Wednesday, May 24th, 2023

Indulge in an exclusive and incomparable getaway experience on your upcoming vacation with a stay at Nayara Costa Rica Resorts nestled in the breathtaking rainforest haven of Arenal, Costa Rica. Prepare to be enchanted by the captivating view of the majestic Arenal Volcano, coupled with the buzzing tropical gardens that surround the award-winning properties. 

Each of the three stellar Nayara Hotels and Resorts – Nayara Gardens, Nayara Springs, and Nayara Tented Camp, boast a tranquil ambiance that is unparalleled. The world-class service offered by the highly adept concierge staff adds a touch of luxurious comfort to your stay, leaving you with nothing but fond memories of personalized hospitality. Immerse yourself fully in the beauty and diversity of Costa Rica as you’re guided through the best that the area has to offer by the capable team at Nayara Resorts.


Nayara offers a luxurious experience where guests can relish the serene beauty of natural surroundings coupled with the lavish amenities offered in their generously proportioned villas. With three distinctive hotel resorts to choose from, each with its own distinguishing characteristics and appeal, guests have the opportunity to explore and enjoy a range of offerings. The best part is that all the resorts are situated on the same property, and therefore easily accessible to all guests staying at Nayara Resorts. This setup allows guests to explore and experience the various amenities and activities across the resorts, enhancing and enriching their stay.

Nayara Gardens Villa With Private Plunge Pool
Nayara Gardens Villa with Private Plunge Pool
  • Nayara Gardens is in the Arenal Volcano National Park, known for its spectacular view of the active volcano. The resort is a tropical paradise surrounded by lush greenery, exotic wildlife, and the natural beauty of Costa Rica. It’s the perfect getaway destination for families seeking a luxurious and relaxing vacation. Nayara Gardens offers casitas with private plunge pools fed by natural mineral hot springs, deluxe outdoor showers, cozy living areas, and terraces with views of the rainforest and the volcano. 
  • Nayara Springs is an adults-only resort that is the perfect retreat for anyone looking to relax in the lap of luxury surrounded by nature at its most spectacular. With its beautiful location, world-class amenities, and exceptional service, Nayara Springs stands out as a top choice for adults looking to discover the beauty of Arenal. The resort provides an unforgettable experience with its beautiful scenery, delicious cuisine, and engaging activities.
  • Nayara Tented Camp is a glamping resort offering luxury tents perched on a hilltop, with stunning views of the lush greenery, volcano, and wildlife. You can enjoy your own private plunge pool fed by natural hot springs, a chic safari tub, and an outdoor shower. The resort offers two types of tents: The Nayara Tent and the Family Tent. Both are spacious, comfortable, and stylish, with a mix of safari and tropical decor. The Nayara Tent is ideal for couples, while the Family Tent is perfect for groups or families. 
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Talk about roughing it!

All Nayara Resorts in Arenal provide the perfect background to relax on your terrace overlooking the volcano, where you can spot capuchin monkeys, sloths, toucans, hummingbirds, and more than 500 other species of birds.


This magnificent destination is known for its awe-inspiring natural beauty and a plethora of exciting activities. With plenty of options for thrill-seekers, nature enthusiasts, and everyone in between, Arenal has become a top destination for adventurers worldwide. 

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Experience the Canopy via Hanging Bridges

When you are ready to explore the rainforest, you can join one of the many guided tours and activities offered in the area. You can:

  • Hike through the trails and hanging bridges of the Arenal Volcano National Park, where you can admire the flora and fauna of the rainforest and get close to the majestic volcano.
  • Zip-line through the canopy, where you can experience the thrill of flying over the treetops and enjoy panoramic views of the forest and the lake.
  • Raft on the rapids of the Balsa River, where you can have an exhilarating adventure while admiring the natural beauty of the river valley.
  • Visit a local coffee plantation to learn about coffee cultivation and taste delicious hot chocolate freshly made with organic cacao.
  • Discover the magic of the rainforest with waterfalls and crystal blue rivers, where you can swim in refreshing pools or relax on natural rock formations.
  • Learn about the culture and history of Costa Rica at the nearby town of La Fortuna, where you can shop for souvenirs, sample local cuisine, and admire the colonial architecture. Naraya also offers wine tastings and onsite cooking classes for the epicure.
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Family Adventure on the Balsa River


Arenal is a paradise for wildlife lovers who want to experience the rich biodiversity of Costa Rica and meet some of the coolest animals in the world. They have numerous occupants but the most famous residents are the monkeys, sloths, and toucans.

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Just Monkeying Around!
  • Arenal Costa Rica’s Monkeys are truly fascinating creatures; they possess an impressive level of intelligence and a curious nature that imbues them with a love for adventure and frolic. Within the lush region of Arenal, there exist three distinct breeds, each with their distinct traits and quirks. Firstly, the white-faced monkeys don what appears to be a playful, masquerade mask. Secondly, the howler monkeys produce a sound akin to that of a soprano singer, unearthing a startling talent that is sure to impress. Lastly, the spider monkeys sport an impressive appearance with their slender tails and impressive tree-hanging skills – a mesmerizing sight to behold! With such an array of these witty, whimsical animals to admire, one can’t resist the urge to discover their every move.
  • Gentle Sloths are adorable creatures known for their calm and relaxed personalities and love nothing more than sleeping and chilling out. They are perfectly adapted for tree-dwelling and can hang upside down with ease thanks to their long claws and strong muscles. If you do manage to catch a glimpse of a sloth, get ready for their sweet smile and warm cuddles that are sure to melt your heart. Keep an eye out for these fascinating creatures and marvel at all the incredible things they can do.
  • Vivid Toucans are delightful and fascinating birds that radiate vibrant colors and possess a playful nature. These social creatures are known for their boisterous and cheerful songs, which they use to communicate with other toucans and different animals in their lively habitats. Their harmonious chirps and trills liven up rainforests across Central America, where Toucans are found in large flocks. They come in a variety of colors ranging from bright yellow to fiery orange, and possess dynamic patterns that make them stand out from other birds. Arenal Nayara is one such place to find them.
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The Colors of Costa Rica, Pura Vida!


