IXCACAO Maya Belizean Chocolate, San Felipe

Since 1985, IXCACAO Maya Belizean Chocolate has followed ancient Mayan practices for producing one of the world's favorite treats. Owners Juan Cho and Abelina Cho insist on promoting sustainable organic methods of farming, and make their chocolate without the use of artificial flavoring and synthetic stabilizers. Embark on the family-friendly tour, which shows how the local populace coexists with this natural resource, and have a taste of freshly produced cacao along the way. If you want to satisfy more than just your sweet tooth, you can also try homemade dishes like chocolate chicken, pork, or fish. Use our San Felipe travel route tool to add IXCACAO Maya Belizean Chocolate and other attractions to your San Felipe vacation plans.
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  • September 17, 2017
    Very interesting...Owners do a fantastic job explaining everything you'll ever want to know about chocolate. Lunch was great! Kids loved seeing the process of making chocolate. Go check it out!  more »
  • September 4, 2017
    If you have an activity to do in the South of the Belize, please do not hesitate to take you a tour to this place. This organic cocoa farm. The staff who works there is extremely friendly. We have learned a lot on how to grow cocoa, on chocolate, how the Mayans cultivated it besides what we have tasted. In addition, you'll even make your own chocolate. The Tower has been a very rewarding experience. I recommend it highly.
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  • August 7, 2017
    Don't expect a chocolate factory when you get here. it's just a small building with a store surrounded by fields. We decided to drive there since there since we were in the area. It's a bit hard to ge...  more »
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  • June 19, 2017
    Learn to make the finest quality chocolate, enjoy an authentic Maya lunch cooked and served br the family who owns it. A great cultural and food experience.
  • June 4, 2017
    Great natural chocolate and excellent service. It was a very small place but we had fun.
  • December 17, 2016
    Awesome lunch experience. Chocolate chicken is ridiculously great. Learning how to make your own chocolate was wonderful. One of the best parts of our 2 week trip.
  • February 18, 2016
    Amazing Maya owned farm to table chocolate company that makes really excellent dark chocolate in the heart of Belize's cacao growing region, the Toledo District. The only chocolate company in Belize to own its own cacao farm. Innovative Maya entrepreneurs making a difference in their home village and country. Juan and Abelina are the best. I take visitors there with my tour company all the time and everyone loves them, the chocolate making experience, the tree to bar tour activities and the really excellent dark chocolate.

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