La Fortuna Hot springs

Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica
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La Fortuna has been blessed with lots of natural marvels. Here we can mention some of the most popular thermal waters in the area.


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Tabacon Hot Springs

Relax in the mineral pools and naturally warm waterfalls of Tabacon Hot Springs, a natural wonder of Costa Rica.

$90
Baldi Hot Springs

The thermal waters of Baldí have 25 hot water pools. It is one of the largest thermo-mineral water complexes in Costa Rica.

$40
Ecotermales Fortuna

Ecotermales is that place that you've been looking for if you want to relax and think no more.

$44

Where do the hot springs come from?

Thermal Hot Springs around La Fortuna, have an intrinsic relationship with the volcanic activity present in the area. The magmatic material in the underground heats the waters, originating the hot springs. This magmatic origin gives to these waters special properties, due to the rich presence of certain minerals which are adhered to the water in their union con el magma. Minerals such as magnesia, calcium, sulfurs, and more are present in these waters and give proven and multiple benefits to those who bathe in the hot springs.

Around the world, lots of studies have been done and have certified the therapeutic functions to bathe in these waters, as they have analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and muscle relaxing properties.

Thermal water benefits

The physical-chemical composition of hot spring waters makes them ideal for the treatment of:

  • Stress, mental fatigue, and anxiety
  • Dermatology conditions like psoriasis, atypical dermatitis, acne, and rosacea
  • Circulation problems
  • Rehabilitation from trauma and burns
  • Postoperative treatment of orthopedic surgeries
  • Arthritis, arthrosis, rheumatoid arthritis, lumbago, sciatic nerve, tendonitis, sprains, aging joints
  • Sinusitis
  • Intestinal, Stomach, and Vesicular diseases
  • As a micro-relaxer, attacks the contractures and stiffness of the neuromuscular and osteoarticular systems
  • Strengthening the immune system

These benefits are practically immediate. The temperature relaxes the muscles and opens the skin pores, which allows the body to absorb the small quantities of minerals present in the waters. Once absorbed, these minerals are deposited into the subcutaneous tissues and activate the hypothalamic-adrenal axis, which manages the body’s stress and energy metabolism, creating a progressive feeling of relaxation.


Beauty uses

The advantages of the hot springs not only cure ailments and physical disorders, but the implications in areas of beauty and relaxation are also outstanding. By alternating, for periods the hot springs with cold fresh water, from natural springs, produces a fluctuation between tension and relaxation, resulting in a process of action and rest. Often used in Spas around La Fortuna for beauty treatments, skin cleansers, and relaxation therapies.

Produces a number of benefits, among which are:
  • • Stimulating the circulatory system, eliminating toxins
  • • Reactivating metabolism
  • • Reconditioning the body’s thermal regulating system
  • • Relaxes muscles, avoiding edemas and swellings
  • • Energy reactivation of your body after the relaxation period
  • • Cleans the skin


Hot Springs and more activities around the Arenal Volcano

You can combine the visit and walk to the Arenal volcano with other very interesting activities and in this way make the most of your time in the area. Regularly the visitors combine the hike the volcano with a visit to the local famous Hot Springs, also they combine the hike with a visit to the Arenal Hanging Bridges, The Waterfall, and also a boat ride on Arenal Lake. You can find all these tours with Seven Tours, there are different packages that make most of your budget and time.