Classic Luxury

Nayara Gardens

A stylish hotel surrounded by lush tropical forest with unbeatable views of one of the world's most picturesque volcanoes, Arenal. Nayara Gardens provides the perfect base from which to explore the central region of Costa Rica.

Arenal, Costa Rica
Nayara Gardens
  • Spectacular views for Costa Rica's most iconic volcano, Arenal

  • Each room has a small private garden, outdoor shower and balcony with jacuzzi

  • There is a pool with a swim up bar from where you can relax and take in the spectacular views

  • One of the most stylish and individual hotels in the area

Nayara Gardens is an elegant hotel with beautifully decorated casitas and suites and incredible views of the majestic Arenal volcano. Paths wind through lush gardens filled with tropical flowers to a pool with a swim-up bar and attractive open-sided restaurant above.

Each of the fifty casitas and villas have been designed to provide the utmost in romance, comfort and style while maintaining a close connection with the natural surroundings – monkeys, sloths and toucans can be spotted around the property. On clear days you can see the magnificent Arenal volcano from the pool. Each freestanding Casita Deluxe and villa boasts canopied beds, a large deck with a jacuzzi and hammock and has outdoor showers.

Dining options abound at Nayara Gardens with open-sided La Terraza restaurant serving a mix of Costa Rican and international dishes, Asia Luna mixes Peruvian and Asian flavours and Nostalgia is a beautiful wine and tapas bar which also offers tasting menus matched with Latin American wines.

This central region of Costa Rica is one of the world’s most topographically diverse and plays host to a range of exciting outdoor activities such as white water rafting, trekking, horseback riding, hot springs, canyoning, rapelling, kayaking, zip wiring and canopy tours as well as Fly Boarding on Lake Arenal.

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Nayara Gardens has a superb location in central Costa Rica, which means it is not only a great base for seeing the country's most active volcano but also a range of other activities such as zip wiring, canopy tours, hiking and horse riding. You could easily spend 3 nights here. 

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Arenal, Costa Rica

Arenal Nayara is 10km (15 minutes) from the town of La Fortuna de San Carlos, close to Arenal Volcano National Park in northern Costa Rica.

12-hour international flight to San Jose Juan Santamaria International, followed by a 3 hour road transfer. Alternatively, you can fly from San Jose to Arenal La Fortuna, which is 15 minutes from Arenal Nayara.

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