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Address: Maroma beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: +52-(1)-984-145-8962
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My girlfriend and myself cannot explain how happy we were that we chose to do this!! If you're planning or even thinking about going horseback riding in Playa do not hesitate to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

My girlfriend and myself cannot explain how happy we were that we chose to do this!! If you're planning or even thinking about going horseback riding in Playa do not hesitate to book this now! You will not at all be disappointed one bit! I am not experienced at all (have only been one or two times) but was not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We LOVED Rancho Baaxal. Steffi and Emily were our knowledgeable, friendly and experienced guides through the jungle and on the beach. They paired my husband and me with really cool horses with perfect personalities for each of us. Awesome mission to rescue these amazing creatures from lives of cruelty and starvation to give them lives with meaning, purpose, and love.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

My husband and I booked a private tour for our 10 year anniversary with Steffi and Emilly and we had a wonderful time! They truly care for the horses and it shows. The beach was absolutely beautiful! My husband and I have different experience levels with horses and they tailored the ride to fit both of us. So far this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We visited on the 7th April and it was a Great experience from start to finish. Steffi and the teams passion and commitment for the horses under their care is inspirational. This is not a large corporate ranch but a small nit team. The ride and horses were tailored to individual capabilities and as a complete novice could not have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We booked this trip prior to leaving the UK (staying at Azul Fives) and glad we did as we had others from our hotel who were interested and it was fully booked (not surprisingly). I am experienced rider but my husband is a novice and my 9 year old has only ridden once and we all had perfect horses for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

If you're looking for a serene hack on a trusty mount over white sands then this is the place for you. Huge thanks to the girls for a spectacular morning. My girlfriend, who is an experienced rider fell in love with her horse whilst as a beginner, mine was patient, steady and yet I still felt I was in control.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

If you are looking for a true local horseback riding experience this is it!! The ranch is operated by a group of women who care very deeply about each horse they have rescued. Steffi provides very detailed directions to get to the ranch. Once you arrive at the Ranch you will see how their horses are their top priority. During... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This excursion starts off in the middle of nowhere, but after you get on your horses and walk through the jungle and on the beach, it is priceless!!!! We enjoyed talking with Steffi and Emily, and they were awesome hosts!!! Not very many people know of this place that even live in Mexico, but that was fine by me. Going... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We decided to go horseback riding on our honeymoon. My wife had always wanted to go so we made arrangements with Rancho Baaxal. Steffi greeted us upon arrival. She was great throughout the whole trip. She had a lot of knowledge about the horses and Mexico. She taught us how to ride the horses and guided us through a wooded... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We visited Rancho Baaxal on March 18, 2015. We were greeted immediately by friendly staff at the ranch, Steffi and Emily. They made us feel like friends immediately. Steffi took the time to explain the personalities of each horse that we would be riding on and how to best manage their personalities. There were only two other people with us,... More 

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