Costa Rica Natural Horsemanship Riding Vacations. Enjoy a tropical vacation with beautiful horses.

Establo San Rafael  in San Jose / All Regions
German website

From your first walk to the ring, nature will embrace you. Your senses will be filled with the sights and sounds of tropical Costa Rica

Latin America > Costa Rica > All Regions > San Jose

Establo San Rafael B & B - Located just an hour from San Jose but entirely off the beaten track, an unforgettable holiday nestled in lush, tropical mountains awaits you.
Map All Regions

Additional information about the area

Excursions: Trail rides.

nearby /
on the property

Wildlife Viewing, Birding

Not more
than a 15 min.
walk away

Lake/river for swimming, Hiking

Not more
than a 90 min.
drive away

Restaurants, National Historic Sites, Theater, Galleries / Museum, Cinema, Shopping, Fitness Center , Beach, Surfing
Property photo 2
Property photo 3
Information about the riding facility / horse farm/ranch


Holiday Company, Horse Trekking Station, Dude/Guest Ranch, Ranch Resort, Farm, Riding Stable, B & B for Horsemen, Children's Holiday Company
Guest Capacity:
Minimum age for guests:
no limitation

General description:

From your first walk to the ring, nature will embrace you. Your senses will be filled with the sights and sounds of tropical Costa Rica

Amenities/equipment of the riding facility

  • Riding facility
  • Shower facilities for Horses
  • Sea / River / Ocean for horses
  • Riding area / bridle-path
  • Tack room

Details of the Riding area

We are a natural horsemanship barn, Our facilities include a tipico barn with eight stalls, 20x40 areina, tack room with English and western saddles. Lots of tropical mountain trails.

More details of the property

We have nine beautiful Costa Rican horses. We are located about one hour from San Jose. Airport pick up is avalible.
What we have to offer
  • Bring Your Own Horse
  • Horses for guests available
  • Riding lessons - Riding classes
  • Accommodation for one night only
  • Short Term stays (2-5 days)
  • Weekend stays
  • Weekly
  • Long Term stays
  • Family Trips
  • Group activities
  • Honeymoon Packages
  • accommodation for Non-Riders too
  • Reduction for Non-Riders
  • Supervised Children's Activities
    (no limitation)
  • Riding holidays for unaccompanied kids
    (no limitation)
  • Sightseeing Tours

Additional Animals on the property

Horses, goats, geese, chickens, ducks, a toucan, cats, dogs.

Other offers and explanations

Beach trips with horses are avalible, also maney types of Costa Rican tours.
Horses available in our riding program
Number of Horses:
in all 9 Horses are available.
Kind of Horses:
For Beginners, For Advanced Riders, Ponies, Gaited horses
Riding (trained for / saddle):
English / Classic, Western, For guided Trail Rides, also Ride on your Own
More information of the Horses for rent (Breed - Training etc.)
We have 9 Costa Rican horses
3 Ibero Americano
1 Costarricence de Paso
4 Criollo
Riding program
  • with horses for rent
  • also with your own horse
  • Ride on your own
  • Guided Trail Rides
  • by the hour rides
  • All-day Rides
  • Pack Trips / Horse Trekking
  • Weekend Rides
  • Short Week 3-5 days
  • 5-8 days
  • 9-14 days
  • 15 days & up
  • Trailrides on request
  • Cattle Drive
  • Riding on the beach / by the sea
  • Jumping
  • Dressage
  • Therapeutic Riding
Minimum age for Trail Rides:
No restriction
Riding experience:
No restriction
Demand on rider:
average demands
Big/Heavy Riders:
on request
Notes and supplements for the Trail Rides / Riding Program
Students learn to achieve a partnership with horses based on trust, confidence and communication.
Riding holidays for children
Min. age for unaccompanied children:
no limitation
Max age to:
17 years
Offered for:
Girls and boys

Training - Riding lessons - Riding classes

Learn Natural Horsemanship in Beautiful Costa Rica! All riding lessons are based on it.

General information of the Training:
Trained Horses available, Private Lessons, Group Instruction
Riding Lessons for:
For Beginners, For Advanced Riders, especially for Children, especially for older Riders
Minimum Age for Riding Classes:
no limitation
Training qualifications:
Students learn to achieve a partnership with horses based on trust, confidence and communication. They will also learn about horses emotional issues, such as fear and trust. This knowledge will enhanc
Riding Classes / Lessons
English / Classic Riding, Dressage, Jumping, Training to sit the horse well, Recreational riding, Trekking
Special Classes
Natural Horsemanship - We offer 5-day and 30-day packages as well as custom arrangements.
Guest lodgings

Two cabins with double beds and private bathrooms.

2 Cabins (with bathroom) :
The cabin, a two-bedroom cottage, is perfect for a couple looking for a romantic gateway, a solo traveler or a family of three. The two bedroom cottage can accommodate up to five people
Amenities - special features:
Sheets, Towels, Room service / Cleaning, Toilet and wash room, Showers, Electricity supply
Kind of Catering:
  • Breakfast on request obligatory
  • Vegetarian Meals possible by arrangement
  • Wholesome food
General information of the accommodation
Special features:
Dogs permitted, Phone, Washing machine, Dryer, Internet access

Establo San Rafael
First name:
Last name:
Costa Rica
+ 506 2416 1393
Phone 2:
+ 506 8886 2274

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

E-Mail address: Inquiry

Company: Establo San Rafael
Zip/Postal Code: 000000
Street: Puriscal
Country: Costa Rica -- All Regions -- San Jose
Phone: + 506 2416 1393
Phone 2: + 506 8886 2274