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Baldi Hot Springs

La Fortuna de San Carlos, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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Type: Hot Springs/ Geysers, Wellness & Spas
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Golden, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

We really liked the numerous hot pools and swim up bars you can try. Go in the evening after dinner to avoid the crowds. There is a onsite restaurant you can eat at as well. Great after a day of hiking around Arenal.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

If you want the hot springs resort experience without paying the expensive nightly rate, Baldi is the way to go. You can spend an entire day at Baldi and still not experience all the facilities. I stayed for about 6 hours and could not have been more relaxed. There is a hot spring for every mood, and with the confusing... More

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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We visited Baldi Hot Springs during the second part of the Arenal Volcano excursion. I am so glad that Anyway Costa Rica recommended this excursion. Visiting the hot springs was an excellent way to end the day after hiking around the Arenal Volcano and rainforest.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

It's perfect for old people or with some with a kid as basically what you can do it there besides laying in a hot water is eating. However well build;)

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I had never been to a hot springs before so wasn't sure what to expect. The pools are beautiful and a treat for any age. There is a water slide, a cave straight out of the Flintstones, a large pool with marble seats, a swim up bar, and a large screen television. It had a domed tarp roof to keep... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Us: A 30-something couple for Los Angeles. We are traveling for three weeks and have a budget of $100-150 per day. It's rainy season, and it was cloudy and overcast the whole day we were there, which was perfect. On a hot sunny day, hot springs might be overkill. It wasn't too crowded, but I could see how if it... More

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Bring a camera, it's beautiful and HUGE!! *They have lockers. The swim up bars were my favorite part. Just remember to take breaks so you don't overheat ;)

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Loved the atmosphere the included dinner - did not like that you have to rent towels but it is understandable

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brooklyn, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Get your tickets from the massage place across from the park in the center of La Fortuna. We were told lunch and dinner were the same (a buffet) - turned out during slower times lunch is a la carte - it was not impressive. Would have been far better to leave and come back for dinner. Lockers are small and... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We don't often frequent hot springs but it's the thing to do in La Fortuna, so off we went. I rated it average based on the degree of satisfaction I got. For all I know it could be the best thermal springs in the world. Baldi is about 10 minute drive out of town. It is a large complex of... More

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