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Irvine, California
Reviewed 8 January 2014

My family just stayed here for four wonderful days, and although it is very easy to see why it is considered a very romantic hotel (private jacuzzis hidden in the lush gardens, private walkways, a swim up bar, 3 gorgeous pools, a private tub and hammock on your balcony overlooking the rainforest and the volcano) our family had so much...

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Sylva, North Carolina
Reviewed 8 January 2014

Great property. Enjoyed our three nights--excellent service from friendly staff. Good breakfast, sushi, and dinner. Nice view of Arenal (when the clouds cooperate!). Loved the outdoor shower and feeling of privacy in the room.

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2Thank Steve S
San Diego, California
Reviewed 7 January 2014

We stayed at Nayara over xmas. The staff at the resort was great, the Villa's were perfect. plenty of room to move around. The hot spring pool on the patio was great, They had an indoor and out door shower. Great!. One call to the front desk and the golf carts are there to get you. I did you the...

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Nayara. We want to personally apologize that our food did not meet your expectations. We take our guests feedback very seriously and please know that our Food & Beverage Director took care about your candid feedback. We are so glad that you still had a good...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 7 January 2014

My husband and I stayed here for three nights in December. The accommodations were second to none. We had one of the deluxe rooms (which is the base model) and we could not have been more impressed. The amenities were great (shaving kits, reasonably priced mini-bar, excellent in-room coffee), but the room itself was the wow-factor. We had a Jacuzzi...

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EAST STROUDSBURG
Reviewed 7 January 2014

We spent 3 nights at this beautiful hotel. The staff are very friendly and helpful and service was excellent. The hotel food was very good, and the included breakfasts were hearty, especially the local fare. The views of the volcano are awesome when it's not cloudy and the grounds are lush and verdant. We took the 4-in-1 tour of the...

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
Reviewed 6 January 2014

We spent 3 nights in December at Nayara. Everything was perfectly amazing. We woke up the first morning to a clear volcano view. Meals in the main restaurant were delicious. Service impeccable. Pool was nice and warm for evening. Thermal pools were wonderful. The rooms are something you have to see in person. We loved everything about Nayara. It is...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2014 via mobile

We had high expectations given the trip advisor reviews and our stay exceeded them. The grounds were beautiful, the staff was super nice, the pools & jacuzzis were lovely, the room was gorgeous and private, view of Arenal from the room was stunning, and the breakfast buffet was large and delicious. They were also super nice to kids, although there...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review of our hotel. Your kind words only reinforce our commitment to provide the best possible service. I would like to share good news with you and future guests, as of last month all of our public hot tub Jacuzzis are fed by natural mineral hot Springs....

Haymarket, Virginia
Reviewed 6 January 2014

I agree with almost all of the comments i have read so far. We stayed at the Hotel Nayara for 2 nights and had the best experience from the moment we arrived at the resort until our departure. The staff at the hotel were extremely friendly and bent over backwards to accommodate every request throughout the stay....from arranging private tours...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 5 January 2014

My teenage children and I spent 4 days at Nayara and the Arenal Volcano area after spending 5 days on beach. We were absolutely thrilled with our stay at Naraya. We stayed in a Casita and were so pleased with the accomdations. There was a very comfortable king size bed, with a separate sitting room that contained a day bed...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2014

I have little to add to the other reviews. I loved this hotel although we never saw the volcano! I would love to stay again one day. This was one of 7 different hotels we stayed in our 15 night self drive tour through CR. This was our favorite of all places despite being not the most expensive. If you...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: €329 - €715 (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/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
#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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