One of Costa Rica’s top luxury properties, this adults-only haven is an Arenal gem. With just a cluster of luxury villas immersed in the lush flora and fauna within the Arenal Volcano National Park, guests can explore the breathtaking scenery before retreating for some sublime relaxation. Surrounded by a creek and benefitting from underground mineral thermal springs, guests can take a dip in their own private plunge pool (fed by natural mineral hot springs), savour fine gourmet cuisine (Relais & Chateaux), be pampered in The Spa At Nayara Springs, or stretch-out in the yoga pavilion.
After a thrilling day’s adventure, cool down by diving into the Lap pool with swim-up bar, dine on gourmet Latin cuisine at Mis Amores restaurant and chat beside the piano bar planning your next day’s activities! Whether you choose the Mystic Hanging Bridges Tour, embark on a Lava Fields Walk, visit a Wildlife Rescue Centre, try white-water rafting, go biking, or visit the famous La Fortuna Waterfall you are bound to enjoy a thrilling and adventurous time. With impressive sustainability credentials, ecological activities and community connections, guests can also delve a little deeper into Costa Rica’s culture — alongside the stunning landscape.
Exclusive and Private Experiences
With an enticing menu of activities, tours and adventure trails, guests can choose to do as little or as much as they please. For couples wishing to embark on a private tour, Nayara Springs provides transportation directly from the property; along with including guides and entrance fees.
Mystic Hanging Bridges
Experience the rainforest like never before with a 3.2 mile hike including 10 regular bridges and 6 hanging suspension bridges. Your naturalist guide will point out different species of plants and animals at each elevation — from coatis and peccaries on the ground to colourful toucans in the treetops. Other highlights of this tour include seeing a 60 ft. high waterfall tucked within the pristine rainforest, along with a stunning view of the Arenal Volcano from the highest bridge.
Lava Fields Walk
One of Costa Rica’s most iconic sites, the Arenal Volcano is shaped like a perfect cone and stands majestically overlooking the town of La Fortuna. Following a huge eruption on the 29th July 1968, rocks and lava were strewn over the area below and now guests have the opportunity to trek over the dried lava fields.
Bird Watching Around The Volcano
Lying on a narrow altitudinal belt on the Caribbean slope of the Tilaran Mountain Range, the Arenal area boasts a unique location where you can see the highest number of bird species anywhere in Costa Rica. Considering migration up and down the mountain, the array of birds is simply incredible and includes tanagers, hummingbirds, toucans, parrots, flycatchers, raptors, woodpeckers and more. For keen bird-spotters, this is a true paradise.
Wildlife Rescue Centre
Assisting rescued animals and showing their commitment to environmental conservation, The Proyecto Asis Wildlife Rescue Centre opens its doors for visitors and locals to see wildlife up-close and to walk through their reserve.
Sky Tram & Trek Tour
Prove your head for heights by enjoying awe-inspiring views of the Arenal volcano and Lake Arenal. Scour the treetops for a huge array of tropical birds, sloths, butterflies and reptiles as you climb and take a leisurely decline on board the Sky Tram Gondalas.
Frog Watching Night Tour
Experience a truly unique tour with Arenal’s only wild frog night tour; and head into the private reserve of the Rojas Bonilla family. Providing the perfect habitat for 28 varieties of frog species, your naturalist guide will ensure you spot everything that glows and jumps in the night!
White-Water Rafting at Sarapiqui River
Promising an adrenaline-packed adventure amidst stunning scenery, the San Miguel section of the Rio Sarapiqui is a great option for guests wishing to spend two hours navigating 12 kilometres of clear mountain water with over 40 different rapids including the famous “ Dos Locos” and “The Terminator”.