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Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens

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6 KM West la Fortuna Town, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica (Formerly Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens)
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Columbus, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

My wife and I just got back from our third stay at Nayara. On the previous trips Nayara was part of at least one other stop in Costa Rica, but this time we decided to spend our entire time here. I do encourage anyone traveling to Costa Rica to explore as much of the country as possible, but If you... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

Stayed here for a weekend getaway and everything was perfect: service, room, location, food and wine bar. Had to change rooms after the first night since they were painting it as part of the maintenance works and smell was very strong but staff was very accommodating, friendly and capable of solving.

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Jairo Q, Manager at Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Maria Jose C Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Nayara. I would like to apologize personally about the smell of fresh paint in your first room. I was happy to read that our staff reacted immediately and moved you to another room. I trust this did not mar your entire experience. We hope to... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

We started our honeymoon off at Nayara, and needless to say it was unlike anything either of had experienced before. The entire staff is constantly working to make sure stay everything you would like it to be and more. The view of Arenal from the entire property is picturesque and breathtaking. The food, atmosphere, view, staff, amenities, and pool are... More 

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Arlington, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Nayara Hotel earlier this month (April 2013). This hotel is amazing in every respect--the people, food, grounds, rooms, location, etc. We spent 1 week in Costa Rica--staying for 4 days/nights in Arenal/La Fortuna and then 3 days/nights at the beach in Tamarindo. During our stay in Arenal, we stayed first at Arenal Springs... More 

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Andover, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

I am telling this to you honestly - this was the BEST hotel we have EVER stayed in. We have traveled a fair amount out of country and we cannot tell you how great our experience was here. I would highly recommend to anybody. The rooms are fantastic! We had double sinks, double indoor and a beautiful outdoor shower with... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

We stopped through Arenal on our first trip to Costa Rica in 2012 and had only one night there. It was all so lovely.... our room was really our own private hut with a large deck complete with hot tub, hammock, and amazing view of the Arenal volcano through Rousseau-like landscaping. The landscaping makes this property special....tropical blooming flowers, butterflies... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

I've traveled to various countries and this is easily one of the best hotel that I've stayed in! It is worth it's high rating on tripadvisor. (Positives): - Beautiful hotel with great rooms and grounds. The view from even the inside the room is great. The outdoor shower is cool. The jacuzzi is nice though it's so hot and humid... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

By far the most enjoyable vacation ever added bonus was my honeymoon. The rooms were beautiful and always felt romantic. The food was delish with great bartenders for my fancy drinks!! Staff went above and beyond to make sure it was a vacation to remember. Recommend to all worth every penny. Thanks to some employees Juan C and Keylor who... More 

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Parker, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

We cannot say enough nice things about the Nayara Resort near Arenal volcano in Costa Rica. My husband and I just celebrated our birthdays there and Jairo and his staff went out of their way to make it a truly special visit. Some of the highlights were visiting with Josue in the Wine Bar and Kellior, one of our fabulous... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

This is one of those rare places that is worth every penny and then some. The attention to detail in the design of this property is outstanding. Stayed three days for our honeymoon and my wife nearly cried upon arrival in our Nayara Suite as it was so beautiful. We got the Hideaway package which includes an activity (we went... More 

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