Toledo District

Mayan Culture in Belize

Mopan Mayan Home Stay | Belize

Now is the time to experience the Mopan Mayan way of life. Our Mayan home stay programs let travellers begin to enjoy the hands-on experience of the Mayan cultures and visit the natural attractions in Na Luum Ca, Belize. Our people are friendly but shy, as travellers is a new industry for us. Each village has it's own unique attractions near, including caves, waterfalls and Mayan ruins.

Mayan grandmother and daughter cooking tortillas with white bearded man hamming
Mopan Mayan man splitting palm fronds to make thatch roof in Belize
Long thatched roof house
Precise log structure to thatched room seen from the inside
Young Mayan woman grinding corn with a hand grinder

Mayan Homestay Activities

On your Bellize adventure, while staying with our family, you can learn the Mopan Mayan language, tour the rainforest, learn medicinal herbs, skills, culture, traditions. So what is the herb class schedule? It flows naturally throughout the days that you visit, as with all life learning.

One young and one white haired Mopan Mayan women sitting on dirt floor by earthe
Neatly stacked husks of corn herb class schedule
Neatly stacked husks of corn herb class schedule
Tightly woven, symetrical basket with fitted top
mayan brothers showing a home made solar dryer filled with hot peppers
bead loop bracelet of various designs