Hacienda Sotuta de Peón: Step back in time and explore the grand Spanish Hacienda built in the late 1800s. Discover the captivating beauty of the stunning cenotes, wander through lush tropical gardens, and admire the exquisite Henequén plants. Indulge in a blissful escape filled with peace, tranquility, and an unparalleled connection to the natural world.
Henequen: Watch the fascinating steps necessary to turn henequen fiber into rope. Henequen, known as green gold, was the global source for making rope before nylon and was a huge business for this region. Today, fibers are more likely to be found in hammocks and a variety of artful endeavors.
Craft your Authentic Keepsake: Make your own artifact from Henequen strands. A beautiful, durable and culturally significant piece of the area´s history will be the keepsake you make as you learn the craft firsthand from local artisans.
Cenote Dzul Ha: Plunge in the refreshing waters and safely swim in beautiful cenote “Dzul- Ha” (Lord of the water). An underground freshwater river, with crystal-clear and highly coveted alkaline waters.
Cochinita Pibil Lunch: Enjoy a wonderfully authentic Mayan BBQ and learn the technique for some seriously tasty pork tacos.
Requirements & Restrictions: For safety reasons, guests with walking difficulties may not participate on this excursion. Guests must be able to safely navigate narrow stairs.
What to Bring: Insect repellent, closed toed, walking shoes, and cash or credit/debit card for purchases.
Good to Know: The bus ride between your ship and the Hacienda is approximately 80 minutes.