San Antonio Maya Community
The Maya have a long, rich history in Belize, and the San Antonio community welcomes visitors who want to know more about their culture and daily life. More importantly, you’ll get to try one of the delicious staples of the modern Maya diet – a homemade tortilla. This tour also has a crafty side, where you’ll learn how to make a ceramic clay pot.
up to 14 days in advance
- Duration: 5 hrs
- Available Days: Every day
- Schedule: 8:00 AM, 1:00 PM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Free cancellation up to 14 days prior
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
Tortillas are served alongside caldo – a rich, clear broth that serves as the base for many homemade dishes. Your experience includes a break for lunch, where you’ll get to sample a few other traditional foods alongside the piping-hot tortillas. Make sure to get a little bit of everything, and pay careful attention so you can recreate the dishes back home.
Once you’ve had your fill, the pottery class begins. The Maya are known for their ceramics, and archeologists have unearthed beautiful examples with elaborate etchings. Make your own and experience firsthand the artistry that has survived over many thousands of years of Maya culture.
What to Bring
Comfortable clothing, walking shoes, mosquito repellent and camera.
Guided tour, lunch, and water.
Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “More Time and Rates” for full details.
This was my kids favorite day. It was so beautiful and the women we’re so nice. It was A hands on experience and the kids loved every second. The meal at the end was phenomenal
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