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Address: Calle 3 | Sabana Grande, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Phone Number: 809 320 0498
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A MUST- DO! First Time Ever!

My 15 year old son and I had a great time. We were inexperienced riders, meaning ZERO but now feel totally confident and look forward to going to Lorilar again. Joyce is like... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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Brooklyn, New York
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Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

My 15 year old son and I had a great time. We were inexperienced riders, meaning ZERO but now feel totally confident and look forward to going to Lorilar again. Joyce is like your favorite aunt with tips, tricks and great humor. Crazy Alex and Pedro are the best guides. They are simple AWESOME! I asked a million and one... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Thanks to Joyce and the "boys", as she calls them, we had a great day riding through the woods, hills and even rivers, swimming in the cool lagoon and had delicious home-made lunch... So what that we couldn't walk for the rest of the day, and seat for two more??? That's what lounge chairs on the beach are for -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Great experience, it was a really good choice to see the country. They were all very helpful and were able to answer any questions we had. It was raining the day we went but it did not stop them from showing us a good time. Joyce is a very funny outgoing woman, if you plan on doing this on your... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We went out last week with a group of 11 and had a great time. Meeting Joyce the horse lady was equally as fun as the ride. Don't miss out on this one when you're in Puerto Plata

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Joyce and the staff at Rancho Lorilar are amazing. My experience with Joyce started before we even arrived. We were flying into Santo Domingo and Joyce was extremely helpful in giving me instructions on how to get to Puerto Plata and answered any and every question I had about traveling in the country via email. This ride was by far... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Joyce, the woman that owns it, is hilarious. The tour guides are great, very friendly, helpful, and used to people who may have never ridden before. Experiencing the natural terrain and the amazing view at the top is a must-do. Oh, and don't book it through the tour guides at your hotel, you can easily just go through Joyce by... More 

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Fabulous ride. I have not ridden a horse in years and am very fearful. My husband wanted to try this ride and thanks to the reviews I read I gave it a try. Joyce greats everyone so welcoming; remembering everyones name; and giving very helpful instructions for the novice rider!!. And the crew who lead the ride could not have... More 

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

From start to finish, our experience with Rancho Lorilar was exceptional. Joyce was prompt with our reservation and providing us with directions, as we drove our own vehicle to the ranch. The whole team was fun and friendly and the horses knew exactly what to do…no riding experience required. Our half-day excursion included beautiful scenery, a break for drinks, and... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This was a great way to see the real Dominican – little villages, nature and surroundings in a non rushed way. I think it’s definitely worth to add an extra hour or so for a full day trip. The views during the ride were outstanding ranging from high on the hills vistas to beautiful river and countryside. Horses are very... More 

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We had a fantastic 1/2 day trip from start to finish it was fabulous. Joyce and her team are great. The horses are well cared for and respond easily - we had not ridden before but within 5 minutes of arriving at the ranch were put at ease and once we set off it was fun all the way. The... More 

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