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Tabacon Hot Springs

at Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
+506 2519 1999
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Type: Hot Springs/ Geysers, Spas
Owner description: In the Costa Rican´s rainforest heart Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort is a true tropical paradise of nature, adventure and relaxation. The resort´s... more » Owner description: In the Costa Rican´s rainforest heart Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort is a true tropical paradise of nature, adventure and relaxation. The resort´s unique thermal mineral springs emerge directly from the majestic Arenal Volcano, cascading to form waterfalls and tranquil pools and ponds. « less
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Modiin, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Well, this place is awesome! Magnificent pools with hot springs water including a pool with a pool-bar, children's pool and so many places you can find privacy even when it's crowded. I only gave it 4 stars because the dinner is not so great, but at $10 it's good value

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Falls Church, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

We stayed at the Tabacon hotel, so entrance to the hot springs was included. We all loved wandering through the area, "sampling" the experiences in the various pools and waterfalls. The swimming pool area was reasonably warm but not overly so. We enjoyed the swim up bar and the slide. The food in the restaurant was ok but not outstanding.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

We purchased the evening package that included dinner. The hot springs were beautiful and a unique experience. We were able to wander from area to area and experience different temperatures of water and experiences. There were waterfalls where we could sit under the water, places to climb and wander as well as small areas tucked away in the rocks and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

We bought the evening pass (6-10pm) that included dinner. The springs were nice but there were way too many kids running around. It kind of ruined the relaxing atmosphere for us. It would definitely be more scenic during the day but I think i'd be way too hot to go in the water during the day! They do have a... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We really enjoy Tabacon Hot Springs. It"s the best place to relax in hot springs! There are many places to be quiet

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TabaconGuestService, Manager at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hi aiknam, We are grateful for your comment and your visit. We are glad you relax at Tabacón, our resort has more than 20 different pools and cascades where you can find a secluded spot for total relaxation. We would love to receive you again at Tabacon. Kindest regards Yendry Espinoza Resort Manager More

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I booked a day pass along with the volcanic ash massage and dinner. When I arrived I was whisked away to the most luxurious spa adventures I'd ever experienced. Prior to my arrival, I had gone horseback-riding in the rain forest, and was really looking forward to some relaxation. I was not disappointed! When it's time for your massage, you're... More

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TabaconGuestService, Manager at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this review

Dear Kejaad, We appreciate your comments. We are glad that you took advantage of our Day Spa Package, that features an amazing setting, the Grand Spa relaxation area, your spa experience in a private open air bungalow, our thermal springs, the rainforest, and a delicious dinner. We also offer special hotel packages including spa coupons and some meals as well... More

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This felt really good after a hike around the volcanoe. The bar in the springs is fun, the food is average.

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TabaconGuestService, Manager at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this review

Dear dpnsue, Thank you for sharing your comment, we appreciate it. We are glad to know you had a great and relaxing time at Tabacon, after the hike you took to explore the beautiful surroundings of Arenal volcano. It will be an honor to receive you as our guest in the near future, Best regards Yendry Espinoza Resort Manager More

Teaneck, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Beautiful. Looks like a movie set. Cascading waterfalls and wading areas of warm, soothing water. Great view of the Arenal Volcano. Loved the walk up to Shangrila. Is a must see.

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TabaconGuestService, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this review

Dear gbdbrx, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us, we really appreciate it. We are glad to know you had a great time at Tabacon. Shangri-La Gardens is a secluded area in the upper part of the property where you can live the most relaxing and romantic experience exclusive for our hotel guests. We would love to receive you... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

went there for a whole day, literally. Got there at 9am and left at 19pm... we left because we were tired hahahahaha so much relaxation makes you sleepy. prebooked a whole day with lunch and dinner included ($90 each) and it was amazing. a la carte menu for lunch with lots of options (even vegan) and dinner was a maaaaaaaaassive... More

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TabaconGuestService, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this review

Dear Josh M We appreciate your comments and we are glad you experienced a Full Day Pass at Tabacon! We are pleased you enjoyed relaxation in the heart of the rainforest, exploring more than 20 hot springs pools and cascades where you can just sit or also receive a water massage in our main waterfall. At Ave del Paraíso we... More

New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Based upon what we have read, heard, and then finally experienced first hand, Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort is likely your best hot springs resort choice in the Arenal - La Fortuna area. We enjoyed dinner, a poolside couples massage treatment, and of course, the thermal springs. Do ensure that you allow yourself sufficient time to experience the Tabacon Resort... More

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TabaconGuestService, Manager at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hello rpm25 Thank you for sharing your review with us! We are glad to know you enjoyed your visit to our thermal resort. We were blessed with a marvelous setting for total relaxation, the tropical rainforest and our unique hot spring river that emerge naturally from the majestic Arenal Volcano creates a magical ambience. Our Day Spa Package is ideal... More

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