An experience unlike any other

Our variety of restaurants and bars afford an opportunity to try local and international flavors in cuisine and beverage. Our menus are continually updated with exciting dishes, both traditional and innovative. At Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort you will enjoy a culinary experience, always changing and exciting, unparalleled among the best restaurants in the Arenal Volcano / La Fortuna Region.

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, and local specialties such as gallo pinto, tamales and sweet plantains.

Lunch options range from sandwich or Tapas at the Caña Brava Lobby Bar to a la carte menu offered at Ave del Paraiso. Poolside service and snacks at the Arenal Wet Bar include nachos, ceviches, hamburgers and other light dishes.

Dinner is an unforgettable culinary experience. At Ave del Paraiso we have a casual dining option to satisfy our guests palate with national and international flavors. Fine dining is available at Los Tucanes with elaborate, creative dishes that blend international ingredients with the best of fresh Costa Rican produce and specialties. The region’s top chefs are masters at blending flavors and creating new culinary experiences. The restaurant can create simpler dishes for younger guests and can modify dishes to accommodate dietary needs.

ve del Paraiso Restaurant

Tabacon’s Restaurant in the Hot Springs Resort Area offers an international blend of styles and tastes to hotel guests and day visitors. The unique combination of our chef´s talents provides guests with the opportunity to taste a delicious dinner every night and to sample a varied and enticing lunch menu.


Los Tucanes Restaurant

Located next to the hotel’s outdoor Jacuzzi, the 86 seat Los Tucanes restaurant is Tabacon’s option for fine dining in the rainforest. Our open-air facilities are surrounded by manicured gardens and primary forest, and offer a vantage point for volcano viewing. The restaurant offers a wide selection of international wines and liqueurs.


Gala Dinner in Private Bungalow

Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort invites you to enjoy a very special culinary event, a private gala dinner for two among the beauty of their lush gardens in the middle of the rainforest. In a private bungalow, your private server and chef will create an evening of culinary magic with a menu pre-selected by you. 


In-Room Dining

Tabacon’s chefs bring their culinary delights to your hotel room with In-room Dining Menu. There’s no need to rush back after a busy day of adventures in the Arenal area. Should you desire a private meal at your leisure, we will bring the meals and beverage of your choice to savor on your suite as you enjoy the beauty of our garden and forest setting from your own room.


Arenal Wet Bar

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.


Caña Brava Lobby Bar

The bar is next to the lobby area, and welcomes all hotel guests with a refreshing chilled fruit punch. The Bar’s menu features a diverse menu of Bocas (Tapas) -small, flavored dishes, as well as, sandwiches,  coffee drinks and cocktails. The inviting open area and large screen television makes Caña Brava the ideal place for an afternoon coffee and snack, enjoying local and international sports events.