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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  • on our visit most of the spa was closed off for works or just not on. we were not told this when booking and were not offered any discount upon arrival. Bar staff were particularly rude and unhelpful ...  more »
  • I have to be honest and mention that I tried Tabacon Hot Springs on a previous trip so these ones in comparison fell short. There is a huge price difference also (this one is like 4 times cheaper) but...  more »
  • When we drove to La Fortuna it was raining a lot. We didn't know what to do, but we can really recommend these hot springs. They have some hot pools, colder pools, a pool bar and spots to just relax. ...  more »
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  • A beautiful set of hot springs with a stunning view of the volcano (when the clouds cooperate). Different pool sizes and temperatures offer a variety of ways to experience the springs, while the swim-up bar offers snacks and refreshments. The six rooms on the property are comfortable and new, and staying gives you the opportunity to enjoy the pools grounds before and after the daily tourist rush. The on-site restaurant seemed a bit overpriced (we didn't eat there) but there are plenty of other great options in the area if you're willing to drive 10-15 minutes. Worth visiting for one day or several.
  • The resort was just marvelous beautiful hot springs seven different pools with all different temperatures from 95 degrees up to 130 was great great great and great
  • Supposedly not as fancy as the place next door, Paradise Hot Springs is a nice place with multiple pools of varying temperatures. It was not crowded in the afternoon. A tour bus came around 4 as we were leaving. We came back at night and again, it was not crowded.
  • Beautiful! So many different pools and temperatures to choose from! Great bar with good food. We were there at night and it was stunning. A must see!
  • Great place, could use some maintenance and updating, but for the price a great value. It was beautiful at night as well, staff helpful.

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