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Nayara Resort Spa and Gardens

7 km West from La Fortuna Town Road 142, the entrance to the Volcano Lodge, La Fortuna, Costa Rica


Nayara Resort Spa and Gardens


Insider Tip

Guests celebrating anniversaries or other special occasions can arrange romantic dinners complete with a private chef and waiter. Set in the rain forest, private tables are adorned with flowers and candle lighting (reservations required).

Hotel Overview

Volcano views
Nestled in a vibrant tropical rain forest on the outskirts of Arenal Volcano, this boutique Costa Rica hotel is 75 km (47 mi) from the San Jose airport.
Balconies, spa tubs
44 bungalows offer private gardens with outdoor showers, balconies with spa tubs, plasma TVs, complimentary wireless Internet access, and minibars.
Pool, wine bar
The hotel features a spa and a freeform pool with a swim-up bar and 3 spa tubs. Amenities include a restaurant, wine bar, and complimentary buffet breakfast

Property Location
Located in La Fortuna, Nayara Resort Spa & Gardens is in the mountains, a 4-minute drive from Ecotermales Fortuna and 6 minutes from Arenal Volcano National Park. This 4.5-star resort is 5.7 mi (9.2 km) from La Fortuna Waterfall and 8.6 mi (13.9 km) from Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park.

Make yourself at home in one of the 50 air-conditioned rooms featuring private spa tubs and flat-screen televisions. Your bed comes with down comforters and premium bedding. Rooms have private furnished lanais. Cable programming and iPod docking stations are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wired Internet access keeps you connected. Partially open bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature jetted bathtubs and rainfall showerheads.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. If you're looking for recreational opportunities, you'll find an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Additional amenities at this resort include concierge services and wedding services.

Grab a bite at Altamira, one of the resort's 3 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the poolside bar. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily from 630 AM to 1030 AM.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.


7 km West from La Fortuna Town Road 142, the entrance to the Volcano Lodge, La Fortuna, Costa Rica


SJO - Juan Santamaria International Airport



Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens offers 44 bungalows set in the lush rain forest. All bungalows include private gardens with outdoor showers plus balconies with spa tubs for two. Rooms are equipped with DVD/CD players, plasma TVs with cable channels, MP3 player docking stations, and complimentary wireless Internet access. Additional amenities at this Costa Rica hotel include premium bedding, minibars, coffee/tea makers, and in-room safes (accommodate laptops).


  • Air conditioning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Refrigerator
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Jetted bathtub
  • Yard
  • Ceiling fan
  • Designer toiletries
  • Premium bedding
  • Turndown service
  • DVD player
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Slippers
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free wired Internet
  • Down comforter
  • First-run movies
  • iPod docking station
  • Partially open bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Private spa tub
  • Free long-distance calls
  • Free international calls
  • Furnished lanai
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free)
  • Number of bathrooms -


Property Amenities

Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens is surrounded by tropical rain forest on the outskirts of Arenal Volcano. The hotel features a freeform pool with three spa tubs, a swim-up bar, and a poolside bar. Set high in the rain forest, the on-site spa offers massages and beauty treatments (surcharge). The hotel also features a small fitness center.

Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Altamira Restaurant serves local and international cuisine; a complimentary buffet breakfast is available each morning. The hotel also features a wine bar. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel.

The amenities listed below are available on site; fees may apply:

  • Outdoor pool
  • Concierge services
  • Total number of rooms -
  • Laundry facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Garden
  • Poolside bar
  • Swim-up bar
  • Free breakfast
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wedding services
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Number of restaurants -
  • Free self parking
  • Luggage storage
  • Beach towels

Number of suites: 50

Number of rooms: 50


A complimentary buffet breakfast is provided each morning.
Altamira Restaurant
Gourmet restaurant overlooking the volcano. Serves Costa Rican and international cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Nostalgia Wine Bar
Stylish wine bar featuring an Italian wine dispensing system. Features an open-air terrace, plush leather couches, and plasma TVs. Serves Latin American and Spanish wines plus appetizers.


An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Mountain biking
  • Rafting
  • Swimming