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“A treat after all the actuvities”

Tabacon Hot Springs
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$121.00*
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Arenal 1968 Park Hiking Tour with Hot Springs
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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.
Canada
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108 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“A treat after all the actuvities”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2013

Its nice to find places like this when you been travelling between so many places and on so many physical activities.

The place is a spa. Expect great service and everything is clean.

This is the more expensive hot spring but it keeps the travelling students away and there wasnt any rowdiness when i was there.

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Thank Janner519
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TabaconGuestService, Manager at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this review, March 7, 2013
Dear Janner 519

We appreciate your review. We are glad to know that you enjoyed a relaxing experience after an adventurous day. Our natural hot springs resort is the perfect complement for a day full of activities in Arenal Region, we really look forward to receive you again at Tabacon in a near future.

Kindest Regards
Yendry Espinoza
Resort Manager
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Stoneham, Massachusetts
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“Hot time in Costa Rica.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2013

Really didn't care for this tour.Overpriced for what you get.It is over crowded and their are rocks and things under the water that you can't see at night.

Visited February 2013
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TabaconGuestService, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this review, March 6, 2013
Dear choppers61
We appreciate your review! We are sorry to hear we did not meet your expectations, Tabacon hot springs is a natural river coming from the majestic Arenal Volcano, there are natural ponds where we recommend to wear waterproof shoes but we also offer hot springs pools for your convenience and depending on the guest preferences. Your comments are really important for us and I will really appreciate if you contact me at customerservice@tabacon.com since we would love to follow up your review.

Cordially
Yendry Espinoza
Resort Manager
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Kansas City, MO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“amazing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2013

gorgeous setting. Delightful hot springs. Delicious buffet. We loved, loved, loved Tabacon. My only regret is not having a waterproof camera to take along to each of our "hot spots"

Visited February 2013
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TabaconGuestService, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this review, March 6, 2013
Dear scd65
Thank you for sharing your thoughts! We firmly believe that every single detail is part of Tabacon experience, we are glad you enjoyed the hot springs and the beauty of nature. We would love to receive again in the near future.

Kindest regards
Yendry Espinoza
Resort Manager
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Cape Cod
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111 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
“Beautiful, relaxing, and heavenly!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2013

Purchased a Day Pass with lunch at Tabacon. Booked it in advance to make sure there was availability. We had a wonderful time, and arrived in the morning, stayed through lunchtime, and then took a taxi to the Hanging Bridges. Afterwards, we had the taxi driver bring us back to Tabacon so we could enjoy it in the late afternoon and early evening. Don't miss Tabacon. It's the BEST!

Visited February 2013
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TabaconGuestService, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this review, March 6, 2013
Dear SenoritaSuzieCapeCod
Thank you for your review. Our aim is to provide wonderful experiences to our guests, we have different Day Pass options for our guest to enjoy our natural thermal mineral springs resort and we are glad you had a pleasant and relaxing experience. We look forward for your next visit.

Cordially
Yendry Espinoza
Resort Manager
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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Pretty area, decent time, probably better for couples”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2013

I think this may be better for couples but as I was traveling with my mom I think I had a really different experience. It was night when we arrived after a long day of river rafting so it was nice to soak in a hot spring, the only of the hot springs to visit that is actually fed from the water at the volcano and not pumped in, so that was pretty neat. It seemed a bit busy to me and almost like just a bunch of big hot tubs to share with strangers, some areas more intimate than others. At arrival you get tickets for a towel and a key for a locker, glad all of that was provided. We had the dinner option as well which was a "Mediterranean" buffet that night which was okay but nothing spectacular. The hostess wasn't terribly friendly but the rest of the staff was pleasant. It was nice and I'm glad we did it, but didn't blow me away.

Visited February 2013
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TabaconGuestService, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this review, March 6, 2013
Dear Cat B
We really appreciate your comments. We are glad you enjoyed some time together with your mom at Tabacon. Our thermal resort offers different pools, ponds and waterfalls where you can experience total relaxation in the middle of the rainforest. Every single night at Ave del Paraíso Restaurant we have an international theme buffet with different options blending the most delicious ingredients. We look forward for your next visit.

Kindest Regards
Yendry Espinoza
Resort Manager
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