After your arrival at either Malaga airport (2hrs from Tarifa) or Gibraltar airport (35 mins from Tarifa), you will be heading to the coast and the beautiful sandy beaches close to Tarifa. This area of the coast is known by the Spanish as La Costa de la Luz (coast of light) and as you gaze out on your surroundings you will quickly understand why, as the light in this region has a quality all of its own. The sand on the beaches on this western coast of Spain is finer and a more golden colour than the Costa del Sol, even better for riding on! This beach is part of a nature reserve and many migrating birds use it as a stop over before they fly to Africa. This afternoon you will start your riding with an introduction to your horse. We explain to you all about the tack (very comfortable saddles) and also the Spanish way of riding. As soon as you are comfortable on your horse you will go out for your first ride.
Today we have a full day riding planned for you. In the morning you will have a 2 hour ride on the beautiful beach and in the National Park that is adjacent to the stables. There are horses to suit all standards and ages of riders making this an ideal family trip. In the afternoon you will be riding in the surrounding countryside for a further 2 hours.
After breakfast this morning we will be heading out onto the beach for a 2 hour ride. In the mornings the beaches are quiet and often deserted so the confident riders will be able to enjoy a longer canter. This afternoon you are free to explore the local area, we recommend that you visit the hill-top village of Vejer which is a short drive away and enjoy its quaint narrow streets and traditional restaurants.
Today the choice is yours, either relax on the beach, take an optional trip to Morocco including of course, a visit to a wonderful Zoco (market) where you can practice your bartering skills or enjoy another day riding in this spectacular area.
Today, sadly it is time to bid farewell to new friends as you head back to the airport for your flight home.
Plesae note itineraries are only examples, ride times may alter.
Included in your 4 night tour price:
- 4 nights in shared twin rooms in Tarifa
- 4 x 1/2 day rides (beach, dunes, countryside)
- Cost per person in shared twin from:
- from £495pp staying in a three star hotel
- from £525pp staying in a 4 star hotel
Included in your 3 night tour price:
- 3 nights in shared twin rooms in Tarifa
- 3 x 1/2 day rides (beach, dunes, countryside)
- Cost per person in shared twin from:
- from £395pp staying in a three star hotel
- from £425pp staying in a 4 star hotel
*Please note the above prices are all FROM. Prices vary depending on the time of year and which hotel you choose to stay in. The 3 star hotel is a lovely Spanish style hotel with pool and a great tapas bar it is about 1.5 km walk from the stable along the beach. Those not wanting to walk to the stable should hire a car.
Please be aware that the maximum weight limit here is 90kg
A half day ride is 2hrs
Additional or extended rides can be offered at an additional cost
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On this horse riding holiday you will be enjoying great riding on Andalucian Horses. You will combine riding on the beach with riding through the National Park where you will see numerous species of wildlife. This riding holiday is suitable for beginner/intermediate/experienced riders who want to enjoy galloping along the beach. The maximum weight limit for this holiday is 90kg.
We inspect all the horses in our horse riding holidays to ensure the best quality holiday for you.
Equestrian Escapes offers a wide range of UK horse riding holidays as well as horse riding holidays in Europe. Most of our riding holidays are suitable for children and families and non-riders are also welcome.