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Rancho Baaxal

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Wonderful place

Coming from someone who has had horses for 14 years, the horses are wonderfully looked after, the... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2017
San Diego, California
Great Ride Through The Jungle

If you want to experience some true trail riding in Playa, this is the place to go. Lisa's horses... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2017
Windsor, Canada
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Maroma beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

Coming from someone who has had horses for 14 years, the horses are wonderfully looked after, the staff are very friendly, and I would highly recommend this place to anyone asking. The horses are all rescues and are now living the life they deserve. They...More

5  Thank stephcolvin
Reviewed 3 January 2017

If you want to experience some true trail riding in Playa, this is the place to go. Lisa's horses are all rescues and you can tell right away that she is quite passionate about what she does. She takes the time to place riders with...More

5  Thank Windsor_Beachbums
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I actually wanted to take my time to review this place as I think they are wonderful people. First off the drive to the ranch is not far but the drive into the jungle to reach them is a little scary .. don't worry you'll...More

8  Thank Marie-knows-best
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We had a great time at Rancho Baaxal. We had riders of varying degrees of experience and the staff catered to us all individually allowing the experienced riders to let loose a little bit while the others rode at a comfortable pace. The horses are...More

1  Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

All with all great!! The horses are in good condition, the men working there are very friendly. Even the dogs went with us in the jungle. We had a great time! One with the nature, we really relaxed!

1  Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 12 October 2016

My mom and I rode with Rancho Baxxal back in Aug 2016 (I can't believe I forgot to review them!) I took my mom who is an accomplished rider for her birthday. We had the greatest time. I am an advanced rider and they were...More

1  Thank kelleygirlA
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great little place. All of their horses are rescues, and the people that work there are knowledgeable and caring for you and the horses. Recent law changes mean you can't ride on the beach any more, and they recently relocated, so make...More

Thank Bigmyk2k
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Today we took to the saddle on some wonderful well kept and extremely loved rescued horses. The staff are lovely and very passionate with what they do! Was an amazing trek threw the jungle saw some lovely butterfly's and lots of tranchulla's... Also was welcomed...More

2  Thank jessxox1
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed my ride at Rancho Baxaal, thank you to Pancho the gorgeous dun/buckskin horse I rode and our guide who was very knowledgeable about the local flora and fauna - something I am also very interested in. I chose Rancho Baxaal based on...More

2  Thank LisaC4817
Reviewed 20 August 2016

They take excellent care of the horses who are all rescues and take the time to pair you with a suitable mount. They also cater to your ability. The ride going out was all walking but got to do some nice long canters on the...More

2  Thank annmarie1004
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29 August 2018|
Response from rancho_baaxal | Property representative |
Hi tasharaylene, Thank you for your message. Our rides are suitable for all levels of experience. I am not sure what you mean by "real trail riding", but maybe you can explain that further? I hope we get to see you at our... More
14 July 2018|
Response from rancho_baaxal | Property representative |
Hi Susanna, I am sorry about the late reply. Rental car, taxi, or the local "colectivo" service (a very inexpensive shared taxi van service) are all options to get to our location. Best regards, Lisa Dahlander Rancho... More
29 January 2018|
Response from Michael R | Reviewed this property |
The ride is about 1.5 hrs... there's some dogs and other horses to play with, but the ranch is in the bush, so not much there.