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Rancho Xotolar

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I cannot say enough about the beautiful ranch, the fantastic horseback ride, and the outstanding... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emily D
Washington DC, District of Columbia
If there's one thing you do while visiting San Miguel or Guanajuato, this HAS to be it!

Thomas as his family at Rancho Xotolar hosted my girlfriend and I for a half-day ride and it was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Zac C
Los Angeles, California
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Welcome to a Working Ranch "El Xotolar", Experience the wide open spaces of rural Mexico not like a tourist, but as a member of the Morín Ruiz Family on Xotolar Ranch. You will ride through spectacular countryside with breathtaking views and...more
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| Cañada de la Virgen, San Miguel de Allende 37898, Mexico
+52 415 105 2622
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot say enough about the beautiful ranch, the fantastic horseback ride, and the outstanding meal that was so elegantly prepared for us. The time we spent with the family who runs Xotolar was hands down the best day we had while in San Miguel....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thomas as his family at Rancho Xotolar hosted my girlfriend and I for a half-day ride and it was beyond our wildest expectations. Not only did we get to ride through streams, over ridges, and through farmlands - we got to milk cows, learn about...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing experience! The most well trained horses I’ve ever ridden and seen! I was expecting a leisure stroll on a horse, but what I got was an adventure of a lifetime! Words can’t express the experience but definitely recommend it! Food was organic,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment you arrive at Rancho Xotolar you will start the wonderful adventure. It begins along the planes above the canyon,down the rocky mountains ...stopping along the way for beautiful photos of breathtaking views. When you arrive to the bottom of the canyon you...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had five people in our party and they pick you up from SMA drive you to the ranch, They introduce you to ther family owned ranch by milking a cow and show you how they make cheese then get ready to ride! They give...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

one of the most memorable horse Backriding experience. Nature in its full glory and Tomas my guide made it extra special.

1  Thank Freddy R
Reviewed 11 August 2018

This was the highlight of our trip to San Miguel! The trail leads you through a pristine and picturesque landscape to the river at the bottom of a canyon. You will be accompanied by the fantastic folks from the ranch. As others attest in the...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2018

My family had a wonderful experience on the canyon horseback riding trip! I was nervous, as I had never ridden a horse before and am afraid of heights, but the cowboys were very accommodating and did all they could to put me at ease. Meanwhile,...More

1  Thank Joanna S
Reviewed 6 August 2018

If you are in San Miguel de Allende you are in Mexico BUT if you get to go to RANCHO EL XOTOLAR you have been in the REAL MEXICO!!!! Great horse back ridding adventure!!! Real mexican home cooked meals!! with Felix you will enjoy your...More

Reviewed 4 August 2018

I've been on many horseback riding trips but this is the best of them all. The kids (9 and 11) said this was the best part of our two week trip to Mexico and we did some pretty fun things. I'm sure other companies take...More

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23 January 2017|
Response from xotolarranch | Property representative |
Hello there! This is Tomas Morin native from Rancho Xotolar! Thank you very much for your interest in visiting us here at this your home! Half Day Excursion/Adventure; including; round trip transport from the staying in San... More
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Hello dear Susan This is Tomas Morin native from Rancho Xotolar! Could you please give me a phone number to call you and talk about the details!! The majority of our visitors aren't riders! They are biginers and at the end... More
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