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Address: La Palmera, Aguas Zarcas 96-4400, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 8397 8259

Bio Thermales Hot Springs offers 9 all natural hot springs pools in 30...

Bio Thermales Hot Springs offers 9 all natural hot springs pools in 30 acres of rainforest. Our waters are deep Earth, ancient waters that have been in the Earth for 10,000 years -- and emerge naturally saturated with bicarbonates, calcium and magnesium, but low in sulfur. Bring your own picnic and use our 18 ranchos with grills and trails. Open every day 9am to 6 pm. Adults $6, children $2. Near La Palmera and Aguas Zarcas, 45 minutes east of Fortuna, off Highway #4. Casitas also available.

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We spent 2 nights 2 nights in the treehouse here with our 7 and 9 year old children and loved it. Our kids had a blast in the big pool with the water slides and we enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
Marcie L
Sherwood Park, Canada
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Sherwood Park, Canada
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34 reviews
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

We spent 2 nights 2 nights in the treehouse here with our 7 and 9 year old children and loved it. Our kids had a blast in the big pool with the water slides and we enjoyed exploring all of the smaller pools. It does get fairly busy during the days (we were there during the week so I can... More 

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Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

We went there on the way from La Fortuna to San Jose, it's just 45min away from there. The entry was $6, way cheaper than the hot springs in La Fortuna which charge $50+. We hang out for 2h in a 40 and 33 degree pool in the forrest. Everything is clean and well mentioned. A lot of locals around... More 

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santa clarita
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 14 July 2015

: Brio Thermales Hot Springs was the highlight of our twenty seven day adventure in Costa Rica. We stayed one week in the treehouse, which we highly recommend. The tree house is very clean and lovely, the mattresses are very comfortable, it has a well appointed kitchen which was very useful for cooking our meals, the views from the tree... More 

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Williamston, Michigan
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Reviewed 7 March 2015

We stayed on property and had the opportunity to enjoy all the hot spring pools. The grounds are well-maintained, and the pools are refreshing. These are not sulfur pools as you may find near volcanoes, but rather fed by deep geothermal springs. The pools and picnic areas are clean, welcoming, and we thoroughly enjoyed relaxing here for a few days!... More 

Thank ckckck
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Hot and cool beautifully designed baths with water bubbling up from ancient wells in the mountains under 500 year old trees with monkeys and iguanas visiting. Fabulous owners/adventurers, helpful, generous and meticulous.

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Clarkston, Michigan
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Reviewed 15 February 2015

My wife an I spent a wonderful week at Bio Thermales with Kathy and Bernie in Feb 2015. We stayed in the tree-house, which is unique and provided a great deal of privacy. All of the pictures and descriptions were very accurate, so if you like what you see, you will love it. It is a bit rustic, but very... More 

1 Thank Edward S
Charles City, Virginia
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34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Took a while to find. Make sure you are speaking with the proprietor. This is a very unique experience for city dwellers. Natural hot springs and lots of NATURE! Nice little cabins to stay in. Just remember you are in Costa Rica. So are the "lions and tigers and bears!" Just kidding, but the snakes and bugs and "biting" plants... More 

1 Thank Reici
Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 2 August 2013

My friend and I stayed in the Tree House at Bio Thermales for 6 nights. The unspoiled jungle setting and sounds of waterfalls and birds, and the proximity of 8 thermal pools and a swimming pool made for a healing retreat like no other ! Bernie and Kathy were so genuine and helpful to us, as was a local tour... More 

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Dwight, Illinois
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159 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2012

My daughter and I stayed here for three days in the small Casita. It was a perfect size for us and we absolutely loved this spot! The drive here on the road was very well marked and our GPS actually got us almost to the front door. Follow the red and yellow signs and you will be fine! This is... More 

Thank dasco474
Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 31 August 2012

In our month visit in Costa Rica, we had the opportunity to be immersed in true paradise. Fortunately for us, we planned a weeklong stay at the Bio Thermals with owner-operators, Kathy and Bernie. No website review or boast can prepare one for the genuine hospitality, gorgeous jungle surroundings, healing and relaxing rainforest hot springs and the cozy, comfortable casitas... More 

Thank Cassandra N

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