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Rancho Baaxal

#59 of 328 Outdoor Activities in Playa del Carmen Features Animals
Maroma beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 1 984 145 8962
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Annual horsebacking on vacation

We got a taxi to this place which he waited for us until we were done with our ride. The ride was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Watertown, Wisconsin
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Thanks to Steffie for the fantastic ride with our daughter Emilie who really enjoyed it. While the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Maroma beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 1 984 145 8962
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got a taxi to this place which he waited for us until we were done with our ride. The ride was about 2 hrs with 1/2 hour rest, which was nice. There were just the 6 of us, that was also nice. We got...More

Thank barbjb84
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to Steffie for the fantastic ride with our daughter Emilie who really enjoyed it. While the place is hard to find, it is all about riding and away from the tourist kind of places or experience. If you like riding with someone fantastic and...More

Thank Cabanacy
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We researched this online and booked before our holiday (paid 50% by Paypal and balance due on the day). The whole experience was amazing. Easy to find with their emailed directions. Everything was ready at the allotted time. Lisa and Star? (apologies I’ve forgot) were...More

1  Thank TeamIdle
Reviewed 25 April 2017

my daughter desperately wanted to go horseback riding so I paid the 75 dollar deposit for the two of us and made a reservation for the next day. She made a little friend that afternoon and we sent an email to RB requesting that the...More

3  Thank Gretchen H
rancho_baaxal, Owner at Rancho Baaxal, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Dear Gretchen, Thank you for your comments that you had given us a heads-up about, in an attempt to get your deposit back for a reservation you never showed up for. Getting our first ever 1 star review is not a pleasant experience, but that...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017

We did a horseback riding tour with our two kids, ages 11 and 13. The staff was *amazing* - super responsive via email and even better in person. They were ready for us as soon as we arrived, and gave us a full history of...More

2  Thank Karen Z
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We are riders with very little horse riding experience, but they offer several levels of experience to suit your ability. Their horses were very well taken care of and well fed. The ride was through the jungle (you are not allowed to ride horses on...More

2  Thank SlushBird
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We recently booked a horseback riding adventure at Maroma and had an incredible time. Our guide Joel was superb and he really made the experience worth while. I definitely recommend booking this and without a doubt you should ask for Joel

2  Thank Matt W
Reviewed 22 March 2017

My husband and I try to be conscious travelers, and, to be honest, were a bit skeptical of what I thought was a gimmick - a place advertising as a rescue to get more people in. We booked it anyway, as I love horses and...More

5  Thank jemcannu
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

My sister and I booked a trail ride here in November for my stagette. Before I booked I knew I didn't want to ride tiny scrawny horses , nor support that kind of tourism and I didn't want a ride with a crap tone of...More

3  Thank Nicole N
Reviewed 11 March 2017

very fun wife and son never rode before they made sure they were always fine im in my 60s no problem as it was a nice slow pace through beautiful jungle they helped my wife get on and on it was a nice day i...More

1  Thank Bob M
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25 April 2017|
Response from rancho_baaxal | Property representative |
Hi CapeCoddah48, We have a mix of horses of different types, many of them mixed breeds (most of them quarter horse mixes). We also have one that is a bit bigger than the others and he is a mix of Spanish/Andalusian horse... More
20 March 2017|
Response from rancho_baaxal | Property representative |
Hi Dominick, Thank you for your message and congratulations on your upcoming anniversary! If you have not heard back from us after emailing us, we most likely did not receive your email, as we respond to all emails within... More
Joel B
6 March 2017|
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Response from rancho_baaxal | Property representative |
Hi Joel B, Thank you for your interest in our unique horseback riding tours. Our Classic rides (with maximum 6 riders) are $75 US per person (this includes coffee and pastries or beer/wine and light snacks at the ranch... More