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Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens

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6 KM West la Fortuna Town, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica (Formerly Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens)
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We just got back home from our 10 day honeymoon in Costa Rica. We stayed 5 nights at Nayara and our experience was incredible! Everything about this place was amazing from the staff, food, to the facilities. We stayed in the Nayara Suite and it was as nice or nicer than the pictures show. The bungalows are pretty close together... More 

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Garden City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We have traveled the world staying at 5 star resorts. Nowhere in our travel world have we found nicer more friendly staff. We stayed in one of the beautiful couples only villas. You travel across a bridge into another world. The villas have there own check in area. There is a high staff to guest ratio in this area. The... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our July stay was exceptional from start to finish! Genuinely friendly, professional service prevailed throughout the resort. We stayed in a suite which exceeded our expectations. Aside from the perfect view of the volcano( when the clouds lifted)from our patio, I loved the outdoor shower. The products provided were luxurious- especially the shampoo! While there we ate at both Amor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

All the accolades in previous reviews are true! This is a truly spectacular resort and worth every star it gets. I'd like to emphasize that two experiences we had were exceptional...the spa and the tours. My husband and I took the hotel's tour to Cano Negro as a private tour. We had Ana as our tour guide and Jason as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

From the beginning till the end, the Nayara hotel was a smashing experience. Very friendly, professional and helpfull staff. Beautifull rooms, great beds, private jaccuzi, silent airco, wifi, stuffed mini-bar and above all very clean with soft quality towels. This resort is built inside the tropic woods surrounded the Arenal vulcano, but with the greatest respect for the ecological system.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel was incredible! We loved every minute spent here and wish that we could have extended our stay. The service, food, room, cleanliness and views were all excellent. We loved the breakfast that was provided every morning as well as the Wine Bar. Their happy hour at the swim up bar was fun and the adult pool is a... More 

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Miramar, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got back from an entire week at Nayara and the experience was wonderful. The staff truly goes out of their way to make you feel welcome, the rooms are spacious and very clean. We loved the view of the volcano from our room as well as the Jacuzzi on the terrace and the outdoor shower. The restaurants were wonderful... More 

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Canton, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nayara is an incredibly special place. The property is lush and secluded, the rooms are spacious and private, and the service is wonderfully attentive. But above all, it is a perfect place for romance. If you and your significant other need a place to get away and reconnect, Nayara is the place to do just that. Even though it is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If 6 stars were an option, Nayara would receive them....plus some! Truly the most delightful place we have ever stayed, and we've traveled to quite a few countries, staying in some lovely accommodations. But Nayara is so special, from the moment you arrive and are greeted with a delicious fruity drink, to the excellent and friendly service everywhere, to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for 4 nights as the first part of our honeymoon. We were there just this past June 18-22. The service is top notch, I've yet to experience anywhere better. There was never a time when you encountered an unfriendly staff. Even if they didn't speak english, they did not shy away from you or make you uncomfortable. It... More 

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