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Address: Maroma beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: +52-(1)-984-145-8962
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Horseback Riding on our Honeymoon

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

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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North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

My husband and I have just returned from our fantastic vacation in Playa del Carmen. One of the highlights of our trip was 2 excursions with Rancho Baaxal. We were fortunate enough to be in Playa during the full moon and were able to take advantage of the full moon ride offered by the Ranch as well as a day... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This has to be one of the best experiences ever! I hadn't ridden for over 30 years and my other half hadn't ever ridden. After a short questionnaire Steffi and Emily chose the perfect horses for us, Pantero and Indio who are both absolutely gorgeous. You are put at ease straight away and feel completely safe. Hard hats are available... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Where to start - there is so much! I purchased a gift certificate for a Christmas present in 2014 and the girls at Rancho Baaxal personally made the invite - not just something plain and boring, they created it just for me. I wasn't able to attend however, my girlfriend, who is an avid horse rider, absolutely loved it. Riding... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This will always be remembered as the highlight of our trip by our 9 year granddaughter. We visited the ranch from south of Playa Del Carmen and like another reviewer, no one had heard of it. Including the taxi driver (although the Ranch provides Spanish driving directions). So a little nervous but for no reason. Steffi and Cecile were wonderful... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Totally personal, non touristic, great experience! Horses were awesome, the girls were very nice, but informative. They were interested in the well being of us as guests and the animals are treated with Royalty! Thank you Steffi and Emily!

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We visited Rancho Baaxal on February 24, 2015 and it truly was a highlight of our time in Playa del Carmen. The horses were very well taken care of, and I love the specific attention the guides gave to each rider, recognizing the wide range of experience of the riders in our group of 6. From the youngest who had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I came across Rancho Baaxal on Trip Advisor & booked it right before I left for Playa del Carmen. Steffi was so accommodating when I had to switch the tour time at the last minute. She & Emily are so friendly & wonderful guides. You can see how much they love what they do & how much they love the... More 

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Woodinville, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

My husband, daughter, and I booked this online prior to heading to Playa del Carmen. I was a little nervous, as no one really knew of this place at the Resort we were staying at 20 minutes away. However, as soon as we arrived, I knew we were going to have a great experience. The guides were incredible, and I... More 

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