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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 May 19, 2011
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2011 via mobile

My husband and I spent 5 nights at this beautiful hotel. We were checked in quickly at the reservation desk. Served delicious refreshing juice and given sweet scented towels. We were checked into room 2 but decided we would like more of a view and privacy. When we let the front desk know, they moved us almost immediately to beautiful... More

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Champaign, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2011

I can imagine no place better for a relaxing, romantic getaway. Amazing room, good food, fun bartender at the swim-up pool, spa on site and hot springs nearby. And it is really the spa that won us over. The rooms have roofs, but one wall is open to the forest. You have complete privacy (as with all the outdoor showers),... More

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Houston, TX
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29 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2011

We stayed at Hotel Nayara during the first four nights of our honeymoon and we loved everything about the hotel and its staff. We had the romantic honeymoon package which I would recommend for those not looking to do the high adventure tours. We stayed in castia #44 and it was great. We had a covered balcony with two chairs... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2011

Overall a great hotel. We stayed here two nights while on our honeymoon and loved it. The grounds were beautiful, and the staff is wonderful. The restaurant was an unexpected treat - some of the best food we've had in a long time. The breakfast buffet is large, and the hot dishes change daily. The omelet bar is terrible though... More

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

We would like to apologize for burning your omelets, we have asked our restaurant manager to look into this so it does not happen again. The good news I want to share is that we added yesterday a new and expanded pastry section which we believe will make our breakfast buffet among the best and most complete in all of... More

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2011

My husband and I spent 5 days in Arenal/La Fortuna, Costa Rica less than a week ago. Even though it was the rainy season, we were fortunate to have great weather for 98% of our trip. We decided to stay at the Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens ("Nayara") based on the reviews on Trip Advisor. From the very beginning, we... More

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Oak Hill, VA
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2011

We stayed in casita 17 which is a standard room, but there was nothing standard about it. It was hugh with high ceilings, large bathroom, huge inside and outside shower, hammock, chairs and jacuzzi on deck and an unobstructed view of the volcano. My favorite part was the outside shower and I now think we will have to have this... More

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Thousand Oaks, CA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2011

It's hard to add anything not already in the reviews. We stayed in the Nayara Suite (number 37). We loved the bathroom and outdoor shower so much, we want to figure out how to do something similar in our next house! This property is a showcase, the room smelled like a spa every day! The spa was amazing, we had... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2011 via mobile

We spent five nights here and couldn't stop talking about how lucky we were to find this place. We went to The Springs and Tabacon to compare. They were also gorgeous, but much more touristy. Nayara has a quaint feel and the staff goes out of their way to make you feel special. The food was good and the grounds... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2011

My husband and I celebrated our 10 year anniversary at Nayara and it was absolutely perfect. We booked the romantic package and were able to customize it with the SkyTrek Zip Line adventure and two spa treatments. Both were amazing. We arrived the first night after a long drive and were greeted with cool towels and papaya juice. Our room... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2011

This place was amazing, romantic and relaxing. Clean, spacious, one-of-a-kind rooms offer spectacular volcano views from a tropical garden setting. The staff was exceptionally friendly and helpful. The Breakfast, Lunches & Dinners we had there were some of the best during our stay in Costa Rica. We enjoyed the wine bar each night before dinner, where we enjoyed sampling Latin... 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 Luxury Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #1 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #1 Family 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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