equiVentura – riding tours through the Sierra de Cádiz in Andalusia for experienced riders

equiVentura - hotel El Vihuelo in El Bosque / Cádiz / Andalusia-Costa del Sol, de la Luz
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Riding tours without having to pack a bag. Discover Andalusia with its beautiful mountains and typical white villages on Spanish horses.


Europe > Spain > Andalusia-Costa del Sol, de la Luz > El Bosque / Cádiz

El Vihuelo lies within the two well-known nature reserves, „Parque Natural Sierra de Grazalema“ and „Parque Natural de los Alcornocales“. It is not far from the white village of El Bosque and is surrounded by old olive trees, holm oaks and extensive pasture land, where not only our horses but also the typical red Andalusian cows, the retintas, enjoy life in the open.
The countryside is full of variety and riders have everything they could possibly wish for: unspoiled mountain scenery, secluded valleys, green forests and spectacular rock formations on the one hand on the way to Grazalema and Ronda, and the undulating pastures, extensive olive groves and cotton fields, eucalyptus woods, small rivers and emerald green reservoirs on the other hand towards Arcos de la Frontera. If you love nature and peace and quiet, this is your paradise. Its unique location – secluded and peaceful but nevertheless central – offers plenty of possibilities for both riding and excursions.
Map Andalusia-Costa del Sol, de la Luz

Additional information about the area

Excursions: The region around El Bosque has many different tourist attractions to offer which are worth a visit:
The picturesque white villages Grazalema, Ubrique, Zahara de la Sierra and Arcos de la Frontera can be reached in less than 30 minutes. Jerez, centre of Spanish sherry production and home of the royal riding school, is situated only 60 km away. The provincial capital Cádiz with its coast as well as Sevilla, capital of Andalusia and considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, can be reached within an hour by car.
Traveling by car:
Depending on the trail we recommend that you drive to our location in your own car or a rental car so that you are flexible in the time you are not riding and can make use of the numerous possibilities offered for excursions and leisure time in the vicinity.
Traveling by plane:
Pickup service is possible

nearby /
on the property

Biking, Mountain biking, Hiking, Wildlife Viewing, Birding

Not more
than a 15 min.
walk away

Restaurants, Shopping, Mountain climbing

Not more
than a 15 min.
drive away

National Historic Sites, Lake/river for swimming

Not more
than a 90 min.
drive away

Beach, Golf course, Surfing

Other types of leisure activities:

The nature reserve of Sierra de Grazalema is inviting for the hiker. There are many different routes that are well described and signposted.
Furthermore one of the most beautiful spots for paragliding in Andalusia is to be found at the cliffs of El Bosque – offering the perfect flight conditions for the beginner as well as the advanced paraglider. Many local paragliders offer tandem flights.
Finca El Vihuelo - Starting point for our tours
Finca El Vihuelo - Starting point for our tours
Unique panoramic views as far as the eye can see
Unique panoramic views as far as the eye can see
Information about the riding facility / horse farm/ranch

Category

Holiday Company, Hotel for Horsemen
Opening:
all-year
 
Guest Capacity:
12
 
Minimum age for guests:
no limitation
 

General description:

Riding tours without having to pack a bag. Discover Andalusia with its beautiful mountains and typical white villages on Spanish horses.

Amenities/equipment of the riding facility

  • Riding area / bridle-path

Details of the Riding area

Unspoiled mountain scenery, secluded valleys, green forests and spectacular rock formations towards Grazalema and undulating pastures, extensive olive groves and fields towards Arcos de la Frontera.

More details of the property

All our horses live outdoors as a herd all year round. This natural way of keeping horses makes them not only tougher and more resistant, but also encourages well-developed social behaviour.
What we have to offer
  • Horses for guests available
  • Weekly
  • Long Term stays
  • Group activities
  • accommodation for Non-Riders too
  • Sightseeing Tours

Additional Animals on the property

Dogs

Other offers and explanations

Accompanying non-riding guests will definitely also enjoy themselves at our place. The region around El Bosque has many different tourist attractions to offer which are worth a visit.
Horses available in our riding program
Number of Horses:
in all 8 Horses are available.
Kind of Horses:
For Advanced Riders
Riding (trained for / saddle):
Iberian riding
More information of the Horses for rent (Breed - Training etc.)
Spanish and Portuguese horses. They are in very good condition, even-tempered, very willing, capable and powerful, and are so sure-footed that they can master every terrain.
Riding program
  • with horses for rent
  • Guided Trail Rides
  • Pack Trips / Horse Trekking
  • Cross-Country
Minimum age for Trail Rides:
age 16 & up
Riding experience:
Experienced only
Demand on rider:
high demands
Big/Heavy Riders:
max. 90 kg - 200 lbs
Notes and supplements for the Trail Rides / Riding Program
Nature as far as the eye can see: unique panoramic views, reservoirs and mountain streams, impressive mountain passes and typical white villages will make your riding holiday with us unforgettable.

Guest lodgings

El Vihuelo is a wonderful, old Andalusian estate surrounded by countryside.

6 Single / double room(s) :
There are 6 rooms in all, 4 doubles and 2 good-sized apartments, furnished and decorated in Spanish style with a loving attention to detail. They all have an ensuite bathroom and shower, television and heating or fireplace. WLAN is available free of charge in communal areas.
Amenities - special features:
Sheets, Towels, Room service / Cleaning
Catering
Kind of Catering:
  • Breakfast on request obligatory
  • Vegetarian Meals possible by arrangement
  • Vegan diet possible by arrangement
More information of the Catering:
The scope of services depends on the type of riding tour.
General information of the accommodation
Special features:
Pool available, Internet access
More information of the accommodation:
The old oil mill has been completely renovated, paying great attention to detail, and transformed into a country hotel. El Vihuelo is a unique place for relaxing and enjoying the surrounding nature.

Rates and contact

Rates of the accommodation

Rates of the single / double bedroom:
from: 525,00 Euro / Week
to: 1.470,00 Euro / Week
Contact
 
Company:
equiVentura
 
First name:
Julia
 
Last name:
Tress
 
Country:
Spain
 
Phone:
+ 34 (0)648 953824

You can contact us with the following languages:
German, English, Spanish

E-Mail address: Inquiry


Company: equiVentura
Zip/Postal Code: 11670
Street: Ctra. Antigua El Bosque - Ubrique, km 19
Country: Spain -- Andalusia-Costa del Sol, de la Luz -- El Bosque / Cádiz
Phone: + 34 (0)648 953824