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872 Hay Holler Rd, Bandera, TX 78003-4364
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Rancho Cortez was a great find! While staying in San Antonio for a work conference we googled "dude ranches" it was about an hour drive from SA. We rode horses, learned to lasso, learned to use a whip, fed long horns. Trevor was so polite,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank mgiovanoli
Reviewed July 1, 2018

We booked the half-day dude ranch experience, which comes with a 1 hour trail ride, a lasso lesson, hay wagon ride, cattle feeding, and dinner. You also can use the game room, pool and hot tub facilities. The trail ride was designed for beginners like...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Ken M
Reviewed April 5, 2018

We loved our half day visit to Rancho Cortez! As other reviewers say, it isn't a scheduled afternoon, which is just fine. Cheryl will give you a time for your trail ride when you check in, and the rest of the time is up to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank gobucky2016
Reviewed October 30, 2017

The trail riding suited three of our party of four who were complete beginners - it was slow and the horses just followed each other. Our kids enjoyed the lasso-ing, the games room and the hot tub - it really wasn't warm enough for the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Adam C
Reviewed October 16, 2017

We chose the half day dude ranch. It started at 1:00 pm with a one hour trail ride. We had a lasso lesson from the owner, Larry Cortez. He is hilarious and you will enjoy every minute. You get a wagon ride to feed the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank prz361
Reviewed August 29, 2017

WHAT A DAY! We had no preconception what to expect on a dude ranch. All we knew was that we wanted to be Cowboys for a day: we were NOT disappointed. From the minute we arrived, we were made to feel incredibly welcome. First off...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Matt W
Reviewed June 21, 2017

We found this place while researching Tripadvisor, and went there without expecting much. We spent half a day with them, and had a amazing time. This place gives you the real cowboy experience. There is so much to do at the farm - go on...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank AnkurA428
Reviewed January 12, 2017

this is one of the best dude ranches we have been to. I take my grandson to a different ranch every year for his b-day and by far this was the best one . larry cortez who is the owner could not have been nicer...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank janice r
Reviewed November 23, 2016

I am going to write this comment in English so it is understood by the majority including the owners. As a group of 4 very excited about our visit to a Texan ranch, we have been nothing short of disappointed by Rancho Cortez. We had...More

Date of experience: November 2016
3  Thank theunforgiven666
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

We had a short amount of time in banderas but really wanted to go on a Ranch and have a mini ranch experience, after calling up a number of ranches in the area, Rancho Cortez was the only one that was helpful! They put together...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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