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Private Temazcal Ceremony in Tulum

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Perfect for Adults
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This tour tends to attract more adults than children
Cultural Opportunity
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Take part in an authentic Pre-Hispanic tradition
Mayan Cenote Swim
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Swim in the crystal clear waters of a cenote!
Spiritual Experience
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Meditation and prayer are integral parts of the tour


Dive deep into the mystical allure of Tulum with this authentic Temazcal Ceremony in a Mayan Community. Embark on an intimate evening sojourn with our local guide and a Mayan shaman. This private escapade whisks you away to a secluded Mayan enclave where the ancient temazcal ceremony comes to life. As the day fades, your senses will be awakened: savor the unique flavors of balche, a traditional bark brew; let the shaman's smoke and herbs purify your being; and chant Mayan invocations inside the temazcal as warmth envelops and rejuvenates.

Before the ceremony, you'll have the opportunity to learn more about the culture and customs of this community, make handmade tortillas and prepare for the lodge.

Post-ceremony, take a refreshing plunge into a pristine cenote and indulge in a delicate dinner of gourmet fruits and tea, recharging both body and spirit.

Your Journey Includes:

  • Luxury, air-conditioned transfers from Tulum or Riviera Maya.
  • Insightful lessons on Mayan lifestyle, including tortilla-making.
  • A dive into the temazcal's soul-cleansing rituals.
  • Rejuvenating cenote swim.
  • Note: Guests from Cozumel must take a 45-minute ferry to Playa Del Carmen for the experience.

Itinerary Snapshot :

4:30 PM: Depart from Tulum. 5:00 PM: Mayan lifestyle immersion. 5:30 PM: Temazcal ceremony unfolds. 7:00 PM: Cenote refreshment & healthy dinner. 8:00 PM: Homeward bound.

*Approximate times, subject to change

What's Included

Roundtrip transportation to and from your hotel or Airbnb
Mayan Home Cultural Experience
Guided Temazcal Ceremony
Beverages & Dinner
Bilingual guide
Cenote swim

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a temazcal ceremony?
A temazcal ceremony is a traditional Mayan sweat lodge ritual that involves entering a small, dome-shaped structure where hot volcanic stones are placed in the center. Participants experience intense heat, guided meditation, and aromatic herbs to cleanse the body and promote spiritual and physical well-being.
Will this be only our group in the Temazcal?
You will have private transportation for just your group. Depending on your group size, it may be just your group or you may be joined by others for the ceremony itself and the dinner. Regardless it is an authentic and intimate setting sure to delight!
What types of wellness activities are populur in Tulum?
Tulum offers a diverse range of wellness activities, including yoga and meditation sessions in stunning natural settings, traditional Mayan healing rituals like temazcal ceremonies, spa treatments utilizing local ingredients, and health-conscious culinary experiences.

Know Before You Book

Minimum Age: 5 years old
Your tour costs are refundable if canceled 24 hours before the tour departure. If booking using the Book Now, Pay Later option, the 5% deposit is non-refundable under all circumstances.

Quick Facts



4h 30min


Itinerary • 4h 30min • 5 activities

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Pickup from your hotel or Airbnb for private transport to the Mayan home where the Temazcal will take place. ~30-90 minute drive depending on pickup location.

1 hour
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An authentic Mayan home experience. Learn to make hand-made tortillas and other aspects of daily life.

30 minutes
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Begin with ritual preparations through fire purification, smoke, a special drink and prepare for the heat. Then enter the Temazcal for about 45 minutes of ritual, drumming and cleansing.

1 hour 30 minutes
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Take a dip in the cenote to cool off and cleanse, then enjoy a nourishing dinner to replenish and wrap up your time.

1 hour
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After an incredible experience, head back home in your private vehicle, relishing in your renewed and relaxed self.

1 hour