About us

Co’ox Mayab, meaning “let´s go to the Mayab” in Mayan language, is a union of social enterprises committed to the promotion of a sustainable, responsible, solidary, fair and conscious tourism in Yucatan. Through the promotion, commercialization and training of initiatives dedicated to alternative community-based tourism in the Mayan region, we aim for:
• Responsible tourism that considers good tourist practices that reduce the negative impact it generates.
• A solidary encounter that opens the approach between social reality and coexistence, promoting an intercultural interchange.
• Fair trade where public and private institutions, as well as local organizations participate, to assure an even distribution of the benefits generated by tourism.
• A conscientious form of travel as an experience that contributes to personal growth through contact between visitors, locals and biocultural heritage.

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Why travel with Co’ox Mayab?

You´ll be able to comprehend the history of the Mayan people from the prehispanic to the present time, to understand the reality of the Mayan culture of today, the Maya of today.
You´ll also help the consolidation of a tourism model that contributes directly to the local development of the communities that perceive every day the impacts of the activities.

You´ll discover Yucatan from a local perspective.

You´ll travel in a solidary way.

You´ll get to know the biocultural heritage of the region.

You´ll help to strengthen a democratically-based initiative.

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Co’ox Mayab Organizes Birdwatching Techniques Course for its Partners @ Ek Balam

Continuing with our commitment to build a responsible, solidary, fair and conscious tourism in Yucatan, Co’ox Mayab organized the “Birdwatching Revalidation Course for Guides Certified by the NOM-09-TUR-2002″, one of the norms that regulate the activity of tourist guides in Mexico. The course was held …

Exploring the Caminos Sagrados (Sacred Ways) of Maya Ka’an – Experiences Exchange

Early on Tuesday October 2nd, the representatives of the cooperatives and the operative team that are part of Co’ox Mayab gathered to begin our trip to the center of Quintana Roo, where an experiences exchange with the Community-based Tourism Network of the Maya Zone of Quintana Roo …

Training and Results in Co’ox Mayab’s General Assembly

Have you ever wondered how Co’ox Mayab works? How we agree upon making certain actions? How often do we see each other? As you know, Co’ox Mayab is a union of touristic cooperatives located in different parts of Yucatan. This peculiar organization form is one …

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