Paradise Hot Springs, La Fortuna de San Carlos

4.4
#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 And yes, PHS looked outdated when you first get there.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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  • 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.
  • For the price I was expecting only a 2 or 3 star, but pleasantly surprised! We were extremely pleased with the helpfulness of the hotel staff, fit and finish of the rooms and general cleanliness of the resort. Very quiet location making you feel like you're in a secluded tropical paradise while still having accessibility to plenty of other offsite attractions nearby. Only complaint I had was the mattress on the bed was too firm. Definitely recommend Paradise Hot Springs Resort for anyone visiting Costa Rica.
  • quiet and private. Come when it opens and its as if you own the place until about 4 PM. Then it gets slightly more busy. Very clean and staff is nice. Even when other people are here they respect your space. No kids!!
  • Great service, friend staff, and DELICIOUS drinks here! The hot springs here has a bar in one of the thermal pools. You can also order food at the bar and they bring it to you. If you want a towel you need to make a deposit, use the towel and bring it back. Then you get your money back. Overall I HIGHLY recommend this place. It's cheaper then the other hot springs as well!
  • Nice place to relax your from hiking tired body and enjoy the beautifully made pools and amazing view to Arenal volcano. If you come early, you can avoid crowds and watch colibris fly around. Evening dinner looked better than lunch though.. At evening you had an open buffet and live music. Morning hours are less crowded, but the lunch is just ok.. Definitely take something to read and enough sunscreen.
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