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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 Attractions in Santa Cruz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Horseback Riding Stables, 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 Stables, 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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Denver, Colorado, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

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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28 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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15 reviews 15 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
1 review
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 

Tamarindo, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The zip line was super fun. And the food was super good. The horse back riding is also really fun. And has really cool dogs.

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

Very Glad to see u had fun !! thats whats its all about. Happy New Year & thanks again for the cool review. Pura Vida!! More 

Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

First, we want to say the food is amazing and the hosts are great! We are a group of 8 with 3 young children. Unfortunately the horseback ride was only an hour instead of the 2 advertised and there was a 3 hour wait between the time we finished and dinner with nothing much to do. The kids were bored... More 

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

Thank you for the great review & glad to see you had a fun Atv ride & delicious BBQ dinner. A Pleasure to have you on the ranch & enjoyed chatting & learning about Bermuda. Yes, that was the windy 4 days which blew & blew, so we were low key which is ok after a bizzy Christmas week.Thanks again... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

For us it was just about the zip lining we did not partake in any other activities they offered, but we were able to zip line just the two of us and two guides. The first line is about 450 yards long and it has an amazing view. I felt safe and well take care of. In total we did... More 

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

Very happy 2 see you loved the zip line. It's a great eco jungle adventure.Next time stay for the BBQ Happy New Year & thanks for the great review. Pura Vida!! More 

Chiang Mai, Thailand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Alex picked us up just for ziplining. We went to the property. Everyone was top notch. They love what they do. Jose was wonderful. We were glad we were in a small group. Definitely great. Very close to town of tamarindo. I would go back rather than take an hour bus ride with another company with a bunch of people... More 

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

Glad to see you loved the zip line & the team of guides. They work hard making 100 % sure everyone has a relaxed & fun time in the jungle. There is no stress on Black Stallion ranch & your not on a canopy with 35 other people, we are very low key & exclusive. Yes, we are very close... More 

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