Yucatan Adventure is a volunteer Eco-Travel Guide by the Maya Foundation In Laakeech (In Lakech) a sustainable civil society association in Yucatan, Mexico, dedicated to Sustainable Geo-Tourism, helping travelers learn about Yucatan's Colonialand Maya Culture, local Mayan people, and their traditions; as well as to inform travelers about the many wonderful eco-cultural activities, green vacation packages Yucatan offers, Mayan Spa experiences, discount vacation offers and packages, Green Hacienda hotels reviews, and great free volunteering opportunities sponsored by the Maya Foundation In Laakeech (pronounced "in lakech) and the Hacienda Chichen, both dedicated to the Mayan communities welfare in Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico.
Give Maya Children a Gift of Love: Sponsor a Nutrition Fun Day at the Rural Maya Children Albergue
A lovely Nutrition Party Day was donated by Paty Kline and her group of nurses for the Maya children at the Albergue in Xcalacoop near Hacienda Chichen Resort. the resort's Maya Chef Antonio Caamal also joined his kitchen efforts to bring nutrition, education, and joy to all !
You too can sponsor a Maya Children's Nutrition Luncheon, Party Event for as little as USD $200 and create a Dream Fiesta for rural Maya children; this will help us continue our efforts to bring healthy meals to them year round. Contact us and join our efforts.
If you wish to sponsor a Fun Day Event to help us help the Maya Communities we work for, please contact us via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org and we will coordinate with you a healthy meaningful volunteer day for you to share with the Maya people. Sponsoring such helpful meals and parties for 65 to less children, start as little as USD $200 total cost. Our local volunteer will do the organization and coordination of the event so when you arrive the party can begin and you or your group can enjoy giving hope and care.
Maya Foundation In Laakeech A.C.Board of Directors is headed by Mr. Ruben Gutierrez and Don Valerio Canche among others. This foundation's social work agenda will include the remodeling of community centers that give service to the Maya rural children and a new social volunteer agenda of workshops, plus nutritional cooking school events will be held to service the Mayan villages within Tinum municipality; this sustainable vision is part of the MFIL Children Malnutrition Program we started since 2007. Thanks to our volunteers we keep growing.
Maya Foundation In Laakeech 2015 Social Support Projects continue with our
Caring for the Mayan Rural Children
The Maya Foundation In Laakeech (Lakech) thanks Hacienda Chichen Resort for the active support, monthly donations, and the hotel's staff helping hands reconstructing and updating a Child Care Facility downtown Xcalacoop, Yucatan, Mexico. Construction ended in February 2010, since then the MFIL continue to provide Mayan rural children with nutrition meals daily, supports many child welfare programs and has expanded the social work ventures in many other areas.
Your help and donations will help us bring much needed health and education to this communities young children and rural families. Please support us by sponsoring a Nutrition Lunch Party for the Maya rural children, or bring some toddlers' toys, learning games, color markers, good used clothes or any item you wish to gift to this rural Mayan Children's Care Center, read more.
If you wish to help us help, please bring as many bottles of Children's Multi-Vitamins as you can afford to buy to the Maya Foundation In Laakeech headquarters at Hacienda Chichen Resort, Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico, or just contact us to pledge a donation and we will make sure the these and other nutritious products help the Maya kids.
March 2017. Come enjoy the most celebrated sunset of the year: Spring Equinox, stay at Hacienda Chichen and then book aBird Tourto celebrate Mother Nature and Life.
April 2017. Stay at Hacienda Chichen to enjoy the new night show Kukulkan Nights, the show starts at 7 PM at Chichen Itza archaeological zone a few steps away from the Hacienda Chichen. Tickets are free during this month and required registration, will be granted upon request.
Exploring the Maya Cenotes
National Geographic NAT GEO team of archaeologists and cave divers chose once again, Hacienda Chichen Resort to film a TV documentary about Maya Cenotes and their fascinating beauty. Hacienda Chichen Resort has served as a scholar headquarter for many official academic research teams since the early 20th Century. Read more about Hacienda Chichen and its Historic Colonial Landmark so committed to green living.
Congratulations to Hacienda Chichen Resort
CHICHEN ITZA NEWS:
Chinese and Mexican Leaders' Private Farewell Gala Party at
Hacienda Chichen Resort during their visit to Chichen Itza.
Hacienda Chichen Resort had the honor to welcome Chinese President Xi Jinping, guest of Mexico's President during his Official Visit to Mexico. After the official visit to the Maya temples at Chichen Itza, both Mexico's President Enrique Pe�a Nieto and China's President were joined by their wives and distinguished guests to enjoy the day in total privacy at Hacienda Chichen, where the Official Farewell Gala was celebrated. This exclusive event was a true success, as they took in the beauty and comfort of our suites, lush gardens, and the Colonial elegant ambiance of our Main Colonial Mansion. The Hacienda Chichen staff is proud to have had the opportunity to represent Mexico's responsible sustainable tourism, excellent hospitality, and friendly nature. Few photos of the official event, left photo: both presidents and their wives during their visit to the Maya temples - center photo of both presidents and Yucatan's Governor Rolando Zapata.- right photo: exquisite table setting for the private gala at Hacienda Chichen Resort, over viewing the hotel's lush gardens.
