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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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Georgia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I write this review from the balcony of our casita on the evening before our departure. What a wonderful experience! The entire property is beautiful, immaculately kept, and designed to offer comfort, breathtaking scenery, privacy, and complete relaxation. This property excels in little extra touches, like the umbrellas throughout the property and jacuzzis tucked away and private. Our room is... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is amazing! Accommodations, staff, food, everything! Close to attractions too. I definitely recommend it if you want a luxurious homestead while you go on some active side trips!!! I can't wait it return. Costa Rica is amazing!!!

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Newbury, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our stay here exceeded all expectations. We stayed in 4 other hotels during our Costa Rica trip, but Nayara was by far the best in every way. The grounds are gorgeous and immaculately kept, the food great, rooms spotless and comfortable. great amenities. The staff is attentive and friendly. There was not one negative thing about our stay. Recommend Nayara... More 

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Austin, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Cannot reiterate how fantastic this resort is. Although it may not have hot springs on site, you get to wake up to a personal view of Arenal Volcano. You sleep in a private villa and everything is perfectly arranged for complete relaxation - from the figurine towels to the hammock and hot tub in the porch. You truly get what... More 

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago 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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6 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago 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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7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago 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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62 reviews 62 reviews
20 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago 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 4 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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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
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#1 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#1 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#1 Luxury Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#1 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#7 Business Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos

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