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Great trail and a lot of fun

I did the 3-hours-horse-trail and it was really fun. The guide is nice and knows a lot about the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Roland B
Aachen, Germany
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Pátio Horse & Lodge

My mom and I did the four day horse trip around Faial Island. We seriously had the most incredible... read more

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PATIO Horse & Lodge is the Horse-Trail company on the Azores Archipelago. The sustainable PATIO Lodge offers wonderful rides for beginners, returnees and experienced riders. From 1.5 hours Beginner Trail to the Classic Faial Island Trail, in 6 days...more
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Rua da Igreja | Pátio Lodge - Quinta do Moinho, Cedros, Faial Island 9900-341, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did the 3-hours-horse-trail and it was really fun. The guide is nice and knows a lot about the island and the horses are well educated and seem to have enjoyed the ride as well. It was great that the trail took place even though...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My mom and I did the four day horse trip around Faial Island. We seriously had the most incredible time!!! Everything about it was perfect!! The guides, the scenery, the horses, the weather, the accommodations, EVERYTHING!! I would absolutely recommend the Patio horse lodge to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was my first ride in years, but the guide makes you feel secure. The landscape was breathtaking too, it made you feel free and relaxed, I would do it again!

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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We had such a great experience at Patio Horse back riding. I had such a great time that I booked a second horse back trail ride. The horses are very well taken cared of, the people especially our guide Diogo was so patience with the...More

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PATIO H, Inhaber at Patio, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Dear Geri A, thank you very much for your very nice feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the patience of our guides especially with beginners sitting the very first time on a horse. We ourselves still remember how it was when we...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018

I was spending a few days on the Faial island and contacted Patio to join a 1 day advanced trail. As an experienced rider, I greatly appreciated the day : I got a very nice horse, Isaac, true lusitanian, and exceptionnally light in his paces....More

Thank Brune H
PATIO H, Owner at Patio, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Dear Brune, thank you very much for this feedback. The whole team appreciated the time you spent with us. All the best from Mid-Atlantic! Victor

Reviewed 5 August 2018

We made a nice 1,5 hrs beginners ride with our family of which 2 were very unexperienced. I appreciated the relaxed way they handled that. No stress at all and that is reflected on the (nice) horses.

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PATIO H, Owner at Patio, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Dear Marlies 26, welcome on our small Island of Faial. The Island with no stress at all! Thank you so much for your charming review! Victor & PÁTIO Team

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We took the 3 hour ride, and did a slow amble through the beautiful countryside, and then some trotting. It would have been even nicer if we were proper riders ... All the horses were beautiful and well cared for. We did not stay but...More

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PATIO H, Owner at Patio, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Dear Tripper1Malaysia, don't worry when you are a beginner, re-starter or not so experienced. The PÁTIO team loves to adapt easily to all levels of horse-lovers. We have horses for all levels. Great that you felt well cared! Hope to see you again and then...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018

We were spending some time on the island and decided to take a beginner 1,5h horse tour with Patio. We have never rode before, so it was new and thrilling for us. However, everything was perfectly organized, we felt us comfortable and really enjoyed the...More

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PATIO H, Owner at Patio, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Dear Knerrant, thank you very much for your review. You have chosen really a perfect combination: A nice beginner ride and afterwards some delicious food. Great that you enjoyed! All the best, long-lasting memories and hope to see you again! Victor

Reviewed 15 April 2018

We were on Faial for five days and were looking for something to do with kids other than hiking. Decided on the horseback riding and were not disappointed. Really beautiful horses, amazing setting with the ocean views and cows grazing by the road sides. The...More

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PATIO H, Owner at Patio, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Dear leath642, you summarise perfect what PÁTIO Horse & Lodge want to offer. Professional and safe horse trails. Always with fun and a touch of adventure. Might be with beginner or advanced, we always try to suit to the personal level of the rider. Great...More

Reviewed 13 April 2018

We are a family with two children. We met with the charming guide Diogo - we have no experience in horse riding, Diogo explained how to ride the horses and we went out with him for a wonderful hour and a half walk. Diogo took...More

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PATIO H, Owner at Patio, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Dear ravitcon, we highly appreciate your very nice evaluation of PÁTIO Horse & Lodge. It is really beautiful when all the flowers shows their amazing blossoms. We are happy that you enjoyed this experience with us. Best regards and maybe see you once again Victor

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13 September 2018|
Response from PATIO H | Property representative |
Dear epsWoonso... i think we phoned today and clarified your questions. If there are anymore five us a call and we love to help. Waiting for your final booking! Victor & The PÁTIO Team