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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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Romantic but not too Romantic

I went with my best friend and while yes this could be a very romantic evening we just enjoyed everything about this hot spring. We felt like there was always a new place to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Frostburg, Maryland
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went with my best friend and while yes this could be a very romantic evening we just enjoyed everything about this hot spring. We felt like there was always a new place to explore in this wild array of pools. Also, the dinner buffet was excellent. We slept very well that night! If you can try to get there... More 

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Houston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The atmosphere is nice and peaceful. The hot springs is relaxing. One of the pools has a wet bar with music that give the area a lively vine. I would return.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Thermal waterfalls in stunning setting. The ponds have rocks/ pebbles to maintain the natural setting...so TAKE WATER SHOES! Stay till evening to relax under the stars and moon...The dinner buffet was excellent, wonderful selection. It left too crowded, I understand its popular. Wish they let in fewer people for more tranquil environment. Felt like being in theme park at times... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We joined the bus tour to Arenal volcano with the afternoon at Tabacon hot springs. Ride was long but exciting. The Arenal volcano was amazing and the Tabacon springs were simply beautiful, fun and relaxing if you wish. Everyone was very accommodating and pleasant! Dinner was authentic Costa Rican, which was delicious! Again well worth the trip!

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

Hello rdilossi, Thank you for sharing your experience at Tabacon. We are glad to read you enjoyed our hot springs and that you had a fun and relaxing visit. At the same time, we are glad to read our staff were always accommodating and pleasant. It's great to know you liked our dinner buffet at Ave del Paraiso restaurant, which... More 

Oak Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The only waters that are naturally heated by the volcano. Park on the side of the road, hop out, travel down a quick path and enjoy an hour of soaking in these waters. Definitely a local thing to experience. This is not a Disney-fied American attraction. It has some litter but unless you are super skittish about things it is... More 

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

Hello wap0p, Thank you for choosing Tabacon and sharing your experience with us. We are glad you enjoyed our 100% natural thermal pools just as you mentioned, Tabacon is the only natural hot spring resort that emerge from the volcano and goes through the property by gravity forming in-river pools, ponds and cascades all of them with different temperatures and... More 

Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were not sure what to expect and had fairly low expectations for the hot springs. We were surprised at how unique this experience was. We had a great time floating and swimming around in the various hot springs pools. It was a great experience and much appreciated after a long day of hiking.

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

Hello GoBlue422, Thank you for choosing Tabacon as your Arenal destination. We are glad to read visiting Tabacon was a great surprise and a unique experience. It's great ro know you had a great time floating and swimming around our more than 20 thermal pools. We are please it was a great experience after a long day of hiking. We... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful warm springs. Great swim up bar. Incredible spa - best massage ever. Remember to bring sandals to walk in the many heated springs - rocks are hard on the feet. Excellent!!!!!

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

Hello Lisa, Thank you for sharing your experience at Tabacon. It's wonderful ro read you had a great massage experience at The Spa, our spa offers a wide variety of treatments for all kind of tastes and experiences. Just as you mentioned, we always recommend to all our visitors to wear water shoes as our resort is located in a... More 

Toronto
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited Tabacon as part of the last stop on an all day tour. Had such a relaxing time we went back on our own the next day. Dinner at the restaurant (included in the pass) is pretty good as well.

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

Hello TransAtlantic-2016, Thank you for visiting Tabacon and sharing your review. We are glad to read you had a relaxing time at our hot springs and that you even came back on your own the next day. It's great to read you enjoyed our wonderful buffet experience which includes a wide variety of dishes for all tastes. We appreciate your... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is beautiful & for me the hot springs were a must do while at the volcano area since I had never experienced a hot springs by a volcano before & that was the whole point of our trek to the rainforest... experience the rainforest & volcano! To me a must do was one of the hot springs. This... More 

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

Hello Melissa W, Thank you for sharing your experience at Tabacon. It's great to read this was the first time you experienced a hot springs by a volcano after a rainforest adventure. We are glad to read you consider that visiting Tabacon is a must do. We are pleased to know you love our architecture & layout. We are always... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Should have known the moment we arrived. They took a deposit for the towel and locker. We proceeded because the pictures on the website looked great. Nope! This place was ratchet!!! Crowded and dirty! Food looked terrible although I can't accurately review because I wouldn't try it. We left after I went into the locker room. The only good thing... More 

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