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Spirit of the West

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Address: West Bay KY1-1302, Grand Cayman
Phone Number: 345 916 8669

One of the most unique ways to experience Grand Cayman! Trek along the edge...

One of the most unique ways to experience Grand Cayman! Trek along the edge of the Caribbean Sea atop one of our magnificent beauties! Enjoy a lazy walk as the surf rolls in and out at the feet of your horse. For the more adventurous, feel the wind in your hair as you canter along the white sand beach. Try something completely out of the ordinary with the swim ride - hold on tight as your horse is steered into the cool and refreshing waters of the Caribbean for a wonderful swim.The true romantics can see the softer side of Cayman with the moonlit ride during the full moon. Guided only by the natural instincts of your horse, enjoy the peaceful nirvana of paradise where the modern world is far and away!Whatever your choice, Spirit of the West delivers premium service with true Caymanian hospitality. Each ride is an experience of a lifetime and every rider feels like they have done something they will never forget!

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Great excursion!

Had a great time with Michael. I was a little nervous, but he was extremely patient and was a great guide!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a great time with Michael. I was a little nervous, but he was extremely patient and was a great guide!

Thank cmerzel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful ride along the beach and into the ocean. The guide was friendly and talkative about the island as well as the horses. Felt comfortable on the horses. We would do it again and highly recommend them.

Thank MariEllen J
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just had the privilege of doing the Caribbean Sea Swim private tour with Jordan last week. We are still talking about it to this day and will pass this recommendation on to our friends going in the spring. The price and the few hours of the excursion are all well worth it. Jordan was such a great and personable... More 

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Edgewater, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today we rode on the beach with our guide Jordan and his dad. The horses were beautiful and the experience was amazing. Jordan was very knowledgeable about the island and the horses. I will never forget the beauty of it all. We went into the water up to the horses necks and they were swimming while we were on bare... More 

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La Vista, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such an incredible and fun experience for our family of adults age 31 to 85 and 86. Never imagined our horseback ride on the beach would include riding bareback so deep into the water that it was to the top of the horses backs and that the horses would even be swimming a few steps! What a fun challenge to... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Paul and his horses this past weekend. We had a couple of teenagers and multiple adults. Everyone had a great time. This is our first time riding on horses into the sea. It was definitely a very unique experience. We were fortunate to have limited people on the beach. There were no cruises on the island the day... More 

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Stafford, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm sure the experience would have been great. We waited an hour and the couple that came with us was returning once the anxiety started. My daughter saw a younger buy getting panicky and so did she. I feel had we left with couple the we arrive with, we wouldn't had time to get nervous and witness another child's anxiety.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having horses of my own, I have taken them to ponds or rivers and swam with them but I have never had an experience like I did with Spirit of the West. Our guide was Michael and he was so helpful to those in my family who don't ride often or at all. It was an incredible experience getting to... More 

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Independence, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife, who is 86, who grew up on a farm in Iowa, specifically asked if we could do a swim with the horses, after we were invited to go to Grand Cayman with our daughter and son in law, and granddaughter and her husband. We researched Trip Advisor, and decided on going with Spirit of the West. We were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

We had an amazing Caribbean Swim with Michael and the horses. Michael was a great guide, telling us history of the island and all about the horses as we rode along the beach. Once we got to the swim portion, it was amazing! Definitely a highlight of the week. The horses loved the swim, and I think we were all... More 

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