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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We experienced "a cachette bling bling" here (meaning: super satisfaction). The food (complimentary breakfast), views of Arenal volcano from the cabins, pools (happy hour), and on-site sloths are 5 star; that said, the customer service of the people is what I will remember most. Johnny gave our kids a memorable tour the property (they enjoyed seeing the greenhouse where some...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Wow, we usually do not stay anywhere this expensive, but it was well worth every penny. The grounds, rooms, dining, swimming, spa, staff and service is all 5 star plus! We had the pleasure of meeting the man who built it and made the magic happen, Angelo Zaragovia. What a perfectly delightful and humble man, who inspires his staff to...

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

Thank you for taking the time to review Nayara Hotel Spa & Gardens! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. Here we strive to be as eco-friendly as possible and we are so glad you noticed this. We look forward to hosting you! Pura Vida, Jairo Quesada Resident Manager

Cottage Grove, Minnesota
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at Nayara Resort in a Casita Deluxe the end of January for 5 nights. It was a wonderful way to spend our anniversary! There is nothing more that I can add to the 5 star reviews that hasn't already been mentioned and I agree with what other people have said. Our Casita was beautiful, the...

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

We are so glad that you choose Nayara Resorts for your anniversary! Thank you for the kind words about the hotel and we look forward to seeing you for another anniversary or any other special occasion. Pura Vida, Jairo Quesada Resident Manager

Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at Nayara for our honeymoon in February 2017. I can honestly say that it was the best hotel we have ever stayed in! We stayed for 4 nights, which was enough time to see a lot of the Arenal region, but I would have loved to stay another night just to have some more time...

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

Congratulations on your wedding! The wine pairing is a signature event at Nayara Resorts were so glad you were able to enjoy it on Valentines Day, I’m sorry to hear that about the woks at Asia Luna. Thank you for taking the time and feedback for Nayara Resorts and your experiences. Pura Vida, Jairo Quesada Resident Manager

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, this hotel is very very expensive but also SO romantic and special. Get a villa! Our jaws dropped as we walked into Villa 7 and realized this would be our home for 5 days. The room, more like a mini house, was comfortable, stacked with juices, beer, rum, snacks and fruit (replenished daily), it had its own natural spring...

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

The villas are like a mini house away from home, its like you never have to leave. Thank you for taking the time to review Nayara Springs. Pura Vida, Jairo Quesada Resident Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staffs were trying so hard to serve / make good memories for guests and they kindly upgraded us to a villa. They even set our bed with a happy birthday card and provided the cake upon departure. Good pool and just everything was mind blowing. I thought I would come back here regularly however, sadly the departure experience tainted our...

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Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

This property is magical and the staff beyond exceptional. We ended our stay last in Costa Rica last June at Nayara, and as a family of 4 with an 11-year-old and a 14-year-old, we were unsure it Nayara would be a good fit because it is billed as a romantic location. The property is divided into two distinct areas, so...

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

We are happy to still be in your memories after all of these months! We are glad having kids was not an issue at all during your stay at Nayara. We hope to see you back very soon. Pura Vida, Jairo Quesada Resident Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Private casitas are nestled in lushly landscaped property in the shadow of the arenal volcano of Costa Rica. Follow the footpaths and discover 5 restaurants, a prize winning spa, 2 swimming pools, hot tubs, a shelter for yoga, another for cooking lessons, fish ponds, coffee house, gift shop, and more. There are actually 2 parts to this resort. One part...

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

Thank you for taking the time to review and your detailed explanation of Nayara Resorts! I will definitely pass on the positive feedback to Ana about your tour. Pura Vida, Jairo Quesada Resident Manager

Minneapolis, MN
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent three nights here but would have liked to stay longer. This property is amazing from the friendly and helpful staff to the tropical jungle setting. Initially the casita they put us in was too close to the pool so we asked if there were other options. Without hesitation they upgraded us for one night into a larger casita. The...

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

Thank you for taking the time to review and feedback for the Casitas! It sounds like you truly enjoyed the tropical rainforest. We look forward to hosting you back in the future. Pura Vida, Jairo Quesada Resident Manager

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nayara truly was one of the best hotels I've ever stayed at, anywhere. The staff is superb and will accommodate pretty much anything, the grounds are beautiful. Stayed for 5 nights and definitely did not want to leave. Would certainly return.

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Thank you for the kind review of Nayara Hotel Spa & Gardens and naming it the best hotel you’ve ever stayed at. We look forward to seeing you back in the future! Pura Vida, Jairo Quesada Resident Manager

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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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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
  • 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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  • Concierge
  • 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: €327 - €906 (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 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#1 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#2 Luxury Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#2 Spa 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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“Casita 5 had a view of the volcano through the lush foliage.”
 of 5 bubbles Jackie-CG, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Be sure to visit the spa for an amazing open-air massage. Also, don't skip the terrific food here--really fresh, local, and delicious.”
 of 5 bubbles jaforr, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“It's a short walk over to the Nayara Springs adult only pool, we saw a sloth along the way one day.”
 of 5 bubbles MNFamilyAdventurers, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Villas are adult only”
 of 5 bubbles forevercamila82, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the volcano or a casita overlooking the jungle to see more wildlife”
 of 5 bubbles Coach_Class, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
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