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Address: 5km west of La Fortuna, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 24791395
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Pleasantly wonderful on your body and your wallet

Living in Costa Rica I knew there had to be a "hot springs for locals". This is it! They have cold water pools with fun slides for the kids and different temp thermal pools to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Living in Costa Rica I knew there had to be a "hot springs for locals". This is it! They have cold water pools with fun slides for the kids and different temp thermal pools to relax your tired muscles. Each rancho has a grill and a security box for your stuff. At $12 for adults and $6 for kids/seniors there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This is where the locals go. Bring a picnic! Spend the day, simple, clean and FABULOUS, without the gift shop!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Everything here was very well organized and quite a bit cheaper than the big name hot springs, well laid out and security was not a problem

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Before arriving in La Fortuna we researched Hot Springs and knew about the main ones: Baldi, The Springs, etc and only learned about Termales when we arrived. We have 17 month old twins and weren't sure if this was appropriate for them but at $8/person we thought it worth the risk and are SO happy we did. It had a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This is where the locals go. It had covered picnic tables, with cooking areas, & a box to lock up up your valuables. There were several pools of different temperatures, nice play areas with water slides. The food was tasty.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Very crowded and not very "natural" looking. Luckily it was only $12 US per person so we didn't feel bad leaving after only an hour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

As seniors we had a reduced entry fee of 3000 colones and had not expected very much but what you get is a good waterpark with a large pool and slide, but also about 16 hot pools of varying temperature. On admission you are given a number and a key to an allocated wooden gazebo complete with a lockable cabinet,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

$8-10 taxi ride from la fortuna. Then 12$/adult and $6/child. Beautiful landscaping and probably 20 pools of various shapes! We tested the temperatures of all and all were different! The hottest is past the bathrooms and to the right! When you get too hot, walk 1 minute to a super fast slide into a cooler pool! The other side of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We went at night meaning that it g Firstly didn't interfere with any of our daytime activities, Secondly meant we could relax and recover from them, and thirdly didn't need to worry about getting sunburnt. Perfect place open til 9pm.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is truly a hidden, very affordable and very nice place! Los Laureles may not have all teh rainforest or the party-like sounds of others, but its clean, nice, and has several pools to enjoy different temperatures and experiences. Definitely a place to recommend!

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