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Address: 350 Mayan Ranch Rd, Bandera, TX 78003
Phone Number: 830-796-3312
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Fantastic place to chill for a few days

this was a great few days and exactly what we were expecting. The cabins in the woods are great and the cowboy delivering coffee in the morning whilst sitting on the porch... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 20, 2014
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San Antonio, Texas
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227 reviews 227 reviews
45 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I have to qualify my four stars. We were looking for a place to host our foreign executives, so we stayed here to check out the amenities. Fun? Yes! Upscale? Nope. We decided that we'd bring our family and friends here, but for executives, it didn't serve our needs. This place is best suited for kids outings, tourists wanting a... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

this was a great few days and exactly what we were expecting. The cabins in the woods are great and the cowboy delivering coffee in the morning whilst sitting on the porch watching deer grazing a few feet away was super good. Breakfast at the river was also a good thing to do at least once. The trail rides twice... More 

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Muleshoe, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We stayed here one night. We had live Texas country n western music. The smoked turkey they served here is about the best I have ever had. It was very moist and had a unique flavor profile that was delicious. The cabins are rustic but comfortable. We saw numerous deer running around. The Hicks family and staff were "down home"... More 

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Liverpool
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This was the highlight of our Texas trip. We loved the ranch and especially the Hicks family who are the friendliest people in Texas. Cabins are lovely and very homely it is great to wake up to find young deer grazing outside. The horse riding is good and the horses are very sweet and easy to ride. We had some... More 

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Brazoria, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My family and I have been going here every summer for 23 years. The food is great and there is lots of activities like horse back riding, swimming, and lots of good programs for the grand kids. What really makes it great is the Hicks family that run the ranch. They have almost become like part of our family and... More 

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Louisiana
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62 reviews 62 reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I just came back from spending a week at the Mayan Ranch. It is a family owned and run operation. The Hicks family go completely out of their way to provide each and every person with a top notch experience. My wife and I took our two granddaughters who were continuously entertained with activities about the ranch; including a large,... More 

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missouri city, tx
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86 reviews 86 reviews
18 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I have been here 4 or 5 times over the years and it always feels like coming home. Yes, the food is incredible…no sandwiches for lunch, incredible breakfasts, lunches and dinners. Timmy does a FANTASTIC job with the "Cowboy Breakfast" he slaves over the fire starting at dawn so we can just ride in and eat a perfect breakfast. The... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

At almost the last minute, we decided to book a spring break at the Mayan Ranch. Timing is everything and we secured the last room due to a cancellation a few minutes prior. You will be well fed and entertained…but the beauty of this ranch comes from the intangibles. In the lobby, you can read the rewards, look at the... More 

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Gosport, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Just home from our 6th visit to this fantastically friendly place. The Hicks family run ranch is about as friendly as you will find anywhere in the world.From start to finish all your holiday will be fun filled, well fed, busy or relaxing as you make it. The horses are great for absolute beginners as well as more experienced riders... More 

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quinlan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

I have been going to the Mayan Ranch since the 80's. I just spent four days. Two days I was the only guest at the Ranch and then two other friends I had brought last year joined me. It continues to be a treat and a trip into the cowboy era of Texas. The food is good and plentiful. The... More 

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