Dear customers

Due to the national emergency we are experiencing because of COVID-19 and complying with all guidelines issued by the Costa Rican Health authorities, we will suspend our Hotel Operation from April 03 to May 31th, 2020

Our  day pass service and hot springs operation will continue temporally suspended until further notice. For questions related to an upcoming reservation you can contact us at

We appreciate your  understanding and loyalty during this evolving situation.


It is with great pleasure that we announce the recent appointment of Marcel Stittner as General Manager of  Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa.


Hailing from Germany, Marcel began his hospitality career in 1994. A certified Hotel Expert and graduate of Cornell University’s, he brings 22 years of industry experience to our passionate team at Tabacón.

Over the last two decades, Marcel has honed his skills in management and food & beverage operations at world-wide hotel chains such as Starwood Hotels & Resorts and InterContinental Hotels Group, managing five-star resort properties in destinations that include Venezuela, Maldives, Germany, the United States, and most recently, Mexico and Costa Rica.  In addition, he speaks German, English and Spanish.
Marcel is a passionate leader who is eager to make a significant contribution to the success of Tabacón, positioning the property as an integral part of nature with an emphasis on innovation and sustainability. In his new role as General Manager, Marcel will oversee daily operations in alignment with the company’s ongoing efforts to create memorable experiences, elevate standards and exceed guest expectations.


Please join us in welcoming Marcel to Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa family and wishing him great success in his new role. You may contact him directly at or by phone at +506 2479-2051.