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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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New York City, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2011

Resorts are not my first vacation choice because I stay in (too many) large hotels during business trips. This one is the best managed hotel I've experienced, combined with perfect rooms, thermals, jungle and a volcano it's a hard to match luxury experience. Given the price levels we experienced elsewhere in Costa Rica it's actually a very good value. Food... More 

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

Dear Stefanowitsch212 your comment is very much appreciated. Tabacon is a paradise, we have all this majestic nature surrounding us, being perfectly combined with the natural hot spring water that comes from the Arenal Volcano. This amazing gift from our Mother Nature must be shared with all our customers. We look forward to your next visit! More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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207 reviews 207 reviews
49 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2011

This is a beautiful spa and resort. The service is excellent. We traveled with our daughter, her husband, and two-year old granddaughter to meet up with a group of friends for a fortieth birthday celebration weekend (and beyond). The pool area is stunning and lush with rain forest greenery. We didn't have a chance to use the spa, but it... More 

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

Dear Andyhg Family, thanks for your sharing your experience. We are pleased to have been part of this interesting family celebration. Tabacon is the perfect place for family meetings, weeding, romantic getaways or just for immerging yourself into pure relaxation. We do as much as possible in order to please all our customers and exceed their expectations. Greetings to all... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2011

Food is fresh and delicious,staff nice and accommodating,rooms are clean and nice. A must stay if you are in this area.

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

Dear Pmricker, thank you for sharing your review and for selecting Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort as your travelling destination. We are very glad to be advised about your assessments, hope you can come back soon! More 

Dana Point, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2011

We went to this hotel without any planning at the end of our trip. We got a great deal!! Amazing does not do justice to this hotel and spa. The spa is spectacular. It truly is heaven on earth. we went for our anniversary and it is worth every penny. The service was amazing. The staff is nice and attentive.... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2011

During my study abroad program, we took an excursion to Tabacon. It is definitely a highlight of my experience. The springs were nice, clean, and surrounded by lush vegetation. There are a few locations to choose from within the resort, some with waterfalls and view of Arenal, spewing lava, and some without yet still very engaging. Eventually though, we were... More 

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

Dear MCH2004 the magic of the hot springs, the natural ambiance with heavenly scenes from our property provide the best getaway to immerse yourself into romance and relaxation. We hope you can come and re-live you experience at Tabacon More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2011

Rooms, staff, grounds, spa, thermal springs, every aspect exceeded our expectations. We will be back! Be sure to try the tandoori menu and yoga class.

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2011

First, a notice although this is irrelevant to the Tabacon - the drive from San Jose airport was approximately 3 hours and EXTREMELY HARROWING - please do not attempt to drive yourselves, and if you do, it's absolutely worth it to buy a GPS. We had Tabacon pick us up and were still terrified on the road. It is very... More 

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17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2011

We chose Tabacon because we had never been there before and wanted to try it. I found the hotel to be absolutely first rate from the moment we drove onto the property until the moment we left. I did not expect this after living in CR was a while and reading some of the previous reviews, but in all honestly,... More 

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

Dear Happyincr, sincere gratitude for taking your time to post this review. We really appreciate to be advised that all efforts we do in order to help our guests are worth and appreciated. Comments like yours encourage us to always keep on giving our best! We are looking forward to welcome you back! More 

Waldorf
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2011

My experience at the Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort was like a little taste of heaven! The staff was extremely nice and the hotel and grounds were immaculate! The hot springs were located just down the street and were nothing less than perfect. What a beautiful sight they were. And the natural temperature of the springs was amazing! It was... More 

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

Dear Mr. & Mrs. Desiree P. Thank you very much for your reviews. Comments like yours are the ones who always encourage us to keep on working very hard in order to guarantee all our customers an unforgettable visit to our premises. We look forward to your next visit! More 

London, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2011

We went to Tabacon for our honeymoon in August 2011. It was a great choice. We got really pampered during our stay and our expectations were more than met.

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

Dear Brunoversailles, thanks for sharing your reviews. It is very satisfying to be advised about guest satisfaction, we always try to give our best in order to go far beyond all expectations. We are tremendously glad since you had a wonderful time at Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort. Hope to welcome you on your future anniversaries. More 

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