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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 May 14, 2010
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Miami Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2010

We had seen pics of Tabacon prior to our trip but once there we realized that the pics didn't do it justice. If you are a nature lover you will fall in love with Tabacon. Located at the base of the Arenal volcano it has a privileged location. Fed by natural hot springs from the volcano, the resort has multiple... More

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Buenos Aires
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2010

I recently spent 3 days in Tabacon with my wife and 2 young children. We could not have had a better experience! My kids loved the gardens and hot springs, rooms were fantastic, and the staff could not be friendlier. I was impressed with their attention to my children, how friendly the whole group was, and how attentive everyone was,... More

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Menlo Park, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2010

It depends what you're looking for in a hotel whether you'll like this place or not. It aspires to be 4-5 star and it is lovely, but not quite there. The service at breakfast, if you don't go for the buffet, is horrid. Like many resorts, they're geared for you to serve yourself at the buffet and react slowly to... More

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Tel Aviv
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2010

I went with my husband, we had so much relax and fun. Rooms are very special, clean, the best bed ever! Very friendly staff. Food it’s great, most places in Costa Rica you pay for nothing, at Tabacon we enjoy every bite. I highly recommended, I’ve travel around the world and this is a very unique hotel

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2010

The location of Tabacon Resort is perfect. You have a view of the volcano, when it is visable, from several areas around the resort including both pool areas. It is still close to La Fortuna, so you can easily drive there for lunch, dinner, shoping or site seeing. We stayed in a garden view room, which was very nice, and... More

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2010

Great hotel, the room was large and had everything we needed for a wonderful getaway. The hot springs are the best I've ever been to. If you are planning on doing other activites (zip line, ATV, horseback riding) i would recommend not to go thru the hotel. The staff was not helpful with any planning and had no desire to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2010

The Tabacon was great. My wife and I spent the first three nights of our honeymoon at the Tabacon and it was everything we expected. We stayed in the basic Forest Room which was nice and had a great view. The hotel facilities are awesome and the hot springs were a perfect way to spend each evening. Overall, there's really... More

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2010

This is just a review of the hotel, as the hot springs and the spa are top notch in my opinion. The hotel it self has a nice layout and is very nice to look at. The food is very good but quite expensive and they import pretty much all of it, which kills the local flavor in my opinion.... More

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Boston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2010

This is considered the best hotel in the area by the locals. It was certainly overpriced but our stay here was great. Upon arrival we got cold towels and drinks and were given the keys to the room. The property is gated and has security so we felt very safe and comfortable. Parking was right next to our room so... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2010

We spent 2 nights in this wonderful hotel! We came in the hotel after a two and a half hour drive from San Jose and we were amazed by the beauty of the hot springs. The hot springs are amazing, especially in the evening! The breakfast buffet is fantastic and the tandoori menu in the restaurant as well! This is... 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

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