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Amarillis Stable

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Horse Trek

What a lovely morning trek we had. Nikos was excellent. He took us all through the basics as well... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Derry, United Kingdom
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Beautiful Evening Ride

We were picked up from our hotel at 5pm by Nikolas and driven a short distance up the hills above... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Horsham, United Kingdom
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Leoforos Eirinis 26, Stalis, Crete 700 07, Greece
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

We visited Amarillis stables on the last day of our holiday, we wish we could have visited more than once! Nicholas is extremely calm and relaxed which put everyone at ease, his English is brilliant too! The horses are very well cared for, and you...More

4  Thank ellie2503
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Reviewed 22 July 2013

I was so excited to do horse-riding by the beach and I must say I was so disappointed. it was our first time ever, we were a group of 4 (2 couples) and Nicholas gave the boys good horses and the two of them enjoyed...More

2  Thank charlotteohmalley
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

What a lovely morning trek we had. Nikos was excellent. He took us all through the basics as well as safety issues as there was absolute beginners in the group. Which made them feel at ease. He was full of life very entertaining and it...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

We were picked up from our hotel at 5pm by Nikolas and driven a short distance up the hills above Stalis. Our party consisted of two experienced riders and two novices. Nikolas gave a short lesson about riding and we set off down the hillside,...More

Thank karenharrod007
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Just had a beginners experience with Nic and his beautiful horses. We ( 2 adults 1 teen) were complete novices to horse riding which did not faze nic or the horses one bit. He picked us up in his "limo" 😜 Promptly from our hotel...More

1  Thank alexandergsanderson
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I arranged this 2 hour ride through the tourist office near Toto Loto in the old town of Malia. We were picked up promptly by Nicholas at 08 30 am. We picked up another 2 people before being driven to the stables....More

1  Thank LynnNicol
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Just got back from a lovely afternoon ride under the watchful eye of Nickolas, he cares very much for his horses and customers alike. He did an excellent job of putting everyone at ease, even the beginners like my partner. Thank you so much we...More

2  Thank AmyLou97
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Had the best late afternoon with my teenage daughter .Nicklaus was hilarious and the lovely Clara picked us up outside our hotel and within ten minutes we were there . The ponies are well cared for which is important to us . the ride was...More

3  Thank Kitty0325
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Our experience started well with an early collection by a happy ( nikolaus) bad spelling I think. We promptly headed to the stables ,my wife (who is experienced in riding) and my 14 and 17 year old sons. We were allowed to look around the...More

4  Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Nicholas took my family (four of us) and one other young lady on a very enjoyable ride around Stalis. The ride lasted about 90-100 minutes which was perfect for my wife and lads who have only been on horses once before. The stables are just...More

Thank Burton E
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I booked a 1.5hour ride that started at 4.15pm. Nikolas had lovely, well cared for Cretan horses that were suitable for both beginners and advanced riders. There were 6 of us in the party, mixed abilities. We rode for around 45 mins through the village...More

1  Thank Merchycoed
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We visited this stable with our 6 yrs daughter who wanted just to have a small ride. Two very kind young ladies and the owner let her have a ride and shown all the horses though it was already late in the evening. The girl...More

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14 June 2018|
Response from LynnNicol | Reviewed this property |
Nicholas picked us up in Malia and another 2 people from Stallis. We were advised to wear trainers. Hope this helps.