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Ocean Echo Stables

Newcastle | St. John, Barbados
+1 246-433-6772
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Horseback Riding Stables
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English first
London
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
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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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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I should have written this review a long time ago but I am only just writing up my notes from my visit to Barbados in December 2011. The few hours I spent riding with Bernárd on a beautiful horse called Chalice were among the most special of my whole trip. The scenery was beautiful and Bernárd was the perfect companion... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We went on the 1.5 hour coast and countryside ride, which was amazing. Fantastic guide who put 2 first time riders at ease. Samantha told us lots about the island on the journey to the stable, and throughout the ride Bernard spoke about the local vegetation and have us some history about Barbados. A really great choice for something different... More

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