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Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort


Featuring hot spring baths, sauna, massages services, luxury spa treatments and 5 swimming pools, Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa is 15 minutes’ drive from the Arenal Volcano National Park.The rooms and suites offer modern décor, garden views, air conditioning, flat-screen cable TV, coffee maker and mini-bar. The bathrooms come with bathrobes, slippers and free toiletries. The suites also feature a living area.

Guests can enjoy a swim up bar, lobby bar and Los Tucanes restaurant and Ave del Paraiso restaurant serving local dishes and international gourmet cuisine. The property also offers free valet parking, a welcome cocktail and unlimited access to its on-site hot springs.

Activities such as volcano tours, rappel, hiking through suspension bridges and rafting can be also arranged.


Orchid Room

Relax in the inviting ambience of this splendid and recently remodeled Orchid Rooms. Experience a vast open space with unobstructed views of the exterior tropical setting magnificently complemented by a modern interior with colorful décor. The bathroom features their “rainforest shower” with its natural skylight. The shower floors have been meticulously pieced together with local stones that gently massage your feet. There is a cozy sitting area that invites guests to read, lounge, or relax. Included amenities: 42” flat screen TV, a comfortable king bed or two queen beds fitted with luxurious bed linens, and a sofa bed. Connecting rooms are available upon request. Size: 35m2 (376sq ft.)

Rain Forest Suite

This elegant and distinctive Rainforest Room seamlessly blends indoor luxury with an outdoor terrace or balcony overlooking the tropical landscape. Bathrooms include a two-person hot tub and a separate glass-enclosed shower. All rainforest suites feature a king bed and a pullout sofa bed. The furniture is handmade by Costa Rican artisans. Included amenities: 42” flat screen TV and very comfortable bedding. Size: 62m2 (667sq ft.)

Honeymoon Suite

These special suites are ideal for couples on intimate getaways. It is the best choice for those celebrating a honeymoon, an anniversary, or a special occasion with your soulmate. The natural beauty of the exotic rainforest forest and impressive views of Arenal Volcano become the backdrop for a stay full of magic and passion. Their spacious and charming honeymoon suites feature a king size canopy bed and an in-room tub for 2. Included amenities: 50” Smart TV in the bedroom and 26” flat screen TV in the bathroom. Size: 65m2 (700sq ft.)

Tabacon Suite

Tabacon Suites are their largest single room category, offering a luxurious setting and impressive views of the rainforest. Elegantly designed for relaxation and comfort, the suites include one king bed or two full beds, plus a pullout sofa bed. There is also a spacious seating and dining area. Exclusive amenities include luxurious bath products chosen to complement the in-room, hot-spring fed, double hot tub or the separate glass-enclosed hot spring shower. Included amenities: 42” flat screen TV in the bedroom and 26” flat screen TV in the bathroom. Connecting suites available upon request. Size: 100m2 (1076sq ft.)

Tabacon Suite Two Bedroom

Choose the vast comfort and luxury of these two bedroom Tabacon Suites. Expansive areas and an elevated design assure optimal comfort. Details aim to preserve harmony between the natural outdoors and the indoor setting. The Tabacon two bedroom suites envelop guests with views of the beautiful surrounding rainforest. These suites include a master bedroom with dining and resting area, an ultra-comfortable king bed, and a second bedroom with two full beds. They are appointed with luxurious bath products, an elegant bathroom with granite counters, an in-room double hot tub and separate glass-enclosed shower. Included amenities: 55” Smart TV in the bedroom and 26” flat screen TV in the bathroom. An additional, 42” TV is available in the secondary bedroom. Connecting suites available on request. Size: 145m2 (1560sq. ft.)

Senator Suite

For the truly discerning traveler, the exclusive Senator Suites combine extensive space, extraordinary comfort and exquisite design in one thoughtful setting. These suites are ideal for families seeking more spacious accommodations, which include a dining and living room conceptualized so as to provide the ideal space for a truly memorable experience. Sleeping areas include a master bedroom with a king bed and terrace overlooking the impressive rainforest, and a second bedroom with two full beds. A beautifully appointed master bathroom features an in-room Jacuzzi and separate glass-enclosed shower. A second lavatory plus a spacious walk-in closet add to the suite’s privacy and style. Included amenities: 55” Smart TV in the living area, 42” Flat Screen TV in the secondary bedroom and 26” flat screen TV in the bathroom. Customized services are available for guests staying in these suites, which are perfect for families or friends traveling together. Size: 235m2 (2530sq ft.)

