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Address: Maroma beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: +52-(1)-984-145-8962
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Amazing ride on the beach

This place is amazing. Most of the horses are rescues and are cared for very well. Steffi is wonderful and very friendly. The horses are of a good weight and seem happy to work... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2011
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

This place is amazing. Most of the horses are rescues and are cared for very well. Steffi is wonderful and very friendly. The horses are of a good weight and seem happy to work. They are very safe and I would recommend this place to anyone! Definitely something that is a must do in Playa!!! :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2011

I would recommend this to anyone, novice or experienced rider alike. Steffi and her Mexican colleague were great guides and obviously really love and know the horses. Small groups only, just the four of us, make this a really personal experience. The gallop was a great experience, we were nervous as it was our first time but by the time... More 

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2011

Steph was our tour leader and she was great. Very laid back and accomodating. This ranch is worth the money and time. It is real people working there with no gimicks, just horse back riding. Definitely visit if interested in horse back riding, but bring some bug spray! Enjoy!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2011

Recently did an afternoon tour at Rancho Baaxal. Booked in advance thru website & Lisa was very efficient and helpful & even arranged for a taxi to pick us up and return us to our hotel. We are a family of 4 and it was just us on the tour with our Guide Steffi & another helper (apologies I can’t... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2011

My husband and I absolutely loved riding the horses. The scenery was beautiful and Steffy was so sweet and helpful. The horses were great and I felt comfortable the whole time. I would do it again and would recommend it to others. Great time!

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Uppsala, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2011

My family and I visited Mayakoba and Playa del Carmen in November 2010, and were fortunate enough to book an excursion at Rancho Baaxal one sunny afternoon. We had spoken to the ranch manager, Lisa, on several occasions, and she was more than helpful, providing detailed instructions on how to get there and suggesting different times that would accomodate our... More 

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Youngstown, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2011

My wife and I were drawn here because this ranch's horses are rescues from bad situations. Here they are well cared for and doted on. Rather inexpensive trip through the mangrove and secluded beach. "Chelango" provided me a good ride.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2011

I grew up trail riding in the mountains of Pennsylvania, but my fiance had never been on a horse before, and we had so much fun! We had amazing guide and the horses are so well trained. Steffy took time with everyone to explain the basics of riding and (my favorite part!) let you know about the personality of the... More 

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2011

I have been riding for little over 12 months and my husband has never ridden, we were told about this experience by a work colleague and we are so glad we book it. The horses are amazing and all have thier own story, my Horse was called 'Nay' and my husbands 'Chilango', the riding school I ride and help out... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2011

We are first time riders so we didn't know for sure how we would handle the horses, but they are very well trained and have very nice personalities. Stephanie was a great guide along with her other guide. They were very pleasant, teaching us everything we needed to know, and helping along the way when necessary. Could not ask for... More 

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