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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 January 2014

We were staying in another hotel up the road and unhappy with the quality so switched to Nayana for the last two nights of our stay in Costa Rica. It's amazing how much more $100 extra a night will get you, and it was worth every penny (and more!). We were greeted with cool towels and a drink of our...

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4Thank Hannah W
Letchworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 January 2014

Stunning tropical garden setting. Fabulous room. Loved the hammock on the large deck area, though the other chairs there were too uncomfortable to sit on! Very good breakfast and we were welcome to take away fruit and sandwiches to have as a picnic lunch - very unusual - as was the ability to make FREE phone calls to the UK...

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3Thank Gaynor E
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2014

This hotel is the ultimate of luxury accommodation in a great setting of lush tropical gardens full of humming birds and butterflies. We stayed in a de luxe cabin, or rather a spacious bungalow, in the extensive grounds , with well appointed accommodation including a jacuzzi and hammock on the deck outside. Each dwelling is discreetly built a few yards...

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1Thank Anthony E
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 20 January 2014

Nayara was the start of our Central America vacation in April of 2013, and I couldn't have imagined a better time. Nayara is about 3 hours from the airport, but so worth the travel to get there. (And the resort is extremely helpful in arranging transportation to and from the airport so make sure you ask for help). When we...

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5Thank Gabrielle P
Reviewed 20 January 2014

My boyfriend and I have recently returned from a week vacation in Costa Rica, traveling around the country. On the first day of our two night stay at Nayara, we had just finished a rafting trip at an excellent ecolodge in the jungle and, needless-to-say, were extremely tired from our drive and adventures upon arrival. The minute we pulled up,...

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2Thank Aubrie T
Reviewed 19 January 2014

We actually stayed at this hotel in September of 2012 and I just realized I never wrote a review. We stayed for 7 nights our our honeymoon and it was paradise and the most wonderful place on Earth we have found. We are well traveled and this is the best resort we have stayed at. We did a tour every...

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Thank Carly S
Detroit, Oregon
Reviewed 14 January 2014

This was the most exquisite place I have ever stayed. The grounds are gorgeous, service was impeccable everywhere on the resort and the view of Arenal volcano was beautiful. I went here on my honeymoon and can't say enough positive things about this resort. I read one of the reviews on here that wasn't all that positive and the only...

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2Thank Elizabeth Y
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 14 January 2014 via mobile

As I read on Trip Advisor before arriving at Nayara, the resort, the rooms, the view, and the service is even better than the reviews and better than the pictures portray. It's the exceptional, friendly service and the little details like delivering bottled water every evening during turn down service, having umbrellas readily available throughout the resort when it rains,...

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6Thank Mjzeta
Richmond
Reviewed 13 January 2014

First, let me say, after I read other reviews, that WE ARE PICKY! The location of the Nayara is beautiful, with dense vegetation all around each suite, and a view up to the Arenal volcano. The customer service was good, but i wouldn't say great. The desk staff was helpful, but we had a bad experience with a rude waiter...

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Jairo Q, Manager at Nayara Resort Spa & Gardens, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, I wanted to take this opportunity to personally apologize for not meeting your expectations. Please know that we strive to deliver impeccable service and memorable experiences to our guests and I am disheartened that we did not meet our goal during your visit. I wish it was brought to my attention when you were here so I...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 12 January 2014

My wife and I enjoyed this resort for 3 nights and loved it. The individual units were perfectly designed, especially the outdoor showers and patios over looking the rain forest with private hot tubs. Food was good and the staff were incredibly friendly. We are pretty picky and travel a lot, this place was amazing. Make sure to check out...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens is a five star luxury boutique hotel that is widely recognized for providing premium luxury amenities and ultra-personalized service at surprisingly affordable rates. Located in the outskirts of the amazing Arenal Volcano, Arenal Nayara is an oasis of tranquility, where guests can experience a profound and organic immersion with nature, while living in luxury at the same time. Surrounded by lush tropical rainforest, each one of our 50 spacious casitas (bungalows) provide an exclusive, ultra-luxurious retreat. Each expansive casita (ranging from 855 to 1905 square feet) includes a secluded garden with an outdoor shower and a beautiful terrace overlooking the volcano with a private, intimate Jacuzzi for two. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nayara Resort Spa & Gardens

Address: 6 KM West la Fortuna Town, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica (Formerly Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $453 - $1,252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Nayara Resort Spa & Gardens 4.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Arenal Nayara Hotel And Gardens
Arenal Nayara Hotel Gardens
Nayara Resort Spa & Gardens Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#1 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#1 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#2 Luxury Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#3 Green Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#5 Business Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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“Casita 5 had a view of the volcano through the lush foliage.”
 of 5 bubbles Jackie-CG, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Be sure to visit the spa for an amazing open-air massage. Also, don't skip the terrific food here--really fresh, local, and delicious.”
 of 5 bubbles jaforr, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“It's a short walk over to the Nayara Springs adult only pool, we saw a sloth along the way one day.”
 of 5 bubbles MNFamilyAdventurers, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Villas are adult only”
 of 5 bubbles forevercamila82, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the volcano or a casita overlooking the jungle to see more wildlife”
 of 5 bubbles Coach_Class, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
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