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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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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Fremont, California, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Quite big and lots of pools to choose from with a lot of waterfalls. Overall a very nice property. It has a pretty good buffet to eat lunch/dinner as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

This place is absolutly amazing. So beautifullllllll. Expensive but amazing. i can live in that resort.

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Draper, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

i stayed her about 10 years ago on my first trip to costa rica. It is very pricey but you get what you pay for! It was worth the money and you wont want to leave

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

It was a great experience. It was nice to sit out in the rain and still feel good.The higher up you so it seems like the hotter the water. My children 4 and 6 loved the hot springs. The grounds were very nice. The pool didn't have life vest or pool toys for the children that's something they should look... More

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Beverley Uk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Spent an afternoon and evening here, very relaxing, it was busy when we were there but there are so many areas, you can find somewhere quiet to chill out. We ate at the buffet afterwards, and the food was great, plenty to chose from and very tasty. Well worth a visit.

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Rochester, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Ew. We were excited for this part of our honeymoon. That lasted about 30 seconds into the door at Tabacon as we arrived for an evening of hot springs and dinner. We changed amongst hundreds of other tourists and walked around to sit in lukewarm, dark pools with a)families with kids and b)couples making out. It gave me the heebie... More

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

We came here for a full day and took a package with two meals. It lucked out with a sunny day as it was during rainy season and we paid our fees and were given a badge that we would need to give to a towel person who will give us towels and would give us back out badges when... More

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Banff National Park, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

This place is very beautiful! ..Imagine the biblical Garden of Eden.. It is also VERY large, with different areas, so I don't remember it being overcrowded. I took a short trip to Costa Rica with a friend in early/mid-December; we ended up choosing Tabacon out of the many other/possibly cheaper hot springs options in the area. It was WELL worth... More

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New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We traveled to Tabacon with our children (9 and 8 years old). We loved every minute of the hot springs. The kids loved exploring the different pools and spotting the wildlife on property. The swim up bar in the main pool is a bonus.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We visited the hot springs at night - from 6pm till 8pm - taking advantage of the resort special. There were quite a lot of people who had the same idea we did! Although we had reserved, we had to wait in queue to get our towell ticket and our locker key. Once past a few hurdles of registration, we... More

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

Dear Tour_du_monde000 Thank you for your review, we are glad you chose Tabacon as your thermal destination in Arenal. Taking advantage of our Night Pass option is the perfect way to enjoy relaxation after a day of adventure. Our natural hot springs surrounded by the rainforest is a unique experience and we are happy you enjoyed it. We also have... More

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