Nayara Gardens Hotel – Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
From £328 or $420 per night (November 2020, Booking.com)
Costa Rica is the dream destination for a lot of people and Navara Gardens Hotel might just be it’s most idyllic resort. With rooms surrounded by nature and featuring stunning outdoor showers, this place is perfect for a romantic getaway, as you’ll easily feel like you’re the only two people in the world.
The hotel is a sanctuary nestled in the rain forest and the staff team here prioritise sustainable tourism, taking care of the nature around them. Perched on a cliff in the tranquil heart of Arenal Volcano National Park, it’s a garden of Eden in the modern world. Activities available here include horseback riding, white water rafting, and visits to wildlife refuges where you can meet a crocodile or a friendly sloth.
Expert guides can take you exploring in the surrounding wild areas, showing you hidden waterfalls and natural hot springs along the way. To unwind, guests can head to the spa where they can enjoy a massage, facial, or unique volcanic mud treatment. Spa treatments here take place in open-air pavilions, so guests are always making the most of the hotel’s surroundings.