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Not to be missed horseback riding in José Ignacio

We did a 1.5 hour ride from the Haras Godiva facility to the beach. Class operation, facilities and... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
Washington, DC
via mobile
Galloped on the beach and had a nice morning chatting on the grounds afterwards

Haras Godiva is a beautiful property that offers casual rides and also dressage training. Paulina... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
Boise, Idaho
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Haras Godiva Uruguay offers Horsebackriding on the beaches of Jose Ignacio and Laguna Garzon Reservoir, Dressage Clinics and Stabling for your horse and the amenities to go with it.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Ruta 10 Km 183.5, Jose Ignacio 53780, Uruguay
+598 99 100 057
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

We did a 1.5 hour ride from the Haras Godiva facility to the beach. Class operation, facilities and horses. Our fourth ride in a many weeks. By far the best. Love how the horses perk up with excitement when they reach the beach! Highly recommended

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Haras Godiva is a beautiful property that offers casual rides and also dressage training. Paulina, the manager, was very helpful prior to my visit, and a warm hostess when I visited. My horse was obviously well cared for and pleasant to ride, responsive to light...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank BoiseMichael
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Professionally managed, with attentive staff and quality horses,this is a 'must do' experience if you are visiting the Punta del Este/Jose Ignacio region. Situated on a crest with a sweeping vista across the scattered lagunas, forests, and farms the rancho's grounds are immaculate, and the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Roger B
Reviewed 31 January 2016

My husband and I had a great ride. Our guide was awesome and spoke very good English. An intelligent guy who educated us on the area and answered all our questions. We were given two retired polo ponies. Nice horses who really galloped a nice...More

Date of experience: January 2016
3  Thank FlyingLRanch
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

Our group of seven had a spectacular beach and countryside horse ride with Haras Godiva just outside of Jose Ignacio. The Haras Godiva team were lovely - welcoming us with horses ready to go and helmets etc. We all had varying horse experience and they...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 11 November 2015

We scheduled a morning of horseback riding on one of the last days of our honeymoon and absolutely loved the experience. The scenery was amazing and it culminated with a ride on the beach. After the ride, we had drinks and talked about the ranch...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank Maggie B
Reviewed 12 October 2015

We usually spend our summers in Jose Ignacio and once we decided to schedule a horseback ride, so we headed to Haras Godiva and we had a very bad experience. The equipment was very bad, the guides don't speak English and they are quite rude...More

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank marian b
Haras G, Owner at Haras Godiva, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2015

Seems as if you have been in another place... :-) I am really sorry to hear this horrible comment. Please send us some pictures of your ride or stay so we can check the equipment you used and see who you are to check with...More

Reviewed 7 December 2014

If you love horse back riding, excellent scenes and peaceful surroundings this is the place to go! The people are very friendly and the rides on the beach they offer are the best in Punta del Este. If you can, don't miss the full moon...More

Date of experience: January 2014
Thank Lamerry85
Reviewed 30 November 2014

We scheduled a two hour horseback ride with Haras Godiva in November 2014, and it was a highlight of our trip to Jose Ignacio! The horses and equipment are all top notch, and our guides were very friendly despite the fact that they did not...More

Date of experience: November 2014
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