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The Riding Adventure

#1 of 5 things to do in Esterillos Este Features Animals
Rancho Monterey, 25 km South from Jaco | 38 Km North from Quepos on Hwy 34, Esterillos Este, Costa Rica
+506 6080 0501
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Welcome to ride Healthy Horses with a Bilingual All Around Horsemen on a Customized beach riding adventure located near Manuel Antonio Beach and Jaco Beach. Specialized in small groups and customized tours. With a lifetime of equestrian experience my brother Gustavo and I (Diego) welcome you to enjoy our Personalized service complemented with well-trained mustangs, forested trails and secluded beaches. Our commitment: every rider will be match with the best possible mount according to riding ability, weight and personality. Tours are customizable, horses are happy and healthy, and we guarantee a comfortable and personal interaction for the duration of your tour. Beach ride can be customized from 1 to 2 hour riding time including wager and riding instructions. Delicious lunch at ocean front beach restaurant is optional! transfers from Manuel Antonio and Jaco available upon request
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3 days ago
“The most amazing tour in Costa Rica!”
1 week ago
“Would definitely recommend!”
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Rancho Monterey, 25 km South from Jaco | 38 Km North from Quepos on Hwy 34, Esterillos Este, Costa Rica
+506 6080 0501
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This tour was, without question, the best part of our trip to Costa Rica. The beach and the views were absolutely breathtaking, the horses were also beautiful and Diego was the most wonderful guide. He took me and three of my girlfriends to a beach...More

Thank Corina C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for something exciting to do in Costa Rica. You don't need any experience to have fun and feel safe on the horses, but if you do have experience, you won't feel like the activity is moving too slow. Diego...More

3  Thank hazelmellem
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Riding Adventure made my dreams come to life!!! :) I don't believe the whole experience even happened it's so surreal! The beach is stunning, the horses are amazing, and Diego is the best! If your traveling to Costa Rica this tour is a MUST!!...More

2  Thank hannahsphotos
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely the best horse back riding experience I have had! Diego was very knowledgeable, safe, and great guide. The horses were well behaved. Most tours the horses follow automatically, this was different. This was more relaxed and enjoyable. The ride through the mountains and beach...More

2  Thank Lela H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very diverse group. People with no experience and people with special needs. My nephews son a 15 year old autistic boy , My nephew, he was at over weight limit. But they found a great little horse to Carry him. A 73...More

1  Thank Shelly H
Reservations R, Owner at The Riding Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Special thanks to you Shelly A very special mix of skills that pushed me to do my best ! It was a blessing as everything happening in 2017! We regularly keep groups under 7 riders Only if one whole family as for a group at...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I did a tour this morning with Diego. It was just the two of us and we are experienced riders, so Diego did a custom tour with us and took us to the beach to gallop around and play in the waves...More

1  Thank Hilary S
Reservations R, Owner at The Riding Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you ms ! This was a great experience as you described . Every one for me is a special invited or VIP called . I enjoy riding and I enjoy meeting different people and sharing with other cultures. The gallop at beach... stunning matching...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I did the 2 hour beach tour and it was great. Only the two of us with Diego, he was mindful of each persons' riding ability and matched us with appropriate horses. The beach was amazing with very few people. Got some...More

2  Thank Danny_G_14
Reservations R, Owner at The Riding Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We had a very lucky afternoon with nice weather in May !! Thanks for your visit ! Wish some day we can go for longer more challenging one 😃! But truly the gallop was awesome ! Thanks again

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coming to a few days to EsterillosEste we knew that we wanted to do horse back riding on the beach. The Riding Adventures had great reviews and we booked the afternoon ride with Diego. We had a wonderful time. We are not experienced riders and...More

1  Thank MariaMe
Reservations R, Owner at The Riding Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Maria Yes I always include a good introduction practical explanation about horses and its training and main points to stay in control . Beside that, Costa Rica a noon - army country has based its development in education, Heath care and work !...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I had a great time riding with Diego! I am an experienced rider, but my dad and brother have only been a few times in their lives. I was able to gallop along the beach and Diego was even able to capture...More

3  Thank Allison G
Reservations R, Owner at The Riding Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Begginers are welcome Confident riders will go in their own pace Pictures and videos are taken Thank you because you putted in your own words the best I do . Taking care of you. Thanks for the nice review AC transfers from jaco or Manuel...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Best horse ride i've been on! Perfect for beginner and experienced riders, amazing time and beautiful view.. I really appreciate the freedom that was given to the more experienced and the help and pointers for the beginners. So happy with my adventure!! I would come...More

1  Thank Nicole D
Reservations R, Manager at The Riding Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much ! We are so happy you enjoyed the ride! Yes advance riders have special chossen horses for them to have fun! From jaco it is a 15 minute drive to the ranch ! Thanks again Hope you to come back Ps....More

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Sam M
Do they take credit cards?
12 May 2017|
Response from Reservations R | Property representative |
Yes sir We do take credit cards Welcome
Kimberly D
Do u see any wild life or water falls on ur ride?
2 August 2016|
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Response from Reservations R | Property representative |
Coatimundi , tucans, monkeys, Deere, scarlet macaws, pecari, are common sights, as well as Jaguarundi walks around the 7!K acres. Once I was giving riding instruction while small jaguarundi walked by the barn. Morning tours... More