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Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens

5.0 of 5 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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Seattle
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011

They have an “amazing” website www.nayaraspa.com where they prominently display their award for being named the most romantic resort by the members of Trip Advisor. “Most Romantic?” First the rooms are reasonable but not “all inclusive.” Fortuna, the closest town - pop 7,000 - is about three hours north of San Jose and four hours East of Liberia (another airport).... More

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Fort Myers, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011

We recently just got married and decided to honeymoon in Costa Rica. I made the decision to get the Nayara Suite at the Nayara hotel, room #26. The suite was fantastic, its more like your own personal hut. The ceilings are very high and outdoor showers was a great touch. We were greeted with a wonderful outdoor deck with a... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2011

My husband and I recently stayed here for 5 nights. It was absolutely incredible!! The casitas are beautiful, impeccably clean, and very spacious. We especially loved the outdoor shower and hot tub, and the hammock. Oh, and the view of the volcano was spectacular (we were in Casita # 19). There is a mini bar which is very reasonably priced.... More

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New York City, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2011

One of my really good friends Sebastian and I went to Costa Rica on whim. And honestly, this resort EXCEEDED all of my expectations. Beyond beautiful! Hands down the most beautiful place I have ever stayed at (mind you I travel A LOT). The rooms are to die for... wait till you see the bathroom!!!! The bathrooms have a private... More

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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2011

This is one of the most beautiful hotels that I have ever stayed. It has beautiful rooms, friendly staff, excellent food, relaxing atmosphere and breathtaking views. The rooms were spacious, clean, bright, private and they have outdoor showers. The staff goes out of their way to please the guests and make them feel comfortable. My days at Nayara were truly... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2011

this is an amazing property. an amazing room. amazing people. we stayed for our honeymoon. really, really fantastic. a great choice. everything was beyond our expectations. nayara set a standard for us that other hotels will have to meet.

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San Francisco, California
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2011

The review is going to be very repetitive of just about everyone else's on here....this hotel is the best place I have ever stayed! The rooms are so romantic and private, the outdoor shower is a great touch (I need to add one to my own house now!) and the rooms are very spacious and comfortable. The staff here is... More

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Boston
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2011

My husband and I spent 3 nights here during our honeymoon. We felt like we received the royal treatment! Our private bungalow was amazing...I was in awe! Although there were other guests around, the level of privacy is superb. With the outdoor showers, comfortable bed, a private hot tub with a volcano view, we could have spent all day inside.... More

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

We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Nayara and came to know why the property is considered to be such a fantastic romantic escape. That said, we apologize for any inconvenience our expansion caused during your stay. The work is primarily done during the hours of 9am-2pm when most guests are off on adventures. The staff... More

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

My wife and I started our honeymoon in Costa Rica here and I sort of wished we had saved it for last. The rooms were extremely accommodating and all the grounds were extremely well kept. The staff greeted us immediately with drinks and refreshing towels. Throughout our stay, everyone we met were extremely friendly and helpful. The food at the... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2011

After reading several reviews on tripadvisor, we chose this hotel based on the fact that it was not a large resort but had all the special touches you could hope for. At 45 or so casitas, the hotel is not that small, but because each room is separate (ours had a jungle view), we felt we had staked out our... 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
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Hotel Class:5 star — Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens 5*
Number of rooms: 50
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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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