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Centaura- Day Horseback Riding Tours

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Platanar, La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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great horses

On our way to Alajuela we had a stopover at Centaura to do a 3 hour horseback riding tour and it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Muenster P
Good for the soal, Horseback riding

This is a 5-Star Paradise. Starting at the moment we arrived, Esteban was diligently making sure... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Private - Customized Horseriding Adventures with Centaura Our Horse adventures are for all people and all riding levels. We have many horses, with different breeds, sizes, gaits and temperaments and we assure you that we can tailor our rides and horses to please from the most experienced rider to those who have never been on a horse before. La Finca has the most diverse type of riding with more than 1800 acres nestled under Platanar Volcano.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Platanar, La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica

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Reviewed 1 week ago

On our way to Alajuela we had a stopover at Centaura to do a 3 hour horseback riding tour and it was definitely one of our highlights of the holiday. All horses were extremely well trained, responsive to any signal and also willing to go...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a 5-Star Paradise. Starting at the moment we arrived, Esteban was diligently making sure you are having a exceptional and memorable experience at his Lodge. La Finca really is the most beautiful place in the world! We like to do daily activites on...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our 4-day, 3-night visit to Centaura was one of the highlights of our Costa Rica experience! From my first conversation with Esteban about scheduling a trip, I knew that this was not worth missing. Esteban was extremely helpful with suggestions about where to visit on...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This ride was worth every penny. 3 of us went, all of us novices. I saw the ad online for this place and it looked like the horses were treated very well, so I thought we would travel the distance to go here. It was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great facility and wonderful staff. The horses are well cared for and trained. My wife and I took a private tour through the countryside, and our guide was excellent. Thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon at Centaura and highly recommend!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful surrounding, Well taken care of the horses a lot of passionate people who where very friendly. The trail was defiantly beautiful, personal and adjusted towards a client wishes very high level of hospitality of all people working there! Defiantly reconmended, Its one of those...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

My husband & I have ridden in Egypt, Australia, Canada as well as the USA——this is our all-time favorite place to ride!! The people are the friendliest, the horses are gorgeous (& very well trained) & the scenery varied & incredible. Even when it rains!

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Stayed with them for 1 week at the farm. It was the highlight of my trip. I had an amazing time at the farm with the activities they have to offer. All the staff is so friendly and helpful. They helped my organize the rest...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

My wife and I had a wonderful time on our ride with Luigi at Centaura. It's a bit of drive from Fortuna (45 mins?), but well worth it for the scenery and our awesome guide. It turned out to be just the three of us...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Esteban made things very easy to plan between travel to and from San Jose, accommodations, and setting up our ride. Everything was beautiful, clean, and relaxed and the horses are happy, well cared for, and in great shape. They paired my boyfriend and I with...More

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Hannahwally
30 March 2018|
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Response from Tico100 | Property representative |
Hello, All our rides are private and customized with a bilingual guide. As you say, the 1/2 day is perfect for you and we can do it in the morning at 8:30am or in the afternoon at 1:30pm We take kids the same age as yours... More
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Wendy R
16 March 2018|
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Response from Tico100 | Property representative |
Hello Wendy, Thank you for your inquiry about our Horseback Riding Adventures. We would love to have you with us. We are fully booked today Friday tomorrow Saturday is available. We can do a half day either in the morning... More
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Yeny R
8 March 2018|
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Response from Tico100 | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your inquiry about our Horseback Riding Adventures. We would love to have you with us. All our rides are private and customized with a bilingual guide. 1/2 Days, morning or afternoon. We start at 8:30 am... More
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