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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” (303 reviews)
“hot springs” (1,320 reviews)
“day pass” (181 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 yesterday

We spent half a day here and just wish it had been longer. We started with a delicious lunch then got changed (fluffy towels supplied along with a locker) and went from hot spring to hot spring. Set in beautiful tropical rainforest gardens with fabulous...More

Thank Jean C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We spent an evening in the Tabacon hot springs, followed by a delicious buffet dinner. Beautiful gardens, and well laid out areas to enjoy the Hot Springs. Although it was raining, we enjoyed our visit.More

Thank Lgoodian
Community M, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Lgoodian, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Tabacon. We are glad to read you had a 5 star visit and that you spent an evening at Tabacon hot springs followed by a delicious buffet dinner. At the same time,It's...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Tabacon was wonderful, a very beautiful hot spring. The swim up bar at the main pool was fantastic, and the hot springs were designed in a very beautiful way, making many of them private. The dinner was decent--not the very best we had in Costa...More

Thank morticia555
Community M, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello morticia555, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Tabacon. We are glad to read you enjoyed our more tan 20 thermal pools and ponds. At the same time, it's great to know you had a fantastic time at our swim...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went around dusk, and after dark the place takes on a little mystical quality. There's a nice swimming pool, but the area in the back, beyond the locker area, has several pools of varying characteristics. There are tranquil pools, and waterfalls and canals of...More

Thank John B
Community M, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello John, Thank you for visiting Tabacon. We are glad to read you had a lot of fun soaking into our more tan 20 thermal pools and ponds surrounded by the Rainforest lush. At the same time, it's great to know you enjoyed our dinner...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really had a lot of fun here. I took my partners grandson, who usually cannot sit still for more than two seconds (he's 19). He was blown away, just sitting in the pools. While my assessment was a little more reserved, having lived in...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Community M, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Tabacon with us. We are glad to read we had the opportunity of hosting you. It's wonderful to know you had an enjoyable experience. At the same time, it's great to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful experience - don't miss this! Lots of little pools connected by waterfalls , and all natural water heated by thermals from the volcano. My skin felt wonderful and soft afterwards. Food is absolutely excellent - but beware of the prices charged in...More

Thank A13pea
Community M, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello A13pea, Thank you for visiting Tabacon and sharing your experience with us. We are glad to read you had a 5 star visit and that you enjoyed our more tan 20 thermal pools and ponds. At the same time, it's great to know your...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful place. Don’t miss this one. We stayed for the whole day but a half day would have worked. If you are young, you might want to go at night. They turn on lights and it’s very romantic. The hot springs very from 86...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Community M, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are glad to read you had a romatic and relaxing 5 star visit and that you enjoyed all our facilities. We appreciate your review and hope to host you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the 'dinner' visit, and were surprised at the high quality of the buffet food. BUT don't get caught lingering because the real reason you're there are the amazing hot springs. We were a little confused about the process of getting started, but muddled...More

Thank stmckay
Community M, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello stmckay, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Tabacon. We are glad to read we had the opportunity of hosting you and that you enjoyed our amazing hot springs. It's wonderful to know you consider your visit was totally worth...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The setting is natural, serene, and beautiful. I entirely agree with the comments about the spectacular hot springs. We were there during peak season, but the springs did not feel crowded. Our group ranged from age 3 to 70+, and everyone had a wonderful time....More

Thank clct75
Community M, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Tabacon. We are glad to read you enjoyed our facilities and services. It's great to know you had a wonderful time and that you enjoyed our thermal pools and ponds. However,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a retreat to Tabacon Bot springs and the experience did not disappoint! Wonderful guest services. Beautifully kept landscape and lots of thermal hot springs to relax and enjoy. The gardens were incredible. Lunch was included with the package we chose and the food was...More

Thank Erica G
Community M, Gerente at Tabacon Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Erica, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Tabacon. We are glad to read you enjoyed our beautiful landscape and our variety of thermal hot springs. At the same time, it's great to know you enjoyed our services and facilities....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
5 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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