Alentejo Coast

  • Trip Duration
  • 8
  • 7
  • Riding Time
  • 6
    days riding
  • 4-6
    hrs per day riding
  • Group Size
  • 5 - 10
    Guests per group
Horseback riding in Portugal

Alentejo Coast

Ride Overview

The Alentejo Coast of Portugal is an ideal destination for riding Lusitano horses while staying in outstanding accommodations. This point-to-point itinerary includes one day of riding on Costa Azul’s beaches, and the other days take you through the coastal mountains, affording beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. Visit fishing villages and ride by flamingos as you enjoy the scenery from the back of a well-trained trail horse who will inspire your confidence. The varied terrain allows for some lengthy canters at a fast pace, as you ride over sandy tracks and the red earth of farm roads. Each evening is spent in the comfortable luxury of well-appointed country hotels, and meals are a hearty mix of picnics on the trail and carefully catered meals at your accommodations. This horseback riding holiday in Portugal will offer you some of the best in horses, meals and accommodations.


Accommodations are in rural hotels that are comfortable and modern with regional charm. All accommodations have private bathroom facilities and some have swimming pools.

Meals & Drink

Meals are in the traditional Portuguese style and are taken at the hotels or a local restaurant, with picnic lunches grilled and served along the ride route.

Ride & Horse Details

  • Overview:
    This itinerary is flexible. Changes may occur due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.
  • Horse Breeds:
    All horses are Lusitano or Lusitano crosses.
  • Trip Pace:
    Walk, trot and canter with some lengthy canters
  • Tack:
    McClellen saddles and English style bridles
  • Weight limit:
    188 lbs

Activities for Non - Riders

There are no separate non-rider activities, but non-riders are welcome to book and join riders for meals and any other activities in the itinerary that don't include riding.

Meeting Point

Lisbon airport.

With first-hand knowledge of the exciting tours we offer, the ride consultants at Equitours look forward to answering any questions you might have about this ride. We want to help make sure that you select the trip of your dreams. Please call or email and get ready to pack your bags for a wonderful adventure!

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