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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.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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+506 2479 2099
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Reviewed yesterday

The Tabacon Hot Springs is a beautiful garden full of flowing water falls and ponds that are very warm. although very popular, it was easy to find a spot to sit and relax in peace and quiet. The food in the restaurant was very good...More

Thank adela402
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Many hotels in the area have hot springs but these are wonderful as it's so big. Little crowded but did not matter as it is quite spread out and many to choose from. We did the volcano hike first and this after - Very relaxing....More

Thank Amisha P
Reviewed yesterday

We stayed at the Tabacon for 4 days and the hot springs were amazing. The lush tropical plants and the layout of the springs were fabulous. After touring most of the day, this was a place to relax. As we were hotel guests, we had...More

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 2 days ago

This spa is amazing. The water is from a natural warm spring, heated to 40 degrees centigrade by Volcano. The spa is much bigger than I expected with lots of man made waterfalls, rock pools and jacuzzis. It was busy, but also big enough to...More

Thank Bwthy
Community M, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Tabacon with us. We are glad to read you han an amazing 5 star visit and that you consider Tabacon a mist visit attraction in the Arenal area. As you were...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Everyone says you have to do the thermal hot springs before you leave Costa Rica... and for good reason!! These hot springs are amazing and the fact that they are natural is unreal.More

Thank SocioKathy
Community M, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello SocioKathy, 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 consider our resort a must visit before leaving Costa Rica. At the same time, it's a pleasure...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was so cool I have never seen or even heard of anything like this river. This is a must do when in Costa RicaMore

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

Hello Avery, Thank you for taking the time to share with us your experience at Tabacon. We are glad to read you had a cool visita and that you have never seen or even heard about anything like the 100% natural thermal river that goes...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went here just for the day with the wife, wow! What slice of paradise. The place is massive must of gotten lost twice. The hot springs are something special, maybe even better than the blue lagoon in Iceland, it's very close that's how good they...More

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

Hello Oliver, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Tabacon. We are glad to read we had the pleasure of hosting you and your wife at our slice of Paradise. It's wonderful to know you consider our hot springs are something...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't listen to Lonely Planet's review of Tabacon - it is not cheesy. This is the place to experience the hot springs in and around Arenal/La Fortuna - even if you are not staying overnight at the Tabacon resort. The grounds, gardens and hot springs...More

Thank TourDuMondeTraveler
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 you had the opportunity of visiting our resort and soaking into our more than 20 thermal pools. At the same time, it's great...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a long drive soaking in these hot springs/hot river is amazing! 70$ for after 6pm ticket incl dinner (normally 85$) - its overpriced but we enjoyed every minute of itMore

Thank SandraPaelinck
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 through this review. We are glad to read you had an amazing 5 star visit and that you enjoyed every minute of your time at Tabacon.We appreciate your review and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bike rental guy recommended this place. It was great because it is just hot springs without the hotel. It was really inexpensive for the day. You get a reserved table under a canopy and can use the springs as you chose. There are cocktails, beer...More

Thank JoeG1207
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 with us. We are glad to read you had a 5 star during your visit. Just as you mentioned our thermal resort is just a few minutes away from our...More

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apubita
12 February 2017|
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Response from Melania L | Property representative |
Dear Apubita Thanks for your question! We have several day pass options and prices change depending on the services included and the schedule to visit the hot springs you select. If you are arriving after 5:00 pm the Day... More
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apubita
12 February 2017|
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Response from TabaconGuestService | Property representative |
Hello Apubita, We appreciate your interest in Tabacon. We offer day pass with lunch or dinner, Price per person US$ 85.00, this incudes entrance to the hot springs from 10 am to 10 pm and lunch or dinner as per your... More
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Kimberly O
31 January 2017|
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Response from TabaconGuestService | Property representative |
Hello Kimberly, we appreciate your interest in Tabacon. In relation to the rates of lodging the guests of our hotel have complementary enjoyment of breakfast included, however other food services are not included in the... More
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