This is your chance to celebrate Spring Equinox alongside the Mayans of the Yucatan Peninsula.
The Mayan culture thrived in its studies of the stars and skies, using the changing seasons and celestial bodies to design pyramids and create their famous calendars. The equinox, when the sun lies directly over the equator, has been a spiritual celebration for the Mayans for centuries, and even today. Below, Hmen Cresencio (the Shaman of the nearby Mayan village of Señor) reveals why this time of year is so relevant for their culture:
On March 21, 2014, Sandos Caracol Eco Experience Resort will honor the Spring Equinox with its guests and the local Mayan community through ancient and new traditions. Experience an entire day of activities designed to open your mind to the spiritual possibilities of the equinox in Xcalacoco: a jungle area of our resort that was once inhabited by the ancient Mayans.
Come and celebrate the wonders of the Spring Equinox in the jungles of Mayan territory at Sandos Caracol with the following activities:
- Meditation on the beach
- Equinox eco tours
- Sessions in the temazcal, a traditional Mayan sweat lodge
- Energy cleansing
- Mayan ball game ceremony
- Live music and Mayan shows
- Special lunch with traditional Yucatan cuisine
- Broadcast of the “descent of the serpent” at Chichen Itza
- People from the Mayan community explaining the significance of the equinox
- The Fire of Life Ceremony
It’s time to honor the Spring Equinox in the heart of the Riviera Maya. Join us on March 21, 2014!