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Address: Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico

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First horseback riding experience

This was my first horseback Riding experience on the beach for an hour, at Playa Larga. A little bit nervy, but turned out well. Use insect repellent before going on the ride... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2015
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Mississauga, Canada
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Burnsville, Minnesota
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I have always wanted to ride a horse on the beach and my dream came true in Ixtapa. It was just the two of us with a guide and it was fabulous. Riding up and down the Beautiful beach across from Ixtapa island. Tranquil & Breathtaking.

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canada
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We had a great time riding on Playa Larga. My 5 yr old son had his own horse, first time and he loved it. they gave him a calm horse. Other than a dog that bit and tried to anger our horses, it was a really nice time. Our leader took very good care of us. Ride int he morning,... More 

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Howell, Michigan
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Great time! Friendly guides, great horses and great location! Guides were great with my younger son, who had never ridden alone. I would recommend this.

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Mississauga, Canada
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This was my first horseback Riding experience on the beach for an hour, at Playa Larga. A little bit nervy, but turned out well. Use insect repellent before going on the ride. I was bitten a lot, altho my friend was not!

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New Orleans
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I actually didn't ride in Ixtapa proper, but a bit south and a bit north. Terrific combo of jungles and beaches, great wildlife viewing, stops for beers, and cheap, with good guides (I speak Spanish, not sure if they spoke any English). You just arrange it right on the beaches and go. $15 per hour or so.

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106 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We booked a horseback and snorkeling trip through IxtapDayTrips.com, and it was 100% worth it. All week long I thought we were simply going to Ixtapa Island, directly in front of Club Med, but I was happily surprised. Our guide picked us up at Club Med in a modern SUV at 8:30AM and drove us 25 minutes south to the... More 

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Pointe du Bois, Manitoba, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Nice quiet beach. No people around. The bugs in the bush were bad. Stay out on the beach. First area in Mexico with no garbage on the beach at all.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Had a great time beachfront riding. Got dropped off on the beach for a nice Mexican meal. Eight of us in our group, with two guides who took our pictures. Good value.

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St Louis Missouri
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Beautiful long almost private beach with huge waves. Horses gentle and you ride up the road a bit to the beach and long ride on the beach then into magnificent coconut palm groves, butterflies flit about. Back to the beach for the ride back to the stables. If you request more than a gentle ride you will get what you... More 

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I enjoyed the personalized tour, the lack of helmets for youngsters was a bit concerning but the guides are very safe and professional

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Address: Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Guerrero  >  Zihuatanejo  >  Ixtapa

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