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Black Stallion Hills Equestrian Center

| Black Stallion Hills, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
506 8869 9765
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Ranked #16 of 85 activities in Tamarindo
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Horseback Riding Stables
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... more » 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. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We had an amazing time at the canopy Tour and horse back riding. We had a couple horses, Wavos and Chimichangoes who were the best horses to ride in Costa Rica, maybe the world. I loved the tour and the zip lining was very fun.

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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Hills Equestrian Center, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We are very happy to see you enjoyed the zip line & horse back ride on black Stallion.We have had 2 new fouls this week, so much excitement here in Paradise. Thank you again for the review.Cheers! More

Sarasota, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Best described as having a cookout at a friends house. Alex becomes a close friend when you first meet him. He'll make you some special drinks or hand you a beer if you like. Families enjoy the Zip Line and horseback riding. If not crowded with families this is like being invited to taste some special treats and hang out... More

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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Hills Equestrian Center, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the great review & it was a pleasure having u on black stallion Ranch. See u soon & again thanks! More

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I came here for a welcome party for a wedding and loved it! Beautiful setting and very cool/eclectic decor. This was probably the most authentic/ delicious food I had while visiting Costa Rica - everything was super fresh and the meat was cooked on the grill in front of us. The manager/owner was so friendly and a delight to chat... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I wrote a long and glowing review about the restaurant, which included my comments about the ride and zipline, so please hop on over there for more good reviews (including mine). And be sure to check out their Facebook page for lots of guest photos and a flavor of the place. A must do!

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Came to Playa Junquillal for a destination wedding and the Welcome Party for all the guests that came to CR was hosted here by the bride and groom. Place was very nice, outdoor tables and very rustic. Alex, the owner, is one hell of a friendly guy and warm! we had a good time just talking to him. Best of... More

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Cochrane, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

We rode the horses up then zip lined down, it was a beautiful afternoon. The new zip line was fast and had a few surprises!!! When we got back Chef Carlos whipped us up a tasty BBQ while we enjoyed some cold cervesaz. It's a working ranch so it's nice to wonder around and see the animals, the new foals... More

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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Hills Equestrian Center, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us on black stallion ranch,we very pleased to see u had a fabulous time. The little ponnies are growing fast & they love there snacks, in one year they will be rideable,a step by step process.Thank you for the great review.Cheers! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013 via mobile

This is one of the best places to visit in tamarindo/brasilito/conchal area. An afternoon of horseback riding, zip lining, complete with a full BBQ in the evening. Such an awesome experience. The atmosphere of the ranch was perfect, and Alex and the staff were so gracious and helpful by providing an array of sangria, wine, and beer in addition to... More

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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Hills Equestrian Center, responded to this review

Thank u for the great review, we do appreciate :) The Super Ranch Combo is a blast ! A fantaitic afternoon & glad to see u enjoyed ! Not many places u can ride up & zip down the have a BBQ feast. Again thank you for the great review & see u soon - Cheers. More

Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

We are set to come back to Black Stallion Ranch on the 1st of January. This place is amazing, the zip line , horse riding, most of all the BBQ after a great day. Alex and the staff are Amazing.

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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

We loved the Black Stallion Hills property! It is just a ten minute drive from Tamarindo but it feels like a different world. Everything is so pristine and untouched like how Costa Rica really is. We had an amazing time at the ranch, we did ziplining at night (highly recommended!) took a pony ride and relaxed at the cafe with... More

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Surferchefcowboy, General Manager at Black Stallion Hills Equestrian Center, responded to this review

Hi & Thank you very much for the review...! We are glad you loved the ranch. Well the light tropical rain is over, its summer time & perfect conditions for outdoor fun. we are in full high season mode with many fun BBQ Fiestas ! Thanks again for visiting us & see you soon.Pura Vida! More

Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

We celebrated my best friend B-Day and it was simply amazing!!! Alex and his crew were great! We felt like home, and the food was delicious and very typical from Costa Rica. We will definitely come back for more birthdays and to chill ! I highly recommend it!

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Surferchefcowboy, General Manager at Black Stallion Hills Equestrian Center, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review & thank u for choosing black stallion for the birthday party. Next time we will organise the party to fly on the zipline as well. Thanks Again :-) More

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