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Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens

5.0 of 5 6 KM West la Fortuna Town | Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica (Formerly Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens)
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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Admittedly this review is quite late. I debated writing it as the months grew into years...but after seeing Nayara on countless "Number 1" lists, I had to add my memories! My now husband and I came to visit in January 2013, right after getting engaged. We called it our "engagemoon". We booked based on a referral from a colleague who... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Nayara Hotel is everything you could ever imagine in a 5-Star Luxury Boutique Hotel - World class service and amenities, gorgeous hotel grounds and incredible selection of food & beverage. From the moment we arrived, we were just blown away with this place. Every single staff member made an effort to get to know us, remember our names and... More 

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Ramsey, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beyond expectations-one of the best hotels in the world. Exceptional staff, setting, location. It's as if you are in your own little world (totally private luxurious casita-or villa- right in the rain forest and yet on a property which offers every amenity).

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Derby, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

An unimpressive entrance and reception gives the lie to what lies beyond. 50 or so bungalows each shielded from the other giving complete privacy. Outside showers as well as double inside showers and outdoor jacuzzi pool. Rooms are comfortable with four poster beds. Beautiful raised terrace at rear of room gave scope to watch the abundant wildlife. Staff very welcoming... More 

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I, just spent 5 nights at the Nayara Hotel Spa & Gardens and were completely blown-away by our experiences while there. The excursions they had to offer were varied and just what we were looking for. I've never experienced such genuine and sincere admiration for their guests, from all the staff members, making us feel like a... More 

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

Just returned from two weeks in Costa Rica. We spend the final four days of our journey enjoying the Romance Package at Nayara. Well, yes, it truly does live up to the title. Our room was fabulous and had a really nice view of Arenal Volcano. Sitting out in the morning or evening on the deck surrounded by jungle was... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This resort was beyond my expectations!! Everything was well maintained and very clean. The staff was very nice, friendly and always at hand to get you whatever you needed. We stayed in a casita room which was very large with a balcony to sit outside. We ate at the Amor Loco restaurant which is in the adult villa section, the... More 

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Dallas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I were looking for a quiet, serene vacation in Costa Rica and Nayara was exactly what we were looking for. The staff was friendly and helpful, the grounds were beautiful and the rooms had every luxury that we could imagine. Furthermore, as a vegetarian, it is often difficult for me to travel and find options beyond simple... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nayara is a good hotel if you are the type of people that wants to go to a place and know the touristic side and not the locals and their life. It's far from the town center and the only way, that the hotels provides, to get there is on the employees bus (no kidding) or if you pay an... More 

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

Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at Nayara. On behalf of the entire Nayara family, we are so sorry that we were not able to perfect your entire experience as we strive to offer an ideal vacation for our guests. Please accept my sincere apology for your concerns about the lack of... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed 6 nights in the Nayara casita and we loved it. The service was very friendly and professional. Our small villa was beautiful and clean with our balcony facing the volcano. We also had an exterior jacuzzi which we enjoyed using everyday as well as 2 chaises longues and a hammac. The room has a huge... More 

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Address: 6 KM West la Fortuna Town | Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, 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:5 star — Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens 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/Arenal Volcano National Park
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
#1 Luxury Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#7 Business Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos

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