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The Riding Adventure

#1 of 5 things to do in Esterillos Este Features Animals
Rancho Monterey, 25 km South from Jaco | 38 Km North from Quepos on Hwy 34, Esterillos Este, Costa Rica
+506 6080 0501
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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 customizable, 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
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Rancho Monterey, 25 km South from Jaco | 38 Km North from Quepos on Hwy 34, Esterillos Este, Costa Rica
+506 6080 0501
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked online. Great communication. Easy to organise and meet up. Diego and his brother treated us to a perfect morning followed by lunch in beach front bar (Hotel Pelicano - highly recommended). Can't fault them for their friendliness, care of the horses and desire to...More

Thank Mark&Kit
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I had the most wonderful experience with Diego and his team. From the transportation to the ranch, to the lovely lunch after the morning tour, I can honestly say this is a"can't miss" option while you're in Costa Rica. The horses are...More

Thank ericacaviness
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm a regular horse rider so I was looking for a horse riding experience where I could trot and galop. Plus, I wanted to find a place where we aren't in big groups and where the horses aren't following each other like sheep. And clearly...More

Thank Céline R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the beach horse back riding with The Riding Adventure on the recommendation of our friends. Our guide's name was Diego, the owner, who is a life long cowboy. He was very instructive and was an extreme pleasure to get to know personally. My...More

1  Thank Huck-443
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing time riding horses with Diego and his crew. We quickly got setup with horses and helmets. Diego made sure my 10 and 15 year old daughters were setup properly, teaching them correct posture and stirrup position. He matched each of us...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter rides and loves horses, so we did both the forest ride and the beach ride. I'm not a regular rider myself, so I was a little nervous about the forest ride. However, the horses are well trained and Diego matched us up well...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 4 (ages 65, 41, 15 & 12) did the barn to beach ride and it was wonderful! Diego really took his time with instructions. You could tell that safety for the riders and the horses were his #1 priority. My mom was...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Diego and crew. We had such a wonderful ride on the beach with family and friends. The beach was so nice and peaceful. The horses were well treated and the crew matched the horses well with riders. THANKS for a memorable day.

1  Thank Cristen B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time with Diego and his horses. My family and I saw the beauty of the Costa Rican beaches. He then arranged for us to have lunch at this local mom and pop hotel called Hotel Pelicano. It is right on the...More

Thank Nlopezlima
Reservations R, Manager at The Riding Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much! Unforgettable nice family ! We are very happy for you! YOU got to use our NEW HELMETS Costa Rica Beach Day of The Riding Adventure starts from $96 pp Including breakfast , lunch, horseback tour, A bedroom, swimming pool and beach...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ever wanted to go horseback riding on a beautiful sandy beach in Costa Rica and learn more about the area from a knowledgeable local guide? Look no further! Diego is by far the best guide, is amazing with his horses, and they are so aligned...More

1  Thank coripa
Reservations R, Owner at The Riding Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Our personalized attention leads to this, a unique opportunity to give our best time and the most attention for your experience to become one with the horse and built a special memory ! Thank you very much for nice words about my relationship with my...More

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Sam M
12 May 2017|
Response from Reservations R | Property representative |
Yes sir We do take credit cards Welcome
Kimberly D
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Response from Reservations R | Property representative |
Coatimundi , tucans, monkeys, Deere, scarlet macaws, pecari, are common sights, as well as Jaguarundi walks around the 7!K acres. Once I was giving riding instruction while small jaguarundi walked by the barn. Morning tours... More