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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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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012 via mobile

I did not stay in the hotel, but I did visit the springs & ate at the buffet. The water was nice but as noted in some of the other reviews, the pools are plastic (fiberglass?) and felt a bit prefab. The whole place felt like it was trying too hard to be over-the-top luxurious. This may be a question... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

This resort is so breathtakingly beautiful. The hot spring pools are incredible and the views are outstanding when the weather cooperates. It does rain and the clouds are low but the resort still has a magical vibe. The road back to the resort is dirt, rocky and typical of Costa Rica but worth the short trek to this oasis.

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colorado
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

My husband, 9 year old son and I just got back from the Springs Resort and absolutely loved it. It is a great place for families. They have several neat hot spring pools tucked into the jungle hill. They have a great water slide-very well done-just tucked right into the jungle. Our son loved the water slide, the game room... More 

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Tampa FL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

The service is not very not good. However the view and hot springs are amazing. We went tubing and it was fun but disorganized and felt rushed. The shuttle service to the tubing did not run well.

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Los Gatos
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

My wife and I plus another couple stayed for 3 nites in March 2012. The rooms are excellent and so are the views. Do not get a room number beginning with "1" - you feel like you are in the basement. Views would be spectacular if the volcano were erupting. The food is mediocre. The food service is disorganized and... More 

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Sunrise, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

The Springs is a lovely resort. The staff was great, always helpful and very polite. The hot springs are wonderful. The food was not so great but it was eatable. The weather also played tricks on us but that's what you can expect in Costa Rica. I liked the idea that there are only 44 rooms at the springs resort.... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

We had the most amazing time a The Springs in early March 2012. We were wow'd from the moment we walked in. The private tour of the property upon check in, the welcome drink we received as we came upon the bar, and the gorgeous room were all things that made us know right away that we picked a great... More 

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Waterford, Michigan, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

WOW...my husband and I just returned from our vacation in Costa Rica. The Springs Resort is the best!!!!! Absolutely Awesome Hotel!!! We loved it. All of the staff was great especially Donald Ulate at the Peridido Springs Bar! We can't wait to go back!!!!! It is absolutely a 5 star resort and was surprised at the prices considering it being... More 

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Colts Neck, New Jersey
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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

we were hesitant to not go to a beach destination, but the Springs is amazing. I also read mixed reviews but i have no clue what these people were talking about. The rooms were beautiful ( alta vista), hummingbirds all over the place everyday. The staff cant be beat, they are all great, Donald that was our bar tender by... More 

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St. Louis
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

We stayed here for 3 nights in March, 2012. Very nice, good food, in-pool bar, howler monkeys waking you up at 6am. Very posh.

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