Tabacon Hot Springs, La Fortuna de San Carlos

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#1 of 118 in Spas in Costa Rica
Soak in the volcanic surroundings at Tabacon Hot Springs, a spa resort in the heart of Costa Rica's rainforest. The five-star complex provides luxurious and relaxing experiences in a natural setting, right at the base of a mighty volcano that destroyed a nearby village in the 1960s. Dormant for the last few decades, the volcano now provides a scenic backdrop for five different hot springs, with temperatures ranging between 25 C (77 F) and 50 C (122 F). Naturally heated by the volcanic soil, a thermal river flows through the resort and forms several small waterfalls and swimming pools. Browse the website for one-day passes, special packages, and onsite accommodations. Put Tabacon Hot Springs on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our La Fortuna de San Carlos trip maker app .
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  • It is not to be missed spend a few hours relaxing in the hot springs of Tabacon. The facilities are very well maintained and the circuit of water, with waterfalls, pools and small waterfalls are super relaxing! 100% recommended.
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  • A tour we went on took us for the evening and it was beautiful! Such a nice relaxing night after a busy day. It’s very worth checking out. They dinner was good, it made the day a little easier and not...  more »
  • Very nice facilities, friendly, very friendly. The parking lot is a little long of facilities, if it is raining it wet one all. There is no variety of cocktails and snacks. The main reason why I want a 3 is for food, completely disappointed, no seasoning, aged, little variety, one of the frescoes was completely without a drop of sugar and basically was a water chacha. And visited several springs of the competition and triple you the quality food. I seem to have a large area of improvement in regards to gastronomy. I expected much more.
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  • Great facility. Multiple outdoor pools with different temperatures. Beautiful decoration. Separate shower/changing rooms and lockers separated by gender. The dinner buffet offers a generous range of international cuisine in an elegant atmosphere. Open to patrons not staying at the Tabacon Resort. No information about the admission fee and buffet price (entry to the hot springs and buffet dinner was included as part of my trip).
  • Hot springs are fantastic. Service is exceptional. The restaurant was twice the price it should have been but that is what you pay to eat there.
  • Fantastic hot springs. I highly recommended. Part of the hotel but you can get a day pass.
  • Visited Costa Rica last year with my friend and one of the top places on my list was Tabacon Hot Springs. After days of white water rafting, hiking, and various activities, we needed a break and this was the perfect place. The hot springs here are absolutely beautiful- they are naturally heated by the Arenal volcano and have soothing minerals in the water. There are various pools and waterfalls of different temperatures and lush greenery everywhere. An extremely romantic place..We easily spent 6+ hours here just relaxing and soaking up the water.
  • After activities, this is the best place for relax if you like the hot bath. Hot spring water due to valcano but no sulfuric smell. Good for family, lover and friends.
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