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Get an overview of this hotel4.5-star family-friendly resort, walk to Arenal Volcano National Park

Popular highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Smoke-free property

Located in La Fortuna, Tabacón 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 5.6 mi (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 6:30 AM to 10 AM.

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

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa 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 complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. A computer station is located on site and 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.

Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa is a smoke-free property.

  • Waterslide 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Year Built - 1997 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Computer station 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Children's pool 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Ballroom 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 103 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 7 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

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

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

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

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 6:30 AM and 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 Things to Do

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 
  • 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 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 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

  • 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, 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Hotel Name

  • Grand Tabacon
  • Tabacon Gr Thermal
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  • Tabacon Gr Thermal Resort
  • Tabacon Gr Thermal Resort Fortuna
  • Tabacon Grand Resort
  • Tabacon Grand Spa
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  • Tabacon Grand Thermal Resort
  • Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal
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  • Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort La Fortuna
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  • Tabacon Grand Resort Thermal
  • Tabacon Resort
  • Tabacón Thermal Resort
  • Tabacón Thermal La Fortuna

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. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information 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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