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$25 - $55
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Barbecue, Central American, Costa Rican
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Reviewed September 10, 2020 via mobile

We had such an amazing day today with our six-year-old. We went horseback riding all the way up the mountain through a beautiful scenery. On top of the mountain, we had the most beautiful view of Costa Rica from above and its hundreds shaded of...green. We were guided to the canopy starting point that would bring us back down via zip lines and aerial bridges. Our guides were 100% professional and we felt safe throughout the whole experience. Even our six-year-old went down a few zip lines on his own flying like Spider-Man. Back down we were awaited by a delicious lunch made of all fresh ingredients. They also run a kids summer camp so while we were enjoying the rest of the afternoon, our kid was playing and made a lot of new friends. We can 100% recommend the Black Stallion Ranch and we will definitely be back for one of the many other activities they’re offering.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Surferchefcowboy, General Manager at Black Stallion Cafe & Surf Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2020

Thank you very much for the review Amigo! Happy to see u had a fun time. We are all about family & friends here.Great time to be in the jungle & nature.Yes the New kids camp is very popular !! Kids get to do real...More

Reviewed September 4, 2020 via mobile

We love going to the Black Stallion starting in 2012. Great food, awesome folks (yes, that includes you, Alex) and horseback riding. Definitely a must if you are in the Tamarindo area!

Date of visit: October 2019
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Surferchefcowboy, General Manager at Black Stallion Cafe & Surf Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2020

Big Thanks for visiting us and the review. Our horses are loving life with all the fresh Green grass they are living the dream. Next time ride up & zipline down that’s the real jungle Adventure.Thanks again Pura Vida.

Reviewed April 30, 2020

Really recommend the black stallion Amazing staff and so many breath taking attractions and adventures!! Can’t wait to come back!!!More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Surferchefcowboy, General Manager at Black Stallion Cafe & Surf Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2020

Thank you for the great review Amigos yes,ATV and riding horses before Sunset is amazing no one around its been like a movie here on the ranch,we are starting to do tours again and also now planting Fruit trees before the rain. We need to...More

Reviewed April 29, 2020

Wow, what a beautiful morning on the ranch practicing social distancing in pure heavenly nature, amazing view from above. Can't wait to get back.

Date of visit: April 2020
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Surferchefcowboy, General Manager at Black Stallion Cafe & Surf Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2020

Hi great to see u so nice & peaceful on the ranch Happy you loved the ride when we’re open again we cook u dinner. Yeh we have the perfect spot to distance or completely vanish into nature. Thanks for the great review Pura vida.

Reviewed April 26, 2020

We ate here with a work group and it was OUT OF THIS WORLD. I wish I had more pictures of the feast they served us! Alex, the owner, had been really excited to serve up our lunch and once I saw it, we were...even more excited than him to eat it! The presentation was beautiful and the food was DELICIOUS! And, nobody will go home hungry after their dining experience here. The kitchen staff was so warm and friendly and totally went above and beyond to serve us a memorable, beautiful and incredible meal. I travel all over the world for work and I often eat at delicious locations, but this one took the cake! (Actually, it was more of a rice-cream and fresh mango dessert instead ;) I would definitely return on a personal trip. The zipline staff was fabulous as well. Hanging out at Black Stallion Ranch, it feels like you're among old friends. Thank you all!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Surferchefcowboy, General Manager at Black Stallion Cafe & Surf Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2020

Ok exellent !! so glad you all enjoyed the lunch,that was fun 2 have you guys on Black Stallion. We like movie production teams on the ranch,very professional team I might add. Wow,they kicked butt hope u got tons of good footage.Since u guys were...More

Reviewed April 26, 2020

This was a wonderful experience for our family. Alex and his zip lining staff were very welcoming and gave us all the info we needed to be safe and to thoroughly enjoy the activity! Unexpectedly and unfortunately, one of the teenagers in our group became...ill. Alex was very concerned and thoughtful. He gave her a place to rest initially and then took her to his doctor. His kindness and his actions were much appreciated by all of our family! The meal was delicious, freshly prepared and served to us by a most pleasant staff. We highly recommend Black Stallion Ranch!More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Surferchefcowboy, General Manager at Black Stallion Cafe & Surf Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2020

Hi thanks for the great review & glad to see you loved the zipline and the ranch. Yes,our clinic and docs here good & very close to the ranch,so no worries,we always look after guests no matter what. Alls well here in Guanacaste,the weather &...More

Reviewed March 19, 2020

Great experience. Better food. The property is beautiful and Alex is a great host. Highly recommended to any group that wants a great meal with a fun and low-key environment.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 17, 2020

What a great adventure ziplining, swimming in the pool, and then a fantastic bbq with Alex and Fabio. The zipline guides were amazing and made our trip easy and fun. We saw two families of monkeys with four babies on the last stop!!! Alex is...a gracious host showing us around his property, the art gallery and his horses. Then we had the best food of our trip cooked by two amazing women, great wine and beer with some fun shots. Fabio made sure we had great music to accompany our dinner and fun. Great night and can't wait to visit again when we are back in Tamarindo!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Surferchefcowboy, General Manager at Black Stallion Cafe & Surf Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2020

Thanks for visiting us Amigos & thanks for the great review. We always make a cleints visit a fun adventure time.So happy to read U loved zipping & the Dinner.We now also have ATV s so u can zoom off into the jungle which is...More

Reviewed March 9, 2020

Highlight of our recent trip to Costa Rica. My family and our friends stayed at the JW Marriott nearby, and came to the ranch for ziplining. We ended up ziplining, horseback riding, and having dinner. An amazing experience with great staff and fantastic food. Highly...recommend it to anyone visiting the area.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Surferchefcowboy, General Manager at Black Stallion Cafe & Surf Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2020

Thanks for the review Amigo glad u loved zipping & riding our ponnies. That was a fun laid back evening happy to see you enjoyed the bbq dinner. We also have a new ATV tour which we do in the Santa Rosa side of the...More

Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

Atv zip & bbq 🍗 Had the best time on Black stallion it was our Wedding anniversary 24 years We did zip then Atv which was so much fun then relaxed in the pool with a few cocktails and had the best dinner definitely the...best meal we had on ur trip - Amigos we will be back can we stay in the Surf Ranch studio next time ? Looks excellent thank u for looking after usMore

Date of visit: March 2020
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Surferchefcowboy, Other at Black Stallion Cafe & Surf Saloon, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2020

Thanks for the great review & happy aniversary glad u loved the zip & ATV tour in the jungle. The Ranch Casita is done its good for a small traverling Family sleeps 2 kids & mom & pop,great for a 2 night stay with the...More

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baschbrown
January 17, 2020|
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Response from Surferchefcowboy | Property representative |
Hi yes u can come just for dinner / pls.send us an e mail with the date & details.thank u pura vida.
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591tonif
December 26, 2018|
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Response from Max Knox L | Reviewed this property |
You can go to the official Black Stallion site at blackstallionhills and click on Activities. There are some combo packages you can book that will combine various activities like Horseback Riding, Zip Lining, ATV and of... More
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joelleenski
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Hi any medical cancelations are automatically credited or we can rescedual what ever you prefer. Pls.zlet us know pura buda.
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