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Chocolates Kaokao Factory tour

#16 of 265 Tours in Cozumel
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Address: Era Bis sur Entre 80 y 85 Ave 1, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 987 869 4705
09:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 15:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

The visit of our small family chocolate factory consists of 3 parts:...

The visit of our small family chocolate factory consists of 3 parts:

1/History of chocolate at mayan times:

An overview of importance of the cacao seed for Mayan Civilization, Discover the tools used by mayans to make the sacred beverage: "chocolhaa" (hot cocoa). In Air conditionned small museum room .

2/Craft your own chocolate

Live the experience of grinding cacao beans with an authentic chocolate mexican mill to craft your drinking chocolate mix to take back home.In a different room. The grinding activity does not allowed the air conditioning.

3/ Tasting

All along the tour you will try the different flavors of the cacao during its process (cacao beans, cacao paste and all our finished products) . You still will have time to shop at our air conditioned gift store.

During the visit, from the grounds, you can discover the chocolate process through windows : chocolate making room and wrapping room.

Accessible for wheel chairs in all areas.

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A Great Hour if You Love a Unique Chocolate Experience

Yes, this place is hard to find. Print out the map on their website and give it to the taxi driver. He had no idea where this place was but easily followed the map and we were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Charlotte, North Carolina

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Yes, this place is hard to find. Print out the map on their website and give it to the taxi driver. He had no idea where this place was but easily followed the map and we were there. Our 3 generation family enjoyed this tour, although the kids got a little bored at the beginning with the history of chocolate.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was an amazing excursion, Martin was the best guide, we were able to make chocolate from scratch and learned about the history of mexico and Cozumel. We had tastings of mole and chocolate as well which was amazing and added to the experience.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This wine and chocolate pairing is actually not done at actual factory, but at a Stingray Beach location right along the shore, about 5 minute taxi ride from the Celebrity / Royal Caribbean / Princess Cruise port. We booked this as part of a cruise tour excursion so I'm not sure if you can book this any other way. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a local hotel and gave our taxi driver the name of the place ~ it was a bit of zig zagging to get there but once there it was amazing! We washed up with chocolate soap! Then we went to the informational tour with Miguel, he was so knowledgeable and nice and shared a lot about the... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard to find, not even the cab drivers know where it is, were treated very rudely. On the good side - the chocolate was incredible - thought $9 for a chocolate bar was a lot until I saw one half the size in the airport from the same place for $12.

Thank Judi S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was very interesting and the staff was very friendly. The tour was awesome and the Chocolate is the best!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Off the beaten path and about a 40 peso taxi from the Punta Langosta. Worth the visit. Miguel was fun and amazing and offered a great tour. We were lucky enough to have a private tour and be able to make our own chocolate bars with him. You get to actually grind the cocoa beans and mix in other ingredients.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we had so much fun. Ask for Miguel..... He was so much fun! He has 7 little ones...that he won't tell you about...so give him a nice tip!! We made chocolate bars and bought lots of chocolate products to go home. The nibs in a jar are the best!!! Buy your kaokao chocolate from them and not along the piers.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time at the Kaokao factory and are sure to do it again next time in Cozumel. It was a hands-on experience, making chocolate, learning about the process, and getting to take it home. All the factory employees were wonderful, polite, and friendly. The gift shop had very reasonable prices for their quality chocolate goodies and we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was not only fun and entertaining, but I really, really valued the history lesson. The tasting and preparation seemed a little rushed. Maybe the tour should be more like an hour and half. I would have liked to have been able to actually taste what we made that day.

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