Hotel El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa

Self Rated: 3.5 out of 5
7 km North from Central Park, Ciudad Quesada, La Palmeria, Costa Rica
3.6 out of 5 rating 169 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.6
Property Details

Property Location

Located in La Palmeria, Hotel El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa is in the mountains, a 2-minute drive from Juan Castro Blanco National Park and 9 minutes from Quesada City Park. This spa resort is 20.6 mi (33.1 km) from Poas Volcano National Park and 31.4 mi (50.5 km) from La Fortuna Waterfall.


Make yourself at home in one of the 87 guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.


Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool, a lazy river, and a spa tub. This resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and tour/ticket assistance.


Enjoy a satisfying meal at La Foresta serving guests of Hotel El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa. Relax with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge or the poolside bar. A complimentary full breakfast is included.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Juan Castro Blanco National Park - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Quesada City Park - 9 km / 5.6 mi
Camara de Ganaderos de San Carlos - 22.5 km / 14 mi
Proyecto Asis - 26.7 km / 16.6 mi
Laguna del Hule - 30.2 km / 18.8 mi
Poas Volcano National Park - 33.1 km / 20.6 mi
Catarata del Toro - 36 km / 22.4 mi
Children's Eternal Rainforest - 39.3 km / 24.4 mi
Costa Rica Nature Pavilion - 40.8 km / 25.4 mi
Braulio Carrillo National Park - 44.1 km / 27.4 mi
Arenal Adventure World - 44.2 km / 27.4 mi
Ecoglide Arenal Park - 46.3 km / 28.8 mi
Costa Rica Chocolate Tour - 47.8 km / 29.7 mi
Cerro Chato Lake - 47.9 km / 29.8 mi
Chato Volcano - 48.3 km / 30 mi

The nearest airports are:
Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 83.7 km / 52 mi
La Fortuna (FON-Arenal) - 45.1 km / 28 mi

The preferred airport for Hotel El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa is Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

  • -Free self parking
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Picnic area
  • -Poolside bar
  • -Garden
  • -Spa tub
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Restaurant
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Business center
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Fitness facilities
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Spa treatment room(s)
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Banquet hall
  • -Terrace
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Steam room
  • -Lazy river
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Meeting rooms
  • -Turkish bath/Hammam
  • -Full-service spa
  • -Spa services on site
  • -Outdoor tennis court
  • -Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking
  • -Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • -Hiking/biking trails nearby