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Excellent, safe, and beautiful horse rides on a deserted beach -- Rancho el Riscal

My wife and I highly recommend Rancho el Riscal. The guides are extremely attentive to the... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
Dennis D

I'm almost afraid to put a review out on this, for fear it will be ruined. This has to be the most... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
Mark C
Osseo, Wisconsin
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“long beach”(6 reviews)
With almost two miles of sand, this beach is ideal for long walks, jogging or soaking up rays.
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Zihuatanejo, Zihuatanejo de Azueta, Mexico
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

My wife and I highly recommend Rancho el Riscal. The guides are extremely attentive to the individual needs and riding abilities of each member of the group. The gallops and walks (speeds dependent on skills of the riders) on a deserted, crashing-wave beach and a...More

Thank Dennis D
Reviewed 27 March 2018

I'm almost afraid to put a review out on this, for fear it will be ruined. This has to be the most impressive beach I've ever been to. Wide, long, clean, quiet, mostly undeveloped, it's truly awesome. Commonly called Playa Larga, this is actually three...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Our visit to Rancho El Riscal was with the Club Med horseback riding excursion. The ranch is located just south of Zihuatanejo - about a half hour taxi ride. The cost of the taxi was 700 pesos round trip and the driver waited for the...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

This was the most fabulous exotic horseback ride you will ever experience! Breathtaking deserted beach with crashing surf & you are are riding on it! Bucket list must do. Ramone our guide was very informative about local flora & fauna & had great suggestions for...More

1  Thank Susie C
Reviewed 24 February 2018

the "long" beach is just that... not another person in site, only one vulture.... we had a great ride on this deserted, clean beautiful beach....

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We have been riding a lot and I typically dread it when my daughter wants to ride on vacation because typically the horses are old and slow, you only walk or trot and the guide just sticks to a boring trail. Not the case with...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

My husband and our daughter and granddaughters (ages 10 & 12) went horseback riding with Pablo and Ramon of El Riscal Rancho early January. Had a wonderful safe time with the older granddaughter and my husband taking the horses for a good run. No one...More

4  Thank Thyiela M
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Depending on what you are looking for this is great if you like to be alone and take long walks. Not great if you want to swim or expect a tropical or exotic beach. It's open water.

Thank Christian N
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We had an awesome time at the El Riscal ranch. Our guide, Ramone, was great providing background information on the area resorts, various fruits and how to use prepare and cook them, as well as information on the birds and other creatures in the area...More

2  Thank 2013happytrails
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Beautiful beach. So long and clean. No vendors. Wonderful sunsets. Virtually no one there. Mother Nature at her best.

1  Thank R-and-M22
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6 March 2018|
Response from Susie C | Reviewed this property |
I'm so sorry I don't have a direct telephone number for this horseback ride. My spouse booked it through air Canada vacation host at our hotel.