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Austin, Texas
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We are a family of five: My husband and myself and our three children: 14 year old twins and our 10 year old. All 5 of us are well traveled and this was our first trip to Costa Rica -- half of the time at the beach and the 2nd half in the Arenal area. There is nothing negative to...

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Hailsham
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The moment you arrive and are greeted by this beautiful resorts exceptional staff , all you cares of the outside world are forgotten . This is a place where dreams come true and memories are made . I'm a atheist, but if heaven does it exists , when I die , I want to go here . It's pure magic...

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Jairoques, Manager at Nayara Resort Spa & Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Nayara Hotel Spa & Gardens and for all of the kind words. We hope to see you back in the future. Pura Vida, Jairo Quesada Resident Manager

Chappaqua
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Other than to zipline and to hike at Arenal Volcano, we never left this resort. You will never want to leave! We were travelling with our 3 adult kids (all in their 20's) and everyone was happy. The rooms are large with outdoor showers and a beautiful deck with a pool or jacuzzi. Overall the service is very good. We...

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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This resort has to be the most romantic place on earth for couples!! We decided to stay here on our honeymoon because our travel agent said that the resort was breath taking and Gay Friendly. We were blown away with the incredible beauty of this resort and location. Although we never held hands or kissed in public during our stay,...

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Jairoques, Manager at Nayara Resort Spa & Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Robert, Congratulations on your honeymoon, we are so glad that you choose to spend this special occasion at Nayara. We look forward to hosting you back in the future. Pura Vida, Jairo Quesada Resident Manager

New Braunfels, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This resort was one of the most unique and secluded/quiet resorts we have ever been to. The landscaping was so beautiful and lush and all the wildlife was great to see and hear. The rooms were well appointed and beautifully designed with a Costa Rican feel. The resort pools were beautiful and I highly recommend the spa! The restaurants we...

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Jairoques, Manager at Nayara Resort Spa & Gardens, responded to this review

The property is designed to have the most Costa Rican ambience. Thank you for the wonderful remarks about the property. We hope to see you back soon. Pura Vida, Jairo Quesada Resident Manager

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was a long journey from the UK but well worth it. When we arrived they had prepared some food for us as they knew we had come a long way and the restaurants would be closed. The grounds are amazing, lots of chances to see beautiful birds, flowers and even sloths. They cannot do enough for you at any...

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Jairoques, Manager at Nayara Resort Spa & Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Nayara Hotel Spa & Gardens. I am glad that it was worth your while and we hope you will come back in the future. Pura Vida, Jairo Quesada Resident Manager

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at this hotel four nights at this hotel as part of our honeymoon, and it was totally worth every penny that we spent. The Room: We stayed in one of the Rainforest Villas. The room was enormous, and the views and surrounding gardens were so beautiful. The jacuzzi, hammock, and lounge chairs out on the...

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Jairoques, Manager at Nayara Resort Spa & Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Michelle, Congratulations, we are so happy you choose Nayara Hotel Spa & Gardens to spend your honeymoon! We look forward to hosting you back in the future. Pura Vida, Jairo Quesada Resident Manager

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cannot fault anything with our stay at Nayara. Rooms were excellent. The choice of restaurants was really good. Staff were extremely helpful. We even saw a Sloth with a baby within the resort grounds and gardens

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Jairoques, Manager at Nayara Resort Spa & Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Darren, I am glad you enjoyed your stay so much. Pura Vida, Jairo Quesada Resident Manager

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Such a beautiful resort. The staff was fantastic and made sure we had everything we needed. We stayed in the Rainforest Villa and the room was amazing. Beautiful private balcony with a great view, Fun outdoor shower, comfy bed. The only downside, which is very small, plants kept dropping on the roof and were quite loud so maybe bring earplugs...

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Jairoques, Manager at Nayara Resort Spa & Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Morgan I am happy you had such a pleasant stay with us. Thank you for your feedback about the plants on top of the rooms making noise. I will let Ana know about the wonderful job she did with you. Pura Vida, Jairo Quesada Resident Manager

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a largish hotel, attracting mainly American and British visitors. The rooms are laid out in individual bungalows, which, although they are pretty closely packed, have extremely clever tropical planting to maintain privacy. Rooms are large, airy and clean, with an outdoor private spa on the balcony overlooking the volcano. The main dining/breakfast room is large, but well serviced....

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Jairo_quesada, Gerente at Nayara Resort Spa & Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Victoria H Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your room and felt it offered an abundance of space and privacy. At Nayara, one of our main focuses is offering our guests a memorable dining experience, which is why we have five unique dining outlets on our property....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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 Resort 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)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: ₹ 22,796 - ₹ 62,754 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Nayara Resort 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 Resort Spa & Gardens Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#1 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#2 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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“they are all good, but there is a difference between a regular room and a villa”
 of 5 bubbles 224terri, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Every Cabana seems to have it's own private out-door space with a view of the jungle and volcano so I don't think you can really go wrong!”
 of 5 bubbles robertramirez1832, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Any room would be great at this resort!”
 of 5 bubbles 3mcmahans, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Villas 35 and 45 have good chances of having sloths nearby as this area of the resort is quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 244judiths1969, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All pretty much the same. The Casitas were perfectly adequate, although there were other more expensive options.”
 of 5 bubbles 17victoriah, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
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