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Patio Horse back riding in Faial

We had such a great experience at Patio Horse back riding. I had such a great time that I booked a... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
Geri A
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San Jose, California, United States
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Great time, nice horse and amazing scenery

I was spending a few days on the Faial island and contacted Patio to join a 1 day advanced trail... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
Brune H
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PATIO Horse & Lodge is the Horse-Trail company on the Azores Archipelago. The sustainable PATIO Lodge offers wonderful rides for beginners, returnees and experienced riders. From 1.5 hours Beginner Trail to the Classic Faial Island Trail, in 6 days...more
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Rua da Igreja | Pátio Lodge - Quinta do Moinho, Cedros, Faial Island 9900-341, Portugal
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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We had such a great experience at Patio Horse back riding. I had such a great time that I booked a second horse back trail ride. The horses are very well taken cared of, the people especially our guide Diogo was so patience with the...More

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PATIO H, Inhaber at Patio, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

Dear Geri A, thank you very much for your very nice feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the patience of our guides especially with beginners sitting the very first time on a horse. We ourselves still remember how it was when we...More

Reviewed August 8, 2018

I was spending a few days on the Faial island and contacted Patio to join a 1 day advanced trail. As an experienced rider, I greatly appreciated the day : I got a very nice horse, Isaac, true lusitanian, and exceptionnally light in his paces....More

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PATIO H, Owner at Patio, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Dear Brune, thank you very much for this feedback. The whole team appreciated the time you spent with us. All the best from Mid-Atlantic! Victor

Reviewed August 5, 2018

We made a nice 1,5 hrs beginners ride with our family of which 2 were very unexperienced. I appreciated the relaxed way they handled that. No stress at all and that is reflected on the (nice) horses.

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PATIO H, Owner at Patio, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Dear Marlies 26, welcome on our small Island of Faial. The Island with no stress at all! Thank you so much for your charming review! Victor & PÁTIO Team

Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

We took the 3 hour ride, and did a slow amble through the beautiful countryside, and then some trotting. It would have been even nicer if we were proper riders ... All the horses were beautiful and well cared for. We did not stay but...More

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PATIO H, Owner at Patio, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2018

Dear Tripper1Malaysia, don't worry when you are a beginner, re-starter or not so experienced. The PÁTIO team loves to adapt easily to all levels of horse-lovers. We have horses for all levels. Great that you felt well cared! Hope to see you again and then...More

Reviewed May 27, 2018

We were spending some time on the island and decided to take a beginner 1,5h horse tour with Patio. We have never rode before, so it was new and thrilling for us. However, everything was perfectly organized, we felt us comfortable and really enjoyed the...More

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PATIO H, Owner at Patio, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

Dear Knerrant, thank you very much for your review. You have chosen really a perfect combination: A nice beginner ride and afterwards some delicious food. Great that you enjoyed! All the best, long-lasting memories and hope to see you again! Victor

Reviewed April 15, 2018

We were on Faial for five days and were looking for something to do with kids other than hiking. Decided on the horseback riding and were not disappointed. Really beautiful horses, amazing setting with the ocean views and cows grazing by the road sides. The...More

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PATIO H, Owner at Patio, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

Dear leath642, you summarise perfect what PÁTIO Horse & Lodge want to offer. Professional and safe horse trails. Always with fun and a touch of adventure. Might be with beginner or advanced, we always try to suit to the personal level of the rider. Great...More

Reviewed April 12, 2018

We are a family with two children. We met with the charming guide Diogo - we have no experience in horse riding, Diogo explained how to ride the horses and we went out with him for a wonderful hour and a half walk. Diogo took...More

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PATIO H, Owner at Patio, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Dear ravitcon, we highly appreciate your very nice evaluation of PÁTIO Horse & Lodge. It is really beautiful when all the flowers shows their amazing blossoms. We are happy that you enjoyed this experience with us. Best regards and maybe see you once again Victor

Reviewed March 29, 2018

My husband and our friends were returning to the Azores for the second time and I suggested we look for an opportunity to ride while we were there. I was thrilled to find Patio on Trip Advisor and even more thrilled that they would be...More

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PATIO H, Owner at Patio, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2018

Dear Cindy A, Thank you very much for these great compliments. The whole team appreciated a lot to hear that you and your friends were very satisfied. Maybe you travel a third time to the Azores, then don't miss to stay at our PÁTIO Lodge...More

Reviewed January 10, 2018

The staff at Patio gave us a very warm welcome, a clear explanation of the horses, and what we could expect. The horses were perfectly looked after and very well trained, particularly to accommodate my poor riding skills! The route (c.1.5 hrs) took us along...More

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PATIO H, Owner at Patio, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2018

Dear Jack091993, you don't have poor riding skills, you are a beginner. And as such one you were doing a really great job! Thank you very much for your nice and highly appreciated review. Hope you keep the Azores long in your memory and will...More

Reviewed October 30, 2017

We went for a horse riding this October and we must say that was an increadible experience! The staff is super friendly and give all the instructions and check all you need. During the riding they check us all the time. The horses are well...More

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PATIO H, Proprietário at Patio, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2017

Dear Zn F, thank you very much for your very nice feedback. The whole team apreciated a lot your comments. Looking forward to meet you again in the middle of the Atlantic! Victor

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Dear epsWoonso... i think we phoned today and clarified your questions. If there are anymore five us a call and we love to help. Waiting for your final booking! Victor & The PÁTIO Team
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