Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens is a place of nature where romance emanates and life moves at a slower pace to allow time to rekindle old relationships and to start new ones in an enchanting way. Nayara is an authentic Costa Rican journey, a property that reflects its location and respects the ecological balance of one of the most beautiful places on earth.
They offer casitas, suites, and villas, which have large screened windows that open up to bring nature inside. Light flows through the interiors, from the bedroom to the private gardens with rain showers, to the private terraces with secluded Jacuzzis. Modern amenities compliment the rooms to make them the most desired and exceptional accommodations in the area. They also have a pool bar, and a wine and tapas bar.
The resort is committed to sustainable tourism. Travelers flock to this lush region for wildlife spotting, white-water rafting, and kayaking on Lake Arenal. Among the dozens of area properties, T+L readers are partial to the Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens. Dynamic owner Leo Ghitis has outfitted the 50 villas with spacious decks (some have hot tubs), plantation furniture, and avocado-colored walls. Nostalgia wine bar serves some of Latin America’s best vintages by the glass.
The Spa at Nayara is is perched on a cliff overlooking the forest. Their location is unique: a secluded hill encircled by emerald forests, tropical gardens and unspoiled hills. Nayara overlooks the majestic Arenal Volcano, one of the youngest, still active volcanoes in this hemisphere, an imposing mountain that dominates the landscape of the area and that can be seen from almost every corner of the resort.
Arenal is also the premier adventure destination in Costa Rica: soaring canopies, hanging bridges, waterfalls and caves, mountain biking, hiking, climbing, whitewater rafting, fishing, zip lines, and nature safaris. For those interested in nature, we offer bird watching, ecological reserves, and wildlife galore. For those looking for healing and wellness, the Arenal area has many hot springs to bathe in and reenergize.
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