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“Super beautiful but not sure if the price is worth it”

Tabacon Hot Springs
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$146.00*
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Arenal Volcano and Tabacon Hot Springs Tour
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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.
Reviewed August 12, 2013

Loved the hot springs and all the little pools scattered around everywhere. It was just super packed (for a Monday) and definitely very touristy. We got a package with dinner as well and the dinner was reallyyyy good, lots of different options. I really think you could go to a less expensive hot springs and have just as much fun!

Thank Jasmine T
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TabaconGuestService, Manager at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2013

Dear Jasmine T

We really appreciate your review, we are glad you decided to visit our completely natural resort to enjoy the hot springs and the stunning grounds as well as the facilities. Every single night at Ave del Paraíso Restaurant we have an international theme buffet with different options to satisfy our guests cravings. Tabacon is the one and only natural thermal mineral spring resort in the area, we do have a natural river that emerge from Arenal Volcano and goes by gravity through the property forming cascades, pools and ponds with different temperatures and a high mineral content, our gardens and the rainforest are part of the experience. Please notice that we have limit the entrance to the resort in order to avoid crowded moments and we hope to receive the honor to serve you again in the near future.

Best Regards
Yendry Espinoza
Resort Manager

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Reviewed August 11, 2013

If you are a person who has some problems with your mobility dont go here. Even though there is a Costa Rican Law that forces hotels and other public places to build facilities for disabled people, here you WILL NOT find any of this kind of facilities (ramps,bathrooms, handles), etc.

3  Thank FranRobles
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Reviewed August 11, 2013

Beautiful!! But a little expensive... I went for the evening, and it included a buffet dinner. I think a couple of hours is plenty, and save some money by eating elsewhere.

Thank cycletour
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TabaconGuestService, Manager at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2013

Dear cycletour

Thank you for your review. We are glad you experienced our evening pass with buffet dinner. Tabacon offers different Day Pass options for our guest where you can explore our natural thermal resort and select additional services as lunch, dinner or include a spa treatment with our Day Spa Package. We are glad you had a pleasant and relaxing experience and we look forward for your next visit.

Cordially
Yendry Espinoza
Resort Manager

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Reviewed August 9, 2013

We visited the hot springs after a guided tour through the forest. It was a group of about 30 people so it was a little crowded in our area. I would highly recommend going here in a small group so you can more easily enjoy the setting. I can't comment on the scenery as we only saw it in the dark. It was pouring while we were there so it was nice having the cool water on your head while the rest of your body was relaxed in the warm. I would like to visit again during the day and in a small group.

Thank Justin M
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TabaconGuestService, Manager at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2013

Dear Justin M,

Thank you for your review. We are glad you explore Arenal Region during your Costa Rican vacation, it was an honor to have you as our guest at Tabacón. Soak in the thermal water meanwhile is raining is one of the most marvelous experiences you can lived at Costa Rica, the steam and the natural rainforest is the perfect complement for a relaxing experience. We really appreciate your preference and look forward to receive you again at the Resort!

Kindest Regards
Yendry Espinoza
Resort Manager

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Reviewed August 9, 2013

This place is simply a paradise. Our friends recommended us to visit and we did. The entrance fee is quite expensive. At first, we doubted that it is worth the money. After going into the park and enjoyed the natural hot spring Jacuzzi, I would recommend anyone who wants to have a memorable and relaxing vacation in the la Fortuna area.

Thank Tewei
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TabaconGuestService, Manager at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2013

Dear Tewei

Thank you for sharing your comments with us, we appreciate your preference!
We are glad to know that you enjoyed your visit. Tabacon is blessed with a marvelous setting for total relaxation, the tropical rainforest and our natural thermal mineral spring river makes our Resort really unique. Our hotel guest receive free access to the hot springs during their stay as an add value so we invite you to take advantage of our special hotel deals for your next visit to Arenal. We would love to receive you as our guest in the near future.

Warm Regards
Yendry Espinoza
Resort Manager

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