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Every casita at the Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens has been designed to provide the utmost in comfort and style while maintaining a close contact with the natural surroundings. With the guests’ experience in mind, the hotel has built a unique concept of individual bungalows separated by lush tropical plants. Every one of its large suite-size bungalows provides the independent space and privacy that includes a private backyard with an outdoor shower as well as wide glass doors facing the private front balcony.

Each one of its 50 casitas feature:
• King or two queen size beds
• Cable TV
• DVD / CD Player
• IPod Stand
• Free Internet Access
• Safe (Laptop capacity)
• Air Conditioning
• Private bathroom with hot water
• Backyard outside shower
• Stocked mini fridge
• Coffee Maker
• Front balcony overlooking the volcano
• Private Outdoor volcano view Jacuzzi

Restaurant, Pool Bar

Nayara Spa
The recently completed Spa at Nayara has been described by guests as a wonder of beauty, architecture and engineering. This masterpiece of wood, marble and granite was built on the quasi-vertical slope of the mountain as it gently descends into the adjacent tropical rain forest. In order to avoid impacting the delicate eco-system the spa was built in an elevated fashion over a floating foundation structure, which gives the impression that the spa is suspended over the rain forest

The northern plains of Costa Rica are one of the world's most topographically diverse regions, home to the majestic Arenal volcano. Visitors to this spectacular tropical zone can take part in several activities and tours that enrich the visit to this truly special place. There are activities and tours for thrill-seekers as well as those simply looking to unwind. They include whitewater rafting, horseback riding, hot springs, visiting farms, bird watching, fishing, windsurfing, canopy tours, and crossing suspended bridges over the forest canopy.

The Altamira Restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner offers an unparalleled vista of the volcano from a hilltop. Altamira has been designed to provide an exclusive dining experience with open walls surrounded by lush tropical plants and flowers. The restaurant houses a lounge area to enjoy a drink in a stylish and comfortable ambiance.

Guests can enjoy tropical cocktails, fresh fruit juices, and light snacks at the Kali-Kalí wet bar located in the free shape Jacuzzi. Light lunches can be enjoyed at the deck area overlooking the volcano.

Nostalgia Wine Bar

Nostalgia Wine Bar is an entirely new concept that lets you experience the best in wine, food and fine liquor all in an exquisitely decorated environment nestled in a natural paradise. At Nostalgia Wine Bar, guests have a chance to sip and sample the unique qualities of every bottle. Utilizing a state-of-the art Italian wine service system, Nostalgia provides wine lovers with a cozy sanctuary to taste and compare the best vintage wines that Latin American wineries have to offer. Enjoy an impromptu tasting party with Nostalgias clever “plug and play” card system, which allows guests to insert a card into the tap to savor samples of any wine on display.

Offering a selection of wine-friendly tapas and other hors d’œuvres, Nostalgia is the perfect place to gather and relax after a day of exploring Arenal’s natural wonders. The knowledgeable staff will welcome you and help you decide which of our unique wines to sample. Come and see for yourself why Nostalgia tasting bar is the new Toast of the Town!

Located in the outskirts of the Arenal Volcano, Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens is an oasis of tranquility that provides a uniquely natural experience. Surrounded by lush tropical rainforest, each one of its 50 spacious casitas (bungalows) provide an exclusive retreat in which guests can relax amidst the breathtaking view of the Imposing Volcano.
The hotel’s deluxe tropical architecture mirrors the beauty of Costa Rica’s natural wonders and gives the opportunity to enjoy the best of the authentic Costa Rica hospitality.

Its tropical grounds woven with rich gardens create the perfect setting to rest and enjoy nature. A large Jacuzzi with wet bar provides a place to rest after enjoying the various guided activities, including white water rafting, hiking, mountain biking, volcano treks, and hot springs.

Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens offers a full service restaurant, where local ingredients blend with a world-class cuisine to provide an incomparable dining experience. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and boasts a direct view of the active volcano.


La Fortuna

How to Get There:

La Fortuna, San Carlos
Take the Inter American Highway North, which passes through the International Airport, towards San Ramon, approximately 35 miles (56 km). Once, arriving San Ramon, you will see a blue sign, indicating the way to the La Fortuna. Drive straight through the downtown San Ramon, until you reach a dead end. Turn left and drive 2 blocks forwards the San Ramon Hospital, then turn right onto the road to La Fortuna. You will see two signs for La Fortuna while driving through San Ramon, as well as other signs for the Arenal Volcano.
Follow the signs to La Fortuna and Arenal. It will take you through a number of small towns, including Los Angeles, Balsa, Bajo Rodriguez, where there is voluntary toll. At the toll booth you will see a 45 km sign to La Fortuna. Keep driving through the towns of La Tigra, San Isidro and Chachagua until you reach La Fortuna. This section is a 50 mile (80 km) drive and should take about 75 to 90 minutes.