El Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

October 31 - November 2, 2018 Come and join us here at Rancho Las Cascadas for this weird and wonderful celebration of Life and Death! As you know, here in Mexico and at the ranch, we like to enjoy folklore events as well as religious holidays with as much life, color and festivity as possible, ...

2018-08-12T18:13:34+00:00 August 10th, 2018|

Comfortable Temperatures All Summer Long

Many people think that the temperatures during the summer at Rancho Las Cascadas are unbearably hot.  But they're wrong!!!  The Rancho is situated in a valley at an altitude of 7,500 feet above sea level and protected by high mountains.  This means the weather conditions are very tempered with sunny skies almost every day and ...

2018-08-05T17:45:05+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|


We’ve all heard of the Aztec and the Mayan cultures, but who were the Toltec?  After doing some checking, I learned that the Toltec culture dates from the 10th to the 12th centuries; these indigenous people migrated from northwestern the Mexican deserts to the Valley of Mexico and built their capital city, Tula (originally Tollán), ...

2018-08-05T17:41:41+00:00 July 27th, 2018|

Health Benefits of Horse Riding

Horse riding is often known for being a unique and exhilarating sport. For this reason, individuals of all ages are able to enjoy the sport. What many don’t realize is that horse riding isn’t only fun and exciting, like so many other mainstream sports it also has both physical and mental health benefits. Physical Benefits ...

2018-07-21T17:17:08+00:00 July 20th, 2018|

Summer Special 2018

Book your 2018 summer vacation now at Rancho Las Cascadas and receive $100 USD off the normal a-la-carte riding overnight rate. Enjoy a standard room, all meals, afternoon tea, drinks (open bar at the Rancho), unlimited horseback riding, wellness activities and full use of the Ranch facilities - all included - for the low price of $189 USD per person per night (instead of ...

2018-05-13T21:04:24+00:00 May 13th, 2018|

The Best Yoga Apps of 2018 – Prepare For Your Visit!

Best Yoga Apps of 2018 - Who Cares? Fitness enthusiasts do! We here at Rancho Las Cascadas are excited to help our visitors prepare for your visit by helping you choose from the best yoga apps of 2018. We have created new opportunities for wellness during your stay with us. Our yoga sessions are among ...

2018-03-30T20:15:11+00:00 March 29th, 2018|

How Do You Have A Wedding In Mexico?

How Do You Have A Wedding In Mexico? "How do you have a wedding in Mexico" is one of our favorite questions. Sometimes guests of Rancho las Cascadas ask us while they're visiting and sometimes we hear it from web site visitors. Well, actually how you have a wedding in Mexico depends on the sort ...

2018-02-19T15:44:28+00:00 February 19th, 2018|

The Intuitive Magic of Horses

The Intuitive Magic of Horses The intuitive magic of horses is something that gets eluded to, but generally left unsaid, in the discussions held by equine assisted learning practitioners. Why? Because using the word 'magic' doesn't seem like it reflects a high level of professionalism. Yet so much of what horses bring into the corral ...

2018-01-18T20:27:55+00:00 January 18th, 2018|