Lightfoot Travel offer a handpicked catalogue of luxury horse riding holidays spanning six continents.

Our itineraries range from twisting trails through the Canadian Rockies, to epic journeys across the Atacama Desert, via romantic rides along the golden coast of Western Australia. We’ve recently sent adventurous clients on a horseback safaris in Botswana, one of our most exciting tours yet!

All our luxury horse riding tours are 100% tailor-made, and suitable for all ages and levels of experience. Expert horse riding teachers and the best local guides are provided.

Contact our experienced Travel Designer to plan a luxury horse riding holiday.

Properties for Horse Riding

Sweet Gobi Geolodge

Central Mongolia

Sweet Gobi ecolodge, 260 kilometres from Ulaanbaatar, is based in the area of Bayangobi. It is composed of up to 20 yurts set up at the foot of the golden sand dunes of Elsen Tasarkhai facin…

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Gstaad Palace

Gstaad, Switzerland

Imagine an impressive fairy tale palace, set in a charming and picturesque mountain village, surrounded by the spectacular Swiss Alps. Now picture yourself there, experiencing a relaxing and…

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Captains at the Bay

Australia, Victoria

Captains at the Bay is a collection of luxury apartments and suites in the heart of Apollo Bay, a quaint seaside town in Victoria, Australia. It is located minutes from a pretty sandy beach,…

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Hotel Il Pelicano

Tuscany, Italy

Hotel Il Pellicano is an elegant cliffside retreat surrounded by century-old olive trees and cypresses and offering spectacular views across the bay. It is situated on the Argentario coast i…

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La Posta Vecchia

Rome, Italy

La Posta Vecchia is a magnificent villa hotel set in enchanting gardens in the coastal town of Ladispoli, near Rome in Italy. This historic, luxury boutique hotel was built in the 17th centu…

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Norden Camp

China, Yunnan & Central China

Just 20 minutes out of Labrang, the famous Tibetan monastic town in Gansu Province, lies the Norden Camp and its 11 log cabins and yak hair tents. The stunning 11 hectares border a meanderin…

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Hotel Budir

Reykjavik, Iceland

Hotel Budir is a historic, country hotel that sits on a lava field on the westernmost tip of Snaefellsnes peninsula in western Iceland, a two-hour drive from the capital city of Reykjavik. T…

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The Plettenberg

Garden Route, South Africa

This luxury boutique hotel lies on a rocky headline offering awe-inspiring views of Formosa Bay, the Outeniqua Mountains and endless golden sand beaches. The Plettenberg is located in the he…

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Altiplanico Rapa Nui

Chile, Easter Island

Altiplanico Rapa Nui is located just a few hundred metres only ten minutes’ walk down into Hanga Roa town on the wildly beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Easter Island, part of the Chilean …

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Estancia Los Potreros

Argentina, Cordoba

The historic Estancia Los Potreros lies on a 6,500 estate in the secluded Sierra Chicas hills in Argentina’s stunning Cordoba region. This luxury boutique hotel makes an ideal base from wh…

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Estancia El Colibrí

Argentina, Cordoba

This luxury boutique hotel lies on a 420-acre estate in the mountains of Cordoba, in Argentina. It is located 60 km from the international airport at Cordoba. Modelled on a 20th century Arge…

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Lapa Rios

Costa Rica, Osa Peninsula

This luxury boutique resort is set on a 1000-acre private nature reserve overlooking the Pacific Ocean and the Golfo Dulce, in Costa Rica’s wild Osa Peninsula. This rustic-chic resort has …

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Viceroy Riviera Maya

Mexico, Yucatan

Nestled in lush jungle on an unspoiled beach overlooking the dazzling Caribbean Sea, Viceroy Riviera Maya is the ultimate beachfront retreat. This luxury boutique hotel is situated just outs…

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Explora Atacama

Atacama Desert, Chile

Currently undergoing renovation, due to reopen Jan 2017 Nestled in the foothills of the Andes in the remote Atacama Desert in Chile, this luxury boutique lodge is the ultimate desert hide…

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Explora Patagonia

Chilean Patagonia, Chile

Explora Patagonia lies on the shores of Lake Pehoe in Patagonia, Chile, offering awe-inspiring views of the Paine ridge and the towering granite peaks of Torres del Paine National Park. Desi…

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La Lancha

Tikal, Guatemala

This luxury boutique hotel is perched above the shores of Lake Peten Itza in a spectacular rainforest setting, near Tikal in Guatemala. La Lancha is full of character and has a welcoming atm…

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Baita 1697

Italy, Italian Alps

Luxury ski chalet Baita 1697 is a beautiful lodge situated in the heart of an old hamlet at an altitude of 1600m, and is just a stone’s throw away from the alpine village of Sestriere. The…

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The Menjangan

Bali, Indonesia

This peaceful and secluded beachside retreat is found in the unspoiled Bali Barat National Park on the north west coast of Bali, in Indonesia. Set on a pristine white sand beach within 382 h…

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Singita Sasakwa Lodge

Serengeti, Tanzania

Perched on the Sasakwa Hill overlooking the vast wide plains of the Singita Grumeti Reserves, the extravagant Sasakwa Grumeti Lodge takes you back in time with its grand 1920s-inspired inter…

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Kurland

Garden Route, South Africa

Ambassador to the finer things in life, Kurland is the ideal family and honeymoon retreat along the Garden Route. Situated in the foothills of the Western Cape Mountains within a vast and be…

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Villa Surya Damai

Bali, Indonesia

Villa Surya Damai is a much loved family home which effortlessly blends colonial elegance with tropical ambiance and provides all the modern day comforts. This 5 bedroom villa is ideally pos…

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Ombak Luwung

Bali, Indonesia

Whisk yourself away to Ombak Luwung, a luxurious world-class resort exuding peace, privacy and Balinese beauty, located right on the mesmerizing Canggu Beach. Meaning “magnificent waves…

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Villa Maridadi

Bali, Indonesia

Enjoy the ultimate sunset panorama and fall asleep to a lullaby of waves at the family friendly Villa Maridadi, one of Bali’s few completely beachfront villas in Canggu. Surrounded by t…

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Cape Lodge

Australia, Western Australia

Sitting on its own secluded vineyard in the heart of the Margaret River Wine Country is one of Australia's finest luxury boutique hotels. Just a 3-hour drive from Perth, this is the ideal ba…

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Rawla Narlai

India, Rajasthan

Rawla Narlai, now a heritage hotel, is located in the heart of a typical Rajasthan village bustling with activity and bursting with color. Comfortable rooms with modern bathrooms blend wi…

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Raas Devigarh

India, Rajasthan

Raas Devigarh is housed in an incredibly romantic 18th-century palace in the village of Delwara, a 45 minute drive from Udaipur. It was, until the mid-20th century the royal residence of the…

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A Selection of Horse Riding Itineraries