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Ocean Echo Stables

Address: Newcastle | St. John, Barbados
Phone Number: +1 246-433-6772
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Ranch & Farm
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Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Ranch & Farm
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London, United Kingdom
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124 reviews 124 reviews
12 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Wow what an experience, Bernard – a poet and a man of nature – took us out for a couple of hours, riding through fields, forests and on the beach whilst he cited his poetry and taught us about the medicinal properties of many of the plants and introduced us to some new fruits (to us) directly from the trees,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Revisited ocean echo, organised by sandy lane hotel, collected from reception by Bernard - 30 min drive up through the hills across to east side of island. Stables look a little ramshackle but Bernard , Samantha & gang couldn't be friendlier. Horses all in good shape and well turned out. Ride was neatly 2 hours up and down through small... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Thank you Samantha and my mount, the aptly named, 'Star'. Simply wonderful ride through some of the most beautiful countryside and coastline of Barbados. Lovely horses and Samantha a great guide. Not to be forgotten. Regards. Jonathan.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We had the pleasure of a family visit to Ocean Echo stables during our visit to Barbados in early August 2014. From the moment we arrived we were all made to feel welcome and comfortable by Samantha and Bernard. The Bath beach riding tour was simply amazing and the staff at Ocean Echo were an absolute pleasure - thank you... More 

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Colchester, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We spent a couple of hours taking a leisurely ride through the countryside and down onto the beach. My husband and I are beginners but my daughter is an experienced rider. So we split into two groups and while she cantered through the countryside we sauntered slowly. Learned so much about the area, plants and wildlife on our trip. My... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The stables are run by lovely people, really friendly with lovely happy horses. We had a great 2 hour beach ride to bath beach - wonderful to be riding along the sand and shore. Amazing views from the start of the trek down to the beach and some lovely poetry along the way. We forgot our camera but Samantha is... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This experience was full of positive vibes from beginning to end. Bernard picked me up from my hotel in Christ Church. Since I hadn't been to Barbados since I was a child, he gave great explanations of the natural environment, culture, and differences among the parishes. Once we got up to St. John, Samantha and the young man working at... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My husband and I had a great couple of hours with Bernard. The east coast of the island is very picturesque and we spent 2 hours trekking through the hills and down on to the beach, even taking the horses for a quick splash in the ocean. The views were breathtaking and Bernard is very knowledgeable on local history as... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I was in Barbados for business and wanted to do something active over the weekend that would allow me to see some more of the island than just the South Coast. I chose Ocean Echo because of the great tripadvisor reviews, and still, it was better than I could have possibly imagined! I took a two-hour ride, just me and... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We have been horse riding several times over the years but this trek surpassed any thing else we have done. We were the only riders and had two guides to accompany us. Bernard the lead guide was fantastic! He gave us so much information on local history and the flora and fauna as we rode through the hills above the... More 

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