Went up to the hot springs with my two brothers while we were staying in Tamarindo. It's about a 1.5 drive from there, or another 30 from Liberia. We wrote down directions, but the signs are so good you can just follow them. There's a small fee to enter the park (700 colones, I think) and then another 1,200 per person to get into the hot springs. There are free towels, change rooms and lockers, which was great. There are six hot spring pools to choose from, all with a beautiful view of the river and foliage. There's a small suspension bridge to cross over to the larger pool. You can also cover yourself in the thermal mud for free and there are showers right at the pools to wash it off. I wish we would have budgeted more time to stay there, but if you only have an hour (like we did), it's still worth it -- and cheap!
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