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Located in Arenal Hot Springs, Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort is a leisurely stroll from sights such as Go Adventure Park and Arenal Natura Ecological Park. This 103-room, 4.5-star resort has 2 restaurants along with conveniences like a full-service spa and an outdoor pool. It's on a river and also near Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge and Baldi Hot Springs.
Enjoy dining at the resort's 2 onsite restaurants: Los Tucanes specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner; Ave del Paraiso offers relaxing pool views. Order from 24-hour room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.
All 103 recently renovated rooms provide minibars, coffee makers, and ceiling fans. Guests can expect free WiFi and plasma TVs with cable channels and DVD players. Bathrooms offer hair dryers, designer toiletries, and bathrobes. Other standard amenities include safes, phones, and ironing boards.
Guests of Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort enjoy a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a children's pool. You can take advantage of free parking, along with an area shuttle for a fee. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this luxury resort include a fitness center, a spa tub, and free WiFi in public areas.
- Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
- Free parking
- Onsite dining
Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is noon
Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort 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 high-speed 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. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in October 2012.
- Coffee/tea maker
- DVD player
- Shower only
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Air conditioning
- Ceiling fan
- Turndown service
- Designer toiletries
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Room service (24 hours)
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Cable TV service
- Free WiFi
- Plasma TV
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. Complimentary self parking is available on site.
Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort is a smoke-free property.
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- 24-hour front desk
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Number of floors - 2
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-out
- Fitness facilities
- Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
- Beach shuttle (surcharge)
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Computer station
- Free WiFi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Total number of rooms - 103
- Multilingual staff
- Luggage storage
- Free self parking
- Area shuttle (surcharge)
- Number of restaurants - 2
- Snack bar/deli
- Shopping on site
- Smoke-free property
- Spa tub
- Children's pool
- Outdoor pool
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Swim-up bar
- Full-service spa
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Year Built 1997
- Number of buildings/towers - 7
- Television in common areas
- Wedding services
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Free self parking
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
- 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
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.
Start your morning with a buffet breakfast, available each day from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM for a surcharge. You can order a meal from 24-hour room service.
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
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
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 4 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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
No cribs (infant beds) available
- Resort fee
- Fee for buffet breakfast: CRC 15192 per person (approximately)
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We should mention
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.
- Pets not allowed
Awards & Affiliations
- The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.