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4.7 of 5 guest rating
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Orchid Room Two Queen beds
388 square feet
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Orchid Room King Bed
388 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
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Rainforest King Bed
366 square feet
1 King Bed 1 Double Sofa Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Honeymoon suite
Room with view
699 square feet
1 King Bed 1 Double Sofa Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Tabacon Suite King Bed
1087 square feet
1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
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Get an overview of this hotel
4.5-star family-friendly resort, walk to Arenal Volcano National Park

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Laundry facilities

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 4.7 mi (7.5 km) from Arenal Volcano and 5.6 mi (9 km) from Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park.

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 safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as hot springs, an outdoor pool, and a waterslide. Additional amenities at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). 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. Relax with your favorite 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. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Renovations & Closures

This property is closed from April 1 2020 to November 13 2020 (dates subject to change).

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. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast 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. For a surcharge, the property provides a beach shuttle and a roundtrip airport shuttle. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

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

  • 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
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 1997
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free wired Internet
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Computer station
  • Children's pool
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Proposal/romance packages available
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Shopping on site
  • Ballroom
  • Laundry facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Total number of rooms - 103
  • Television in common areas
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Number of buildings/towers - 7
  • Wedding services
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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, slippers, and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Turndown service
  • DVD player
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Slippers
  • Shower only
  • Cable TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Plasma TV
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Bed sheets available - no
  • Bed sheets not available

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. Open daily.

Arenal Wet Bar - This poolside bar specializes in international cuisine and serves light fare only. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Cana Brava Lobby Bar - This lobby lounge overlooks the garden. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

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

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 11:30 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 18

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.

Pet Policy

  • 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 may be 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

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

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 may be 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.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Debit cards not accepted

Protective clothing is not available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

LGBTQ friendly

No elevators

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Number of children who can stay free - 2

No gap period between guest stays

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 150
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 50 (from 6 to 11 years old)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Hotel Names

  • Grand Tabacon
  • Tabacon Gr Thermal
  • Tabacon Gr Thermal Fortuna
  • Tabacon Gr Thermal Resort
  • Tabacon Gr Thermal Resort Fortuna
  • Tabacon Grand Resort
  • Tabacon Grand Spa
  • Tabacón Thermal Resort La Fortuna
  • Tabacon Grand Thermal Resort
  • Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal
  • Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
  • Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort La Fortuna
  • Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal La Fortuna
  • Tabacon Grand Hotel Thermal
  • Tabacon Grand Resort Thermal
  • Tabacon Resort
  • Tabacón Thermal Resort
  • Tabacón Thermal La Fortuna
  • Tabacon Thermal & La Fortuna
  • Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa Resort
  • Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa La Fortuna
  • Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa Resort 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.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

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.

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