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Horse riding on the beach - Horse riding | Corfu Extreme Sports

Horse Riding

 

Our horse riding centre

Welcome to our environmental equestrian riding centre located in the beautiful area of Agios Spyridonas, Perithia. Our farm is spread over 4 acres of land with natural shading and olive trees. Our experienced horse trainers are certified in first aid and have years of experience in equestrian endurance races, including qualification for the National Endurance Team. We are open daily from 9.00 am - 11.00 am and from 17.00 pm - 21.00 pm. Come and experience the beauty of horse riding with us!

 

Our horses 

At our horse riding center, we prioritize the well-being of our horses. Each animal receives individual attention to ensure they are well-mannered and in excellent condition. We take pride in the fact that many of our horses are rescues from all over Corfu and are specially trained to meet the standards of horse riding.

 

Technical information for horse riding :

-English and western style depending on the rider’s experience and weight.

-Maximum weight per rider: 110 kg

-Level of riding : You can join without any previous experience. We have different routes for novice and experienced riders. Kids under 13 can have body protectors and ride on the lead with one of our guides.

-We provide riding helmets to all riders.

 

What you should bring :

-Closed-toe shoes, no flip flops or sandals.

-Long pants to avoid any minor injuries and scratches. 

-Mosquito and insect repellent 

-For the beach tour you should bring a swimsuit, towel and an extra change of pants. 

Our Tours

Private tours prices :

1 hour private ride : 50 euros

2 hours private ride : 80 euros

Private beach ride and swimming with horse : 120 euros

Optional professional photo shoot : 40 euros

-Sunset tour

Duration : 1 hour

Cost : 40 euros/person

Availability : All year round

Description : Join us for an fascinating evening adventure on the central beach of Agios Spyridon and Almiros beach. Our ride will take us through the beautiful surroundings of Antinioti lake, a protected natural habitat with a diverse range of flora and fauna. Our final destination will be the stunning sandy beach of Almiros, where you can enjoy breathtaking sea  and mountain views.

 

-Beach Tour

Duration : 2 hours

Cost : 45 euros/person

Availability : All year round

Description : Join us for an exciting adventure on the central beach of Agios Spyridon and Almiros beach. Our ride will take us through the beautiful surroundings of Antinioti lake, a protected natural habitat with a diverse range of flora and fauna. We'll also pass by Corfu's most northern point and the abandoned medieval monastery of St. Caterina. Our final destination will be the stunning sandy beach of Almiros, where you can enjoy breathtaking sea views. For advanced riders, we offer the option of cross country jumps and obstacle courses. Don't miss out on this unforgettable experience!

-Mountain Tour

Duration : 2 hours tour

Cost : 45 euros/person

Availability : All year round

Description : Join us for an unforgettable adventure through Pelekito village and the surrounding olive groves. Take in the stunning sea views and breathtaking mountain vistas of Albania. Along the way, we'll pass through charming traditional villages and traverse old cobblestone routes. You'll have the opportunity to experience the diverse beauty of Corfiot nature, including olive groves, pine and oak forests, eucalyptus, cypress trees, and a variety of plant species and flowers.

-Half Day Riding Tour 

Duration : 4 hours

Cost : 70 euros/person including drinks and snacks

Availability : Only on spring and autumn

Requirements : Only advanced riders

Description : Experience the thrill of adventure with our half-day ride tour. Our journey takes us to the beautiful beach of Agios Spyridon, past the historic St. Caterina monastery and the stunning Cape Ekaterini, the northernmost point of Corfu. We'll ride through the Antinioti lake nature reserve, home to a diverse range of flora and fauna, before galloping through the shallow waters of Almiros beach. Afterward, we'll take a well-deserved break at an icecream café, where you can indulge in delicious homemade ice cream. Finally, we'll explore the picturesque olive groves of the mountains surrounding the village of Perithia.

Beach and swimming with horses tour

Duration : 3 - 3,5 hours

Cost : 75 euros/person

Availability : Every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, evening hours.

Description : Experience the thrill of horse interaction and a refreshing swim with our horses in the crystal clear Ionian Sea. Our journey begins at our stables and takes us through the charming village of Pelekito before arriving at the sandy beach of the Platytera Monastery. Join us for an unforgettable adventure!

Full day ride

Duration : 8 hours

Cost : 150 euros/person including lunch

Availability : Only on spring and autumn

Requirements : Only experienced riders

Description : Embark on a challenging full-day adventure through the stunning mountain range of Mount Pantokrator, where you'll ride through traditional villages, ancient olive groves, and oak forests. After hours of breathtaking scenery, you'll arrive at the medieval village of Old Perithia for a delicious lunch at one of the oldest taverns in the area. Explore the village and discover its rich history before making a stop at the Loutses cave. On the way back, enjoy the incredible views of the coastline and distant Greek mainland and Albania.

