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Caballos de Luz

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

I don't normally review on trip advisor but when an experience is this amazing you need to share. Everything from the horses and classes to the food and accommodation was fantastic. Lucie and her team are so welcoming and helpful. The horse camp for the children has given them a deep respect and confidence with horses. My only regret is...

Thank Bree A
Mainz, Germany
Reviewed 27 November 2015

I wanted to stay only one night but ended up two nights and had to cut some other stuff. It was a great stay with Caballos de Luz in the Sierra de Rocha. There is a very good team around Lucie. The location is incredible outside of Rocha (round 20km) and really quiet. The rides with the well educated horses...

Thank artclassics
Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

In February my family and I had the pleasure of getting a horseback lesson from Lucie and her husband. We were all super beginners and she gave us the best lesson and made sure we were stable on our horses before we took the trail ride. Her passion for horses is intoxicated and made us feel that we were in...

Thank Jessica A
Dipperz, Germany
Reviewed 13 April 2014

Wow, Wow, super-Wow! That was the definite highlight of my stay in Uruguay. Unforgettable experience of riding on horseback through a fantasy-movie-style countryside on very well trained horses with a lovely guide. I can only recommend to anyone coming to Uruguay to visit Lucie & Santiagos magical dwelling. They are not only excellent guides, but they also know how to...

Thank Kyandaka U
Winterthur, Switzerland
Reviewed 28 December 2013

We came to Caballos de Luz for five days to learn the basics of horse riding and some tours. Lucy asked us about food preferences or allergies in advance and we said that we eat vegan only. This is usually a bit complicated but Lucy managed to cook two excellent vegan meals every day. I can not say how great...

Thank eselbrot
Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 17 December 2013

We had a most wonderful stay at Lucie and Santi's place. Lucie is super knowledgeable about horses and is an excellent and patient teacher. We are not experienced riders, but we felt comfortable and safe at all times. Our two kids absolutely adored Santi who is a natural kid magnet and spent hours playing and building stuff with them. They...

Thank Martin J
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 November 2013

Caballos De Luz is magic! Lucie is a warm, wonderful host...good company...and beautiful soul! Everyone I met in the community was friendly and welcoming. The food is fresh and prepared with love! The horse riding experience is magic! I have not ridden horses that often...and Lucie's instruction and ability to choose the right horses was spot on! Even got to...

Thank Tammie R
Atlantida, Canelones, Uruguay
Reviewed 16 October 2013

For the greatest weekend I have ever spent on a horseback. I spent my days at Caballos De Luz outside the town of Rocha, Uruguay. It is a horse farm who offers riders, experienced ones as well as beginners the opportunity to track along and up the beautiful mountains, green hills and slates that surrounds the valley. The farm is...

Thank HeleneK774
Enkoping, Sweden
Reviewed 13 October 2013

I actually haven't ride a horse since I was a child (and then only for a couple of times), so for me I didn't now what to expect when I first came to Caballos de Luz. But, hey, this place is incredible! Any nature lover must go here! Uruguay is more than beaches, at Caballos de Luz you live in...

Thank Linnea05
Reviewed 28 January 2013

Actually i am a little afraid of horses, means I WAS a little afraid of horses, before Lucie and her helper Anais gave me the most clear and calm instruccions posible..and once i felt safe and in control,l they took me on some unforgettable rides through really beautiful scenery. we were only three guests and they totally made us feel...

Thank Iva C

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This is a lovely, wonderful place, way off the beaten track. organic farm, horses, beautiful landscape, owners are former world travellers ... more   less 

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Address: Sierras of Rocha | Camino de las Sierras, Rocha 27000, Uruguay
Region: Uruguay > Rocha Department > Rocha
Number of rooms: 2
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“rooms are simple and charming, one is a rather spacious cabin really, which is a better option if you want some space to practice yoga ot Tai Chi”
IvaC600, 28 Jan 2013 | Read review
“There is only one, possibly two rooms. Both are rustic - you can forget your wi-fi, TV and AC for a couple of nights. Funny how you will not miss them at all.”
jmanblues, 11 Nov 2012 | Read review
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