As part of the 4th T20 Ministers of Tourism Meetings (T20 Mexico), Mexico's Secretary of Tourism invited the leading world's Ministers of Tourism and Organizations to an exclusive Luncheon and Gala Party at Hacienda Chichen Resort; Mrs. Belisa Barbachano welcome all T20 leaders to the Hacienda Chichen before they visited Chichen Itza's Maya archaeological site. Chef Josue Cime created a masterful gourmet menu for the occasion, to the delight of all participating in this important global travel event. We congratulate the Hacienda Chichen staff for a lovely event.
Naturalist Jim Conrad for a free daily Nature Tours and Afternoon Nature Talks to the guests of Hacienda Chichen Resort in Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico. Mr. Jim Conrad is an active nature conservation advocate and a member of the Maya Foundation In Lakech volunteer team. He has written a few Nature articles for Yucatan Adventure Online Guide, so check our Nature links and enjoy his nature discoveries, and wildlife observations. Contact us if you need his help.
Congratulations to Hacienda Chichen and Yaxkin Spa
for winning four years in a row the Mayan J-Men Senior Healers' Sustainable Eco-Cultural Destination Award of Excellence Read our Eco-tourism article about Yucatan's best green hotels in Chichen Itza.
Rent Your Own Private Cottage at Hacienda Chichen for a very Special Low Price
USD $899 per six nights plus tax, arriving in September 2016:
Don't miss out on a Great Rent Offer from Yucatan Haciendas' top Eco-Cultural Destination and Green Spa Resort! Hacienda Chichen Resort is offering travelers the unique opportunity to rent a private two double bed guest-rooms / two bathroom cottage with its own private patio terrace for the unique especial discount price of USD $ 899 plus taxes (weekly rate rental offers six nights / seven days). Pre-book online your Cottage Week Rent Offer and save 10% more.
This Eco-Cottage Week Rate Rental offers guests a private terrace overlooking the lush tropical gardens of the Hacienda Chichen furnished with antique Colonial rocking chairs, handmade hammock; rooms provide a mini-bar and coffee maker, plus ceiling fan, air conditioning units, and deluxe green amenities. This offer is valid for rental during the month of Sept. 2015, some restrictions apply. Don't miss this opportunity! Reserve Now
Restrictions apply. Private Two Bedroom Cottage Rental at Hacienda Chichen Resort, Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico, has a per week rate and requires a prepaid non-refundable reservation and is limited to cottage availability. Contact Hacienda Chichen Reservation Center Now
We wish you a joyful and successful year 2010, proclaimed by the United Nations as the International Year of Biodiversity. You can participate in our Eco-Awareness commitment to protect Yucatan's flora and fauna volunteer programs and celebrate the International Year of Biodiversity . Everyone can support respect and awareness of cultural biodiversity and protect the environment by respectfully living in a sustainable manner; we encourage our readers to consume less, waste less, reuse more and recycle... ideal daily activities you can do!
We hope you enjoy our latest articles, it took long hours of work and great enthusiasm to research for our new wonderful articles about Yucatan's wildlife, updated this August 2009 for our Eco-Travel articles collection and our great commitment in Sustainable Tourism and interest in Yucatan:
The beautiful color photos and attractive flora and fauna descriptions are a true treasure for Nature Lovers and Eco-travelers wishing to explore the many eco-wonders of Yucatan, Mexico. Please feel free to contact us to add new inside in our Flora and Fauna Catalog Collection.
REMEMBER: In January 2010, the Maya Foundation In Laakeech and Hacienda Chichen Resort with the support and care of Mr. Bruce A. Gordon and his staff, built an authentic Mayan traditional rural hut at the entrance of the hotel's private Maya Jungle Reserve to house Mr. Jim Conrad who has being working as a MFIL naturalist volunteer for 18 months now, recording daily nature encounters, indentifying and cataloging many plants (flora) and animals (fauna) in what is Yucatan's most committed eco-cultural green hotel property: Hacienda Chichen Resort in Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico. We encourage you to follow his finding: subscribe to his weekly news-letter and read our online article about how to build a typical Mayan Home (Mayan Hut) utilizing traditional Mayan building techniques, read more here.
Few months ago, our writers interview J-Men Bartolomee Poot about the Maya Cosmo-vision and the holistic understanding of the Universe we live in, read more....
Ruben Gutierrez B.
President of Maya Foundation In Lakeech NGO
Yucatan Adventure Eco-Travel Guide and
The MFIL Board of Trustees and Volunteer Team.
Mayan Specialist Mucuy Kak Mo� Mar�n, a dedicated Communications Development Engineer and MFIL Mayan Calendar Teacher, is offering private Mayan Calendars Workshops at Hacienda Chichen Resorts to guests pre-booking their participation. Ms. Kak works at the Mayan Culture and Traditions School Oxlajunti' Kuj, directed by J-Men Don Bartolomee Poot Nauhat. A Mayan Cosmo-vision scholar, she teaches Maya as a second language, Holistic Mayan Numerology, and Maya Astrology among other Mayan academic work.