Horse Riding Holidays

Memorable Horse Riding Holiday in Greece

Looking for a unique and unforgettable holiday experience? Look no further than Corfu Extreme Sports ! Our 5-day plan includes swimming with horses, natural horsemanship and horse trekking in Corfu, Greece. We offer a variety of horse riding activities, including trail riding, beach rides and riding lessons. Explore the stunning nature of Corfu, visit traditional villages and experience the Corfiot way of life like never before. Book your holiday with us today!

Cost : 850 euros per person

Group size : Maximum of 10 participants

Availability : All year round except July and August

Key Information

  • Rider Weight Limit: 220 pounds / 100 kilograms

  • Tack Type: Western and English

  • Horse Breed: Shetland ponies, Arab, Greek, Greek mountain ponies, thoroughbred, cob, Appaloosa blanket, tricolour paint horse, Andalusian, Draft, Greek pacer, and Angloarab

 

Highlights

  • Swimming with the horses

  • Relaxing one hour ride in the morning

  • Discover the ways of natural horsemanship

  • Breakfast, lunch, drinks, and snacks included

  • Transfer from / to the airport

  • 4 nights' accommodation

 

Skill level

  • Beginner

  • Intermediate

  • Advanced

Accommodation

Our guests accommodate Villa Frangis is the perfect place to stay, a family-friendly hotel is located in St. Spyridon Perithia, right next to our farm. You'll have easy access to the beautiful sandy beach of Agios Spyridonas,Start your day with breakfast at the bar and enjoy a drink at the snack bar. Villa Frangis also offers laundry, room service, and ironing service to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

Itinerary

-Day 1

Meet your instructors and the beautiful rescued horses and find a horse suitable for your level of riding.

-Day 2

Have a relaxing one-hour ride in the morning and discover the ways of natural horsemanship in the afternoon.

-Day 3

If you like adventure, you can have a three-hour ride or just have a break at the stable yard and enjoy local products.

-Day 4

Have the ultimate experience by enjoying your swimming ride. Starting from the stables, you'll go to the hill and through Pelekito to find the wide, pristine, secluded sandy beach of the Platytera Monastery for an inviting swim with your horse, in the crystal clear Ionian Sea (only from May 15 - October 15).

-Day 5

Spend the morning with the horses (riding in the arena, practice horsemanship, cross country jumps, show jumping, or grooming).

Activities included

  • Horse riding lessons

  • Natural horsemanship lessons

  • Horse trekking (beach and hills)

  • Cross country jumps (only for advanced)

  • Swimming with the horses (depending on the weather)

 

Horse breeds

Small size

  • 2 shetland ponies (maximum weight: 30 kilograms)

Medium size

  • 2 Arab / Greek (maximum weight: 75 kilograms)

  • 4 Greek mountain ponies (maximum weight: 65 kilograms)

  • 1 Thoroughbred / Greek (maximum weight: 80 kilograms)

Big size

  • 1 Cob (maximum weight: 100 kilograms)

  • 1 Appaloosa blanket (maximum weight: 100 kilograms)

  • 1 tricolor paint horse (maximum weight: 110 kilograms)

  • 1 Andalusian / paint (maximum weight: 100 kilograms)

  • 1 thoroughbred / draft (maximum weight: 110 kilograms)

  • 1 Draft (maximum weight: 110 kilograms)

Still growing

  • 1 Greek pacer

  • 1 Angloarab

Food - Drinks

Breakfast, lunch, snacks and drinks are included. Vegetarian and vegan food can be catered. Send us an inquiry for more information. If you have special dietary requirements you should inform us when making a reservation.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast

  • Lunch

  • Snacks

  • Drinks

The following drinks are included:

  • Water

  • Coffee

  • Tea

  • Soda

  • Detox juices
     

What's included ?

  • Horse riding lessons

  • Natural horsemanship lessons

  • Horse trekking (beach and hills)

  • Cross country jumps (only for advanced)

  • Swimming with the horses (depending on the weather)

  • Transfer from / to airport of Corfu, Ioannis Kapodistria (CFU)

  • 4 nights accommodation

  • Breakfast, lunch, drinks, and snacks

Optional activities we can arrange :

  • Boat hire

  • Boat trips

  • Cycling

  • Jeep safari

  • Quad bike safari

  • Scuba diving

  • Spa

  • Water park

  • Water sports

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.

  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.

  • Balance payment should be arranged upon arrival.

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