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Paradise Hot Springs

3.1 MI Northwest From Downtown la Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 2479 1380
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US$28.00*
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Relaxing Mineral Hot Springs Full Day Pass with Optional Lunch or Dinner
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US$185.00*
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Combo Tour: Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall, Arenal Volcano Hike and...
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US$160.00*
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Great for relaxing without the crowds, perfect for couples and for friends looking for a special revitalizing experience. Spend a day at Paradise Hot Springs Resort and relax in natural thermal water pools and jacuzzis of different temperatures (35ºC/95ºF to 41ºC/104ºF) with focused hydromassage for back, legs, and feet. The Resort also respects a maximum capacity of visitors to provide a peaceful atmosphere. There is a parking area within the property, changing rooms and toilets, showers, massages and body treatments service, food and drink, as well as reclinable beds, sun umbrellas, and relaxing music along the pool areas. All of the necessary elements for a magnificent and relaxing experience.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“large pools” (14 reviews)
“swim up bar” (32 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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3.1 MI Northwest From Downtown la Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We actually stayed at the small, beautiful resort here, so we got to enjoy the springs from 9am-11am for guests only. They don’t allow visitors in until 11am. There are several different temperature springs and one cool pool. They did a beautiful job with all...More

Thank Anne31273
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is not fanciest of the Hot springs near Arenal/ LaFortuna but it’s cheaper than the others. It opens around 11am for the public and it’s a $6 or 7 taxi ride from central LaFortuna. Entry costs $28 plus $5 lock deposit and $10 deposit...More

Thank jronkowski
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Reviewed 4 days ago

after a day of walking and hiking, it's the best way to relax. several pools with various degrees of hit. some with waterfall to massage you, some with beds under water to just relax. there is a pool with a bar inside, and also a...More

Thank morchyshu
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The springs were beautiful, soothing and fun. Drinks and the buffet dinner were delicious! I wish I could go every week. Water temperature was perfect and there were several choices. Staff consistently checked the temperatures to ensure quality and comfort. Loved it, loved it, loved...More

Thank Vera B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After an adventurous day we soaked away our troubles and then had a scrumptious dinner. Service and dinner was great! All you can eat buffet, our dirty plates were taken away and not left on table when we went for more. Swim up bar we...More

Thank Wandergetlost
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited the Paradise Hot Springs (as part of an Ecoterra excursion) after hiking the Areanal Volcano and found it very relaxing and refreshing... many pools each with their own temperature (posted) and some with jets. There were well appointed change rooms...More

Thank GlobeTrotters2777
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a Thursday evening in February, and it felt like we were the only ones there! There are enough pools and a small enough crowd that it was easy to find a private spot. The staff were amazing. Despite what other reviews say,...More

Thank Emma F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After long day it was really good rest. There are many pools with variety temperature of water. The springs are very romantic and calming. If you are lucky, you will see the arenal volcano. In the evening is the best. In January there were not...More

Thank monikadankova1995
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best way to end a day of white water river rafting! Beautiful, very clean and did not feel touristy at all. Several pools and temperatures to choose from. Stay hydrated!

Thank Richard D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time here, the staff was great, the pools were clean...with a $28 admission it was well worth the price and we were treated like VIPs

Thank Douglass W
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HappyTravelers2009
17 January 2018|
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Greetings. Our day pass is invariable (one can come in and out during the day, as pleased, from 11am to 9pm).
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hued793
1 July 2017|
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Hello hued793, Sorry for taking so long to answer your question, hopefully this can still be helpful for you. The drive is about 3-4 hours long but you don't need a 4x4, the road is, in general, in a good condition. In the... More
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Raytapas
21 March 2017|
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Response from ilimme | Property representative |
Hello Raytapas, Thank you for leaving a message! We do have accommodation, but for that date we don't have space anymore for your party of three. Wish you the very best in your vacation. Kindest regards!
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