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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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Nice but way over priced!

The hot springs are beautiful. You definitely want to wear shoes in them though as there are rocks an pebbles on the bottom that kill your feet. We stayed in the hotel one night... read more

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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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9 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hot springs are beautiful. You definitely want to wear shoes in them though as there are rocks an pebbles on the bottom that kill your feet. We stayed in the hotel one night which was very expensive but got us admission to the springs on the day of arrival. We also go to use the springs on our departure... More 

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Shuniah, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

These hot springs are beautiful during the evening with all the pretty lights! I recommend visiting the hot springs during the evening when all the crowds are gone so that you can enjoy a romantic night with your loved one!! Very expensive.. Bring water shoes. I didn't find the staff to be very friendly :(

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

Hello michaelacampbell2017, Thank you for visiting Tabacon and sharing your experience through this review. We are glad to read we have the pleasure of hosting you but we are sorry to read you consider our hot springs were crowded. In relation to avoid exceeding the number of visitors in our resort we regulate the number of day Passes to prevent... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went here on our last night of our trip to Costa Rica and loved the hot springs. My twin teens loved the water slide, and we all loved the swim up bar. Plus, the buffet dinner was AMAZING! I would definitely recommend this. I only wish I had seen it during the day -- we went at night, which... More 

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

Hello Susannah R, Thank you for sharing your experience at Tabacon. We are glad to read you visited us during the last nigh of your trip and that your twin teen loved the water slide and you all loved the swim up bar. At the same time, it's a pleasure to read you enjoyed our buffet dinner options at Ave... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A wonderful experience! 25 all natural soaking pools that vary in warmth. The wildlife such as iguanas & birds were a great unexpected plus.

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

Hello Stephanie, Thank you for visiting Tabacon and sharing your experience with us. We are glad to read you enjoyed to soak into our more than 20 thermal natural pools which are directly irrigated by Arenal Volcano. At the same time, it's great to know you enjoyed our wildlife and birds. We appreciate your review and hope to host you... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome right off the side if the road stopped to play in the springs with the locals. We enjoyed the thermal springs in the mountains with all the tourists and locals

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

Hello mosergeeff, Thank you for visiting Tabacon. We are glad to read you enjoyed of our wonderful resort located in the middle of the rainforest. As you were able to experience many tourist and locals visit our resort to take advantage of the great rainforest lush and our more than 20 thermal pools. We appreciate your review and hope to... More 

St. John's, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our group enjoyed a day and evening at the Tabacon Hot Springs. We had fun going from pool to pool and exploring the flora. The pools were nice and the dressings rooms clean. The showers should supply shampoo and conditioners - wasn't sure what was being provided. The buffet was varied and quite tasty. There was a BBQ with brochettes... More 

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

Dear valued guest, Thank you for visiting Tabacon and taking the time to write this review. We are glad to read you enjoyed a day and evening soaking inside our hot springs. It's great to know you had fun going from pool to pool and exploring the flora. Our showers supply shampoo and conditioners as well as deodorant in case... More 

Westport, Connecticut
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5 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited Tabacon Hot Springs 20 years ago. Everything has been upgraded. It's now a full fledge resort with hotel and restaurant. Went at night in unfamiliar surround. Searched for the perfect temperature pool. Then had a nice dinner. Next time I'll return in the day to get my bearings.

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

Hello Revermike, Thank you for visiting Tabacon and share your experience with us. We are glad to read toy visited Tabacon 20 years ago and everything was upgraded.It's wonderful to know you had such a great experience and we hope to have the pleasure of hosting you again in the future. Pura Vida, Marcel Stittner General Manager More 

Laurel, Montana
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Can't say enough about the atmospheres here! Most beautiful Pools and river in gorgeous setting! The river runs right through the property and each pool or area has its own uniqueness! Some are rock bottom from it being the river some are man made pools. Each area has different temperatures of water! This was the most perfect relaxing night! The... More 

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

Hello shawnajw, Thank you for visiting Tabacon. We are glad to read you consider Tabacon has the most beautiful pools, our pools are irrigated directly by the Tabacon river which runs through the property forming pools, ponds and cascades all of them at different temperatures. We are glad to know you had the most perfect and relaxing night at our... More 

parrish
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our family of 9, with 3 teens went to Tabacon one evening for their evening pass, 6pm to 10:00pm were the hours. In making the reservation I was told that you had to do the pools first and then eat dinner. So our dinner time was 8pm which was later than we would have preferred. Since it only took an... More 

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

Hello travelParrish, Thank you for sharing your experience at Tabacon. We are glad to read we had the pleasure of hosting your family and you. However, we are sorry to read your dinner time was later than you would have preferred. Our feeding schedules atAve del Paraiso restaurant extend from 5 to 8:30, in case our visitors want to change... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family & I were only here for the evening.. it was part of our excursion... the hot springs waterfalls were an amazing experience & definitely a must see... hot waterfalls blew our mind...This is a 5 star hotel..they do provide day passes... buffet was good. Just find a way to get there.

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

Hello travelgivesmelife, Thank you for sharing your experience at Tabacon. We are glad to read your family and you had an amazing experience. As well, it's a pleasure to know you consider our hot springs a must see when visiting Costa Rica. We appreciate your review and hope to host you again soon! Pura Vida, Marcel Stittner General Manager More 

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