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Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   6 KM Oeste de Fortuna | Arenal volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 33021, Costa Rica (Formerly Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012
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Montgomery
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

In August 2011 stayed with my 10 year old twin girls and 6 year old son. Only saw 1 other family as this is a couples honeymoon style resort but kids loved it. Had cabin/ bungalow facing Arenal volcano. Best view I have ever had from a hotel room. Room had balcony with outdoor bathtub and hammock with an outdoor... More

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164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

A group of three stayed at the Nayara for four nights in two Casita Suites during the rainy season in early September. The Nayara came highly recommended by our travel agent in Costa Rica. I'll start with the good, I suppose. The pool is very small but comfortable, with little sitting alcoves and tables. The swim up bar is great,... More

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Santa Maria,Ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

We just returned from a vacation trip to Costa Rica in which we stayed at the Nayara and then Hilton Papagayo. We stayed at the Nayra for 5 days and then went to Papagayo. Upon arrival at the Nayara we were greeted with warm towels and cold juice. When we went to the Hilton, no one even looked up or... More

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Rooms are actually individual little houses with magnificent balconies looking at the volcano (which we never saw due to rain clouds). The balconies are at the tree line so you can see many different types of birds as well. There is a jacuzzi on the balcony, a hammock, and a beautiful but uncomfortable chair. The interior is very, very spacious.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

If you have a chance - you have to stay here! Its so wonderful, totally worth the price, delicious food, great location (skip staying at Tabacon - you can drive to hot springs from here) and we just really cant wait to go back to this perfect gem! So romantic, private, small yet all the wonderful amenities of a bigger... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012 via mobile

My husband and I got married in September and spent the first half of our vacation at nyara. Everything was amazing, so romantic, so beautiful, so relaxing! The only negative was that they were in the middle of building a new sushi restaurant which was annoying to listen to during the day but should be a great addition to the... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

We enjoyed our stay at Nayara. We happened to visit at an extremely rainy time, so we never really got a view of the volcano, but it looked like the view would be amazing in great weather. Nayara arranged our transportation to and from SJO for us, and our driver Manuel was very warm and interesting to talk to. We... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

Everything about Nayara is impeccable. It was without a doubt the BEST place we stayed at during our nearly 2 week vacation in Costa Rica. Service / Staff: Top notch. We were concerned with our room upon arrival and they immediately moved us into another room. The entire staff was amazing. From the servers in the restaurants to the front... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

The hotel is incredibly beautiful. The rooms are fantastic. But the wonderful hotel staff is truly the secret to their success. They are totally committed to making sure you have a fantastic experience and go out of their way, every day, to make sure that happens. There were many members of the staff that stand out but Jonathan (one of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

I am picky, and this place met my expectations (and was good value for the price paid). great food, fabulous hot stone massage, and they helped us out when we arrived at san jose airport and alamo told us that they had no car reservation for us on christmas day (in spite of me having confirmed the car two days... More

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Address: 6 KM Oeste de Fortuna | Arenal volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 33021, 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:4.5 star — Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens 4.5*
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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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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#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 #1 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens is a five star luxury boutique hotel that is widely recognized for providing premium luxury amenities and ultra-personalized service at surprisingly affordable rates. Located in the outskirts of the amazing Arenal Volcano, Arenal Nayara is an oasis of tranquility, where guests can experience a profound and organic immersion with nature, while living in luxury at the same time. Surrounded by lush tropical rainforest, each one of our 50 spacious casitas (bungalows) provide an exclusive, ultra-luxurious retreat. Each expansive casita (ranging from 855 to 1905 square feet) includes a secluded garden with an outdoor shower and a beautiful terrace overlooking the volcano with a private, intimate Jacuzzi for two. ... more   less 
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