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Lysuholl Short Rides

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356 Snaefellsbaer, Snaefellsbaer, Iceland
+354 435 6716
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Experienced rider on the beach

This was an excellent stable recommended in Lonely Planet. The ride was truly spectacular! Our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Duda R
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Canada
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Ride on the Beach

We booked a horseback ride on very short notice. They were a bit difficult to find as google and... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
Amy S
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor7%
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“hour ride” (11 reviews)
“great ride” (3 reviews)
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356 Snaefellsbaer, Snaefellsbaer, Iceland
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+354 435 6716
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an excellent stable recommended in Lonely Planet. The ride was truly spectacular! Our guide was very friendly and helpful. The stable makes sure to keep beginner rides and experiences rides separate, unless of course an experienced rider wants to ride with someone who...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We booked a horseback ride on very short notice. They were a bit difficult to find as google and apple maps had them in the wrong location. The receptionist at our guesthouse knew exactly where they were located so we made it in time. Our...More

Thank Amy S
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

As a beginner into horse-riding i have no doubt recomending this place. Nice and frindly staff, nice surroundings. We went for at 2-hour ride on the beach (takes i while to get on the beach) The guide was very friendly at paid good attention to...More

1  Thank Joemcvey
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

So first of all our ride was amazing. The horses and our guides were both really good. They even took care of our special needs without hesitation. The problem is that Lysuholl doesn't pay its volunteers even though they promised so before, which is quite...More

Thank theresaburger1
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Management response:Responded 13 September 2017

Dear Theresa, first of all thank you for your review :) You must have got something wrong, we are working from 7 to 22 sometimes but it's not like one girl has to do all the work but some work in the morning and do...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I was here just to stay the night on a tour of the Snaefellnes Peninsula. So, I saw the horses and would have loved to go riding, but alas, this trip, it was not to be. But the accommodations that were provided were first rate....More

1  Thank John K
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

We did a short (one-hour) ride on a wet and windy day. The location is beautiful. The horses, once persuaded that they wanted to leave the barn, were well suited to our lack of riding experience. The guides were great -- friendly and helpful. We...More

Thank dmr1600
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We did a one hour ride with our 10 y/o daughters. Booked it by calling 1 day in advance. We are not expert riders but had ridden horses in Peru and Chile in the past. The facility is clean and professional, they have modern saddles...More

2  Thank Aegir101
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Our dream came true when we got to do gallopping on the beach of Atlantic ocean. At Lysuholl we felt safe all the time. The guide (great and positive German girl) really understood what we wanted and she was so happy to do what was...More

1  Thank Satu S
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

The stables do use "stable hands and instructors" for the summer. You need to be very clear when booking what your requirements and ability is so that they can pair you up correctly. The group that we were in was excellent. The leader during the...More

1  Thank Ali921
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Reviewed 9 September 2016

I spend a week at Lysuholl with the, so called, "Long Tour". We had a big cottage with two bathrooms, 3 bedrooms, a kitchen and a great view of the glacier. We had a big breakfast buffet everyday and the opportunity to take something for...More

1  Thank feehofer
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