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Great ride up to Volcano then walk!!!..WOW.. Bring camera or bust!!!

Love to ride there in Costa Rica....GOOD horses and handlers everywhere I have ridden... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Cocoa Beach, Florida
Great experience

Beautiful scenery, nice horseback ride, beautiful waterfall & a great place for a swim. It was... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2016
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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27 May 2017
“Arenal tour”
15 Mar 2017
“Great ride up to Volcano then walk!!!..WOW.. Bring camera or bust!!!”
With our healthy and well trained horses, we start this incredible guided tour, crossing rivers and through the trails in the rain forest, enjoying all the views of the San Carlos plains, and the amazing lava paths of the majestic Arenal Volcano. We...more
Arenal Volcano | La Palma, Alajuela 824417, Costa Rica
+506 8710 4716
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

On Tuesday May 24, 2017 my husband and I went on the tour to see the Arenal volcano and to Tabacon hot springs. Although it was an excellent tour and scenery our driver Oscar was the worst ever our tour guide Hernan was great but...More

Date of experience: May 2017
5  Thank yanelle t
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Love to ride there in Costa Rica....GOOD horses and handlers everywhere I have ridden there!!!..This ride is AWESOME!!!

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Sparkstr
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Beautiful scenery, nice horseback ride, beautiful waterfall & a great place for a swim. It was another unique Costa Rican experience.

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank ExploreWorld9732
Reviewed 9 September 2015

This is going to be the trip which will make ur memories go long. Love the views n beauty. Always loved landscapes, this is living volcano and fire comes out of it every few minutes

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank madhavsrinivasak
Reviewed 20 November 2012

I would really like to thank Jorge Montero, owner of Waves and Trails Travel for arranging our hotel and tours in the Arenal Volcano area, the volcano itself is spectacular, (but more spectacular if you do the horseback riding tour) my wife loved it and...More

Date of experience: October 2012
2  Thank John V
Reviewed 9 August 2012

if you like horseback riding and being outdoors close to an active volcano--go for it. september and october will offer the best views

Date of experience: August 2012
2  Thank mike p
Reviewed 12 July 2012

This place is a dream come true. The Garden is unbelievable with beautiful flowers, trees, streams and waterfall. This is a spa resort and the bar is located in the middle of the swimming pool, so don't drink too much as fall off your stool....More

Date of experience: August 2011
1  Thank shanonpadmore
Reviewed 26 June 2012

Went to the hanging bridge. What an experience! Walking hundreds of feets in a hanging bridge, saw white face monkeys and tropical plants

Date of experience: June 2012
1  Thank Jd1914
Reviewed 9 June 2012

My hubby and I were staying at the Treehouse lodge in SantaClara Costa Rica where Mark the owner suggested this trip. Arenal Volcano and Baldi Hot Springs Tour (night) Juan along with his son Edwardo picked us up right on time! Took us straight away...More

Date of experience: May 2012
Thank EdandMags
Reviewed 13 May 2012

I bought evening passes to both hot springs (includes buffet dinner and access to spa from 5p-9p) as I was unsure which one to go to. If you want to go to both, I highly suggest going to Baldi first before Tabacon so you can...More

Date of experience: May 2012
16  Thank ananas08
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