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Tabacon Hot Springs

| Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 2099
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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“swim up bar” (318 reviews)
“hot springs” (1,324 reviews)
“day pass” (197 reviews)
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| Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Welcome to the Tabacon Hot Springs... It's an amazing experience but too manufactured for it's own good. I have mixed feelings about this experience, mind you we own a hot tub so sitting in 100 degree water may be lost on us. The positives? It's...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Not sure how I feel about this place. Very cool (okay hot) to be sitting in volcano water. They apparently mix the actual spring water with cool water to bring it *down* to about 102 F. Towards the front are the actual pools (like swimming...More

1  Thank notyetworldly
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Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

This was built in an amazing way. The hot spring just keep flowing into multiple pools. Very relaxing and many little cozy spots for couples to relax.

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Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic - if you're not a guest of the resort, make an effort to at least spend a day here. If you are a guest then don't waste your time doing anything else but make your way straight to the "hotel guest only" Shangri-La...More

Thank Chuck W
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Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

A very vast array of hot spring falls but a little expensive for what it is. Coming from Quebec I'm used to having a circuit of hot water, cold water, sauna and steam baths but this only had hot springs and luke warm pools. Still...More

Thank dompogo
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

I went here as part of a larger tour, which ended with a stay at the hot springs and an included lunch. The actual hot springs are amazing and significant care has been put into the grounds. The restaurant is also quite good. What keeps...More

Thank Erik S
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Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, huge property filled with winding trails leading to a multitude is pools and waterfalls. All the perfect temperature for soaking.

Thank Lynn562
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Reviewed 10 May 2016

If you love hot tubs and beautiful grounds, you will love this place. It is difficult to describe just how large and beautiful the grounds are. There are cascading hot streams, mini waterfalls and various pools and lagoons over a very expansive area surrounded by...More

Thank Jeffrey R
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Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

absolutely the best hot springs in Arenal! We went at night, which was amazing!! It was a maze with the multiple options for hot springs, which beautifully challenged our senses. The water felt so therapeutic! Beautiful property. They do a great job maintaining the beauty....More

Thank Deepali721
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Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Wonderful hot springs in a luxury setting with all the fine things in life! Pool side bar, waitstaff, food, they have it all! Large facility with bathrooms changing rooms and lockers. Towel service!

Thank xray1313
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Belinda K
29 April 2018|
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Hello Belinda, We are glad to read you are coming to visit us soon. We appreciate that you have shared your question with us. In regarding to the nearest town, this would be La Fortuna downtown. With pleasure one of our... More
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NYNY878
11 April 2018|
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Dear NYNY878, Thanks for writing to Tabacon. The transport service is facilitated by an external tour operator which offers its services to our hotel for an additional cost, you can contact them to know their rates and... More
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perlaoshea
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Hello Perlaoshea, Thank you for taking the time to write to us. Regarding the weather, as we are located in the middle of the Rainforest the weather of the area tends to change suddenly so it can be sunny and suddenly... More
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