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Rooms and Suites


While visiting the Arenal Volcano Region, Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa offers a rainforest escape unlike any other.
The pursuit of a unique experience is wondrously satisfied at the moment you step into Tabacon, where you become a witness of the luscious scenery that unfolds before you.

The journey to the beautiful Costa Rican rainforest starts in our rooms and suites, where a comfortable balance between architecture and nature is respected. We strive to bring the great outdoors into your room by showcasing the lush landscape that characterizes these fertile lands that flank the Arenal Volcano.

The inspired new room designs assimilate local culture by including artwork and furnishings designed by Costa Rican artisans. These visual details are complemented with an authentic service philosophy that relies on elevated hospitality standards.

Tabacon is a luxury Arenal hotel with an increased proportion of open-air common area; our goal is to allow our guests to comfortably immerse within the overpowering scenery; to leisurely enjoy the outdoors and achieve the desired state of peace and relaxation.

At Tabacon, all hotel guests receive complimentary and unlimited access to the thermal experience and exclusive access to our adults-only Shangri-La Gardens, for the duration of their stay. The hot springs resort is open to hotel guests from 8 am to 10 pm. The extended hours access and admittance to Shangri-La are not available to one day visitors.




Discover Costa Rica´s largest network of naturally flowing hot springs and the spectacular panoramic rainforest lookouts during your Costa Rica vacations at Tabacon Resort.  All our hotel guests have unlimited access to the thermal experience, which includes dozens of hot, mineralized river pools from 8 am to 10 pm and exclusive access to our adults-only hideaway, the Shangri-La Gardens. The gardens and thermal river pools are located within walking distance or via a free shuttle ride from the hotel.

Senator Suite (Two Bedroom Suite)

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 families seeking more spacious accommodations, which include a dining and living room conceptualized so as to provide the ideal space for a truly memorable experience. Sleeping areas include a master bedroom with a king bed and terrace overlooking the impressive rainforest, and a second bedroom with two full beds. A beautifully appointed 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. Included amenities: 55” Smart TV in the living area, 42” Flat Screen TV in the secondary bedroom and 26” flat screen TV in the bathroom. Customized services are available for guests staying in these suites, which are perfect for families or friends traveling together. Size: 235m2 (2530sq ft.)
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Honeymoon Suite (King Bed)

These special suites are ideal for couples on intimate getaways. It is the best choice for those celebrating a honeymoon, an anniversary, or a special occasion with your soulmate. The natural beauty of the exotic rainforest forest and impressive views of Arenal Volcano become the backdrop for a stay full of magic and passion. Our spacious and charming honeymoon suites feature a king size canopy bed and an in-room jacuzzi for 2. Included amenities: 50” Smart TV in the bedroom and 26” flat screen TV in the bathroom. Size: 65m2 (700sq ft.)
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Tabacon Suite (King Bed)

Tabacon Suites are our largest single room category, offering a luxurious setting and impressive views of the rainforest. Elegantly designed for relaxation and comfort, the suites include a comfortable king bed fitted with sofa bed with luxurious bed linens. There is also a spacious seating and dining area. Exclusive amenities include luxurious bath products chosen to complement the in-room, hot-spring fed, double hot tub or the separate glass-enclosed hot spring shower. Included amenities: 42” flat screen TV in the bedroom and 26” flat screen TV in the bathroom. Size:  100m2 (1076sq ft.)
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Rainforest Room (King Bed)

Our elegant and distinctive Rainforest Room seamlessly blend indoor luxury with an outdoor terrace or balcony overlooking the tropical landscape. Bathrooms include a two-person bathtub and a separate glass-enclosed shower. All Rainforest Room feature a king bed and a sofa. The furniture is handmade by Costa Rican artisans. Included amenities: 42” flat screen TV and very comfortable bedding. Size: 62m2 (667sq ft.)
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Orchid Room (King Bed or Two Queen Beds)

Relax in the inviting ambience of our splendid and recently remodeled Orchid Rooms. Experience a vast open space with unobstructed views of the exterior tropical setting magnificently complemented by a modern interior with colorful décor. The bathroom features our “rainforest shower” with its natural skylight. The shower floors have been meticulously pieced together with local stones that gently massage your feet. There is a cozy sitting area that invites guests to read, lounge, or relax. Included amenities: 42” flat screen TV, a comfortable king bed fitted with sofa bed or two queen beds, both with luxurious bed linens. Connecting rooms are available upon request. Size: 35m2 (376sq ft.)
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Shangri-La Gardens


As you explore your way upstream, passing through the exotic rainforest gardens, you will find the smooth stone steps that take you to the top of the Tabacon hot springs. Here you will find the welcoming entrance to Shangri-La Gardens, the mystical open-air, rainforest lounge.

Available exclusively to hotel guests ages 18 and up, Shangri-La Gardens is the perfect place to unwind after a spa treatment, enjoy the best Arenal hot springs or just curl up with a book in the cocoon-shaped cabanas. Visitors can indulge in light snacks and tropical cocktails, served by our dedicated butlers.

Wellness and serenity await for you at Shangri-La Gardens.



Complimentary Services & Amenities

  • Complimentary access to the thermal experience during the stay
  • Exclusive access to Shangri-La Gardens for hotel guests 18+
  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Welcome fruit cocktail (non-alcoholic)
  • In-room coffee & tea facilities
  • Nightly turn down service
  • Wi-Fi Internet access
  • Plant a Tree Activity
  • Valet Parking

When in Costa Rica you would like to choose a gift or souvenir that is authentic, useful and that you can bring back home to surpass even the highest expectations. We invite you to explore a selection of apparel, premium coffees, chocolates, jewelry, handcrafts and other Costa Rica favorites and unique products made by local artisans. Choose a Tabacon shirt, cap or even a teddy sloth.

  • Britt Store is located in the hotel lobby and opens from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Ext. 8150.
  • A secondary Britt Store is located in the thermal resort and opens from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Ext. 8155.