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“rolling hills”(4 reviews)
Hacienda Ario is a working, family owned ranch and encompasses approximately 1900 ha (or 4500 acres) on the coast in the heart of the Nicoya Peninsula. It is a magical place where the Guanacaste sabanero culture is still a way of life. Hacienda Ario...more
| Hacienda Ario, 1 km Norte Hotel Ylang Ylang, Manzanillo Beach, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
+506 8777 2319
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

I feel so lucky we had the chance to visit Ario Tours on our honeymoon. My new husband has only been horseback riding once (and it didn't go well), but the horses were very sweet and easy to deal with so he had no problem....More

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Veronica W, Manager at Ario Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2016

Thank you for sharing! we work everyday to give something back to the environment, community and of course our wonderful riders. Hope you can come back again!

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All reviews horse tour rolling hills flora and fauna working cattle ranch an amazing experience howler monkeys western style inexperienced riders beautiful horses highlight of our trip amazing morning private tour costa rica fresh coconut my friend hacienda veronica
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

This was such an amazing experience. The horses are so incredible and our guide was so great! The views and the ranch are stunning. I would absolutely say this is not to be missed when you visit! A few notes: Don't rub the lime/lemon leaves...More

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We just had the most amazing horse tour at ArioTours. Douglas and Vero were incredible guides and super informative about the preserve and the eco system, and also so fun! The land in this preserve is gorgeous! We crossed the river and had a wonderful...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

wow!! what a beautiful ride... jungle, mountains, beach. horses are so well cared for...our guide was knowledgeable. we saw monkeys, a deer, beautiful trees and views that are breathtaking. highly recommend.

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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We have just enjoyed a fabulous horse-riding trek with Ario Tours. Our guide Douglas was very kind, professional and knowledgeable and he was able to tell all about the flora and fauna of this wonderful part of Costa Rica. We saw howler monkeys and learnt...More

Thank JMachell
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Had the pleasure of taking a trail ride this evening with a cowboy by the name of Douglas. He is a bit new to this farm, but he was an excellent tour guide. He knew the farm extremely well and was very familiar with the...More

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Veronica W, Manager at Ario Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you for your review.and ejoying the farm and horses. We hope to have you back.

Reviewed 13 April 2018

We had the pleasure of riding through the Ario Ranch and surrounding property on well-cared for, happy Ario horses with an engaging and informative guide and a real Costa Rican cowboy. Age range for our adventure was 6 to 73, riding experience ranged from novice...More

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Veronica W, Manager at Ario Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you for your review, we hope you and the family can come again soon!

Reviewed 13 April 2018

We had a lovely time with Dennis and Veronica. They were such great guides. They answered all of my questions about the land, habitat, flora, and fauna. Introduced us to the land they steward. Allowed us to drive the experience we wanted to have within...More

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Veronica W, Manager at Ario Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

We hope you can visit us again, thank you for your review!

Reviewed 7 April 2018

Where to begin...the ranch & farm are amazing. The land and flora are rich with culture and history. Our guides Veronika and Dennis were a wealth of information, providing a nature tour & ride that we thoroughly enjoyed. They clearly love & respect their animals....More

Thank Joni L
Veronica W, Manager at Ario Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

It was so nice to host your wonderful family, Hope you can come again in your next visit.

Reviewed 27 March 2018

The horses at Ario are incredible animals, very well looked after - happy and content! The owner Veronica set everything up to be smooth upon arrival while Casey and Dennis expertly took the reins to guide our group. We really enjoyed hearing about local flora...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our horse riding tour whilst staying at Santa Teresa beach albeit left slightly disappointed. I have no experience at all (rode twice before) and my partner has a lot having owned his own horse and competed. The horses were great (fuego and pinto)...More

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28 May 2018|
Response from WaterLilyMassage | Reviewed this property |
This answer wouldn’t allow a web site link. Google Ario Tours Costa Rica. They will answer your questions. Have fun!
Esteban V
1 September 2016|
Response from Veronica W | Property representative |
Hello Esteban, thank you very much for contacting us. We can offer availability for tomorrow morning at 8:00 AM. We are located about 25 minutes away from Atrapa Sueños. Please feel free to give us a call to coordinate (506... More
22 February 2016|
Response from Veronica W | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your inquiry. for 2 1/2 and 4 1/2 we ask to ride with their parents. Thank you