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Nayara Springs - Relais & Chateaux

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Our 35 villas are 1,500 square feet of pure luxury, romance, and privacy. These villas offer the ultimate experience with a private plunge pool fed by water directly from the volcano which is some of the purest in the world. The room includes complimentary breakfast, minibar, laundry, daily yoga classes and your very own personal host! Nayara Springs is an adult-only luxurious property with many unique and exclusive features. The hotel has two savory restaurants; Amor Loco and Mis Amores. In Amor Loco guests can enjoy gourmet cuisine while sitting by the pool or dining inside with live music seven nights a week. Mis Amores is our casual Italian fare restaurant with a beautiful direct view to the Volcano which is also connected to our new swim-up pool bar Cielito Lindo. Nayara Springs also has its own coffee bar; the coffee is a Nayara Signature that can only be found on property. Guest can also enjoy our open-air yoga pavilion or work on their fitness at our new state-of-the-art-gym. Nayara Springs is connected by two footbridges perched 150 feet high, above the rainforest canopy to our sister property Nayara Hotel Spa & Gardens.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room service
Free parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Adult pool
Airport transportation
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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4 miles west from la Fortuna Town, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007 Costa Rica
Getting there
Juan Santamaria Intl Airport48 mi
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We stayed here in Feb 2018. Our villa was beautiful with our hot spring pool overlooking Arenal Volcano. Unfortunately when we were there the villa had a plumbing issue which caused quite a stench. Staff at Nayara Springs were quick to look into it, moved us to another villa
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Response from Nayara_Hotels, Manager at Nayara Springs - Relais & Châteaux
Responded yesterday
Dear SBoyer-Masfari, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our resort. We are sorry to hear of your plumbing issue but appreciate that our team members were able to address the issue with minimal interruption to your stay. Zip lining is an excellent adventure, and we are thrilled to hear your experience was fantastic as it is one of our favorites! We hope your travels will bring you back to our resort. Sincerely, Frederic Cappello Resort Manager
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My husband and I spent 4 nights at this hotel and it exceeded our expectations! We loved everything about our villa, which was luxurious and perfect, but especially the outdoor shower and our private plunge pool/ jacuzzi. All the staff were professional, attentive and friendly.
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Response from Nayara_Hotels, Manager at Nayara Springs - Relais & Châteaux
Responded yesterday
Dear ipaintalot, Thank you for taking the time to leave such an enthusiastic review of our resort. You provide excellent tips for your fellow travelers, and we are thrilled you found Mi Cafecito heavenly. What a perfect description! Thank you also for noting the excellence of our team. They dedicate themselves to ensuring an outstanding stay for our guests, and we will be sure to notify them of your kind words. We can't wait to welcome you back for more adventures, meals, and relaxation! Sincerely, Frederic Cappello Resort Manager
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This was the best hotel we have stayed in . The reservation person Carlos was spot on . He answered all our questions . Set up our private tours . Our arrival was perfect . Check in easy . The Hostess went over all the facilities and what was available. The room was first class
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Response from Nayara_Hotels, Manager at Nayara Springs - Relais & Châteaux
Responded yesterday
Dear Dreamer, Thank you for taking the time to share your review of our resort, particularly your comments regarding Carlos. We are thrilled he was able to ensure your arrival and tours were perfect! All of our associates strive to create memorable experiences for our guests, and I am delighted to read that they are acknowledged and recognized. We cannot wait to welcome you back next year. Sincerely, Frederic Cappello Resort Manager
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This was by far the nicest place we stayed in Costa Rica. It's lives up to it's reviews for the most part. It is pricey, and I do think for the price they could be slightly more "luxurious" in terms of overall quality of food and service, but really a wonderful experience
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Response from Nayara_Hotels, Manager at Nayara Springs - Relais & Châteaux
Responded 2 days ago
Dear GlobeRoamer005, Thank you for including our resort in your Costa Rica vacation. Our team takes great pride in creating memorable experiences for our guests and I will share your kinds words with them immediately. It was a pleasure to host your vacation and we hope that your globe roaming will allow you to return soon! Sincerely, Frederic Cappello Resort Manager
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To the Nayara Springs team: You are a first class team, outstanding service ( attentive, gracious, fun and knowledgeable) , luxurious accommodations, all around one of the nicest places we have stayed in our travels on this side of the Atlantic. A special shout out to Carlos
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Response from Nayara_Hotels, Manager at Nayara Springs - Relais & Châteaux
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Dear Mr. & Mrs. Podoba, Thank you so much for your kind words. It means the world to us to read your comments, particularly regarding our exceptional team. We will be sure to tell Carlos and Luis that they are missed and notify Jonathan and Vanessa of your outstanding experiences. Our commitment is to create a harmonious balance between economic progress and the conservation of natural resources. We appreciate you recognizing our efforts toward this commitment. Again, many thanks and we can't wait to welcome you back to the rainforest! Sincerely, Frederic Cappello Resort Manager
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great wake up view. Notice the little elephant shaped towel left by the maids!
Hammock by warm tub was great touch and really comfortable!
Do not miss the room service breakfast!!
Do you have a 2 or 3 bedroom villa?
i would think a faster answer would come from hotel. they have a toll free number right from the US.
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It is also cheaper. And Liberia is only 3,5 hours drive from Nayara Hotel.
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Can you tell me how much the transportation from the Liberia airport to the resort is?
Hotel arranged. About $300 for 2 pp
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Hi, is it necessary to pre-book tours and spa appointments for a stay in March?
March and specially Easter week are HUGE holiday weeks for Costarricans. I would seriously avoid traveling there during Easter. Back to question of reservations for tours and spa. I would recommend making reservations for tours in advance as you have more choices and options. The Spa, I would suspect they would work hard to accommodate you even without reservations. The Staff at Nayara Springs is SUPERB, just like the grounds, the views and the food.
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"Plenty to do" I guess is debate-able. The hotel has movies you can borrow to watch in your room, mind you they aren't very recent. There are plenty of bars all over the place so there's that. Also there's a really cute coffee cafe with board games and its a really good place to read. I spent most my time in the pool with a drink. So there's that. I hope that helps
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"Great plunge pool and outside showers "
"We had two rooms - one on each side of the hotel. The villas are far better, but both are nice."
"very hilly property. If you don't want to wait on the golf cart taxi - then request a villa near the things you plan to use."
"Nothing, everything was great!!!"
"Rooms and all areas can be accessed by a staff driven golf cart at any time if one doesn’t feel like walking"
US$590 - US$1,292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of AlajuelaArenal Volcano National ParkLa Fortuna de San Carlos
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