In ancient times the Maya considered the honey from the Melipona bee sacred due to its healing properties. Twice a year, Xel-Há harvests this traditional honey in a ceremony performed by an astrologer and a Mayan priest.

Xel-Há considers beekeeping a very important activity, a Mayan tradition that we have the privilege of sharing with the world. This traditional honey harvest takes place during the full moons of June and December, when the hives are cleaned and the honey is collected. The beautiful ceremony is orchestrated by a Mayan priest, accompanied by musicians, traditional altars and floral decorations, and eventually culminates with a sacred feast.

We invite you to learn more about these friendly creatures who live in the Nursery.

Buy Now!

And get up to 15% off*





Enhance your experience by adding

Total:

How to save?

10% off

purchasing 7-20 days in advance

15% off

purchasing at least 21 days in advance.

50% off

For children ages 5 to 11. Free admission for children ages 0 to 4.

Prices subject to change without notice.
Restrictions apply.

Why book with us?

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Parque Xcaret
Parque Xcaret
Parque Xplor
Tour Xplor Fuego
Tour Chichén Itzá
Tour Xenotes
Tour Xoximilco
Xenses Park
Xavage Park
Xcaret Hotel
Live chat