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Nayara Springs - Relais & Chateaux

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Our 35 villas are 1,500 square feet of pure luxury, romance, and privacy. These villas offer the ultimate experience with a private plunge pool fed by water directly from the volcano which is some of the purest in the world. The room includes complimentary breakfast, minibar, laundry, daily yoga classes and your very own personal host! Nayara Springs is an adult-only luxurious property with many unique and exclusive features. The hotel has two savory restaurants; Amor Loco and Mis Amores. In Amor Loco guests can enjoy gourmet cuisine while sitting by the pool or dining inside with live music seven nights a week. Mis Amores is our casual Italian fare restaurant with a beautiful direct view to the Volcano which is also connected to our new swim-up pool bar Cielito Lindo. Nayara Springs also has its own coffee bar; the coffee is a Nayara Signature that can only be found on property. Guest can also enjoy our open-air yoga pavilion or work on their fitness at our new state-of-the-art-gym. Nayara Springs is connected by two footbridges perched 150 feet high, above the rainforest canopy to our sister property Nayara Hotel Spa & Gardens.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Adult pool
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
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Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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The positives about this hotel are well specified in other reviews and I agree with them. In particular the service is excellent and when we had issues they were dealt with efficiently and politely. However we hd two main gripes: 1) Why on Earth in Costa-Rica that has fantastic
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The hotel is split into two, one side Adults only (Yay!) but you are able to use the facilities/restaurants of the sister hotel. It was our anniversary during our stay and the hotel provided a bottle of cava in the room as a surprise. In the rooms they also provide free snacks
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This property is incredible: beautiful, well-maintained, excellent food - several choices of venue, attentive and pro-active staff, and wonderful spa. Imagine every superlative and you will find it here. This was without a doubt the highlight of our visit to Costa Rica. I travel
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Nayara Springs is gorgeous. From the moment you drive onto the hotel grounds, you are surrounded by the beauty of the rainforest and its residents. We saw a Jesus Christ lizard just up the path from our villa on our first day there, encountered a crested guan one morning while
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Good location from which to make excursions in the Arenal area. Professional guides (Ana and Andrey) were very friendly. Overall pleasant stay with good breakfast. Being a relais chateau we expected a bit more from the restaurants but we are on the spoilt side. Having breakfast
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Response from Frederic C, Gerente at Nayara Springs - Relais & Châteaux
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Dear Gertjan, Thank you so much for your lovely review of our Nayara Springs. We are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us, including our guides, views of the volcano, and spa treatments. We’re sorry to hear that our restaurants did not live up to your expectations, and we truly appreciate your honest feedback. We hope to welcome you back to our Nayara Springs very soon! Sincerely, Frederic Cappello
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Terrasse avec piscine d'eau volcanique
Terrasse avec piscine d'eau volcanique
salle de bains partie "femme"
Hotel arranged. About $300 for 2 pp
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March and specially Easter week are HUGE holiday weeks for Costarricans. I would seriously avoid traveling there during Easter. Back to question of reservations for tours and spa. I would recommend making reservations for tours in advance as you have more choices and options. The Spa, I would suspect they would work hard to accommodate you even without reservations. The Staff at Nayara Springs is SUPERB, just like the grounds, the views and the food.
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"Plenty to do" I guess is debate-able. The hotel has movies you can borrow to watch in your room, mind you they aren't very recent. There are plenty of bars all over the place so there's that. Also there's a really cute coffee cafe with board games and its a really good place to read. I spent most my time in the pool with a drink. So there's that. I hope that helps
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Yes they definitely do. There is a sloth trail on the premises but we had a hard tome spitting them as they are really camoflauged. But there are a variety of tours to choose from wildlife to the volcano tours nayara has it all!
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"Avoid villa 1-4 as they can be noisy due to proximity to the restaurant, reception, gift shop and heavy traffic by the golf cars"
"Villa 16 has a beautiful view of the volcano."
"You cannot go wrong. The adult villas are more expensive but the value is there"
"We stayed in villas 3 and 4, both were very nice. They are also near the reception area, which made it easy to grab a coffee."
"Book a room with a plunge pool!"
$693 - $1,249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of AlajuelaArenal Volcano National ParkLa Fortuna de San Carlos
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