Horseback Riding Vacations in San Juan del Sur for Adventure, Culture and Beach Rides, Nicaragua

Big Sky Ranch in San Juan del Sur / All Regions
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?In the quaint village of Escamequita just outside of San Juan del Sur is a community of horse lovers at Big Sky Ranch.

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San Juan del Sur is a popular surf town on the SW coast of Nicaragua. Main airport is in Managua, just 2.5 hours drive.
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Additional information about the area

Excursions: Beach Rides 3-4 hours
Nature Rides 2-3 hours
Mountain Ridge Rides 2-4 hours
Traveling by car:
We are 10km south of San Juan del Sur. A map is on our website.
We also provided transfers to and from San Juan del Sur.
Traveling by plane:
Main airport in Nicaragua is in Managua = MGA
Pickup service is possible

nearby /
on the property

Beach, Surfing, Wildlife Viewing, Birding

Not more
than a 15 min.
walk away

Incredible Pacific Ocean Sunsets
Incredible Pacific Ocean Sunsets
Mountain Rides with incredible views
Mountain Rides with incredible views
Information about the riding facility / horse farm/ranch


Dude/Guest Ranch, Western Riding Stable
Guest Capacity:
Minimum age for guests:
adults only

General description:

?In the quaint village of Escamequita just outside of San Juan del Sur is a community of horse lovers at Big Sky Ranch.

Amenities/equipment of the riding facility

  • Riding facility
  • Round pen
  • Sea / River / Ocean for horses
  • Gastronomy available
  • Riding area / bridle-path

Details of the Riding area

The southwest of Nicaragua is arid tropical forest. We ride through local barrios, down ox cart trails, through riverbeds, up mountain ridges and out to the beautiful beaches of the Pacific Ocean:)

More details of the property

Big Sky Ranch operates off-the-grid. Our rural Nicaragua tours get you up close to the culture, people and is ideal for wildlife viewing including Howler Monkeys, tropical birds and even Sloths.
What we have to offer
  • Horses for guests available
  • Riding lessons - Riding classes
  • Short Term stays (2-5 days)
  • Weekend stays
  • Honeymoon Packages
  • Sightseeing Tours

Other offers and explanations

We have miles of groomed trails, horses to accommodate all levels and an amazing crew ready to take you on an adventure. Saddle up for some fun !
Horses available in our riding program
Kind of Horses:
For Beginners
Riding (trained for / saddle):
Western, For guided Trail Rides
Riding program
  • with horses for rent
  • Guided Trail Rides
  • by the hour rides
  • Riding on the beach / by the sea
Minimum age for Trail Rides:
adults only
Riding experience:
No restriction
Demand on rider:
average demands
Big/Heavy Riders:
max. 120 kg - 260 lbs

Training - Riding lessons - Riding classes
Riding Lessons for:
For Beginners
Minimum Age for Riding Classes:
no limitation
Riding Classes / Lessons
Western Riding, Recreational riding
Guest lodgings

Independent Casita with kitchen and Colonial Style Queen Guest Room with ensuite

1 Single / double room(s) :
Colonial Style Queen bedroom with ensuite, private deck and hammock. Just steps from the pool. Rates include organic Nicaraguan coffee and breakfast.

Prices on request
1 Cabin (with bathroom) :
La Casita is a fully independent cabin with wrap around deck, ensuite bathroom, fridge, stovetop, hammock, wireless internet and ceiling fans. Photos are on our website. Rates include Nicaragua organic coffee and breakfast.
Kind of Catering:
  • Full-board on request possible by arrangement
  • Vegetarian Meals possible by arrangement
  • Wholesome food
  • Organic Farm
General information of the accommodation
Special features:
Pool available, Internet access

Big Sky Ranch
First name:
Last name:
van Doorninck
+ 505 8708 5440

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

Photos and more info on our facebook page RanchoChilamateNicaragua

E-Mail address: Inquiry

Company: Big Sky Ranch
Zip/Postal Code: 0000
Street: Escamequita
Country: Nicaragua -- All Regions -- San Juan del Sur
Phone: + 505 8708 5440