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Fun to see the plants and make chocolate bars

The tour starts off with seeing the plants and showing the pods where the cocoa beans come from... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
TanyaOkemos
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Brookfield, WI
Delicious and informative

What a fantastic tour! Very reasonably priced. Loved going to the farm and seeing how cocoa beans... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
Crystal L
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Sylvan Lake, Canada
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Maya Center Village, Jaguar Reserve Road, Belize
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a chocoholic I was anxious to learn all about chocolate. The tour was fascinating. Now I appreciate chocolate even more. Be sure to bring bug spray and be sure you are well covered before heading into the fields.

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 21 April 2018

The tour starts off with seeing the plants and showing the pods where the cocoa beans come from (get to put some in your mouth). Then, the chocolate making process starts. The guides explains the process and each person crushes the beans to create the...More

Thank TanyaOkemos
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic tour! Very reasonably priced. Loved going to the farm and seeing how cocoa beans are grown and harvested as well as how they taste. Then to participate in making chocolate by hand on a very old stone was so incredible. The owner...More

Thank Crystal L
Reviewed 18 February 2018

My 7 year old son and I joined in a tour at Che’il and had a great time. Both the farm tour and the factory tour were interesting. Julio did a great job conveying his passion for what he does and my son and I...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This was amazing. We learned how to make chocolate Mayan style. Julio provided great detail about the process of taking the cocoa beans from the tree (grown across the street by his brother) through the entire process. Che'il is made by hand, from scratch. We...More

Thank earsm
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Stop at Maya Center Village at Che'il Chocolate factory to do a chocolate making Tour.We made our own chocolate bar from the cocoa from scratch and after it was done it was very delicious.This is a must tour to do if you are in the...More

Thank Y6386KYangell
Reviewed 24 May 2016

We stopped in & picked up some wonderful locally made Mayan chocolate, nibs & powder directly from the factory! Wonderful people & even met the owner Louis. very friendly people. Thank you for everything !!

Thank Thomas M
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