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Playa Ponies

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Nosara, Costa Rica
+506 2682 5096
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Don't miss Playa Ponies!

We loved our sunset trail ride at Playa Ponies. The horses are well trained and well kept. It was... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
Toronto, Canada
Super Wonderful and disappointing.

We had a great time, but I was let down. 4 of us came for a 2 hour sunset ride. This is what I... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
Linz H
Vail, Colorado
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Personalized Horseback riding tours through the jungle and beaches of Nosara. Our horses are beautiful and trained for all experience levels. Every tour is customized to match the riders whether it is a short jungle kids adventure, or half-day waterfall treck or a sunset beach ride we make sure every rider leaves with an experience they will remember for a lifetime.
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Nosara, Costa Rica
+506 2682 5096
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

We loved our sunset trail ride at Playa Ponies. The horses are well trained and well kept. It was our daughter's first ride (7 yrs old) and they went out of the way to make sure she was safe and comfortable. This is a great...More

Thank NinjaTourist
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We had a great time, but I was let down. 4 of us came for a 2 hour sunset ride. This is what I was looking forward to my entire vacation. Horses on the beach!! Heck yes!! The guides were GREAT and the first part...More

Thank Linz H
csaiticachica, Owner at Playa Ponies, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thanks for the review. I’m sorry you missed the sunset, did you ask the guide if it was possible to stay longer? This time of year the beach can be very crowded and there is a lot to consider when it comes to safety. The...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

My friend and I who are both experienced riders had a very nice 2 hour trail ride with Tuto. The first thing we noticed was how healthy, happy, and well cared for the horses at this stable are. The next thing was how friendly the...More

Thank Christy W
csaiticachica, Owner at Playa Ponies, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Christy, thank you for the lovely review! We love our horses they are like our children. I just wanted clarify that you paid to a third party not directly to us? I am wondering if they might have included the cost of transportation in the...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is the place to go for an excellent trail ride - basically worldwide. Riding on the beach was a lifelong dream. I own my own horses, but no beach! The horses are well taken care of, which is important for any horse tour and...More

Thank Larina A
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent horseback riding experience. Guide/owner kept everyone safe and worked hard to get the perfect view and a great picture of the crowd.

Thank willd7654
Reviewed 19 May 2017

we went out yesterday with Playa ponies and had a really fun time. It was a last minute thing and Carrie was very flexible when we booked and gave us a couple options. Neno (owner) was a great guide and nice to get to know....More

Thank mathieu f
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Enjoyed a very pleasant and scenic ride with Playa Ponies. My wife and daughter are very experienced riders while I am certainly not. But I have ridden a few times on holiday and this was definitely the best horse I've ever been on. The horses...More

Thank travellinman2009
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Yesterday, I had one of the best rides of my life I've been riding horses my entire life and I always try to go for a ride on vacation. The horses are beautiful and well taken care of. Our guide, Nanno, was fantastic! He took...More

Thank Mary Gin B
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I didn't know what to expect going in, since this was my very first time riding a horse and I booked a private tour at the Nosara.com shop in Cafe Paris. The ride & experience was definitely a positive, as I got to ride with...More

Thank Ray G
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

My family made a last minute reservation for a morning ride...Our guide was Alejandro who took through the forest and beach...our horses were well taken care of and provided us with an 1.5 hour of great scenery...highly recommend!!

Thank Candice F
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18 January 2015|
Response from cherie m | Reviewed this property |
Head north from Playa Guiones towards Playa Pelada, and just at the gas station ( La Bamba) turn left. It's about 1/2 mile down that road on the right hand side.