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Rancho Lorilar

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Address: Calle 3 | Sabana Grande, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Phone Number: 809 320 0498
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Fun day for the whole family

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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 NEW

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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

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
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We went on this trip as a part of our honeymoon to the Dominican. To be honest we were probably looking forward more to the Paradise Island trip. How wrong we were. This was without doubt the best fun we had on our holiday trip-wise. Neither my wife or I had ever ridden before but we were straight up on... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We signed up for the half-day excursion and it was fantastic. They have horses for every level of rider and the people are just great! Be warned though, the horses (and the guides) love to splash through the streams so dress for adventure. Spare bananas for the horses are always appreciated.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

If you ever thought about horseback riding this is the place to try it. This ranch is one of the best ones I have been too. I am an experienced rider and I was impressed with the horses and their equipment. My daughter however has not been on a horse and they matched the horse to her experience level. The... More 

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