Nayara Tented Camp is located at The Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica. Luxurious yet eco-friendly, this resort merges with the surrounding nature affirming the majesty of the rainforest. Located at the heart of Costa Rica’s rainforest, this resort is home to a fabulously lush world of flora and fauna, and has been recognized as one of the world’s best destinations by international publications such as Travel+Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, Forbes Travel Guide and Trip Advisor. Nayara Tented Camp is a great place to reset and recharge, far from civilization and close to nature.
Nayara Tented Camp features 29 luxury tents; 12 of them are mirror image tents linked together to create a spectacular two bedroom unit that can accommodate two couples or a couple and four children. The other 17 are the private tents, set high on the hill and with spectacular views of The Arenal Volcano. The luxury air-conditioned tents feature their signature plunge pool fed with natural hot springs, an outdoor shower, wooden floors, a four-posted king size bed, and a spacious bathroom with an over sized tub.
Nayara Tented Camp has access to all of the restaurants of sister hotels: Nayara Springs and Nayara Gardens. From an intimate tapas bar to a lively outdoor terrace, to a colorful “pulperia” that serves a fusion of Asian and Peruvian dishes. Chefs apply fine dining techniques to local ingredients and seasonal produce to delight you with a menu of sophisticated and delicious flavors. The five delicious restaurants Nayara Tented Camp have access to are: Mis Amores, Amor Loco, Asia Luna, La Terraza, and Mi Cafecito
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Reforestation is the most important action Nayara Tented Camp takes to protect the rainforest and the wildlife that lives near and in the resort. Planting new trees reduces the number of greenhouse gases in the air, benefiting the local climate. As those new trees grow, they help rebuild endangered habitats, the leading threat to the health of all wild animal species. They have slowly and painstakingly replanted native species in the forest and set out a tropical garden throughout the resort which has created a natural refuge for birds, monkeys and sloths. They have an extensive collection of tropical plants including palms, cycads, flowering trees, and vines. Their collection also includes different varieties of ginger, heliconias, and tropical bamboo.
Nayara Tented Camp thinks local, they want their local community to thrive. The majority of their staff members come from the neighboring town of La Fortuna de San Carlos. They offer them free transportation, sustainable tourism education, and health services. Some of their additional local initiatives include free early education for their employees’ children, financial support to a local orphanage (Hogarcito de Niños) and support for local artists.
Nayara Resorts´ Chef has the responsibility to create unique delicious plates with organic vegetables, fruits and herbs of great quality from what’s available in the region.
Nayara Tented Camp´s tents are sustainable and renewable. Land topography allows this resort to orientate their rooms smartly to maximize the effects of sunlight and ventilation, minimizing the need for air conditioning and heating. They use energy-conserving light bulbs and lighting systems.
Nayara Tented Camp uses water-conserving faucets.
Nayara Tented Camp is working hard to become a single-use plastic free resort. They have replaced plastic water bottles with reusable glass bottles in the villas, eliminated plastic straws, and continue to recycle plastic and cartons.