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Address: Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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+506 2479 2099
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Nestled in the heart of the tropical rainforest at the base of the majestic...

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.

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6 stars for the springs!

We visited the springs yesterday - the weather was a mixture of sun, cloud, and rain. Each time the weather changed it was like a whole new experience - the rain was the best... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2015
Eunice L
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Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

We visited the springs yesterday - the weather was a mixture of sun, cloud, and rain. Each time the weather changed it was like a whole new experience - the rain was the best! This place is like heaven on earth - a maze of hot springs and coves. There are lounge chairs everywhere and small pools everywhere. It is... More 

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Miami Lakes, Florida
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Reviewed 15 August 2015

If you go to La Fortuna, this is a MUST. The water feels delicious, and it's an overall relaxing experience, with a buffet meal included. This is good for both families and couples.

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Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 15 August 2015

We went to the hot springs at 6 with the dinner buffet. Real disappointment - one of the few things we regret about our trip.

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Fremont, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015

If your travels take you to Arenal, do not miss Tabacon Hot Springs! We did not stay there, but went there for visit to hot springs and dinner. Amazing hot springs experience. Kids also loved the water slide

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Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Access to the spa was included with the room we had at the Tabacon resort. One advantage to that is that you gain access hours before it is open to the general public. And the resort is exceptional. There are about 30 pools of varying temperatures, hot, warm, and cool. Some have benches, some are just rocks and lava sand,... More 

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Reviewed 13 August 2015

It was okay; not great. Lotsa hot water. The dinner buffet was excellent there. Wait staff were good.

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Yuba City, California
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

Tabacon Hot Springs was the Most exciting and refreshing hot springs experience on Earth with hot water falls that you could walk under. We stayed at their resort which was a five star operation.

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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

Costa Rica is for those that love outdoor activities. The hot springs at Tabacon and the great food at the restaurant are a great way to relax at the end of a very active day.

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Reviewed 12 August 2015

If you want to relax from a hectic day or just let loose on all tension.. Then this is the place... Thermal water from the volcano.. in 20 - 30 mins you will feel band new.. It is a must to be there when in Costa Rica.. If not go to CR just for this place .. you wont regret... More 

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Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

It s the most expensive 60 us dollars but it is the best more natural one. It is amazing hot water natural waterfall games of water it is not easy to describe. Go and taste it.

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