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Nayara Resort Spa & Gardens

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$321*
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is by far the best hotel I have ever stayed at. From start ti finish, all of the staff go above and beyond anything you ask of them. The casitas are beautiful. They have 2 queen beds, an out door jacuzzi bath, and outdoor shower, and an indoor shower. They have robes, mini fridge, lots of space to store...

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

Dear Sarah, Thank you for describing Nayara Resort, Spa and Gardens as the best hotel you’ve ever stayed at. We really appreciate you taking the time to review our hotel with such kind words. We’re glad you enjoyed your casita, we believe every little detail -the showers, the jacuzzi, the comfortable bed - adds up to making your stay a...

Fountain Valley, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the moment that we booked our stay at Nayara we were pampered and cared for like special guests. Carlos, the concierge, contacted me to make arrangements for transportation from the airport in San Jose and to recommend tours. We were greeted by their professional driver who escorted us to Nayara from our hotel in San Jose. After a few...

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

Dear KathyPS, Thank you so much for your kind words. We appreciate you taking the time to review our hotel. We’re glad we were able to provide you with the best possible experience and you felt comfortable and well taken care of. It is simply wonderful to know that our guests are as excited as we are with the wildlife...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I spent 5 nights at Nayara and loved every second of it. The accommodations and staff are great. We ate at almost every restaurant on the property while we were there and enjoyed it- only great experiences with service. Words cannot describe how beautiful it is. The rainforest was fantastic with all the animals, birds and even...

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

Dear SerraB14, Thank you very much for describing our hotel with such kind words. We really love to host adventurist guests. The Arenal Volcano area is famous for encouraging eco-friendly tourism which makes it ideal for people who are not afraid to explore the rainforest and spot all kind of wildlife - from lazy, slow moving sloths. You just need...

Northport, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I visited mid-May 2017 during the rainy season. The staff will drive you around the resort in golf carts. Our driver Jose pointed out sloths and great views of the volcano whenever he gave us a ride. There are multiple pools, hot tub nooks and bridges that take you to different areas. There is complimentary yoga every...

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

Dear hurleymorgan90, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a beautiful review of our resort. We’re very happy to hear your favorite restaurant was Amor Loco (so much so that you had dinner there every night) The staff will love to find out about it. We’re very proud to be able to offer our guests delicious meals...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Awesome resort. Wasn't sure that the hotel could be as great as described. I am a believer. We had a Rainforest Villa and it was so much more than we expected. The staff took care of every request and was waiting for our return. The grounds are a tropical paradise of plants and animals. We saw frogs, humming birds, toucans,...

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

Dear Jeff, We appreciate you taking the time to write such a wonderful review of our hotel. We’re glad we were able to exceed your expectations. Thank you for describing our property as a tropical paradise of plants and animals. At Nayara Resort, Spa and Gardens we love making sure our guests feel special and taking care of. Please think...

Tahiti, French Polynesia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed on the older side of the resort which is connected to the adult only side of the resort by 2 bridges. We had a large bungalow with outdoor shower (2 water heads accommodating 2 people). The room was surrounded by jungle and was nicely appointed. The porch had a jacuzzi bath tub on it as well as lounge...

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

Dear etoileco, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a great review of our hotel. We’re glad you thought your bungalow was spacious and comfortable and that you found the service to be wonderful. We appreciate you letting us know that you enjoyed the tours outside of the property. We only partner with the best excursion providers...

Volcano, Hawaii
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

The Nayara is simply a fantastic resort close to La Fortuna, the waterfall and the Arenal Park. The resort has several restaurants with a great variety of menues and very delicious food! Sometimes, the dinner is accompanied by a life band. One of the most nicest pool bars we've ever seen is also part of the resort. We especially want...

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

Dear Dani-Aloha, Thank you very much for taking the time to describe our hotel with such kind words. Thank you for letting us know you thought the food was delicious and you found the rooms to be spacious and comfortable. At Nayara Resort, Spa and Gardens, we put a lot of thought into making sure your experience is filled with...

Washington State
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited April 20 - 24 and had a great time. The concierge was very helpful with everything from check-in to check-out. We took several tours arranged by them. Our favorite was the Mystico Bridges guided by Edson. This is a first rate resort with great pools, bars, etc. The accomodations could not be nicer, and the staff was very...

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

Dear Mihal88, We really appreciate you taking the time to leave a great review of our hotel. Thank you for letting us know you enjoyed the Mystic Bridges tour with Edson. We love making sure we’re offering our guests activities that will make your experience unforgettable. We would love to have you again in the future! Pura Vida, Jairo Quesada...

New York, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Nayara for the first 5 days of our honeymoon, our first trip to Costa Rica, and could not have asked for anything more. The staff, facilities, food, & activities went beyond expectations!

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

Dear Jennifer, Thank you for choosing our hotel for the first part of your honeymoon (and congratulations on your wedding!) In Nayara we put a lot of effort into making sure every aspect of your vacation is excellent: the food, ambience, privacy, everything should be there to give you an amazing experience. Thank you for letting us know that we...

Peoria, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely hotel/resort. Loved the outdoor shower! Had a great aromatherapy massage. The smell of ginger and flowers was everywhere, so it's perfect for a romantic get away. Do not stay in casita 16 though. The deck there is NOT private in the least!

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

Dear Susan, Thank you very much for letting us know that you thought the aromatherapy massage was great and that you enjoyed the outdoor shower. We put a lot of effort into making sure that the spa is an amazing experience and our guests find the ambiance cozy and romantic. We’re always coming up with different ways to ensure the...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Minibar
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arenal Nayara Hotel Spa & 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 on 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, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 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: $422 - $764 (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
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#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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“Splurge for a plunge pool casita.”
hurleymorgan90, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are private bungalows (I think). Ours was at the top of the resort and very private.”
etoileco, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“The Cassita was fantastic and worth the extra.”
seanl766, 12 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a great view of the volcano - some suites in the Springs side are larger but have a pool/no view.”
M5923HLjuliet, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Get the rainforest villa”
890nicolef, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
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