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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Just got home after our honeymoon at Nayara. My husband and I cannot remember the last time we were so relaxed. The customer service was EXCELLENT. When we arrived, the room had sort of a chemical, cleaning product smell. They immediately came in and remedied the situation with an air freshener and open doors/windows - which solved it completely. The... More 

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Charleston, WV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We arrived in San Jose and had a wonderful drive through the Central Valley and out to La Fortuna. It was cloudy at the volcano that day so we did not have the stunning view of it as we came in. Upon arrival at Nayara, we were met by staff that were smiling with a "what can we do to... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We stayed at Nayara for 3 nights in September. The hotel is incredible. We arrived during a downpour and the staff were so great giving us towels, taking us to our room via golf cart and even putting down a towel before we entered the room to keep everything dry - the small touches make all the difference! The rooms... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

The name of the game here is service! After 2 days of horrible travel with canceled flights and a long drive from San Jose in the dark (not recommended by the way), my husband and I found ourselves beyond frustrated. But that all went away the second we arrived at Nayara. At almost midnight, we were graciously greeted by the... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

If you are up for adventure as well as rest and relaxation, this place will suit all of your needs in a first class setting. Even though the trip from the airport to the hotel is 3 hours, it has breathtaking views of the Costa Rican landscape. We even saw a sloth on the way to the hotel for which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

This place is absolutely unbelievable! First of all, planning our stay and activities/excursions could not have been easier - staff was immediately responsive to emails, questions, etc. before we had even arrived. We also arranged airport transfer through Nayara, and were greeted by a friendly driver (Manuel) and a spotless Tahoe with leather seats and air-conditioning for the 2.5 hour... More 

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Royersford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

This resort is amazing, as almost every review on this site says. It looks just like the pictures when you are there in person. Everything is first class, from the food to the service...they don't mess around here. Every worker is attentive and always greets you with a "Hola" and a smile. This is the kind of service you don't... More 

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

This beautiful place is hard to get to, but once there, it makes it all worthwhile. A 3 hour trip from San Jose Airport - two of those hours on a precarious mountains road - led us to the Arenal Volcano area. We spent close to a week here, amid luxury and great service. As we registered, we were given... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

I absolutely LOVED this hotel. I just recently returned from a first time trip to Costa Rica with my sister and some friends. We spent 5 days (end of August early September 2013) at this hotel and this hotel exceeded any expectation we could have ever hoped to have. I have traveled a lot and I don't usually write reviews... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

We just returned from The Nayara. Spent 8 days there and wouldn't have stayed anywhere else. Five years ago, we stayed at the Paridisus Playa Conchal, just north of Tamarindo. It is now called the Westin. Although Playa Conchal was very nice, it has nothing on Nayara. First of all, if you want beautiful BLUE beaches, which they advertised and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens

Address: 6 KM West la Fortuna Town, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica (Formerly Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens)
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $282 - $730 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens 4.5*
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
Hotel Style:
#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
#2 Luxury Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#3 Green Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#5 Business Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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