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Alianthos Horse Riding

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We've often taken our kids horseriding on holiday as a family activity. So I googled a few places... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Brighton, United Kingdom
For those who love horses!

After a week's riding lessons at Plakias horse riding center, we have a memory for life. Wonderful... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
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Alianthos Horse Riding is a family business based on our lovefor the horses. Our farm counts more than 20 well trainedhorses & 20 donkeys. Our guests (adults & children, beginnersor experienced riders) can enjoy horse riding lessons form...more
Damnoni, Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
+30 694 201 1620
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

We've often taken our kids horseriding on holiday as a family activity. So I googled a few places and this one was a beautiful drive south across mountains from one sea to the next in 30 minutes! The place is a professional riding school so...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sophiesnap
Reviewed 19 July 2018

After a week's riding lessons at Plakias horse riding center, we have a memory for life. Wonderful horses and very well organized. Barbara is a very nice and knowledgeable riding instructor who matches horses and lessons according to the rider's wishes and knowledge. Many thanks...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank AnMa50
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Very nice and clean place. People there take great care of the horses and that is wonderful. We went there as a couple. I had tried riding some times in the past, while it was the very first time for my husband. Nobody explained him...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Vivian A
Reviewed 19 September 2017

I am an experienced rider and even though I told the stables this, they put me in a group with people who could not ride. In our two hour ride, we only walked and trotted because the others could not control their horses. One of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank carpediem70
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Few words for this place: friendly, very good staff, safe and beautiful horses! My wife is a very beginner and she absolutely had no problem. Just a suggestion: be sincere when you tell the staff your level of experience on horse riding and it will...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Marco F
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We went for three very nice rides and one great lesson. My vriend and I are advenced riders and my dad was unexperienced. The three rides were guided by Barbara who is very lovely. We made two rides trough the mountains and one by the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank KiraS445
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Horse back riding was on my bucket list while in Crete so, I got several options from our rental and chose Alianthos based on what I read on their website. I have always been skeptical about what I read on websites but in this case,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank M D
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I went yesterday for a lovely ride out over beaches and through olive groves. Just went myself and left boyfriend in hotel. My guide was knowledgeable and just let me get on and have fun. Horses were all well fed and shod, wearing boots and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Sophies77
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Once again had a lovely ride on a horse named Linda. Riding with Barbara, who is really lovely. Went down to Plakias beach and it was just lovely, had a small canter but for the most the horses were just having a gentle walk. A...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank kmc8955312
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We would not return here as we did not have a good experience. We'll give a fair assessment of our experience. Good points: Email communication was ok prior to visiting (although I'm not sure they took into account the info we gave as there was...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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