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Small-Group Beyond Horseback Adventure with Lunch near Jaco

Highlights
  • Horseback riding tour from Manuel Antonio or Jaco area
  • Ride along the secluded Esterillos Beach with a guide
  • Suitable for all levels of experience
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Small-Group Beyond Horseback Adventure with Lunch near Jaco
From US$55.00
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AM Beach Adventure w LunchMost Popular
Meet the small group (under 8p) welcome at the ranch to enjoy memorable beach experience in secluded Esterillos Beach. Pictures taken, Lunch incl.
US$68.00
Sunset Tour (nov to april)
Meeting at ranch, after instructions you'll be leaded to ride into Sunset. Amazing memories, isolated beach and healthy horses will take to close with drinks at Sunset. from November to April
US$68.00
AM Beach Adventure incl transp
Those who want full Service, with small group tour will take this option, with transfers from Manuel Antonio or Jaco Area, till Caletas. Pick up aroud 7:45 am. Requires 2 riders
US$85.00
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Overview
A horseback ride along a remote Costa Rican beach is poised to become a highlight of any tropical vacation. Trot through the a Manuel Antonio nature reserve en route to Esterillos Beach, stopping to enjoy an oceanfront lunch (morning tour) or a picture-perfect sunset with drinks (afternoon tour). This small-group tour is limited to eight people or fewer for a more intimate adventure.
What to Expect

Rancho Monterey is within a driving distance from any town like Hermosa, Quepos, Manuel Antonio, Dominical, Jaco, Herradura, Punta Leona, and Puntarenas.

Once you choose the morning or afternoon tour, easy to follow driving directions will be sent, all on the main road. After arrival at Monterey Ranch (40 minutes from Manuel Antonio National Park or 20 minutes from the town of Jaco) meet Diego, your English-speaking authentic Costa Rican outfitter. Diego, who has devoted his life to horses, assesses your experience and needs before pairing you with the perfect horse. After receiving brief instructions from Diego, embark on your 2-hour riding adventure using western tack.

Depending on rider skill level and desires, the horses will walk, trot or gallop along the black and white sand of Esterillo Beach. The tour can be customized and be combined with a forest trail to create a 2-hour ride that leaves from Monterey Ranch and travels through a 5,000-acre nature preserve before arriving on Esterillo Beach. Tours are open to riders of all levels of experience and are organized into small groups in order to provide personal attention. Not recommended for kids under 12 years old. Limit weight 250 pounds.

Experience not necessary. Advice please if you are an experienced rider to customize the tour. Lunch is typical Costa Rican meal including chicken or fish filet and vegetables.

Write a ReviewReviews (13)

1 - 5 of 10 reviews

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Best Time all week! We event went back a Second Time!!

There are not enough fantastic words to describe this tour. - Tour guide was fantastic; friendly, fun, helpful, a real highlight of the week - The beach is great; made even better by riding horseback across the sand - The nearby Hotel Pelican has some...More

Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile
Highlight of Costa Rica!

From the moment Diego and Gustavo picked my wife and I up from our hotel they were extremely friendly. They took us on a beautiful ride down to their ranch, where we went out with them to get one of the horses, Dante, that was...More

Thank Nick O
Reviewed 8 March 2018
AMAZING! Best day ever!

Diego is absolutely amazing! He was so helpful and matched everyone to the right horse who was at the right level for them. I have always wanted to do this for my entire life and it was so worth it, every second! It was the...More

Thank sydpotter
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile
Great ride

We had a fantastic family ride with Diego! I particularly want to reply to those who saw some sort of mistreatment of horses. I am certainly not a veterinarian, but saw no evidence of abuse, verbal or physical. The horses all seemed healthy and Diego...More

Thank Vtsocalm
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile
Amazing Beach Ride!

Our morning ride was fantastic! The horses are well broken and well cared for. I have owned horses my entire life and can say that Diego runs a top notch operation. I have ridden horses in Jaco before (in the jungle), but it was much...More

Thank johnniewalker22
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