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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
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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NYC
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

The Nayara was by far one of the best resorts we have stayed at. Our room was spacious, beds comfy, interior decorated with ornate wooden furniture, spacious indoor double head stand-up rain showers, outdoor garden showers, jacuzzi tub & hammock on the private deck!! We were in heaven. The perfect NYC escape. Food was delicious...even the breakfast buffet (which says... More 

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Bellflower, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Wow! What a fabulous place to spend your honeymoon at. We had the pleasure of spending part of our honeymoon at Nayara, and we were not dissapointed. They got an award for top 5 most romantic hotels in the world, Well They truly live up to their award. The hotel was amazing. We stayed inside #27, a Nayara Suite. The... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

This was a wonderful place to stay. I went there with my 6 and 8 year old children and my husband. The staff went out of their way to make us feel welcome. It was my daughter's ninth birthday during our stay at Nayara. The staff made her a birthday cake with towels and even delivered a real cake to... More 

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Jorge G, Manager at Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to write these lines and for sharing your recent experience at Nayara with others. It was truly a pleasure for me to meet you in person and be able to assist with the situation that happened during your tour. For us at Nayara the main goal is to deliver exceptional experiences... More 

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

This hotel is definitely an ideal spot for honeymooners. I traveled here with a friend of mine from college and we found all of the coupley quirks humurous but aside from that. The grounds are absolutely gorgeous. Little ponds, private jacuzzis, hidden hamocks. The staff is unbeatable and the four laptops with fast internet in the lobby came in handy.... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Believe the titles of the reviews in the excellent ratings. They are all true. This is one spectacular resort. Our jaws literally dropped as we were driven through a tunnel of lush flowers to our private casita. The casita was beautiful with an incredible view of the volcano. It was like having our own private world. The grounds, the volcanic... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

The rooms here are really gorgeous and high-end. Loved the outdoor shower and jacuzzi on the private lanai. The pool with swim up bar is fun. The staff are all so friendly and helpful. I don't have anything bad to say about this place. We were in unit #1 which is right by the pool and restaurants. At first I... More 

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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

This was my favorite place to stay in Costa Rica! Everything was clean, the food was amazing, views are spectaular, and the people are soooo friendly! We went for our honeymoon and they treated us so well! Can't say enough great things about this place! We loved it!!!

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New York, New York, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Wow, wow, wow. This place is beautiful, the views are amazing, the staff is outstanding and the service is incredible. What a treat. My favorite hotel ever and we're already dreaming of when we can return again.

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

My husband and I went here as our first stop on our honeymoon (second stop was the Westin, Playa Conchal). We could not have been more please with our stay here! The grounds are stunning, the staff was very polite and professional and the food was very good. It was like staying in our own little world in the middle... More 

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Springfield, Virginia
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22 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

It seems silly to write a review, when there are already so many positive reviews, but I just can't help it. We came here from the Four Seasons in Baltimore, supposedly one of the best hotels in the world, but it didn't even come close to the Nayara. The treatments at the spa left me in a trance. The service,... More 

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