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.
A THERMAL AND NATURAL EXPERIENCE INSIDE A LUXURY HOTEL
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.
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.)
Choose the vast comfort and luxury of our two bedroom Tabacon Suites. Expansive areas and an elevated design assure optimal comfort. Details aim to preserve harmony between the natural outdoors and the indoor setting. The Tabacon two bedroom suites envelop guests with views of the beautiful surrounding rainforest. These suites include a master bedroom with dining and resting area, an ultra-comfortable king bed, and a second bedroom with two full beds. They are appointed with luxurious bath products, an elegant bathroom with granite counters, an in-room double hot tub and separate glass-enclosed shower. Included amenities: 55” Smart TV in the bedroom and 26” flat screen TV in the bathroom. An additional, 42” TV is available in the secondary bedroom. Connecting suites available on request. Size: 145m2 (1560sq. ft.)
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 tub for 2. Included amenities: 50” Smart TV in the bedroom and 26” flat screen TV in the bathroom. Size: 65m2 (700sq ft.)(1560sq. ft.)
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 one king bed or two full beds, plus a pullout sofa bed. 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. Connecting suites available upon request. Size: 100m2 (1076sq ft.)
Our elegant and distinctive Rainforest Suites seamlessly blend indoor luxury with an outdoor terrace or balcony overlooking the tropical landscape. Bathrooms include a two-person hot tub and a separate glass-enclosed shower. All rainforest suites feature a king bed and a pullout sofa bed. The furniture is handmade by Costa Rican artisans. Included amenities: 42” flat screen TV and very comfortable bedding. Size: 62m2 (367sq ft.)
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 or two queen beds fitted with luxurious bed linens, and a sofa bed. Connecting rooms are available upon request. Size: 35m2 (376sq ft.)
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.
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