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Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

I visited Tabacon several weeks ago for a day. I just loved the experience I had at the spa, the surrounding nature, the thermal water, with their unique mix of hot and cold mix in certain part of the resort, the staff and the great food. It is a beutiful rainforest and a hot springs paradise. I highly recommended to... More 

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

Dear Claudia529 Thank you for your comments. We are glad you enjoyed the thermal experience in Tabacon. We offer more than 20 different pools, ponds and cascades with different temperatures and a high mineral content for total relaxation, this is a natural river that emerges from Arenal Volcano. Our aim is to offer unforgettable experiences, we are pleased you had... More 

Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

My husband and I picked this place to sleep and relax after a long busy year at home. The hotel grounds, lobby, and thermal springs were amazing!!! However my #1 complaint are the beds. You would think that a resort at this scale would have invested in middle to top of the line mattresses.. NOT! We stayed here 4 nights... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Everything is outstanding at this resort except the bed. So uncomfortable even the the hot springs couldn't relive the pain in my back. And those pillows.....I put three pillows under my head and it quickly sank right thru. But everything else was outstanding. The restaurants were excellent at accommodating food allergies. (unlike our next stop at the Four Seasons). The... More 

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

Dear Louis151 Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback, we are glad you spend a marvelous time in the resort and also that you enjoyed our dining options. I sincerely apologize for any inconvenience you had during your stay with your bed. We would really appreciate if you contact us back to customerservice@tabacon.com, and let us know... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

For hotsprings... I highly recommend bringing water shoes. most of the springs are very rocky and wouldn't want to hurt yourself. Overall the experience was relaxing. Went early August and stayed two nights. We went to the hotsprings about three times all at different times of the day to experience the day and evening atmosphere. Going during the day allowed... More 

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

Dear urchicagogrl Thank you so much for your appraisal, it is very rewarding to know about the pleasant experience you had during your stay with us. We are glad you had the opportunity to enjoy the thermal experience. Our hot springs are in a completely natural setting that's why wearing water shoes is strongly recommended. You can enjoy the hot... More 

Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Easily the nicest resort my wife and I ever stayed at with the bonus of having the most beautiful grounds with hot springs!! It does not get better than this!! The hot springs are just down the road from the resort, but they have shuttles to take you back and forth as often as you want. Put on your robe... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

I was there in March and now I spent three nights with a group of clients. This time around the experience was better than the first time since it did not rain every day as it did in March. The staff, the service, the Spa were all great. Very convenient to some of the activities available in the area like... More 

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Silicon Valley, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

We came to Tabacon for the first half of our honeymoon, splurging on a Rainforest Suite. So worth it. At least in November, the hot springs weren't overcrowded and we were always able to find a secluded little spot. With the sounds of the waterfalls, we felt like we had our own private paradise! The food is nice (the honeymoon... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Most relaxing vacation ever. Trip Advisor comments were spot on; regarding volcano, rooms and spa. Tabacon made us feel special and treated us with kindness the entire time. The thermal pools and spa were unbelievable; I can't speak highly enough about them. We are coming back next year and staying at Tabacon - it was AMAZING. Why would anyone stay... More 

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Sequim, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

The property itself is nice. Standard rooms are comfortable. Breakfast buffett is excellent and the charge is $25 pp. If you are not a big Breakfast person, save the $$ for dinner. The selection on the room service menu actually offered a nice variety at prices that were more reasonable than the restaurant had to offer. The staff was friendly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

I happen to love Trip Advisor, and always read the worst reviews first to see if there have been repetitive complaints. Normally, I would have chosen a better user-rated hotel for my stay, but the two day access to the hot springs made it worth it to us to stay here for our one night in La Fortuna. As far... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 carbon neutral resort offers a unique blend of nature, adventure and relaxation. A member of The Leading Hotels of the World, Tabacon provides luxurious accommodations, services and amenities in a picture-perfect natural setting. The resort's unique healing thermal mineral spring river emerge from the volcanic earth, cascading to form waterfalls, streams, tranquil pools and ponds. Explore Shangri-La Gardens an hotel guests and adults-only hideaway, delight your senses with world- class cuisine inspired by local fares or surprise that special person with a gala dinner in the middle of the rainforest. Inside the gardens is the resort's Grand Spa, member of The Leading Spas of the World which combines a beautiful location with a singular spa experience, where treatments are rendered in open air bungalows all of them with private jacuzzi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort

Address: 13 Km Northwest la Fortuna de San Carlos | Arenal, Alajuela, Costa Rica, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $253 - $507 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 102
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Also Known As:
Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Tabacon Grand Hotel Thermal
Tabacon Grand Resort Thermal
Tabacon Resort
Tabacon Hot Springs
Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#2 Top resorts Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#4 Green Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#4 Luxury Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#6 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#9 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#13 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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