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Santa Marilha Horse Excursions

Sal Island - Cape Verde

Discover the Wild Side of Sal Island

Trail rides

Experienced riders and beginners alike will find their match on our horseback riding tours.

Choose between 4 different trails and set off in a small group with a maximum of eight participants and multiple guides on horseback.

You’ll ride on white-sand dunes and through the salt flats of Sal, with the opportunity to continue along the Kite Beach and beyond.

Helmets, round-trip hotel transport, included in the price.

 Comprehensive safety briefing prior to the ride.

Private Rides available on request.

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Salt Flats Trail

€ 50  (5.500ecv)​

Length: 3km
Duration: 1h
Horse gait: walk
Ideal riders: beginner-novice
          rider level assessment


This easy and gentle ride will take you across the big Salt Flats of Santa Maria where local people work everyday to satisfy the demand of salt for the whole archipelago.
A horseback ride in incredible scenery which will take you back in time and give you the opportunity to learn more about the culture and history of Sal Island.

Ride along the Beach