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Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   6 KM Oeste de Fortuna | Arenal volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 33021, Costa Rica (Formerly Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens)
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

we went on our honeymoon and it was a taste of paradise. I couldn't say a bad word. Pool, spa, staff, restaurant, room was all amazing. I can't wait to go back and try their new suites. We stayed in one of the suites and would highly recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were really happy with the service at this hotel. The golf buggy ride to our room was fun! The room was spacious and clean, with a fabulous jacuzzi on the balcony which is great fun if you have a thunderstorm...the views are amazing. The only small improvement would be the food. The restaurants seem to focus on big portions,... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed Nayara immensely, with only one complaint. Ours was a family stay with three generations and despite the fact that Nayara is small, every one had fun. We stayed two nights and spent part of each day exploring the rainforest, Arenal National Park and the nearby Sky-Tram zipline facilities. Staff, food quality at the main restaurant and spa were... More

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is probably one of the nicest hotels we have been to. We had the middle level room, the Nayara Suite, which was beautiful: private terrace with Jacuzzi, indoor and outdoor showers, and well stocked reasonably-price mini bar. The room service and housekeeping were great, leaving us towel animals like a cruise ship. Everyone at the property was amazing, and... More

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Agoura Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family stayed here last week for 4 nights (2 adults, 2 kids ages 13 and 15) and we cannot say enough fabulous things about our stay. Let me also preface this by saying when we travel like to stay in nice hotels (like the Four Seasons). From the moment we arrived which was super early - after a red... More

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Medford, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After flying from Boston to San Jose (with stop in Florida) and then being picked up at the airport and driven the almost two hours to Arenal, we were pretty tired upon arriving at Nayara. The lobby of the hotel is beautiful and we were welcomed very pleasantly with a cold drink. Check-in was a breeze, the bags were loaded... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is not the hotel you stop and "think" you might wanna stay here. You just make a reservation now period! This was the third hotel we stayed in Costa Rica and I can't say each one was better than the other one because truth is, each hotel had is unique personality and Nayara did really surprise us. How can... More

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Riverside, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I guess I should start off by saying that this was my fault for wanting "Pura Vida" and staying in this area. We began our honeymoon in the southern part of the country at a small ecolodge smack dab in the middle of the rainforest. Literally, everything was built around trees and we were woken up every morning to howler... More

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

Dear Guest, We are sorry we were not able to meet your expectations. I want all future guests to know that we make all our food from scratch, we are very proud of our two pastry chefs whose pride and joy is to come up every day with new and special desserts for our guests. Although Nayara is a world-class... More

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent three nights here during our honeymoon trip to Costa Rica and enjoyed every minute of it. We truly felt the "Pura Vida" spirit from the Tico staff here and we were very well taken care of. The staff was exceptionally personable, the amenities were comfortable, and we were asked a number of times if there was anything that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment my husband and I walked into the hotel lobby we knew we were someplace special. Meet with smiles, a tasty drink and quick service, we jumped into the cart, got a tour of the grounds and ended at our breath-taking room. The room was gorgeous: outdoor shower, large living space, a balcony with a large Jacuzzi tub,... More

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Address: 6 KM Oeste de Fortuna | Arenal volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 33021, Costa Rica (Formerly Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens)
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens 4.5*
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Also Known As:
Arenal Nayara Hotel And Gardens
Arenal Nayara Hotel Gardens
Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #1 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #1 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #1 Luxury Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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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 
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