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“Deluxe Hot Spring” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tabacon Hot Springs

Tabacon Hot Springs
Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
+506 2479 2099
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Owner description: 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 resort offers a unique blend of nature, adventure and relaxation. The resort's unique healing thermal mineral spring river emerges from the volcanic earth, cascading to form waterfalls, streams, tranquil pools and ponds surrounded by lush tropical gardens.
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“Deluxe Hot Spring”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

At first we thought it was a little expensive for a hot spring, but after a whole night in that beautiful place with fully relaxed atmosphere surround you. You really think it worth the price. I have never seen any hot spring like Tabacon befre, and even better, the ticket turns out to be a multi pass, so we came in the next afternoon. Sure why not.

Visited September 2012
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“Hot springs rock!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

If you are wanting a resort vibe and good meal, come to tabacon for dinner and make sure to check out the Shangri-La area if you're over 18!

Visited October 2012
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“Very special experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Tucked away in gardens are these pools filled with water from the volcano. This is a deluxe hot spring experience. Changing rooms, bar, restaurant are all great, but the real fun is in the many pools in the natural setting. Just magical.

Visited October 2012
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“The most NATURAL of all the hot springs”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

We loved Tabacon! Do not choose Baldi or Arenal hot springs (Arenal gets attention because it is where the Bachelor was filmed with Brad). Tabacon is the most natural of the hot springs in La Fortuna. It is actually a river that a resort was built around. It is still a river bottom you are walking in. Be aware that this is a large resort. I do not recommend staying here.. just visit. It is very busy and people pay for visit for the day or evening, so lots & lots of people there are not even staying at the resort. Pretty good buffet dinner! We went here as a part of a combination tour that I highly recommend! Overall, great visit, beautiful, natural hot springs, good food!

Visited October 2012
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“paradise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

stunning gardens and water features with thermal hot springs provided by the Arenal volcano. Utter relaxation.

Visited October 2012
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