Caribbean Horseback Riding

Enjoy Caribbean horseback riding on beaches, riding trails and through tropical landscapes

With lovely sand beaches and tropical landscapes Caribbean horseback riding is a popular vacation activitiy. In Central America countries bordering the Caribbean you’ll discover some extreme horseback riding trails plus amazing scenery.

There are many islands where you can experience Caribbean horseback riding along scenic sand beaches, in forests, and through fields of sugar cane. On accompanied tours you’ll often discover interesting snippets of information about the destination, flora and wildlife. Below is a list of Caribbean horseback riding islands.

Caribbean horseback riding is available on these islands:

  • Anguilla: Barnes Bay
  • Antigua: Mamora Bay
  • Aruba: Palm Beach, Oranjestad
  • Bahamas: Eleuthera, Abaco
  • Barbados: St James, Carlisle Bay
  • Barbuda: Palmetto Point
  • British Virgin Islands (BVI): Tortola
  • Cayman Islands: Barkers Beach (Grand Cayman)
  • Cuba: Marea del Portillo, Parque Nacional La Mensura, Sierra del Chorrillo, Guardalavaca, Santa Lucia, Trinidad
  • Dominica: Castel Comfort (Nr Roseau)
  • Dominican Republic: Punta Cana, Puerto Plata, La Romana, Boca Chica, Cap Cana, Las Terrenas, Sosua
  • Guadeloupe: Grande Terre
  • Jamaica: Ocho Rios, Montego Bay
  • Martinique: Trois-Ilets, Le Marin
  • Nevis: Charlestown
  • St Lucia: Cotton Bay, Soufriere (near), Gros Islet, Praslin Bay, Castries (near)
  • St Maarten: Cape Bay
  • Puerto Rico: Fajardo, Rio Grande, Dorado, Rincon
  • St Barthelemy (St Barts): Pointe Milou
  • St Kitts: Frigate Bay
  • St Vincent & the Grenadines: Mustique
  • Tobago: Coconut Bay, Lowlands
  • Turks & Caicos: Grace Bay & Salt Cay (Providenciales), Grand Turk Island
  • US Virgin Islands (USVI): St Croix

Central America horseback riding – countries bordering the Caribbean, including Mexico

There are plenty of opportunities to go horse riding in Central America, an activity which has been long established in Central America. Below is where you can go to enjoy Caribbean horseback riding vacations in Central America countries that Active Caribbean feature.

  • Belize: wonderful horseback riding opportunities – gorgeous beaches, Mayan ruins, amazing flora, birds and wildlife
  • Costa Rica: A great country for horseback riding vacations with rainforest and beach riding on horseback riding trails on the Caribbean side of Costa Rica. There are also horseback riding trails through dramatic river canyons towards the Pacific side of the country, with beaches, mountains and cloud forests to enjoy
  • Mexico: Cancun and the Riviera Maya offer opportunities for rainforest horseback riding day tours in small groups through the jungle and on beaches (all riders – beginner to advanced). There are also riding tours for novice riders – gentle rides through orchards and jungles offering the possibility of seeing exotic birds, possibly monkeys. Also there is a wide variety of horseback riding trails for holidays for more experienced riders, offering amazing panoramic views (50 miles to the north of Mexico City)
  • Panama: horseback riding trails in the Boquete area (Chiriqui Province) is suitable for families as well as experienced riders. Gentle rides through rolling hills, crystal clear streams, canyons and lava rock fields. Great scenery

Other Caribbean adventures and activities

To discover which Caribbean destinations offer what adventures and activities, go to the Caribbean Adventure Guides section and explore it country by country.


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