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Redefining the Best Hotel in the World

July 9, 2013 Accolades No Comments Email Email

For the last eighteen years seasoned travelers have been casting their votes as to which extraordinary hotels should make it to the World’s Best Awards.

The Arenal Nayara Hotel Spa & Gardens in Costa Rica was voted this year as the Fourth Best Hotel in the World by Travel & Leisure Magazine. In addition to this accolade, the Nayara Hotel Spa & Gardens was also voted the #1 Resort in Central and South America by both Travel and Leisure and Tripadvisor’s Traveler Choice Awards.

How does one define the measurements for the “best hotel”? Travel & Leisure magazine readers vote on determining factors including rooms, location, service, food and value proposition. In a nutshell it could be defined as those hotels that go “above and beyond” from the customer’s point of view. But what about the community that supports the business and makes it all possible?

Nayara exceeds in another factor that should also be included in that list: Social Commitment. Just like a well rounded human being has a good moral compass, so do the businesses that integrate social respect into their business model. The hotel’s community dedication includes financial support, ethical treatment of employees, community participation and dedication to the environment’s protection. All this might not have a direct impact to the guests that visit, but it is certainly reflected by the employee’s dedication and quality customer service delivery.

Surrounded by lush tropical rainforest, each one of its 50 spacious casitas provides guests a relaxing retreat amidst the breathtaking view of the imposing Arenal Volcano. Availability has always been a challenge due to the high demand the hotel experiences, but that will change soon.

Coming December 2013, the hotel will inaugurate the “Nayara Springs”. This 16 Villa hotel extension will display an ultra-luxury boutique concept. The lavish villas will be surrounded by tropical gardens and enjoy stunning views of the Arenal Volcano. Each Villa will feature its own exclusive pool fed by mineral springs, around-the-clock butler service, an expansive private garden with exterior shower, four-poster bed, and indoor and outdoor sitting areas.

So here is a piece of advice for those seeking a world class tropical retreat, for those who want to live a weekend full of romance, or for those who love quality above all: book in advance. The Arenal Nayara is one of those places that raise the bar for any world traveler, young or old.

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