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Rua da Igreja | Pátio Lodge - Quinta do Moinho, Cedros, Faial Island 9900-341, Portugal
+351 917 428 111
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Beautiful ride in pastoral setting

We were on Faial for five days and were looking for something to do with kids other than hiking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
leah642
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Ridgefield, Connecticut
Wonderful Horse trip

We are a family with two children. We met with the charming guide Diogo - we have no experience in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ravitcon
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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PATIO Horse & Lodge is the Horse-Trail company on the Azores Archipelago. The sustainable PATIO Lodge offers wonderful rides for beginners, returnees and experienced riders. From 1.5 hours Beginner Trail to the Classic Faial Island Trail, in 6 days 150 kilometers around the Atlantic island. More than 20 safe, well-trained and powerful trail horses are waiting for you. Lusitanos and Cruzado Portuguese horses. Experienced and licensed PATIO guides will guide you through this beautiful island nature English, German and Portuguese spoken. Relaxation and tranquility overlooking the Atlantic Ocean is offered by the PATIO Lodge with its 4 cozy rooms. Sitting on the terrace, you can enjoy the view of the green pastures and the peaceful grazing trail horses.
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“hour trip” (2 reviews)
“warm welcome” (2 reviews)
“faial island” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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Rua da Igreja | Pátio Lodge - Quinta do Moinho, Cedros, Faial Island 9900-341, Portugal
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+351 917 428 111
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on Faial for five days and were looking for something to do with kids other than hiking. Decided on the horseback riding and were not disappointed. Really beautiful horses, amazing setting with the ocean views and cows grazing by the road sides. The...More

Thank leah642
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PATIO H, Owner at Patio, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear leath642, you summarise perfect what PÁTIO Horse & Lodge want to offer. Professional and safe horse trails. Always with fun and a touch of adventure. Might be with beginner or advanced, we always try to suit to the personal level of the rider. Great...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are a family with two children. We met with the charming guide Diogo - we have no experience in horse riding, Diogo explained how to ride the horses and we went out with him for a wonderful hour and a half walk. Diogo took...More

Thank ravitcon
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PATIO H, Owner at Patio, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear ravitcon, we highly appreciate your very nice evaluation of PÁTIO Horse & Lodge. It is really beautiful when all the flowers shows their amazing blossoms. We are happy that you enjoyed this experience with us. Best regards and maybe see you once again Victor

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and our friends were returning to the Azores for the second time and I suggested we look for an opportunity to ride while we were there. I was thrilled to find Patio on Trip Advisor and even more thrilled that they would be...More

Thank Cindy A
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PATIO H, Owner at Patio, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Cindy A, Thank you very much for these great compliments. The whole team appreciated a lot to hear that you and your friends were very satisfied. Maybe you travel a third time to the Azores, then don't miss to stay at our PÁTIO Lodge...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

The staff at Patio gave us a very warm welcome, a clear explanation of the horses, and what we could expect. The horses were perfectly looked after and very well trained, particularly to accommodate my poor riding skills! The route (c.1.5 hrs) took us along...More

Thank Jack091993
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PATIO H, Owner at Patio, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Dear Jack091993, you don't have poor riding skills, you are a beginner. And as such one you were doing a really great job! Thank you very much for your nice and highly appreciated review. Hope you keep the Azores long in your memory and will...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

We went for a horse riding this October and we must say that was an increadible experience! The staff is super friendly and give all the instructions and check all you need. During the riding they check us all the time. The horses are well...More

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PATIO H, Proprietário at Patio, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Dear Zn F, thank you very much for your very nice feedback. The whole team apreciated a lot your comments. Looking forward to meet you again in the middle of the Atlantic! Victor

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I had an amazing and relaxed weekend in Patio Horse & Lodge that I wanted to give myself for an upcoming round b-day. Everything except my camera worked gorgeously! The luck was on my side that I happened to be around in the time for...More

Thank Marika F
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PATIO H, Proprietário at Patio, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Dear Marika, we were not aware of your birthday!!! Next time when you come there will be a big cake ready for you. Enjoy life on the Azores Archipel! All the best from Mid-Atlantic Victor

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

I had one full day ride booked with Patio as part of my holiday itinerary. We rode through beautiful farmland and woodland before being met for a delicious lunch (with wine) at the top of the trail. My husband, who is a non-rider, was driven...More

Thank Jane T
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PATIO H, Proprietário at Patio, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Dear Jane T, there is nothing to add neither to say. Only thank you sooo much for being our guest! All the best from Mid-Atlantic Victor

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Wonderful place to stay. The staff is very kind and courteous – they do their work with heart. The Lodge is cosy and the room has everything you need. The horses are very well treated and in a good state. Discovering the beautiful and interesting...More

Thank ChristaASchaer
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PATIO H, Proprietário at Patio, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Dear Chroeschli, thank you very much for your lovely review about us. We see ourselves exactly like you write. "We want to work with heart and soul." Nice that you observed it like this. All the best from Mid-Atlantic Victor

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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We did a nice horse riding trip for beginners with Victor. Before we started he explained a bit about the horses. It was great!

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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

With great staff, excellent service and friendly and well kept horses, be sure to visit here of you like horseback riding! Entertaining anyone from beginner to advanced riders, we had a great day with a tour around a part of the island. Would definitely recommend...More

Thank CrowCat
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PATIO H, Proprietário at Patio, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Dear CrowCat, thank you very much for your very nice review. We enjoyed a lot the ride with you and looking forward to meet you again! All the best from the Mid-Atlantic! Victor

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