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Address: Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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+506 2479 2099
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Nestled in the heart of the tropical rainforest at the base of the majestic...

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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Relaxing way to spend the afternoon/ evening....

We visited the Hot Springs at 5.00pm and spent about 2 hrs in the water. In addition to the main pool there are many small pools around the property. The smaller ones away from... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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surrey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the Hot Springs at 5.00pm and spent about 2 hrs in the water. In addition to the main pool there are many small pools around the property. The smaller ones away from the main building tend to be quieter and more relaxing. Do remember your mosquito repellant if you are going to be there at dusk. They provide... More 

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TabaconGuestService, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for choosing Tabacon as your place of preference during your visit to Costa Rica. We are glad you enjoyed our more than 20 thermal pools which are directly heated by the Arenal volcano and surrounded by the rainforest lush. As you were able to experience, Tabacon has many different thermal pools options to choose from... More 

Thunder Bay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had dinner and the access. The dinner was actually not bad for a buffet. The hot springs were beautiful and later at night, it becomes your own personal oasis. Almost everyone was gone by 9 so it was just out group there. Loved it. Been here before during the day and it was too crowded to enjoy.

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TabaconGuestService, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hello world_MD, Thank you for sharing your experience at Tabacon. It's great to read you had a Day Pass experience and that you enjoyed our more than 20 thermal pools during night hours. We are please to know you had a 5 star experience at Tabacon. We appreciate your review and hope to host you again in the near future.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a very touristy spot during the day. But when we went to the Hot Springs at night, we were almost alone. Many more hot spring pools than we have at home.

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TabaconGuestService, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hello Amy, Thank you for visiting Tabacon and sharing your experience at Tabacon with us. It's a pleasure to know you enjoyed our more than 20 thermal pools and that you had an almost private time while soaking into our thermal pools. We have different Day Pass options which offers to our visitors the opportunity of choosing the time of... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We did this one evening. It was great. The taxi ride should cost you about 30 dollars round trip from La Fortuna. Choose the 8:30 time slot for dinner so you can swim, change eat dinner and go home. They have a locker room with lockers and changing area with showers. They will give you beach towels upon arrival and... More 

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TabaconGuestService, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hello Cindy, Thank you for sharing your experience at Tabacon. We are glad to read you enjoyed a one day pass experience during the evening hours. As you were able to experience, we offer to all our visitors changing room with towels and locker service included during your whole visit. Just as you mentioned, we always recommend to all visitors... More 

Westchester, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hot springs here is top notch. This visit was the second part of our tour on the same day to Arenal volcano with a late afternoon hike. Very relaxing after that exercise. Please know what this is. This is a hotel that has a natural hot springs attraction within its grounds. Very well organized. Once you get there, you... More 

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TabaconGuestService, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hello Myra S, Thank you for sharing your experience at Tabacon. We are glad to read you consider our hot springs a top notch experience. Just as you mentioned, our resort offers natural hot springs attraction which consist in a natural river flowing through our property forming cascades, ponds and thermal pools, this river comes directly from the Arenal Volcano.... More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a several hour visit to the hot springs, they were fantastic. There are an endless number of hot spring pools, with the further that you go upstream the pools become warmer. There are a variety of pools from ones with a spa action, some with water falls to those being just a pool. The change rooks are quite... More 

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TabaconGuestService, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hello CocoTampa123, Thank you for sharing your experience at Tabacon.It's wonderful to read you had a 5 star experience while visiting us. We are glad to know you enjoyed our endless number of hot springs that become warmer the further you go upstream. Just as you mentioned we have variety of pools to tale advantage of. As you were able... More 

Ottawa
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91 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A Must-go place when you visit La Fortuna area. Relaxed in the hot springs or under hot water fountains or falls. Ranked No 1 buffet restaurant inside the springs, next to the entrance. Better time to go is the morning as it is getting crowded in the afternoon and evening.

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TabaconGuestService, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hello Kanataman, Thank you for sharing your experience at Tabacon. We are glad to read you consider Tabacon a "must-go place" when someone visit La Fortuna. It's great to read you enjoyed our relaxing hot springs as well as the buffet dinner at Ave del Paraiso restaurant. We appreciate your review and hope to keep having the pleasure of serving... More 

Brampton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We travelled all over Costa Rica, and i have to say the hot springs were probably the most beautiful place we stopped. To have a river as a hot spring was remarkable, but the way they had the river flowing with so many waterfalls and pools the designer deserved a gold medal! We didn't stay at the attached hotel, but... More 

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TabaconGuestService, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hello guard, Thank you for visiting Tabacon and sharing your experience. We are glad to read Tabacon Hot Springs were the most beautiful place you stopped during your visit to La Fortuna. It's wonderful to read you enjoyed our more than 20 thermal pools directly heated by the Arenal Volcano in the middle of a 100% natural environment. At the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, nice atmosphere. The maze of hot springs was cool but a roadmap to the hottest would have been helpful.

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TabaconGuestService, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for sharing your experience at Tabacon. It's wonderful to know you enjoyed the great food service of Ave del Paraiso restaurant and the nice atmosphere of our resort. We appreciate your feedback as it's a great opportunity to know what our guest consider we need to improve or work on it. The highest temperatures of... More 

Tucson, Arizona, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Relaxing hot springs where to swim, slide and wade in a lush, tropical setting. Beautiful Changing rooms for female and female are provided. A must do if you find yourself in that part of Costa Rica.

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TabaconGuestService, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hello CuquiCU87, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Tabacon with us. We are glad to know you had a 5 star visit. It's wonderful to know you consider Tabacon must do if you find yourself in Arenal. We hope to have the pleasure of hosting you again in the near future! Pura Vida, Marcel Stittner... More 

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