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Address: San Miguel de Allende 37880, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 415 105 2622
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Welcome to a Working Ranch "El Xotolar", Experience the wide open...

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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We're so pleased we booked this trail ride experience. The countryside is dramatic and the ride goes down into a deep canyon. But even as an inexperienced rider I felt completely... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Frankfort, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We're so pleased we booked this trail ride experience. The countryside is dramatic and the ride goes down into a deep canyon. But even as an inexperienced rider I felt completely safe the entire time. Great staff and gentle horses. This family/community does everything in traditional style do you get a real taste of Mexican life. (We literally milked the... More 

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Natick, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

I recently had the wonderful experience of spending an afternoon at the Xotolar Ranch, traversing the rugged and breathtaking terrain on horseback. The ride was expertly guided by Felix Marin who could not have done more to make the afternoon more enjoyable. While giving our small group pointers on horsemanship, Felix also delighted us by sharing natural lore, taking photos... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

My wife and I spent a wonderful day at Rancho Xotolar today with Tomás. He picked us up and when we arrived at the ranch, he showed us around the farm where he grew up and his family still lives. It was very interesting to see the workings of the farm and we were able to see the cheese being... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

My husband and I rode horses and enjoyed lunch with the folks at Rancho Xotolar. The food was outstanding and the people in the kitchen even let me come in to take pictures and hear about what they were serving. We had a lot of fun riding the very well trained horses. The trails on their property are so beautiful.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

I was here with my husband; I have to say I was a little bit scared when we galloped first time, however Mr Felix made me feel confident I could do it. It's a great experience highly recommend!! The owners are just great persons.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

The 2.5 hour is amazing and well worth the price of 80 dollars USA. Great scenery. Be prepared for a long ride and able to sit in the saddle for 2 hours. We went into a canyon. Did some galloping. And had a nice meal upon return. The guides has excellent control over the groups speed the whole time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

We recently traveled with our 10 year old twins to San Miguel de Allende. Without hesitation, they would say that the highlight of the trip was the horseback riding at Rancho Xotolar. It was a wonderful experience the whole way through, from the personal pickup at our hotel, to the terrific guides (one for each rider! and we were the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

We went at the advice of some friends that had been with other friends several times. Tomas picked us up at the archeological sight we had experienced earlier. He was the nicest guy...warm, charming and an excellent host. When we arrived he showed us around, made us smile and introduced us to his brothers. Others there had just returned from... More 

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Chur, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

We spent such a great day at the ranch, it was incredible. I really recommend it to everybody who is going to San Miguel de Allende. The view during the tour is incredible, we enjoyed it so much to be in the middle of the nature. We just enjoyed the calm and the piece of this trip. The picked us... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

We had an amazing experience at Rancho Xotolar and I would recommend it to anyone looking for a unique way to experience Mexico. We took an amazing two-and-a-half hour ride through the beautiful canyons outside of San Miguel de Allende, descended steep mountain paths, galloped through rivers, ate cactus berries and tuna fruits, saw eagles, ancient ruins, and got to... More 

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