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Rancho Buenavista

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Great Fun whatever your experience.

We booked the Mayan Ruins by Horseback tour when we visited Cozumel on a cruise. We booked direct... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Great Excursion For Nature/History Lovers!

We decided to book this excursion external to the cruise ship offerings. I read other reviews about... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Sebring, Florida, United States
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An ancient civilization, that’s the Mayan culture, an incredible journey to our past, discovering the meaning of our traditions; Horseback Riding “ the Mayan Frontier “ is the perfect adventure to all the people who wants to learn about our culture...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Carr Perimetral Km 32. 5, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 111 9041
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked the Mayan Ruins by Horseback tour when we visited Cozumel on a cruise. We booked direct via Facebook. We joined those from the cruiseship and travelled to the ranch (a good 40 mins) on a bus which I would describe as a converted...More

Thank Didley46
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The ad mentions a 30 minute ride to the site through the rainforest -it's actually a 40 minute ride on a non air conditioned old bus. Once you get to the Ranch, Tony and Carlos are great. They will instruct you on how to ride...More

Thank Amanda F
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We decided to book this excursion external to the cruise ship offerings. I read other reviews about this particular tour and chose it based on the opportunity to not only ride horses but also see nature and Mayan Ruins. The reviews below were helpful, but...More

1  Thank Floridagal14
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

spent the day horseback riding with Carlos! had a great beautiful relaxing day ! crew was eager to explain and help those riding for the first time ! stop at beach on the way back very fun addition to the trip !

1  Thank Russgirl
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We spent day in Cozumel at Rancho Buenavista with Carlos. The ranch was beautifully kept and the horses were incredibly sweet and well mannered. We did bring bug spray but we did not experience too many mosquitoes. On the way back to the cruise ship,...More

1  Thank SOI-Marketing
Reviewed 27 March 2018

I booked this excursion through Norwegian cruise lines while aboard the Norwegian Pearl. I wanted to horseback ride and also see the beach a little bit while in Cozumel. While on my horseback tour we had Carlos as our guide. Carlos was very knowledgeable about...More

1  Thank BobbyBo31
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Staff was friendly and knowledgeable. Horses are well cared for and gentle. It took little to no effort to ride, and we’ve only ridden a handful of times before. Beautiful facility with places to lounge while you wait and clean bathrooms. Would go again.

Thank Katie K
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

I was expecting us to wind up on a beach with the horses (because isn’t that pretty much why you would book horse back riding in the Caribbean?) nope- it was just a trail thru trees. It did take us by Mayan ruins which was...More

1  Thank Bethany P
Reviewed 25 January 2018

everyone there incredible grounds horses owners and mr. jorge the best tour ever let me gallop free on my horse named taliban!!! wonderful mayan learning experience, definitely going back the greatest time.

1  Thank Julie A
Reviewed 18 January 2018

The ranch is in a remote part of the island but very picturesque. Carlos our guide was very informative. The horses were all well behaved, no worries if you've never been on a horse before. Some of the saddles were looking pretty worn so were...More

Thank Laura G
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8 March 2018|
Response from Didley46 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we went on this tour, I don't think there will be a min weight, more likely a max.