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Centaura- Day Horseback Riding Tours

#20 of 79 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos Features Animals
Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 4001 7292
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Great service from beginning to well after our ride

We booked a ride with Centaura in April 2017. From the time Estaban called me to confirm, to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our daughters of 9 and 7 went for a 3 hour ride with Dani and Alonso. Fantastic place, great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 4001 7292

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a ride with Centaura in April 2017. From the time Estaban called me to confirm, to when we were dropped off, everything was fantastic. We made arrangements to be picked up from our hotel, and Dany was very personable and pleasant for the...More

Thank Toronto_Blueberry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our daughters of 9 and 7 went for a 3 hour ride with Dani and Alonso. Fantastic place, great people, amazing scenery. They also do an ATV ride to some awesome thermal pools. Thoroughly recommend riding with them. Stables are so pristine, horses healthy. Thank...More

Thank Andrea L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've never been excited about horseback riding until we stayed at La Finca. The stables and horses were well kept and the staff made us feel at ease about riding for the first time. They have so many horses, that there is sure to be...More

Thank jenwitmay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family booked a full day horse riding with Paso horses through Centaura. I corresponded with Esteban in advance via email while he was away on vacation in Belize and the arrangement ran without a hiccup. Danny was our guide for the day. He picked...More

Thank HungryTurtle
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our family of four took this ride with Danny while staying at La Finca. Danny is an excellent guide who has a stable full of horses to make sure you are matched correctly with the one that fits you best. My wife didn't want to...More

Thank PittZach
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You want to break from stressfull life, to discover amazing wild life in tropical environment, to ride amazing horses and learn about Costa Rica: this is THE PLACE to go! 2 hours drive from San Jose airport, you arrive in a nice farm and be...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017

We stayed at La Finca in the care of Esteban and Monica who are the most hospitable of hosts. You will not be disappointed if you stay here. During our stay, we went horse-back riding with Alfonso. This is a must-do if you're in the...More

Thank MoPohl
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Four of us stayed in villa Ilan Ilan in the farm which was extremely comfortable for five nights. The girls, 10 and 14 loved going down to the stables to help feed the horses. The stables and horses are lovingly kept and all the staff...More

Thank Holly L
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We stayed at the Farm where Centaura is located and the stables are in such pristine condition and the horses well taken care of. From the start time, we felt the personalized touch that Danny and staff provide with the care taken to select a...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Danny our guide was amazing and so great with our children aged 10 and 12. We went through the countryside of Costa Rica, seeing many different landscapes along the way as well as tons of animals and plants. Danny customizes the tour depending on what...More

Thank RCadventure
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Hi - we will be staying at Tilajari Hotel in LaFortuna around June. Most likely book a 1/2 day tour...looks like a beautiful experience just by reading the reviews. Is this your rainy season? and if so, do you ride anyway based on conditions or reimburse riders? Thanks so much.
2 May 2017|
Response from Tico100 | Property representative |
Hello, Weather is unpredictable (more so with the climate the way it is around the world) Our safety standards are as high as you can get but rain (unless is not safe) is never been a problem at all. You can wait until the... More
Hi, I will be in La Fortuna at the Hotel Bijagua on February 2 and 3. Do you have availability for a horseback tour on February 2? If so, what is the cost, and how do I register? Thank you,
9 January 2017|
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Response from | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your inquiry about our Horse Adventures. We would love to have you with us! We have 1/2 day and full day rides. All our rides are private with a bilingual - naturalist guide. 1/2 Day is $90 Full Day is... More
Carol M
I will be traveling in August and am interested in doing one of the tours. I will however bring along with me children raging in ages from 15 to 2 yrs. Are these tours kid friendly?
2 April 2015|
Response from Respilosa | Reviewed this property |
Well, I had no idea 2 year olds could ride horses, so maybe I'm the wrong one to answer this. Personally, I wouldn't dream of putting a child that young on a horse. Come to think of it -- there's no way! It wouldn't fit in... More