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Paradise Hot Springs

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Address: La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2479 1380
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Great for relaxing without the crowds, perfect for couples and for friends...

Great for relaxing without the crowds, perfect for couples and for friends looking for a special revitalizing experience. Spend a day at Paradise Hot Springs Resort and relax in natural thermal water pools and jacuzzis of different temperatures (35ºC/95ºF to 41ºC/104ºF) with focused hydromassage for back, legs, and feet. The Resort also respects a maximum capacity of visitors to provide a peaceful atmosphere.

There is a parking area within the property, changing rooms and toilets, showers, massages and body treatments service, food and drink, as well as reclinable beds, sun umbrellas, and relaxing music along the pool areas. All of the necessary elements for a magnificent and relaxing experience.

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US$23.00*
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paradise indeed

This place was awesome! From the foliage lined path leading to the hot and warm pools, the swim up bar, the hot water falls, the Privacy, the foliage , the flowers, the birds... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was awesome! From the foliage lined path leading to the hot and warm pools, the swim up bar, the hot water falls, the Privacy, the foliage , the flowers, the birds, hummingbirds buzzing by, green parrots in the trees, many secluded little nooks and crannies, many private hot tubs and grottos and swim throughs, it was just fantastic!... More 

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London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Paradise late in the afternoon after a hard morning's rafting and had a great time. The atmosphere is wonderful with all of the different pools, foliage and lights when it goes dark. Bar staff were friendly - only thing that let it down was the food which was pretty average and the staff quite abrupt. However other... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a quick dip in the various hot tubs/pools. Very pretty at night. Swim up bar is cool. The Volcano would look amazing in the day if it weren't cloudy. Overall, for what I was looking for, price was right.

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Thank Ross N
Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited at night as part of a tour package. The place was very quite, nearly empty, when we visited, which we attributed to the heavy rainfall at the time. We waited it out by eating first (food was great!), which paid off as it died down in short order and we had the chance to visit any of the pools... More 

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Thank StoneHammer
Fort Collins, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited at night, and were in awe of the lush tropical foliage, the everchanging lights, the music, the pools with waterfalls and winding pathways to the many pools. We soaked, then stopped for the three course meal which was wonderful. Then returned to the pools. Could not believe the low cost for such luxury. Friendly staff, clean and beautiful... More 

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Central New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Our first interaction was with Noilyn. She was very helpful. We had the best time relaxing in the pools. This is a must do!!

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We were undecided as to whether we would go to a hot spring as it was rainy season and on the day we were thinking of going it had rained none stop in the afternoon for approx 2 hours. We went to the hotel reception to seek some advice on which the hotel staff  exclaimed "it's the best time to... More 

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Vicenza, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Simply great if you want to experience bathing in hot springs admiring the landscape. The structure is a bit old but I believe they were renovating since a few areas were closed. One of the cheapest springs in the area, definitely worth a visit so you can tick it off your bucket list

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Chased away by the huge amounts of parked vehicles at the Tabacon hot springs but desperately needing a warm bath after being soaked by the rains, our hotel suggested Paradise hot springs. Smaller but much more quiet (and way cheaper). Great surroundings, many baths to choose from, and nice pool bar with slow service but good cocktails.

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Chicago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We were dropped off here as a part of a package. We spent about 2.5 hours here trying out all the different pools. Several pools with different temperatures, ranging from about 80 deg. F to 120. We were here during the low season and only saw three or four other people. The waterfalls and jets in the pools felt great... More 

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