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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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“swim up bar” (296 reviews)
“hot springs” (1,295 reviews)
“day pass” (178 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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Reviewed 31 January 2016

There are really two aspects to this place, as mentioned previously. The hotel is nice - staff are relatively helpful and the accommodations are clean and comfortable. There was nothing that particularly blew my girlfriend or me away, however, especially for the price. Part of...More

Thank Nicholas I
TabaconGuestService, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2016

Hello Nicholas l, Thanks for sharing your review. We're pleased to know you found our staff helpful and our location clean and comfortable. We're glad you enjoyed our thermal experience, our thermal river offers more than 20 different pools, ponds and cascades all of them...More

Reviewed 30 January 2016

While vacationing in Arenal, Costa Rica, we knew we wanted to experience the amazing hot springs. We were actually staying at the Arenal Lodge, so after doing some research, we decided to purchase a day pass for $60 to Tabacon Hot Springs. What a great...More

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TabaconGuestService, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2016

Hello, Thank you for your preference and for such a complimentary review. We're glad you choose us for your thermal experience. Tabacon offers the only natural hot springs in the region that emerge by gravity from the Arenal Volcano. It is great to know you...More

Reviewed 30 January 2016

My family of 6 walked away with mixed reviews. Adults loved the swim up bar (*but not enough stools to accommodate the large crowd and frankly, not enough bartenders either). Kids (aged 15, 20, and 21) explored top to bottom of the grounds and got...More

Thank Tammy S
TabaconGuestService, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2016

Dear Tammy S, Thank you for choosing us for your family vacation hot springs experience. We’re glad the adults loved the swim up bar and the kids enjoyed exploring the grounds. I’m sorry if you feel uncomfortable with our staff, no matter if you are...More

Reviewed 30 January 2016

We spent a late afternoon in the pools. It was so relaxing and beautiful. I'm pretty sure I could spend two days just at this one site. Dinner was wonderful. Meats cooking on the grill and great fresh fruit.

Thank Pam W
TabaconGuestService, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2016

Hello Pam W, It's great to know you enjoyed your visit and we're grateful to have your feedback. Our natural hot springs are a perfect option for a relaxing experience. We appreciate your preference. Regards, Yendry Espinoza Resident Manager

Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

So beautiful. The hot springs are a must see when you visit this area. The grounds were spectacular and the water was surprisingly warmer then I expected.More

Thank Kevin D
TabaconGuestService, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2016

Hello Kevin D, Thank you for your preference. It is an honor to be considered a must see location when you visit Arenal. We’re glad you enjoyed our thermal experience and that we were able to exceed your expectations. We would love to have the...More

Reviewed 28 January 2016

My wife and I and two adult children went here on Christmas Day with very, very high expectations. We enjoyed it even more than we thought we would. In addition to the hot springs being fantastic, the lunch on Christmas Day was incredible. Sometimes restaurants...More

Thank rkschund
TabaconGuestService, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2016

Hello, It was an honor to have you and your family during Christmas Season at Tabacon. I’m so happy to know we were able to exceed your expectations, including a delicious Christmas Lunch with a visit from Santa with a special gift delivery. We hope...More

Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed at the hotel, very welcoming staff. They require you to use the complementary valet and they prefer to take you to your room in a golf cart so be prepared to tip frequently (carry cash). We spent a day at...More

Thank Amanda R
TabaconGuestService, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2016

Hello Amanda R, Thank you for sharing your comments about your stay. We’re glad you and your boyfriend enjoyed your stay at Tabacon and found our staff very welcoming. We’re glad you enjoyed our thermal experience and our hotel guests and adults-only “Secret Garden” Shangri-La...More

Reviewed 27 January 2016

We visited the hot springs late afternoon but I could have spent all day there! You get a lockable locker where you can put all your belongings. My tip is to leave your towel in your locker as you can easily lose track of it...More

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Tabacon hot springs was a wonderful experience even though it was raining that seemed to add to the experience of being in naturally heated waters. The swim up bar was an excellent place. Lance between bathing and dinner. Although dinner was a buffet there was...More

Thank colbyk_12
TabaconGuestService, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2016

Hello, Thank you for your comments. We’re glad you enjoyed our thermal experience, when it rains the steam creates a mystical ambience perfect for relaxation. Our swim up bar is great to enjoy a delicious cocktail. Thank you for your preference Regards, Yendry Espinoza Resident...More

Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

One more special site to see in La Fortuna is the Tabacon Natural Hot Springs, a lovely place with loads of different steaming pools of natural water heated completely by the warmth of the volcano. We did not book a tour here. We just showed...More

Thank Keirstyn
TabaconGuestService, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2016

Hello Keirstyn, It is an honor be considered one special site to visit in La Fortuna. We’re glad you enjoyed our thermal experience, as you mentioned our thermal river offer more than 20 different pools, ponds and cascades all of them with different temperatures. We...More

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Steven T
24 November 2017|
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Hello Steven, A pleasure to read you are planning to visit Tabacon.Sure, you can exit and re-enter the resort as long as it is within the schedule of your One Day Pass Package. You must also keep the bracelet on your... More
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jimdandyofor
4 November 2017|
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Hello jimdandyofor, We are glad to read you are going to visit us again soon. We offer more than 20 ponds and thermal pools located throughout the resort. If you are a guest of our hotel you will have access to an... 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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