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Our most recommended Cancún Workshops & Classes

Cancún: Cooking Class and Market Tour with Transportation

1. Cancún: Cooking Class and Market Tour with Transportation

Taking a cooking class is no doubt one of the best things to do in Cancún. After getting picked up from your hotel, head straight to one of busiest markets in Cancún with your chef. Delight your senses as you stroll through different food sections and immerse yourself in the scents of different herbs, vegetables, meat and seafood. Your chef will show you how to choose the freshest items for your cooking class. Once you arrive at the venue, refreshments, fresh fruit and water or coffee will be provided. The venue provides an intimate setting at one of the best Mexican restaurants in Cancún which opened more than 40 years ago. Spend the next 3 hours learning the tricks behind great Mexican traditional cooking and the origins of each dish. Experience a real Mexican kitchen using traditional tools like molcajete (stone mortar), comal (flat griddle) and clay pots.

Cancun: Scuba Diving for Beginners, 2 Dives

2. Cancun: Scuba Diving for Beginners, 2 Dives

Take a scuba dive lesson for one day and have the opportunity to dive in popular spots in the crystal waters of Cancun without need for a scuba certification. You will learn the basic of scuba diving in a pool, then explore the underwater world with two tank dives in the ocean. After filling out a short medical form, you will take theory lessons and pool practice to learn the basics of scuba diving, then you will do two tank ocean dives. The first dive tales place at MUSA Underwater Museum and the second dive at Manchones reef. Check in: 10:30 a.m. Boat departure: 1:00 p.m. Return to dock: Around 4:30 p.m. The essentials for your scuba diving service (equipment, wetsuit, national park and dock fees) are included in the price.

Cancun: Flowrider Surfing Experience

3. Cancun: Flowrider Surfing Experience

Surf in Cancun the easy way with the Flowrider wave generator. Spend a perfect afternoon of surfing for beginners or advanced surfers. Listen to great music, sounds of the surf, and shrieks of excitement while enjoying beers and snacks. Try a wave-forming generator on an inclined surface which allows the user to body surf or adapt the traditional stand up style. Have fun regardless of your age, shape, size, and ability. Feel safe with a soft surface resembling a trampoline and instructive guides that will provide assistance and coaching to ensure you experience full Flowrider glory. Ride the waves at Aquaworld, which hosted the 2017 Flowboarding championships. Get access for one hour, after which you can enjoy a break to catch your breath, listen to some party music, and take five with a cold beer.

Puerto Morelos: Tasty Mexican Cooking Class & Feast in Riv

4. Puerto Morelos: Tasty Mexican Cooking Class & Feast in Riv

Traditional Mexican cuisine was recognized by UNESCO in 2010 as an Intangible Cultural Heritage. Learn how to make authentic Mexican dishes during this hands on cooking lesson at a private cooking school. Prepare a 6 course gourmet meal, and feel like a member of the family during this small group experience. Your experience will start with a greeting from the friendly staff who will lead you to the dining room where you will have a small Mexican breakfast. Visit an organic garden where you will have the opportunity to learn about some of the herbs and chills that are used in Mexican cuisine.

Cancun: Aquaworld Scuba Diving School

5. Cancun: Aquaworld Scuba Diving School

The best way to explore the underwater world of Cancun is, no doubt, by scuba diving. Learn to dive for the first time with a professional diver and discover the wonderful sea life of the Mexican Caribbean. Choose between visiting the colorful Manchones Reef or the mysterious Underwater Museum of Art, also known as MUSA. Both diving locations are home to hundreds of tropical fish, corals, starfish, turtles, and rays. Manchones is a shallow reef located close to Isla Mujeres (Spanish for Island of Women). It’s very common to see turtles here as well as lots of other colorful reef fish and sea life. The Underwater Museum of Art (MUSA) consists of two main locations. The deeper section is great for diving while the shallower part is great for non-divers and snorkelers. During your MUSA dive, see over 450 life-sized statues which are now covered with algae and the coral reef. This man-made reef attracts all kinds of underwater life: the crevices of the sculptures provide great hiding places for fish to breed and inhabit.

