Retreat "Sacred Cocoa: Soul Exploration and Reconciliation with Nature in the Mayan lands of Mexico"

From 01.02.2025 to 15.02.2025

Your “Sacred Cocoa: Soul Exploration and Reconciliation with Nature in the Mayan Lands of Mexico” retreat takes you to the heart of the enchanting landscapes of the Yucatán, where every moment is an invitation to inner harmony and self-discovery. Guided by our experienced local shamans and therapists, this journey is designed to help you regain emotional and spiritual balance while reconnecting with nature and your deepest essence.

Ruins of Tulum in Quintana Roo, Mexico

Through a unique combination of authentic cocoa ceremonies, guided meditations and explorations of ancient Mayan traditions, you’ll be accompanied on your journey to healing and well-being.

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Through purification rituals, outdoor meditation sessions and group discussions, you’ll learn to release emotional tensions, cultivate inner peace and find a sense of fulfillment.

In this sanctuary of wisdom and connection, you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in Mayan culture, discover ancient spiritual practices such as healing ceremonies and ritual dances, and recharge your batteries in contact with the lush Yucatán nature.

Join us for an immersive experience where self-discovery and connection with nature are at the heart of every moment, and where personal transformation becomes a palpable reality.

Day 1: Departure for Mexico Mexico Mexico

Day 2: Arrival at Cancun airport airport airport

Transfer to your 5-star AZULIK Tulum hotel, a sanctuary of reconnection and well-being, where jungle meets sea. The villas limit technology in favor of harmony with the environment. The museum presents a fusion of architecture and visual art. A unique gastronomic experience takes place in a tree house. The beach offers a magical communion with the ocean. The boutique offers a conscious interaction with fashion. This sanctuary promotes healing through ancestral wisdom and the natural elements. Take advantage of the afternoon to settle in and relax after your journey. Explore the area around your accommodation and soak up Tulum’s relaxed atmosphere.

Soak up this stunning metropolis, where skyscrapers skim the sky and ancient temples whisper tales thousands of years old. At the end of the day, recharge your batteries on a refreshing jaunt to the heart of Lumpini Park, where nature offers a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Day 3: Ruins of Tulum and beach beach beach

Start your day by visiting the Tulum ruins early in the morning to avoid the heat and crowds. Explore this fascinating archaeological site and soak up its ancient history. Then head to Tulum’s magnificent beaches, such as Playa Paraíso, to relax on the white sands and swim in the crystal-clear waters.

Day 4: Cenotes and snorkeling snorkeling snorkeling

Explore the local cenotes, unique geological formations filled with freshwater, for a refreshing swimming experience. Popular cenotes in Tulum include Gran Cenote, Cenote Dos Ojos and Cenote Calavera. In the afternoon, set off on a snorkeling excursion to discover the coral reefs and colorful marine life of the region.

Day 5: Visit to the Sian Ka'an Biosphere and Laguna Bacalar Bacalar Bacalar

Enjoy a day trip to the Sian Ka’an Biosphere, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to explore its unique ecosystems, including mangroves, lagoons and secluded beaches. You’ll have the chance to observe a wide variety of flora and fauna, and immerse yourself in the Yucatán wilderness.

Afterwards, take a boat trip on the crystal-clear waters of the Laguna de Bacalar, the “lagoon of seven colors”.

Day 6: Free day in Tulum Tulum Tulum

Take advantage of this day to explore Tulum at your own pace. Start your exploration of Mayan traditions with a guided tour of a local market to discover the ingredients used in traditional cooking and learn more about cultural practices.

Afterwards, you can choose to rent a bike and wander around town, visit local art galleries, shop in souvenir boutiques or simply relax on the beach. In the evening, take part in a sacred cocoa ceremony to open the heart and establish a spiritual connection with nature and the community.

Day 7: Visit to Coba and cenotes and cenotes and cenotes

Take a day trip to visit the archaeological site of Coba, home to the highest pyramid on the Yucatán Peninsula, the pyramid of Nohoch Mul. After exploring the ruins, head to a nearby cenote for a swim and a refreshing dip in its crystal-clear waters. In the late afternoon, return to Tulum to enjoy your last evening in this lively seaside town.

Day 8: Transfer from Tulum to Merida Merida Merida

After your private transfer from Tulum to Mérida, take time to settle into your Chabé Yucatan spa hotel, nestled in the heart of the jungle on the Yucatán peninsula near Mérida. Take advantage of the journey to admire the scenery and soak up the Yucatán atmosphere.

Day 9: City exploration in Merida Merida Merida

Start your day with a yoga session to stretch the body and prepare the mind for the day ahead. Afterwards, discover the colonial city of Mérida by visiting its main attractions, such as the Plaza Grande, San Ildefonso Cathedral and the Government Palace.

Day 10: Excursion to Uxmal and Purification ceremony . . .

Take a day trip to visit the archaeological site of Uxmal, one of the best-preserved ancient Mayan cities in the region.

Explore the impressive pyramids, palaces and temples of this ancient city, including the famous “Pyramid of the Soothsayer”. On your return, you’ll be invited to a purification ceremony with local shamans to cleanse the body and mind of negative energies and promote spiritual renewal. Afterwards, enjoy free time for personal reflection and meditation in your hotel gardens.

Day 11: Excursion to the Cuzama Cenotes and museum museum museum

Excursion to the Cuzama cenotes for a unique bathing experience in underground caves. Afterwards, enjoy the cool of local museums, such as the Museum of the Mayan World and the Museum of Anthropology and History, to learn more about the culture and history of the Yucatán. Explore the town’s many restaurants and cafés to sample local specialties. At the end of the day, take part in an exploration of connection with nature through a mindful walk in the gardens of your accommodation.

Day 12: Trip to Celestun Celestun Celestun

Take a day trip to visit the Celestun Biosphere Reserve, famous for its pink flamingos and magnificent white sand beaches. Take a boat trip through the mangroves to observe flamingos in their natural habitat, as well as other bird species and local wildlife. After the excursion, enjoy free time to relax on the beach or explore the fishing village of Celestun. Then explore shamanic practices with teachings on medicinal plants and traditional healing rituals.

Day 13: Visit of Chichen Itza  Itza  Itza 

Take a day trip to visit the archaeological site of Chichen Itza, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Explore the impressive temples and pyramids of this ancient Mayan city, including the famous “Pyramid of Kukulcán” and the sacred cenote, revered by the ancient Mayans as the portal to the unconscious and the afterlife, to regenerate soul and body. In the late afternoon, return to your hotel for a well-deserved spa session.

Day 14: Explore Rio Lagartos Lagartos Lagartos

Take a day trip to visit the Rio Lagartos Biosphere Reserve, known for its mangroves, salt marshes and abundant wildlife, including crocodiles and exotic birds. Take a boat trip into the lagoon to observe the local flora and fauna, including the famous pink flamingos. At the end of the afternoon, take part in a sacred cocoa ceremony to integrate the teachings and prepare for the closing of the retreat.

Day 15: Return to Cancun airport airport airport

After breakfast, get ready for your transfer to Cancún airport for your return flight. Enjoy the last moments of your stay in Yucatán and treasure all the unforgettable memories you’ve made on this adventure.

This itinerary offers a combination of adventure and a variety of spiritual, cultural and wellness activities to enrich your experience and foster your personal growth. Each day is an authentic adventure, imbued with the gentle Caribbean lifestyle and Mayan traditions. This trip will be engraved in your memory as a unique sensory and spiritual experience, leaving you with precious memories and the desire to return to this magical land one day.