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Black Stallion Hills Eco Park

Address: | Tamarindo, Santa Cruz, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8869 9765
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Ranked #2 of 10 things to do in Santa Cruz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Horseback riding, Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Best Horse Tours, Zipline & BBQ Feast - Our Eco Adventure Trail Rides offer 1,500 acres of private...
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Type: Horseback riding, Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Best Horse Tours, Zipline & BBQ Feast - Our Eco Adventure Trail Rides offer 1,500 acres of private ranch in Guanacaste. 100 % Cowboy Country. Explore pastures,mountains & creeks. Climb hilltops & enjoy breathtaking 360 degree ocean & valley views. Experience monkeys, iguanas, birds in flight; nature & wildlife up-close. Our horses are well groomed, well trained & friendly. Perfect for day & night adventurers, couples & families with children of all ages. Also our famous private Bbq Fiesta. Enjoy a sunset dinner with BBQ Master Chef grilling up a feast of farm raised chicken, local meats, fish & fresh garden veggies. It's a very unique exclusive evening. Also,we have a new 10 platform canopy zip line which is amazing. We now are offering full combo packages eg : Ride,Zip & BBQ - An all afternoon activity & great value. If u want an adventure, we have it. Also,ask us about our amazing night time ride & zip activities. See u soon in da jungle. :-) Pura Vida.

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Hilltown, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

My wife and I went on the horseback ride/bbq combo last week at Black Stallion Hills and are already looking forward to returning. The reservation set up was very easy and we were picked up in Tamarindo right on schedule. Arriving at the park we were introduced to our horseback guides, Tomas and Francisco. We went on a fabulous ride... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Our family visited the Black Stallion and it was a wonderful experience. Alex is a great host and the property is amazing. We did the horseback riding and we toured the enormous property on a series of trails. We climbed up to a peak with panoramic views of the ocean and the mountains around us. We also saw a family... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We had an incredible experience at Black Stallion. Visiting Tamarindo for my friend's bachelorette party, our group of 15 girls took our talents to the ranch. Everyone who worked there was incredibly friendly and welcoming. We rode our horses to the top of the mountain and ziplined down. As a group of 15, getting down the ziplines took quite some... More 

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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Hills Eco Park, responded to this review

Big thank you for the great review appreciate tons. It was a pleasure having all you girls on the Black Stallion Rancho.You were all in true adventure mode & the zip guides were very impressed with all of you on the ponies & canopy. Happy to see loved the our famous BBQ dinner, yes it is rustic & Guanacaste ranch... More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

My girlfriend and I spent an afternoon at Black Stallion, we had an exclusive tour of the ranch and it was extraordinary. The activities were fun but what was most memorable was the human exchange we had with Alex and his staff, and not to forget is affectionate dogs. A ranch dog followed us on our horseback ride to the... More 

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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Hills Eco Park, responded to this review

Thank you for a fantastic review ! Great to see you loved being on the ranch & found it to be " extraordinary " we like that, it's a beautiful gem of a ranch, 1000 acres of pristine nature & pacific jungle. The Eco park is 33 acres with canopy & jungle tree walk.Glad to see you enjoyed zipping &... More 

Denver, Colorado, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Alex runs an impressive operation at the beautiful Black Stallion Hills ranch. Four of us experienced the zip line attraction. It was a fun afternoon with Danny and Jose. The zip line had descent overall length of runs. The views were fantastic. I rated the experience "average" as I've recently done other canopy tours in the area that provided a... More 

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Belmar, New Jersey
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We took the ATV and BBQ trip with the Black Stallion Eco Park. Brian( a Tico local with great English skills) picked us up at our B nB on brand new ATVs. We road together about 1 mile to their ATV shop. There we got helmets, dust masks and a quick ATV lesson. Since I had never driven an ATV,... More 

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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Hills Eco Park, responded to this review

Big thanks for the fab review & very pleased to see you had a great time exploring the ranch on the new quads.Black Stallions a perfect place to do this, no traffic, no people with great adventure mountain trails to play on.Glad to see you loved relaxing at the Cafe, under the stars & enjoyed the ranch style BBQ. Thanks... More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Set off on a guided horse ride through the 100 acre ranch to the top of the hill to see the amazing vista and watch the sunset. Returned to the restaurant to a glass of lovely homemade sangria and then an amazing BBQ. The food and wine was laid out buffet style which we really liked and meant you could... More 

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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Hills Eco Park, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us on Black Stallion Ranch & thanks for the great review, we appreciate. Nice to have a British group all together,good fun.Glad to see u loved the relaxed ride. The black stallion ranch is 1500 acres of pristine nature,next time definatly ride up & zipline down,that's the real Eco Pura Vida adventure. Cheers & thanks again... More 

London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

An awesome afternoon spent with Alex and his team. The zip line experience, my first for many many years, was unforgettable and made so by the really experienced and friendly team that guide you. They really help you get the most fun out of the experience, safely. The monkey jungle challenge at the end is an equivalent adrenalin rush -... More 

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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Hills Eco Park, responded to this review

Big thanks for visiting us on the black stallion ranch & no: 2 thanks for the great review, we do appreciate! Glad to see you loved the zip line & enjoyed the monkey tree walk, a zen type tree work out, gets the arm muscles pumped up thats for sure.thanks again & pura vida !! ps: Mini is getting way... More 

Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

zip line was fun, very professionally handled with 5 guides taking us through. beautiful. the bbq dinner was far better than expected, it really was very good. Beef tenderloin, grilled chicken, chorizo, salads, sangria and cerveza, and more, awesome. the only thing they can imporve on was the horseback riding, where you do not get too much freedom to stray... More 

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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Hills Eco Park, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review we do appreciate, very happy to see you enjoyed the ranch activities & rustic BBQ Fiesta.We look forward to seeing you soon.Thanks again & Pura vida!! More 

Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

My family and I went to Black Stallion and had one of the best days of our lives. We started with doing the zip line. it was absolutely incredible. I think we did a total of 10 lines. The crew was extremely good. after that we went on a horse ride with the entire family. the horses were very calm.... More 

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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Hills Eco Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the Fantatic review. Very happy to see you had a fanatic day zip lining, horse back riding & lovin the BBQ !! It was a pleasure having you all on the Ranch & we look forward to seeing you soon.Happy New Years to the family.Pura Vida!! More 

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