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Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort

4.5 of 5 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The property itself including the pool area, restaurants, & grounds were very lovely. The Tabacon Suite #606 was enormous! It was nicely decorated, tiled floor, amazing shower and bathroom though no terrace or balcony and not much of a view. The buffet breakfast was excellent. The staff was attentive and helpful. Complimentary coffee is served in the lobby each morning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Yes there are many thermal spots in Arenal. However there is only one luxurious place!!!! Yes, it's expensive but the per night rate includes entry to unlimited visits per day per person. Be sure to reserve a Rain Forest suite!!!! Off away from main building. There is a private area with numerous pools, including bar service, for only guests staying... More 

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Playa potreero
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had the most spectacular time at Tabacon, the service was truely amazing , they make you feel so important . We ate dinner at the restaurant and it was great, being from Alberta we know our beef we each had a steak and it was great. We live most of our months in Costa Rica and as a rule... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed 4 nights in Tabacon, service was great, ambience was fantastic, and thermal water was soothing. Breakfast buffet was excellent but dinner buffet was just OK. Concierge was also very helpful in arranging activities. Highly recommend it.

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montclair, nj
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

In short, I was not nearly as happy with my stay at Tabacon as the plethora of reviews would have your believe. This is NOT and I repeat NOT.....NOT a 5 star facility.....not even close. This was the biggest let down actually; it's a 3+ star at best. The grounds are small, narrow, dense and uninspired. The facility is tired..it's... More 

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Lake of Bays, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The last time we were here was 3 years ago and we have noted wonderful improvement in the thermal pools. If you are staying at the hotel, not only do you have access to the Spa before it is open to the public, but the upper area (Shangri-la) has been redesigned with beautiful lounge areas and thermal pools and is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Good hotel. Rooms are big but plain for a 5 star. Not luxury, but adequate. View from room(401) was not exciting but merely some foliage blocking a fence around parking lot. Included breakfast was excellent -nice buffet with eggs to order. Great fruit bar. The hot springs saves the overall experience. Beautiful grounds, rain forest(with lots of rain) but kind... More 

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at Tabacon for our honeymoon during the first week of December. From the moment we pulled up to the resort, we knew we were in excellent hands. As soon as we stepped out of our rental car, which the staff unloaded and parked, we were greeted with delicious tropical fruit juice drinks. We were upgraded... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Tabacón Grand Spa is the perfect resort for rest and relaxation. The resort is beautiful and the staff is friendly and helpful; however, the restaurants and room service are mediocre at best. Most of the resort closes by 10pm so, be prepared! Otherwise, everything was spectacular! Tabacón was phenomenal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was probably our favorite stop on our honeymoon. Yes the hotel is larger than the other resorts we stayed at, but they still make you feel like there are only a few people staying there. Not to mention they upgraded us to a honeymoon suite for a reduced cost. My wife LOVED the hot springs and after our days... 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*
Number of rooms: 102
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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
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#4 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
#11 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#16 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos

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