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Rancho Notorious

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Address: Boroncana, Noord, Aruba
Phone Number: 297 5860 508
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9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Experts since 1978 in horse management, classes, competitions and tours...

Experts since 1978 in horse management, classes, competitions and tours Explore the beauty of Aruba on an adventurous Horseback riding tour!Ride Horseback through Aruba's natural wonders and enjoy breathtaking sights on your way. At Rancho Notorious , we specialize in small personalized tours with friendly, attentive, multi-lingual CERTIFIED guides with your safety and enjoyment in mind. All skill levels welcome. Explore breathtaking sights and natural wonders such as California Lighthouse, Alto Vista Chapel, scenic countryside, Malmok Beach or gallop along the northeast coast through sand dunes. We have Helmets available, English and western tack. Morning, afternoon and sunset 1,2 and 3 hour tours.Something for evryone, wether your experienced or a novice rider. Children are more than welcome. We are Fully licensed and insured. Mountain bikers walhalla !! guided by a certified cycling coach. KNWU. from beginners to expert riders. 350km of trails for different skill levels. you may bring your own click pedals/shoes and helmet. Specializing in small groups on the ATV 4wheeler tours. very personalized full of information about the Island. Great machines. single and double machines available.

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Horseback Ride!

I picked the 1 1/2 hour horseback tour for us as I had never ridden a horse before. We were picked up (and dropped off) at our hotel, which was very nice. It turned out we were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Penn Yan, New York
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Penn Yan, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I picked the 1 1/2 hour horseback tour for us as I had never ridden a horse before. We were picked up (and dropped off) at our hotel, which was very nice. It turned out we were the only ones scheduled that morning, so it was like having a private tour. Nestor was our guide and we absolutely loved him!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First of all I'll start by saying I'm a world traveler extreme sports athlete. Geert and his wife run a one of a kind establishment where you get an intimate lesson on all aspects of the island. We tore through some crazy terrain on the four wheelers and saw so many amazing sites and had an experience I'll never forget.... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owners are very nice and so are the guides but that is where the good news ends! I am an experienced rider and work with horses daily - this was my 2nd trip to Aruba - and I was looking for a different ranch to ride which would take me to other parts of the island I had not... More 

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were picked up on time at our hotel and driven to the ranch which was closer than I thought it would be! We had a short explanation on directions for the horse and we were off! My husband and I chose the beach tour which was beautiful! It says it's for advanced riders but we both felt completely comfortable... More 

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

We've been to Aruba 3 times and all 3 have been outstanding vacations. This time we decided to do a few activity tours to better see the island and I have to be honest, this one wasn't impressive. Definitely not worth the money. The horse I was on kept trying to run away from the group and the horse my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Very well organised. We got picked up from our hotel on time. At the ranch we were asked if we wanted English or western tack (they have both and we're happy to change the already western tacked horses to English tack. Louis was our guide and we were offered a couple of different routes. We went with his recommendation which... More 

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Thank Mark E
Gloversville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

We loved the one on one attention that we got from all the staff at Rancho Notorious!! Luis is a wonderful guide. My daughter had never ridden before and he lead her on the horse till she felt comfortable enough to control the horse. The horses have a very good temperament. Luis matched us all perfectly to the horse that... More 

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Lendelede, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

On my first trip to Aruba, I probably couldn't have discovered the island in a better way. During my three week stay, I returned several times to Rancho Notorious. Why? Quite simple. The personal approach Barbara and Geert have, truly makes every excursion more than worth while. Geert was more than willing enough to show me not just the spots... More 

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Drayton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Our two families of 4 did the horseback riding tour and the ATV tour with this company. We liked the fact that it is a small family owned business and the owners are just wonderful. The horseback riding was a great way to see the area, but unfortunately the we did not get to take the horses into the water,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I chose one of the packages to ride horses along Aruba's countryside and coast. The ranch offers private tours for extra money per person (must be at least two people), and we thought about it, but decided to just pay the basic price and go with other riders in a group. To our surprise, they reserved us... More 

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