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Brisas del Nara. Brisas del Nara takes riders of all ages and levels through the protected Cerro Nara mountain zone, 32 km (20 mi) from Manuel Antonio, and ends with a swim in a natural pool at the foot of a 107-meter (350-foot) waterfall. Full-day tours ($70) include three hours on horseback, with breakfast and lunch included; the ride on the half-day tour ($65) lasts two hours. Manuel Antonio, 60601. 2779–1235. www.horsebacktour.com.
Finca Valmy Tours. Six-hour horseback tours take you through the forested mountains above Villa Nueva, east of Manuel Antonio ($70). Lunch and swimming in a pool below a small waterfall on their property are included. Villanueva, Manuel Antonio. 2779–1118. www.valmytours.com.
Rancho Savegre. Beach riding is the specialty. Trips set out from a cattle ranch about 15 minutes south of Manuel Antonio and include a stop at a waterfall for swimming or trail walking. The morning tour (7:30) kicks off with breakfast; the afternoon tour (1:30) finishes up with dinner. Esterillos Este, Puntarenas. 8834–8687. www.ranchosavegre.com.
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