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El Rancho Barrio Dorcas

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Excellent Tour, Highly recommended even if you are not a horse rider!

We had a wonderful horse riding tour in Roatan along the beach, away from all the busy cruise port... read more

Reviewed yesterday
jackieherdman1
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Worth, United Kingdom
Saddle and Swim West End

Lovely and relaxing day in Roatan! I booked this excursion online with Roosmarie Maten and was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
IceCube458
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New York City, New York
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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West End, Roatan IB3100, Honduras
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+504 9687-1067
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a wonderful horse riding tour in Roatan along the beach, away from all the busy cruise port. My husband has only sat on a horse once before and felt quite safe and comfortable. Our guide was very knowledgeable/interesting about Honduras and the people....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jackieherdman1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely and relaxing day in Roatan! I booked this excursion online with Roosmarie Maten and was sent very detailed information preparing me for how to find our driver, how to pay, what to wear, etc...the booking process was easy and seamless. We were greeted right...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank IceCube458
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a sour experience with this tour. I take partial blame. We mistakenly thought we could pay with credit card or PayPal and didn’t have enough cash with us so we went back to the boat to get our cash( a short ride) we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MStewart1206
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family owns a house on the island. We have taken several rides with Shirky and always enjoyed them. My 13 year old daughter is an equestrian. I am more of an amateur. Yet he accommodates both of us. So he lets her gallop ahead...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife & I had a wonderful time & would recommend El Rancho Barrio Dorcas. From the initial email inquiry - they promptly responded and provided accurate , pertinent info to all our emails, to the end of our actual horseback ride - which was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JBarr55
RoatanHorsing_around, Guest Relations Manager at El Rancho Barrio Dorcas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to post, and I'm glad you enjoyed yourselves!

Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

My daughters age limited our options for cruise excursion so went on hunt for somewhere we could make her dream of riding horse on the beach come true. Found El Rancho Barrio Dorcas and was attracted by many good reviews and length of time in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 February 2019

I have ridden horses all over, but never on the beach, What a great time, It was smooth. Horses knew their way. Another bonus of beach ride, the horses do not stop to chew on vegetation, there is not any. Sharkie and his assistant meat...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank catskierMichigan
Reviewed 20 January 2019

We took an island tour via Victor Bodden Tours and they nicely coordinated time for this horseback ride. Roosmarie at the ranch handled our reservations in advance and had the horses on time right where we wanted to start our ride. After a brief walk...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Richard R
Reviewed 29 December 2018

My husband and i thoroughly enjoyed the tour. The horses were well trained and made any nervousness you may have ( if youre a first timer) disappear with how easy they made the ride. Mr Bodden was a great tour guide. Very informative and fun....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank soukimoo
RoatanHorsing_around, Guest Relations Manager at El Rancho Barrio Dorcas, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2018

Thanks for taking the time to write about your experience. I'm glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Our guide, Shirkie, gave us a great tour of Sandy Bay. He’s a local native and had such interesting stories about the evolution of the area as a tourist destination. Our assistant, whose name I did not get, was also very helpful. The horses were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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