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Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort


The four basic elements in nature come together in one exuberant place.

The energy of the Arenal Volcano, the heat of the Tabacon River, the life of the tropical rain forest and the purity of its air. Visitors are transported to a higher level of energy, which makes Tabacon one-of-a-kind place in the World.


A date with Nature

This resort is located in the Northern Region of Costa Rica, at the base of the Arenal Volcano, 13 Km. West of La Fortuna de San Carlos, and 6 Km. East of the Arenal Lake. It borders the Volcan Arenal National Park and its exceptionally rich biodiversity. More than 100 species of mammals, 350 different species of birds and a large variety of amphibians, reptiles and insects live in this Park. Its vegetation consists of over 500 plant species.


An encounter with the essence of life

In this setting there are abundant quantities of the first natural element: WATER. Several hot mineral springs join to provide a unique, unparalleled experience. The Tabacon River flows through exuberant ecological gardens, forming natural hot mineral water pools and waterfalls, at temperatures reaching 39 deg; C (102° F), and open to all visitors.


Guests wishing to enjoy the therapeutic qualities of these waters can choose from 10 pools, offering different options. Temperatures range from 23 to 40° C. (73 to 104° F).

Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort offers an extraordinary setting to observe the spectacular Arenal Volcano. At day or nighttime, the constant mini-eruptions present a spectacle of natural explosions that you will never forget. The large concentration of energy and the power of the volcano are the second element of nature present in Tabacon.


If you are looking for an adventure in the tropical rain forest of Costa Rica, Tabacon offers the opportunity to enjoy a first class resort, surrounded by spectacular vegetation, thus finding the perfect balance between man and Mother Nature. In order to achieve this, carefully designed paths have been set up, that allow visitors to experience the rich vegetation of the region up close.



Tabacon Grand Spa is designed to satisfy every need and wish of  customers. Services offered include a first class "Los Tucanes" restaurant with a large variety of local, international and vegetarian cuisine. In addition, the "Ave del Paraíso" restaurant offers a light menu for those seeking a more casual environment.


The strategic location of the wet bar offers a comfortable place to observe the volcano. Customers may enjoy exotic drinks both in the dry area and inside the pool. With the comfort and security of visitors in mind, Tabacon includes full lock room facilities, that enable guests to safely store away their valuables.


Eliminate all stress

Tabacon offers therapeutic massages and volcanic mud masks. A 45 minute treatment releases all stress, while mud masks provide deep facial cleansing with natural elements

You will enjoy a life lasting experience that will bring out the nature in you. But, before you leave, do not forget to visit the souvenir shop, to take home memories of this natural experience.


RATES 2014
Rates valid from December 20, 2013 to December 19,2014

Description Jan. 05, 2014 to Apr. 10, 2014 and June 20 to Aug. 20, 2014 Apr. 21 to Jun. 19, 2014 and Aug. 21 to Dec. 19, 2014

*** Peak Season Christmas: Dec. 20, 2013 to January 04, 2014
Easter Week: April 11 to April 20, 2014

Superior $260.00 $240.00 $300.00
Superior Premium $310.00 $280.00 $340.00
Rainforest Suite $425.00 $375.00 $450.00
Tabacon Suite $475.00 $425.00 $500.00
Honeymoon Suite $525.00 $475.00 $550.00
Ambassador Suite $650.00 $600.00 $750.00
Senator Suite $750.00 $700.00 $850.00


  • Rates do not include local taxes (13%).
  • All reservations require a 2 night minimum stay.
  • Guests staying overnight on Peak Season require a three nights minimum stay and are required to participate in one of the two New Year’s activities;
    • Buffet dinner and Dancing at Ave del Paraíso.
    • Gala Dinner at Los Tucanes
  • Rates include unlimited access to Tabacón Hot Springs during the stay.
  • Rates are based on double occupancy (children 12 years and older) on Superior, Superior Premium, Rainforest Suite y Honeymoon Suite.
  • Rates are based on quadruple occupancy (children 12 years and older) on Ambassador and Senator Suite.
  • Rates are based on triple occupancy (children 12 years and older) on Tabacon Suite.
  • Rates are subject to change without previous notification.


Transfers from San Jose area hotels or San Jose's Juan Santamaría International Airport to hotels in the Arenal area are $160.00 each way, for a minivan with a capacity of up to 9 passengers. Approximate time from San José to the Arenal area is approx 2 hours and 45 minutes. Transfer from Juan Santamaría International Airport to any hotel in San José $35, including airport assistance, for a minivan with a capacity of up to 9 passengers.

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