Ecotermales Fortuna, La Fortuna de San Carlos

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With only a hundred visitors allowed in at any given time, Ecotermales Fortuna offers a haven of rest and relaxation. The family-run hot springs complex boasts a number of pools with varying temperatures. Sit back and unwind in the warm mineral water, praised for its reinvigorating and wellness benefits. Enjoy the lush verdant scenery as you relax, have a delicious cocktail while soaking, then cool off under the freshwater cascade. After lounging in the pools, you can indulge in some traditional Costa Rican cuisine at the onsite restaurant. Put Ecotermales Fortuna and other La Fortuna de San Carlos attractions into our La Fortuna de San Carlos online trip itinerary maker , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • This place is impressive, very clean, very big, just beautiful all around. The offer lockers and towels and it is very safe, they also included dinner buffet and they had very good food as well. Amazi...  more »
  • This place is beautiful. The pools are super hot at the top, and descend in temperature. Natural beauty of the place defies reviewing, and again, we were alone the whole 4 hours we spent here (unlike ...  more »
  • I visited Ecotermales with a friend, after a morning of ziplining and other canopy activities. It was a great way to relax and unwind. The pools are beautiful with waterfalls and tropical plants all a...  more »
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  • Man this was the right place for the thermal experience. The pools range from hot to cold as you go down the mountain. The hottest I would guess was about 105. All these places seem to exaggerate how hot the water is. 105 is based on how I felt after sitting in it for about ten minutes. Lunch was great but we prepaid for the meal and had to select a dining time and entree as we entered the park. It you have any allergies or sensitivities I guess you are supposed to let the front desk person know. Once you sit down, that food is coming based on the info they already have. Super relaxing time. Jungle all around. Just very cool and pretty. Only negative is I could not get hot water of any consequence out of the shower tap. Bonus cool thing was the little spotter scope aimed way up in the tree at an iguana. Also saw a snake and turkey around the pools.
  • Great place to go to, and definitely glad we chose this over the other hot springs available. A reservation is required as people showing up for turned away at the front desk. This is nice as a keeps the place for being crowded. You can go from noon to 5 p.m., or 5 p.m. till 10 p.m. we chose the later one and glad that we were able to enjoy it without cooking In the Heat of the day. They offer an option where you can have a buffet supper included in the price. We chose that option and the supper was amazing. It was also a lot cheaper then had we gone out to eat. Quite convenient that you could use your bracelet to order drinks at the bar without having to carry your wallet around with you. Would definitely recommend this place
  • A very nicely built establishment. Great sets of pools with plenty of elbow room. We never felt like we were crowded and it was easy to enjoy the different pools that ranged from nice and toasty to cool and refreshing. My family and I had a great time here.
  • Higher end hot springs. This place was gracious enough to allow me passage even though it was a high season and I did not book ahead. Yay for solo traveling! The day that I went was rather rainy but the hot springs made a perfect combo between hot springs and cool rain. Hoped to get in the very top part of the springs for some extra warmth but it seems they have shut off the path. Make sure you get a picture in the mini waterfall! Very scenic and chill place. I will definitely stop by again when I'm in the country!
  • Went after a day of hiking. The buffet is good, not great, but definitely hits the spot if you've worked up an appetite. Plenty of free parking, unlike some of the hot springs in the area. Decent variety of hot springs, from nearly unbearable to lukewarm. Drinks are reasonably priced, $4 for domestic beers and $7 for cocktails. The cold pool is nice to reset the internal thermometer. Free lockers and decent shower facilities.
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