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Located in Arenal Hot Springs within a short walk of Arenal Natura Ecological Park, Nayara Hotel Spa & Gardens is within 2 miles (3 km) of Baldi Hot Springs. This 50-room, 4.5-star resort has private in-room spa tubs along with a full-service spa and an outdoor pool. It's in the mountains and also near Ecotermales Fortuna and Ecoglide Arenal Park.


Start your day off right with a free buffet breakfast, served each morning from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM. There are ample dining options with 3 onsite restaurants, including Altamira, which has garden views. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room.


The 50 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including private spa tubs, furnished lanais, and iPod docks. 32-inch flat-screen TVs come with cable channels and DVD players, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds sport premium bedding and down comforters, and bathrooms offer jetted tubs, rainfall showers, hair dryers, and designer toiletries. Private yards, refrigerators, and minibars are also standard.

Property features

Guests staying at Nayara Hotel Spa & Gardens enjoy access to a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub. You can take advantage of free parking, along with an airport shuttle (available on request) for CRC 182 per vehicle one way. Staff members are on hand to provide dry cleaning/laundry services, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury resort include laundry facilities, a garden, and wedding services.


  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Nayara Hotel Spa & Gardens features an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Dining is available at one of the resort's 3 restaurants. A swim-up bar is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wired high-speed Internet access.

This luxury resort also offers spa services, tour/ticket assistance, and a garden. Guests can use the outdoor pool at a partner hotel. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) is offered to guests. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

  • Total number of rooms - 50 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Garden 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Beach towels 
  • Free self parking 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Nayara Hotel Spa & Gardens offers 50 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature private spa tubs and iPod docking stations. Rooms open to furnished lanais. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels, first-run movies, and DVD players. Refrigerators, coffee/tea makers, and minibars are provided. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with jetted bathtubs and rainfall showerheads. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include laptop-compatible safes and phones; local, long-distance, and international calls are all complimentary (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. A nightly turndown service is provided.

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

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Altamira - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Nostalgia Wine Bar - Overlooking the garden, this wine bar specializes in international cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.

Sushi Amor Restaurant - Overlooking the garden, this sushi bar specializes in sushi and serves dinner only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered. Reservations are required.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

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.

  • Rafting nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 

Spa Services

Nayara Spa has 4 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. The spa is equipped with a mud bath and a spa tub. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy.

  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Mud bath in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Massages 
  • Number of treatment rooms 4 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies


Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

24-hour check-in

No pets or service animals allowed


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: CRC 182 per vehicle (one way)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Nayara
  • Nayara
  • Nayara Gardens
  • Nayara Hotel Spa & Gardens Fortuna
  • Nayara Spa
  • Nayara Spa Gardens Fortuna
  • Arenal Nayara Hotel And Gardens
  • Arenal Nayara Hotel Gardens
  • Nayara Hotel Spa Gardens La Fortuna
  • Nayara Spa Gardens La Fortuna
  • Nayara Spa Gardens

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Nayara Hotel Spa & Gardens is listed in the 2013 Travel + Leisure 500.
  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

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