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Algarve: 1-Hour Carrapateira Horseback Riding Tour

Algarve: 1-Hour Carrapateira Horseback Riding Tour

Activity provider: Carrapateira Extreme Tours

From US$ 75.96 per person

Explore Carrapateira by horseback on this private 1-hour tour. See the local landscape and stunning viewpoints. Both experienced and beginner riders can enjoy participating in this tour.

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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
Portuguese, English, Spanish
Private group


  • Stop for stunning views of the coastline
  • Have a scenic ride crossing the beach
  • Get to know the local vegetation
  • Take a tour by horseback
Full description

Trot through Carrapateira and see the region's landscape and flora and fauna. Follow your guide as they take you through the area by horseback and enjoy incredible views. Meet your guide and have the chance to assist in combing and feeding the horses. Get to know the horses as you prepare them for your ride. Once you're ready, set off to see the nature surrounding Carrapateira. Cross the beach and go up the hilltop to stop at different viewpoints. On the first part of the ride, you'll be following a path that goes along the coast for seaside views. On the way back, pass through inland vegetation and see part of the coastal village. During your ride, your guide and coach will tell you stories about the area and details about the local nature.

  • Instructor-guide
  • Horse for each participant
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
Not suitable for
  • Children under 10 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People over 209 lbs (95 kg)

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Meeting point

Please arrive early for briefing and preparation. Once you arrive at Carrapateira Village, follow the indications for Bordeira Beach. In the corner, you will see "Cabrita Restaurant" and straight ahead you will see "Cato Accommodations." About 10 meters away, you will find the office, which is a wood container with a big flag at the entrance.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Warm clothing

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Shorts

Know before you go

  • The horses cannot carry more than 90 kilograms in weight
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 82 reviews

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The ride was super nice and we liked it very much. the horses were very nice and they live freely in a meadow. we really appreciate that. the guide was very nice to us and to the horses. we would definitely come back. The ride was super nice and we liked it very much. the horses were very nice and they lived freely in a meadow. we appreciate that very much. the guide was very nice to us and to the horses. we would definitely come back.

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October 8, 2022

Superb horseback riding of about an hour on the beautiful beach of Bordeira, in the middle of the dunes! Very nice experience, well treated horses and friendly guide who takes photos/videos of the ride and sends them to you at the end. Only small downside: it is noted in the description that we are allowed to feed and prepare the horses before the ride, except this is not the case. I think it's a shame not to do it, especially if it's written.

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October 1, 2022

Very amazing experience! The views were breath taking and the ride was really enjoyable. It was one of our favourite activity that we dis during our trip to Portugal. Our guide was so nice, we were beginners with horses and he explaned all to us very easily. He took a lot of pictures and videos during the ride and Airdroped me all of them!! He were so happy. We 100% recommand this activity and also the compagny. Very friendly and nice. Boik with them!!

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September 1, 2022

Product ID: 282042