Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens
Arenal Volcano National Park Costa Rica 21007
This luxe property has appeared in Travel + Leisure's list of the world's best hotels. After an hour or so of sitting in a hammock outside one of the hotel's 50 casitas, you might be able to scratch birdwatching from your activity list. Guests amble from their rooms onto stone walkways that brush aside the jungle, connecting wine bar, pools, restaurants and spa. The Altamira restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with a view of the formidable Arenal Volcano.