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Beach Riding on the Costa De La Luz

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Beach Riding on the Costa De La Luz

On your holidays is it your dream to go horse riding and gallop your horse along deserted beaches of golden sand? Do you want to join an equestrian holiday with fit and well schooled horses? Do you want to ride in the sun and enjoy fantastic long canters through beautiful scenic landscapes? We provide all of this in an action packed horse riding adventure. This riding holiday is excellent value for money and provides a superb full board package in Andalusia, Spain. It is a unique horse riding holiday where you can enjoy exciting horse riding along with relaxation and great socialising after riding. Your holiday will be completely stress- free and you will have many memories to take home with you.

Designed for riders that are confident and can control a horse out of doors at a canter, the holiday is a complete equestrian experience, and provides exciting horse riding for the experienced rider. During your full board holiday with us you will enjoy fantastic riding, have time to sunbathe on the beach and join in on some great socialising over dinner. Our riding provides two superb days of beach horse riding, and three days of fantastic forest riding. Each day is unique and includes steady canters along sandy tracks and fantastic gallops along firebreaks. Beach riding days are unforgettable, a dream come true! Although the gallops are fast our horses are well mannered and go at a pace that our riders ask of them. In-between canters we move on at a relaxed pace enabling you to make the most of this incredibly peaceful forest. Our horse riding holidays provide superb off road horseback riding for guests that can ride. You will also be able to chill out and take in the tranquillity of the forest with its superb views. With a fantastic accommodation package in a beach front three star hotel, and our responsive and fit horses you will have a horse riding holiday to remember.

This holiday is on a full board basis and your accommodation is a three star hotel. The hotel is friendly and welcoming and is located on the sea front in a Spanish fishing town on Spain's unspoilt Costa de la Luz, just a few meters from the town's beautiful 1km long fine sandy beach. The town has an ambiance that is unique and the friendly local people will soon make you feel very welcome. Tere is also a lovely old quarter that takes you back to how Spain used to be before tourism arrived. For the more energetic of you after riding there are lovely walks as well as shopping in the town centre and there is a lovely promenade with ice-cream parlours, bars and restaurants. As well as all this there is a lovely town square and a superb fish and fruit market. During your week you will experience the many delights that the horse riding offers and also be able to enjoy the adventure of living in a typical Spanish town.

Your hosts in the evening take you to great Spanish restaurants that serve lovely Spanish food. The evening meal is completely hassle-free as they will be with you throughout the meal to translate your requirements to the Spanish waiters. The holiday is a group affair, and so you will have the company of the other guests in the evening. Barbate has a good nightlife with bars and disco bars open throughout the year. After dinner groups retire to one of these bars to spend the rest of the evening together and discuss the excitement of the day.

NB: June to the end of September beach riding is restricted

Sunday. Your holiday starts at Malaga airport where guests are collected at 14:30 with transfer to Your Hotel. Over dinner the weeks holiday is discussed.

Monday. Guests are collected from the hotel at 09:30 each day. Today's ride leads through the beautiful pine forest to the 17th century Mecca tower overlooking cape Trafalgar. This introductory ride allows you to get to know your horse, with the faster paces being introduced as your confidence grows.

Tuesday. Your first beach ride. The route leads through the pine forest to the beach ‘Hierbabuena’. Plenty of opportunities to canter, with a memorable beach gallop.

Wednesday. Today's route takes us to the cliffs overlooking Barbate. The ride has superb views of Barbate, the surrounding mountains and on a clear day North Africa. This ride includes lots of long gentle canters.

Thursday. A day free from riding. An optional excursion to Jerez to visit the Royal Spanish riding school is available. 

Friday. Today we head to the scene of the famous sea battle where Lord Nelson lost his life at Cape Trafalgar. We follow the coast to El Palmar spending most of the ride on the beach enjoying canters and gallops.

Saturday. On the final day the ride follows roller coasters of sand and allows plenty of opportunity to canter and gallop. The route joins the cliffs leading to Los Caños de Meca.

Sunday. Transfer to Malaga leaving at 08:30 to arrive at Malaga at 11:00.

Dates available throughout the year from January to December

Prices from £780 per person per week based on two people sharing a twin room, excluding flights

All dates are for a complete week starting and finishing on Sundays.

For solo travellers there is no compulsory single room supplement, a single room will be allocated subject to availability.

For three guests sharing a three bedded room a triple room discount per person will be given.

Non riders are charged riding rate with a 40% discount.

Prices Include:

•3 star Hotel accommodation overlooking the beach.

•Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

•Soft drinks, beers and wines with meals.

•Spanish speaking English guide.

•Horse and tack with groom service.

•Five days riding for proficient riders.

•Transfers from and to Malaga airport.

Call us on +44 (0)1256 773564 or email contact@redlandsequestrian.com to check the ride availability and dates, once we have confirmed availability you can download and fill in a booking form:

Each rider in the party must also complete a riding ability questionnaire before we can complete the final confirmation of your holiday booking.

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