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Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa

13 Km Northwest, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos Costa Rica
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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 carbon neutral resort offers a unique blend of nature, adventure and relaxation. Tabacon provides luxurious accommodations, services and amenities in a picture-perfect natural setting. The resort's unique healing thermal mineral spring river emerge from the volcanic earth, cascading to form waterfalls, streams, tranquil pools and ponds. Explore Shangri-La Gardens an hotel guests and adults-only hideaway, delight your senses with world- class cuisine inspired by local fares or surprise that special person with a gala dinner in the middle of the rainforest. Inside the gardens is located The Spa, which combines a beautiful location with a singular spa experience, where treatments are rendered in open air bungalows all of them with private jacuzzi.
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Property amenities
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Meeting Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Hot Tub
Airport Transportation
Public Wifi
Dry Cleaning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Heated pool
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Air Conditioning
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Juan Santamaria Intl Airport79 km
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I can’t say enough about Tabacon. They have an incredible system of hot springs. The springs are a river of pools around 100*F. Perfect in the hot climate. The service is top notch and rooms are high class. They have an air conditioned gym so...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

This family visit is one that we'll remember for a long time. The hotel staff was very kind, facility is beautifull, our room had a modern style and accommodations were very confortable. Everything was sorrounded by nature, there is green everywhere you look. The hot...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Response from Community M, Gerente at Tabacon Thermal Resort & SpaResponded 12 July 2018

Hello Angel, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Tabacon. We are glad to read you enjoyed our location and that you enjoyed our accommodations, facilities and services. As you were able to experience our thermal resort offers more thant 20...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stayed at Tabacón in one of their honeymoon suites for the first part of our trip. It was absolutely perfect! The bed was comfortable, the room was nice, and the staff were awesome! Anything we asked of them, they made it happen and all...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wow! What an amazing experience. I booked my fiance and I a day pass with dinner and highly recommend it. There are several different pools and the scenery is exquisite. It was a great way to unwind after hiking the day before and we really...More

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank 685rachaely
Response from Community M, General Manager at Tabacon Thermal Resort & SpaResponded 3 days ago

Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your amazing experience with us. We are glad to read we had the opportunity of serving you and your fiance. It's wonderful to know your experience was so great you that you didn't want...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The moment we arrived, we were swiftly over run by the valet boys. They were insisting we use their free service, and when we said no, we were told we would have to leave our car somewhere down the road, so we decided to use...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank slinks33
Response from Community M, General Manager at Tabacon Thermal Resort & SpaResponded 3 days ago

Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Tabacon. We are glad to read we had the opportunity of hosting you during your honeymoon. However, we are sorry to read we didn't exceed your expectations during your visit. In...More

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Carmen D
10 November 2018|
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Response from dgkukal | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe so. It's easy to get a shared ride, or hire one. Or do what we did, rent a car (from Dollar rental) and drive. Good roads to Fortuna.
1 November 2018|
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Response from Community M | Property representative |
Hello, We are glad to read you are planning to visit us soon.You can enjoy our thermal pools and ponds through our One Day Passes, these are offered through packages only which offer one or two feeding times. You can get... More
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23 October 2018|
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Hello Owshan, Thanks for sharing your question with us. In regarding to the displacement from Monteverde to Tabacón, we recommend contacting the external tour operator that offers its services to our hotel. They will... More
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Room Tips
"We stayed in the Orchid room, very beautiful. they are all ground floor."
2 weeks ago
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"Enjoy the thermal springs after 8pm. Less crowds"
2 weeks ago
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"Use the 500 rooms excellent"
11 Nov 2018
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"Go for the best you can afford - it's all amazing, but the suite was wonderful."
6 Nov 2018
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US$315 - US$558 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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