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We stayed at the ranch for 3 days of horseback riding. Our room was large and clean and the food was wonderful. Each day we went riding in a different area. Each was fun with beautiful scenery. We are not horse people and never felt...More
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Response from RanchoPitaya, Owner at Rancho PitayaResponded 25 August 2017
The Oaxaca countryside is not only beautiful but also fascinating - as you experienced during your rides. If it's not a pair of yoked oxen plowing the fields, there's a donkey cart heading down the lane. Exotic flora in the way of massive candelabra cacti...More
Thank you for an incredible experience! Our guide, farina, was full of information about the area, the wildlife and the plant life. Farina was very patient with us as we are novice riders! The ranch had some of the most beautiful cacti I have ever...More
Thank Holly G
Response from RanchoPitaya, Owner at Rancho PitayaResponded 5 April 2017
Farina, is a first rate guide: a superb rider in her own right, excellent horse trainer and very good riding instructor. Thanks for the feedback.
The massive cacti at the ranch were here when I bought the property in 2010 and I tried keeping as...More
The Ranch is a great addition to a stay in Oaxaca at Casa Muguia. With the same owner very much hands-on at the Ranch. Attractively and comfortably furnished, the Ranch offers rooms with breakfast and dinner. Lunch can be provided and the cook is excellent....More
Thank Frances B
Response from RanchoPitaya, Owner at Rancho PitayaResponded 6 January 2017
I'm so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at Rancho Pitaya. A visit to Oaxaca is not really complete without experiencing rural life and nature. With the ranch just 30 minutes from the centre of Oaxaca it is easy to do a combined stay...More
I returned to Rancho Pitaya for my 5th visit this month. As always the food was superb: fresh, organic, tasty, nutritious and satisfying. The horses were fabulous. We took an overnight tide( 3 days and 2 nights) into the mountains. We stayed at Eco lodges,...More
1 Thank marinhorserider
Response from RanchoPitaya, Owner at Rancho PitayaResponded 23 March 2016
It is immensely satisfying to host return guests. And sharing the trails with fine riders, like yourself, make my job a gift from the gods.
Thank you, one more time, for choosing Rancho Pitaya for your Oaxaca getaway.
Me, my wife, 5 yr old daughter and 8 month old son spent a week in Oaxaca with Mary Jane in casa murguia for four nights and their bed & breakfast, rancho pitaya for three nights. We had a fantastic time at both places. The...More
Thank Kevin S
Response from RanchoPitaya, Owner at Rancho PitayaResponded 1 September 2015
I'm so glad that both places worked out for you. I travelled with my son when he was young and try to recreate the casual but quality experience that I so appreciated in accommodation twenty years ago…. Gabriel is twenty-three now yikes how did that...More