A rider cantering on the beach
Beach Ride

Beach trail rides and riding holidays

Are you looking for a leisurely stroll along an exotic beach? An exhilarating canter by the ocean? Or perhaps one of your dreams is to swim with your horse in the sea? Our beach rides offer a large variety of riding and activities on horseback, with something for everyone. Cross rivers and estuaries, watch out for dolphins or whales, and enjoy a spectacular riding experience. Sun, sea and sand - a beach riding holiday is a hard one to beat!

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From the horse’s mouth

  • Beaches of Camargue
    October 2021 Kim aged 61
    A very relaxing feel about the environment, great care and respect for the horses and friendliness to all of us riders. We were welcomed so warmly at Brendas, I think the small size of the ranch gives the place its ambience, everyone- horses, dogs, birds and humans are all being taken good care of at Brenda's! The... Read all
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  • Alentejo Coastal Trail
    May 2021 Annabel aged 33
    Encinador was lovely, he was generally forward going and amenable. Well schooled and very sweet natured. The horses were beautifully looked after by Miguel and Anu. They were responsive and generally forward going. Encinador was lovely, he was generally forward going and amenable. Well schooled and very sweet natured.
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  • Virgin beaches of Andalucía
    September 2020 Robert aged 56
    Very enjoyable trip in lovely surroundings, led by Manolo's great team. My horse, Rita, was perfectly matched to my ability by Manolo. Safe, but capable of turning on the speed when required!
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  • Aquitaine - Trail riding along the Atlantic shore
    October 2019 Ai Li aged 45
    It was a really unique experience to have the opportunities to canter one-by-one through the forest and on the beach. The horses and strong and fast. The guide observed the riders to ensure safety as well as providing pointers for the riders. The accommodation was comfortable and the food was great!! They even have a... Read all
  • Ride from the highground to Madagascar's East Coast
    August 2019 Jane aged 58
    An extraordinary adventure in a starkly beautiful part of the world giving insight to both the high plains and the east coast (and the odd lemur!) from a viewpoint few will be able to experience. André's team were fantastic from start to finish and the horses I rode were fit, fun and so up to the job. Very special! I... Read all
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  • Riders on the beach in France, Atlantic coast
    Emotions run high after a long canter along the beach
  • Horse riding holiday in Mozambique
    A sense of freedom.
  • Horse riding holiday in Mozambique
    Miles and miles of unspoilt beaches
  • Wild Coast beach horseback trail ride
    Horseback riding in South Africa
  • Horseback riding in South Africa
    Exceptional beach rides along the Wild Coast