All you need to know about riding a horse at the beach in Portugal
Horseback riding on the beach. I must confess that since I’ve watched a scene in a movie (I can not remember which) where the romantic couple was going to ride a horse at the beach, I wanted to the same. The only difference is that I have never had much contact with horses. So when the opportunity arose to take a horseback ride on the beach here in Portugal, I could not resist.
I chose a Horse Riding company in Melides because the owner, Luis Lamas, as well as being super friendly and available, gave me a lot of confidence. All the horses there are beautiful, but the one who chose me, Ulysses, became my favorite. If I had to use an expression to describe it, it would be “peace of soul.” He was so calm and beautiful.
But what about the ride? It was absolutely amazing. Walking through the dunes to reach the sea, hearing the sound of the waves while riding the horse, was as idyllic as it seems.
But what about the ride? It was absolutely amazing. Walking through the dunes to reach the sea, hearing the sound of the waves while riding the horse, was as idyllic as it seems. The sense of peace and the communion with nature is breathtaking and you feel like you need to freeze that moment so that you never have to return.
To get an idea, when the ride was over, all i wanted was to have some riding lessons. I don’t know a lot about horses but the feeling of riding is so good. It’s the freedom feeling. Believe me, one never wants to stop.
Plus, Ulysses was too cute. As you can see on the pics, he posed so that I could bring you the photos I had imagined in my mind. If you are in Melides this summer do not miss this chance of riding a horse on the beach.Trust me, you will be creating some of the best summer memories.
How to book?
If you want to go horse riding on the beach, you can see all the information here or contact Luis directly by email. The ride costs € 55 and lasts approximately 1h45 (usually lasts longer).
Thank you very much to Luis and Stefanie for having me. The experience is already a wonderful memory tattooed on my summer soul. Need to come back next year.
Passeios a Cavalo
Estrada da Boavista
7570 – 635, Melides