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Centaura- Day Horseback Riding Tours

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Address: La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
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+506 4001 7292
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Private-Customized Horseback Riding Adventures with Centaura...

Private-Customized Horseback Riding Adventures with Centaura

Bilingual-Naturalist Guides.

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 routes and horses to please from the most experienced rider to those who have never been on a horse before.

Centaura has the most diverse type of riding with more than 1800 acres nestled under Platanar Volcano.

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First time on horseback and we loved it!

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... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Portage, Michigan

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Portage, Michigan
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 the right one for you - to match your personality and level of experience. Danny... More 

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New Jersey USA
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 us up at our hotel and drove us to La Finca Farm. We toured the... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 do much more than a trot, while my daughter called this her 'dream' as she... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 welcome in one of the 4 villas, well design and confortable with all the confort... More 

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Calgary
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 La Fortuna area or have the ultimate pleasure of staying at the ranch. Alfonso is... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 are super welcoming, nothing is too much trouble. Alonso took us all out for a... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 horse that would best suit our skill and comfort level. My youngest daughter is 8... More 

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Thank Angela C
North Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 you want to see. This is totally off the tourist track and so much more... More 

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Red Bank, New Jersey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an AMAZING experience my husband & I had during our recent visit to Centaura for a full day of riding and adventure!!! We couldn't have asked for a better way to celebrate our 29th anniversary. Our guide Danny was warm and welcoming - providing a wealth of great info about his country. Before beginning our day, time was taken... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We heard that Centaura was the best place to ride horses in the Arenal area and it was definitely true! We had such a fun ride, and they matched us so well to our horses — I am an experienced rider but my husband is more of a beginner, and we both had a really great time. It was so... More 

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