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Rancho El Charro

#51 of 161 Outdoor Activities in Puerto Vallarta Features Animals
Puerto Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
+52 322 224 0114
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Maybe the only place I will ride horses

This review is written by someone that has almost never ridden horses, but we love nature and... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Tustin, California
The only place where I enjoy horse back ridding

I am a beginner rider, I have done most of my ridding in the USA, and I have hated it! I was about... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
Martin R
Providence, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

This review is written by someone that has almost never ridden horses, but we love nature and adventure. Horseback riding in the USA is something I will never do again- riding single file on a wide dirt rode while walking is not my idea of...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

I am a beginner rider, I have done most of my ridding in the USA, and I have hated it! I was about to give up on the horse back ridding experience, when my girlfriend forced me to try this place where she has enjoyed...More

Thank Martin R
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The view of the sprawling city of Puerta Vallarta and the Valley on the other side, riding Pamela's Rancho El Charo horses, Confetti and Pamela and led by our guide either Ramon or Tomas. This time Tomas was leading riding Blast. Crossing the river and...More

Thank jmkatny
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We booked the 5 hr. Waterfall ride and were not disappointed! Rancho El Charro is a professional operation from start to finish. Our guide was very accommodating. The horses are in excellent physical condition and well-cared for. Much more so than some we’ve rented on...More

Thank bjacobsen54
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

I chose Rancho El Charro for my fiancé and I because it looked much less touristy than the other ones in the area. We did the 3 hour "tropical forest ride" We wanted more of a remote experience and this one was perfect! I have...More

Thank bludeker
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Great ranch, amazing horses. I recommended Rancho El Charro for folks I was arranging a trip to Puerto Vallarta with. They had a great ride, and the Ranch was able to accommodate them a day early when our dates got mixed up (on our end)....More

Thank Chris F
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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

What a great time! We had a beautiful scenic ride with great views, nice breezes, river crossings and a fabulous lunch in the jungle at an outdoor restaurant. Close in so there wasn't a long drive to get there. We had a wonderful day!

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Reviewed 3 January 2017

Our visit to Rancho El Charro in Playa Grande was a memorable experience for all our family. We were four adults (three beginners and one experienced rider) and the guides did a good job matching us to our horses. In total there were 14 riders...More

Thank am2nite
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Pam was great at answering questions via email. She sent instructions for the meeting point. Once at the ranch we met our rides, the horse were well looked after and happy at their work. The ride started at little hairy for us beginners but the...More

Thank Kirsty W
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Lovely, healthy horses and a great guide gave us a memorable day in the mountains. Trails provided an incredible view of the city, several river crossings and an intimate view of rural life. Stopped for lunch in a lovely riverside spot where we enjoyed shrimp...More

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Anthony P
how much is it per person? thinking of doing this with my daughter when we are there in april
24 March 2017|
Response from royalsandreds | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I can't remember how much, but it wasn't a lot. Well worth it whatever the cost was.
kyle p
Hi, my name is Kyle and I was hoping to make a reservation for horseback riding on August 2nd. It appears the web site has been suspended within the last couple of days and I was hoping to get an email address for Pamela at Rancho El Charro. if anyone can help me out I will be so gratefull
26 June 2015|
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Response from Jax m | Reviewed this property |
ranchoelcharro at gmail