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Horseback Riding


Leave behind worries and stress and go horseback riding in Puerto Viejo! Hop on a good horse with a comfortable saddle and discover the beauty of Costa Rica. You’ll find that every trail leads you to one spectacular view after another. We’ll take you to the perfect spots for capturing once in a lifetime photos and viewing wildlife in its natural habitat.

You will be able to see sea eagles, giant jungle trees, gorgeous butterflies, sloths, howler monkeys, toucans and parrots. Our horses are well-fed and able to take any riders from beginner to advanced. Join us for the gallop of a lifetime along the most breathtaking Caribbean beaches.

Note: The weight restriction for this tour is 130 kg / 290 lbs.

Tour options:

 

Short beach tour

Beach & jungle tour

Description Start your morning off with an hour long ride along the beautiful Punta Cocles and Playa Chiquita, or unwind at the end of the day while watching the sunset.This tour is especially for the ones that do not want to ride for too long.You must arrange your own transportation to and from the ranch. This is one of the most popular tour for the family with the kids Our best seller! This tour combines both beach and jungle for a complete experience. This is definitely the best way to explore the coast! We will lead you on the beach and through the jungle, where you will get to see breathtaking beach sceneries, and explore the jungle and its wildlife. Your guide will spot animals, and explain you about the incredible tropical rainforest.
Duration 1 hour 2.5 hours
 

Ride and Relax

Half day tour

Description Our Ride and Relax special includes a two hour ride on the beach and in the Jungle and is combined with an on the spot massage with licensed massage therapists on professional massage beds. The Ride and Relax Combo ends with the massage at your hotel. If you are staying at the Playa Negra Area this would be in Banana Azul Hotel. This is one of our bestsellers! The half day tour combines both beach and jungle. We will ride along various beaches, each one different, from Playa Grande to Playa Chiquita, through Punta Uva, rated one of the best beaches by Travel and Leisure magazine!After some time along the beautiful beaches we will head into the jungle, where you will have the chance to encounter wildlife, from monkeys to parrots, sloths to iguanas. Your guide will educate you on the many different plants and animals that live in the lush jungle. This tour covers a great distance and allows you to fully explore the whole coast...
Duration

3 hours + 1 hour massage

3.5 hours
 

Hippo-Camp tour

Full day tour

Description Enjoy a life time experience and go swimming with your horse! We will ride first for eiterh 1.5 (short tour) or 2.5 (long tour) hours on the beach then stop at the most suitable beach, untack the horses, and ride bareback in the ocean... a once in a life time experience! This tour can only be done when the sea conditions allow it. Our Full Day Tour is a complete experience, taking you all over the southern Caribbean. Beginning in the morning at the ranch, we first head to the beach and follow the coast south to the little coves of Punta Cocles and Playa Chiquita, followed by the white sand beach of Punta Uva where we will stop for lunch. After the lunch, we continue discover our beautiful jungle and the amazing Punta Uva Arrecife!! The Full Day Tour combines many excellent experiences into one unforgettable package you don’t want to miss! The tour included lunch and all inclusive soft drink and beer.
Duration 2.5 or 3.5 hours Full day (depends on weather conditions)

Tour information:

Departures: 9:00 AM, 2:00 PM
* Half day and full day tour are only available for morning departure
* Pickup time will be confirmed when we email your reservation confirmation
Duration: 1 1/2 hour to all day as shown above
Includes: Healthy horses, bilingual guide. All tours except the "Short beach tour" include transportation to and from your local hotel to the ranch. For the "Short beach tour" transport can be arranged at your own cost
What to bring: Hat, sun block lotion, sun glasses, long pants, closed shoes, camera

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Horseback Riding - Booking Form

