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Centaura- Day Horseback Riding Tours

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Platanar, La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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AMAZING!

My friend and I went on this tour in June. We absolutely loved it. They take you from the horse... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kelly W
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New York City, New York
A Singular and Wonderful Experience- Unique, especially if you are birds!!

You just can't get this experience anywhere in the U.S. Disclaimer- my wife and kids ride horses... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Curtis G
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Memphis, Tennessee
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Private - Customized Horseriding Adventures with Centaura Our Horse adventures are for all people and all riding levels. We have many horses, with different breeds, sizes, gaits and temperaments and we assure you that we can tailor our rides and horses to please from the most experienced rider to those who have never been on a horse before. La Finca has the most diverse type of riding with more than 1800 acres nestled under Platanar Volcano.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Platanar, La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My friend and I went on this tour in June. We absolutely loved it. They take you from the horse stable to the waterfall and back. At the waterfall, they pay for your admission and you can swim in the river for an hour. We...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You just can't get this experience anywhere in the U.S. Disclaimer- my wife and kids ride horses (I don't), and they are birders, so this experience was especially wonderful for them. Why? Well, our guide, Dany (hope I spelled correctly), is an enthusiastic birder himself,...More

Thank Curtis G
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

I have mixed feelings about this ride. The scenery is beautiful, and the guide was amiable. Pictures are free, too. However, at the end of the ride something happened that really brought some safety concerns to my attention. The guide’s horse had a funny, kicking...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

We were visiting the La Fortuna area for a number of days. It appeared that Centaura would be the best location for a horseback riding experience. It WAS great. We did the half day trip. The horses seemed healthy and well-trained. The terrain we travelled...More

Thank MaggieY
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

On our way to Alajuela we had a stopover at Centaura to do a 3 hour horseback riding tour and it was definitely one of our highlights of the holiday. All horses were extremely well trained, responsive to any signal and also willing to go...More

2  Thank Muenster P
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

This is a 5-Star Paradise. Starting at the moment we arrived, Esteban was diligently making sure you are having a exceptional and memorable experience at his Lodge. La Finca really is the most beautiful place in the world! We like to do daily activites on...More

1  Thank Kimberly I
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Our 4-day, 3-night visit to Centaura was one of the highlights of our Costa Rica experience! From my first conversation with Esteban about scheduling a trip, I knew that this was not worth missing. Esteban was extremely helpful with suggestions about where to visit on...More

Thank Heidi R
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

This ride was worth every penny. 3 of us went, all of us novices. I saw the ad online for this place and it looked like the horses were treated very well, so I thought we would travel the distance to go here. It was...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Great facility and wonderful staff. The horses are well cared for and trained. My wife and I took a private tour through the countryside, and our guide was excellent. Thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon at Centaura and highly recommend!

Thank Lorenzo M
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Beautiful surrounding, Well taken care of the horses a lot of passionate people who where very friendly. The trail was defiantly beautiful, personal and adjusted towards a client wishes very high level of hospitality of all people working there! Defiantly reconmended, Its one of those...More

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izzyyoung2018
3 June 2018|
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Response from Tico100 | Property representative |
Best if you take a private transfer from the airport, The rate is $140 for a private transfer. You can also take a public bus but it takes way longer.
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Hannahwally
29 March 2018|
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Response from Tico100 | Property representative |
Hello, All our rides are private and customized with a bilingual guide. As you say, the 1/2 day is perfect for you and we can do it in the morning at 8:30am or in the afternoon at 1:30pm We take kids the same age as yours... More
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Wendy R
15 March 2018|
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Response from Tico100 | Property representative |
Hello Wendy, Thank you for your inquiry about our Horseback Riding Adventures. We would love to have you with us. We are fully booked today Friday tomorrow Saturday is available. We can do a half day either in the morning... More
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