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Rancho Baaxal

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fun day with wife and son

very fun wife and son never rode before they made sure they were always fine im in my 60s no... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
Bob M
Fun day!

There were four of us (all adults) and two guides. I am a horse lover and really did not know what... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
casey k
Ft Worth, Texas
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Maroma beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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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

Date of experience: November 2016
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

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Bob M
Reviewed 5 March 2017

There were four of us (all adults) and two guides. I am a horse lover and really did not know what to expect. We did the deluxe ride, where we stopped at an area and had a huge cheese, crackers, fruit and jelly tray &...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

This was most definitely one of my most memorable romantic experiences I've had. I had this cheese/cold cut plate with fresh fruit and SANGRIA!!! They did EVERYTHING exactly as I requested plus some. I was a bit worried of the outcome as I wasn't expecting...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Doc J
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I always research before I use any animal activities while on holiday, I chose Rancho Baaxal because they seemed to really care for their horses and made them a priority and this was evident when we arrived there. All the animals, dogs and horses are...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Allison L
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The staff are wonderful. The horses ok. however the riding is rubbish. You ride through tracks, in the so called jungle. We only trotted 1 min and cantered for 4 mins on a lane where the cars go and it's rock hard, not good for...More

Date of experience: February 2017
3  Thank Ramrap10
rancho_baaxal, Owner at Rancho Baaxal, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Dear Ramrap10, Thank you for your recent visit to our ranch. We are tremendously grateful for every single visitor, who, by riding with us, contributes to our rescue work. However, I am not sure why you decided to ride with us at all, since you...More

Reviewed 21 January 2017

Coming from someone who has had horses for 14 years, the horses are wonderfully looked after, the staff are very friendly, and I would highly recommend this place to anyone asking. The horses are all rescues and are now living the life they deserve. They...More

Date of experience: January 2017
5  Thank stephcolvin
Reviewed 3 January 2017

If you want to experience some true trail riding in Playa, this is the place to go. Lisa's horses are all rescues and you can tell right away that she is quite passionate about what she does. She takes the time to place riders with...More

Date of experience: December 2016
5  Thank Windsor_Beachbums
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I actually wanted to take my time to review this place as I think they are wonderful people. First off the drive to the ranch is not far but the drive into the jungle to reach them is a little scary .. don't worry you'll...More

Date of experience: December 2016
8  Thank Marie-knows-best
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We had a great time at Rancho Baaxal. We had riders of varying degrees of experience and the staff catered to us all individually allowing the experienced riders to let loose a little bit while the others rode at a comfortable pace. The horses are...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Andrew F
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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