La Fortuna

Skip the Line: Mineral Hot Springs Full Day Ticket w/ Optional Lunch or Dinner

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From USD 38.00

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 1 to 10 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Slip into a natural thermal pool with a full day pass to La Fortuna’s hot springs, with the option for an onsite lunch or dinner. Explore a lush tropical garden between visits to the steaming pools and waterfalls, relax in a shady private hut or try a luxurious hydro-massage. Enjoy clean, well-appointed facilities and a full range of body treatments, and take in stunning views of the Arenal volcano while you relax in this tropical haven.
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible
  • Treat a loved one on a special occasion
  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples
  • Excellent value for money
  • Vegetarian meal option available

What's Included

  • Lunch or dinner, if option selected
  • Changing rooms and showers
  • Local taxes
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Paradise Hot Springs
    La Fortuna, 142, Provincia de Alajuela, San Carlos, 21007, Costa Rica

    Please arrive to the Day Pass Front Desk.

Start time

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Opening hours

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End point

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What To Expect

Paradise Hot Springs

2 hours Admission Ticket Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Use "Special Requirements" field upon checkout to advise dietary information, if option selected
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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77 reviews
Total review count and overall rating based on Viator and Tripadvisor reviews
Reviews by Viator travellers.
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More fun than relaxing
Sandy_C, Apr 2023
We wanted something last minute to do for our final night in La Fortuna. This was a good deal for a dinner (ok buffet) and a number of hot spring pools. The grounds are beautiful and the pools fairly busy until it gets dark when most of the activity gravitates to the wet bar area. We saw fireflies and had a relaxing evening! Viator was great to get us in on this same day.
Easy check in process and...
Sara_I, Mar 2023
Easy check in process and provided us with towels + lockers. Quiet and beautiful space to relax for a few hours with multiple pools and lots of space.
Good value
anna_w, Mar 2023
We had a great time. The pools were well designed and provided private spots. We enjoyed drinks at the wet bar, and later a dinner. Food was very good, and the whole experience was worth the money.
Great place to relax for a few hours
Bill_G, Mar 2023
We were very satisfied with the hot springs. There was plenty of space and several pools at different temperatures. The bar at the one pool was convenient and served delicious specialty cocktails. The whole area was covered with vegetation which made it feel like part of the rainforest and not a tourist location. We read that others were not happy with the dinner option so we decided to do lunch there instead and were happy with it. Overall a solid option to kill a few hours while in La Fortuna.
Paradise Hot Springs....truly a taste of paradise!
Sandra_T, Jan 2023
We were pleasantly surprised by both the size and beauty of Paradise Hot Springs. Although there were a number of guests there, there was plenty of room for everyone to spread out in different areas. The loungers in the hot springs were so relaxing as were the loungers around the area. And we loved the swim up bar! Towels are provided if you leave a down payment, which is returned when you return the towels. We had such an incredibly fun and relaxing afternoon!
Great experience! You...
Paul_D, Dec 2022
Great experience! You won’t be disappointed! We had an amazing and relaxing time. If you are visiting the La Fortuna area, please make this one of your stops.
Great experience
Jannie_B, Nov 2022
Great place and very nice employees. It’s magical especially when it gets dark and all the lights are turned on
Good to spend a few hours in
Frolich_L, Nov 2022
A little more crowded than I was expecting but most people cleared out by 5 pm. Pools were hot and relaxing but could be overwhelming eventually. Food was ok--fish was good, chicken not so much, standard rice, veggies
Great experience, terrible dinner!
Gillian_A, Oct 2022
