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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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Kansas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

My family of five stayed at The Springs for 2 nights in March 2013. We all wanted to stay longer and would return in a heartbeat. The resort is beautiful and serene. From nearly every location you have a gorgeous view of the Arenal Volcano. The many pools are wonderful. My kids (ages 14, 12 and 9) also loved the... More 

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Alabama
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

The Springs resort is difficult to review because it presents a real conflict. On the one hand, we were put off by the atmosphere, which makes you think you’re at the Polynesian resort at Disneyworld. There is no authentic Costa Rican flavor here -- it is totally Americanized. Even the signs around the resort are exclusviely in English. On the... More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013 via mobile

Our week at The Springs one of the most amazing weeks of our lives! I simply can't say enough about this place in one review!! The rooms were stunningly beautiful, each having a spectacular view of the volcano. They were late with a wonderful bathroom, all travertine. Huge shower & bathtub. Every detail was thought of! The restaurants & meals... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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24 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

I am currently staying at the resort from March 24-27 with my wife and 2 daughters. This is a jaw-dropping, beautiful, one-of-a-kind property. I have stayed at top resorts all over the world to compare it to -- Bali, Amalfi, Phuket, you name it. This wins hands down. The property is laid out so not matter where you are you... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

A great experience for our family (2 adults and a 9 year old). We stayed for 3 nights and it was the perfect length. The staff is spot on. We booked several activities in advance through the resort, and they all were top notch.. The numerous hot springs are great, and our son loved the waterside. Our activities included zip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

When we decided to get married in Costa Rica, we had a difficult time deciding what type of wedding we wanted; beach or rainforest. The first area we stayed in Costa Rica 3 years ago was the Arenal area, so the area had a special place in our heart and hence we made our decision to get married in Arenal.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

My husband, myself and 13 year old son stayed at The Springs Mar 14-18. It is quite an adventure to get here, but so worth it. The staff was friendly, efficient & courteous from our check in to our meal servers to house keeping. Our room was the Alta Vista room on the second floor and the scenery was breath... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

We stayed 3 nights with our adult sons. We did not want to leave . The staff was incredible. Our rooms had a beautiful view of the volcano,they were large and the beds were very comfortable. We went kayaking , zip lining, rode atvs and, enjoyed the various hot springs. The animal preserve was incredible. Our guide Jorge was great.... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Hands down the best resort in CR!!! So much nature and beautiful things to do and see, The Hot springs are so soothing and relaxing, a must do, as well the wildcats refugee is so exciting and not to mention the tubing adventure through the water rapids, simple awesome!!! A deff must visit!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

The Springs was an experience of a lifetime. When we needed help, there was someone to help us, but staff were careful to let us experience the seclusion of the resort. There is an incredible feeling of peacefulness, exclusivity, and luxury. The natural fed hot springs were amazing too! We stayed in the honeymoon suite where we were able to... More 

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