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Ario Tours

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| Hacienda Ario, 1 km Norte Hotel Ylang Ylang, Manzanillo Beach, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Most beautiful trail ride.

Had the pleasure of taking a trail ride this evening with a cowboy by the name of Douglas. He is a... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
Wigglethattoe
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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Fantastic!

We had the pleasure of riding through the Ario Ranch and surrounding property on well-cared for... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
korencita
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Topanga, California
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Hacienda Ario is a working, family owned ranch and encompasses approximately 1900 ha (or 4500 acres) on the coast in the heart of the Nicoya Peninsula. It is a magical place where the Guanacaste sabanero culture is still a way of life. Hacienda Ario has been working for over a decade to create a model for sustainable development where a rural, healthy living and horses are a integral and essential part of life. Share and unforgettable experience riding on a deserted beach and specatacular natural landscapes of rivers, mountains and forest accompanied by local cowboys and bilingual nature guide. Best Horse Tour in Costa Rica!
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| Hacienda Ario, 1 km Norte Hotel Ylang Ylang, Manzanillo Beach, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Had the pleasure of taking a trail ride this evening with a cowboy by the name of Douglas. He is a bit new to this farm, but he was an excellent tour guide. He knew the farm extremely well and was very familiar with the...More

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Veronica W, Manager at Ario Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you for your review.and ejoying the farm and horses. We hope to have you back.

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

We had the pleasure of riding through the Ario Ranch and surrounding property on well-cared for, happy Ario horses with an engaging and informative guide and a real Costa Rican cowboy. Age range for our adventure was 6 to 73, riding experience ranged from novice...More

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Veronica W, Manager at Ario Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you for your review, we hope you and the family can come again soon!

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

We had a lovely time with Dennis and Veronica. They were such great guides. They answered all of my questions about the land, habitat, flora, and fauna. Introduced us to the land they steward. Allowed us to drive the experience we wanted to have within...More

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Veronica W, Manager at Ario Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

We hope you can visit us again, thank you for your review!

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Where to begin...the ranch & farm are amazing. The land and flora are rich with culture and history. Our guides Veronika and Dennis were a wealth of information, providing a nature tour & ride that we thoroughly enjoyed. They clearly love & respect their animals....More

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Veronica W, Manager at Ario Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

It was so nice to host your wonderful family, Hope you can come again in your next visit.

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

The horses at Ario are incredible animals, very well looked after - happy and content! The owner Veronica set everything up to be smooth upon arrival while Casey and Dennis expertly took the reins to guide our group. We really enjoyed hearing about local flora...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our horse riding tour whilst staying at Santa Teresa beach albeit left slightly disappointed. I have no experience at all (rode twice before) and my partner has a lot having owned his own horse and competed. The horses were great (fuego and pinto)...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

This was the highlight of our trip so far! The horses were great (and beautiful), the scenery was majestic, and our tour guides Denis and Casey were friendly, fun, and informative. It was my wife's first time riding a horse and it could not have...More

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Veronica W, Manager at Ario Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

I'm so happy we were your wifes first riding experience, I hope this opens her journey in to horses. We hope to see you in your next visit.

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

My husband and I booked a private horseback riding tour and it was an incredible experience - probably the best horseback riding tour we've ever been on. Our companions for the afternoon were Rohita (for little red) and Pinta. The horses were well-cared for, well-mannered...More

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Veronica W, Manager at Ario Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thank you so much for your review. We hope you can come back and visit Rojita and Pinta soon!

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Reviewed 30 January 2018

My friend and I had a great experience with Ario tours. It was a highlight of our trip! Our guides Veronica and Douglas were super friendly and informative. We learned a lot about the area which was really cool. The ranch is unbelievably beautiful. Pictures...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Ario Tours iwas a highlight of our family vacation. The horses were so responsive and well behaved, well trained. My grandson had his first solo ride on a very sweet pony. My daughter and I galloped together for the first time and my 3 yr...More

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ea0r
28 May 2018|
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Response from WaterLilyMassage | Reviewed this property |
This answer wouldn’t allow a web site link. Google Ario Tours Costa Rica. They will answer your questions. Have fun!
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Esteban V
1 September 2016|
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Response from Veronica W | Property representative |
Hello Esteban, thank you very much for contacting us. We can offer availability for tomorrow morning at 8:00 AM. We are located about 25 minutes away from Atrapa Sueños. Please feel free to give us a call to coordinate (506... More
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petevinos
22 February 2016|
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Response from Veronica W | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your inquiry. for 2 1/2 and 4 1/2 we ask to ride with their parents. Thank you
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