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Rancho Baaxal

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Maroma beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 1 998 214 9038
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Nice morning ride with true horse lovers

Went in January 2018. Signed up for a private ride for my cousin and I. Took a taxi from our hotel... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jasmine B
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Great ride through the jungle

The staff were very friendly and informative. The horses were lovely and well kept! We were told... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
Rachelle B
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“rescue horses” (39 reviews)
“great ride” (29 reviews)
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Maroma beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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"rescue horses"
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"great ride"
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"an experienced rider"
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"love horses"
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"morning ride"
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"private ride"
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"horse ride"
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"advanced riders"
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"horse lovers"
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"jungle trail"
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"experience level"
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"bug spray"
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"great afternoon"
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"fantastic experience"
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"cancun area"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went in January 2018. Signed up for a private ride for my cousin and I. Took a taxi from our hotel to the ranch. Lisa was super responsive and detailed when I inquired about a ride. The directions to the ranch, were so good, that...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

The staff were very friendly and informative. The horses were lovely and well kept! We were told about our horse individually, about their personality and history before they came to be rescued. We went through a great walk through the jungle, then myself and my...More

Thank Rachelle B
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

My daughter and I are both competitive English show jumpers and like to ride on vacation when available. Found Lisa and Rancho Baaxal here, and were impressed with the high review ratings. Emailed Lisa, who was quite responsive and helpful and we ultimately booked a...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

I went on a trail ride last week with Cecile and Katerina, it was easily one of my favorite trail rides of all time. I'm fairly experienced and ride several times a week; the ranch was able to schedule me in a group with other...More

1  Thank Allison B
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

This was a fantastic experience. Our guides were great. They really know the animals and they made the ride lots of fun. The horses are easy to ride and they each have their own personality. The jungle is beautiful. My family had a really fun...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2017

For my wife, this was only the 2nd time she'd ever been on a horse... at first, she was a bit nervous.... Stefi and Carina were awesome and patient with her, and she finished the day exclaiming how much she LOVED the experience... These folks...More

Thank Michael R
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

The horses are all in good shape and well taken care of. They no longer have beach rides, but the jungle ride is nice too. It's mostly a slow ride, but if they see you're a good rider, they'll let you go fast as well...More

Thank Lt_Frank_Drebin
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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Such an awesome and authentic experience- me and my 8 year old daughter went and it exceeded our expectations. Fabulous guides, great care taken to ensure you are fitted properly, overall an excellent adventure. Horses are loved and not over worked, not a tourist trap,...More

Thank amyolsen7
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

good folks who really know and care about their animals. they have like 14 rescue horses (?) and (5) rescue dogs (?). happy to support their effort!

Thank Dave E
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

the communication was great, we booked back in the uk prior to our holiday. we were sent directions to the stables which were spot on. we were staying at akumal, so caught a collectivo to playa del carmen ( approx 45 mxp each) then swapped...More

Thank Kirsty W
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Becca134134
29 January 2018|
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Response from Michael R | Reviewed this property |
The ride is about 1.5 hrs... there's some dogs and other horses to play with, but the ranch is in the bush, so not much there.
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ChinmayBhandare
26 January 2018|
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Response from PoorLittleGarf | Reviewed this property |
2 x adults was about £80 ($100) each Have fun if you book it.
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CapeCoddah48
24 April 2017|
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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
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