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Rancho Baaxal

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Wonderful way to spend my birthday

As I was spending my 30th birthday in Mexico, my partner booked me a ride here as my present. I... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Worcester, United Kingdom
Wonderful ride with happy, healthy horses

I came to Mexico last year with my mum for a holiday after I finished university. My mum is an... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
London, United Kingdom
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Maroma beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 1 998 214 9038
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

As I was spending my 30th birthday in Mexico, my partner booked me a ride here as my present. I went on my own and had a wonderful 2 hour private ride with Cecile. Booking the ride was straightforward, and I was given clear directions...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

I came to Mexico last year with my mum for a holiday after I finished university. My mum is an experienced rider with her own horse at home, so we did a lot of research and found Rancho Baaxal. Our whole experience, from booking to...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank francescagraham
Reviewed 1 July 2017

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

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 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

Date of experience: June 2017
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

Date of experience: March 2017
2  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

Date of experience: April 2017
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

Date of experience: April 2017
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

Date of experience: March 2017
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

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank nasplaya
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

Date of experience: February 2017
5  Thank jemcannu
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4 November 2018|
Response from rancho_baaxal | Property representative |
Hi guardmom18, First of all my apologies for the late reply - for some reason I did not see your question until now. We are currently working on updating our website as we are no longer operating on our old beach location... More
29 August 2018|
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Response from rancho_baaxal | Property representative |
Hi tasharaylene, Thank you for your message. Our rides are suitable for all levels of experience. I am not sure what you mean by "real trail riding", but maybe you can explain that further? I hope we get to see you at our... More