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Hotel Description

Family-friendly 4.5-star resort near Arenal Natura Ecological Park

On riverwalk

You'll be within 3 miles (5 km) of Arenal Natura Ecological Park and 6 miles (10 km) of Arenal Volcano with a stay here. Ecoglide Arenal Park and Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Poolside dining

This luxury resort features a full-service spa, hot springs, and 2 restaurants. There's fun for all ages with a children's pool and a waterslide, and families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities. Enjoy the outdoor pool and free perks like buffet breakfast and free self parking.

Free WiFi, plasma TVs

The 103 guestrooms have plasma TVs with cable channels and offer free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Other amenities include DVD players, minibars, and coffee/tea makers.

Orchid Room Two Queen beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$265* Per night/room Oct 18 - Oct 19

Orchid Room King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Honeymoon Suite King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Tabacon Suite King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Rainforest King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Tabacon Suite Two Full Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

83.0% of guests recommend out of 4606 reviews

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About the Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa

Location 13 Km Oeste del Centro, La Fortuna, Alajuela

Property Features

Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa offers its guests a full-service spa, hot springs, and a waterslide. There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a swim-up bar and a bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. An outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are also featured at the luxury Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa. A beach shuttle and a roundtrip airport shuttle are available for a fee. Free self parking is available. This 4.5-star La Fortuna resort is smoke free.

  • 103 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 7 buildings
  • 2 dining venues
  • Built in 1997
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Swim-up bar
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Computer for guest use
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) (125.5 km / 78 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle, area shuttle, beach shuttle, and shopping center shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa offers 103 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and minibars. Plasma televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Plasma television
  • Cable channels
  • DVD player
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10 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 Activities

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.

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

Spa Services

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.

  • Number of treatment rooms 11
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Number of hot springs - 15
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Mud bath in spa
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Thai massage
  • Minimum age to access spa is 12
  • Hot springs/mineral springs in spa
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

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.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2

Hotel Names

  • Grand Tabacon
  • Tabacon Gr Thermal
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  • Tabacon Gr Thermal Resort
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  • Tabacon Grand Spa
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You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number 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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