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Arion Stables

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Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
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Beach Ride

From the moment you are picked up from your hotel until you leave the stables you are taken care... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carrie N
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St. Albans, UK
Great experience and extremely well organised

Overall this was one of the best organised excursions I have ever been on and excellent value for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
56Thomas_H
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Baldock, England, United Kingdom
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Family park petting zoo pony and horse riding individual, Hotel & Apartments, beach and mountain rides sunset beach rides small zoo- animal park V.I.P. Horse carriage service, weddings with our Victoria carriagecarriage tours to the town or traditional villages, riding and driving lessons, traditional taverna & cafe bar, playgrounds a peacefull paradise for our animals & horse friendliest stable in whole crete.
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  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“olive groves” (29 reviews)
“carriage ride” (12 reviews)
“hour hack” (12 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment you are picked up from your hotel until you leave the stables you are taken care of. The owners and staff are very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable about the horses and business. The horses are in excellent condition and they are treated...More

2  Thank Carrie N
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Georgios C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Arion Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your visit and your review!! I wish you all the best and a wonderful summer!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall this was one of the best organised excursions I have ever been on and excellent value for money. For roughly £40 per person you get a guided 2 hour excursion on horses taking in some stunning scenery and sea views. The horses are impeccably...More

1  Thank 56Thomas_H
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Georgios C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Arion Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your visit and your wonderful review! I wish you all the best!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can not recommend these stables enough. The horses are in perfect condition and you can see the passion and love they have for there animals. My self my daughter (6) went for an hour ride with two guides. They were very friendly and knowledgeable. After...More

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Georgios C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Arion Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your visit and review! We are very happy you enjoy that day in our place!! I wish you a wonderful summer!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After contacting this stables from England and requesting a date to ride, when I got to Crete and contacted the stables we were told they were fully booked and the only time we could ride was in the mid day heat on our last day....More

1  Thank hannahlewis35
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Georgios C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Arion Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Our horses working hours are from morning at 8:00 till 12:30 and from 16:00 till sunset!! 3 to 4 Working hours per horse per day! The time I offered you has 11:00 The only availability was that!! All our activities are individual and by reservations,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came across the Arion stables during a search for something else and so glad we did. The owners, George and Zara are really lovey friendly people and so welcoming... it is a really lovely place to spend a couple of hours even if you aren't...More

2  Thank EM1Scotland
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Georgios C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Arion Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your visit and review! Was a pleasure to met you both! Happy to see you in October again!! Take care and wish you nice summer!!

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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

After spending almost 3 weeks (one in Greece, one in Ukraine) I can say, without a doubt, that George and Zara’s Arion Stables was the best part of my entire trip!! Athens was nice, sure, food was good and lots of tourism. But coming to...More

2  Thank Liz W
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Georgios C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Arion Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Liz very much for your visit and your wonderful review! I wish you all the best, and probably we see us again in the future!! Thank you!

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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Great place , very friendly staff , had a great ride , myself and daughter had never ridden before and the owners wife took us out and we had a great ride around the local roads and farm tracks . Well worth a visit

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Georgios C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Arion Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Thank you very much for your visit and your review! I wish you all the best!

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Very nice stable, well maintained, well-groomed and trained horses, Georgios was very helpful explaining every detail, Katherine (I hope I don't misspell the name) is a very good experienced instructor and a very pleasant person. I felt absolutely safe although it was my first time...More

1  Thank irenet
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Georgios C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Arion Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Thank you very much for your visit and your review!! Help us to be better!! I wish you a wonderful time!

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful carriage ride on our honeymoon. We went up through the mountain villages...through the olive groves and then down to the beach to watch the sun set. It was beautiful and something we will always have wonderful memories of. We had a...More

1  Thank Sue C
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Georgios C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Arion Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you very much for your visit and for your review!! I’m really happy you enjoy the ride!! I wish you all the best!!

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

My wife Debbie and I went for a two hour very enjoyable ride with Nicole. We ate in the taverna beforehand, the food and hospitality was excellent. Thoroughly recommended, animals are loved and looked after with many rescued by the owner. A great afternoon, Mel...More

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Georgios C, Διευθυντής at Arion Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you very much visiting us and for your wonderful review!! I wish you all the best!

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rolexemmy
9 June 2018|
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Response from Georgios C | Property representative |
Hi my name is George with my wife Zara we run the Arion Stables, we are open all year long, all rides and carriage tours we provide are always individual and by appointment/ reservation for safety and more joy!!! we never... More
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Rachel N
29 May 2018|
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Hi! We have a Sattel with bady sit on the front for kids up to 2 years old!!
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Hi my name is George with my wife Zara we run the Arion Stables, we are open all year long, all rides and carriage tours we provide are always private/ individual for safety and more joy!!! we never do big groups with... More
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