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Alberto's Horses

#29 of 79 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos Features Animals
Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 9043
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Alberto Knows His Stuff

This was far and away one of the coolest things we did while in Costa Rica. We rode the small... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nicole B
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Very Bad Experience

My wife, two daughters and I went on the tour today and unfortunately had a very bad experience. I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michael C
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We have a tour at 8:30 in the morning or at 1:30 in the afternoon. We have the tour to La Fortuna waterfall. The tour consists of a one hour ride through pastures and farmland. Then we venture into the jungle were we cross a river and proceed up the mountain to the waterfall Rio Fortuna. There you may swim for approximately one hour after we return down the mountain to our farm. The tour is around 3 or 4 hours. You are going to need long pants, good shoes, a bathing suit and towel, along with anything else you feel necessary. At the end of the tour we will be at our house waiting with a delicious organic chicken barbecue with natural juice $80 per person.
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Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 9043
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was far and away one of the coolest things we did while in Costa Rica. We rode the small, sturdy Costa Rican Saddle horses to the La Fortuna waterfall through open fields, woods, a stream, and finally the paved road. It took maybe 45...More

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife, two daughters and I went on the tour today and unfortunately had a very bad experience. I planned this trip in hopes for a great time but we were very unhappy with the condition of the horses - most of the horses had...More

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

My wife, 10-year old daughter, and I spent a wonderful afternoon of riding, swimming at the waterfall, followed by a delicious chicken dinner. This is truly a family business, and they obviously care about the horses. The day we went, Alberto was tied up in...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Alberto's Horses was a great find! One of the highlights of our trip to Costa Rica. The horseback riding experience was fun enough, but add to that Alberto's personal narrative of the area, and you have a genuine Costa Rican experience. He took us to...More

Thank 237gina2017
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Alberto is very honest, great service, we enjoyed the ride a lot. The horses are friendly and well trained. The route through the river was so much fun. We had a coconut water in the middle and very good BBQ chicken for lunch. Truly a...More

Thank Nati J
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We were in Areanl and thought this was the best way to see the La Fortuna waterfalls. It was a great experience Phillip our guide and his family took great care of us. Only one of the 4 of us had riden horses before they...More

Thank stacy p
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

I loved this tour for so many reasons: our lovely guide Alberto, the amazing things we visited (river, waterfall, fields and local life), the refreshments (coconut on horse back!, water mid ride when we really needed it and a delicious lunch back at the stables),...More

1  Thank 420MarieL66
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Alberto took us on fun trip to the La Fortuna waterfall and back. A lot of the trip was up and down a steep road but some of the back country riding through streams and the forest was a great experience. The horses were well...More

Thank JrVandy
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Alberto is very chill and great to give a tour of the area around the farm, through the jungle, across a creek, in a crevice and up to the fruit stand for some fresh coconut juice! He lets you run the horses openly! Our family...More

1  Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The ride with Alberto was a highlight of our trip to La Fortuna! Be sure to bring cash as he doesn't accept credit cards. The fee includes the ride to the Arenal waterfall and a beautifully prepared lunch by his lovely wife! This was my...More

1  Thank renedenuto
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25 January 2017|
Response from albertoshorses | Property representative |
We just the waterfall tour but you can see the volcano.
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Yi L
27 December 2016|
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Response from albertoshorses | Property representative |
Hello Yi L We do the tour even if it rains, so there is no problem for that.
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Lisa M
12 November 2016|
Response from albertoshorses | Property representative |
We have everydays at 8:30am and 1:30pm..
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