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Room type

Orchid Room King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Orchid Room Two Queen beds

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 1 child, 2 infants)

Honeymoon Suite King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Tabacon Suite King Bed

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 3 children, 1 infant)


Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly La Fortuna resort in Arenal Hot Springs with 2 restaurants

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This family-friendly La Fortuna resort is located on the riverwalk, within 2 mi (3 km) of Arenal Natura Ecological Park, Baldi Hot Springs, and Ecotermales Fortuna. Ecoglide Arenal Park is 2.6 mi (4.1 km) away.

Resort Features

This smoke-free resort features 2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an outdoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a fitness center, a bar/lounge, and a swim-up bar are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 103 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and 24-hour room service. DVD players and minibars are standard, as are plasma TVs with cable channels.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort features hot springs and a waterslide. Dining is available at one of the resort's 2 restaurants. The property also offers a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include a swim-up bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This luxury resort also offers an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request), a beach shuttle, and an area shuttle. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 7 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Total number of rooms - 103 
  • Waterslide 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1997 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Children's pool  
  • DVD player  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Waterslide  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • DVD player 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Minibar 
  • Phone 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Los Tucanes - Overlooking the pool and garden, this fine-dining restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Ave del Paraiso - Overlooking the pool and garden, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Reservations are required.

Arenal Wet Bar - This poolside bar specializes in international cuisine and serves light fare only. Happy hour is offered.

Cana Brava Lobby Bar - This lobby lounge overlooks the garden. Happy hour is offered.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Hot springs and complimentary bicycles are featured at the resort. An outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a waterslide and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hot springs on site 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Rock climbing nearby 
  • Ziplining nearby 

Spa Services

The Grand Spa has 11 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic. The spa is equipped with hot springs/mineral springs, a mud bath, and a spa tub.

Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Mud bath in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Hot springs/mineral springs in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 12 
  • Number of treatment rooms 11 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children under 4 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: CRC 15192 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Up to 2 children 4 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Sustainable Tourism Education Program (STEP), a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.
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