BEACH HORSE BACK RIDING
Enjoy horseback riding along a beach in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. Awaken your spirit riding on horseback along a palm tree lined unspoiled beach with soft sand and crystal clear water, away from the resorts and the busy city. The ride is suitable for beginners and experienced riders and ideal for families and smaller children who can ride together with a guide.
Our guided tour starts at the Playa Dorada Resort where we will ride to Bergantin Beach on horseback on the sand. During the ride, we will stop at various places to take pictures, and if you wish you can gallop along the shore. Our professional guides will prepare the horses for a swim in the beautiful waters of Bergantin Beach. It is an unique experience to swim with a horse in the ocean. Time allowing you can take another gallop along the beach, and then, we will ride back to Playa Dorada. Dress code: comfortable wide loose clothing, bring or wear swimwear and towels . No flip flops. We will provide you with a helmet. Water and soda included , Lunch not included.
Duration 2H15 . Pick up time 9 AM .
PRICE: for person 69 US$
SUNSET BEACH HORSE BACK RIDING
Awaken your spirit riding on horseback along an idyllic deserted beach with soft sand and crystal clear water, away from the resorts and the busy city. The ride is suitable for beginners and experienced riders and your tour will start with pickup from your hotel by safari truck. After a short drive you will arrive at the beach where the horses are waiting saddled up and ready to go. Your friendly guide will help you with instructions and introduce your horse to you and then comes this magical moment that you have been waiting for.
A perfect getaway for romantic couples and honeymooners.
Make your way towards a secluded beach as the day starts to cool down. Nothing better than seeing the sun sink into the ocean while riding on a soft sandy beach breathing pure and invigorating salt air. Experience the sunset, the moon and the stars while the waves gently come to the shore its magical This tour run the same as our regular beach horseback riding so you can follow its instructions. You also get to swim with your horse and you need to bring insect repellent. Water and soda included , Lunch not included.
Duration 3 hrs. Pick up time 3 .00 PM
PRICE: for person 69 US$
WATERFALL SWIM AND HIKE
A Pleasant morning hike to a secret waterfall in Puerto Plata. This tour is not for people who just want to laze around at the pool but for nature and island lovers. Our trip takes us to a hidden waterfall in between the mountains just outside of Puerto Plata and will have you experience up close and personal the overwhelming flora and fauna of this tropical island. So get up and get your sturdy walking shoes on and let’s go for a hike!
We pick you up from your hotel by safari truck driving up the old mountain road connecting Puerto Plata with Santiago which slowly climbs and meanders up the mountains with hair spin bends and fantastic views over the ocean ,passing by small wooden farmhouses painted in pink and blue with coconut palm trees everywhere, deep green rivers and tropical flowers .Having arrived in the mountains we start with a walk of about 40 minutes through fields and riverbeds and then we get to the most beautiful crystal clear waterfall hidden between the rocks. Yes the water is cold but there is nothing better when it’s hot! It is so refreshing! Drinking water is provided for and we also make a stop at a typical Dominican Colmado ( = grocery store ) Bring or wear your bathing suits, bring towels, wear shoes that can get wet as we will walk through rivers. Water and soda included , Lunch not included.
Duration 2H15 . Pick up time at 9 AM.
PRICE: for person 69 US$
HALF DAY MOUNTAIN RIDE
After a drive through Puerto Plata in our safari truck we will be about 2 hours in the saddle in the green mountain around the city where its peace full and quiet and filled with flowers, farms and farm animals. You will experience from the back of your gentle companion the typical Dominican life in the country and see a school and a Colmado ( =grocery store) where we will make a stop for a refreshing cold drink. It’s an easy ride for all levels.
Water and soda included , Lunch not included.
Duration 2H15. Pick up time 9 AM
PRICE: for person 69 US$
6 DAYS/5 NIGHTS TROPICAL BEACH AND MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE ITINERARY
Day 1. Pick up from Puerto Plata airport and transfer to Ecolodge Tubagua up in the Puerto Plata Hills. Time to rest, unpack, have a relaxing moment in the jacuzzi or a stroll through the lush tropical gardens and in the late afternoon join us for a welcome drink followed by dinner.
Day 2. After a delicious breakfast with tropical fruit, our day starts with a riding adventure in the mountains but first a short drive to our ranch where you will meet the horses and get them ready for the day. Up and up we go to an altitude of 2400 ft to El Cupey a village situated high above Puerto Plata with breath taking views over the city and the ocean. After a picknick lunch we continue for a refreshing swim in the river Camu and then we continue for a visit to a Passo Fino Ranch where many of the prize winners in the National Passo Fino competitions have been bred and you will just marvel at the elegance and strength of these full blood horses.
Day 3. Our day starts again with the short drive to the ranch, we will prepare the horses and jump in the saddle for an exciting ride to a hidden waterfall where only the locals normally come and after a refreshing dip and a pick nick lunch we continue on quiet trails through small villages and we will visit a typical Dominican colmado where you will see all kinds of typical Dominican food stuff and can meet the kind and always smiling beautiful people of the Dominican Republic.
Day 4 is dedicated to the beach, in the morning we are going to take a break at the famous bay of Sosua where you can snorkel, sunbathe or shop for the famous Dominican jewelry made with larimar or amber or maybe you cant resist a Dominican primitive painting. After lunch we head for a deserted beach , hidden by sugar cane fields and we will spend the afternoon galloping along a beautiful white sand stretch of beach. See the wind chase the clouds, feel the wind in your hair and be in harmony with nature and the gentle horse that carries you. Afterwards a refreshing swim with your horse in the ocean which is a truly special experience. In the evening we have prepared a delicious barbecued meal on the beach with baby lobster tail, roasted chicken ( or other options ) and you can sing and roast marsh mellows around the campfire. When we think the time is right we will take you for a magical moonlight ride bareback if you wish, under the tropical sky with bright stars for a truly tropical experience.
Day 5 Our day is dedicated to both mountain and beach ,starting out through a very rural area called Los Ciruelos, picture small wooden houses and tropical flowers along the trails, cocoa, coffee and fruit plantations, an area where there is not yet electricity connected but people live in a quiet and harmonious way with nature still farming their crops the old school way.
Tonight prepare for a fare well dinner on Cabarete Beach popular with surfers and lined with fashionable restaurants and bars.
Day 6 All to soon the time has come to say goodbye to your horse, the lovely people of the Dominican and the lush tropical island. We hope you come back soon!
PRICE: for person 2000.00 US$