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Mayan Kitchen

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Best activity of our entire Guatemala trip

The cooking class was so much fun, and it was especially fun to go to the local market and purchase... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
JenniferJune412
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A definite highlight to our time in Guatemala

I decided to book this experience based on other highly rated reviews. Anita did not disappoint as... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
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Are you looking to experience Guatemala in an authentic and personal way? Experience the taste and flavors of Guatemala cooking at the Lake Atitlan Maya Kitchen. This class will help you understand how our Mayan culture and Spanish colonial...more
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Rn 14 | Between Casa Blanca Hotel and Hostel Fe, San Pedro La Laguna 07018, Guatemala
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The cooking class was so much fun, and it was especially fun to go to the local market and purchase ingredients. Anita, the teacher, is an incredibly special person who shared a wealth of information about her food and culture. We made tamales, fried chocolate...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I decided to book this experience based on other highly rated reviews. Anita did not disappoint as a gracious host and ambassador to the Mayan culture. My family and I loved the rich experience of shopping in the market, preparing, cooking and enjoying our Mayan...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing! Strongly recommended!Once you meet Anita you can’t not love her. More than a great teacher, interesting person and a skilled cook, she is also an inspiration to women and people everywhere. Don’t dare missing it!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would love to recommend taking a cooking class with Anita the sweetheart, who is so kind and humble. Listening to her tips and her life story is so inspiring and will touch every heart. Supporting these projects by this amazing woman is so important!...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visit in the marked like a local, cooking and learning about the culture, eat an amazing lunch with an incredible and inspiring women! Enjoyd every minute!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow! I don’t know where to start. First of all the cooling class itself was amazing! Delicious, homey, and enriching. The tour of the market with Anita was fun and authentic. Anita catered to all of our needs (we were 2 vegans in the group),...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Anita welcomes you into her home and shares the amazing recipes and flavors of Guatemala. Shopping in the markets for the food we were going to cook with was a great experience and made you appreciate their culture even more. It was the highlight of...More

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Anita C, Director General at Mayan Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Helllo Ciara, I do really appreciate the time you take for leavind this amzaing review, as I have been saying that it is a privilegious to me to be able to share some of our Mayan CUlture, Im glad to hear you liked it, I...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018

It was an amazing cooking class with Anita. First we went to the local market for shopping, this was already a really great experience. After buying everything we went to her house in the kitchen upstairs with a beautiful view over the lake. The cooking...More

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Anita C, Director General at Mayan Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello my dear friends! Thank you for your review, I m glad to hear you liked this experience, Warm regards, Anita

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Anita is beyond amazing! We loved our cooking experience with her. She gets everyone involved and is so great with kids. We learned so much about the food and culture of San Pedro.

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Anita C, Director General at Mayan Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Kathryn, Im so happy to hear that you loved this experience, I really enjoy meeting you all of yo, and was a honor for me to share with all of you some of our wondeful Guatemala, Tahnk you so much for this opportunity. Anita

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Just moved to Panajachel and this was easily the best activity we had done so far! What a great way to use our hands to connect with Mayan culture.... and a delicious meal came out of it. Plus, Anita is a superstar instructor! Definitely recommend.

Thank Allie M
Anita C, Director General at Mayan Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Allie, I really appreciate your time for leaving me a great review, Im so happy to hear that you were facinanted of this experience, With love, Anita

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skatzgershon
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Response from DarylLoback | Reviewed this property |
If you check in to one of the hotels on Lake Atitlan you can probably find her. Just ask for Anita. If you cannot find her head to La Iguana Peridida and they can find her for you. It is well worth the cost. Be prepared for... More
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14 January 2016|
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Response from 299anitac | Property representative |
Hello my dear frines, Cathy and Daren. I really appreciate your replaying to this message. I already got in touch with her!! I hope to do my best with them!! Big hugs and lot of love from Guatemala... More
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