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Finca Xetuc

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Beautiful experience!

I stayed with Nancy and Jim for just one night and did a morning ride - being at their place is... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
ZCDinNYC
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New York City, New York
Beautiful compound, gracious hosts

We traveled by boat from our stay across the lake at Villa Sumaya-Nancy met us at the waters edge... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2018
edwardbatcheller
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Westhampton, New York
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Highway to San Pedro La Laguna, 7 kms from Santiago | Highway to San Pedro La Laguna, Santiago Atitlan 07019, Guatemala
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

I stayed with Nancy and Jim for just one night and did a morning ride - being at their place is like being in a dream (pet deer included!) I loved staying in their beautiful home, full of incredible artifacts and built beautifully into the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Nancy M, Owner at Finca Xetuc, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

Your comments are very much appreciated and pleased you enjoyed your stay. We hope you will return another time.

Reviewed March 19, 2018

We traveled by boat from our stay across the lake at Villa Sumaya-Nancy met us at the waters edge with her Trooper, and drove us to their home where her husband Jim greeted us with nice small and a twinkle in his welcoming eyes. They...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Nancy M, Owner at Finca Xetuc, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2018

We were pleased to have you all here, enjoyed hearing of your activities and look forward to your next visit, especially now you know what to expect.

Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

We were two couples and had no idea what to expect. This finca was built by Jim and Nancy M. from the ground up. Construction is native rock all split and hauled by this creative owner/designer/dreamer. It won’t disappoint. Opt for the main floor suite....More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Nancy M, Owner at Finca Xetuc, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2018

You were not a disappointment to us. We enjoyed your humor and your relaxed and fun attitudes. Hope you will return one day.

Reviewed January 16, 2018 via mobile

We rode at three locations, and this was the only enjoyable one, where horses are healthy, happy and responsive. Jim and Nancy are very friendly and engaging in their respective roles, exuding warmth and hospitality, including a tour of their beautiful home. The ride up...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Nancy M, Owner at Finca Xetuc, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2018

Thank you for you respond. Glad you enjoyed our horses and hope you find time to return.

Reviewed May 21, 2017

This was our first time horseback riding, and it set a very high bar. We did the breakfast ride, and the experience was the highlight of our trip to Guatemala. Jim taught us the basics of horseback riding and made sure we felt comfortable as...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Nancy M, Owner at Finca Xetuc, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2017

We are so happy you took our tour and learned how to ride. It was a pleasure to have you here and look forward to your next trip back.

Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the ride and especially breakfast and conversation with the hosts Jim and Nancy. Good communication through email to arrange the ride and pick up at the boat docks.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Nancy M, Owner at Finca Xetuc, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2017

It was a pleasure to have you here and await your next visit.

Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

We met Nancy today in Santiago and had a wonderful ride on calm and sure footed horses. Her husband Jim walked us to the road that leads up the mountain and greeted us there on our return. The view up high of the lake was...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Nancy M, Owner at Finca Xetuc, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2017

Thank you for your kind response and appreciated your time with us. Hope you will be back another day.

Reviewed October 27, 2016

We found out about Finca Xetuc through the house we were staying at in Santa Catarina, across Lake Atitlan. My daughter contacted Nancy via email before our trip and was able to have many questions answered about what all was included with the ride before...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Nancy M, Owner at Finca Xetuc, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2016

Thank you for your very kind response and to let people know what they can enjoy when looking for an outing at Lake Atitlan.

Reviewed August 1, 2016

I have travelled across the world for business and pleasure and staying at Jim & Nancy and the Dog's : ) space was something special. Let's start with the place...which is simply first rate and off the beaten path for those who value character over...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Nancy M, Owner at Finca Xetuc, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2016

Thank you for relaying your experience so others can know. Hope to see you back again.

Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

My husband & I had a superb visit to Finca Xetuc with Jim & Nancy! We booked the suite and the afternoon horseback ride & hoped Mother Nature would cooperate with the rain. Our trip started from Panajachel via boat to Santiago Atitlan at 10:45am....More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Nancy M, Owner at Finca Xetuc, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2016

We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Finca Xetuc and look forward to your return. Thank you for your description and favorably reply for others to know.

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joanna H
April 7, 2015|
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Response from Nancy M | Property representative |
You can come for the lunch ride which starts w/pick-up at the Santiago boat dock, or hotel at 9:30 am. I need a confirmation as soon as possible. Since I am limited in how to respond you need to call me at 5742 8975. Most... More
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979Ralf
February 13, 2015|
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Response from Nancy M | Property representative |
We have 3 slots open for Sat Lunch Ride. The Breakfast Ride at 7 am or Sunset Ride or Dinner Ride at 3:30 pm is available. We are on the road to San Pedro from Santiago, 8 km. It seems we can only be reached by phone. 5742... More
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979Ralf
February 12, 2015|
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