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Finca Valmy Tours

Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
(506) 779 1118
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

My daughter and I had a wonderful morning horseback riding with Finca Valmy Tours! Our guide, Che, was splendid! We went through the forest learning about the trees, plants and wildlife. It was all perfect, riding through the stream, having a snack at the waterfall and gourmet lunch at the end. We highly recommend this and it was our favorite... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Neither myself or my husband have been horseriding before, and I can't imagine a better first experience! The horses are beautiful and incredibly well behaved. Along with the funny and friendly tour guides there wasn't a second we felt unsafe. The tour guides also taught us about the local plants and gave us various things to try and smell which... More

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Miami, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Horses were very well trained and the guides were wonderful. Very funny and had so much information on local plants and ecosystem. I went with my boyfriend, an experienced horseback rider, and I had no prior experience whatsoever. We both had a great time. Views were incredible and it was overall a very fun, relaxed day. It had rained the... More

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Spring Branch, Texas, United States
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23 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This trip surpassed my expectations! The horses were very well-trained and guides were very entertaining! Che was masterful in engaging all on the trip, including my 4 yr old. It was a pleasant ride for my family of four who had never ridden a horse. The only downer was that the others on the trip didn't bother to tip Che... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I love to ride and jumped at the chance to ride through the jungle while in Costa Rica! I couldn't have asked for a better time. The staff was friendly and the horses were taken care of and well behaved. Our guide was very personable and made the ride even better. The views through the jungle were beautiful and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

Not only was the staff friendly and helpful, they were also very flexible and knew so much about the area. The tour was very personable and informative, not to mention super fun. The view was spectacular the entire ride and the waterfall was a refreshing swim. The horses were very well behaved and well kept. I would definitely recommend this... More

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Quepos, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I've been on horseback riding tours before but there is nothing like riding through the jungle. Not only was the scenery beautiful but the guides were knowledgable and taught us a lot about what we were seeing along the way. The highlight was getting the chance to swim in a mountain stream before heading back to the farm. Be sure... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Our young family of four had a great time with Che and the guides. Our four-year old sat with his mother on a horse and the seven-year old was on a guided pony. It was a very laid back and friendly time. The food and amenities were fine in the main house, appropriate for the area, and we had a... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This was a very nice relaxing way to spend a few hours. The tour is on private property and follows a river through the jungle to a waterfall. Che was an amazing personality and he made the tour for us. His three "grandchildren" (aka his dogs) came on the tour as well and followed us the whole way. They were... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

As an experienced rider I chose this tour as I wanted to see some rainforest and also get to really ride. I was not disappointed. The scenery was beautiful and the guides pointed out lots of interesting wildlife and plants. We stopped at a waterfall that you can climb to find an even more beautiful waterfall above and also got... More

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