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Address: Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2479 2099
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Nestled in the heart of the tropical rainforest at the base of the majestic...

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.

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Awesome quick visit

Just poped in for the afternoon, just was the springs although the hotel did look really nice, warm water and multiple pools was a great relaxation after a nice hike!!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 February 2015
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Farmington, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

In all fairness we had done a very long day of touring in solid rain so the last thing we wanted was to sit in water. However it was warm and inviting. Cocktails and food was a premium. Also felt since we were on a tour they delayed our dinner. The restuarant appeared empty but they would not let us... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2015

Just poped in for the afternoon, just was the springs although the hotel did look really nice, warm water and multiple pools was a great relaxation after a nice hike!!

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Greenville, SC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2015

Let's get the worst out of the way - the buffet dinner was plentiful but only good, not great. The real attraction is the hot springs (river, really) anyway. I can't imagine not just loving this experience. This is the highest-rated of the hot springs in the area and it's easy to see why. I won't bother with the mechanics... More 

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Capital Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2015

The property cannot be justifiably described by text. The buffet dinner was very good and service friendly.

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medford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

We had the joy of staying at the Tabacon Resort and Hot Springs. You can access the Hot Springs by a resort shuttle or walk. They provide towels and lockers. There is also a buffet food restaurant at the Hot Springs, that's a bit pricey but the food was good. Beyond the pool you wander through pathways that lead up... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

I highly recommend a trip to the hot springs. The gardens were gorgeous and it was so relaxing to explore all of the different hot spring levels. As busy as it was, we were still able to find a quiet corner spring all to ourselves. Heaven!

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

This is the most amazing place - huge natural hot springs. Beautiful! You can also plunge in a cool pool or have lunch or dinner at the Hot Springs.

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Ingleside, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

This was beautiful! Hotel staff are amazing. They upgraded us to two huge suites when they heard it was our sister's birthday. The hot springs, pool area, locker room and shuttles were awesome. We had so much fun here!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2015

My husband and I had a reservation here as part of a vacation package, which included 4 hours to explore the hot springs and eat dinner when we wanted. THIS is the place to go if you're looking for luxury: a swim-up bar, cascading waterfalls--all of which are hot springs in which you can sit and relax--and a delicious buffet... More 

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Dawson Creek, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2015

Amazingly beautiful! We were very impressed with the grounds and pools. The food at the buffet dinner was very good and all employees were very friendly Great pina coladas and mojitos at the pool bar too :) The change rooms were clean and well maintained. For the price for a family of 4 I don't think we would go back,... More 

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