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Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort

4.5 of 5 Resort   |   13 Km Northwest la Fortuna de San Carlos | Arenal, Alajuela, Costa Rica, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our family enjoyed a two night stay at Tabacon. There were two grandparents, two parents a third adult and two young children. The whole stay exceeded our expectations and we all highly recommend Tabacaon to anyone traveling to Costa Rica and especially if you want to enjoy Arenal Hot Springs. On arrival we were treated exceptionally well and were offered... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

By far the most beautiful place that my family and I have ever stayed. The Tabacon is truly a magical place. From the meticulously appointed rooms and grounds to the exceptional service, everything was above and beyond our expectations. 15 minutes in the hot springs and I didn't have a worry in the world! Heaven on Earth!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for our honeymoon and would highly reccomend booking here. Very nice, clean, romantic rooms that have AC. Having access to the amazing hot springs made it even better! Best hot springs in the area.

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My best friend from college and had a reunion trip. We totally enjoyed our stay, the staff were welcoming, attentive and gracious, and the room was well appointed and comfortable." The truly unique aspect of this place is the thermal springs, which are incredibkt beautiful and relaxing, and the spa is also a special treat.

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Elkhorn, NE
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We got a free upgrade to a suite, so that made everything better! Hotel was very nice and very clean. Only complaint is everything is wet (either a swim suite from the hot springs or clothes from the rain) and there is not enough places to hang wet clothes! Food at the restaurants was pretty good, but expensive. We were... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here for three nights on a mother-daughter trip, we had a large junior suite with our own queen beds and a large 2 sink bathroom near the front desk. All the other reviews were spot on, they did loose power due to a lighting strike and we lost internet in our room for a day, but the lobby... More

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TabaconGuestService, Manager at Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort, responded to this review

Dear alex3485 Thank you for choosing Tabacon as your thermal resort during your mother and daughter trip. I am delighted to know that our service, delectable dining experiences and our relaxing thermal springs contributed to exceed your expectations during your vacation. Our staff is always happy to serve you and create memorable experiences during your visit, we are happy you... More

Crystal Lake, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We slept to the sound of rain falling. It was very peaceful. We awoke to the sight of lucious tropical plants and trees outside of the picture window. At times clouds would descend and partially obscure the view, adding to the feeling of remoteness and beauty. The entire staff was efficient and genuinely caring. We can't wait until we can... More

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TabaconGuestService, Manager at Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort, responded to this review

Hello Ron L Thank you for sharing your review! We’re always excited to know that our guest felt well taken care off and had a good time at our hotel located in a mystical setting surrounded by the rainforest for an unparalleled experience. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Cordially Yendry Espinoza Resort Manager More

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A week at the Tabacon will re-charge your batteries. There's a ton of resorts in Arenal & La Fortuna, but this was Top Class all the way. The service was heads and tails the best I've ever had. Little things like setting the table in our room when we ordered room service, checking in at 5 to see if we... More

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TabaconGuestService, Manager at Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort, responded to this review

Dear mai-ke_Texas On behalf of Tabacon team we would like to thank you for taking the time and share with us your review. Furthermore, our service is aimed to always be the best, guaranteeing the highest quality service to all guest. Our thermal resort features natural thermal pools, ponds and cascades to offer a relaxation experience that as you mention... More

Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at Tabacon when my husband's mother and husband were here visiting and had an amazing time. We had the Senator Suite and a junior suite booked, both absolutely amazing. The junior suite was all in white, had a huge jacuzzi bath, beautiful views into the jungle, huge TV, white sofas... While the Senator Suite was pretty much a... More

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Dear Linda N Thank you for your detailed review and for taking the time to share your family vacation experience with us. We are glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed your vacation, we were extremely honored to receive you as our guest at Tabacon. It is really nice to know you experienced our Senator Suite, this category... More

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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel was a real highlight of our trip to costa rica. Our room was lovely and spacious, the spa and hot springs were fantastic and so well kept. My husband and I had 2 spa treatments and we both said the therapists were the best ever! highly recommend adding a treatment to your stay. We dined both nights in... More

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TabaconGuestService, Manager at Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort, responded to this review

Dear gingernutla We are thankful for your comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay, our culinary options, our facilities and services as well as the hot springs are perfect to share magical moments with your husband in a completely natural and relaxing setting. We are happy you decided to experience our spa treatments rendered in open-air bungalow in the... More

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Address: 13 Km Northwest la Fortuna de San Carlos | Arenal, Alajuela, Costa Rica, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort 4.5*
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Also Known As:
Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Tabacon Grand Hotel Thermal
Tabacon Grand Resort Thermal
Tabacon Resort
Tabacon Hot Springs
Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park

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Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#3 Top resorts Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #5 Business Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #5 Luxury Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #7 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #13 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #17 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Nestled in the heart of the tropical rainforest at the base of the majestic Arenal Volcano in the northern Region of Costa Rica. This five-star carbon neutral resort offers a unique blend of nature, adventure and relaxation. A member of The Leading Hotels of the World, Tabacon provides luxurious accommodations, services and amenities in a picture-perfect natural setting. The resort's unique healing thermal mineral spring river emerge from the volcanic earth, cascading to form waterfalls, streams, tranquil pools and ponds. Explore Shangri-La Gardens an hotel guests and adults-only hideaway, delight your senses with world- class cuisine inspired by local fares or surprise that special person with a gala dinner in the middle of the rainforest. Inside the gardens is the resort's Grand Spa, member of The Leading Spas of the World which combines a beautiful location with a singular spa experience, where treatments are rendered in open air bungalows all of them with private jacuzzi. ... more   less 
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