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Riding Academy of Crete - Ippikos Riding Club

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Perfect Beachride

Very big, clean, professional stable. I did a one hour beach ride while being on vacation in Crete... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
ivyd173
Two nights at Horse Ranch

On my way to a yoga retreat In Crete, I stayed here for a couple of nights. The surroundings are... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
Cathinka J
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The Riding Academy of Crete is the only establishment in Grecce that offers a variety of horse centered activities. We offer riding tours both for begginers & advanced riders, pony rides for our little clients, riding trails to the beautiful gorge...more
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Karteros, Crete 71500, Greece
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

Very big, clean, professional stable. I did a one hour beach ride while being on vacation in Crete and was looking for a place where the horses are well taken care of which is not always the case in other stables in touristy areas. But...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

On my way to a yoga retreat In Crete, I stayed here for a couple of nights. The surroundings are beautiful- in the middle of nature with a lot of animals- complete silence except the sound of birds and cats and the occasional airplane. I...More

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Marianna G, General Manager at Riding Academy of Crete - Ippikos Riding Club, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

cathinka, thank you so much for your nice words! hope to see you again.

Reviewed 10 July 2018

The Riding Academy gave me and my son such a beautiful experience. The ranch creates great calmness and grounding . It has great harmony , the nature and the horses. The ride on the beach was overwhelming and the instructor by use all the way...More

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Marianna G, General Manager at Riding Academy of Crete - Ippikos Riding Club, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

thank you so much!!!!! Hope to see you again!!!

Reviewed 17 June 2018

An amazingly nice facility with well cared for horses. We wanted to do their wine tour but unfortunately all the vineyards in Greece were closed for that week. The manager then put together a special ride for me and my wife and it was absolutely...More

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Marianna G, Manager at Riding Academy of Crete - Ippikos Riding Club, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you for your review! We are so happy that you ejoyed the ride with us! Hope to see you again, this time we will do the wine tour!!!

Reviewed 13 March 2018

A very well organized place, close to the sea, with amazing people who love their job and do it in the best way. It provides horse riding for all ages, food, coffee and other activities that you can enjoy in a beautiful environment. It is...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

I visit the Riding Academy of Crete frequently, every time I travel to Heraklion. It is my favorite place to be! Horses are well taken care of, the personnel is excellent, the club house cozy, people are welcome, the instructors are experienced and helpful and...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Best place in Crete with great atmosphere! A very well organized family place, near by the sea, with amazing people that loves their job, it provides horse riding for all ages and levels, food, coffee and other activities that you can enjoy to a great...More

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Marianna G, General Manager at Riding Academy of Crete - Ippikos Riding Club, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Thank you so muchh! Love to have you back!!

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Hospitable Welcoming Friendly Warm Cozy Fun Friends Smiles Drinks Coffee Tea Snacks You name it ...sure you'll find it !!! Everything was perfect!!!!

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Marianna G, Ιδιοκτήτης at Riding Academy of Crete - Ippikos Riding Club, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you so much!! All the words that we hope to describe our place and our activities!

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

From the most beautiful places near Heraklion for rest and horse training, food and overnight stay in a family atmosphere. Very close to the sea and in places with remarkable activities such as an aquarium, a planetarium, and a theme park for children. That it...More

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Marianna G, Ιδιοκτήτης at Riding Academy of Crete - Ippikos Riding Club, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

thank you so much!!!

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Nestled amongst bougainvilleas and centuries old olive trees, this riding center boasts healthy, happy horses which can be admired from a fantastic outdoor cafe, or ridden in lessons with highly qualified instructors. The sea is only steps away, and a little petting zoo can keep...More

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Marianna G, Ιδιοκτήτης at Riding Academy of Crete - Ippikos Riding Club, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

thank you! we are honored by the word "paradise".

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