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Rancho Baaxal

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Address: Maroma beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: +52-(1)-984-145-8962
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This was a nice half day trip. The ranch is quite and the ride to get to it is fun. We traveled from Cancun and used USA transfers. They knew where the place was which was nice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Dover, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This was a nice half day trip. The ranch is quite and the ride to get to it is fun. We traveled from Cancun and used USA transfers. They knew where the place was which was nice and picked up back up right on time. Stephanie and the crew at Rancho were very friendly even though we arrived a little... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This was an amazing experience. Rancho Baaxal is 100 percent women owned and operated and they have only rescue horses. I was privileged to have been matched up with Rey, the Ranch's most abused horse. It felt so nice to contribute to this animal's rehabilitation. But anyway, Steffi and Emily are wonderful guides and company and they even let me... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Myself and my wife wanted to go horse riding whilst on holiday in Mexico, we approached our holiday rep about booking on this excursion, we had see the reviews on trip advisor for ourself for Rancho Baaxal before we left the UK. We was rather disappointed that our holiday rep didn't offer this excursion, so we decided to go it... More 

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Essex
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9 reviews 9 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

My girlfriend and I decided to book with Rancho Baaxal as the thought of trekking through the jungle and on the beach on horseback sounded too good an experience to miss. How right we were! It's all a bit cryptic trying to get to the ranch itself and you half wonder if you're being lead to an ambush or some... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

...to the coolest gem in Playa! What a great story. This is a non profit that houses and takes care of 12 rescue horses. Steffi and Emily are awesome, fun loving, down to earth guides. If you're looking for a tourist trap then go somewhere else! But, if you're looking for an interesting 1.5 hour horseback ride than this is... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

If you are horse loving person, must go! From beginner to advanced riders, there are 3 cowgirls to help you have a great time with the horses. First of all, the ranch is in the real jungle. Imagine, there is not even a bathroom, baño! But I'm not negative at all. What I wanna say is the horses are so... More 

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Flitwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

My husband and I went to Mexico for our honeymoon, and spent an amazing two weeks there, with the best part being the horse riding trip organising by Steffi and her team at Rancho Baaxal. I had actually seen the trip on tripadvisor as something different from the standard commercial trip advertised and as my husband loves horses this seemed... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

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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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

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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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

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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