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Chicago, Il. USA
Reviewed 1 April 2014

Just returned from Costa Rica and spent 3 days at Nayara Hotel with our family - a total of 11 people. It was a great for everyone. Staff cannot be more accomodating. All the accomodations were deluxes. Everything you expect from a deluxe property. Food was also wonderful. Spa up to any deluxe hotel standards.

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 31 March 2014

I have stayed in plenty of luxury hotels, but this was one of the nicest experiences I have ever had. It was a huge room with all high end finishes- indoor shower with 2 rainhead showerheads, outdoor shower with dual showerheads too. A heating towel rack (ok, its the tropics, we didn't use that but it was a nice touch),...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 29 March 2014

My wife and I stayed from March 17th to the 24th - which is apparently very long according to the guy that checked us in. First of all, the grounds are lush and slightly surreal. Though i've traveled a lot, i've just never seen anything quite this beautiful. If you're travelling without children, i recommend the pool at the Nayara...

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Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 29 March 2014

Great hotel. Really nice rooms and facilities. Breakfast was out of this world too. Only thing... Trip advisor just ranked this as one the nicest hotels in the world. That sets your expectations pretty high. Probably not fair to the hotel. Was it a really nice hotel? Absolutely... Amazing really. Was it the nicest I've ever seen anywhere? I don't...

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Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 29 March 2014

My husband and I stayed for two nights at Nayara (in the Arenal area) for part of our honeymoon in March 2014. Each of the rooms are private and unique in their own little buildings. We stayed in one of the Casita Deluxe rooms that had a private porch with a jacuzzi, two showers (one indoor and one outdoor), and...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 27 March 2014

Beautiful place with friendly, amazingly helpful service, great breakfast, and large, airy rooms. Only complaint is that the dinner service gets a little tired (there aren't that many other restaurant options in the area, so you are sort of confined to eating in the hotel), but the surroundings are lovely and the pool is a perfect place to hang out!

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Nayara. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your romantic getaway! Regarding your dining experience, we want you and future guests to know that we have four different options of dining to choose from. This includes local Costa Rican-inspired food at Altamira, Latin fusion at...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 27 March 2014

This is truly a special place. From the moment you arrive, until the moment you depart, you feel like part of a special family and a special place. The service is friendly and attentive. The grounds rival the best botanical gardens in the world. The rooms are spacious, and we loved the balcony with the hammock and jacuzzi tub. The...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 27 March 2014

This review is shamefully late in posting, I truly apologize. We spent an incredible week at the Nayara Resort over Christmas, initially we weren’t sure about how we would feel taking that type of trip over the holidays and we also realized that it was their busy season. We decided to make the trip and were so glad we did....

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 27 March 2014

Nayara..Nayara..it was all that we needed and we were so relaxed. My husband and I spent our honeymoon at Nayara and we stayed in a casita for 3 nights. The breathtaking view of the volcano right outside our deck excited and then calmed our senses. Lounge on a chair on the deck, sipping coffee, swing yourself to sleep on the...

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Faversham
Reviewed 26 March 2014

Just imagine sitting in a hot tub with a glass of sauvignon, looking up at a live volcano while hummingbirds sip nectar & eagles soar overhead - in February. This perfect hotel in the middle of the cloud forest was heaven on earth & cannot be recommended too highly. A bit pricey, but worth it for the immaculate service, the...

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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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  • Pool
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Minibar
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  • Breakfast included
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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: $454 - $1,249 (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 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#1 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#2 Luxury Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#2 Spa 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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“they are all good, but there is a difference between a regular room and a villa”
 of 5 bubbles 224terri, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Every Cabana seems to have it's own private out-door space with a view of the jungle and volcano so I don't think you can really go wrong!”
 of 5 bubbles robertramirez1832, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Any room would be great at this resort!”
 of 5 bubbles 3mcmahans, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Villas 35 and 45 have good chances of having sloths nearby as this area of the resort is quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 244judiths1969, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All pretty much the same. The Casitas were perfectly adequate, although there were other more expensive options.”
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