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Tierra Chamahua EcoAdventures at Rancho Los Banos

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Stonewall, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend Maureen and I had a wonderful time at the ranch and a lot of laughs. The staff are a lot of fun and that means you.. Chico, Victor, Lucy, Juan, and Marren. I always felt safe and comfortable with the challenging rides. The horses were very surefooted and responsive, the scenery was beautiful with a new ride every...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent a week in mid-January at the ranch and rode from 5-6 hours a day. It was a truly great experience. Don Manuel put me at ease from the moment we met at the border until the day I left. The horses are amazing - strong, steady and never once wavered as we went up and down the hills...

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Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I had only a few criteria in mind for a last minute holiday: Good riding on well cared for horses in a remote region. Not a lot of other guests. Silence. Oh, and lots of stars at night. Rancho Los Banos delivered all of this and more. The trip in/out couldn't have been easier (note the drive from Tucson to...

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Reviewed 10 January 2017

I traveled to Rancho los Banos with a friend in January 2017, and had an absolutely amazing trip. We are experienced riders, and wanted to do a bucket-list trail riding trip together. Rancho los Banos gave us exactly the experience we were looking for. It is a rural ranch (if you're looking for luxury and fine amenities, keep looking), and...

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Reviewed 10 January 2017

Rancho Los Banos was the perfect getaway for two lifelong friends looking for an escape from work and stress. Everything, from the company to the rides and daily adventures, was amazing. If you are a rider, then this is the place for you. The terrain and long rides were rewarding and challenging. Plus, as a soon-to-be veterinarian and animal lover,...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Rancho Los Banos is an amazing place! The scenery was magnificent and the view from horseback made it even more spectacular. We love horse adventures and Rancho Los Banos gets high marks for healthy, sure-footed, well-trained, and trustworthy horses. The horses carried us high in the mountains over steep, rocky trails without missing a step. Our guide, Fransua, provided a...

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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Our family had the wonderful experience of staying at Rancho Los Baños right before Christmas 2016. Our expectations were not only met, but far exceeded in every aspect. Not only were our hosts, Manuel and his family, attentive to all our needs, the entire staff at this magnificent Ranch had us charmed from the beginning to the end. After an...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We traveled here with our two kids, aged 10 and 13, in winter 2016-17, and stayed five full days. Like others have said, this is a remarkable location - very remote, very beautiful, and very special. No internet or phone connectivity, rationed electricity, and spartan accommodations. But, good food, plenty of friendly hosting, lots of things to talk about, and...

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TierraChamahua, Owner at Tierra Chamahua EcoAdventures at Rancho Los Banos, responded to this review

Jim and his family were terrific guests, and we had a lovely time with them. We thank Jim for his warm embrace and review of the Rancho, the vast majority of which we feel fair and balanced and quite representative of his visit. We sympathized with the family for their case of bad luck related to the weather, with two...

Katherine, Australia
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I are cattle people from Australia and wanted to see some form of ranching/farming without being feeling obligated to purchase anything (such as genetics) - Tierra Chamahua EcoAdventures was exactly what we were after. What we saw and was able to participate in was 100% authentic with the luxury of our own cabin to boot. The food...

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New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Rancho Los Banos is an absolute must... I went for a week by myself at the end of October and it was an awesome experience... Everyone there went above and beyond to see that I had a good time, extremely friendly, food was delicious and the rooms were very comfortable and modern. I will definitely be returning here and highly...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rancho Los Banos is a 30,000 acre privately owned nature preserve and adventure travel guest ranch located at the foot of the Sierra Madre, a mere 55 miles south of the southeast Arizona town of Douglas in safe, secure northeast Sonora. Here you will find some of the most pristine, secluded and scenic land anywhere. We offer stunning landscapes, world-class hiking and horseback riding, trekking, birding, wildlife spotting, jeep ecotours, lake and river kayaking, stargazing, fishing, mountain biking, great porching, delicious Mexican food and comfortable accommodations. The ranch has miles of stunning box canyons, high sierras and riparian riverbeds. It borders 20 mile long Lake Angostura and amazing Bavispe River. The sheer vastness of this land will enchant you and our hospitality and service will make for a great vacation. Experience adventure travel at its very best at Mexico's premiere guest ranch. ... more   less 

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Address: Rancho Los Banos | northeast Sonora, 242242, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Northern Mexico > Sonora
Price Range: $131 - $262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
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