The Springs Resort And Spa

Last Inspected: November 2011

The Springs Resort & Spa is located high above the Arenal Valley – 1000 ft above the valley below on a mountain just a few miles from the Arenal Volcano.  You won’t find better volcano views from a resort anywhere.  Relax in both hot and cold natural mineral springs located amongst the beautiful jungle of the resort.

All rooms and the main building have amazing volcano views!

This is where ABC’s The BACHELOR was filmed in Costa Rica!

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The Springs Resort & Spa is located 3 ½ hours from Liberia, Guanacaste and 3 ½ hours from San Jose International Airport.

Upon arrival at the resort guests are greeted in a spectacular open-air multi-level lobby where you will also find 4 restaurants, a beautiful spa and fitness center, warm and inviting sitting areas.  All of the wood used in the construction of the hotel and rooms is from local Costa Rica tree farms and was dried and hand crafted right at the resort. 

Enjoy many areas of relaxation and also activity in this beautiful resort.  There are 18 hot springs pools spanning over the 4 acres of the resort as well as many sitting areas offering either sun or shade. 

The Springs Resort & Spa Information:

·      4 restaurants

·      Secluded/exclusive/luxury

·      Mountainside location

·      42 guestrooms/2 villas

·      5 bars/lounges

·      Swim-up bar

·      Pool service

·      Concierge services

·      Tour desk

·      Gift shop

·      Launday

·      Money exchange

·      18 thermal pools

·      Full service spa

·      Fitness center

·      Roll away beds available for an extra fee

·      Free room upgrades are offered on arrival based on availability at time of check in

·      4 acres of beautiful manicured landscaping

·      Located near the Arenal River  

Unique Springs and Pools Everywhere onsite!

When you stay as a guest of The Springs Resort & Spa  you have access to 18 unique springs on the 4 acre property.  There are 3 separate hot springs areas with temperatures ranging from 76 to 103 degrees.  Types of pools range also – from raging waterfalls to tranquil forest areas you’ll find a perfect pool spot just to your liking.  These springs have a high bicarbonate and high chlorides with relatively low sulpher content for a safe and healthy hot springs experience.

The hotel also offers a misting system and cold water showers around the edge of the hot water pools for guests to refresh themselves after soaking in the hot tub water.

The Springs Wildlife Preserve

Working with the Ministry of Environment and Energy, The Springs is home to a preserve for Costa Rican wildlife that has either been confiscated from poaches or donated by other preserves or individuals.  Currently under their care are ocelots, margays, jaguarundis, Capuchin monkeys, Squirrel monkeys, sloths, scarlet macaws, wild turkeys and other animals.

The Springs Resort & Spa Onsite Activities:

·      Hiking

·      Horseback riding

·      Afternoon bird watching

·      Inner tubing or inflatable kayaking on the Arenal River

·      Fishing on the Arenal River

·      Games area on the hotel’s conference level features old fashioned parlor games such as billiards, darts, chess, checkers, cards and backgammon as well as video games.

Offsite Activities:

·      Waterfall Rappel

·      Costa Rica Sky Adventure Tours

·      Canopy Tour

·      Rafting

·      Hanging Bridges

·      Venado Caves

·      Lake Arenal Pontoon Boat Fishing and Sightseeing

·      ATV Tours


The 14,000 square foot spa encompasses an entire level of the reception building and shows the hotel’s commitment to well being.  Treatments include massages, facials, body wraps, manicures and pedicures offered in a luxurious holistic setting.  Unique treatments like the floating water massage are offered in the on-site mineral springs.