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Santa Marilha Horse Excursions

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Santa Maria, Cape Verde
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About Santa Marilha Horse Excursions
Horse riding excursions with english speaking guides along the wonderful beaches, the salt mines and the natural reserve of Sal Island (Cape Verde). Tailored horseback riding excursions for beginners, intermediate and expert riders. Transfer service from the hotels (pick up & drop off), comprehensive safety briefing, insurance and riding helmets included in the price
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Experienced riders and beginners alike will find their match on this Sal Island horseback riding tour. Choose between a 1-, 1.5-, or 2-hour ride and set off in a small group with a maximum of six participants. You’ll ride along white-sand beaches and through the salt flats of Sal, with the opportunity to continue to Kite Beach and beyond. Helmets, round-trip hotel transport, and safety briefing all included.
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We were 2 friends, one complete beginner to riding and one with a small amount of experience. We did the 1 hour ride to the salt flat. We had a great time, the ride was easy and slow, just what we wanted. Some nervous people had their horses led, handled really well. The staff
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Friendly people, Beautiful horses, I had a lovely ride on the eldest horse Marilha 💖 and my man on the playful Venus 💖 Venus is very enthusiastic where he finds out he can play and lay down in the sand dunes 😁 We went with two other people in the group. And there were 3
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My sister and I chose the hour and half ride through the Salt Mines and Kite Beach. The stables were really quick to respond by email to our booking request and gave us all the information we needed. They pick you up and drop you off from your accommodation and when you get to
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Really good time lovely staff had a fun ride out walking and galloping across the beaches and dessert horses really well looked after would definitely recommend
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Response from Santa_Marilha, Owner at Santa Marilha Horse Excursions
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi Faye, Thanks for your comment. It has been lovely to welcome you at our stables :) Best regards, Teo
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Having never been on a horse, I was a little nervous but found this experience surprisingly enjoyable! We rode at a gentle pace over to the salt flats and back again which probably took about 45 minutes (long enough for a first ride). The horses appear to be well loved and
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Response from Santa_Marilha, Owner at Santa Marilha Horse Excursions
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi, Thanks for trusting our horses and experience your first ride ever on horseback with us :) Wish to welcome you at our stables again. Best regards, Teo
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