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beautiful deserted beach

we were staying in Barra de Potosi and decided to visit the other side of the beach. It was a... read more

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Encinitas, California
Great beach connected to Playa Blanco

One of the nicest cleanest beaches south of the city. Great little place to relax, a few good... read more

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“long beach”(6 reviews)
With almost two miles of sand, this beach is ideal for long walks, jogging or soaking up rays.
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Zihuatanejo, Zihuatanejo de Azueta, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we were staying in Barra de Potosi and decided to visit the other side of the beach. It was a lovely day at the most beautiful beach, but I still love our Barra de Potosi side better !

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kristinalitvin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the nicest cleanest beaches south of the city. Great little place to relax, a few good restaurants for lunch and hanging out. YOu can rent horse rides for a small fee. Not very crowded even on weekends.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tfizzle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful experience for our group of 7 - to be the only people on the beautiful white sandy beach of Playa Larga, galloping horses through the surf!! Our guide Ramon was excellent, ensuring that we were all comfortable with each stage of our excursion....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Marg C
Reviewed 18 May 2018

My wife and I highly recommend Rancho el Riscal. The guides are extremely attentive to the individual needs and riding abilities of each member of the group. The gallops and walks (speeds dependent on skills of the riders) on a deserted, crashing-wave beach and a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dennis D
Reviewed 27 March 2018

I'm almost afraid to put a review out on this, for fear it will be ruined. This has to be the most impressive beach I've ever been to. Wide, long, clean, quiet, mostly undeveloped, it's truly awesome. Commonly called Playa Larga, this is actually three...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Mark C
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Our visit to Rancho El Riscal was with the Club Med horseback riding excursion. The ranch is located just south of Zihuatanejo - about a half hour taxi ride. The cost of the taxi was 700 pesos round trip and the driver waited for the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank DavidR11759
Reviewed 25 February 2018

This was the most fabulous exotic horseback ride you will ever experience! Breathtaking deserted beach with crashing surf & you are are riding on it! Bucket list must do. Ramone our guide was very informative about local flora & fauna & had great suggestions for...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Susie C
Reviewed 23 February 2018

the "long" beach is just that... not another person in site, only one vulture.... we had a great ride on this deserted, clean beautiful beach....

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank cindy177
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We have been riding a lot and I typically dread it when my daughter wants to ride on vacation because typically the horses are old and slow, you only walk or trot and the guide just sticks to a boring trail. Not the case with...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Sloanklein
Reviewed 21 January 2018

My husband and our daughter and granddaughters (ages 10 & 12) went horseback riding with Pablo and Ramon of El Riscal Rancho early January. Had a wonderful safe time with the older granddaughter and my husband taking the horses for a good run. No one...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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6 March 2018|
Response from Susie C | Reviewed this property |
I'm so sorry I don't have a direct telephone number for this horseback ride. My spouse booked it through air Canada vacation host at our hotel.