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Koox Ich Kool is a gastronomic tour born from the desire to share the experience of gardening, harvesting food, and, above all, the respect for nature. Although it doesn’t have a literal translation, Koox Ich Kool in Mayan means “let’s go to the garden.” In this blog we’ll tell you a little about what this experience is like so that you can enjoy a different day, surrounded by nature.

After an hour’s drive along Ruta de Los Cenotes and in the direction of Leona Vicario, you will find this beautiful organic garden. There you will be received very kindly and warmly by Chef Karla Romo, who is in charge of making your visit unforgettable.

You are greeted with refreshing water made with fruits from the farm, and Karla will tell you the history of the place, then she will introduce you to the Staff, among them is Roque, the soul of this place.

He grew up on the farm, he knows every corner and when this project took shape he was in charge of taking care of every crop, he generated new seeds and even trained in Mérida to achieve a 100% organic crop certificate.

The result of all this research and dedication is the flavor and color that each element of the farm has, encompassing, intense, full-bodied, with personality. You will be able to corroborate our claims in the dishes which are prepared throughout the tour in each corner of the orchard. It is a journey to a dimension of senses that you do not experience every day.

Moreover, you will get to try the traditional Pib, a traditional way of cooking in the Yucatan area. Typically a well is dug in the ground where, by means of fire and rocks, it will act as an oven, right there the food is placed and covered with banana leaves to keep warm, after about an hour we will have a delicious dish “Pibil”.

In addition to the 5 courses that Karla presents with the perfect pairing of flavors from the farm, Koox Ich Kool offers to spend time in the pool, enjoy the day outdoors without internet or data, but be connected to nature, people, and above all, the unique taste.

This is why we say this is a different gastronomic experience, it is not only pairing, nor only using organic products, it is experiencing the garden, the harvest, and the products.

It is living a day in direct contact with nature and with what you are going to incorporate into your body through food.

Allow yourself to enjoy the magic of the Quintana Roo jungle, delighting your senses and spending a day that will surely remain in your memory forever.