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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...more
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| Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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We spent about 3 hours at the hot springs, for us it was enough. Some people stay the whole day. Even if you want to be there at night (which was our case) pay a little extra and go in during daylight. Totally worth it...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A great way to spend a few hours after zip lining and canyoning the last few days. Tons of pools and waterfalls.More

Thank TGTravel1999
Community M, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Tabacon. We are glad to read you had a 5 star visit and that you even had the opportunity to practice adventure activities around Arenal. We appreciate your review and hope...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The hot springs were great. I was very impressed with the size of the property. You will never feel crowded. Everything is onsite. Showers, towels, and restaurant. If you go towards the back of the springs you will find less people and might even get...More

Thank SWali07
Community M, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Swali07, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Tabacon. We are glad to read you had a 5 star visit and that you enjoyed our thermal pools and ponds. Just as you experience, throughout our resort you will find more...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Every time I visit CR I go to this place with a day-pass which is around $80. In my opinion it’s worth every penny. Arrive during the afternoon, have lunch, go for a relaxing swim and stay until it’s dark. This will allow you to...More

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Community M, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Tabacon. We are glad to read you had a 5 star visit and that every time you had the time you visit Tabacon. At the same time, It is an honor...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I understand this to be the fanciest of the spas you can go to in the area. Tabacon is the only one that is truly ran off geothermal activity where the others have a bit of ‘help’. Arrived late afternoon & spent a few hours...More

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Community M, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Tabacon. We are glad to read you had a wonderful 5 star visit during your stay at Tabacon. It's great to know you even share your thermal experience with a friendly...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here as our base hotel for the first 3 days of our Costa Rica trip since we wanted a central spot for the La Fortuna excursions. It is a good 3 hour drive from the San Jose airport and although the road was...More

Thank rhbcheng
Community M, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Tabacon.We are glad to read you had a 5 star visit and that you enjoyed your stay at Tabacon and that you enjoyed our complementary breakfast buffet for hotel guest as...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just loved this experience, we went at around 5.3p and it was busy but of you walk further up the trails you can get some solitude as there are so many pools to choose from. We we're in a couple and we were the...More

Thank calicouk
Community M, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear valued guest, Thank you for visiting Tabacon and sharing your experience with us. We are glad to read you had a 5 star visit and that you enjoyed all our facilities and services. It's great to know you enjoyed our thermal experience and that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to get massaged by hot waterfalls. Wear water shoes and beware the floor of the spas are not smooth. rocks and large boulders everywhere so you need to step carefully at night.More

Thank robertnam
Community M, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Tabacon. We are glad to read you had a 5 star visit and that you enjoyed our more than 20 thermal pools and ponds. As you were able to experience, our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at The Royal Corin hotel before staying here for two nights. We all agreed the Corin was much better value and had better facilities. $ 173 per night versus Tabacon's $337. The restaurant has a limited menu but what we ate we did...More

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Community M, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Tabacon with us. We are glad to read we had the opportunity of hosting you however, we are sorry we didn't exceed your expectations regarding to your visit. Just as you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit crowded, with a mad-made, theme park feel, although upscale. Open to the public as well as the hotel guests. You will not be alone in any of the nice thermal springs.More

Thank Rasintetra
Community M, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Rasintetra, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are sorry to read we didn't exceed your expectations dunrig your visit. First of all, We regret that you consider that our resort was crowded during your visit, we have Day Spa Package which...More

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Pat D
8 August 2018|
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Hello Pat, We are glad to read you are planning to visit us. Our thermal springs are low in sulfur, and do not have a particular smell due to their mineral properties. In regarding to the sulfur mineral turning the silver... More
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Farah D
5 August 2018|
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Hello Farah, It's great to read you are planning to visit Tabacon. Our one Day Passes are subject to availability for this reason we always recommend booking in advance. These passes can also be obtained at the entrance... More
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12 June 2018|
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Hello Fransheska, Thank you for writing to Tabacon. We are glad to read you are planning to visit us soon. It will be a pleasure to assist you with the information you request. We have different day pass options, you can... More
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