Nayara Tented Camp

Luxurious Tented Rainforest Retreat

702 Rd, Arenal Volcano National Park, Alajuela 21007

At a Glance

Of the three, interconnected Nayara properties in Costa Rica—ensconced against the backdrop of the Arenal Volcano—Nayara Tented Camp is the most luxurious. The retreat blends sophisticated and luxurious accommodations with nature’s untamed beauty.

Indagare Loves

  • The multi-room tents, reminiscent of those at African safari lodges, each adorned with lavish amenities including private hot spring-fed pools on expansive terraces
  • The numerous and eclectic dining venues, which include the options at sister properties Nayara Springs and Nayara Gardens
  • The range of eco-adventures, from invigorating volcano hikes to serene nature walks


Three to four hours from the Papagayo area, Nayara Tented Camp is an enchanting property, where the Arenal Volcano sets the backdrop for an immersive escape. A vital part of Nayara’s trio of luxury Costa Rica properties (which also includes family-friendly Nayara Gardens and Nayara Springs), the camp exemplifies the resort’s commitment to the coexistence of opulent design and environmental conservation.

Accommodations here are a main highlight, and a noticeable notch above Nayara Gardens and Nayara Springs. Drawing inspiration from African safari lodges, the multi-room tents are an intimate haven that work well for both couples and families with older children. Each tent has modern amenities and includes features like clawfoot tubs, outdoor showers and sprawling terraces with private hot spring-fed pools. Many of these terraces also showcase a panorama of the Arenal volcano.

A stay here allows guests the choice of restaurants at the Tented Camp, Nayara Springs or Nayara Gardens. Given that Nayara Tented Camp appeals to both families and couples, this variety of choices helps keep everyone staying at the Camp happy. The service is friendly and warm, and many of the staff are local to the area. There are abundant activity options, whether you are a couple seeking romantic seclusion or a family in search of adventure. The lush jungle surroundings offer myriad eco-adventures—from volcano hikes to easier nature walks— and cater to a spectrum of interests.

Who Should Stay

Couples and families with older children seeking sophisticated accommodations surrounded by Costa Rica's natural beauty

Written by Caroline Hansen

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