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Address: Carbonera, Km. 15 South of Puerto Jimenez, Puerto Jimenez 60702, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 8868 6481
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06:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Rancho Tropical offers unique and memorable experiences in the nature...

Rancho Tropical offers unique and memorable experiences in the nature exploring the typical vegetation, the wildlife diversity and panoramic views. Activities are Horseback Riding, Hiking Excursion, Waterfall Rappelling, Farming Tour, Night Walk and Camping.

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US$74.98*
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Horseback Riding in Puerto Jiménez
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Puerto Jiménez Bird Watching Tour
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Puerto Jiménez Forest Evening Tour

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Amazing tropical horseback riding experience

If you're looking for an authentic, friendly experience while visiting the southern end of Osa Peninsula, this is the place to go to. Carlos runs a fully operating farm with his... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Martin R
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you're looking for an authentic, friendly experience while visiting the southern end of Osa Peninsula, this is the place to go to. Carlos runs a fully operating farm with his young family and 6 employees. His excellent english makes it easy to absorb the many stories and animals he showcases during the customized tours. The waterfall trip is a... More 

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Thank Martin R
CindyBoulanger, Manager at Rancho Tropical, responded to this review

Martin, thank you for the great review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience at Rancho Tropical. We hope to see you back in the tropics! More 

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have a horse and often am reluctant to ride "rental" horses as they are often not well cared for, etc. Rancho Tropical is the exception to all of that. They offer good horses, friendly and very knowledgeable, english-speaking guides, and their property is awesome offering beach front, jungle, and cattle ranch terrain. I had a very memorable morning on... More 

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CindyBoulanger, Manager at Rancho Tropical, responded to this review

Thank you for those beautiful words. We love horses, we take care of every of them like members of our big family. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the ride! More 

Asheville, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

We had a great time. Such beautiful views. The horses were well behaved and well cared for. We saw some nice wildlife. Our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable.

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CindyBoulanger, Manager at Rancho Tropical, responded to this review

Thank you Lorenzo for your review. We hope to see you again for another adventure! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We spent a day with Minor and Leo from Rancho Tropical and couldn't have asked for more. Our incredibly knowledgeable and friendly guides took us galloping along the beach and through the rainforest up to a waterfall which we rappelled down. Minor pointed out all kinds of wildlife along the way including multiple kinds of monkeys and a sloth. Also... More 

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CindyBoulanger, Manager at Rancho Tropical, responded to this review

Thank you Chris for the great review. We are happy to read you had a good time at Rancho Tropical. We hope to see you again! More 

Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful, well mannered horses and a super guide, Minor. He was friendly and knowledgeable about the floral and fauna and able to see the hidden treasures, i.e. anteater sleeping in a tree! Both experienced and inexperienced riders would feel very comfortable. Riding through the three ecosystems - beach, rainforest and pasture was a great way to see all three. You... More 

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CindyBoulanger, Manager at Rancho Tropical, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are glad you had a great time. Come back soon for another horseback ride. More 

Columbus, Georgia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Very nice guides, horses and a great time. Stopped on the way back for a beer and a leisurely ride on the beach. Guides were very careful and the lines, etc were in good shape.

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Thank you Tom for the great review!! We hope to see you back for another adventure at Rancho Tropical. More 

Toronto
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Great fun for experienced and non experienced riders alike! The horses were well looked after and gentle and our guide was attentive to everyone and pointed out wild life along the way.

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CindyBoulanger, General Manager at Rancho Tropical, responded to this review

Thank you for your great comment. It make us happy to read riders have fun in this tour. We hope to see you back soon! More 

Columbus, GA
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Had a fabulous time seeing some wonderful sights and wildlife. Wonderful people at Rancho Tropical to guide you through the forest. Rappelling was an added plus.

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CindyBoulanger, General Manager at Rancho Tropical, responded to this review

We hope to see you again. Thank you for the excellent review! More 

Winston Salem, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Wonderful, well mannered horses (who looked loved, happy and healthy) and an amazing guide (Fillo was good humored, spoke excellent English and had lots of flora / fauna knowledge to share). Was a great addition to my trip!

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CindyBoulanger, General Manager at Rancho Tropical, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. It really touches us. We do love horses and take care of them as well as we can, they are part of our big family. We hope to see you back in the Peninsula! More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

This was such a wonderful experience - Carlos was our wonderful guide, we got to ride on the beach and rainforest and hike down to a lovely waterfall, then gallop through a meadow - unforgettable!

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We are glad you enjoyed the ride. Thank you for your great review, we hope to see you back soon! More 

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