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Address: Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Phone Number: (506) 779 1118
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A Fun, Relaxing Ride For the Whole Family

Che and the folks at Valmy were just great. I am temporarily disabled and everyone went out of their way to make it possible for me to enjoy a beautiful ride with my family. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 8, 2015
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Barbados
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Barbados
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

Che and the folks at Valmy were just great. I am temporarily disabled and everyone went out of their way to make it possible for me to enjoy a beautiful ride with my family. The midpoint of the ride was a lovely waterfall where my daughters got to do a little swimming. Lunch was tasty as well. Thanks for a... More 

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Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My husband and I live here in Manuel Antonio Costa Rica and own a vacation rental/charter boat business vrbo.com218131. We also own horses of our own...so we consider ourselves experienced horseman. We were invited to try Valmy so as to see for ourselves if we wanted to include this tour for our business. We made our arrangements through Che who... More 

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Washington DC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My husband, two sons (ages 14 and 21), and I had a very enjoyable experience with Finca Valmy Tours. The horses were beautiful, healthy, well-cared for, and very easy to ride. Our guide, Che, was professional, informative and entertaining. Our trail ride took us through beautiful rainforest, to a natural waterfall and swimming hole, where everyone enjoyed a refreshing swim.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The ride to the farm was in a junky, old van. The driver picked up and dropped off locals along the way. Our guide cussed and criticized my parenting skills. Apparently, I'm too protective of my children (in his opinion). On the bright side, the horses were wonderful and the ride was relaxing and beautiful. The woman who ran the... More 

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San Jose
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

...to the point where we never even went on our excursion. I confirmed via email weeks ago and was supposed to be picked up for the tour this morning. It never happened. I tried to confirm again yesterday and also did not receive a response. Very disappointing.

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Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Che and his team were our first adventure on our recent trip. The horses were well taken care of and perfect for me who had little experience riding. We learned a lot about the plants and animals seeing armies of ants, poisonous frog and a charming waterfall. The highlight of the trip was the meal shared in the beautiful environment... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

After reading the amazing reviews about the owner, Valentin, I was a bit disappointed to get a different driver who spoke no English, but I was even more disappointed to hear it was Che's day off! I had 2 guides. One was in front and said 2 words the whole time: bamboo and cacao, as he pointed at those trees.... More 

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We visited and did this tour in march of 2014. If the color green, tropical forest, waterfall, or river bed isnt your thing this isnt for you. The landscapes are breathtaking. You can't get enough of it. The horses are healthy and beautiful. The knowledge of the guide is fantastic along with personal and local funny stories and facts. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

My girlfriend and I went on this trip not entirely sure what to expect other than the obvious horse ride. Personally I'm not the biggest horse fanatic but we thought it would be a good time. It ended up being fantastic! Enough fun to warrant us wanting to come back to take their overnight trip. The horses were well behaved... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

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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