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The Springs Resort and Spa

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Near Montana de Fuego, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location is amazing, off the main road, tucked away in the forest with perfect views of Arenal. The resort itself is beautiful, the rooms are large and luxurious and beds are super comfortable. The staff are very attentive and friendly. We only had a short stay due to other commitments but, we would definitely return here and recommend it to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow!! Where to start?!? Probably one of the best all around resorts we have been to! We will be back!! Let's start with the property - cut into a hill-side about 3.5 kilometers off the main road to La Fortuna. Fabulous views of Arneal. A series of interconnected pools and hot springs down the hill with fabulous landscaping. Very open... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to The Springs to use the eco termales, and wish we had stayed here instead of the Observatory Lodge. This place is gorgeous! Yes, it's a little out of the way and up a dirt road, but the setting is lovely -- and we only saw it at night. The Springs themselves are wonderful -- very private, not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently spent two nights as a family at the Springs. This was the third stop on our trip. The Springs is an over-the-top kind of place, in my view. In order of what struck us, the views of Arenal are over-the-top, the service is more or less consistently over-the-top, the Club Rio activities are great and family friendly, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Springs resort for the first 3 nights of our 10 night honeymoon and couldn't have had a better time! Our only regret it we didn't stay there the whole time! The staff is incredible and so are the dinners. The views of the volcano are second to none, and with only 47 rooms you feel as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved our trip to Costa Rica and the springs resort. My husband and I took out 13 year old teenager for 6 nights. The staff at the Springs was always accommodating and friendly. Pura Vida! Tours at the springs resort - tubing is a blast - wear closed toe shoes - prepare to get soaked. This is a lot... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a pretty remarkable property. We arrived on a day when you couldn't see fifty feet in front of the hotel, given the rain and fog, but each day improved until we could just see the top of the volcano on our departure (see picture). We ended our trip here and, after many excursions in other locations, were happy... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not sure we have been to a better family hotel/resort. Safe and clean. Nice game room for our three sons. They rate it excellent. Room was a great value. Very clean everywhere. Hot springs and mineral pools were fantastic. The views was out of this world!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I typically stay at 5-star hotels, and this is the best overall resort I've stayed at! We stayed there for two nights during a 9-day vacation. The service was outstanding, and the rooms were very clean and comfortable. We traveled with our two children, ages 14 and 16, and they didn't want to leave. I highly recommend visiting the animal... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an outstanding, luxurious hotel/resort for general R&R but most guests probably use it as a home-base for eco-touristic activities in the area, such as white water rafting, treking, etc. (These are offered by independent companies which will pick you up and bring you back, but be prepared for one to two hour drives to the various activities.)There are... More 

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