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Centro Ecuestre Bellavista

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Panamericana Sur KM 7 7 | Tarqui, Panamerican South Highway Km 7,7, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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A 'Bucket List' experience! Best day of our entire trip!

I had literally been dreaming about this horseback ride for weeks before arriving in Ecuador, as it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AngiePotcake
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Abaco Islands
lovely!

the path is beautiful and scenic. The horses are well trained and well cared for. sebastian is... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
EstherGop
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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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Centro Ecuestre Bellavista is located 8 kilometers outside of Cuenca. We offer Lodging, Horseback Riding for children and adults on trails in the Ecuadorian AndesHorses and trails are selected to match your riding skills. Experience the natural beauty of the Andes; the unique wildlife and vegetation.Participate in outdoor activities, like feeding and caring for farm animals. You can even learn to milk a cow!
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“hour ride” (28 reviews)
“bella vista” (15 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Panamericana Sur KM 7 7 | Tarqui, Panamerican South Highway Km 7,7, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had literally been dreaming about this horseback ride for weeks before arriving in Ecuador, as it was the excursion I was looking forward to the most. My expectations were already sky high before arriving, and not only were they met, but far surpassed.. to...More

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CENTROECUESTREBELLAV, General Manager at Centro Ecuestre Bellavista, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks a lot for have choosen us for riding we had a great time riding with you

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

the path is beautiful and scenic. The horses are well trained and well cared for. sebastian is super nice, friendly and helpful, and it is a safe experience. Sebastian even went out of his way--above and beyond--to help me find my phone when it was...More

1  Thank EstherGop
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

I had the 2 hour trail ride with Sebastian April 6th and it was a Wonderful experience! I hadn't ridden a horse in Years, but it was like riding a bike. Sebastian selected a perfect horse for me that knew the trail and exactly where...More

2  Thank Rockon2018
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

I took a two hour trail ride, with Sebastian (the owner) as my guide. Transportation from Cuenca is easy and not far. The ranch is beautiful and clean. I felt comfortable right away, and could see how well-kept his horses were. His staff was very...More

2  Thank nancyjeanross
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

We did a last minute trip to Cuenca and on our last day decided to go horse riding. After googling and reading plenty of highly recommending reviews we decided to go with Centro Ecuestre Bellavista. We could not speak more highly of this place! Before...More

1  Thank K B
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Arranging our 2 hour ride was simple, just a quick message or call. The centro was a 20 min. cab ride from our condo in Cuenca. Sebastian was there to greet us and the horses were tacked up, ready to go. I had mentioned to...More

2  Thank Northwind144
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CENTROECUESTREBELLAV, General Manager at Centro Ecuestre Bellavista, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Thank you very much ! We have enjoyed riding with you, you are always welcome

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

As a last minute trip to Ecuador- I was scrambling around trying to find stuff to do near Cuenca. This ride with Sebastian was the highlight of my trip. It took us a bit to find a taxi driver who was willing to go-and we...More

1  Thank Kate F
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CENTROECUESTREBELLAV, General Manager at Centro Ecuestre Bellavista, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Dear Kate it was nice to ride with you , thank you for your review about our place Best wishes !

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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

We are visiting Cuenca for the first time and let me tell you, this horseback riding experience was so wonderful! Sebastian was the best tour guide, he made sure we all had horses that were suited to our abilities, made us sandwiches and had drinks...More

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CENTROECUESTREBELLAV, General Manager at Centro Ecuestre Bellavista, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Dear Gabriella and Family, thank you very much for your review about our place and to be rated because for us it's so important to offer our clientes wonderful experiences that will stay in their mind for ever. We are are constantly improving and looking...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

This was a great experience for me and my husband. The owner of this place speaks impeccable English and you can tell he loves what he does. The prices are very reasonable. We did the 2 hour ride and that was perfect for us since...More

Thank L H
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CENTROECUESTREBELLAV, General Manager at Centro Ecuestre Bellavista, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Dear Louise and Robert many thanks for your feedback about your experience riding with us. We will improve doing a bigger sign in the Main Street so people will find our place easily We had enjoyed riding and sharing time with you, it was a...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

I did a 2-hour horseback ride with Sebastian a couple months ago and absolutely loved it. I just sent him a Whatsapp message a couple days before to schedule it (I love how everything in Ecuador can be arranged over Whatsapp!). We did NOT follow...More

Thank Emily H
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CENTROECUESTREBELLAV, General Manager at Centro Ecuestre Bellavista, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thank you very much for have chosen us for riding and your review, we have enjoyed a lot riding with you ! You are always welcome

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L H
8 January 2018|
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Response from CENTROECUESTREBELLAV | Property representative |
Good morning , for going back to Cuenca there is the option to take a bus or taxi like UBBER that charges $8
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Cinnamon A
17 November 2017|
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Response from Linda M | Reviewed this property |
+593994150643 send Sebastian a message on WhatsApp
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K J
17 May 2017|
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Response from CENTROECUESTREBELLAV | Property representative |
Sure, it's posible to do it . Our horses are extremely easy and well trained for beginners
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