Nayara Resorts is the perfect destination for those seeking peace and tranquility. The resort offers a wide range of relaxation options to pamper and rejuvenate the guests. The Nayara property offers a splendid Nayara Spa where trained professionals assist guests in refreshing their minds and body through a range of massage treatments and therapies. 

Alternatively, guests can enjoy a therapeutic soak in the natural hot springs and emerge refreshed and revitalized. For those who yearn for exclusivity, Nayara offers private plunge pools that guarantee an intimate and luxurious experience. Additionally, guests can partake in yoga and meditation sessions that calm the mind and promote inner peace in a truly regenerative setting. Read on for a bit more detail on those offerings.

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Rejuvenate the Mind and Body
  • Nayara Spa: What better way to rejuvenate the mind and body than by indulging in a spa retreat? Enjoy a variety of treatments using organic and natural products at the Nayara Spa, where you can choose from massages, facials, body wraps, scrubs, and more. The spa’s facilities provide guests with a peaceful and serene ambiance amid the natural beauty of the area. 
  • Natural Mineral Hotsprings: Soak in the healing waters of the natural mineral hot springs, which are located on the Nayara property and offer different temperatures and settings. Arenal is renowned for its relaxing hot springs formed by the Arenal Volcano’s geothermal activity. These pools of mineral water are the perfect place for ultimate relaxation after hiking, ziplining, or any other activities in Arenal. Unwind while taking in the stunning jungle views as you bask in the rejuvenating heat of these natural wonders.
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Relax in the Natural Mineral Hot Springs
  • Private Plunge Pools: Relax in your private plunge pool, fed by natural mineral hot springs and offers a view of the rainforest and the volcano. These stunning pools provide guests with the ultimate indulgence. From enjoying a day basking in the sun to admiring the beautiful views of Arenal, a private plunge pool is an exceptional way to unwind and enjoy your vacation.
  • Yoga and Meditation Classes: Nayara Resorts offers classes in a beautiful open-air shala overlooking the lush tropical rainforest. Find inner peace, tranquility, mental clarity, relaxation, and rejuvenation surrounded by the serene beauty of the Costa Rican rainforest! 
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The Ultimate Indulgence in Your Private Pool Overlooking Arenal Volcano

Dining and Entertainment

After a day of adventure or relaxation, you can dine at one of the numerous restaurants and bars at Nayara Resorts, where you can savor local flavors and ingredients, reinvented by talented chefs. Guests can also enjoy live music, wine tastings, and even cooking classes at Nayara Resorts.

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Savor Local Flavors and Sounds
  • La Terraza del Arenal, an open-air family restaurant that serves Latin American food with unparalleled views of the volcano from your table. Enjoy delicious gourmet food and new spins on classic Costa Rican favorites. Don’t miss sitting at the Bar Azul and having the bartender prepare you his or her own tropical creation. Live local musicians every night add to the lively ambiance.
  • Asia Luna, an intimate restaurant that offers a unique interpretation of traditional Asian cuisine in the middle of the rainforest. A culinary journey that reflects a crossroad of flavors, peoples and cultures. Try the Chef’s signature Nayara Roll, made with sweet plantains and cooked chicken or the grilled Yellow Fin Tuna with sautéed vegetables.
  • Nostalgia Wine Bar, an intimate wine bar that offers a unique wine dispensing system imported from Italy. Taste the best of Latin American and European vintages using our unique wine dispensing system, imported from Italy. Nostalgia’s inviting décor, featuring leather and wood, creates a warm and intimate ambiance. Enjoy tapas and drinks while sitting at the bar or the balcony. Nostalgia also offers wine and food pairing: a spectacular array of five courses perfectly matched with five different glasses of wine, and “wine flights,” a comparison of wines to enjoy the art of wine tasting.
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A Romantic Getaway
  • Amor Loco is a signature fine dining restaurant offering avant-garde dishes in a plush room in the middle of the rainforest. The dishes are beautiful to behold—from the delicate stuffed zucchini blossoms to the red snapper and beef tenderloin. Live music adds to the warm, romantic ambiance.
  • Mis Amores, an Italian fine dining restaurant that showcases the refined flavors of Northern Italy using old family recipes. Crafted from old family recipes, our menu offers a culinary journey through many cities of Italy. Highlights include wood-fired pizzas and a live-cheese pasta dish that is prepared tableside. The outdoor setting allows for spectacular views of the volcano from every table.
  • Cielito Lindo, a swim-up bar that offers signature cocktails and exceptional views of the rainforest and the volcano. You can enjoy a refreshing drink while soaking in the pool or relaxing on a lounge chair.
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Did Someone Say Pizza?

Discover Paradise on Earth

Nayara Resorts in Arenal, Costa Rica are the ideal destination for anyone who loves nature and luxury accommodations. These remarkable properties allow you to experience the magic of the rainforest in a sophisticated and comfortable way. Book your stay today and see why Nayara Resorts are among the best in the world.

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