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Paradise Hot Springs

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Address: La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 2479 1380
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Great for relaxing without the crowds, perfect for couples and for friends...

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.

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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$ 152.00*
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Combination Tour with Hanging Bridges Waterfall Volcano Hike and Hot Springs
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US$ 200.00*
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Combo Tour: Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall, Arenal Volcano Hike and...

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Surprisingly natural and serene

I was surprised that this natural hot spring being fed into a pool seemed all natural and serene. Took a group of students and stayed a couple of hours and we all seemed to relax... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was surprised that this natural hot spring being fed into a pool seemed all natural and serene. Took a group of students and stayed a couple of hours and we all seemed to relax easily. Drinks are reasonable and it has facilities for food. Lots of different privacy of pools too. Don't lose your towel or key or you... More 

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24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Springs were very relaxing and there were a variety of pools at different temperatures to choose from. The pools were nice enough (but if I'm being picky I would say they could have been a bit cleaner). Changing facilities were good. The swim up bar is a nice touch, but it took us - not exaggerating - 30 minutes... More 

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Thank hollyb888
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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285 reviews
131 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here with several friends to have a few hours of relaxation in the hot springs. The whole place is very nice. Several pools, some very big and some smaller ones in a beautifull kept garden area. Also the swim up pool bar is very nice wiht great drinks and cocktails.

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Thank PatrickBuijs
Orlando, Florida
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36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited these hot springs after a day of white water rafting and it was such a lovely treat. The pools are beautiful and there were hardly any crowds. There is also a swim up bar and drinks are allowed in the pool. In a cozy corner, tucked away, there's a small pool with the most insane view of the... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

From the road, you see an outdated looking sign alerting you that you have arrived. Don't be fooled. The hotel, which currently only has 6 rooms, was new and well kept. The mattresses were a bit stiff but the remainder of the experience exceeding my expectations! The hot springs were excellent as well. I've been to several in the area... More 

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South Hamilton, Massachusetts
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97 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We liked the different pools. The best thing about this one is there are a couple of jacuzzis and massaging waterfall, which we didn't see at another place we tried. It was crowded when we arrived but quieted down by 7:30.

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Thank Sportsgirl59
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

A beautiful set of hot springs with a stunning view of the volcano (when the clouds cooperate). Different pool sizes and temperatures offer a variety of ways to experience the springs, while the swim-up bar offers snacks and refreshments. The six rooms on the property are comfortable and new, and staying gives you the opportunity to enjoy the pools grounds... More 

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Midland, Michigan
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126 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

After a day that started with zip-lining, followed by a hike through the national park, the hot springs were a fabulous ending. Many large pools that all felt secluded and private. Fountains, lights and winding paths made this seem like a hot tub waterpark for adults. Pools were clean and varying temps of pools made it fun to work your... More 

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Thank AFM33
Minnesota
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We purchased the Day Pass w/meal and spent the entire day here enjoying the Hot Springs. For the first couple hours we were all alone enjoying the views, water, and peacefulness. Then only had to share to with a handful of other guests until the evening which gets busier as the busses roll in after their tours. Food and drinks... More 

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Thank 1TravelFamilyof4
ilimme, Manager at Paradise Hot Springs, responded to this review

Hello 1TravelFamilyof4! First of all, thank you very much for taking time to write your review. We are very pleased to hear that you had such a good experience in Paradise, it's wonderful that you had the opportunity to relax and enjoy your meal time. Until next time! Kindest regards, Ileana More 

Gainesville, Florida
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101 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Small, quiet and peaceful. Amazing view of the volcano. I spent the entire day here and would go back again. It is better than a few others that I have been to here- if you are looking for a peaceful place.

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