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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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 …

San Agustin: between the hills and the orchids

It’s early, one can hear the steps of people getting onto the bus. We are 50 tourism students ready to set off to San Agustin. The vehicle starts and off we go. After a 2.5-hour journey, after passing through little villages and meandering through narrow …

Ko’one’ex il Ch’iicho’ob – Let’s go see birds, San Felipe, Yucatán

The third eco-tour operated by Co’ox Mayab as part as the Festival de Aves (Birds Festival) Toh 2018 took place at the port of San Felipe. The main activities were the boat ride through the ría to watch birds, the walking tour to the “ojo …

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