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The Riding Adventure
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Beach Horseback Riding Adventure near Jaco
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Welcome to ride Healthy Horses with a Bilingual All Around Horsemen on a Customized beach riding adventure located near Manuel Antonio Beach and Jaco Beach. Specialized in small groups and customized tours. With a lifetime of equestrian experience my brother Gustavo and I (Diego) welcome you to enjoy our Personalized service complemented with well-trained mustangs, forested trails and secluded beaches. Our commitment: every rider will be match with the best possible mount according to riding ability, weight and personality. Tours are customizeable, horses are happy and healthy, and we guarantee a comfortable and personal interaction for the duration of your tour. Beach ride can be customized from 1 to 2 hour riding time including wager and riding instructions. Delicious lunch at ocean front beach restaurant is optional! transfers from Manuel Antonio and Jaco available upon request
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Activities for older children
San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
“So worth it!”
Reviewed July 23, 2013

This was one of the best experiences of being in Costa Rica so far, everything was very well organized and beyond amazing! We were a larger group of people but Diego was very accommodating to everyones skill level and the horses were great. The ride on the beach is very unique, it isn't a crowed area except for some locals, but there is plenty of time to go as fast or slow as you want. We stopped to swim with a few of the horses towards the end of the ride and you really get to experience what it is like to swim with the horses. They provided us a nice lunch, and also transportation to and from the beach. This was really a special experience and something that I have always wanted to do and I'm super glad we chose The Riding Adventure and their exceptional team.

Visited July 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Great experience! Definitely recommend!”
Reviewed July 22, 2013

This was a really great experience! We were picked up right from our hotel. Diego was a great tour-guide. The horses were fantastic and well-trained and Diego did a great job making sure that we were each given a horse that is appropriate for our riding level. The beach views were gorgeous and we had a great time riding. We also enjoyed the unique and exciting experience of swimming with the horses in the ocean! Afterwards, we ate a very nice lunch and got dropped back off in Jaco. Everything was well organized and we all had a lot of fun. I definitely recommend this adventure for all people visiting Costa Rica. It was certainly a one-of-a-kind experience that you will not get anywhere else!

Visited July 2013
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Los Angeles, CA
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158 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Such a great ride!”
Reviewed July 17, 2013

I went on this ride with my daughter and we both thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Diego arranged for our transportation from Manuel Antonio and all went flawlessly. I grew up with horses and was happy to see that his horses were very well taken care, well trained and well loved. He is very careful not to have them go out on too many rides and you can tell by the energy they had. Cantering on the beach along the shore at sunset was an incredible experience. We loved it! There was another couple with us that did not have any riding experience and they too had a great time as Diego put them on the slower route - good news is that he let the experienced riders have their fun while he hung back with the beginners. He was so helpful and creative at taking pictures for us with our camera. Highly recommend this ride!!!

Visited July 2013
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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Beach on horseback”
Reviewed June 22, 2013

Great time riding through the surf north if Quepos. Very helpful and friendly staff. One if the highlights of our trip

Visited August 2012
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Wembley, Canada
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Amazing Horseback Ride”
Reviewed June 1, 2013

Diego arranged for transportation to and from our hotel in Manual Antonio, it is a short drive to the ranch where we had one of the most beautiful horseback rides of our life. Even though the weather didn't cooperate and it rained during most of the trip we wouldn't have missed it for the world. The horses were excellent, the saddles very comfortable, and the scenery amazing. We had a private tour as we were celebrating our anniversary, due to the rain our bonfire on the beach was cancelled, but Diego guided us to a wonderful restaurant (Alma Hotel) at the end of our ride where we enjoyed a beautiful dinner with incrediable views of the ocean. During our ride we had Esterillos Beach all to ourselves. What an incredible trip at a very reasonable cost. If your looking to get away from crowds of people this is the trip you must take. If you are an experienced horseman you will not be disappointedd, and if you are a novice Diego's horses are very well trained and he will take good care of you. Pura Vida!

Visited April 2013
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