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La Rabida

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Address: Ruta 1 Km 43.800, San Jose de Mayo Ruta 1, Uruguay
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Delightful day out

The great joy of this is that the number of visitors per year is very limited - we were 14 only in our group which takes away the stress of being surrounded by too many people... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Patricia H
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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The great joy of this is that the number of visitors per year is very limited - we were 14 only in our group which takes away the stress of being surrounded by too many people. The estancia is huge and very beautiful. After arrival we were loaded onto a hay cart for a grand tour of the estate. This... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Where to start!! I've worked for a cruise line for 7 months, and I escorted a tour here one day. It was honestly one of the best days I've ever had, from the hosts, to the picture perfect setting, the food and drink. Before I go on I must add, this was all through the cruise line I worked for... More 

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Thank ntomo1990
Mukwonago, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

On a recent cruise on the Celebrity Infinity, one of the shore excursions when we stopped in Montevideo was a city tour and then lunch at a ranch. The tour was good and informative, and the trip to the ranch proved excellent! La Rabida is a working ranch that only allows tourists from cruise ships during the short cruise ship... More 

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Thank Steve L
Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

What a privilege to spend time on this lovely Estancia. We were greeted very warmly. Being from a farming background myself it was interesting to see how people in another part of the world make it work. We were taken around some of the vast estate in carts sitting on straw bales, to experience the land and had a break... More 

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Thank Carole F
Hook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

my husband and I visited this Estancia in March 2015 as a tour arranged by our cruise company, while we stopped in Montivideo. What a great day we had. The weather was perfect, and we taken for a ride on a farm trailer with straw seating around the vast farm, while our lunch was prepared on a huge BBQ. We... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2015

In contrast to many reviews it was rainy cats and dogs on our day at Rabida. And we mean WET! But the welcome and fun we had was unbelievable. The Matriarch was amazing and other family members and workers were so friendly and hospitable we couldn't fail to have a good time. We stayed mainly in an open sided barn... More 

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Thank PatandAustin
Uruguay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

The weather was just perfect on March 2015 in Uruguay and we were received by the family and staff warmly and efficiently. The food was delicious, and the décor just lovely. The trip to the beach was thrilling. CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!

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Thank Elena D
Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2015

Lovely day trip from our cruise ship, Golden Princess. Tour starts with coach tour of city, then about 45 min drive to the estate. . Met on horseback by friendly family of several generations. Nice drinks including unlimited wine ("just help yourselves").Tour of the huge estancia in vintage cars or on hay bales in carts , followed by gorgeous open... More 

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Thank trescomania
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2015

La Rabida was absolutely fabulous! I can't say enough about this visit--it was truly outstanding. The family was incredibly warm and everyone was involved in making the visit as special as possible. We loved the food, the ambiance, the animals, the drinks, and all of the activities. We have two girls who love horses and they had the best time--they... More 

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Thank theworldismyoyster67
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

It was in March 2014 and we organised our trip to La Rabida through Princess Cruises, and despite the high mark-up that they include in their charges, it was the most wonderful day at this working ranch. Being family owned, the whole family were involved in making our day so enjoyable. There were 4 generations helping out with talks, barbecues,... More 

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