Paradise Hot Springs, La Fortuna de San Carlos

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#7 of 10 in Nature in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Relax and unwind at Paradise Hot Springs, a thermal water resort. Dip into the many pools of geothermal water, heated by Arenal volcano and full of beneficial minerals. The park's design represents a secluded opening in the jungle, and the many different areas provide contrasting atmospheres of fun and restfulness. Indulge in a massage or treatment at the onsite spa, where the therapists use natural and local ingredients across a broad selection of services, including scrubs, reflexology, and wraps. For Paradise Hot Springs and beyond, use our La Fortuna de San Carlos travel planner to get the most from your La Fortuna de San Carlos vacation.
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  • We spent the morning at the hot spring. The swim-up bar included several great drinks and smoothies. The lunch included in our package was amazing!! Very clean  more »
  • We went to Paradise Hot Springs for a few hours after doing a white-water rafting trip. We had originally wanted to go to EcoTermales, but they close for an hour or so in late afternoon and that happe...  more »
  • Yes, of course, you can pay more at the other, higher end hot springs in the area. And yes, PHS looked outdated when you first get there. However, if you are able to set aside first impressions, PHS i...  more »
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  • Great stay and staff! Springs are very clean with them draining and scrubbing them every morning. They were going through a expansion project right next to our multi-room Villa. Workers were very considerate of the guests.
  • The setting is beautiful and the springs they have are nice; although we would have enjoyed a few more options. The buffet was unimpressive and the massages were not the best I've had, but still enjoyable. The staff was great. All in all, well worth the entrance fee, especially considering how much cheaper it is than the other options.
  • This is a wonderful place to stay. The rooms are newly renovated, the grounds are beautiful and staff was very friendly and helpful. The hot springs are very comfortable with a lot of temperatures to choose from! I highly recommend anyone looking to spend a few days in the area try this place out! If I had only one complaint, it would be the buffet options, they are very limited and serve the same meal daily. But there are plenty of other great food locations near by.
  • Excellent 10/10. We came here for our honeymoon and David at the front desk was phenomenal. He had our back the entire time, and guided us on every single thing for our stay. He called us cabs, called our shuttles, and made everything extremely comfortable. The rooms are extremely clean and have an excellent air conditioner, smart TV, and a very comfortable bed. This area is so close to downtown Fortuna and you get to experience the locals who are so friendly and have a loving spirit. There is nothing between the hotel and the volcano and it is extremely peaceful. The food is excellent and is all made fresh. STAY HERE. Seriously.
  • Many different pools with different temperatures and one with swim up bar. Basic change room and washroom facilities and they charge you for towels (maybe if not staying at hotel) our time included a buffet dinner, which was good. Would say about 2 hrs is maximum time here unless you really love just sitting in the tub.
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