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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 165 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.6
Property Details

Property Location

Located in La Palmeria, Hotel El Tucano Resort & Thermal Spa is in the mountains, a Juan Castro Blanco National Park and 8 minutes from Aguas Zarcas Church. This spa resort is 24.1 mi (38.9 km) from Arenal Volcano National Park and 20.6 mi (33.1 km) from Poas Volcano National Park.


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. 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
Aguas Zarcas Church - 6.1 km / 3.8 mi
Quesada City Park - 8.9 km / 5.5 mi
Proyecto Asis - 26.1 km / 16.2 mi
Laguna del Hule - 30.2 km / 18.8 mi
Quebrada Grande Biological Reserve - 30.8 km / 19.1 mi
Poas Volcano National Park - 33.1 km / 20.6 mi
Catarata del Toro - 36 km / 22.3 mi
Children's Eternal Rainforest - 38.5 km / 24 mi
Arenal Volcano National Park - 38.9 km / 24.1 mi
Costa Rica Nature Pavilion - 40.8 km / 25.4 mi
Braulio Carrillo National Park - 44.3 km / 27.5 mi
Chato Volcano - 48.3 km / 30 mi
San Agustin Church - 51 km / 31.7 mi
Arenal Adventure World - 51.3 km / 31.8 mi

The nearest airports are:
San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 86.1 km / 53.5 mi
La Fortuna (FON-Arenal) - 49.1 km / 30.5 mi

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

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 are 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.

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.

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