Tabacon Hot Springs
Tabacon Hot Springs

Tabacon Hot Springs

21007 Provincia de Alajuela, La Fortuna, Alajuela, 21007

The Basics

Adventure-weary travelers flock to Tabacon Hot Springs for a welcome change of pace from endless action. Spend the day soaking in volcanically heated waters—taking breaks to swim up to the waterfront bar or fly down the thermal water slide—for a true taste ofpura vida. Though it is possible to stay at an on-site resort for unlimited hot spring access, most visitors opt for full-day or half-day passes with upgrades including meals, spa packages, and specialty experiences such as a nighttime soak under the moonlight. Many Arenal area tours, such as those from San Jose, include a visit to the hot springs as well—an ideal way to unwind after an action-packed volcano hike or rain forest tour.

Show all
Afternoon Arenal Volcano and Natural Hot Springs River
Afternoon Arenal Volcano and Natural Hot Springs River
star-4.5
$59.00 per adult
Traveler Favorite
Beautiful hike, great guide
We went on a very hot day and selected the easiest level. Augustine was a fantastic guide and took the time to show us the local flora and fauna on the trail. He spotted a toucan, a sloth, a wild turkey, and other small animals on the trail. Very informative. The view of Arenal was incredible and Augustine provided us with a great history of the volcano and area. The hot springs were a nice end to the hike.
Shams_A, Mar 2024

Things to Know Before You Go

  • Entrance includes a towel and sunscreen.

  • The number of guests is limited for a more enjoyable experience; book ahead.

  • Tabacon Grand Spa services can be booked as part of an entrance package or separately.

  • Pack or wear your swimsuit; changing areas are available on-site.

  • Though out of range for most budget travelers, Tabacon Hot Springs is a worthwhile splurge.

Show all

How to Get There

Though it feels remote, Tabacon Hot Springs is located just off a main highway (Route 142) and is an easy drive from La Fortuna or San Jose. Many also visit as part of a day tour of the Arenal area, thanks to the location of the private rain forest reserve between Arenal Volcano and Arenal Volcano National Park.

Show all

When to Get There

Tabacon Hot Springs is open all year but is most enjoyable during the dry season from late November through mid-April. Enjoy the maximum recharge from the mineral-rich waters by visiting after an adventure-packed day.

Show all

A Pool for All

The diversity of pools at Tabacon is one of its greatest draws. Pools range from 72–105°F (22–40°C) and offer big spaces perfect for playing and socializing as well as more secluded nooks. There is also a cool-water pool on-site.

Show all
EN
916a4f18-77d5-4cca-bf86-fdee7de4c670
attraction_detail_overview
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What are the nearest attractions to Tabacon Hot Springs ?