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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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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

My friend and I stayed at Nayara for 3 nights in one of the casita rooms. We booked private transfer from the airport which took about 3 hours. The second half of the road is quite windy for about 1 hour so not ideal if you are prone to car sickness. Our driver was friendly and accommodating. Our room was... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We stayed here for the first two nights of our honeymoon and it was the. most. amazing. experience. We wish we could have stayed here longer! It was beautiful, the staff were beyond friendly, the food was delicious, and it felt like our own private resort. We also really appreciated the "honeymoon" treatment when we arrived - it magically erased... More 

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Foothill Ranch, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently spent 5 nights here and it was the best hotel stay of my lifetime! It is hard to pinpoint the best parts, as the entire stay was wonderful. The staff were all extremely friendly, but not hovering. Everyone seemed to like their job and smiled, a lot. Of course, as Arlene, the desk clerk at the spa said,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for a couple of nights on our honeymoon. Our room was amazing! They provided us with a bottle of sparkling wine and grapes and made a lovely arrangement of towels and flowers on our bed. All the staff were very friendly. The best hotel of our honeymoon!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were warmly greeted by the staff and given a guided tour of the premises. The rooms were beautiful with a sense of privacy created by the tropical foliage. The flooring and decks were beautifully polished wood, and the outdoor and indoor showers were great. The fitness facilities were nice, but minimal. The surroundings were lush and serene.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I don't believe I've ever given a five-star review, mainly because nobody has really ever gotten it perfect. Nayara is the exception. If you are going on your honeymoon, this is hands down the best experience you could ask for. Each room/casita is incredibly private and the view is spectacular. The espresso machines in your room make the day easy... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This resort is amazing. My husband and I are already planing our third trip back. I will say this resort may not suit everyone. We are very active people and love the outdoor activities Costa Rica has to offer, but we also like to end our day by the pool with a drink. The resort is a long 3 hour... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I loved my time spent here! Such a relaxing property set inside the forest. Our patio was surrounded by lush greenery and we had a view of the volcano. We saw lots of animals while here including birds and lizards. The staff is friendly and caring,and we had such a pleasant time staying here. You can really escape from everything... More 

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place was amazing, more amazing than even the really good reviews told us. Staff were fabulous, more than polite, really keen to get to know you. The Casita's (bungalows) were beautiful, spotless, quality bed and bedlinen and the inside and outside shower made it hard to choose where to get clean, An outside hot tub, a sloth quite literally... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nayara was paradise! From the moment we arrived, we were treated like royalty. They brought us drinks as we checked-in. Then we were offered a tour of the grounds on a golf cart. When we walked into our casita, we were in awe of the layout and design. Our private back porch was surrounded by beautiful tropical plants and included... More 

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