Choose option:
Riding experience:
Please advise the experience level of each rider, examples: beginner, expert, etc.
Rider weights:
Please enter the approximate weight of each rider and whether it is in kg or lbs.
Number of Adults:       Number of Children: (Children from 5 to 12)
Your name*
If you are registered under a different name at your pickup hotel, please also specify that name here or in comments.
Contact email*
Phone where we can contact you in the next 72 hours if needed:    Country of this phone #:
We will contact you by email not by phone except in the case of emergencies or when we are unable to reach you by email
Preferred language of correspondence:
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Pickup/dropoff city*
Pickup/dropoff location/hotel*
For the "Short beach tour" you are responsible for making your own way to the ranch or please advise us in the comments if you would like us to arrange transport at an additional cost.
Pickup time*
*pickup time will be confirmed when we email your reservation confirmation
Remarks/notes
Total price
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Contact Reason*
Terms and conditions
  1. Full payment is required at the time of reservation to secure your spot. We will email you a confirmation so you will be fully paid up on the day of your trip. For last minute bookings please check availability first.
  2. Cancellation charges vary by the provider, please contact us for details.
  3. Most services run daily unless they have reached capacity on your date or have not reached a minimum number of persons required for the service to operate. If we are unable to accommodate you on your chosen date, we will, at your option, either reschedule your date or promptly refund your payment, less bank fees.
  4. Tours will depart daily regardless of weather unless conditions would make it unsafe, so please be prepared for the possibility of rain.
  5. Should your plans change and you need to make changes, we will work with the supplier to either accommodate you at another time or refund your money according to our terms & conditions.
  6. The client is responsible for any fees charged by the vendor as they have committed resources to your arrangement and may have more restrictive policies. The more notice you give us, the more likely we will be able to re-accommodate you.
  7. For arrangements within Costa Rica please always make sure to carry a copy of your valid passport and your last entry stamp with you. For day and multi-day trips that involve border-crossing you must carry your valid passport and a copy of it with you at all times. We also recommend to have a printed version of your flight ticket, to proof that you will leave the country. Border crossing fees may apply.
  8. Cancellations with less than 72 hours notice are non-refundable.
  9. Cancellations of single bookings will incur a $15 cancellation fee (plus any bank or vendor charges). Changes of dates or times may be possible without a fee depending on availability or vendor policy; otherwise the cancellation fee will apply.
  10. Cancellations are subject to bank imposed fees which are generally 3% to 5% of the amount. Or we will be happy to apply your payment to another service.
  11. Cancellations must be made in writing.
  12. No shows are subject to a 100% penalty.
  13. Note: The weight restriction for this tour is 130 kg / 290 lbs.
I agree to the above terms and conditions

Horseback Riding - Terms and Conditions

  1. Full payment is required at the time of reservation to secure your spot. We will email you a confirmation so you will be fully paid up on the day of your trip. For last minute bookings please check availability first.
  2. Cancellation charges vary by the provider, please contact us for details.
  3. Most services run daily unless they have reached capacity on your date or have not reached a minimum number of persons required for the service to operate. If we are unable to accommodate you on your chosen date, we will, at your option, either reschedule your date or promptly refund your payment, less bank fees.
  4. Tours will depart daily regardless of weather unless conditions would make it unsafe, so please be prepared for the possibility of rain.
  5. Should your plans change and you need to make changes, we will work with the supplier to either accommodate you at another time or refund your money according to our terms & conditions.
  6. The client is responsible for any fees charged by the vendor as they have committed resources to your arrangement and may have more restrictive policies. The more notice you give us, the more likely we will be able to re-accommodate you.
  7. For arrangements within Costa Rica please always make sure to carry a copy of your valid passport and your last entry stamp with you. For day and multi-day trips that involve border-crossing you must carry your valid passport and a copy of it with you at all times. We also recommend to have a printed version of your flight ticket, to proof that you will leave the country. Border crossing fees may apply.
  8. Cancellations with less than 72 hours notice are non-refundable.
  9. Cancellations of single bookings will incur a $15 cancellation fee (plus any bank or vendor charges). Changes of dates or times may be possible without a fee depending on availability or vendor policy; otherwise the cancellation fee will apply.
  10. Cancellations are subject to bank imposed fees which are generally 3% to 5% of the amount. Or we will be happy to apply your payment to another service.
  11. Cancellations must be made in writing.
  12. No shows are subject to a 100% penalty.
  13. Note: The weight restriction for this tour is 130 kg / 290 lbs.