Tabacon Hot Springs, La Fortuna de San Carlos

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#1 of 88 in Spas in Costa Rica
Soak in the volcanic surroundings at Tabacon Hot Springs, a spa resort in the heart of Costa Rica's rainforest. The five-star complex provides luxurious and relaxing experiences in a natural setting, right at the base of a mighty volcano that destroyed a nearby village in the 1960s. Dormant for the last few decades, the volcano now provides a scenic backdrop for five different hot springs, with temperatures ranging between 25 C (77 F) and 50 C (122 F). Naturally heated by the volcanic soil, a thermal river flows through the resort and forms several small waterfalls and swimming pools. Browse the website for one-day passes, special packages, and onsite accommodations. Put Tabacon Hot Springs on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our La Fortuna de San Carlos trip maker app .
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  • What a wonderful experience - don't miss this! Lots of little pools connected by waterfalls , and all natural water heated by thermals from the volcano. My skin felt wonderful and soft afterwards. Foo...  more »
  • Very beautiful place. Don’t miss this one. We stayed for the whole day but a half day would have worked. If you are young, you might want to go at night. They turn on lights and it’s very romantic. Th...  more »
  • We did the 'dinner' visit, and were surprised at the high quality of the buffet food. BUT don't get caught lingering because the real reason you're there are the amazing hot springs. We were a little ...  more »

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