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Hotel El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa places you within a 10-minute drive of Aguas Zarcas Church and Aquas Zarcas Square. This 87-room, 3.5-star resort has a full-service spa along with an outdoor pool and free self parking. La Paz Waterfall Gardens is 29.6 mi (47.6 km) from the resort, which is in the mountains.


Start your day off right with a free full breakfast. Enjoy a bite to eat at the resort's restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Satisfy your hunger from the comfort of your room with room service.


Hotel El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa's 87 rooms provide ceiling fans, safes, and phones. Guests can expect to find TVs with cable channels.

Property features

At Hotel El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa, guests enjoy a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. If you drive, take advantage of free parking. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with sightseeing, directions, and local dining recommendations. Other amenities at this hot springs resort include a spa tub, free WiFi in public areas, and a garden.


  • Free full breakfast
  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Hotel El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa features an outdoor pool and a spa tub. The resort offers a restaurant. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This hot springs resort also offers a fitness center, spa services, and multilingual staff. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Hotel El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa is a smoke-free property.

  • Spa services on site 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Spa tub 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Restaurant 
  • Total number of rooms - 87 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Garden 
  • Picnic area 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free WiFi 


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Hotel El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa offers 87 accommodations with safes and ceiling fans. Cable television is provided. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Ceiling fan 
  • Room service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • In-room safe 
  • Phone 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Television 
  • Cable TV service 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary full breakfast.

La Foresta - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Hot springs nearby 

Spa Services

The Spa has 6 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, Ayurvedic, and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with hot springs/mineral springs, a mud bath, a sauna, a spa tub, and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open select days. Children under 8 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Hot springs/mineral springs in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 12 
  • Number of treatment rooms 6 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Mud bath in spa 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at noon


Check-out time is 1 PM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

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


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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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.

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