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Hanna Stables

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The best activity we did in Belize!

What an incredible place! We managed to book last minute, and everything from the hospitality... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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So much fun!

We had an incredible experience on the horseback trail ride to Xunantunich! Our guide was William... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Hanna Stables offers horseback riding, adventure tourism and eco-farm stay for travelers of all ages and abilities in the San Ignacio, Belize area. One of the country's oldest horseback riding establishments, Hanna Stables is currently operated by...more
Mile 71 Western, San Ignacio, Belize
+501 661-1536
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What an incredible place! We managed to book last minute, and everything from the hospitality, organisation and value were excellent! Being picked up and dropped off was a real bonus, as was the delicious lunch, but the stars of the show were the beautiful horses,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an incredible experience on the horseback trail ride to Xunantunich! Our guide was William and he was so accommodating and made sure we got all the pictures we wanted! The trail to get there was beautiful because it was partly next to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Our family had booked the Xunantunich horseback ride tour since our daughter enjoys riding horses. When we got to the stable and started mounting our horses, my wife knew she wouldn't be able to overcome her fear of riding and asked if she could walk...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tony M
Reviewed September 20, 2018

On the advice of our friend David, from David's adventures (also a good recommendation) we came to Hanna's stables. We were picked up and taken away from / to the center of San Ignacio to the stables. Once there, 3 beautiful horses were saddled ready....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

I spent a wonderful week in Belize and crossed off another item on my bucket list... horseback riding. I can’t even put into words how beautiful the Cayo District is. I spent a gorgeous Saturday morning with Jimmy, my amazing tour guide and trusted companion...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

We very much enjoyed the ride from the stables to Xunantunich. Half of the ride is through fields, woods, and along a river. Some of the ride is along a roadside which is less interesting but the kids still enjoyed being on horses. Our guide...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

Jimmy guided the trip to Xunantunich along the river making the ride lively and interesting. Impressed with the care they took to accommodate a 7 year old boy who had never ridden. By the end of the day he was leading the way back and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wendy Y
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Having already seen the ruins, we just did the farm ride which turned out great. It was a little shorter (90 min) and proportionally less expensive than I thought when I set things up on the phone -- but they fit us in at short...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

Two tours in one: Great horseback ride along river and to the ruins. Great half day trip that ends with a delicious lunch in the farmhouse. Jimmy our guide was awesome, very knowledgeable about the ruins and history of the country. He made our day...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank johncole2018
Reviewed August 12, 2018

The horses were well cared for, well behaved, and matched to riders ability. Our guide was patient and ensured the safety of all his guests.

Date of experience: August 2018
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January 11, 2018|
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Response from Lauren H | Reviewed this property |
A1: Hanna Stables is very good with local pick-ups especially in San Ignacio - contact them directly to arrange it. A2: The ruin tour I took was a ride to the ruins, and then you leave the horses, and explore the ruins on... More
Amy S
January 23, 2017|
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Response from Kazoofamily | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is a popular tourist attraction (in an otherwise non -descript town) and anyone can eat there.
Galia G
June 24, 2015|
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Response from sagafrontier | Reviewed this property |
My girlfriend and I stayed there for 3 days and nights. It was an exquisite experience, seeing as how it was our first time vacationing on a farm. There were so many wonderful excursions, food was top notch of Belize (farm... More
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How does this itinerary sound? Missing anything crucial? (4 Replies)
We are visiting with family of 4 in July. My daughter is 20 and my son is 11. Day 1 Fly into Belize City-Rent car and drive to San Ignacio stopping at Zoo on the way Day 2 Zipline Calico Jacks & Swim at Big Rock Falls Day 3 ATM Day 4 Hanna Stables ride to Xunantunich Day 5 Waterfall Cave Expedition at Ian Andersons Day 6 Drive to Belize city for flight to Ambergris stopping at Blue Hole Park on the way Day 7 Relax, eat & drink Day 8 Private tour snorkel at Hol-Chan/Shark Alley...More
March 23, 2014|
Response fromyucatan07|
While Tikal is probably one of the most impressive Mayan Ruins one can see, I wouldn't recommend it if everyone is not going to appreciate it. Plus to really see Tikal, I'd recommend at least 3 days at the site. If everyone has a good time at Xunantunich, you could squeeze in the ruins of Cahal Pech. It is just up the road from your hotel. Also, not far from the BC airport is Altun Ha, a small site worth seeing.