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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Delphos
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The staff was friendly and attentive to our every need. The hot springs are breathtaking and our room was large and comfortable. This would make the perfect place for a honeymoon or lover's getaway. We can't wait to return.

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

Dear JanMil We really appreciate your review, we are glad you choose us as your Thermal Resort. Our natural hot springs are consider one of the best worldwide since it is a river that emerges naturally from the volcanic Earth to offer a relaxing experience. We are glad you enjoyed your room and our facilities. Our aim is to create... More

Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome resort, super friendly staff. El Arenal area is amazing... they make the best out of the rainforests. Great for the family. Volcano, natural hot water pools, rafting, canyoning, canopy, etc. BTW You should not miss the canopy tours... they are worth every penny. Gran hotel, súper amigables. Atracciones para toda la familia. Tirolesas de hasta 750 metros con velocidades... More

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

Hola jagarciaq Thank you for sharing your feedback with us, we really appreciate it. We are glad to know you had a great time at Tabacon, we are glad to know you enjoyed to explore the beautiful surroundings, Arenal is a beautiful area with lots of attractions that you are able to visit during your stay with us. We appreciate... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Service is fantastic, and the amenities are incredible. Love this place! The hot springs are incredible. A seemingly unending series of pools in a beautiful setting with a variety of water temperatures. The room was lovely, as was the view. The service and tours through the tour desk (Jacamar) were incredible as well. The spa services were heavenly as well!

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

Hello Kara L We really appreciate your review. Tabacon’s main philosophy is to offer a memorable experience to all our guests and we are glad to know we met your expectations, the hot springs and the rainforest make our resort a unique place to relax. At the thermal area there are more than 20 different pools, ponds and cascades all... More

Dayville, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our party of 12 stayed at Tabacon and were greeted warmly and with refreshments! Front desk was very friendly and, even with a mixup in our room setup, made things right quickly with apologies for the inconvenience. The rooms are spacious, clean, bedding very comfortable and while the windows do open, we were happy to have the AC as we... More

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

Dear mrsaj15 Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us, we are glad that you and your party of 12 had the opportunity to travel to Costa Rica, it was an honor to receive you as our guest. We constantly renew our services to offer new and memorable experience to our valued guests, from a tropical... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am going to start this review by stating that I am a member of the paid for Leader's Club of Leading Hotels of the World. If staying in 5 star properties is your bag, as it is mine, this paid for membership is an excellent value and having this greatly enhanced my stay. Our room was upgraded to a... More

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

Dear shendrix Thank you so much for your appraisal, it is very rewarding be informed about the pleasant experience you enjoyed during your stay with us. As a member of The Leading Hotels and The Leading Spas of the World it was an honor to receive you as our guest. Tabacon is meant to be an experience to be cherished... More

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at Tabacon is amazing. They should be giving classes in how to model customer service. They were pleasant, polite, and very knowledgeable about their hotel, the hot springs, and things to do in the area. It is about a 3 hour drive from San Jose. As other reviewers have said, the food is expensive, but it is also... More

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

Dear BeckieF7 Thank you for sharing your comments with us, we really appreciated your preference and your detail review. Tabacon offers more than 20 different natural pools, waterfalls and ponds with different ambiences, so our guests are able to decide if they stay in a tranquil pool or enjoy a natural massage in our main waterfall, as you mentioned what... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recommend to anyone of any age. The hotel breakfast delish. Beautiful pool and easy to just jump in after breakfast. Views amaZing. Loved the sky trek zip line and the hot springs both day and night. It was a great cool escape from Houston's summer heat

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

Dear Shannonkeelwr Thank you for your review, we are extremely happy that you spend your vacation in 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. The room rate include free entrance to the award winning thermal area during your stay and we... More

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful place. We were upgraded to a suite without even asking and the room was fit for a king. The hot springs are amazing. Greivin at the front desk made certain that every detail of our stay was exceptional. While my wife and daughters were getting pampered at the spa, my son and I went waterfall rappelling with... More

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

Dear NormanCohen Thank you for your review and for choosing Tabacon as your thermal resort for your family vacation. We are glad you enjoyed the room upgrade, we do our best to offer a pleasant experience to our guests and exceed your expectations. We are really happy that your wife and daughters had the opportunity to enjoy our Spa Experience... More

Pasadena, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed one night on June 27 on our way to San Jose airport. For a five star $600 hotel room it did not meet the qualities: large stain over three feet on couch, internet on mini laptop built in on its desk was not working, the toilet was not securely grounded but loose. Front desk personnel lacks the Tico... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and two children stayed here for three nights before we headed over to the beach for four days. So I am a bit of a germaphobe and I'm very picky about where I stay. I always want a five star experience for a four star price. I didn't get that here but the resort is nice and clean.... More

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

Dear Ian G Thank you for taking the time and share your review with us, we really appreciate it. We are glad you enjoyed the hot springs, that are recognized as one of the best thermal experiences worldwide, as you mentioned we are the only natural and real hot springs because the thermal river emerges from the volcanic Earth offering... 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 #14 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #18 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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