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Cooking Vacations in Mexico

The Ritz Carlton Cancun hotel offers a five star and five diamond experiences for their guests. You will feel the luxury of this hotel in its accommodations, and you will be able to savor and learn how to cook dazzling gourmet creations from Mexican and Tuscan cuisine. Dont miss this chance and enjoy the luxury of the Ritz Carlton Cancun experience.


  • Tuscan and Mexican cooking lesson
  • Chicken and poblano enchiladas making
  • Tuscan flat bread with melted tomatoes making
  • Margaritas, red snapper and shrimp ceviche making
  • Orange almond martini and chicken picatta making
  • 2 nights luxury accommodation
  • 2 buffet breakfasts


1 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
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Escape to a tropical oasis surrounded by luxury in Mexican-inspired rooms and suites. Resort accommodations at The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun open to furnished balconies or terraces with alluring ocean views. Guest room accommodations are styled with accents inspired by Mexico, including handmade artwork and ceramic amenities.

Ocean view guest rooms

Remarkable vistas overlooking the beach and azure Caribbean Sea with a personal room balcony with a table and two chairs. Expansive windows and doors for natural light and Caribbean air.

Ocean front guest rooms

Striking panoramic views with balcony overlooking the blue Caribbean Sea. Expansive windows and doors for natural light and Caribbean air. Comfortable sitting area and writing desk with views.




Free day


Cooking classes at 13:00 or 18:30




The holidays take place at the beautiful Cancun, Mexico. Located in the northern region of Mexicos Yucatan Peninsula, Cancun has become one of the Caribbeans top destinations for travel aficionados, food enthusiasts and more. Renowned for its vibrant night life and brilliant white beaches, Cancun is a gateway to monumental archaeological treasures, colonial cities and unexpected natural wonders. The impressive Mayan sites at Tulum, Cob, Chichn-Itz and many others are echoes of a fascinating and legendary culture. Outdoor enthusiasts flock to the Cancun not only for its endless beaches and perennial sunshine, but also for a variety of lively and leisurely pastimes at the beach resort.

Nearby places

  • Aquaworld Marina - 5 minute drive
  • Barrcuda Marina - 5 minute walk
  • Kukulcan Plaza and Luxury Avenue - 5 minute
  • La Isla Shopping Mall - 10 minutes
  • Mercado 28 in Downtown Cancu - 30 minutes
  • MUSA (underwater museum) - 5 minutes
  • Xcaret Park - 1 hour and 15 minutes
  • Xel-ha Park - 1 hour and a half



  • Cooking classes
  • Golf course
  • Gym
  • Massage
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Scuba diving
  • Shopping nearby
  • Spa
  • Swimming
  • Swimming pool
  • Tennis


  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Balcony
  • Bar
  • Beach
  • Caf
  • Concierge desk
  • Dining area
  • Garden
  • Restaurant
  • Smoke-free property


  • ATM/banking nearby
  • Free bottled water
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet access
  • In-room dining
  • Shop nearby
  • Tour assistance
  • Wake-up calls
  • Wireless internet


2 full American breakfasts at the Cafe Mexicano are included in this package.

Real Mexican

  • Margaritas
  • Red snapper and shrimp ceviche
  • Chicken and poblano enchiladas with ranchero sauce
  • Churros with chocolate ganache

Tuscan dinner

  • Orange almond martini
  • Chicken picatta with ricotta gnocchi and sweet pea, mushroom ragout
  • Tuscan flat bread with melted tomatoes and arugula
  • Vanilla panna cotta with balsamic marinated strawberries

Things to do (optional)

Indulge in your every wish inspired by the turquoise waters of the Caribbean. The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun offers endless resort activities to rejuvenate and relax while the temperature soars. Whether you prefer a beachfront chaise lounge, or more active pursuits like paddle boarding and tennis, there are plenty of things to do in one of Cancuns most luxurious beach resorts. Luxuriate by the sea in your own private paradise, learn to prepare the perfect margarita, dedicate your time as a volunteer helping Mayan communities, improve your tennis game or start your day in complete balance with a beach yoga lesson. With so many unique resort activities to do, you will experience the most memorable visit to Cancun, Mexico.

Baby turtle release

Every year from May till November, female turtles haul themselves from the sea and crawl away from the shoreline to find a convenient place to lay her eggs. She digs a deep hole using her hind flappers and lays the eggs, she then buries them and returns to the ocean. As part of our Turtle Guardian Program the eggs are moved to the Turtle Camp, a safe nest, guarded away from their predators. Because of the vulnerability of the eggs, only hotel personnel is allowed to handle the eggs, however guests are welcome to watch respectfully and take flash-free photos.

Two months after the eggs were laid, every hatchling emerges during a short period of time. They burrow their way to the surface and kick off the last of their encrusted shells. Turtle guarding volunteers assist the baby turtles by releasing them at dawn on the day they were born. Guests may partake in this experience by helping the resorts volunteers release the newly-born turtles into their new home, the ocean.

Kindly note that this is not a scheduled activity. Guests are welcome to participate during the release and be present while the female turtles are laying the eggs. No flash photos are permitted.

Scuba diving lessons

Before heading out to the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, take your very first scuba diving lesson in the hotels pool. The two-hour session is part of a 3-day course which finalizes with an immersion to explore Cancuns underwater dreamland.

Tennis lessons

The centers tennis pro offers group instruction and individual sessions to players of all ages and abilities. Daily tennis clinics and tournaments for beginners and professionals alike allow guests to experience the professional methods used to train some of the world's best players. All sessions must be reserved with a 24-hour notice.

What's included

  • 2 nights accommodation
  • 100 USD resort credit per night
  • Cooking lessons (Real Mexican and Tuscan dinner)
  • Daily American breakfast at Cafe Mexicano
  • Daily dinner (for ocean front accommodation only)

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Arrive at Cancun International Airport (CUN). When flying internationally, it is suggested leaving two and a half hours prior to your scheduled time of departure. This will allow time for the drive to the airport, check-in and airport security. When flying domestically, it is suggested leaving at least one hour and forty-five minutes prior to your scheduled time of departure.

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