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Hanna Stables

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Mile 71 Western, San Ignacio, Belize
+501 661-1536
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Horseback Ride to Xunantunich Mayan Ruins

Great trip, great experience. We had a party of 6 ranging in age from 13 to 73. Hanna was able to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Atlanta, Georgia
Great place

This is a great place for horseback riding. Santiago is very knowledgeable and passionate about... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Blacksburg, Virginia
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Hanna Stables offers horseback riding, adventure tourism and eco-farm stay for travelers of all ages and abilities in the San Ignacio, Belize area. One of the country's oldest horseback riding establishments, Hanna Stables is currently operated by Santiago Juan.Located not far from Hanna Stables is Nabitunich (The Stone Cottages), a 400 acre spread of land which has been in the Juan family for four generations. Nabitunich has 20 rooms available for accommodations for travelers in Belize and is open to eco-farm stays as well.
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“mopan river” (17 reviews)
Mile 71 Western, San Ignacio, Belize
Mile 71 Western, San Ignacio, Belize
+501 661-1536
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great trip, great experience. We had a party of 6 ranging in age from 13 to 73. Hanna was able to accommodate everyone beautifully.

Thank cmitas85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place for horseback riding. Santiago is very knowledgeable and passionate about horses. Our guide Devon was very helpful and attentive. Even if it is your first time on a horse, you are in safe hands. Highly recommended

Thank martinblack7490
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being a former barn manager and current owner of 2 horses, I am fairly particular when it comes to choosing riding stables when I travel, and I can say that Hanna Stables met and exceeded all my base criteria. Hanna Stables has an ideal location...More

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trip included transportation to and from Belize City, a Ride to Xunantunich with our wonderful guide, William, three meals and lodging for the night. Our driver even went out of his way to stop at the market in San Ignacio so we could see...More

Thank Tess S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had such a nice time with our guides, William and Josh. On horseback, we went through the farm, walked in the rain forest, crossed the Mopan river on an old fashioned ferry, then reached the great entrance of Xunantunich. The horses were well trained,...More

Thank Ling B
Reviewed 21 September 2017

This is the BEST PLACE TO STAY when you are in Belize. The staff the food the location is just amazing. Everyone makes you feel as if you are family. The farm is beautiful. Santiago is a great host. This is a must if you...More

Thank S9616UTjuanv
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We only did a horseback ride tour to the nearby ruins, but I would LOVE to go back and stay on the farm for a week. Food was excellent, the grounds are well kept, and everyone was so nice!

Thank Mana B
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Our host Nina of Nina's Place arranged a horse back tour of Xunantunich with Hanna's Stables for us on a Saturday afternoon after a morning stop at the San Ignacio farmers market. The owner of the stables, farm and B&B-Santiago greeted us with a huge...More

Thank JinxandJava
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Can't say enough about this! Ride thought the jungle on gentle rides for even the inexperienced. We both have our own horse so we can say these are well trained. Our guide was fantastic working with my walking limitations. So much knowledge about ruins. Lunch...More

Thank fshaune
Reviewed 8 August 2017

When my husband and I decided to go to Belize for our honeymoon, the top two experiences on my list were riding horses and seeing Mayan ruins...how lucky that we got to combine those together! We originally found Hanna Stables on TripAdvisor back in March,...More

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Amy S
24 January 2017|
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Response from Kazoofamily | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is a popular tourist attraction (in an otherwise non -descript town) and anyone can eat there.
Galia G
24 June 2015|
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Response from sagafrontier911 | Reviewed this property |
My girlfriend and I stayed there for 3 days and nights. It was an exquisite experience, seeing as how it was our first time vacationing on a farm. There were so many wonderful excursions, food was top notch of Belize (farm... More