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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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Arenal Volcano Lava Flow Hike and Tabacón Hot Springs with Dinner
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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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"swim up bar"
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"hot springs"
in 1,324 reviews
"day pass"
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"buffet dinner"
in 182 reviews
"main pool"
in 63 reviews
"hotel guests"
in 35 reviews
"locker room"
in 46 reviews
"costa rica"
in 229 reviews
"hot pools"
in 75 reviews
"warm water"
in 55 reviews
"after a long day"
in 48 reviews
"buffet style"
in 36 reviews
"spring pools"
in 36 reviews
"arenal volcano"
in 111 reviews
"hot river"
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"unique experience"
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Reviewed today

A new experience....went at 6pm.... enjoyed it but it was very crowded and didn't want to lose the children as we went from pool to pool. Would certainly recommend wearing rubber water shoes.

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Reviewed yesterday

I have visited Tabacon on every visit and this was my 12th trip. Something is being lost and the resort was not as busy as I remember it being. I guess there has been new developments and there is more competition but I return to...More

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Community M, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Tabacon. We are glad to read you had the opportunity of hosting you however we are sorry to read you consider it used to be better. We have made changes in...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Tabacon Hot Springs is absolutely stunning. It is quite large, which affords you a feeling of privacy, regardless of how many people are visiting at a time. The water ranges from warm to rather hot. There are lockers, very nice changing/shower facilities, a cool temp...More

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

Hello Jennifer, 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 hot springs to be absolutely stunning. Just as you mentioned, we ouffer locerks, changing /...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

A lot of people are using the facilities but still is a great experience. The option of eating there is good but most of the people are seating in a area with no view. Food selection is good.More

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

Hello Magistros, 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 everything was perfect during your visit. At the same time, we are glad to know you enjoyed our...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Hot springs are over crowded and entrance fee is expensive. Feels like you in an amusement park. Crowds everywhere. Even though it was possible to find a quieter areas of hot springs it was still impossible to feel relaxed and undisturbed. I do not recommend,...More

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

Hello Yunatoni, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Tabacon. We are glad to read we had the opportunity of hosting you however, we are sorry to read we didn't exceed your expectations regarding to your visit. We are sorry t...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We bought a half day pass to the thermal springs online and we had a great time.It was not very busy the day we were there so it was easy to find pools to yourself. The springs are beautiful and the gardeners obviously work very...More

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

Hello Nroe, 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 had a great time taking advantage of our more tan 20 thermal pools and ponds. It's also...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This resort was so wonderful in every way! We enjoyed everything. My husband and I were staying with relatives most of the trip so we were only able to spend a night here. But the one night was so worth it! The suite we got...More

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Community M, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello angieramirezrodr2018, 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 everything was super spacious and clean. We appreciate your detail review and hope to host you again in...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went there with an evening pass costing $ 70 from 6 to 10. It included buffet dinner. The spa is great in the evening : very quiet (busses are gone), super hot water (I don't think I would have enjoyed such hot water so...More

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Community M, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello mcdaigle2018, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Tabacon. We are glad to read you enjoyed our thermal ponds and the cleanliness of our facilities. However, we are sorry to read we didn't exceed your expectations regarding to our buffet...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to the free version of the hot springs. Parking is "un-formal" and at times requires a high car (Jeep or similar) but there is no need to pay for the fancy version... You just walk under the bridge, cross it from below, and...More

Thank Eldar R
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Community M, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Eldar, Thank you for taking the time to write to us. We are sorry to read we didn't have the opportunity of hosting you. Our resort offers pools, ponds, a bar, a restaurant, relaxation areas, changing rooms and lockers for the comfort of all...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

There are many, many pools of thermal springs with various heat-levels. All are well maintained with lots of groomed vegetation separating each one from another. A relaxing and enjoyable soak is guaranteed. There are special pools reserved for guests of the Tabacon hotel (which we...More

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Community M, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello TDC_Traveler, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Tabacon. We are glad to read we had the opportunity of hosting you and that you had a 5 star visit and that you enjoyed all our services and facilties. At the...More

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NYNY878
10 April 2018|
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Response from Community M | Property representative |
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
6 March 2018|
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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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aprenti3
20 February 2018|
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Hello aprenti3, Thank you for taking the time to share your question with us, it´s great to read you are planning to visit us. For the enjoyment of our visitors to our thermal springs we offer the option of Day Pass which... More
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