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AJAW Chocolate & Craft is a locally owned local attraction demonstrating the process of making chocolate drink. It is a hands-on experience and you taste organic chocolate. Sample it and take with you a rich organic chocolate bar.
Benque Viejo Rd, San Ignacio, Belize
+501 631-0569
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is absolutely lit. Never had such delicious chocolate. Awesome to learn about the history. Adrian was super knowledgeable. Do the tour, you get some great samples. The cocoa wine is off the chain too!! Hot damn!!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jsbell3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great celiac friendly tour! They explain the history of cocoa in Mayan culture. You get to try a cocoa bean from the fruit, roasted, then they grind it and make it into a drink. You can grind some too if you’d like. It is very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jenn3221
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice staff, super informative.. We really enjoyed the experience of making our own badge of chocolate to eat and drink. Delicious!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved learning about the history and transformations of chocolate. This was a hands on experience as we got to taste the fruit bean , smell the fermented and roasted beans, and then grind them into paste for a hot chocolate drink. Adrian was a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank claudmanning
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a very interesting tour. You learn a lot of how they producing chocolat the old traditional way they do in Belize. How the plants grow and why they can’t grow everywhere. You even get information about the spices around and the spices you can...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dylane2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place talks you through the whole process on the chocolate making. They show you every step, and you taste every step. Also a huge history lesson on the process. Amazing place to go to.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank brandym978
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

This was an amazing experience and they were extremely knowledgeable. They were able to accommodate us last minute and made sure that we were well taken care of. All of the samples were great and they made sure you got involved. Would highly recommend!!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alexandra P
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Full disclosure....I don't like chocolate. I find it too sweet and rich. After this tour, I learned I've never before tasted real chocolate. This enlightening tour gave me real insight as to the Mayan history of chocalate, which suits my palate much better than the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank simonem264
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place and it did not disappoint! We made chocolate and tasted some of the best drinks! Adrian and Gloria were so knowledgeable and fun! They set everything up to take great insta pics! We bought the cocoa wine at the end...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lindseypesek
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We only saw this place because we accidentally drove past it. We did some Trip Advisor research and were so impressed! We showed up a few minutes before the top of the hour and they accommodated us nicely. We instantly felt like they were welcoming...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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31 March 2018|
Response from Theresa4196 | Reviewed this property |
I think it was between $10-12 pp.
Bill C
11 January 2017|
Response from Adrian C | Property representative |
Hi. We are 74 miles away from the water Terminal or two hours car ride. We are Mayan Traidtional Chocolate Making. NOT A FACTORY.