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Albufeira Riding Centre

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an Excellent, exciting, experience at the Albufeira riding centre

Well laid out website that enabled me to book online. Very informative web pages with gallery... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pam N
Really great experience, we all loved it

Four of us, ages 11 to 49 went today. Some with a little riding experience and one who had never... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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“hour ride”(19 reviews)
“lovely horses”(9 reviews)
Albufeira Riding Centre is a equestrian centre offering beautiful treks through the local countryside on our well mannered horses. Lessons and Pony Club activities also offered throughout the year.
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The Stables 151H | Vale Navio, Albufeira 8200-393, Portugal
+351 961 269 526
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 29 August 2013 via mobile

We had a great time at the stables, all the horse were gorgeous, really relaxed & safe 2 ride, my bf had never ridden before & Georgie made him feel really at ease, the country side was lovely & we learnt about the different fruits...More

3  Thank Badbarbie7
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 3 June 2013

Because of a car accident we could not arrive in time at stables. When we came there and tried to explain the delay, we found the owner in extremely ill humour and were treated really unfriendly.

6  Thank I W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well laid out website that enabled me to book online. Very informative web pages with gallery, times, rides, and prices. Taxi firms could be more informed but we got there in plenty of time. Sarah rode out with me, a very friendly girl, and excellent...More

Thank Pam N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us, ages 11 to 49 went today. Some with a little riding experience and one who had never ridden before. Really well organised, lovely horses. Friendly, professional and welcoming. Went on a lovely hack and we were all very comfortable and enjoyed it....More

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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

English riding , Sarah is very experienced only gose to your ability. Nice and chilled. Good hour hack was perfect time. Reasonable prices. All staff are friendly.

Thank laurenjgray1995
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

My only wish is that I did this earlier in our holiday as I would definitely have gone again! We were complete beginners and went on a beginners trek with people of a similar experience level. All the horses were so well behaved and friendly....More

Thank oinoin_kay
Reviewed 11 October 2018

I was throw from a horse aged 3. I wasn’t injured at all but having ever been on a horse a shire horse that was not being controlled by it’s Saturday girl leader leftme terrified. Each new year getting on a horse is on the...More

Thank Charlotte C
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Thank you Team Albufeira Riding center for the amazing experience. Horseback riding in the area was just a wonderful experience and a must. Another thank you to helping me enjoy this after 8 years not horseback riding due to a back injury. John & Chiara

Thank John H
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant. Staff are all English and are so friendly. They cater for all levels of rider. Thoroughly worth a visit.

Thank McNicoll2704
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Just wanted to get in the saddle and enjoy the views. It has been many years so a little nervous. Perfect. Felt really confident. Saw great local scenery. Staff very friendly and horses lovely.

1  Thank review_by_sue01
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Went with a couple of friends who hadn’t ridden before. It was well paced with calm horses, good conversation as we were walking around. Took time to ensure hats fit correctly etc. Would highly recommend and would have gone again for a longer ride had...More

1  Thank lizuk88
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We did feel a little confused when we first arrived at the riding centre, it is not obvious where we needed to go and when we were asked, we were directed to the yard, the young girl in the yard preparing the horses just asked...More

Thank WiseTreeOwl
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10 May 2018|
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Response from lizardinc | Reviewed this property |
Yes most definitely all the horses are well behaved with good temperament
fidelma B
29 April 2018|
Response from IrelandShanal | Reviewed this property |
No they seem to cater for every type of rider
3 March 2018|
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Response from ARC-Albufeira-Riding | Property representative |
Hi Paige, thank you for your question. We most definitely take experienced riders out and we have some lovely sand tracks and fields for a good canter. Our beach rides are available November - March however we do have a 3 hr... More
30 December 2017|
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Response from lauraaea | Reviewed this property |
Hi all, our weight limit is 100kgs. Hope this helps! Please call us on 00351 961 269 526 for more information.
22 October 2017|
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Response from lauraaea | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, we have a number of Shetlands and smaller ponies who would love to meet the children! We can take them on a 30 minute nature ride and we also run a pony club for ages 6 upwards on Saturdays (and Thursday's during... More