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Cozumel Taco Culture And Beach

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Want to combine a culinary experience with beach fun? Then get ready to craft Yucatan dishes, relax on Punta Morena, and more on this Cozumel tour.

Spend five hours learning the artistry behind Yucatan cuisine, relax in a hammock on the golden sands of Punta Morena, and more on this taco tasting beach adventure in Cozumel. Your tour covers a taco and tequila tasting and comes with a bilingual guide who will take you sightseeing around the island and city to explore monuments and visit a local farm, where you'll learn how to make traditional tacos and a Yucatan-style meal from scratch. Your guide will also share the history of the area as you enjoy tasting tacos, some Tequila, and a little time to relax on the quiet beach of Punta Morena. With a scenic city tour, convenient round trip transportation, and beach time, this excursion is ideal for history buffs and beachgoers alike!

Start off your gastronomical experience with a brief sightseeing tour of the city, where you'll visit monuments and learn how the Europeans of Cozumel's past first discovered corn when they first arrived. While corn may have seemed like a novel food to the first Eurpoeans to arrive in Cozumel, corn had been in Mexico for over 9,000 years by that time. Enjoy learning about the transformation of an embelactice dish from the Yucatan known as Poc-Chuc taco.

See how a local family lives and eats in the countryside with a stop at an agro-tourism farm. You'll uncover the secrets behind the artistic techniques used to deliver an array of delicious Yucatan-style dishes as you handcraft your own taco with a juicy, sour-orange marinated pork, traditional Poc Chuc style meat. Your gastronomical experience also gives you the chance to create a habanero-flavored tomato sauce in with a real large mortar and pestle known as a molcajete to pair that you'll pair with red onions and black beans for your Poc Chuc taco.

Next, you'll break for beach time at Punta Morena, where you can soak up the sun on this quiet but relaxing beach. Take a dip in the crystalline waters of the Caribbean Sea or cool off in the nearby salty swimming pool at the local restaurant. You'll even get to play volleyball and enjoy bar service, where you can unwind with Tequila and other beverages before returning to your pier.

If you're looking forward to preparing a traditional Yucatan-style dish and spending time relaxing on the beach, then you'll want to make sure you book your spot for this epic tour. Sign up for fun in the sun with a side of culinary crafting time and book this gastronomical beach tour today!

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Shore Excursions Group was created with one goal in mind: to provide exceptional travel experiences to cruise passengers in the ports they visit around the world. To accomplish this, we have compiled an exceptional array of tours delivered by local experts with decades of experience serving travelers and delivering excellent tours. Our owners and management team are comprised of seasoned travel industry executives who leverage their considerable experience to deliver memorie ...
from $91.00 (USD)
Per Person
Tour Type
Group Size
Activity Type(s)
Cultural, Scenic, Water/Beach, Cuisine, Transfer
Tour Duration
5 Hours
Activity Level
Tour Leaves From
Cruise Ship Pier.
Food/Beverage Provided
Tacos, 2 bottles of water during the tour and a welcome drink at the farm.
Special Instructions
We recommend wearing your swimsuit under comfortable clothing and shoes that can get wet. Guests should bring a hat, sunglasses, a towel, and sunblock protection (biodegradable).
This tour can accommodate folding wheelchairs and walkers.