Horse Riding

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Horse riding on the outskirts of Santa Maria town, Sal island. Walk through the salt flats and salinas…trot through the sand dunes…and canter (or gallop) across Kite Beach.

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Horse Riding: Tour Info

Salt Flats Trail

An easy and gentle ride across the “Big Salt Flats of Santa Maria”. A horseback ride in incredible scenery will take you back in time and give you the opportunity to learn more about the history of the Salt industry in Cape Verde.

  • Days: Tuesday / Thursday / Saturday
  • Starting time: 10.00 am
  • Length: 3km
  • Duration: 1 hr
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Type of ride: Walking only
  • Price: £40

 

Beach Ride with Photoshooting

Get the best photos of your holiday riding on a beautiful horse along a white sandy beach! Keep this moment forever and share the pics with your friends on social media. This easy and gentle ride suitable for any rider will take you along the beach in front of Melia's resort with professional photo-shooting included in the price.

  • Days: Monday / Wednesday / Friday
  • Starting time: 10.30 am
  • Length: 1km
  • Duration: 1 hr
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Type of ride: Walking only
  • Price: £50

 

Salt Flats & Kite Beach Trail

Start your trail with a gentle ride across the “Big salt Flats of Santa Maria” till you will head up to Kite Beach. An endless golden sand beach awaits where you will hear the roar of the waves and the most experienced riders will have the chance to gallop through the surf. Less experienced riders or those who just want to relax and enjoy the landscape will ride along the shore at walking gait. A fun trail suitable for all the family and one more tick in your “bucket list”!

  • Days: Everyday Except Sunday
  • Starting time: 8.00 am
  • Length: 6km
  • Duration: 1 hr 30mins
  • Skill Level: Any
  • Type of ride: Walk, Trot, Canter
  • Price: £60

 

Salt Flats, Kite Beach and Sand Dunes Trail

Leave your tracks on the sand dunes and you will arrive at the “Big Salt Flats of Santa Maria”. Ride across the salt pans to head up to Kite Beach. An endless golden sand beach awaits where you will hear the roar of the waves and the most experienced riders will have the chance to gallop through the surf. Less experienced riders or those who just want to relax and enjoy the landscape will ride along the shore at walking gait. Once at the foot of Serra Negra natural reserve, you will head back to the stables riding through flat land with green bushes and a small creek where it is common to meet cows, donkeys, and endemic birds of Cape Verde.
A fun trail to discover the South/East part of the island suitable for all adventurous riders!

  • Days: Everyday except Sunday
  • Starting time: 16:00 pm
  • Length: 9km
  • Duration: 2 hr
  • Skill Level: Any
  • Type of ride: Walk, trot, Canter
  • Price: £70

 

What's included:

  • Hotel transfer (pick up and drop off)
  • Safety briefing
  • Tour Guide
  • Helmets and all equipment
  • Insured
  • And the horses of course!

 

Please note:

  • The maximum number of guests is 7 per group
  • Groups have mixed abilities and multiple guides (1:2 ratio)
  • Private tours on request (1 or more pax + guides) : +40€ to the total of the booking.

Additional information

Duration

Salt Flats 1hr – £40.00 per person, Beach Trail 1hr – £50.00 per person, Salt Flats and Kite Beach 1hr 30mins – £60.00 per person, Salt Flats, Kite Beach and Dunes 2hr – £70.00 per person



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