Yaxkin Spa in union with the
Senior Mayan J-Men Healers offer you:
U BEJIL MAYAOOB
Maya Healing Way
Mayan Holistic SPA Therapist
Conferences will be held at
Yaxkin Spa, Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico
Our Former Years Top Maya Cultural News
World Premiere Planetarium Show:
Don't miss viewing this incredible film production in your hometown planetarium: "Tales of the Maya Skies: el Universo Maya - Yok' Ol Kaab Mayaa". The Maya Foundation In Laakeech A.C. and Hacienda Chichen were among the supporters of this Chabot Space Center production's team in Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico. To produce this extraordinary full dome planetarium show the Chabot Space Center team work in close collaboration with Mayan scholars, digital artists, astrophysics, and Mayan Healers associated with Yucatan Adventure Volunteer Team. Tales of the Maya Skies planetarium show production was sponsored by the United States's National Science Foundation, NASA, and Mexican partnerships such as INP and SEP. Read about the Maya Cosmovision.
For our readers interested in learning more about the Mayan Calendars (Haab, Tzolkin, Long Count) we suggest reading our well informed article Mayan Calendar and visit Maya Skiesinteractive Maya Calendars webpage offering visitors the opportunity to convert calendar dates.
9th Maya Language and Culture Symposium Huitan, Chiapas, Mexico
Mayan J-Men Senior Healers and Wiseman had their 9th Maya Language and Culture Symposium in Huitan, Chiapas, Mexico and M.H. Jose Tamay participated with Lorenzo Tamay as the Maya Foundation In Laakeech spokemen. Both Mayan leaders are members of the MFIL Board of Trustees, MFIL is a NGO sustainable civil volunteer association dedicated to the Maya Cosmo-vision, promoting the Maya holistic cultural traditions and supporting with sustainable volunteer social programs the welfare of many Mayan Communities near Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico.
M.H.W J-Men Idelfonso Ake celebrated the main sacred Maya ceremonies during the 4 day events of this important International Maya Language and Cultural Symposium.
Congratulations to Hacienda Chichen and Yaxkin Spa
for winning the Mayan J-Men Senior Healers' Sustainable Eco-Cultural Destination Award of Excellence Read our Eco-tourism article about Yucatan's best green Spa Resort in Chichen Itza, Mexico.
Hacienda Chichen is # 1 among Yucatan Haciendas and Spa Destinations of Mexico.
Our sincere congratulations to Hacienda Chichen Resort and Yaxkin Spa for this year's successful International recognitions to their commitment to Sustainable Tourism, excellent hospitality services, and Mayan Eco-Cultural activities. In July 2009, Spanish Magazine HOLA published its 14th Extraordinary Travel Edition selecting Hacienda Chichen and Yaxkin Spa as "the" place to stay and enjoy a Mayan cultural experience when visiting Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico.
In November 2010, agreat experience awaits you: Green Mayan Spa experienceat Yaxkin Spa, Chichen Iza, Yucatan, Mexico, where you can nourish your skin with the ultimate Spa beauty and deluxe Spa Skin care. It is with great joy we report to you that Spa Magazine included Yaxkin Spa among its Eight Eco-Spa Innovators and Green Good Spa List; for this and many other International recognitions, we congratulate Yaxkin Spa and its Mayan Healers and Eco-Spa Vision.
2016 February: Mayan Kakaw
Traditional Chocolate Festival
Celebrate Saint Valentine's Day with a Mexican Chocolate Party
Chocolate Festival starts at 4:30 PM, come and celebrate with us in
HACIENDA CHICHEN RESORT - Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico
Hacienda Chichen On 14th of February 2016, Maya Chocolatier Irma Chan Tzul, Assistant Chef at Hacienda Chichen, offered free Mayan Culinary Classes to couples as part of the Maya Foundation In Laakeech Fiesta and Festival Events.
Free admission limited to hotel guests, other visitors are requested a donation of USD $12 per person; Maya Chocolate Festival will offer many Chocolate delight presentations and will start at 4:30 pm; followed by our Mexican Saint Valentine's Day Cocktail Party,
WHAT'S NEW: We hope our readers enjoy our April 2009 article: "Yucatan Wildlife." Eco-Travelers an nature lovers may enjoy the rich fauna (animal kingdom) found in in the wild Maya Jungle Reserve privately safeguarded and protected at Hacienda Chichen Resort, Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico. Yucatan's birds, reptiles, mammals, insects, butterflies, bees, and other creatures are a joy to observe in the wild. Yucatan's wildlife has a truly vast list of endemic fauna (indigenous animals) to protect and care for.
We hope you find our Online Volunteer Magazine's articles interesting and full of learning fun. Yucatan Adventure welcomes article, news, travel contributions, and ideas on how to support the Maya Foundation In Laakeech A.C. efforts to help the Mayan Communities nearby Chichen Itza.
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