Pack for a Purpose is an international program that works in conjunction with the Sandos Foundation and allows tourists to pack items to donate when they travel to a participating hotel.
We work on behalf of the beaches and it is time to give them back a little bit of what they have given us, so we take action to clean them up together with collaborators and community members.
In Sandos and Marconfort, our goal is to make each and every one of our guests happy, and if there is one thing that really moves us, it is the sight of a child’s smile because they are enjoying their holidays with their family!
Through donations, we create programs for the benefit of communities in the Riviera Maya and Los Cabos.
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THE MAYAN TOUR YOU’LL LOVE
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This amazing expedition is created to help schools of local communities, and it’s guided by a Maya community, pictures are ilustrative and may vary depending on season.
“The last witnesses”
There are thousands of things to visit, do and admire while you visit the Riviera Maya, some of the excursions you might like are adventourous, some other delightful and of course there are cultural tours you will enjoy.
If you think about it, the point of going on vacation to another country, is to learn something about the place you are visiting, and let´s face it: Mexico has some of the most emblematic cultures of all times.?
One thing we know for sure, is that they were wise like no other and that they actually lived along nature. That is why they were so respectful to animals and mostly plants, but how do we know this? who provided this information? Well… guess what? Seems like some of those mentioned theories are not that right, as Mayan communities STILL EXIST!
Ok, so you are about to arrive to Sandos Caracol or Sandos Playacar and you are planning the perfect getaway while you are in your vacations. Then as we mentioned before, you want some adventure, but also learn about Mexico: THE LAST WITNESSES TOUR IS JUST MAGICALLY PERFECT!
But what is the Last Witnesses Tour? well keep reading to find out…
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Hidden Archaeological Sites (not even on the map)
Muyil is an archaeological site known for its jungle surroundings. Nature will amaze you while you find a great story of the Mayans.
Meet and greet one of the oldest Mayas in town and and surround yourself with nature, great people and a huge history
Moto tour around town
A local guide will take you to your third stop. A cornfiel where you will learn how to seed regional fruits
MEET “THE LAST WITNESSES”
Meet the oldest man in town, he is one of the last witnesses of the Caste War in Yucatan, and has these amazing stories to tell and some other tragic experiences he and the community lived while this war which occured almost over a hundred years ago. After listening to him, we are pretty sure you will never forget his home, his pictures, his life!
Known for his active life, Don Crecencio will welcome you with a cleanance ceremony.
With 112 years of life experience, he will tell you how this culture experienced the Caste War.
The best local guide you could ever meet. He will show you the details and stories from around.
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