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Las Termalitas de Arenal

Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 8740 4000
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Fortuna/Arenal 2018

Las Termalitas is wonderful. I’m sure all the other hot springs are nice, but we were told... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Steve D
,
Saint Clair, Michigan
via mobile
Delighted to have found Las Termalitas

Primarily local clientele and priced accordingly, nothing fancy but clean pools in a beautiful... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2018
Trav512015
,
Salem, Oregon
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Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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+506 8740 4000
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Las Termalitas is wonderful. I’m sure all the other hot springs are nice, but we were told Termalitas is where the Ticos go. We paid $8 per day per person! Literally a fraction of the cost of others. They have about 80 picnic tables. You...More

1  Thank Steve D
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Primarily local clientele and priced accordingly, nothing fancy but clean pools in a beautiful setting. We were delighted to find an affordable place that was not as rough as the free local hot springs. This facility offers a choice of pools of varying temperatures. The...More

1  Thank Trav512015
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Is the cheapest termalitas except for the free ones. We went and it was raining. Amazing experience. The pools are big and you have one with chairs inside the pool that massagge you with like a Jacuzzi. Bring food and you can spend the day...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

This affordable place is mostly for the locals. If you are looking for a luxurious experience, this is not the place. We, a family of 5 (3 adults, two kids), visited the springs on Saturday evening at 5PM. It was busy, and sometimes we had...More

2  Thank bivni
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

This place was recommended by our hotel and we were glad we went. It's not posh, but the price is very reasonable and we thoroughly enjoyed the evening we spent here. It has sort of an "Old Costa Rica" feel and is apparently frequented by.locals....More

2  Thank MikeD602014
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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

I went for the pools of hot water and was satisfied. Nothing special really. The water and grounds were clean but quite old fashioned. I was told it was Tico style - I dislike the derogatory nature of that phrase - but accept it for...More

1  Thank dr917
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

If you check the price is pretty affordable! So as people say you get what you paid. Definitely not the luxury that others hot springs has in the area but is nice the concept with places to stay and you can bring your own food....More

Thank Ligia M
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Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We were told that Termalitas has the lowest entrance rate for hot spring. After trying out some more expensive ones, we decided to check this out. During the weekdays it is apparently rather empty. But when the weekend comes by, the place is full of...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

We went to this springs at night after dinner. Lots of people were there till late in the night. This is a family friendly place, no romance allowed. They have inexpensive food and drink that you can purcahse, you can even use their grills. This...More

Thank FamilyGuyPBI
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We spent a whole day in this incredible place full of swimming pool with hotter hottest and hot spring water a relax day in the middle of the jungle a great family day for an incredibly low price $7 per person gives your family a...More

1  Thank Gloris N
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