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Rancho Xotolar

#1 of 20 Outdoor Activities in San Miguel de Allende Features Animals
Camino a Zona Arqueologica, Canada de la Virgen, Municipio de Allende., San Miguel de Allende 37880, Mexico
+52 415 105 2622
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The Real Deal: Perfect in Every Way

My 15 year old daughter and I were met at our hotel and driven in SUV to this stunning property... read more

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My mom and I went without any expectation. This experience exceeded anything we ever imagined. The... read more

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Welcome to a Working Ranch "El Xotolar", Experience the wide open spaces of rural Mexico not like a tourist, but as a member of the Morín Ruiz Family on Xotolar Ranch. You will ride through spectacular countryside with breathtaking views and stunning landscapes.Guides Tomás and Felíx Morín share their vast knowledge and skills while keeping your safety in mind.After your ride, enjoy an authentic ranch "comida" (luncheon) of delicious, freshly prepared specialties of Xotolar Ranch along with a cold "cerveza" (beer).We are not a commercial tour company, but family owned and operated. We offer a variety of beautiful scenic rides in the mountains outside of San Miguel de Allende. We are located adjacent to ancient Pre-Hispanic Toltec Pyramids, that you will be able to clearly watch from the distance. We can prove with ID and history, that all the staff that makes the tours are the true native. Activities: Horseback Riding adventures, Ranch and Rodeo Demonstrations, Camping, Sunset and Evening Adventures Rides, Cattle Drives for Experienced riders. Hiking tour at Cañada de la Virgin Pyramid and much more, ASKING!
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“family ranch” (15 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Camino a Zona Arqueologica, Canada de la Virgen, Municipio de Allende., San Miguel de Allende 37880, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

My 15 year old daughter and I were met at our hotel and driven in SUV to this stunning property that has been in this local, Mexican family for four generations. Being with this family was worth the ticket price alone - they are incredibly...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My mom and I went without any expectation. This experience exceeded anything we ever imagined. The heart and passion behind our guides is evident. I'd do it again in a heartbeat and recommend this to anyone visiting San Miguel, it is a must!

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We loved meeting Tomas and the other guides who were sweet and wonderful leading us on our ride at his family rancho! The horses were not only beautiful but well kept and easy to ride. The trail was beautiful and we had chances to gallop...More

Thank Joseph W
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Guided horseback riding adventure at its best. Accommodates all levels of riders. Guides are top notch, providing adequate level of support and safety to guests. Delicious ranch style meal is included in tour. You will be pleased with having selected Rancho Xotolar.

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Reviewed 22 April 2017

Traveling with a large group can be a daunting task, add to that a 5 & 7 year old...now that makes things more interesting. We were there to have a good time, but the kids safety was of the upmost importance. The entire staff made...More

Thank Is S
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I am used to going horse riding in Italy, but the ride at Rancho Xotolar was a truly different experience, and one that I highly recommend! The people at the ranch are the nicest people, especially Felix: after the tour, I felt like I didn't...More

Thank Sere_EB
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The family that owns and runs the ranch is very friendly, professional in explaining everything, and both English and Spanish speaking. The tour is amazing, beautiful views, adrenaline at times if you choose to gallop or you can also go at a slow pace. At...More

Thank Alexandra v
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Truly amazing experience thru breathtaking trails, incredible scenery, with the most amicable and nice people I have seen in a long long time... a must if you are in the San Miguel area.

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

If you love horses and adventure, or even if you have no horse experience,you will thoroughly enjoy an exhilarating ride, visit to a ranch, and authentic and delicious Mexican lunch at Rancho Xotolar. From the moment you arrive, Leo, family members, and guides provide you...More

Thank Judy W
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We took the Half Day Ride, and simply put: the tour exceeding our expectations. Getting from our Airbnb to the ranch could not have been easier, and took 30-40 mins from downtown San Miguel de Allende to the starting point. After a quick tour of...More

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Mamagoose75
How long in total will the half day ride last?
22 January 2017|
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Response from xotolarranch | Property representative |
Hello there! This is Tomas Morin native from Rancho Xotolar! Thank you very much for your interest in visiting us here at this your home! Half Day Excursion/Adventure; including; round trip transport from the staying in San... More
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OkieSusan
We would like to visit Rancho Xotolar on 22 of feb. I have a couple of concerns. 1. I am 59. I do exercise & walk a lot but am not a lightweight! Is there a weight restriction? 2. While we aren't horseback riders, it's the heights that I'm primarily concerned with. I love beautiful vistas, I am worried that the heights might be overwhelming for me. Do other people have issues with this? Do most people overcome it successfully? I think my husband and adult daughter will be fine but would consider letting them go and just waiting for them. It would make me sad to miss it though.
18 January 2017|
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Response from xotolarranch | Property representative |
Hello dear Susan This is Tomas Morin native from Rancho Xotolar! Could you please give me a phone number to call you and talk about the details!! The majority of our visitors aren't riders! They are biginers and at the end... More
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cbtraveler1
What hikes are available? Length and difficulty. Transportation and lunch?
20 December 2016|
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Response from xotolarranch | Property representative |
Hello there! This is Tomas Morin native from Rancho Xotolar! Thank you very much for your interesting in visiting us here at this your home! Either one of hikes that you are mentioned are possible to do it! Package... More
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