A fantastic excursion whether you're new to horse riding or an experienced rider. With qualified and very experienced guides to help you, this horse riding excursion on the beach is sure to be one of the most memorable experiences of your stay on Naxos. The cost is just 50 euros per person.
Plaka beach is one of the longest beaches in Naxos. The beach is wide and covered with golden sand. The sea is clear and it is rarely windy. Across the sea, you can see the island of Paros.
There are a variety of horses so you'll be matched with a horse that best suits your experience level. All safety equipment is provided and is of the highest standards.
You'll meet me at Mischa cafe bar at Plaka beach. On your ticket, you'll find a Google map to make your life easier. We can also organize a paid private transfer to the start point, please contact us today to quote you a price.
There are two-time slots:
The morning horse ride time is approximately one hour. You should arrive about 10 minutes before the start.
The sunset horse ride time is approximately one hour. However, the times may vary slightly as the time of the sunset changes throughout the year. We'll let you know if there is a time change. You should arrive about 10 minutes before the start.
The ride takes place only small groups on the part of the beach that normally have very few people in the summer. A thrilling and mesmerizing experience given the beautiful pristine location. It's also perfect for couples.
Adults and Children (6+ years old)
Children's pony rides (20-30 kg) (30 minutes private session)
Round-trip transfer (1- 3 people) from Chora
Round-trip transfer (4- 8 people) from Chora
Round-trip transfer (9-12 people) from Chora
My 12 year old goddaughter and I enjoyed this very much. Neither of us had any riding experience but the horses were well behaved and we didn’t have any difficulty. The guide leader was very good and gave us clear instructions. We rode along a dirt road on a quiet part of the beach and it was easy to control the horses when cars passed by. Toward the end, we rode on the beach along the water. All very fun and memorable.
My husband and I booked this excursion. It was really great. Truly magical. The sun going down as we rode our horses on the beach. The location is just far away enough from where the tourists normally gather (this had been a concern or mine). The instructions were clear and the horses were docile and friendly.
We had the sunset horseback riding on may 30th and are dissatisfied with the experience. It started all very unorganized. When we arrived there were already 3 people waiting for this experience. Nobody had come up to them to greet them or anything. One of the guys had to walk up to a guy to ask him how and what. When we started our horseback riding one of the horses kept pulling down it’s head, later on the ride it sliced my finger open, because there was a piece of metal in in the halter to keep it from falling apart. This horse also wasn’t obedient to any command that was given. So I basically gave it no commands anymore. It was also not having the water so it almost ran into the umbrellas on the beach. I have experience with horseback riding and could not work with this horse. So for someone who has never ridden a horse they might have fallen off. Luckily my friend was on an easy horse since she had never been on a horse before. The 2 guys that joined our ride were almost all the time only speeking Greek to each other and there was little conversation with us. Also did we not see the sun fully set. Which we did expect since it‘s a sunset experience.