Featuring the fires of the Arenal Volcano, the flowing waters of the hot springs, the pure air of the rainforest and the fertile earth of the Fortuna de San Carlos region, Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort combines the four elements of nature to create an unparalleled Costa Rican experience. Exuding beauty and instilling perfection, this sanctuary is situated a 2.5 hour drive from the capital San José and resides in the center of the rainforest at the Arenal Volcano National Park. The accommodation offers extensive space, extraordinary comfort and impressive views of the surrounding rainforest, reminding you of the beauty that you’re amidst. Dining facilities with intimate scenes, light poolside snacks and succulent buffet dinners are all at hand, presenting views of the forest and volcano and fusing culinary talents from Costa Rica, Mexico, Egypt and Venezuela. The hot springs of Tabacon create the perfect combination of flow volume, temperature, and mineral content, receiving rainwater through earth’s fissures which is heated by the magma of earth’s core and awarding you with a completely natural therapy. This five star luxury resort is recognized as a member of The Leading Hotels and The Leading Spas of the World, also being named to numerous travel publications and the recipient of many accolades including Conde Nast Johansens list, SpaFinder Magazine reader’s awards and ranked as a world’s top ten eco-spa by National Geographic. See for yourself.
Exotic gardens will surround you while you enjoy the resort's superior rooms. These rooms offer either a king size bed or two double beds and have a view of the gardens. The furniture is handmade by Costa Rican artisans.
The natural beauty of the unique sounds of the forest will be the perfect compliment for a scene full of magic, romance and passion. The spacious and charming honeymoon suite offers a private Jacuzzi surrounded by special details to make your stay unforgettable. It is perfect for those who prefer private relaxation. The furniture is handmade by Costa Rican artisans. All suites have a king size bed.
Elegant and comfortable Rainforest Suite rooms seamlessly blend indoor luxury with an outdoor terrace, which includes an area overlooking the native tropical landscape. Bathroom includes a spacious Jacuzzi and a separate glass-enclosed shower. The furniture is handmade by Costa Rican artisans. The Deluxe Premium Suite has a king size bed with a view of the forest.
The new Tabacon Suites offer a spacious, luxurious setting and impressive views of the rainforest. Elegantly designed for luxury and comfort, the suites includes one king bed and sofa bed or two queen beds. Exclusive amenities include luxurious bath products, a separate in-room Jacuzzi and shower, 55" Smart TV, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi internet access, and complimentary coffee and tea selection.
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 those seeking more spacious accommodations, with both a dining and living room included for an unforgettable experience. Sleeping areas include a master bedroom with a king bed and a second bedroom with two full beds. A beautiful 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. Complimentary coffee and tea selection and WiFi are included. Customized services are available for guests staying in these suites, which are perfect for families or friends traveling together, or for small groups wishing to connect adjoining rooms. The maximum occupancy for these suites is four people.
Relax in the inviting ambience of the spacious Orchid Rooms. They are furnished with colorful décor including one king bed, sofa bed and side table. The rooms are equipped with high-speed wireless Internet, Cable TV, and air conditioning system. Tropical sounds and colors of the rainforest will be part of your experience during your stay in the Orchid Rooms.
Ave del Paraiso is an open air restaurant with two separate sitting areas: the main area offers spectacular views of the Arenal Volcano and the Tabacon Hot Springs and Gardens. The second terrace overlooks the main thermal pool and swim up bar.
Breakfast buffet is served at Los Tucanes in the hotel section of the resort, with multiple food stations including made-to-order eggs and omelets, pancakes and waffles, a tropical fruit juice bar, a seasonal fruit selection, cereals and cold cuts, cheeses, smoked fish, and local specialties such as gallo pinto, tamales and sweet plantains. Guests can also order a la carte from a menu covering light fruit plates and continental selections more extensive and traditional Costa Rica and American options including omelets, pancakes.
Costa Rica's first swim up bar serving guests in a natural spring-fed 39 C degree (100 F) pool is still the country's best. Lively Latin and international music creates a festive atmosphere, where hotel guests and day visitors enjoy the cold eagles (Costa Rica's nickname for Imperial, the most popular local beer), a wide range of tropical fresh fruit drinks, or a variety of international classic cocktails and many local creations.
The Tabacon Grand Spa Experience starts with the natural hydrotherapy provided by the hot springs and waterfalls, naturally heated and fed by the Arenal Volcano. The minerals dissolved in the springs are known to relax and heal, giving you an unusual and beneficial experience. In the relaxation area, you'll find a co-ed Jacuzzi pool and rest areas. You can enjoy tea and smoothies before you set off for an individual or couples' treatment.