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Authentic Costa Rican Experience in Tamarindo!

This 1,500 acre piece of paradise called the Black Stallion Ranch was truly amazing! Alex and his... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
susanferrari
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Manhasset, New York
Best most authentic Costa Rician experience ever!

From booking to being dropped off, we were treated like friends. The crew at Black Stallion was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michelle P
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Chicago, Illinois
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Best Horse Tours, Zipline & BBQ Feast - Our Eco Adventure Trail Rides offer 1,500 acres of private ranch in Guanacaste. 100 % Cowboy Country. Explore pastures,mountains & creeks. Climb hilltops & enjoy breathtaking 360 degree ocean & valley views...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This 1,500 acre piece of paradise called the Black Stallion Ranch was truly amazing! Alex and his staff introduced us to all different activities including horseback riding, ATVs, a boat tour on the Tamarindo River, Ziplining and even hosted a private dinner for me and...More

Thank susanferrari
Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Eco Park & Estates, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the great review. Such fun to have you on the ranch.Happy to read you loved your Tamarindo holiday and our rustic style cooking.We like to BBQ for fun groups. Stay warm in New York City it must be getting a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Alex and his staff were so fabulous to us on our visit to the ranch. They gave the combo tour we wanted, which was not listed on the site, and later we came back with my parents for a lovely BBQ. The horse back ride...More

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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Eco Park & Estates, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the great review,most appreciated.After all the October rain storms the ranch was a little soggy but the suns out now so it’s cleaning it up time. Happy to see you loved the zipping,horse back ride and BBQ.Next time take a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From booking to being dropped off, we were treated like friends. The crew at Black Stallion was extremely accommodating and we never wanted to leave! Traveling during the rainy season can be tricky but thanks to Alex he was honest and helpful about the best...More

Thank Michelle P
Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Eco Park & Estates, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the great review and a pleasure looking after you.Yes,visiting Costa Rica is all about relaxing & being nice,making friends and loving life.Being all stressed doesn’t go anywhere here. A good sense of humor works wonders.A fun joke and a good...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018

After a soggy start to our week in Costa Rica the weather broke enough for us to venture out to Black Stallion Hills. WOW! The zip lining was incredible and the guides were extremely helpful with a great sense of humor. You felt safe at...More

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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Eco Park & Estates, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you very much for the super review. Yes,October is rainy but fun if u have a good sense of humor & don’t mind getting a little wet & muddy. The jungle looks it’s best right now,Amazon green and an eye opener when it comes...More

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Food was amazing, the ambiance was even better. Ziplining was an experience that I will never forget. This is definitely a not miss when you are in Tamarindo. Alex and Fabio a great hosts.More

Thank saville2016
Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Eco Park & Estates, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you so much for review we appreciate it. So great to see that you had a fantastic time on the zip the line we do make it a “one of a kind” experience for families & Amigos.Next time bring your swim trunks & relax...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

My family and I went to enjoy a canopy tour and what we received was one of the best days you could possibly enjoy on vacation or otherwise. Alex and his staff make you feel like family from the time you step foot on the...More

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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Eco Park & Estates, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thank you ! Thank you ! for the very amazing review we do appreciate it and it was a pleasure doing a birthday party for your daughter. We are very into doing special evenings or birthday lunch parties. Also,with the new fiesta room we can...More

Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Thanks Alex and his team to take care of us during the zipline tour. Great instructors, safe and entertaining!

Thank Nicole V
Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Eco Park & Estates, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

So glad u all loved zipping with us.Thanks for the great review ! what a great family we will see u for BBQ dinner,bring swim trunks & take a dip before dinner. Thanks! Pura Vida.

Reviewed 18 June 2018

Had a great time riding the horses. This was my first time horseback riding and the guide helped me feel safe and coached me along the process. Friendly, good service, fun, beautiful scenery. Definitely would go back again.

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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Eco Park & Estates, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you very much for the great review. Pleasure having you all on the ranch. Next time please stay for the BBQ & enjoy the new pool.Thanks again & Pura Vida.

Reviewed 23 April 2018

We had a great time at Black Stallion Ranch. We came as a group of 11 and we had a blast. . A nice rustic setting was authentic and felt like dining with family. Alex is a great host and spent plenty of time discussing...More

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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Eco Park & Estates, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thanks for the great review and very happy to read u loved the ranch.We are all about having fun here.We are looking forward to the rainy season, planting more trees,flowers & fruit.Creating new homes and using new recycled materials,always fresh ideas amigo.Thanks for visiting us.Pura...More

Reviewed 14 April 2018

We typically don't like planned tourist activities and were searching for a more relaxed, smaller type of experience for zip lining and a horseback ride. Being a tripadvisor long time member/user, I had read about Black Stallion Ranch and also noted it was rated #1...More

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Surferchefcowboy, Manager at Black Stallion Eco Park & Estates, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you for the fabulous review and happy to see you loved the ranch.Yes,we are a laid back real rustic ranch with no stress if possible.Just pura vida vibes. Like you said,we get very bizzy then slow,its up and down here and directly connected to...More

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JonBethesda
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Yes ok we can but pls.let us lnow in advance thank you Amigo.
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Lynne C
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Hi. Sure just let us know when you would like to zip & BBQ We make a great adventure & delicious dinner for u. Best to e mail us thanks & pura vida!
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