Everything was really great! We had gotten the package that includes lunch or dinner and a massage, the massage was absolutely amazing! We really enjoyed it along with the different pools they had to offer with a range of different temperatures. The area itself was so beautiful and had so many gorgeous orchids growing naturally! The bathrooms and shower rooms are very clean so that was a plus also! The only part we weren’t happy with was the food. We opted for dinner and we’re pretty disappointed with what we got. It started with what they described to be a vegetable cream soup, but it was a pumpkin broth that we had to put a lot of salt and pepper and some balsamic and olive oil just to be able to eat it. Then I ordered a steak with fries and salad and my husband got a steak with “grilled” tomatoes and patacones. The steaks were incredibly under seasoned and overcooked, and what threw us off was that they were brown and grey. Very off putting. The tomatoes were not even cooked a little bit, the patacones were dry and flavorless, the fries and salad were the only good things on the plate, but how can you mess that up. Overall, the experience there was really awesome, just don’t eat the included dinner!
Nice enough
Michelle_B, Apr 2022
We came to Paradise hot springs during the Easter weekend so it was very crowded. The pools were nice, but when I read about them on line I was led to believe that there were 6 large pools. There were only 2 and the other 4 were small. We enjoyed ourselves but would probably not come back to this particular one again. They were good for the price paid.
Terrible customer service
Jill_M, May 2021
We never got there. We had car problems that resulted in us having a fender bender. I contacted Viator and they told me to contact the venue , which I did, several time’s No response. I paid for 4 people, so out $252 dollars. Not impressed. Should have been offered something.
This excursion was awesome! I would...
Vidya_D, Mar 2018
This excursion was awesome! I would definitely recommend a relaxing day in a hot spring! And we had the entire place to ourselves. We had a light lunch, before we headed in the waters, and the pools are beautifully designed.
Not as crowded as some of the spas...
Lynn L, Feb 2018
Not as crowded as some of the spas so was maybe not as luxurious but was relaxing and interesting. The pools were clean and nicely landscaped. The meal was buffet style and very tasty in a lovely setting. Swim up bar was average for the quality of mixed drinks. . Not overpriced so that was nice. The price for the 3 hours we spent at the spa was.reasonable with good quality. We were glad not to fight the crowds of a more popular place.
We did this after a day of zip...
Stacy_p, Apr 2017
We did this after a day of zip lining,lunch and little unexpected hike. I would recommend going at night just before the sun sets to see the volcano in the back ground. They have at least 4 different pools all with different degrees of heat in them. The bar was a nice addition. We did not get the meal included I didn't think it was too appealing, although they did have bar food to order. Even though we had a full day pass I couldn't see going for more than a few hours. I would recommend going it was fun and relaxing and family friendly.
The location was amazing and I got...
Heather M, Mar 2017
The location was amazing and I got there early and had the whole place to myself for most of the day! Lunch was really delicious, the springs were clean and so relaxing. The only thing to improve was that there were so few staff around, I had to wander around to find somewhere to buy a drink for quite some time.
My family and I were looking for hot...
Diana_J, Sept 2016
My family and I were looking for hot springs that would be nice, quiet and affordable. We are really happy we came here, the staff were really nice and everything was clean. The hot springs are beautiful and relaxing. I would definitely like to visit again!
Awesome place! They have 5-7...
Michael O, Sept 2016
Awesome place! They have 5-7 different thermal pools/jacuzzis. They have a swim-up bar that is on point and and the place in general is well organized and clean. I highly reccomend people to try this place while in Arenal. The meal was great too! Holy Cow! I want to go back ASAP! Very relaxing.
Bains chaud
stephanie_l, Feb 2023
Très belle endroit, les bains chaud très sympas et le personnel super sympa. Le repas correct mais sans plus
Armelle_R, Dec 2022
Magnifique endroit, calme, reposant, avec un personnel serviable, gentil et discret; serviettes à disposition: je recommande.
Una excelente alternativa de aguas termales en La Fortuna.
JoseLuis_V, Dec 2022
Muy tranquilo y con muchos espacios privados para descansar. Limpio, buena atención. Es barato y la cena está muy bien. Cuenta con un mirador al Volcán, muy privilegiada y su cafetería es muy buena.

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