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Address: West End, Honduras
Phone Number: 011 (504) 9687-1067
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Description: Horseback riding tours

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A nice ride on a secluded sandy beach with good horses.

A nice island stable with reasonable horses. Trails are through the tropical forest and down to the beach. They have full moon night rides, but check the schedule on their web... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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Owings Mills, Maryland
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Owings Mills, Maryland
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49 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

A nice island stable with reasonable horses. Trails are through the tropical forest and down to the beach. They have full moon night rides, but check the schedule on their web site for days available. I would make arrangements in advance, just a day or so before. Just off the main road between sandy bay and the West End. They... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Everything we asked for we got and more! Three out of 8 wanted to ride while the others wanted snorkeling. Dixon Tours Driver Corvin waited for us as we ported. Dropped three for riding in which Shirkee was an unbelievable guide into the mangroves and beach at many points. He had so many stories to tell and all so wonderful.... More 

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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We were so excited for this adventure. After several emails with Roosmaten, our entire experience was detailed....as she gave us several choices. Roosmaten was always very attentive and helpful. The Dixon tour rep was promptly waiting for us at our designated port spot. Our driver, Corbin, was amazing. He spoke perfect English and was always concerned for our best interest!... More 

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

My friend Tara and I enjoyed our ride so much. Our guide Sharky was a great guy and you could tell he really loved his horses. He took us on the beach and through the woods and told us the history. The weather was beautiful and he made sure we got back to town ok. Great experience. Thanks for the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This was an excellent experience. We arrived at the ranch and met Sharkie and Kayla. It was my first time horse back riding, so I was a little nervous. They gave us a quick lesson on how to control the horses and off we went. The horses were very well trained and behaved. We never felt unsafe. Sharkie and Kayla... More 

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Rolling Hills Estates, California
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We went with El Rancho Barrio Dorcas after reading other reviews and we were super happy we did!! After hopping off the Carnival Splendor in Roatan, our driver -- Gerilee -- greeted us with a huge smile and great conversation! During the drive, he talked about the island that he grew up on and the changes over the past 10... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Was on a Royal Caribbean Cruise and we decided that we would go Horseback Riding in Roatan. i found El Rancho online, and read the reviews and decided to give it a go. It was great, we rode Trigger and Gerald. our guide Sharkey was great. he took us throught the jungle and trails thru his land where he grew... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My family (2 kids - 7 & 9 YO) took at morning ride with Shorkey (the owner) during our week in Roatan. Shorkey made sure that we were all on horses that were suited to our riding ability - and make sure my 7 YO was safe when we were near traffic! We had a great ride through the jungle... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We found El Rancho on tripadvisor and decided this is how we wanted to spend our time on Roatan during our cruise stop. We started e-mailing with the owner and got everything setup with her ahead of time including the taxi/guide for the day. Everything was well explained to us and went exactly as planned. Shirkie got us all setup... More 

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Gulfport, MS
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42 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

My daughter and I went on a tour with Victor Bodden while in Roatan and selected this ranch as one of the things we would do while we were in port for the day. We had so much fun!! Our guide took us along the streets of the city and along the beach. We even walked in the beautiful clear... More 

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