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Puro Caballo

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Puro Caballo Equestrian Center, Casablanca

Located in the Casablanca Valley, a major wine-producing region of Chile, Puro Caballo (Just... read more

Reviewed January 25, 2016
Isolar2014
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Quilpue, Chile
Very nice stop on the way from/to Santingo to the coast, good combination with visiting wineries

Purocaballo.cl - This is a lovely place to learn about Chilean horses and Chilean rural culture. It... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2015
Kigoo
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Reviewed February 25, 2018

We like going to Puro Caballo. It is a simple setting, but it has its nice things, like a traditional dirt floor, and the food is good. Their specialty is the grilled beef. They also have horseback riding and on weekends or with big groups...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank NoisyPDX
Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

I love the restaurant you have the real Chilean food, the service it's amazing the owner it's super friendly! The nature is incredible, super clean area I highly recommend for lunch and events.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Alfredo1976
Reviewed May 23, 2017

excellent shows, service , food , horse back , amazing and enchanted place . the best is to go with a group of people, need a car to get there.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Zilda N
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

....with a special result. Super friendly horse ranch. My elevenses of six empanadas started the roll which then seemed to run quite naturally via Pisco Sours into lunch. My ceviche was that great mix of very tasty and very plentiful. So was my entraña steak...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank rufus3737
Reviewed March 18, 2016

We enjoyed a fantastic lunch at Puro Caballo. My wife tried the traditional corn pie while I had a huge steak. The staff is very friendly and very accommodating. After lunch, my wife and the friends that joined us went horseback riding with a guided...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank John M
Reviewed February 16, 2016

As part of an excursion in Santiago,Chile we went to this really awesome horse show and lunch. We were greeted by two gauchos on horses brandishing the Chilean flag. As we entered a beautiful courtyard,we were offered delicious empanadas and pisco(native drink).Then we were entertained...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed January 25, 2016

Located in the Casablanca Valley, a major wine-producing region of Chile, Puro Caballo (Just Horses) highlights the beauty and nobility of the Chilean Horse, historic equestrian traditions and fine local gastronomy. La Vega Ranch, home of Puro Caballo, is near Lagunillas (Little-Lakes), an ancient town...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Isolar2014
Reviewed December 30, 2015

Purocaballo.cl - This is a lovely place to learn about Chilean horses and Chilean rural culture. It is really dedicated to horses and the equestrians are very skilled. The place, a Fundo (manor) is very well kempt and inspire a manorial atmosphere. There are regular...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed December 28, 2015

Brief folkloric show (two musicians, a singer and two dancers) introduced us to the program along with a pisco sour and a large meat enchilada. This was followed by information about the Chilean horses and then a demonstration of rodeo riding. Rodeo is the Chilean...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Jeanne J
Reviewed March 27, 2015

An enjoyable experience for one who enjoys both horses, wine, music, and good food. This was part of our excursion after our cruise which ended at the airport in Santiago. A very nice ranch and horse show before our very nice lunch. Excellent steak with...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Dale L
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LADarya
Los Angeles, California
puro caballo in Pueblo de lagunillas (2 Replies)
Does Puro Caballo have horse shows on Sunday or Tuesday in August. We want to go there for lunch after a drive in the Casablanca region and have lunch and see the rodeo and other show. We can go either Sunday or a weekday, or Saturday if need be. Darya
April 22, 2017|
Response fromLADarya|
thank you
Wriskit
New York City
Valparaiso to Santiago transfers-best options advice (8 Replies)
We disembark Veendam 2/23/10 at 0900. The ship offers various group tour sightseeing options with lunch and airport transfer in time for the late evening flight to NYC. Examples: Casablanca Valley wineries/Valparaiso-187USDpp; Valparaiso/Vina del Mar/Puro Caballo stables-154$pp; Santiago/Los Dominocos maket-139$pp; or Santiago/Concha y Toro-204$pp. Santiago Adventures offers a private full day tour of Valparaiso (lunch at Caruso's) and Santiago-187$pp. Chile About offers a similar tour...More
October 09, 2009|
Response fromNix_on_the_road|
The trip from Valparaiso to Santiago can be done on a number of bus services that operate out of the bus station across from the Congress building (a few blocks from the port). Buses in Chile are very nice, and very cheap. Roundtrip is $15 so one way is $8 or so. These are coaches with leather seats, and some have drinks services. There are many competing bus companies, but TurBus is quite reliable. The trip takes an hour and a half, at high degrees of safety (Chilean buses have a speed...More
LADarya
Los Angeles, California
Day trips from Santiago August suggestions (7 Replies)
Hi friends, we are getting oh so close to our trip, arriving August 5 into Santiago. Wanted to see if I can get ideas of day trips or day activities in and from Santiago from you. Keep in mind 3 under 13 in tow, so can't hit the wine trail. Here is what I have so far: -Cascadia de las Animas, ride horses -Valparaiso, Vina Del Mar, -Portillo to ski and see the nearby mountain lake -drive out to Puro Caballo and hit the nearby towns -concha y toro tour -fantasilandia Looking for other...More
July 18, 2017|
Response fromLADarya|
Wow, Rodeo August 20. Where exactly will that be? Very excited to hear of this. Thank you Darya