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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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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is just awesome! Everything was perfect! The personnel, food, pool, drinks, ... every single thing! They give us a very special treatment to my wife and myself due to our 1st anniversary. I'm very happy and looking forward to visit the hotel once again.

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california
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed from April 7th - 11th. The most amazing staff. A big thanks to folks at the main restaurant Jessica, Able and Juan Carlos. Mr. Jairo Quesada the GM made us feel at home. A true professional and caring person. No wonder the hotel is in Top 5 in the world. Wonderful location. We had a great time. My... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our first stop in Costa Rica for our honeymoon. This place is the definition of paradise! The rooms are drop dead gorgeous, there is an indoor and outdoor shower. They were ready for us with flower pedals all over the bed and a honeymoon sign on the pillows along with a bottle of cold champaign waiting. The balcony... More 

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Huntington, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There is a reason this hotel rates so high on Trip Advisor. Our stay was absolutely perfect! I don't think "no" is in the staffs vocabulary. Every request we made was accommodated. All of the tours and transfers we set up ahead of time through the concierge were amazing. The food is excellent, the rooms beautiful and the grounds breathtaking.... More 

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family just left this beautiful property. Everything about it was stunning. We booked the Nayara Suite for our two girls and ourselves and they added two extra twin beds that fit perfectly. The room itself was gorgeous. We had #36 and it had an amazing view of the rainforest and part of Arenal volcano. The balcony was so wonderful... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was simply amazing. The service was exceptional, friendly and very accommodating. They were proactive in attending to all of our needs. The spa was one of the most exceptional experiences. We did a couples package and it was just fabulous. Food was also very well done. Breakfast buffet was outstanding. Overall, best experience we had in CR

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Morehead, Kentucky
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a romantic and beautiful experience. The staff, the food, the atmosphere, everything was perfect. I loved the secluded rooms embedded in the jungle, but just outside your door you can walk to everything the resort has to offer. Beautiful place, so many things to do and see. I loved it! I'm not sure anything will ever compare to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I set the bar very high for what would be our First Anniversary Honeymoon, as we called it. We knew, while traveling from Juan Santamaria Airport in San Jose, that Nayara would have to be unforgettable for all the right reasons. The accommodations, the location, the amenities nearby, the landscaping, and most specifically, the staff would have... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this hotel and the rooms. The decks are very private and reminded us of a jungle paradise. But the pool our children were allowed to use had tables and benches built into the pool so that it was difficult to play and relax in the pool. The food was great and the service was phenomenal.

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