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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes

Guest reviews

4.6 out of 5 Wonderful
896 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Breakfast included
Parking included
Air Conditioning
Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationGo Adventure Park4 min drive
Popular LocationMistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park12 min drive
AirportLa Fortuna (FON-Arenal)15 min drive
Popular LocationArenal Volcano22 min drive

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About this area

La Fortuna

Located in La Fortuna, Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa is in a rural area and on the riverwalk. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Arenal Volcano and Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park, while Arenal Natura Ecological Park and Ecoglide Arenal Park are popular area attractions. Traveling with kids? Consider Kalambu Hot Springs and Costa Rica Sky Adventures. Rafting and boat tours offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails and rock climbing nearby.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Go Adventure Park - 4 min drive
  • Arenal Natura Ecological Park - 5 min drive
  • Ecotermales Fortuna - 7 min drive
  • Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park - 12 min drive
  • Arenal Volcano - 22 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportJuan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 135 min drive

Restaurants

  • Los Tucanes — 1 min walk
  • Ave del Paraiso — 1 min walk
  • Benedictus — 4 min drive
  • Altamira — 6 min drive
  • Restaurante Mi Casa — 10 min drive

About this property

Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa

4.5-star family-friendly resort, walk to Arenal Volcano National Park
Along with 2 restaurants, this smoke-free resort has a full-service spa and an outdoor pool. Free buffet breakfast, 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. All 103 rooms feature thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers, plus free WiFi and plasma TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find 24-hour room service, DVD players, and minibars.
Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa offers 103 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and minibars. Plasma televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

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.

The Grand Spa has 11 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and Thai massages. 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.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Awards and 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.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 6:30 AM–10 AM
  • 2 restaurants
  • 1 swim-up bar and 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Children's pool
  • Fitness center
  • Full-service spa
  • Hot springs
  • Outdoor pool
  • Shopping
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Dry cleaning service
  • DVD player
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Waterslide

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 15 hot springs
  • 11 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Hot springs/mineral springs
  • Hot springs water temperature (Fahrenheit) - 99
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage - Thai
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Mud bath
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Spa open daily
  • Spa tub

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • DVD player
  • Plasma TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar

More

  • Desk
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 11:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from April 1 2020 to November 13 2020 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

Grand Tabacon
Tabacon Gr Thermal
Tabacon Gr Thermal Fortuna
Tabacon Gr Thermal Resort
Tabacon Gr Thermal Resort Fortuna
Tabacon Grand Resort
Tabacon Grand Spa
Tabacón Thermal Resort La Fortuna
Tabacon Grand Thermal Resort
Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal
Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort La Fortuna
Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal La Fortuna
Tabacon Grand Hotel Thermal
Tabacon Grand Resort Thermal
Tabacon Resort
Tabacón Thermal Resort
Tabacón Thermal La Fortuna
Tabacon Thermal & La Fortuna
Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa Resort
Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa La Fortuna
Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa Resort La Fortuna

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa and receive a full refund?
Yes, Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Is Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa?
Check-in is from 3 PM–11:30 PM.
What time is check-out at Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa?
Check-out is at noon.
Does Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa located?
This family-friendly La Fortuna resort is located on the riverwalk, 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Arenal Natura Ecological Park, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Arenal Volcano and Ecoglide Arenal Park. Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park and Cerro Chato Lake are also within 9 mi (15 km).
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4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.8/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

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Hot springs were truly amazing and unique. Well worth the stay!!
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
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Amazing property and hit springs were super nice. Great breakfast and super nice and helpful staff!!
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
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This property is a great place to relax and enjoy the comforts of the hot springs and amenities. The staff are absolutely fabulous. If I have one concern it is that the bed covers are quite heavy which is my personal issue when I sleep.
Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
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Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa was fabulous! The staff are the best around! The rooms are gorgeous, large and comfortable. Both restaurants have great dining options and we had fabulous meals on the property. We were really impressed also by the cocktails at the bars on the property! The grounds are beautiful and lovely to walk around on (or get chauffeured around on a golf cart if you are in a rush). It is a short walk or shuttle ride to the thermal pools & spa. We could spend days checking out different thermal pools among all the walkways and paths - the grounds are beautiful during the day and at night. Excellent customer service in every single capacity - from booking tours, wait staff, front desk, bartenders, etc. We felt so pampered and it was a wonderful way to start a vacation!
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

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We had a bit of a fall over a rock at the thermal springs, the staff was right there after the incident, first aide applied and a follow up with the Dr. Extremely efficient and organized. The next day, as we were leaving at 6am, we had food baskets that were prepared according to the very efficient concierge. We were very pleased with hotel, staff, and service. Excellent hotel and staff. We would highly recommend this hotel !
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

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