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Tierra Chamahua EcoAdventures at Rancho Los Banos

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New South Wales, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rancho Los Banos is an absolute must... I went for a week by myself at the end of October and it was an awesome experience... Everyone there went above and beyond to see that I had a good time, extremely friendly, food was delicious and the rooms were very comfortable and modern. I will definitely be returning here and highly... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I traveled to this off-grid ranch for five days the first week of November and was well taken care of from my pick-up in Tucson to my return to Douglas. The Valenzuelas are wonderful people who truly love their ranch, and it shows - from the pristine environment, to the many rescue animals, friends staff and organic food. This authentic... More 

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Windsor, Connecticut
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My recent trip to the ranch was over the top. Rooms are modern and generous in size. The water comes form deep in the earth and delicious. Organics are a focus and available in good quantity. Staff is attentive to your individual needs. Three meals a day of Mexican cooking as you like it. Quarter horses great. Trails wonderful and... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 27 October 2016

this working cattle ranch hidden in the mountains has beautiful views and endless miles of riding trails. at night, it is quiet and at night, you can see millions of stars., All food is cooked over wood burning stoves and to order. the staff is friendly and warm, going out of their way to make the experience amazing. being off... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

My family and I spent 4 days at Rancho Los Banos in March of this year. I can honestly say this was a unique experience. The remoteness of RLB is amazing- the description on the website does not do it justice; pictures and videos cannot do it justice- only by being immersed in the location can one truly appreciate the... More 

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Reviewed 29 April 2016

Our experience at Ranchos Los Banos was pretty much what we expected and would recommend it for anyone who is into adventure. As with most experiences it’s often the people that make a difference. There were other guests who came and went during our stay and that was definitely a highlight to be among like minded folks. The staff and... More 

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Crested Butte, Colorado
1 review
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Our family trip to Rancho Los Banos was an experience that we'll not soon forget. My wife and two youngest kids (13 & 15) visited the ranch for an adventurous out of the box type of vacation. Manuel and his staff did not disappoint. The authentic Mexican cattle ranch is in a magically beautiful setting, the location is remote, quiet... More 

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Pinole, California
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

This was an absolutely stunning location. The people were amazing and we had a great time. That said, there were a few things that could have been done better or should have been explained before the trip. I felt as if they withheld this info on purpose. For example the lodge you stay at is 35 minutes away from the... More 

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TierraChamahua, Manager at Tierra Chamahua EcoAdventures at Rancho Los Banos, responded to this review

Michael, thank you very much for your review, albeit our lowest rated review in the eight years since we embarked on this great adventure. However, all reviews are welcome as they allow us to see the ranch from our guests' eyes. We appreciate your fondness for our pristine and scenic location, as well as the kind words for our team.... More 

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Reviewed 10 April 2016

Our family of 5 spent a week here in March, 2016. Our kids range from 7-15. We thoroughly enjoyed the riding experience. The horses were wonderful. We felt very safe and well cared for the entire duration of our trip. Crossing the border was a breeze and very safe. I would highly recommend it to any of our horse loving... More 

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Reviewed 29 March 2016

If you wish to be coddled or experience up-scale accommodations, this is not the trip for you. Just getting to the Ranch is enough to deter the faint of heart; approximately two hours on a paved road and an additional two hours on what is charitably called a dirt road. But for those who wish to indulge in spectacular scenery... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rancho Los Banos is a 30,000 acre privately owned nature preserve and adventure travel guest ranch located at the foot of the Sierra Madre, a mere 55 miles south of the southeast Arizona town of Douglas in safe, secure northeast Sonora. Here you will find some of the most pristine, secluded and scenic land anywhere. We offer stunning landscapes, world-class hiking and horseback riding, trekking, birding, wildlife spotting, jeep ecotours, lake and river kayaking, stargazing, fishing, mountain biking, great porching, delicious Mexican food and comfortable accommodations. The ranch has miles of stunning box canyons, high sierras and riparian riverbeds. It borders 20 mile long Lake Angostura and amazing Bavispe River. The sheer vastness of this land will enchant you and our hospitality and service will make for a great vacation. Experience adventure travel at its very best at Mexico's premiere guest ranch. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tierra Chamahua EcoAdventures at Rancho Los Banos

Address: Rancho Los Banos | northeast Sonora, 242242, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Northern Mexico > Sonora
Price Range: €94 - €188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
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“The master suite is nice. But it doesn't much matter. You'll spend all your time on the porch anyway.”
 of 5 bubbles chrispY1573QR, 14 May 2015 | Read review
“Stay in the Master Suite in the Lodge - private bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles Q2949WDlindat, 14 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The spacious room in the main lodge with a king size bed, bunk beds, a private bathroom and a fireplace is perfect for a family of four.”
 of 5 bubbles ElegantGipsy, 15 Mar 2015 | Read review
“It's remote -really remote- no Wi-Fi, no cell phone reception, electricity via solar panels etc. Just keep that in mind and whether or not that suits you.”
 of 5 bubbles Sofske, 24 Feb 2015 | Read review
“The Lodge has 3 comfortable rooms (one with en suite). the Cabana is private and ideal for family or couple, having its own shower & WC.”
 of 5 bubbles StellaH585, 14 Jan 2015 | Read review
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