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Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens

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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, NY
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I felt like royalty while staying at this hotel. So intimate and personalized. We were only there for 3 nights, but wish we stayed longer instead of changing hotels. In our opinion, the best part of this resort is it's small enough that your privacy is preserved 100%. However, it's also as social as you want to make it. Watering... More 

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Columbia, SC
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were only able to score one night here due to the sold out busy season but it was truly impressive. Our room was amazing with an outdoor shower and outdoor whirlpool and and many other amenities. The staff was nice and helpful even packing us a small bag with bottled water when we said we were off to hike... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

By far, the best resort we have ever stayed in. Everything about it was first class. The people were all friendly and helpful. The suite (cabin?) was exceptional. The breakfasts were wonderful, and you were encouraged to take away enough that it could work for lunch as well. Anything we asked for was done. The people and the place are... More 

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Devon UK
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94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We've travelled and stayed at hotels all over the world long before Tripadvisor was even thought of, and without any question this hotel is right up there with the very best of them, if not at the top of the list. With approximately 60 rooms and some 200 staff you are looked after and pampered from the moment you arrive... More 

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Weston, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A wonderful boutique resort with the best staff ever! Beautiful surroundings with lush landscaping. Comfortable rooms with all the amenities. Excellent food with multiple restaurants to choose from. Best facial I have ever had in a lovely spa setting.

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Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After reading reviews and checking out this hotel/spa online we were very excited about our visit. After leaving I can say "Excellent" reviews were spot on and the pictures don't quite do it justice as it was more wonderful than I had hoped. From the moment you are greeted with a welcome cocktail ( non-alcoholic for the kids), a cool... More 

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jonesboro,ga
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6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I recently returned from a trip to the Mt. Arenal area and had the opportunity to stay in three of the vicinities top properties; Tabaccon, Nayara, and the Springs. Of the three choices, I would have to say that Nayara was my hands-down favorite. While the other two hotels were extremely 'touristy' and somewhat impersonal, the experience at Nayara was... More 

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Cypress, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Yes, all of the amazing things that you read about this hotel are true. Reading the reviews really made me have high expectations of this hotel. Well my expectations were met and exceeded. Transportation: We booked transportation from the airport through the hotel and the driver was very friendly and knowledgeable. Since it was a long trip he offered to... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This place is ridiculously beautiful. We stayed in one of the casitas which was spectacular. We had our very own private hot tub and hammock on the large wrap around porch. This is litterally the only place I have ever stayed on vacation where I wanted to spend more time in the room. The staff were all exceptional and the... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is the finest establishment I've ever been to. I had such a wonderful experience at Nayara that I promised myself to return on my eventual honeymoon. Nayara offers picture perfect settings, gourmet food, unrivaled spa facilities, and the most accommodating staff you can imagine. Everything is "pura vida" y "con mucho gusto". The only downside to this property... More 

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