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Rancho Tropical

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Rancho Tropical offers unique and memorable experiences in the nature exploring the typical vegetation, the wildlife diversity and panoramic views. Activities are Horseback Riding, Hiking Excursion, Waterfall Rappelling, Farming Tour, Night Walk and...more
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Carbonera, Km. 15 South of Puerto Jimenez, Puerto Jimenez 60702, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We highly recommend this tour we wore 4 females in our mid 20s without any horse riding experience and we were instantly comfortable with the experience! The tour guides are great and super fun while guiding us through the most beautiful & diverse sceneries with...More

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CindyBoulanger, Owner at Rancho Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review. We are happy you enjoyed the tour and hope to see you back!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Father and son teamed up to make this a fun experience for all! Professional, yet gave us liberty to ride and enjoy the experience. Our group ages ranged from 6 yrs to 60! everyone agreed this was the best part of the trip to Osa...More

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CindyBoulanger, Owner at Rancho Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your nice review! It touches us to read this was the best part of your trip in the Osa Peninsula. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this sporty ride that started and ended along the scenic coastline of the Golfo Dulce. We galloped across a Brahma cattle ranch - that’s something new! - and into the jungle to see howler and spider monkies along with a three-toed sloth. Had to...More

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CindyBoulanger, Owner at Rancho Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Tracy for your great review! We are happy to read you enjoy your ride and hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our horseback ride. It was not just everyone get in line and follow the guide. Our horses were more free to explore and we were able to get them up to speed a little bit in the open pastures. We were able...More

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CindyBoulanger, Owner at Rancho Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Tara for your great review! We are glad you enjoyed the tour and hope to see you back.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a superb experience. Not your usual nose to tail horse walk. This was the real deal - galloping along the beach, stopping to look at the monkeys, spiders and all sorts of amazing wildlife and then the waterfall - beautiful. Highly recommended.

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CindyBoulanger, Owner at Rancho Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review! We are glad you enjoyed your tour and we hope to see you back. Have a great time in Costa Rica.

Reviewed August 28, 2018

Miner was an amazing and fun guide. We went up the mountain, down to the water fall and along the beach with our horses. You can also repel down the waterfall! I can't describe the view of the Osa Peninsula nor could I capture the...More

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CindyBoulanger, Owner at Rancho Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Thank you Eve for your nice review! We hope to see you again soon. Enjoy the beauty of the Osa Peninsula.

Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

My husband, 10-yo daughter and I are experienced riders and have ridden in many countries throughout the world. Riding with Rancho Tropical was among the best. We rode twice with them - had both Carlos’s as our guides - and once we were lucky enough...More

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CindyBoulanger, Owner at Rancho Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2018

Thank you for your review! We are happy you enjoyed your time riding with us. We can't wait to see you again.

Reviewed August 13, 2018

Definitely the best guided horse trip I've ever been on! Our guide was superb, the horses were lively, awesome scenery. Caveat: not for the timid. The horses like to gallop, and we went up and down some pretty steep and muddy ravines.

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CindyBoulanger, Owner at Rancho Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Thank you for your nice review! We are happy to read it was your best horse trip ever. We hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

My daughter loved it! Riding in the jungle, on the beach, going in the water, jumping over a tree, ... she will do it again for sure!

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CindyBoulanger, Owner at Rancho Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Thank you Annie for your great review!! We'd be happy to see you back.

Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

With a 7 year old kid, we did a first horse riding tour at the beach side and in the forest, saw lots of wild monkeys jumping around in the trees and loved it so much we came back for a second riding tour with...More

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CindyBoulanger, Owner at Rancho Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Thank you for your nice review! We are happy you enjoyed your tour. We'd love to see you back!

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vtbiker
December 12, 2017|
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Response from CindyBoulanger | Property representative |
Rancho Tropical is located 1 kilometer from Martina's Buena Esperanza restaurant. When you book a tour, you can ask for a pickup with the horses at Martina's.
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vtbiker
December 10, 2017|
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Response from CindyBoulanger | Property representative |
Good morning, if you are staying close enough to walk up to Cabo Matapalo main road entrance, Rancho Tropical guides will meet you there either for a bird watching tour, for a hike in Matapalo area and even with the horses... More
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Dave O
November 21, 2016|
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Response from CindyBoulanger | Property representative |
We can arrange the transportation for you with a private transport or a taxi. The transportation cost is $30 each way.
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