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Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort

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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
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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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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was so excited to visit the Tabacon Resort. The pictures sold me on where our next vacation spot would be. I booked the trip and we were off. We arrived in the afternoon and was greeted with a lovely beverage then told that our room had been upgraded. We arrived at our room at it was beautiful. Excellent choice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our second time in Arenal. Last time we were here, we were brought to the Tabacon in conjunction with a volcano tour. I was so blown away by the hot springs that I told my husband that I didn't care how much it cost, we were staying here next time we were in Costa Rica. The only negative... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were told about this place by other couples who had been there, and it did not disappoint. It's truly luxurious, the most luxurious of the three places we stayed in Costa Rica. The staff was very solicitous--and the only problem they had was that the power went off early one morning. It was restored fairly quickly, though.

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place was AMAZING!!!! Jessica at check-in was wonderful and helpful. We had the honeymoon suite. Looked back at Arenal. Gorgeous! We had Champagne and fruit in our room! Did the romantic whispers package. The idyllic massage is UNBELEIVABLE! I had Leslie and my husband had Carolina-they were fabulous. I never fall asleep for a massage, but did this time!... More 

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STEUBENVILLE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Tabacon hot springs is one of my favorite places in the world! What an amazing experience to sit at swim up pool bar and stare up at an active volcano! The landscaping and paths that wonder from hot spring to hot spring are something other-worldly! It truly feels like you're immersed in the jungle, while spa treatments and fine dining... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This resort is often part of the Arenal volcano viewing package. Our excursion here was through Nexus Tours. I must say the 18 natural Hot Springs were absolutely magical. The resort has a beautiful maze of rapids, hidden pools, and falls. The staff was extremely friendly, the showers were clean, and the food was great! You can get a towel... More 

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Greenwood, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed here on 11 May for one night. It is the most magical place in the world. I'd seen hot springs in New Zealand and in Japan but these are like something straight out of a movie. The rooms were lovely, gorgeous bathroom and the grounds spectacular. Stay for at least two or three nights.

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London, United Kingdom
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were quite disappointed for being in a leading hotel of the world which felt like an average mass village The hot springs included in the rate just balance a bit more the experience The room were big but without style or flare. The hotel personnel was in average quite rude and pretentious. The restaurant next to the swimming pool... More 

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Liberia, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family and I spend a night on this resort and the service from the staff is awesome from the begin to the end, we have visited other hot spring in the country but the hot spring here are unmatched, the rooms where we stayed has gorgeous view of the volcano and you can walk to the hot spring, however... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you are traveling in the LaFortuna area near Arenal Costa Rica, there are a ton of places to stay, but I cannot fathom any place better than Tabacon Resort. With a thermal pools included, it has to be one of the best values. The thermal pools are a water park that is undescribably fantastic once the sun goes down.... More 

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