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paradise riding Rustic Paradise | paradise riding


Rustic Paradise, the affordable riding week for everybody!

The ideal package for families, horse travelers, who likes it rustic and unspoiled and all such, who come mainly because of the outstanding riding experience.

The package includes

  • seven nights in a cozy beach hotel with breakfast
  • five days of riding with lunch
  • taxes, services, tack and guide.


US$ 1.650,-  per person in a double room,

US$    245,- single supplement

Not included are transfers from and to the airport, dinners, beverages and drinks, lunch on the day off (Wednesday).

Program runs Sunday to Sunday, seven nights, eight days, riding days like Pacific Paradise Trail (but no hotel change) plus a riding day in the farm of Paradise Riding on Saturday.


Transfer from the airport to your hotel in the quiet village of Junquillal on the Pacific Ocean. Meet with your ride guide at dinner time.

Day 2

Ride your horse north along the beach to Hacienda Pinillia´s famous Golf Course. On the way, climb with your sure footed horse several bluffs to enjoy amazing views of the coastline. Visit on horseback the beaches Playa Negra and Avellanas, which are famous for their surf.  Choose amongst fresh seafood dishes during a lunch break in the shade of Guanacaste´s marvelous trees. Pass horse trails in teak plantations, see tropical birds, and canter with your Criollo horse along the Golden Pacific Coast.

Day 3

The horse ride starts along the beach and heads past a typical village, after which you will climb on your horse trail the hilly back land to take in an impressive view of the countryside. Riding amongst huge trees while monkeys, iguanas, tropical birds and butterflies keep your company. Enjoy Costa Rica´s hospitality with a home-made lunch under a traditional rancho prepared by Dona Ginette (who likes to show equestrian guests how to make tortillas on her wood stove). Fried plantains with black bean sauce, chicken stew and rice pudding  replenish the horseback riders for the ride home. End the day galopping on the beach.

Day 4

A day to relax or explore. If Costa Rica´s amazing flora and fauna are calling you, we can help to arrange a day trip to take a canopy tour through a rain forest, visit an active volcano, hike through a nature reserve to explore caves, kayak in a mangrove, or see exotic birds and crocodiles on a boat trip. For those who want to relax from the horseback riding adventure there are massages, sunbathing, by the pool or on the beach, tennis courts, estuary tours, snorkeling, surfing, golfing or deep sea fishing.

Day 5

The group will ride to working cattle and horse breeding farm. Get to know the history of Spanish (Pura Raza Espanola) horses in Costa Rica. You will enjoy a Horse Show that presents the local horse races doing their famous high-stepping as well as working horses and the gaited horses from Central America an their comfortable gaits. In the afternoon, the horse ride is along the beach and across the estuary.

Day 6

Travel from Junquillal to Ostional in a truly unique fashion: riding your favorite horse along the gorgeous, isolated beaches of Costa Rica`s Golden Coast. Enjoy meanwhile the horse trail ride the powerful surf crashing on rock formations as you arrive to the colorful fishing village San Juanillo.  Beach riding to the edge at hidden bays and beaches. The ride back horses and riders doing in a truck and in a taxi.

Day 7

The Paradise Riding horsefarm offers numerous options for trail riding. Visit the pasture mates of your horse in their home in the green fields, watch them playing around under the huge trees and get an idea of natural horse keeping in Costa Rica.

Day 8

Transfer to the airport or other destination.