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Rancho Baaxal

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Awesome afternoon!

My wife and I had an absolutely awesome afternoon trail ride today! Lisa was very helpful in our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
724allanh
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Prince Albert, Canada
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A Wonderful Private Tour

So glad I found this place to go trail riding. Our guides Stephanie and Alex gave us a great... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2018
neyney96
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had an absolutely awesome afternoon trail ride today! Lisa was very helpful in our email conversations and Alex & Stephanie were excellent guides. The scenery was really great, as always so much better than just a drive! The trails were very...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 724allanh
Reviewed December 9, 2018

So glad I found this place to go trail riding. Our guides Stephanie and Alex gave us a great experience and it was also lovely getting to know them on our private tour. It is amazing to see that they really care about their rescue...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank neyney96
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Taking a break from the hot sun and beach to ride horses was a perfect day. Well cared for a loved horses made the experience even better. We did the private ride and this was ideal for our varying riding levels. I HIGHLY recommend!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank vbshoegirl
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Cecile our guide was an excellent horsewoman and provided great recommendations. The trail through the jungle was beautiful and the horses were clean, friendly and healthy.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carla S
Reviewed August 9, 2018

We were a group of 6 with varying degrees of experience with horses. Cebil(sp?) cares so much about what she is doing and providing for the horses you can feel that this not just some commercial venture. We talked openly about how she has access...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank SoCal_Explorer
Reviewed July 7, 2018

I did this tour with my Wife and Daughter and it was the highlight of our vacation in Playa. Cecile and Paco were our guides and they were awesome. They were patient and informative and we enjoyed their company. The horses are so well cared...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

I arranged for myself and husband to visit rancho baaxal, I have had horses for over 30 years but my husband doesn't ride so I was worried that that they wouldn't be quiet enough but still not be too quiet for me. We were matched...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank YOYOTANZI161
Reviewed June 23, 2018

My daughter and I had a wonderful experience at Baaxal Rancho. Very well kept horses and very knowledgeable staff. WE rode through the jungle and water holes......The rancho dogs came along for the ride as well.......Highly recommend this trip to all..........We are glad we went............>>>Charles...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Charles S
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

My first time on a horse. Wonderful morning. Cubano, a laid back hippy male took care of me. The stop during the trek was interesting, wildlife facts and history of the area. Our group was small, we were able to talk at length as to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank missesn2014
Reviewed April 23, 2018

I came here in 2016 with my mum - see previous review. In August '17 I took my little sister and we had the most incredible time! Like last time, the staff were amazing, the horses were happy and healthy, and the ride was wonderful....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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guardmom18
November 3, 2018|
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Response from rancho_baaxal | Property representative |
Hi guardmom18, First of all my apologies for the late reply - for some reason I did not see your question until now. We are currently working on updating our website as we are no longer operating on our old beach location... More
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Cosmopolitan454363
August 28, 2018|
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Response from rancho_baaxal | Property representative |
Hi tasharaylene, Thank you for your message. Our rides are suitable for all levels of experience. I am not sure what you mean by "real trail riding", but maybe you can explain that further? I hope we get to see you at our... More
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melvicarr
Salinas, California
Colectivos from Akumal to Maroma Beach (2 Replies)
We will be going to Mexico for our 1st time next week, and have learned a lot from the forum on tripadvisor. We are staying in Akumal, and want to go to Rancho Baaxal (who describe their location as next to Maroma Beach and in the Riviera Maya). I believe that it is about a 40 minute drive North of Akumal. Can we take a Colectivo all the way there? Or do we need to take a combination of taxi and Colectivo? Thanks
December 14, 2014|
Response fromtie_dye_guy|
Colectivos north or south of Playa run independently , so I am sure you will have to get off at the stop in Playa and transfer to a north bound one.
DreamChaser0905
London, Ontario
Cab fare from ADO bus stn downtown to Rancho rancho baaxal? (0 Replies)
I've searched for an answer to this, but haven't found the answer on the forum. Any idea what cab fare would run for 2 - 4 pax from downtown ADO bus station to Rancho Baaxal??
January 07, 2016|
eirefire22
Denver, Colorado
Transportation to Rancho Baaxal (0 Replies)
Hello! We will be staying at Live Aqua from July 8-12, and would really like to go riding at Rancho Baaxal. I know they don't offer transportation and are a distance away - what would you recommend for transportation options (estimated $$ would be great, too!) thanks!
June 21, 2012|