Nayara Gardens

Location: Arenal & Northern Costa Rica | Costa Rica

Price guide: £££££ £200-£350 per person per night

A member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, the award-winning Nayara Hotel Spa & Gardens is a five-star boutique hotel offering premium luxury in a stunning location on the outskirts of the Arenal volcano.
Perfect forHoneymooners and couples – it’s been voted Most Romantic Hotel in South and Central America.
In the knowPrioritise a visit to the heavenly hot springs of Tabacon and Baldi, which are warmed naturally by the Arenal volcano’s energy.

Recommended for...

  • Spa & Wellness
  • Setting & Views
  • Eco-tourism
  • Wildlife & Nature

Hotel Overview


Near La Fortuna, four hours' drive from San José, Costa Rica.

Rooms at Nayara Hotel Spa & Gardens

All the rooms at Nayara are free-standing ‘casitas’ (little houses) with direct views onto the conical green slopes of the Arenal volcano. They are decorated in vibrant modern colours, with four poster beds, polished wooden floors, thatched roofs and private Jacuzzis on the terrace.

Food and facilities

The Altamira restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, offers an unparalleled view of the volcano. Surrounded by lush tropical plants and flowers, it serves authentic, gourmet Costa Rican and international cuisine. The swimming pool comes complete with three independent whirlpool Jacuzzis and a wet bar. The spa is buried deep in the jungle and offers a panoply of treatments accompanied by the sounds of birdsong.

Activities at Nayara Hotel Spa & Gardens

Hiking, whitewater rafting, horse riding, nature watching, boat rides, canopy slides and hanging bridges are all on offer in the nearby area, and the hotel can arrange any of them for you.

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