit Hacienda Sotuta de Peón, one of the last haciendas that still produces “green gold”—henequen. We explore its production, from planting to harvest, cleaning, drying and spinning.

 

ITINERARY FOR ADULT ONLY

TRAVELERS

 

Special Activity:

EXPERIENCE ART INSTALLATION

BY JAMES TURRELL

Visit Arbol de Luz,  the amphitheater and magical light installation designed by the reknowned artist James Turrell. Submerge yourself in the intricate blending of music with the sounds of the birds and insects that live around the cenote that holds the amphitheater.

 

 

ITINERARY HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit the orchards in the community near the hacienda, and learn a little about the Mayan tecniques for growing their own greens and veggies.
  • We head to Xocempich, a private cenote on the ruins of an historic ranch, a refreshing treat open only to our travelers. Swim or snorkel in the cenote’s crystalline waters and relax for hours in total privacy. A delicious fête champêtre lunch is served beneath the magnificent old trees.
  • Visit Hacienda Sotuta de Peón, one of the last haciendas that still produces “green gold”—henequen. We explore its production, from planting to harvest, cleaning, drying and spinning.

 

ITINERARY FOR FAMILIES WITH

CHILDREN UNDER 12

 

Special Activity:

AUTHENTIC PIÑATA

MAKING

Bring your best craft skills to the table

as we are going to make our own authentic piñata.

 

 

ITINERARY HIGHLIGHTS:

 

  • Visit Hacienda Tekik de Regil, an exclusive experience. Tekik is an architectural gem from the Yucatecan Belle Époque, recently rescued and painstakingly restored. Your private visit takes you to the hacienda chapel, its machine house, and the breathtaking main house. Lunch includes a very fun activity for kids and parents as well "What does that tastes like?" an opportunity for kids to try local fruits, especially those that have an unusual appearance.
  • Xocempich, a private cenote on the ruins of an historic ranch, a refreshing treat open only to our travelers. Swim or snorkel in the cenote’s crystalline waters and relax for hours in total privacy. A delicious fête champêtre lunch is served beneath the magnificent old trees.
  • Visit Hacienda Sotuta de Peón, one of the last haciendas that still produces “green gold”—henequen. We explore its production, from planting to harvest, cleaning, drying and spinning.

 

 

 

 

Each of our itineraries has unique offerings allowing for cultural engagement and community give-back. Here are some of the things that will make your trip to Mexico special:

 

GLOBAL COMMUNITY GIVE-BACK

 

Meet the locals and get to know about their traditions and their day by day activities. We will play some traditional games like "Kimbomba" or Chacara" and listen to great folk tales from the Mayan culture. We also are going to break the piñata we made a few days ago and enjoy a well deserved spoil of candies. (Younger children) We will have the opportunity to challenge our skills and make our own hand crafts with traditional materials like the sisal fibers. Learn how these products sustain the economy and enable the continuing practice of these local skills and artistry.