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Syracuse, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 November 2013

Nayara is wonderful! My wife and I were just there for 1/2 of our Honeymoon, and everything was perfect - I had two of the best meals of my life (and I've traveled a bunch), the staff is amazingly friendly, the grounds are gorgeous (and they're expanding; we met the architect, and he told us about the new developments, which... More 

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Reviewed 1 November 2013 via mobile

Everyone of the staff members were very helpful and friendly. They went above and beyond to make sure we had a great stay. They even went into town to grab ear medicine for us when we really needed it. I would totally recommend this place to everyone, and thank all the staff at the hotel for being so very accommodating.

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Atlantis
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Reviewed 28 October 2013

From the moment we arrived at the Nayara Hotel, we were greeted by welcoming smiles and service beyond our expectations. The staff was ready to answer all our questions and made sure we were comfortable in our casita. Our room was more than we could've hoped for with surprises in every corner including a beautiful private outdoor shower, a private... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed 28 October 2013

We wrapped up our 8 day Costa Rica vacation with 3 days at Nayara. I can safely say that it was the most wonderful hotel stay I've ever had, the room, the grounds, the staff, the food... all A+! The room- We stayed in a suite which was one of the most beautiful rooms I've ever seen! Our suite was... More 

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Venice, Florida
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Reviewed 28 October 2013

I chose Nayara because I was attracted to the Arenal Volcano, the rainforest terrain and the fact that Nayara boasts a world-class spa. Indeed, there are multitudes of wonderful areas to visit in Costa Rica, but this is undoubtedly a little piece of heaven on earth. Verdant doesn't begin to describe the area surrounding Fortuna. Nayara's architects coax the lush... More 

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Los Osos, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 October 2013

This hotel/resort is amazing! Well worth the price. What stands out most to me was the staff. Extraordinarily helpful and friendly. Made my whole family feel like VIPs! We arrived from Montezuma after several hours of travel and unfortunately my husband suffers from motion sickness. He arrived not in a good state at all. The staff were all so concerned... More 

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Alameda, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2013

During our stay the hotel was filled with couples on their honeymoons, which is understandable. The rooms have a secluded feeling and amazing views that just make you want to enjoy the company on your companion. We stayed in the Nayara suite, and when we go back would love to upgrade to the Springs Villa (which was unavailable when we... More 

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Harrah, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 24 October 2013

Wonderful small hotel, each casitas is secluded in the jungle/landscaping blocking your view of anything but the volcano & the jungle. Rooms have a tall thatched roof, the bed is mahogany 4 poster W/ mosquito net, indoor & outdoor shower, and a jacuzzi on the deck. Very romantic and relaxing. We had a tour scheduled everyday & when we returned,... More 

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Quepos, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 23 October 2013

I have had the pleasure to stay at Nayara twice now, and both times it was wonderful! It is named one of the most romantic hotels in the world for a reason! The property is stunning, the view of the volcano is breathtaking. We stayed in a Casita Deluxe each time, and next time I would love to upgrade to... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

CNN listed this as a top 10 world wide. No doubt about it. The location is something else, the food is simple exemplary and the service is 5 star without doubt. Every member of the org was kind, helpful and ensured we enjoyed our time.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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 Hotel, 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: $473 - $1,028 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Nayara Hotel, 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 Hotel, Spa & Gardens Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#1 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#1 Spa 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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