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Rancho Baaxal

Maroma beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Ranked #16 of 255 activities in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ranchs
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Appleton, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The most amazing horse back ridding experience I have ever had the chance to be a part of! Steffi and Lisa are some very special people with very big hearts that love and care for horses that have either had terrible lives in the past or even to the extent of near death from poor treatment! If you love and... More

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Williamson, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My 19 year old daughter and I were on a trip to the area in the beginning of June. I, like others, researched activities to do in the area and one of the things I wanted to cross off my "bucket list" was to ride a horse on the beach in Mexico. Not only did I get to accomplish this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

After much trawling of the Internet before my trip to Mexico I decided that Rancho Baaxal had ethics that sounded head and shoulders above all the other similar activities on offer in the area. I emailed my interest and was delighted with the prompt, detailed and passionate responses I received from Steffi. Keen to ensure I had the best experience... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Spent a morning at Rancho Baaxal, and had a great time. The horses are all rescued from horrible past lives and situations and are well looked after at the ranch. I would recommend anyone looking for horseriding in this area to book a trip with these guys! Make sure you use plenty of bug spray as the mosquitos are everywhere!!!

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Chico, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We decided to ride at Rancho Baaxal because of the way Lisa and her staff put the horses first, and the great way they started and continue to run their business. The directions we received from Steffi (even though we forgot and left them at home) Sorry Steffi! LOL!! was very easy to follow and we received very fast responses... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Visited Rancho Baaxal on 27th May 2014 whilst on honeymoon. Booked before leaving from the Uk correspondence with Steffi was fast and informative. We looked at many different ranches but decided on this one because of the rave reviews and the way they talked of the horses as family. Everything was well organised and we were given clear instructions on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

I took my two girls ages 11 and 9. I thought it was expensive for a trail ride, but I imagined ourselves galloping down a secluded beach along or into the ocean. That is not it. You stay on the trail even on the beach. They don't want the horses polluting the ocean or the reef. Give them credit for... More

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Claremore, Oklahoma
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

My wife and I went on a ride with Steffi and senors Pancho and Indio in May. We had a geat time. My wife got to gallop/canter Sr. Indio along the beach which she thoroughly enjoyed as she was raised around and riding horses. I am not an equestrian by any means and was content to chillax with Sr. Pancho.... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

It was lovely to see how cared and well looked after the horses were after their ordeals. Im not an experienced rider, however the horses were calm and i felt safe enough to have a canter down the beach. Lisa was lovely and very encouraging. I would definitely recommend it and go again if i was ever in the area.

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San Carlos, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

This is one of the few gems among all ranches as these horses are all special and truly cared for. They each have their story and will be carefully selected for each rider. Lisa and Steffi really care about the Ranch and the animals. The ride leads you to beautiful surroundings along the beach - you are riding in an... More

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