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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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Columbus, Ohio, United States
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 NEW

If you have 2 or more hours free- this is a MUST. The pictures are all true, this is a paradise spot on the side of Arenal Volcano. You can't even dream up a place like this. You can soak in the warm waters (water shoes are recommended) or sit under a waterfall or grab a lounge chair and soak... More

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Tampa, FL
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

We purchased day passes and loved the time we had. Dinner was great. Take a water camera for the best shots. Drinks were a bit on the high priced side. But a great time to soak and enjoy the beauty of Arenal Volcano in the background.

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San Diego, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

I could not have dreamed that this place could be so cool! I loved every thing about it and went into every single pool. There is a hide a way and pool for type for every person. Quiet, serene, wonderful.

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

Hi d h, We are grateful for your comment. We are glad to know you enjoyed your time at the hot springs in the heart of the rainforest. Our award winning resort offers more than 20 different pools and waterfalls where as you mention our guests can find a secluded spot to enjoy relaxation. We would love to receive you... More

Ramat Gan, Israel
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

Every thing was great. we were there in the evning. The atmospher was mistic. we were in the hot water for a couple of hours. Dinner was delicious. we also had a drink at the bar, the barman was a pro.

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

Dear ORLY D, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback, we are glad that you had the opportunity to travel to Costa Rica and visit Tabacon. Our thermal springs give our guests the opportunity to live the most relaxing experience resting in the misticism of the rainforest! We are pleased that you enjoyed your buffet dinner which... More

Decatur, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

This is a must see if you are coming to the area. Beautiful and relaxing! My husband and I want to come back and stay at their hotel! No words can describe the beauty of this place.

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

Dear Winelover1967, Thank you for your valuable comments, we firmly believe that every single detail is part of Tabacon experience. It will be an honor to receive you at the hotel as our guest, please notice that the entrance to the hot springs are included in our room rate so you will have the opportunity to explore this natural resort... More

London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

We went to Tabacon Hot Springs as part of our 4 in 1 tour arranged by Anywhere Costa Rica. This was the 4th activities and we got there around 4:30 pm, and left around 9 pm. That was plenty of time to enjoy everything. The entrance ticket for this was the most expensive but we were told that this is... More

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

Dear ctedjopranoto, Your comments are very much appreciated. We are glad you enjoyed our property, our aim is to provide world-class service to our beloved guests. Tabacon has a beautiful natural setting where the rainforest and the natural hot springs and lush gardens offer the perfect complement for a unique experience. For Day Pass visitors we offer several special deals... More

Alexandria, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

My husband and I visted Tabacon in 1999, and returned this year with our 4 kids. It is almost like I remembered -- many pools to choose from, privacy (or not), swim up bar, relaxing environment. We stopped after a day of white water rafting so it was a nice relaxing end to the day. It wasn't too crowded from... More

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

Dear EMM22308, Thank you so much for your appraisal. We are sincerely grateful for your review. We are glad you decided to visit our completely natural resort again during your stay in Costa Rica to enjoy the hot springs and the stunning grounds as well as the facilities after an adventurous day with your family. It is really nice to... More

Naples, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Beautiful grounds, many pools with different temperatures, including a "cool" pool for the occasional needed cool-off. One thermal pool has a slide for the kids. Make sure to wear your water shoes, as some of the pools have a bottom of volcanic rock.

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

Hello cindyp212, We are thankful for your comments. We are glad to hear that you experienced a memorable day at Tabacon and that you loved to explore the different pools and waterfalls. Our water slide is a nice touch for a little bit of fun while you experience the main thermal water pool. Our thermal springs are in a completely... More

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

This hot springs complex is a man made paradise at the foot of the Arenal volcano. The water is truly from a natural hot springs, but the layout of this attraction is no less than breathtaking! There are many, many options to choose from to meet you soaking needs. There is a large locker and shower area to stow any... More

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

Dear Melissa J, We really appreciate your comments. We are glad you enjoyed our completely natural thermal mineral springs resort, where our guest are able to discover more than 20 different pools, ponds and cascades for a relaxing experience. We offer different Day Pass options to our guest where they are able to combine different schedules and services depending on... More

Ardsley, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

We went there on the advice of our travel agency, Bill Beards Costa Rica. We combined it with a volcano nature walk (Pablo was our guide) and loved the whole experience. There are about 12 different hot pools but we especially liked the large pool with the wet bar. The meal is a buffet with lots of options, including vegetarian.

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

Hello amezey, Thank you for your feeback. We are happy to know that you spent a relaxing time at our resort after a volcano walk, our resort features more than 20 pools and cascades where you can find your spot for total relaxation. We would love to receive you again soon! Regards! Yendry Espinoza Resort Manager More

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