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Rancho Chilamate Adventures on Horseback

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South Of San Juan Del Sur 10 km, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
+505 8849 3470
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The best thing riding in Nica

This has to be the best adventure I've done in Nicaragua. My wife and I loved every minute of it... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2013
Toronto, Canada
Horseback Riding Nicaragua - Great Adventure

Rancho Chilamate would be highly recommended as a top activity to do in Nicaragua. There is no... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2013
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Rancho Chilamate offers guided horseback rides for adventurous travelers looking to get up close and personal with Nicaragua. The ride leaves from the ranch through the local community, into open fields and over hilltops for spectacular views, crossing the river several times for excellent wildlife viewing (almost guaranteed to see monkeys) and then to the secluded beach for a refreshment break and more riding adrenalin.This solar-powered private ranch caters to smaller, more intimate groups to ensure only the best of service. Let's Ride!
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“sunset ride” (29 reviews)
“cowboy boots” (17 reviews)
South Of San Juan Del Sur 10 km, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
+505 8849 3470
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Reviewed 5 February 2013

This has to be the best adventure I've done in Nicaragua. My wife and I loved every minute of it. From the ranch which is so incredibly beautiful, to the horses and the trail, to the beach and just letting the horses run! And you...More

Thank i_wander6
Reviewed 4 February 2013

Rancho Chilamate would be highly recommended as a top activity to do in Nicaragua. There is no comparison to other so called "horseback riding" in the area from what we saw. This particular attaction allows visitors to actually go through the Nicaragua terrian on horseback...More

Thank Liz212993
Reviewed 4 February 2013

This is different from the typical horseback riding excursion. Your hosts, Jamie and Blue (Canadians), will share their beautiful home, their horses, and their stories with you. You will be very glad they did. They will also share their cowboy gear, which is a nice...More

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 4 February 2013

Riding a horse on a beach has been a long time item on my bucket list. I couldn't imagine a more beautiful place with beautiful people to fulfil this dream of mine. Their horses are very much loved. I will remember that morning ride for...More

Thank Stephanie P
Reviewed 3 February 2013

Before booking this ride I had spent time reading the TripAdvisor reviews. Our fantastic experience was absolutely consistent with many reviews posted before. The Horses were great, the Owners were great, the Location was great and the overall experience was great. Jamie and Blue were...More

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 2 February 2013

No joke, this horseback package is a full deal. You arrive to this beautiful house and get dressed in the changing saloon room, into your riding/western wear. You then proceed to get paired up with a well taken care for horse, at which ever experience...More

Thank Cookierenn
Reviewed 28 January 2013

I will preface this to say that I have always dreamed of riding on a beach, like so many others. There is something of magic and beauty to it. When we first came to Nicaragua in 2011, we had no intention of riding. I grew...More

Thank WhereItsWarmer
Reviewed 25 January 2013

We went to Nicaragua to visit with our son who has been living there for the last 18 months. After 5 days of traveling in Northern Nica - we headed south for some rest and relaxation. Blue and Jamie provided us with a perfect day...More

Thank Jennie R
Reviewed 24 January 2013

blue and jamie are the best! never thought i would get a rush from horseback riding, everyone gets the right horse for their ability and comfort level. Blue and Jamie are really genuine good people who love their animals and what they do, add to...More

Thank 123kyle456
Reviewed 17 January 2013

Can't begin to put into words the day my fiance and I had at Rancho Chilamate. Blue and Jamie are so open and welcoming and just amazing people all around. The ride it self is something you just have to experience for yourself to understand...More

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Carleton H
18 May 2017|
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Response from ChilamateChica | Property representative |
Hello. With a group of that size, we can do a private family ride. The 12 and 14 year olds much wear a helmet. What date were you considering? It is easier if you email us at via our web site for ride reservations. thank... More
Allyn A
1 May 2017|
Response from ChilamateChica | Property representative |
Hi Allyn. We time our rides to arrive to the beach at low tide. So for May 26 - 28 we pick up in town at 7am, 7:30 and 8:30 respectively. We would love to have you join us. The best way to make a reservation is via our... More