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Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa

Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa

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HOTEL HIGHLIGHTS

  • Located at the foot of the majestic Arenal Volcano and close to Arenal Volcano National Park
  • A world-class spa and the only natural hot spring resort in the region
  • Perfect for adventurous holidays and intimate getaways, with family-sized rooms and honeymoon suites

at Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa - Luxury Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos

A world-class resort in the midst of the beautiful Costa Rican rainforest, near La Fortuna de San Carlos

Explore lush jungle, natural hot springs and wake up to a dawn chorus of tropical birds. Take in views of the brooding Arenal Volcano. To stay at Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa is to immerse yourself in a Costa Rican paradise.

Set in more than 900 acres of a verdant rainforest reserve, this boutique hotel is a tranquil retreat with luxurious modern touches. Everything is designed to make the most of the inspiring setting – from the design of the rooms to the thermal springs that feed its internationally-renowned spa. Completely in harmony with nature, this hotel has also been awarded five out of five leaves for its sustainability by the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT).

It’s an ideal launch pad for exploring the Arenal Volcano National Park. See (and hear) exotic Costa Rican wildlife in all its glory, from howler monkeys, scarlet macaws, toucans and coatis.. Then finish your day with a swim in Tabacón’s pool, before watching the sun dip below the canopy of the trees.

  • 103 rooms
  • 2 restaurants
  • 3 floors

The rooms

Orchid King Room

Sleeps: 3 People.

Orchid King Room- garden view- King bed- ac- satellite TV- coffee and tea maker- desk- free WiFi- safe and bathroom with rainforest shower and natural skylight. Size: 35 sqm / 377 sqft.

Orchid King Room has large open spaces with unobstructed views of the exterior tropical setting complemented by a modern interior with colourful decor. Features include King-size bed, air conditioning, satellite TV, coffee and tea maker, desk, complimentary WiFi access, safe and bathroom with rainforest shower and natural skylight. Room size: 35 square metres / 377 square feet.

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Orchid 2 Queen Room

Sleeps: 4 People.

Orchid 2 Queen Room- garden view- 2 Queen beds- ac- satellite TV- coffee and tea maker- desk- free WiFi- safe and bathroom with rainforest shower and natural skylight. Size: 35 sqm / 377 sqft.

Orchid 2 Queen Room has large open spaces with unobstructed views of the exterior tropical setting complemented by a modern interior with colourful decor. Features include two Queen-size beds, air conditioning, satellite TV, coffee and tea maker, desk, complimentary WiFi access, safe and bathroom with rainforest shower and natural skylight. Room size: 35 square metres / 377 square feet.

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Rainforest Room

Sleeps: 3 People.

Rainforest Room- terrace or balcony- King bed plus pull-out sofa bed- ac- satellite TV- coffee and tea maker- desk- free WiFi- safe- hot tub- separate glass-enclosed shower. Size: 62 sqm / 667 sqft.

Rainforest Room blends luxury with nature, featuring an outdoor terrace or balcony overlooking the tropical landscape. Facilities include King-size bed plus pull-out sofa bed, air conditioning, satellite TV, coffee and tea maker, desk, complimentary WiFi access, safe, bathroom with a two-person hot tub and a separate glass-enclosed shower. Room size: 62 square metres / 667 square feet.

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Honeymoon Suite

Sleeps: 3 People.

Honeymoon Suite- Arenal Volcano view- King canopy bed- in room tub for two- 50 inch satellite TV- bathroom TV- ac- coffee and tea maker- desk- free WiFi- safe- shower. Size: 65 sqm / 700 sqft.

Honeymoon Suite ideal for couples on intimate getaways with impressive views of Arenal Volcano and the rainforest. Features include King-size canopy bed, in room tub for two, 50 inch smart satellite TV in the bedroom, 26 inch flat screen TV in the bathroom, air conditioning, coffee and tea maker, desk, complimentary WiFi access, safe, bathroom with shower. Suite size: 65 square metres / 700 square feet.

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Tabacon King Suite

Sleeps: 3 People.

Tabacon King Suite- rainforest views- King bed plus sofa bed- dining area- ac- satellite TV- coffee / tea maker- desk- free WiFi- hot-spring fed hot tub- separate shower. Size: 100 sqm / 1076 sqft.

Tabacon King Suite offers a luxurious setting and impressive views of the rainforest. Features include a King-size bed plus a pull-out sofa bed, seating and dining area, air conditioning, satellite TV, coffee and tea maker, desk, complimentary WiFi access, safe, hot-spring fed hot tub and separate glass enclosed shower. Suite size: 100 square metres / 1,076 square feet.

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Tabacon 2 Full Beds Suite

Sleeps: 4 People.

