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Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort

Fortuna San Carlos, La Fortuna Arenal, 13km NW, La Fortuna, Costa Rica

  • Pool and Patio

  • The Grand Spa

  • Tabacon's hot springs ladder of relaxation


  • Rooms : 18.5
  • Service : 18.5
  • Public Spaces : 18.5

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It’s no accident that Costa Rica is a hotbed of eco-resorts, with its volcanic highlands nourishing an extensive network of hot springs. And at a time when everyone with a recycling bin is boasting about green hospitality, it’s refreshing to discover a five-star that coexists so peacefully with its natural setting. Situated at the base of Costa Rica’s famous Arenal volcano, the Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort is a wellness paradise that doesn’t have to fake it.

The 102 guest rooms are equipped with modern amenities and decorated with an understated array of locally handcrafted furniture, so you don’t have to rush off after your day at the spa is finished. Some rooms feature private terraces and jacuzzis if you’d rather continue your advanced relaxation in private. In-room meals are available, too, but if you feel like venturing out, two restaurants offer a variety of local specialties and international dishes.

The “grand” part of the name might refer to the resort, or it might refer to the spa. Either way it’s not inaccurate. Here, the Temezcal — a traditional sweat bath designed to purify and detoxify — is guided by a resident shaman, surrounded by the rainforest and thermal river pools; a serious pampering ritual for the spiritually inclined. If less intense treatments are more your speed, or if you simply desire a massage and a cocktail, Tabacon isn’t one to judge. You’ll find whatever you’re looking for among the 11 open-air bungalows.

How to get there:

Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort is located approximately three hours' drive from San Jose. Please contact to arrange airport transfers.

This hotel includes the following special privileges for Plus Members only:
  • Complimentary upgrade upon hotel check-in, based upon availability
  • Complimentary bottle of wine at the time of arrival
  • One complimentary buffet dinner at Ave del Paraiso restaurant per stay, for up to two guests
  • Complimentary welcome amenity in-room
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  • Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort
  • Fortuna San Carlos, La Fortuna Arenal, 13km NW
  • La Fortuna, Costa Rica

Hotel amenities and services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • 24 hour medical assistance
  • 24 hour room service
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Beauty salon
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Garden
  • Lounge
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Spa
  • Steam rooms
  • Wake-up service
  • Yoga

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