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Tabacon Thermal Resort and Spa

13 Km Oeste del Centro, de la Fortuna de San Carlos, La Fortuna, Costa Rica


Tabacon Thermal Resort and Spa


Insider Tip

Guests can arrange romantic dinners in a private bungalow set in the rain forest (surcharge). While guests are seated at a table adorned with rose petals and candles, a private chef prepares a gourmet four-course dinner.

Hotel Overview

Near volcano
Nestled amid tropical gardens and rain forest, this resort is located at the base of Arenal Volcano in La Fortuna.
Plasma TVs
102 guestrooms and suites include plasma TVs, DVD players, minibars, coffee/tea makers, and complimentary toiletries.
Pools and lagoons
The resort features more than 20 hot spring pools and lagoons, a full-service spa, a fitness center, 2 restaurants and 2 bars.

Property Location
Located in La Fortuna, Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa is on the riverwalk, within a 10-minute drive of Arenal Natura Ecological Park and Ecoglide Arenal Park. This 4.5-star resort is 5.5 mi (8.9 km) from Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park and 5.6 mi (9 km) from Arenal Volcano.

Make yourself at home in one of the 103 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and plasma televisions. Cable programming and DVD players are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. If you're looking for recreational opportunities, you'll find hot springs, an outdoor pool, and a waterslide. Additional amenities at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare (surcharge), and gift shops/newsstands. The shuttle (surcharge) will take you to the nearby beach or shopping center.

Enjoy international cuisine at Los Tucanes, one of the resort's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Unwind at the end of the day with a drink at the bar/lounge or the swim-up bar. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily from 630 AM to 10 AM.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a computer station, and express check-out. Free self parking is available onsite.


13 Km Oeste del Centro, de la Fortuna de San Carlos, La Fortuna, Costa Rica


SJO - Juan Santamaria International Airport



Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort offers 114 guestrooms and suites elegantly decorated with furnishings made by Costa Rican artisans. All accommodations are equipped with plasma TVs, DVD players, Internet access, alarm clocks, and cordless phones. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, hair dryers, and complimentary toiletries. Additional amenities at this Costa Rica hotel include coffee/tea makers, in-room safes, nightly turndown service, and wake-up calls.


  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Ceiling fan
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Turndown service
  • DVD player
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Shower only
  • Cable TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Plasma TV
  • Number of bathrooms -


Property Amenities

Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort is set amid gardens and rain forest at the foot of Arenal Volcano. The resort features a natural thermal river with twelve hot spring pools and lagoons. The main swimming area features a swim-up bar and a thermal water slide. The on-site spa includes an open-air yoga studio, and treatment bungalows with spa tubs. Amenities at this Costa Rica hotel include 24-hour room service, a concierge desk, and a fitness center.

The amenities listed below are available on site; fees may apply:

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

Number of floors: 2

Number of suites: 29

Number of rooms: 73


Ave del Paraiso
Open-air restaurant located in the hot springs resort area. Serves local and international cuisine including Mexican, Indian, Asian, and Italian. Features a themed buffet every night. Open for lunch and dinner.
Los Tucanes
Open-air restaurant overlooking the gardens, rain forest, and volcano. Serves buffet and à la carte breakfast and à la carte dinner. Features live music in the evenings.
Arenal Wet Bar
Swim-up bar serving a variety of drinks including local beers, tropical cocktails, and classic cocktails.
Cana Brava Bar
Lobby bar serving freshly made sandwiches, desserts, coffee drinks, and cocktails.


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.

  • Bird watching
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Mountain biking
  • Rafting
  • Swimming