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Alianthos Horse Riding

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Damnoni, Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
+30 694 201 1620
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Not good for advanced riders

I am an experienced rider and even though I told the stables this, they put me in a group with... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
carpediem70
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London
Super mega super experience!!

Few words for this place: friendly, very good staff, safe and beautiful horses! My wife is a very... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Marco F
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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 ourexperienced staff (in a safe environment) as well asunforgettable riding tours to the mountains, beaches and smallvillages in the area (1 to 4 hours)
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  • Very good4%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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“hour ride” (3 reviews)
“olive groves” (4 reviews)
“horses” (13 reviews)
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Damnoni, Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
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+30 694 201 1620
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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

Thank carpediem70
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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

Thank Marco F
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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

1  Thank Kira S
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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

Thank M D
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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

Thank Sophies77
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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

1  Thank kmc8955312
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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

3  Thank rainbow2012
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I visited Alianthos stables in July 2016 while staying in Myrthios. I am an advanced rider. There for I chose the Plakias beach ride for 2h. Stables look nice and the horses healthy. Some of them stay in boxes and others are in paddocks. There...More

7  Thank Anne T
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Reviewed 6 January 2015

My girlfriend grew up with horses, and so is always eager to go out for a ride when we travel. Whereas I... had ridden once before in my life. What can you do with love though? We picked out Alianthos because of their very professional...More

2  Thank Mischa W
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Reviewed 16 November 2014

My partner and I visited here because she loves to ride horses on beaches and I'm learning to ride at the moment, so it suited us well, being based in Plakias for our holiday. Towards the end of the normal tourist season, we were lucky...More

Thank sdthorne
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