Horseback riding and travel destinations in Puerto Escondido right now? Horseback riding in Puerto Escondido Oaxaca, a memorable horse ride of a lifetime ! If you ever have the chance to travel to Mexico, you should definitely think about spending some days in the paradise of Puerto Escondido, in the state of Oaxaca. This small city on the pacific coast is well known for its waves that attract the best surfers from all over the world. Indeed, the famous surf spot of ‘Zicatela’, is one of the top 10 most challenging in the world. But Puerto Escondido is not just about surfing, the nature that surrounds this place is just amazing, and what could be better than watching it by taking a horseback riding trip ? Find extra details on ride a horse in Puerto Escondido.
Ride a horse along a path by the corn river. On the way you will be surrounded with papaya trees, corn, peanuts, coconuts & many birds. You will cross two rivers, go through the jungle, to finally reach a small branch of the lagoon of Manialtepec, where you will be welcomed by locals that will help you cross the waters on their tiny boats. Our guides will take off the horses settles and guide them to cross the lagoon swimming, while you’ll be enjoying the show from the other side.
On this horse riding tour, you will embark on an amazing adventure between the village of Manialtepec, and the salvage beach of Puerto Suelo. After picking you up in front of your hotel or airbnb, we will have a thirty minutes bus ride to reach the village, where you’ll meet the horse owners, and start the adventure ! You will go through the jungle, two rivers, to finally reach a lagoon that you will cross by boat, while the horses are swimming behind. After crossing the lagoon, you will get back on the horses to enjoy an amazing horseback riding on the beach, all the way to a local restaurant where you will have a one hour break. After enjoying some drinks and some local Mexican seafood, you will ride back on the beach for sunset.
In addition to the sea, sand and palm trees, in this part of the Oaxacan coast you can also find rivers, streams and lagoons. More precisely, we will talk here about the Laguna de Manialtepec and some of the main activities that you can do in it. Horseback riding has been around since times that we can’t even calculate. It is an ancient tradition and has many health benefits. It involves moving in nature, being outdoors, tuning in to the animal’s times, observing the paths and surrendering to the proposed path.
This part is usually the most popular among the guests, as you will be living the dream of many people: riding a horse on an empty paradisiacal beach, enjoying one of the most beautiful sunsets. You will then cross the lagoon again, to ride back to the transportation until night. During your horse riding adventure, you will have the opportunity to see the Oaxacan wildlife: Horses, cows, donkeys, bulls, crocodiles, fireflies, butterflies, and many birds (parrots, pelicans, flamingos etc…). We will take videos and photos of the whole trip that will amaze your family and friends, to create memories that will last forever.
At the end of the trail, you will reach one end of the Manialtepec Lagoon where a boat will be waiting for you to cross the Lagoon and also enjoy the biodiversity found there. Birds, mangroves and calm water will be the perfect setting to rest after the horse ride. Finally, you will arrive at Puerto Suelo, the ideal place to enjoy a cool drink and an unparalleled sunset. A different activity and full of good anecdotes that will remain in your memory forever.
You can find multiple horseback riding suppliers in Puerto Escondido, from prices that can vary between 60 to 120 USD on average. On the cheapest ones, the service and security might be relatively poor, and the guides probably won’t speak english. We strongly recommend going with the most trusted ones, such as the one we recommend in the link below. This horseback riding service includes accredited guides, drinks, photos and videos, transportation, english / french / spanish speaking guides, and is known to be the best !
If you are one of the people who loves nature, adventure and being in contact with animals, then surely you have considered doing a horseback riding activity on your next vacation. And if it is not yet within your options, then surely by the end of this article, it will be. Most people believe that tourist places that have a beach or face the coast only offer activities related to the sea and water sports, or nightlife. However, it is not really so.
Finally, if you prefer fresh water, a good option may be to enter the La Bomba river, together with a guide who will take you approximately 4 hours through green trails, bordering the water of the River. Then, you will arrive at some natural pools of hot springs where you can enjoy a revitalizing natural bath.
So, what are you waiting for ? Book your horseback riding tour in Puerto Escondido now and take part in the adventure of your life ! Find even more info on https://www.puerto-escondido.mx/.