Cancún: Chocolate Making Class and Tasting with Chef

6. Cancún: Chocolate Making Class and Tasting with Chef

Find out about the history of chocolate and the Mayan nobility who drank it more than 3000 years ago. In this 2.5-hour class with a local chef, you will learn about chocolate production and be able to taste its fruits. Use all your senses, touching, tasting, and smelling all the fresh ingredients needed to create a perfect chocolate bar. Listen as the chef instructor takes you step by delicious step through the process. Pause and enjoy a cocoa drink and dessert, paired perfectly and made with local ingredients and conforming to the highest quality standards and safety measures. Then get all the ingredients to make your own craft chocolate, guided by the chef. Listen as they share the secrets of how to produce the perfect bar of chocolate. At the end of the tour you can take your own bars back home to share with your friends and family.

Cancun: Private Underwater Cenote Photo Shoot Experience

7. Cancun: Private Underwater Cenote Photo Shoot Experience

Get picked up or head to the meeting point in Cancun and prepare for a special private experience you're sure to remember. Learn some breathing techniques at the cenote and then start posing for underwater shots, as directed by your professional photographer. Receive the collection of amazing photos a week later. Before you begin the photo shoot experience, listen to a briefing and learn some breathing techniques to help you hold your breath longer underwater as well as some tips and tricks to help you relax in the water. Not a confident swimmer? Don’t worry, there are many areas you can hold on to or stand on. Your photographer will be a professional diving instructor who will help guide you through poses as he takes amazing photos of you in the water. This is great for individuals and couples who are looking for unique, Instagram-worthy mementos. Besides getting amazing photos, this unique experience will allow you to connect with nature in a magical cenote. Cenotes were highly sacred to the Mayan people as they were believed to be the gateway to the underworld. There will be a quick break in between the photoshoot where you can rest a little bit before diving back into the water to add more photos to your camera roll. Return to the meeting point or to your hotel.

Cancun: 2 Days SDI Open Water Diver Certification

8. Cancun: 2 Days SDI Open Water Diver Certification

Take the next step in becoming a certified Open Water Diver so you can dive anywhere in the world with a valid license. Develop the necessary skills to conduct open water dives in the world's best diving locations. SDI is a highly respected international diving agency with quality training programs put forth by the World Recreational Scuba Training Council (RSTC). We will contact you back right after booking and give you the codes to study all the E-Learning online and do the exam in advance, all the theory and exam is online at your own pace, you will come here with the E-Leaning done ready for full pool training and 4 dives. On day 1, put your learning to practice with full skill practice in the pool and 2 dives in the afternoon with some skill practice in the ocean. On day 2, enjoy 2 more reef dives in the morning with some practice in the ocean. Finish the experience by receiving your Open Water Diver license.

Cancún: Cooking Class in Mayan Towns & Chichen Itza Tour

9. Cancún: Cooking Class in Mayan Towns & Chichen Itza Tour

Learn about the history and day to day lives of Mayan people on a full day tour from Cancún to the ruins at Chichen Itza and to the towns of Piste, and Tekom. Uncover how the ancient Maya civilization was one of the most sophisticated indigenous civilizations in Mesoamerica.  Be picked up from the comfort of your hotel in Cancún and relax on the drive to the Chichen Itza ruins. Purchase your tickets to the archeological site and enjoy a guided tour. Hear about the rich history, religion, culture, and daily life of the Maya. Admire the Temple of Kukulcán pyramid.  Continue to the Mayan towns of Piste and Tekom. Explore some of the larger settlements in the area and see how they have evolved over the years. Stop by Jardin Alak to appreciate the lush greenery and tranquility of the garden. Make your way to a cooking class where a local family will teach you how to cook age-old recipes passed on from generation to generation. Whip up some tasty local fare and bring home some recipes to share with your friends and family.  Head over to a local bee farm to learn about the ancient Mayan beekeeping practices. Meet a unique species of bee that is only found in this area before sitting down to a traditional Yucatecan lunch. Return to your accommodations in Cancún. 

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What people are saying about Cancún

I recommend A 'HA' Scuba Diving! it was our first independent diving, we were very stressed, but the insteuctor explained everything very nicely, we had a lot of time for exercises in the pool to try everything. the diving itself was great, beautiful underwater views, the museum is impressive! before the second descent I was already struggling with seasickness and but I didnt give up and went down to watch beautiful reefs and fish! I recommend and thank you for the adventure

This was an amazing experience. Alejandra welcomed us like friends and taught us techniques and recipes to bring to our home kitchen. Gardens surround the building with organic produce to supply the kitchen. If you're looking for an authentic experience you'll learn so much about Mexico & their food.

Great experience as you feel safe and secure to do the divings. The instructor is great and helps you with anything you need.

We loved this! A safe and fun way to learn about cooking Mexican food. Hector was amazing!

Very good dive for beginners. Exceptional monitor!!!