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Caribbean Beaches Trail

5.0 (4)
8 days 7 nights
Dominican Republic
Difficulty
Moderate
Comfort
Basic+
Midscale
Weight limit
95 kg / 209 lb

The Dominican Republic is renowned for its picturesque white sandy shores, towering palm trees, rich historical heritage, lively cultural scene and thrilling adventure opportunities. 

Ride swiftly with the waves, feeling the sea breeze in your hair - glide effortlessly across the ocean on reliable Criollos. Numerous beaches, each one offering a chance for a thrilling gallop, with turquoise waters, swaying palm trees and adventures through the stunning mountains of the Cordillera Oriental. All this and more awaits on the Caribbean Trail along the eastern coastline.

Supplement for groups of 2 riders: +129 USD pp. If your group consists of 3 people only, then an extra charge of 105 USD pp is paid.

from US$ 2 239
per tourist for 8 days
Departing from
La Altagracia, Punta Cana
Tour starts
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Number of individuals
up to 8 tourists over 12 years old
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Photo Gabriele S.
Gabriele S. is the provider of this trip
The provider speaks: English, German
I was born in Düsseldorf and I was very lucky that my uncle owned a riding school, so I discovered my love of horses as a child. I took my first riding lessons at the age of 9. When I arrived in the Dominican Republic, I fulfilled my dream of owning my own horse. From 2 horses at the beginning, I now have 27 horses! Horses play a very important role in my life. They are my best friends and treating them with love and respect is a matter of course for me. The idea of horse riding excursions came about by chance through my work as a tour guide. My guests were increasingly asking for riding opportunities on healthy and well-fed horses, preferably in small groups. Naturally, it made sense to offer these rides on my own horses. It always gives me great pleasure to explore the beautiful landscape of the Dominican Republic on horseback, far away from mass tourism. I am happy to share this fantastic experience with all interested people, nature and horse lovers.

Tour highlights

Swim With Horses
Pure joy and so much fun!
Ride White Sandy Beaches
Paradise scenery which can be enjoyed on horseback
Dominican Riding
All Shades of Green
Palm trees, jungles and meadows around us

Route details

Day 1
Arrival

You will be transferred to the hotel in Bavaro. Then you'll have some time to relax and have a swim before the welcome dinner and group meeting.

Day 2
First Riding Day
Day 3
Towards the Mountains
Day 4
El Cedro
Day 5
Playa Esmeralda
Day 6
Beach Riding
Day 7
Riding in the Mountains
Day 8
Departure
Difficulty
Moderate
Tour provider's comments

6 riding days, riding per day 3 to 6 hours.

You should be able to ride safely in all gaits and enjoy brisk beach gallops as well as quiet rides through hilly landscapes.

Horses: Dominican Republic Criollo and some crosses.

horse

Accommodation

Comfort
Basic+
Midscale
Hotel
7 nights

Single supplement: + 219 USD

4 nights
Hotel in Bavaro

Double room with bathroom or shower/WC.

3 nights
Hotel Coco Loco

Travel recommendations

Group meeting place
La Altagracia, Punta Cana
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Tour conditions

Included

  • all meals;
  • accommodations;
  • riding;
  • tack;
  • guides;
  • all transportation during the trail;
  • taxes;
  • transfer from/to Punta Cana.

Extras

  • flights;
  • alcoholic drinks;
  • additional activities outside the itinerary;
  • tips;
  • transfer from La Romana or Santo Domingo;
  • tourist card/visa (approx. US$ 10.00).

Group size

up to 8 tourists

Duration

8 days
7 nights

It's important to know

Tell me about your horses

The horses primarily consist of Dominican Republic Criollo and some mixed breeds, known for their exceptional ruggedness, good manners and responsiveness. They are well-adapted to the trails in their area, often boasting smooth trots traditionally ridden in a seated position. While two of the larger horses are equipped with Western saddles, the rest utilize Wintec English-style saddles. Trained in Western style, they respond well to neck reining and shifts in weight. Their pace varies from leisurely walking in steep areas to desired speeds on expansive beaches. Overall, these horses possess a pleasant demeanor, are skilled and exhibit an excellent work ethic.

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Tour reviews

5.0
Based on 4 reviews
  • J
    Julia
    18 Aug, 2023
    about provider
    Gabi has a warm heart and tends to her horses with compassion. During the ride, she displayed kindness, professionalism and flexibility to accommodate our preferences. Highly reccomend, I will come back 🤍
    18 Aug, 2023
  • J
    jennifer
    8 Mar, 2023
    about provider
    Gabi is a Fantastic animal lover and trainer. Her horses are outstanding It was a surreal experience to ride my horse, Russo, on the Ocean, feeling completely connected. I enjoyed the leisurely pace of the rides ... Peaceful & Beautiful 🥳
    8 Mar, 2023
  • C
    Carola
    24 Feb, 2023
    about provider
    Riding horses on the virgin beaches of laguna Limon with just Gaby and us 3 friends was a perfect experience!!! We even had the opportunity to ride in/into the Ocean, making it a dream come true!! Most important!!! Beautiful, well-cared-for horses, many of which were rescued by Gaby.
    24 Feb, 2023

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