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Black Stallion Hills Eco Park

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Address: | Tamarindo, Santa Cruz, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8869 9765
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Description: Best Horse Tours, Zipline & BBQ Feast - Our Eco Adventure Trail Rides...
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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The Black Stallion experience is beyond perfect!

After a wonderful, but slightly bumpy vacation we wanted our last day to be memorable. We found the ranch and it exceeded our expectations by a mile. Alex was extremely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
marniebreton
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Natick, Massachusetts
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Natick, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

After a wonderful, but slightly bumpy vacation we wanted our last day to be memorable. We found the ranch and it exceeded our expectations by a mile. Alex was extremely accommodating and hospitable. The five of us (boys 10, 12 and 15) took an adventurous horseback ride to the top of a big hill to see the sunset. The views... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We were looking for a last activity before leaving Tamarindo. We were recommended this place by a couple we met in town, wow we were not disappointed! The private horse back riding tour was fabulous, we went around the ranch and up the mountain to the lookout where we found an amazing view of the nature, ocean and surroundings. Our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Alex and Black Stallion was recommended to us by the hotel we stayed at, and boy we are glad we went. Alex and his staff are awesome, we went horseback riding in the morning, his horses are well taken care of and beautifully trained. Our ride was an hour long ride into the hills, we saw a monkey sleeping in... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My wife, son and I did the zip line and BBQ combo and had a terrific time. Alex made this super easy by exchanging emails to confirm our visit and picking us up in Tamarindo. The zip line guides were very thorough in their safety briefing and the experience was exhilarating! And then came the food! Large servings of an... More 

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Hilltown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

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

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

Thank you for the great review it was a pleasure having you & the family on the ranch. Very happy to see you loved the relaxed horse back ride & got to see howler monkeys. The BBQ certainly does the trick after a long ride,glad u enjoyed the feast. Again thanks for the review & Pura Vida to you &... More 

Jupiter, Florida
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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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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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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 

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