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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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Lake Forest, California
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5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing Hot Spring Resort in La Fortuna. Exceptional Service and grounds. Private adult only area with private bar and hot springs. Couples Spa Massage package was amazing. Would definitely visit the property again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We didn't stay at the hotel, but we did use the hot springs....and I'm really glad we did :) We almost didn't go in because of the $60 entrance fee, but I convinced my husband and off we went. The hot springs are AMAZING!!! The water is the perfect temperature and there are plenty of pools to choose from. There... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed one night on June 27, 2014. Outstanding service, responsive to needs/requests, and we had a great view of the volcano in the 300 building. Hot Springs are a nice respite from the drive from airport. No restaurant experience other than hot springs swim-up bar....which was simple and good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel staff very attentive. Had an excellent room 201, a one story building with sitting area and sliding doors to a beautiful garden. Rooms 203-206 have Arenal view when not cloudy. Gurarded entrance with very comfortable open-air lobby and 3 station computers with many relaxing chairs amid the incredible flowered landscape.Ever-ready shuttle bus to the thermals about 200 yards next... More

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

So this is star rating is a little off - I'll break it down below HOT SPRINGS = 5 stars Ummm, amazing. The whole place is brimming with natural hot spring rivers that pool in areas and you walk around dipping in and out of said pools as you wish. Some are natural (leaves, dirt etc) and some are clean,... More

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New Orleans, LA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I was skeptical given the poor reviews of Tabacon on this site, but I have no idea what people had to complain about. Our stay was perfect! We read that Tabacon is rated as one of the best hot springs in the world. I am convinced that it must be. You cannot even imagine how beautiful the springs are until... More

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

Dear lkn123 Thank you for choosing Tabacon during your visit to Costa Rica, we appreciate your review. Our aim is always to provide our guests a high quality service and create unforgettable memories during your stay. We firmly believe that every single detail is part of Tabacon experience. From the beautiful Costa Rican scenery, a warm welcome with the tropical... More

Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful resort. Great staff and enjoyed the thermal springs very much. The food was very good and the drinks. The hot springs is very romantic. Must try zip lining and white water rafting. Overall excellent vacation spot.

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

Dear Millie S Thank you for taking the time and share your feedback, we really appreciate it. We are pleased that you were able to explore more than 20 different thermal water cascades, pools and ponds with a high mineral content immerse in a natural location, providing a romantic and relaxing moment. As you mentioned Arenal area is also ideal... More

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118 reviews 118 reviews
37 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was excellent from the time we arrived. Because of an issue with the room we had reserved, i was upgraded to a better room. The service was alsways top notice. Good breakfasts. The pool and hot springs were great and not crowed. My granddaughter like the swim-up bar where she could order a smoothie like adults. Would recommend for... More

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

Hello bubba65 We appreciate your time for sharing your comments with us. We are glad to know you enjoyed the upgrade, you could notice we do our best to offer a memorable experience to our guests. At the resort you are able to explore more than 20 different cascades, pools and waterfalls all of them of natural thermal water with... More

Willington, Connecticut
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came with 12 family members and had only 1 reservation problem which was taken care of to our satisfaction. Rooms were spacious and comfortable and stocked with a great mini bar and wonderful room service. Restaurants on site pricey but being able to go to the springs any time was worth the extra cost. We included the breakfast with... More

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

Dear ladyfalcons We really appreciate your comments! We are extremely happy that you spent your family vacation at Costa Rica and decided to visit Tabacon. We are glad you enjoyed our buffet breakfast where lots of choices including traditional Costa Rican dishes are included. In regards to cuisine, we offer different options: buffet, a la carte, and special menus for... More

Galway, Ireland
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our honeymoon stay at this hotel. The staff were extremely professional, polite and friendly. The view from the room was spectacular when the clouds lifted and the access to the thermal hot springs was a fantastic resource with shuttles to and from the hotel. The food was very good at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Would highly recommend... More

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

Dear May0320142014 We appreciate your comments! Thank you for choosing Tabacon for such a memorable occasion in your life, congratulations on your wedding. We loved the fact that you enjoyed our thermal resort during your honeymoon, our staff is always working to offer world-class service to our valuable guests, it is really nice to know you experienced our restaurants and... 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 Luxury Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #5 Business Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #7 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #16 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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