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Spirit of the West

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Barkers Beach, West Bay KY1-1302, Grand Cayman
+1 345-916-6488
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We had a great time on our beach ride with our wonderful guide Jordan. He was full of wonderful... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kathy N
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Exceeded expectations! Horses were in great shape and Jordan (our guide) was friendly and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tracy T
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One of the most unique ways to experience Grand Cayman! Trek along the edge of the Caribbean Sea atop one of our magnificent beauties! Enjoy a lazy walk as the surf rolls in and out at the feet of your horse. For the more adventurous, feel the wind in your hair as you canter along the white sand beach. Try something completely out of the ordinary with the swim ride - hold on tight as your horse is steered into the cool and refreshing waters of the Caribbean for a wonderful swim.The true romantics can see the softer side of Cayman with the moonlit ride during the full moon. Guided only by the natural instincts of your horse, enjoy the peaceful nirvana of paradise where the modern world is far and away!Whatever your choice, Spirit of the West delivers premium service with true Caymanian hospitality. Each ride is an experience of a lifetime and every rider feels like they have done something they will never forget!
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“private ride” (52 reviews)
“beach ride” (40 reviews)
“sea swim” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Barkers Beach, West Bay KY1-1302, Grand Cayman
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+1 345-916-6488

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great time on our beach ride with our wonderful guide Jordan. He was full of wonderful knowledge about the island and made us feel at ease the whole time. Riding horses in the ocean was such an amazing experience! I highly recommend...More

Thank Kathy N
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Exceeded expectations! Horses were in great shape and Jordan (our guide) was friendly and informative. Paul picked us up from our hotel and gave us a little history of the island on the ride to the park. Such a pleasant, all-around experience! My daughter rides...More

Thank Tracy T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the beach and sea swim - what a fun and enjoyable experience! Jordan who was our guide was fantastic - great young man who was very knowledgable, very pleasant and he made the experience was very relaxed and fun! The horses were very...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have wanted to do the beach ride and finally did this trip. My friend and I signed up for a group ride and it turned out to be just us and our guide Paul. He was amazingly attentive and pointed our the trees and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this shore excursion with excitement of riding a horse on the beach. I thought this was going to be a group of fellow riders; however, ended up being just me. Mr. Paul was a fabulous guide and provided me with so much more...More

Thank no11crafter
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I were able to book the moonlight ride. We were very fortune that the full moon was a super moon. The horses were wonderful and calm. Our guide was very knowledgeable and attentive. The beach was beautiful and we could see the...More

Thank gfosonj
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were scheduled for a group ride but ended up just being the two of us and our guide/owner Paul. The water was too rough for the horses to swim but that didn’t take away from an amazing ride along the beach. It was great...More

Thank Grudygill
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve gone horseback riding on multiple occasions in various locations around the world but this ride was hands down my favorite ever! And it is my favorite experience while visiting Grand Cayman Island! We did the swim ride with Jordan and trotted along the coast...More

Thank Kim C
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

It was a great/fun experience. Very relaxing. Horses are well trained and very gentle/safe. The ride was through a more remote part of the beach away from all the main tourist attractions. Highly recommend especially as a quiet family activity.

Thank Dongmin K
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We did this horse ride this week (dec 2017)an Jordan was awesome! Well behaved horses well worth your money. Did another ride the same week with pampered ponies (their horses were jittery)and it wasn’t near the ride that we had with Spirit of the West!...More

Thank Missie A
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cassandra w
4 September 2017|
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Response from fitmodelallyg | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe there is an all inclusive resort on Grand Cayman. However any hotel concierge can book this excursion for you or you can book them directly online.
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Renae_morehead
8 July 2017|
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Response from coopsquilts | Reviewed this property |
I'm 61 and my husband is 80. Neither one of us have experience. Our guide was very patient with us!
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linda e
26 March 2017|
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Response from SOTW | Property representative |
The swim ride is approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes, depending on the # of riders on that particular tour.
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