El Galope Horse Farm
Cno. Concordia, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay


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get away from it all
Leave the city and come to the green fields and relaxation
Cozy Hostel Farm.
A Restful stopover.

Small and cozy Horse Farm located in Colonia state countryside. We are located 50 minutes Bus from Colonia on the way to Montevideo. Bus frequency is excellent as well as inexpensive and comfortable.

Criollo horses, fireplace, sauna, books, fondue, good wine, solar energy, peace and tranquility .

Heating in all bedrooms and common areas.
No TV nor Wi Fi for your soul welfare.

We speak , English, French, some German and Spanish.
Traveling is in our souls!
We know how important it is to have a rest in your trip.
Miguel

Stict Check in: 13.00 to 23.00
Strict Check out: 11:00

It is possible to pay in USD, Uruguayan $, or Euros.
We accept VISA and Master Card credit cards. Subject to 7% surcharge.
Guests may use the kitchen facilities to prepare meals from 12.00 to 18.00 hrs.
In our meals we use natural products from our garden or from the region.
Drinks should be purchased at El Galope.
We have very good water from our own well for free.
Children under the age of 18 are unable to be accommodated.
Pets are not allowed
Lodging: Al rooms and dorms are for two guests either in single bunk beds or in double bed.
Breakfast is included in the rate

Other activities:

Horseride :
The horseride consists of 2 parts:

1. The first part takes place in the farm (arround 1.30 minutes). Beginners will receive a riding lesson and experienced riders will do a warm up ride.

2. The second part takes place outside the farm. For your own saety, the guide will consider from observing your skills in the first part if you can do this second part (arround 2.30hours).

The entire ride (Part 1 and 2) costs USD 45 (if you only do the first part the cost is USD 25).

Sauna - USD 10 per person

Facilities


Directions

HOW TO GET HERE From Buenos Aires:

From Buenos Aires Port, take the ferryboat to Colonia del Sacramento. Never take Buquebus or Seacat. For safety reasons do not take Colonia Express.

FROM COLONIA :
Colonia del Sacramento is a very small beautiful ancient town, 3 hrs are enough to get to know it entirely. Just outside the port, you will find the bus terminal with lockers to leave your luggage while visiting the historical town.
FROM COLONIA BY BUS:
At the bus terminal take TURIL bus to Valdense. It takes 45 minutes.
Once you have your ticket please call us or ask at TURIL's desk to call us indicating the time you are leaving and we'll arrange a Taxi to pick you up (one way transfer USD 10 for 4 passengers max,) You will recognize the taxi driver by the El Galope'sign.

TURIL bus schedule: www.turil.com.uy

FROM COLONIA BY CAR:
Please let us know the time you will arrive (aprox.)
From Colonia's Port take National Rout 1 to Montevideo and turn left at Km 114, 5. You will see a sign 'Balneario Santa Regina'. Turn the opposite direction and keep on straight two kms, then turn left and you will find 'El Galope on your right.

FROM MONEVIDEO BY BUS:
From Tres Cruces Bus terminal take TURIL bus to Valdense. It takes 1:50 hr.
Once you have your ticket please call us or ask at TURIL's desk to call us indicating the time you are leaving and we'll arrange a Taxi to pick you up (one way transfer USD 10 for 4 passengers max.).You will recognize the driver by the 'El Galope'sign
TURIL bus schedule: www.turil.com.uy

FROM MONTEVIDEO BY CAR
Please let us know what time you will arrive. (aprox)
Take National Route 1 to Colonia and turn right at km. 114,5. You will see a sign 'Balneario Santa Regina'. Turn the opposite direction and keep on straight two kms, then turn left and you will find 'El Galope on your right
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