Hi - Has anyone done the horseback riding tour within the all-inclusive option at Tower Isle? This seems to be an activity only available at this resort and not at the other 3. Is this a deal maker?? Any feedback is appreciated.
We went horseback riding the first time we were there, and we really enjoyed it. We took the mountain trip (I think there's one that goes in the water too). It allows you to see a different side of Jamaica. The trail wanders along the river (which is beautiful) and takes you up the side of the mountain. I wouldn't necessarily call it the "deal maker," but it's fun.
I think the deal maker for CTI is the $30 million renovations--we can't wait to see them when we get back this Saturday! And we will probably go on the horseback tour again while we are there.
Just got back from CTI and did the horseback riding trip as part of the 'all inclusive' package. Was certainly a great time and a fun activity, but would not consider it a deal maker. This was our first visit to Couples, so I have no idea how the other resorts are but CTI was incredible. The staff, the rooms, the grounds, the food, the facilities, the excursions all exceeded expectations.
We went horseback riding the first time we were there, and we really enjoyed it. We took the mountain trip (I think there's one that goes in the water too). It allows you to see a different side of Jamaica. The trail wanders along the river (which is beautiful) and takes you up the side of the mountain.
Altho we're trying not to overplan our activities schedule for our stay at CTI next year, we have horseback riding down as one of our wanna do's, along with DRF and the zipline. Now after reading your description, I think I'm going to label it as a must-do.
Reading is fundamental. It's just that for some, it's more mental than fun.
The horse back riding is a blast. We do it every year, that and the cat cruise. Kevin (one of the guides) is a hoot. You get to learn about all the plant life and get to eat fresh coconut with cane sugar. We wouldn't miss it
We went horseback riding on Monday morning and had a great time! Kevin your guide will tell you all about the different sights around the plantation and then take you to see the coconut man and the ostrich farm. Chris & were the only couple on the tour at 8am and there was an entire bus load on the 11am tour. Have fun...go early and be back by 10am to start your day!
We went on the horses on our 1st trip in June @ TI. My horse was Brandy and he was a big boy, but very well behaved! It was fun. The guide stopped and took pics for everyone and was full of info. One guy climbed a tree, barefoot, and got a coconut. He showed us how to open it, shared the fresh milk inside and gave us all a piece of the fresh fruit! It was about a two hour tour. Wear sunscreen and tennis shoes. Have a blast!