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Hotel El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa, La Palmeria

3.5-star3.5 stars
7 km North from Central Park, Ciudad Quesada, La Palmeria, Alajuela, Costa Rica

Mountain resort in La Palmeria with spa, outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi in lobby and free parking
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From 443 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

  • Beds were uncomfortable and made without covers (sheet only). Pillows and bathroom linens…Mar. 19, 2017
  • Overall it was a good experience for my kids. They enjoyed the place, the pool, the mini…Jul. 8, 2019

Hotel El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa, La Palmeria

from $132 CAD
  • Junior Suite
  • Standard Room
  • Master Suite
  • Standard Room, 1 Double Bed

What’s around Hotel El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa, La Palmeria

Landmarks

  • Juan Castro Blanco National Park - 1 min walk
  • Aguas Zarcas Church - 3.8 mi / 6.1 km
  • Quesada City Park - 5.6 mi / 9 km
  • Laguna Río Cuarto - 14.8 mi / 23.9 km
  • Arenal Volcano National Park - 24.1 mi / 38.9 km
  • Poas Volcano National Park - 20.6 mi / 33.1 km
  • Proyecto Asis - 16.6 mi / 26.7 km
  • Quebrada Grande Biological Reserve - 19.2 mi / 30.9 km

Getting around

  • La Fortuna (FON-Arenal) - 57 min drive
  • San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 116 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 87 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

Transportation

Parking

  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Lazy river
  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Multilingual staff
Facilities
  • Garden
  • Picnic area

In the room

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Phone
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Spa

The Spa has 6 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with hot springs/mineral springs, a mud bath, a sauna, a spa tub, and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open select days. Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

La Foresta - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Recreation

On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Miniature golf on site

Nearby

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Hotel El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa, La Palmeria’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel El Tucano Resort Thermal Spa La Palmeria
  • El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa Costa Rica/San Carlos
  • El Tucano Resort & Thermal Hotel San Carlos
  • El Tucano Thermal Spa La Palmeria
  • Tucano Thermal La Palmeria
  • Tucano & Thermal La Palmeria
  • Hotel El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa Resort
  • Hotel El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa La Palmeria
  • Hotel El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa Resort La Palmeria
  • El Tucano Thermal Spa La Palmeria
  • Tucano Thermal La Palmeria
  • Hotel El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa
  • Hotel El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa Aguas Zarcas
  • El Tucano Resort And Thermal Spa
  • Occidental El Tucano Hotel
  • Occidental El Tucano Resort
  • Hotel El Tucano Resort Thermal Spa Aguas Zarcas

Policies

Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Good 7.6 From 54 reviews

Fair 4.0
Should be re-named as a country club
The resort itself is nice, great room, very comfortable and clean. The grounds are well kept and has many amenities. What the issue was for us is we didnt realize this was more of a local country club than a resort. The whole place was PACKED with local families, there were more kids here than we saw on our whole trip. Which was our honeymoon, so not exactly the vibe we wanted. Basically locals can buy memberships so they come on the weekends like a country club.. so the atmosphere was not relaxing whatsoever and not really welcoming of tourists. The staff were not very welcoming either unfortunately.
Jennifer, usRomance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Winter break
Beautiful area in the rain forest with birds nice river with hot springs and thermal pools great restaurant and service
John, usOther trip
Very Good 8.0
Ease to access,very good service and perfect to relax at the river of termal waters
Mario A., us3 night family trip
Good 6.0
food very expensive...and no that good there are rooms with no ac.. they smell...the water is soft.. .5 for the boys that welcome you at the restaurant..nice people... .alex,is at the front desk very bad service...all others just fine...its too bad because it is a nice place...but i think there have to be better options
Americo, usFamily trip

Hotel El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa, La Palmeria

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