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We stayed at Ixcacao for 2 nights. It was like a home stay, with Juan and his family. Abelina made... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cayley R
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Had the good fortune to visit today.It was obvious from the start that Juan and his family are... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Kodak, Tennessee
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IXCACAO, “Queen of Cacao, goddess of fertility and happiness!”, For our guests, we offer hands-on chocolate making sessions, tours of the cacao farm and our production facilities. We can share with you the ancient Maya traditions of chocolate, in...more
San Felipe, Belize
+501 660-2840
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Ixcacao for 2 nights. It was like a home stay, with Juan and his family. Abelina made us the most amazing food we had the whole trip, and we ate with their family. Juan took us to one of the farms where...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cayley R
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

After finally finding the place we were told that we are not in the states and we needed to make a reservation if we wanted a tour Not a lot to see very disappointed. There are other cacao places in the area maybe try them...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Had the good fortune to visit today.It was obvious from the start that Juan and his family are passionate about chocolate! He was both informative and entertaining. And the lunch wa amazing!! Put a visit here on your "to do" list, you will not be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bobkat653
Reviewed 13 August 2018

My wife and I were super excited to visit Ixcacao Maya Belizean Chocolate during our week in Belize. Mr. Cho responded quickly to my email re: scheduling and managed to get us in on our first full day in country. We very much appreciated his...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Greg F
Reviewed 21 July 2018

IXCACAO was by far the biggest highlight during our honeymoon to Belize and we had a LOT of highlights, including the ATM cave. There are not enough kind words to say about Juan and Abelina. They are truly amazing human beings who treated us so...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank 444Mandy444
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

This place is a gem and the owners have a mission to educate the world on chocolate. This is a fascinating excursion and well worth your time.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rourke S
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I absolutely loved visiting Ixcacao chocolate factory! We heard great things, but the experience exceeded our expectations! Juan was so enthusiastic and informative about where chocolate realllly comes from! We definitely have a different view of chocolate in a very good way....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ebvillavaso
Reviewed 28 June 2018

I live in the north of Belize and discovered Ixcacao chocolate. Now, I purchase it as gifts for everyone who wants a special Belizean treat. Just recently, I purchased many bars, my order was processed immediately, was put on a plane and was delivered to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GussieH1996
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

The Mayans are what gave us our calendar; but oh so much more! CHOCOLATE! Not the trash you buy in the store, real chocolate. Cacao; from the “bean to the bar”.... literally. Juan IS Mayan and has done documentaries for National Geographic among others. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank chesne55
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

I would give the chocolate 4-5 stars and the experience with the proprietor 0 stars. You can buy their chocolate in other locations, so save yourself the trip and the trouble and don’t visit the farm. The owner seemed to know a lot about chocolate,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Stephanie R
Juan C, Owner at IXCACAO Maya Belizean Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

THank you very much Stephanie, for such a generous review. Unfortunately we as humans on the face of this planet can never be pleased by real people, it’s unfortunate that when we’re conditioned by our environment to sopport cooperations yes in Belize the Walmart and...More

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Adriana S
5 April 2017|
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Response from 828JuanC | Property representative |
For all your answers please email ixcacaochocolate@gmail Regards the chocolate God
14 July 2015|
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Response from 828JuanC | Property representative |
Hello!, welcome to Belize in Central America, We are located in southern Belize, in the village of San Felipe, Toledo district. Please click on this map of our location on our contact page And our options to tours and... More