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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 2 weeks ago
Cortezsailors Whaletown, Canada
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Whaletown, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are usually more rustic kind of folk but this place was well worth the extra monies. Booking the room with access to the springs was the best way we discovered. The busses of tourists are gone by 5 pm which leaves just the hotel guests 5 more hours to really enjoy the pools. The buffet dinner was great with... More

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

Dear Cortezsailors We appreciate your comments; it was an honor to receive you as our guests during your visit to Arenal. Tabacon is located in the heart of Costa Rican rainforest and our hot spring river emerges from the majestic Arenal Volcano forming cascades and natural pools that goes through the property by gravity forming pools, ponds and cascades all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Truly one of the best Hot Springs in La Fortuna, San Carlos. I went with my wife and the price for both was worth it. We got to choose our Lunch for a menu with several options and the a buffet dinner, both were amazings and I loved the food. You have to pay a bit extra or have your... More

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

Dear Robert B Thank you for sharing your experience with us and considering our resort as the best hot springs of La Fortuna. We firmly believe that every single detail is part of Tabacon experience. For a relaxing vacation we offer a unique location in the heart of the rainforest at the base of Arenal Volcano with our amazing hot... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here in spring of 2013. This place is amazing. I can't even put it into words. Expensive but heaven on earth. The hot springs are wonderful and the views of the volcano are just outstanding. My father passed away just 2 days into our stay and they worked with us to help us get back home and refunded us... More

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

Dear Jason R Thank you for taking the time and share your comments with us, we really appreciate it. We are pleased to know you were impressed with our unique natural setting and the healing properties of the hot springs. Thank you for considering our thermal resort as Heaven on Earth; we have been blessed with a unique setting. Please... More

Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed at this hotel and were very pleased with the hotel accommodations. The rooms were nice and spacious and well decorated. The hotel is strategically well located to the hot springs. Hotel guest have access to the hot spring with incurring a hefty entrance fee to the hot springs. The hotel provides a shuttle if you don't want... More

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

Dear RRodriguez1 We really appreciate your review, thank you for sharing your experience during your stay with us. Our main philosophy is to offer a memorable stay to all our guests and we are glad we met your expectations. The hot springs and the rainforest create a unique setting. We offer complimentary entrance to the thermal area to our hotel... More

Austin, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are well decorated, the beds are very comfortable, and all the rooms have a nice view, even if it's just a garden view. The restaurant Los Tucanes is excellent, both in service and food while the buffet at the hot springs is average. The main draw here is the beyond spectacular hot springs with a natural flowing hot... More

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

Dear Lamar G Thank you for your comments, we really appreciate it. We are pleased to know you were impressed with our unique natural setting and our hot spring river that emerge directly from Arenal Volcano forming pools and cascades of different temperatures and high mineral content. Our spa has been recognized as one of the top eco-spas in the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I spent 3 nights here, the first leg of our trip to Costa Rica which also included stops in Monteverde and Tamarindo. The rooms were clean, the hot springs were beautiful, the couples message was amazing, and the service was outstanding. My compaint about Tabacon is regarding the food. Breakfast is minimum of $20+ dollars, just for... More

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

Dear allisonm263 Thank you for your review, your comments are really important to us! Thank you for choosing us as your thermal resort during your visit to Arenal. We are glad to know you and your boyfriend have enjoyed our natural hot springs in the heart of the rainforest. We are happy to know you had a couple massage, that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tabacon is a wonderful hotel. We stayed here two nights. The room was beautiful and cleaned. The breakfast buffet is delicious. The spring is incredible; I advise you to go to exclusive part of the spring for hotel guests only. The service was great and always kind and they took care of us. Highly Recommended.

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

Dear Tommaso B Thank you for sharing your experience with us, we firmly believe that every single detail is part of Tabacon experience. For a relaxing vacation we offer a unique location in the heart of the rainforest at the base of Arenal Volcano with our amazing hot spring river. Shangri-La Gardens is our secluded and exclusive area for hotel... More

San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service, infraestructure, SPA and food. From my room and extraordinary view of the volcano. The Hotel is 5 minutes from the national park, a place a recommend to visit. The trails are well marked.

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

Hello Julio C Thank you for sharing your feedback with us, we really appreciate it. We are glad you had a memorable experience at Tabacon, exploring the beautiful surroundings such as the Arenal Volcano National Park is part of the adventure you might have during your visit. As you mentioned, extraordinary rainforest views as well as volcano views will be... More

Brooklyn, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where do I start? We are seasoned global travelers from NYC and I can truly say that our stay at Tabacon was one of the best stays ever. We are traveling with our two sons, ages 16 and 12, and had arranged for a suite. When we checked in, we were pleasantly informed that we had been upgraded into a... More

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

Dear tvbubbles We really appreciate your review, thank you for sharing your experience during your stay with us. We are glad you visited Arenal for your family vacation in Costa Rica, it was an honor to have you as our guest at Tabacón. We are happy to know you enjoyed the upgrade to one of our two bedroom suites specially... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved our stay at Tabacon Grand Spa and Thermal Resort: HOTEL: pro- The service here was impeccable. The hotel staff seemed happy to be there and went out of their way to be ambassadors for Costa Rica. Each person was a mini tour guide and shared their enthusiasm for the country, flora, fauna and Tabacon. This really made our... More

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

Dear CarolK512 We really appreciate your comments, thank you for your preference! Our staff is always there to provide the highest quality service and pay attention to every detail in order to create memorable experiences to our valuable guests. We are glad you enjoyed our thermal resort which in fact has been recognized as one of the best worldwide, thanks... 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
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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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