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Santa Marilha Horse Excursions

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Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
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fantastic beach ride in Cape Verde

My daughter and I had a fantastic salt lakes and beach ride (1.5 hrs). We were allocated suitable... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
Karen M
Best ever!

I went with trepidation and returned full of gratitude for the kindness shown. Haven’t ridden for... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
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Horse riding excursions with english speaking guides along the wonderful beaches, the salt mines and the natural reserves of Sal Island (Cape Verde). We organize horseback riding excursions for beginners, intermediate or expert riders. The transfer service from the hotels (pick up & drop off)+Insurance+Helmets are INCLUDED in the price!
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

My daughter and I had a fantastic salt lakes and beach ride (1.5 hrs). We were allocated suitable horses for our riding ability and the whole experience was fantastic and we would definatley recommend! Thank you!!

Thank Karen M
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Santa Marilha H, Owner at Santa Marilha Horse Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Hi Karen, Thanks for your review, we wish to see you soon again! Keep on riding! :) Teo

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

I went with trepidation and returned full of gratitude for the kindness shown. Haven’t ridden for 40+ years and worried how I’d mount (they lent a hand and a mounting block), stay on (they used a leading rein until I was confident and again as...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Went here whilst on holiday after reading some great reviews. It did not disappoint. The venue is beautiful, the horses are extremely well looked after, there were 3 guides out with 4 of us on a ride. They spend time getting to know our experience...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely ride through the desert/salt mines, what an experience! They treat there horses so lovely here. They were all clean and in lovely condition, so was there tack. The guides are really good too, they give you info about the horses backgrounds...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Went for a 1.5 hour trek with these guys and what a fantastic time I had. They're so professional and genuinely nice guys. From sitting down to find what experience you've got to making you feel super comfortable on your horse. Have ridden in years?...More

Thank Salvador G
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Me and my mum did horse riding here and we had a wonderful time. We did two and half hours for 50euros and it was worth it. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly. You can give the staff your phones or cameras to take...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

This place is fantastic, all the staff are so helpful and friendly. The horses are beautifully looked after and are clearly very cared about. I had an amazing ride on King.

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

We had the pleasure of having the two hour morning ride last week. We got picked up on time from our hotel by the owner. The facility's and horses all excellent, each rider was matched with a horses that suited their riding ability. I highly...More

Thank drfunkee
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended .... speaking as a horse owner at home - the two hour beach ride although a little slow initially was well worthwhile. The horse welfare is obvious with careful matching with the ability of the rider and they appeared to be in good...More

Thank Louise G
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Great time along the salt feld and beach, with good horses. Picked up at the hotel, good service! Nice to have this on Sal, and see the island on the back of a nice and good Horse! Michel & Simone

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Flossiechops
17 June 2018|
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Response from Santa Marilha H | Property representative |
Hi Samantha, You can send your enquiry and book your ride prior your arrival using the form on our webpage or Facebook page. Otherwise you can book via your tour operator or call the phone number 5898121 from the reception... More
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kirstyf24
19 May 2018|
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Response from Santa Marilha H | Property representative |
Hi, In the respect of the horses welfare we set the weight limit to 90kg. Best regards, Teo
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montysmum
17 May 2018|
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Response from teo_ago | Property representative |
Hi, all emails are processed within 24h unless general lack of internet connection on the whole island. For any further question please do not hesitate to ask. Kind regards, Teo
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