Horse Riding Holidays in Cuba
A fascinating country to roam on horseback, Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean and gives the arresting impression of being frozen in time; streets are lined with vintage American cars and horse-driven carts are a common sight in the countryside. Booking a horse-riding holiday to Cuba means experiencing a unique country of visual contradictions. Magnificint colonial houses sit alongside rundown cinemas in the towns while out in the countryside magnicient views of distant mountain ranges surround you.
Horse riding holidays in Cuba mean discovering it’s mountain ranges, vast savannahs, waterfalls and tobacco plantations. Thousands of miles of enticing beaches surround the island and everywhere you go you’ll hear the sounds of Cuban and Creole music.
Discover Cuba’s unique cultural heritage on this trail through the Green Province. An extraordinarily fertile land and valley, used to produce the Habanos Cuban cigars, the lush and tropical vegetation in the region is also home to stunning mountainous landscapes and jungle-covered hills. This is a slow-paced ride for novice riders onwards who want to appreciate the culture and scenery from horseback. There is live music on many of the nights and riders can enjoy the Cuban hospitality, sleeping in the guajiros (field workers) farms, having lunch together and drinking and dancing with the locals.
Horse-riding in Cuba reveals a side of the island often overlooked. Follow the remote trails between wild banana trees and under soaring royal palms, while you listen for the calls of the Cuban nightingale or the famed national bird, the tocororo. As well as plenty of horse riding, holiday makers can enjoy delicacies such as fresh octopus and fresher piña coladas.