Tabacon 2 Full Beds Suite- rainforest views- 2 full beds plus sofa bed- dining area- ac- satellite TV- coffee/tea maker- free WiFi- hot-spring fed hot tub- separate shower. Size: 100 sqm / 1076 sqft.

Tabacon 2 Full Beds Suite offers a luxurious setting and impressive views of the rainforest. Features include two full beds plus a pull-out sofa bed, seating and dining area, air conditioning, satellite TV, coffee and tea maker, desk, complimentary WiFi access, safe, hot-spring fed hot tub and separate glass enclosed shower. Suite size: 100 square metres / 1,076 square feet.

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Tabacon 2 Bedroom Suite

Sleeps: 4 People.

Tabacon 2 Bedroom Suite- rainforest views- King bedroom- 2nd bedroom with 2 full beds- dining area- ac- satellite TV- coffee / tea maker- desk- safe- free WiFi. Size: 145 sqm / 1561 sqft.

Tabacon 2 Bedroom Suite has rainforest views, expansive areas and an elevated design, preserving harmony between the natural outdoors and the indoor setting. Features include a master bedroom with dining and resting area, King-size bed, and a second bedroom with two full beds, air conditioning, satellite TV, coffee and tea maker, desk, complimentary WiFi access and safe,. Suite size: 145 square metres / 1,561 square feet.

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Senator 2 Bedroom Suite

Sleeps: 6 People.

Senator 2 Bedroom Suite- rainforest views- dining and living room- King bedroom- terrace- 2nd room with 2 full beds- ac- satellite TV- free WiFi- in-room Jacuzzi- shower. Size: 235 sqm / 2530 sqft.

Senator 2 Bedroom Suite ideal for families, has rainforest views, dining and living room, master bedroom with King-size bed and terrace and second bedroom with two full beds. Features include air conditioning, satellite TV, coffee and tea maker, desk, complimentary WiFi access, safe, in-room Jacuzzi, separate glass-enclosed shower and second lavatory. Suite size: 235 square metres / 2,530 square feet.

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Location

Key Features

Air conditioning

Lounges/bars

Wireless internet connection

Pool

24-hour room service

Airport shuttle

Wedding services

Check in

1500

Check out

1200

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  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour security
  • Accessible facilities
  • Accessible parking
  • Air conditioning
  • Airport shuttle
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Buffet breakfast
  • Child programs
  • Children welcome
  • Coffee shop
  • Concierge desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Doctor on call
  • Family plan
  • Fire safety compliant
  • Free parking
  • Full service housekeeping
  • Hairdresser/barber
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Laundry/Valet service
  • Lounges/bars
  • Massage services
  • Meeting rooms
  • Pets not allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Security
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • AM/FM radio
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Bathrobe
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Bathroom telephone
  • Bathtub/shower combination
  • Bidet
  • Cable television
  • Coffee/Tea maker
  • Color television
  • Desk
  • Direct dial phone number
  • Free newspaper
  • Hairdryer
  • High speed internet connection
  • High speed wireless
  • Internet access
  • Jacuzzi
  • Maid service
  • Remote control television
  • Safe
  • Satellite television
  • Separate tub and shower
  • Shower only
  • Sitting area
  • Slippers
  • Smoke detectors
  • Telephone
  • Turn down service
  • TV
  • Wake-up calls
  • Wireless internet connection

  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Weightlifting

Tabacón’s two restaurants– Ave del Paraíso and Los Tucanes – offer everything from breakfast buffets to fine à la carte dining. Tuck into sopa negra (black bean soup) and ceviche. Or savour a Tabacón speciality: lava steak, cooked to perfection on a volcanic stone at your table. For mid-day snacks and refreshing aperitifs, head to the poolside bar or the Shangri-La Gardens, an award-winning, adults-only hideaway.

Los Tucanes Restaurant

Meals served: Breakfast, Dinner

Los Tucanes offers first-class dining in a relaxed setting. Located on the hotel grounds bordered by the rainforest. This welcoming and intimate restaurant serves a tropical breakfast buffet and a la carte dinners. The sounds of water flowing into the thermal mineral spring pool located right next to the restaurant.

Ave del Paraiso Restaurant

Meals served: Lunch, Dinner

Featuring lovely views of the main waterfall and our lush tropical gardens. Ave del Paraiso is located in the thermal resort area. The restaurant is designed to accommodate large group lunches and dinners and also for guests seeking a more informal setting.

With a philosophy centred around the life-giving properties of its natural springs, the spa at Tabacón takes wellness to leafy new heights. Start with a dip in a thermomineral hot tub before a treatment in your own private bungalow. Its palm-thatched roof and caña brava walls allow you to experience the scents and sounds of the rainforest in complete privacy. Tabacón also offers invigorating yoga in its open-air studio.

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