‘Pura vida’ in this Costa Rican rainforest resort in the Arenal Volcano National Park

luxury hotel in arenal volcano national park

  • Secluded sanctuary in the heart of a tropical forest
  • Bungalows have private balconies overlooking the rainforest and volcano
  • Mountain slope spa for treatments with a view

Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens

Imagine waking each morning to the sight of the Arenal Volcano. Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens puts you right at its base, circled by exotic rainforest. With striking eco-luxury casitas and villas right in the heart of the jungle, it’s little wonder Nayara is known as one of ‘the most romantic hotels in the world’.

Nothing is too much trouble here. In fact, a stay at Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens is about pure pampering. Natural beauty is the order of the day at the spa, high up in the rainforest canopy with open pavilions for treatment rooms. A couple’s massage or mud wrap could be accompanied by the sound of tropical birdsong and trickling water. Once mind and body are restored, treat yourself to dinner in one of four characterful restaurants.

You don’t have to go far from Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens for an adventure. Capuchin and howler monkeys call the trees here home, as do toucans and hummingbirds. Explore further with guided canopy, volcano and night walks. Take a water safari by canoe, kayak or boat, visit the nearby hot springs and go chasing waterfalls. Or take to the skies on a zip wire – an unforgettable experience.

  • 50 rooms
  • 3 restaurants
  • 1 floor

Hotel type:

Pool Spa Winter Sun


The rooms


Things to enjoy

Key Features

Air conditioning


Exercise gym

Wireless internet connection


Wedding services

Check in
  • 1500
Check out
  • 1200
Services & Facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Accessible facilities
  • Accessible parking
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Buffet breakfast
  • Children welcome
  • Complimentary buffet breakfast
  • Computer
  • Concierge desk
  • DVD/video rental
  • Exercise gym
  • Family plan
  • Free local calls
  • Free parking
  • Handicap Parking
  • Jogging track
  • Massage services
  • Parking fee managed by hotel
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Room service - limited hours
  • Safe deposit box
  • Security
  • Smoke-free property
  • Storage space
  • Turndown service
  • Wakeup service
  • Wedding services
  • Wireless internet connection
Room Facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Bathrobe
  • DVD player
  • Free local calls
  • Internet access
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Minibar
  • Printer
  • Remote control television
  • Safe
  • Satellite television
  • Slippers
  • Smoke detectors
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • Wet bar
  • Wireless internet connection
  • Fine dining
  • Hiking trail
  • Jacuzzi
  • Nature preserve trail
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool
  • Sauna
  • Sightseeing tours
  • Spa
  • Whirlpool
  • Wine tasting


This hotel has been awarded:

  • No. 10 in Top Resorts in Central and South America - Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards 2016
  • Top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World - #37 - Conde Nast Traveler Reader's Choice Awards 2015
  • The Signum Virtutis Seal of Excellence for Luxury Resorts 2015 - Seven Star Luxury Travel Awards 


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