Top 4 beach riding holidays

Gallop through the sea, canter across the dunes and explore stunning landscapes on horseback! Whether you’re a complete beginner and always dreamed of riding a horse across a beautiful sandy beach or an experienced rider who wants to develop riding skills somewhere new and exciting – with our horse riding holidays there’s something for everyone.

Find our top four holidays offering the best of sun, sand and horseback adventures here:

1. Horse Riding Holiday – Essaouira, Morocco

horse riding moroccoStay 3 nights in a luxury boutique Riad in Essaouira followed by a 3 night trek on horseback where you will camp out under the stars. In the first days you will get to know your horse for the week before the adventure really starts as you ride across sand dunes, explore local fishing villages and beautiful sandy beaches. The Riad accommodation is a boutique hotel located within the old town just 300 metres from the sea and furnished in a traditional Moroccan style. The ancient fortified town of Essaouira offers an exciting and fascinating holiday destination rich in history and your hosts’ passion for the sea and adventure will ensure you come away with great memories of Moroccan culture and the stunning Atlantic Ocean!

All of our clients came back having had an unforgettable experience, see their thoughts here

2. Horse Riding And Spa Holiday – Sardinia, Italy

horse riding Sardinia

There are few more stunning beaches in Italy than those on the Island of Sardinia – making this the perfect destination for a horse riding beach holiday. Go from lessons in the largest equestrian centres in Europe, to treks along the golden beaches and through pinewood forests. And after exploring the region by horseback you can come back to your fantastic 4* hotel and spend the afternoon in the spa retreat unwinding with a massage.

This horse riding and spa holiday provides the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable holiday surrounded by natural beauty.

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3. Yoga And Horse Riding Holiday – Kalamata, Greece

Yoga and horse riding holiday in Greece

Why not combining adventurous horse riding treks with refreshing yoga sessions in a truly inspirational setting in Greece? You will stay in the charming fishing village of Agios Nikolaos, Lefktro in a holistic centre overlooking the sparkling Mediterranean Sea. During the week you have four private one-on-one horse riding lessons to ensure you will get the most out of your lessons and also included are two guided group horse riding treks into the Taygetos Mountains. Your expert yoga tutor Kerry practices what he calls ‘Integral Healing’ – a bringing together of many healing traditions. The vegetarian meals also reflect the wellbeing centre’s belief that food should be not only delicious but nutritious and healing.

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4. Horse Riding And Spanish Cooking Class – Los Juncares, Spain

Horse riding & cooking holiday - horses sunset

Improve your riding skills and learn to cook a 3 course Spanish menu on this holiday in a traditional Finca in Spain, which is surrounded by breath taking views! Chef Clive and his wife Maki are passionate about food, wine and olive oils from the area. The equestrian centre has an exciting program of horse riding lessons for riders from complete beginners to more advanced riders. Rent a car and explore the Andalucía triangle between Cordoba, Malaga and Granada or stay at the Finca and relax by the pool after your riding lessons. The 150 year old Finca lies near a beautiful lake and has been tastefully restored to retain the rustic charm. Bring home two new skills on this unique learning holiday with a difference!

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‘For an innovative take on a horse riding holiday, why not combine it with wine tasting, Spanish lessons, yoga, cooking classes or spa treatments?’