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Playa Ponies

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Nosara, Costa Rica
+506 2682 5096
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Trail ride to the beach

My friend and I who are both experienced riders had a very nice 2 hour trail ride with Tuto. The... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Christy W
via mobile
Playa Ponies is amazing!

This is the place to go for an excellent trail ride - basically worldwide. Riding on the beach was... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Larina A
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Personalized Horseback riding tours through the jungle and beaches of Nosara. Our horses are beautiful and trained for all experience levels. Every tour is customized to match the riders whether it is a short jungle kids adventure, or half-day waterfall treck or a sunset beach ride we make sure every rider leaves with an experience they will remember for a lifetime.
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Nosara, Costa Rica
+506 2682 5096
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

My friend and I who are both experienced riders had a very nice 2 hour trail ride with Tuto. The first thing we noticed was how healthy, happy, and well cared for the horses at this stable are. The next thing was how friendly the...More

Thank Christy W
csaiticachica, Owner at Playa Ponies, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Christy, thank you for the lovely review! We love our horses they are like our children. I just wanted clarify that you paid to a third party not directly to us? I am wondering if they might have included the cost of transportation in the...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is the place to go for an excellent trail ride - basically worldwide. Riding on the beach was a lifelong dream. I own my own horses, but no beach! The horses are well taken care of, which is important for any horse tour and...More

Thank Larina A
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent horseback riding experience. Guide/owner kept everyone safe and worked hard to get the perfect view and a great picture of the crowd.

Thank willd7654
Reviewed 19 May 2017

we went out yesterday with Playa ponies and had a really fun time. It was a last minute thing and Carrie was very flexible when we booked and gave us a couple options. Neno (owner) was a great guide and nice to get to know....More

Thank mathieu f
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Enjoyed a very pleasant and scenic ride with Playa Ponies. My wife and daughter are very experienced riders while I am certainly not. But I have ridden a few times on holiday and this was definitely the best horse I've ever been on. The horses...More

Thank travellinman2009
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Yesterday, I had one of the best rides of my life I've been riding horses my entire life and I always try to go for a ride on vacation. The horses are beautiful and well taken care of. Our guide, Nanno, was fantastic! He took...More

Thank Mary Gin B
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I didn't know what to expect going in, since this was my very first time riding a horse and I booked a private tour at the Nosara.com shop in Cafe Paris. The ride & experience was definitely a positive, as I got to ride with...More

Thank Ray G
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

My family made a last minute reservation for a morning ride...Our guide was Alejandro who took through the forest and beach...our horses were well taken care of and provided us with an 1.5 hour of great scenery...highly recommend!!

Thank Candice F
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

I was in Nosara on an amazing retreat. One of the activities was horseback riding. I was nervous and a little intimidated- I've only ridden a couple of times and both experiences left me with an awful impression. The amazing crew at Playa Ponies love...More

Thank Roxie_0102
csaiticachica, Owner at Playa Ponies, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2016

Thank you for the lovely review! It is so nice to see that our love and passion for what we do is appreciated and understood. Many of our horses and all of our dogs are rescues. Many people are impressed by this fact but the...More

Reviewed 6 April 2016

My family enjoyed riding a path through the nature reserve where we saw local wildlife and our guide pointed out the national tree of Costa Rica and other interesting plants. I wasn't sure how my 4 year old son was going to do on horseback,...More

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17 January 2015|
Response from cherie m | Reviewed this property |
Head north from Playa Guiones towards Playa Pelada, and just at the gas station ( La Bamba) turn left. It's about 1/2 mile down that road on the right hand side.