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Address: Camino a Zona Arqueologica, Canada de la Virgen, Municipio de Allende. | Rancho El Xotolar, San Miguel de Allende 37755, Mexico
Phone Number: 4151052622
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Description: Welcome to a Working Ranch "El Xotolar", Experience the wide open spaces...
Welcome to a Working Ranch "El Xotolar", Experience the wide open spaces of rural Mexico not like a tourist, but as a member of the Morín Ruiz Family on Xotolar Ranch. You will ride through spectacular countryside with breathtaking views and stunning landscapes.Guides Tomás and Felíx Morín share their vast knowledge and skills while keeping your safety in mind.After your ride, enjoy an authentic ranch "comida" (luncheon) of delicious, freshly prepared specialties of Xotolar Ranch along with a cold "cerveza" (beer).We are not a commercial tour company, but family owned and operated. We offer a variety of beautiful scenic rides in the mountains outside of San Miguel de Allende. We are located adjacent to ancient Pre-Hispanic Toltec Pyramids, that you will be able to clearly watch from the distance. We can prove with ID and history, that all the staff that makes the tours are the true native. Activities: Horseback Riding adventures, Ranch and Rodeo Demonstrations, Camping, Sunset and Evening Adventures Rides, Cattle Drives for Experienced riders. Hiking tour at Cañada de la Virgin Pyramid and much more, ASKING!
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Awesome scenic adventure ride with amazing horses and team from Rancho Xotolar

Tomas and his team at Rancho Xotolar offer an authentic riding experience through amazing terrain and scenery. The horses were matched well to our group and were extremely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Seattle, Washington
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Tomas and his team at Rancho Xotolar offer an authentic riding experience through amazing terrain and scenery. The horses were matched well to our group and were extremely perceptive and worked well together on the trail. Plus a small cattle dog named Lobo ran the entire way with us & epitomized a true working dog who loves what he does.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

From the moment they pick you up at your residence to the moment they bring you back home you know that you are in for a special treat. We felt like we were familial guest and not just paying customers. We did pay about $95USD for what amounts to a 3.5 hr horseback ride, cow milking and an incredible, BIG... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

If you are a fan of horseback riding - do not miss out on this amazing experience! I called while in Mexico and was worked in the following day for a half day ride. Another couple backed out so I had 2 guides to myself. I was picked up from my hotel, driven to the ranch, had some fun interactions... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Our day at Xotolar Ranch was the highlight of our trip to Mexico. Not only did they pick us up from San Miguel but after breakfast we were driven back off the ranch to go on a pyramid tour nearby (which was also fantastic and we would recommend to everybody) and at the end of the tour we were picked... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Extremely family friendly. Vacationed with my wife, son 12, daughter 16 and daughters friend 15. This beautiful massive family ranch has been in the family for generations. To my surprise Tomas, one of the owners picked us up at our rented home and told us the family history as we drove about 30 minutes out of town. We were a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My eight year daughter and I had an amazing time horseback riding with Tomas and his family. From the first moment we met Tomas, we felt welcomed and completely taken care of, his hospitality and kindness is incredible. My daughter is a very beginning rider, and had never trotted or cantered before. On our trail ride, she was able to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

I went to Xotolar ranch with my wife, two daughters and my in laws. I was hesitating about going or riding the horses because my daughters are 1 and 6. I'm glad we went, my 6 year old had her own horse (lluvia) and had the time of her life. They strapped my 1 year old on me really well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

My husband, 18 year-old granddaughter & I had a wonderful experience with Tomas & some of his very large family today. He & approximately 35 of his family members own a large working ranch 35 minutes from SMA. We began by milking a cow & watching the making of blue corn tortillas. Then we mounted our horses & began a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

My husband and I decided to go horseback riding over the weekend. It was undoubtedly one of the major highlights of any of our experiences in Mexico! Tomas picked us up at our place in San Miguel, drove us out to the ranch where Felix let us milk a cow (& ate the cheese that afternoon made from the milk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

My husband and I and our 13-year old son went out with Felix, his son Gustavo and their cousin on a half-day excursion on April 15, 2015. We were picked up on time from our rental house and learned a lot about the ranch and the Morin family. We met some of the lifestock, milked a cow (or tried to)... More 

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Address: Camino a Zona Arqueologica, Canada de la Virgen, Municipio de Allende. | Rancho El Xotolar, San Miguel de Allende 37755, Mexico
Phone Number: 4151052622
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  San Miguel de Allende

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