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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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Fort Myers, Florida
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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Boston
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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Costa Rica
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2011

We came to Costa Rica for our honeymoon and we could not have had a more wonderful time. The Resort was beautiful and the staff was so helpful and friendly. We participated in their "plant a tree" program and are so thankful that a resort would be so Eco friendly. Definitely worth the money.

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

Dear BSPreston, congratulations for your recent marriage and the best for this start of your lives together. We hope the trees you have planted at Tabacon grow up with the same strength that your love has. We are very proud that since the beginning of our operation Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort has been incorporating the philosophy of Social and... More 

Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2011

My husband and I just spent a week at the Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort participating in their Lifestyle and Wellness Program, and we can't say say enough about our wonderful experience. We didn't know what we wanted from the Lifestyle and Wellness Program, but Dr. Carvajal, the program director worked closely with us to plan a week of new... More 

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

Dear Mr. & Mrs. CarlynTX, thanks for sharing your experience with all readers. Definitely our Lifestyle and Wellness Program is the best way to have healthy vacation. We have created this program thinking about our customers´ needs and requirements. Participating involves learning about the best habits for healthy lifestyle and wellbeing. The program itself tries to teach our customers how... More 

Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2011

Our stay at Tabacon was wonderful. We stayed here for two nights and were really looking to check out their spa, the cuisine and the hot springs. We visited Arenal during October which is during their low season and were pleased to find that we had the resort almost to ourselves. Although the drive over there is a little difficult,... More 

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

Dear Surfinnhermos, thanks for your comment, Our Grand Spa is one of the five best Spas in Central and South America. All services at Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort are organized thinking about how to exceed all expectations, the cuisine offers a variety of choices to suit everyone`s taste form international to local food plus delicious pastry, offering Romantic Dinners... More 

Phoenix, AZ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011

We stayed here for three nights and loved every second. The staff was kind and attentive. The room was beautiful with a view of the volcano. The hotel was beautiful and extremely well decorated. Room has safe, free wi-fi, and cable tv. The hotel guests have all access to hot springs which are open until 10 pm. They are awesome... More 

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

Dear Rrogoff, thanks for sharing your experience. We do as much as possible to ensure all guests get what they want on their well-deserved vacations. We want to go above and beyond to offer you only the best, that is why we always renovate and improve our services. Our amazing hot springs and our innovative Shangri-La Gardens help you find... More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2011

My friends and I spent two nights in the hot springs during a recent trip to Costa Rica. It was absolutely a beautiful, well-kept resort featuring not only an outstanding dinner buffet but a great bar in the main hot spring. There is a cool pool in case you get overheated and the series of hot springs are connected by... More 

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

Dear Emgirl1022 thanks for your assessments. Your words give us strength, and purpose to keep on working hard in order to offer the best to all our visitors. For Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort it is very important to make sure every guest is satisfied with our service. Our luxury natural resort and hotel is the best place take a... More 

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