Stuff To Do

 Pool and Spa

  • Swimming Pool
  • Yoga Classes
  • Beauty Services
  • Waterslide
  • Hot Spring Bath
  • Outdoor Pool (all year)
  • Massage (additional charge)
  • Spa (additional charge)
  • Fitness Center
  • Sauna (additional charge)

Food & Drink

  • Kids’ Meals (additional charge)
  • Special Diet Meals (upon request)
  • Snack Bar
  • Breakfast in the Room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Great Coffee!


  • Shuttle Service
  • Airport Shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle Service (additional charge)
  • Designated Smoking Area
  • Air Conditioning
  • All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
  • Car Rental
  • Souvenir/Gift Shop
  • Safe
  • Honeymoon Suite
  • Family Rooms
  • Hair/Beauty Salon
  • Facilities for Disabled Guests
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Newspapers
  • Room Service

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Eat & Drink

Ave Del Paraiso

Cuisine: Costa Rican cuisine and international fare.
Location: Hot springs area.
Serves: A la carte lunch options and dinner buffet.

Dress Code: Sitting is casual but they do request guests to wear a top, dry clothes and shoes or sandals. Reservations for dinner are highly recommended, especially if you are visiting then for the day or during peak season.

Los Tucanes Restaurant

Cuisine: Specializes in a la carte dining international fare
Location: Hotel grounds
Serves: Buffet breakfast ( available only for hotel guests), Dinner
Dress Code: for evening dining they recommend that gentlemen refrain from wearing sleeveless shirts. Swimwear and flip flops are frowned upon for gentlemen and ladies.
Reservations for dinner are highly recommended.

Arenal Pool Bar

Location: Resort´s main pool
Serves: Snacks and drinks at our traditional swim-up bar and pool resting area.

Caña Brava Bar

Location: Tabacon Hotel lobby.
Serves:snacks, rum specialty drinks, infusions and cocktails.

Shangri-La Gardens Bar

Location: Shangri-La Gardens.
Serves: snacks and cocktails in an adults-only ambiance.

Private Dining

Cuisine: gourmet cuisine, freshly prepared, on-site
Location: Open-air rainforest bungalow
Serves: Private dinner
A unique culinary experience. Your pre-selected gourmet menu will be prepared live by your own chef in a romantic, candlelit ambience.

Get Busy & Entertainment


  • Horseback Riding (additional charge)
  • Cycling
  • Hiking (additional charge)
  • Canoeing (additional charge)
  • Fishing (additional charge)

Entertainment & Family Services

  • Babysitting/Child Services (additional charge)


The Spa at Tabacon is not your typical hotel spa. Memorable spa treatments are rendered in outdoors bungalows tucked away among the trees, gardens and natural hot springs. The setting offers complete privacy, which key in order to achieve the desired state of peace and balance.

The rainforest setting helps the spa guests recall the splendor and serenity of the natural surroundings.

Each treatment is preceded by Tabacon’s signature spa ritual, which starts in their beautifully designed, award-winning open-air resting area. Your pre-treatment preparation includes a dip in the hot spring fed Hot Tub…remember: none of the water at Tabacon is artificially heated, chemically treated, or recirculated.

Tabacon’s open-air spa bungalows are designed for individual or couple’s therapies. In these cozy bungalows, you are sheltered by a palm thatched roof and caña brava, a local wild shrub similar to bamboo. The structure and floor are made of very special, local hardwoods.

They are designed to allow the fresh air and scents of the rainforest become an essential part of each and every treatment. And even more significant are the spectacular sounds of the hot springs, blending perfectly with the ubiquitous sounds of wildlife.

The spa experience at Tabacon offers what is truly the most perfect match between spa design and nature.

All bungalows have a thermal spring-fed tub for two that allow you to soak in river fed thermomineral water, al fresco, in the heart of the rainforest. Hence, many guests choose to extend their treatment so as to enjoy the outdoor balneotherapy.

Weddings & Groups

Arenal natural and wild beauty makes it a memorable and unique wedding destination, a remarkable place for honeymoons or romantic getaways.
From the most intimate get-togethers to the grandest soirees, they make every occasion an event to remember.

Tabacon caters perfectly to modern couples seeking an exceptional find. Their location in Costa Rican rainforest, natural hot springs, outstanding food, remarkable spaces and a natural vibe come together to create an unforgettable celebration.

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