El Silencio Lodge & Spa is a unique retreat, designed by one of Costa Rica’s most prominent architects, Ronald Zurcher. El Silencio provides a seamless natural immersion experience that reflects elements of Costa Rica’s traditional rural farms and countryside homes. The clean lines and the extensive use of wood, bamboo, and glass elements perfectly complement the lush tropical cloud forest. Bewildering lush landscapes are to be enjoyed in stylish comfort. El Silencio Lodge & Spa features sixteen upscale cottage suites interspersed in a tiered layout. This upscale Costa Rican hotel features five hundred private acres of carbon-offsetting tropical cloud forest, hidden waterfalls, a nature-immersed spa, yoga, hiking, meditation, and healthy organic cuisine.
Suites feature premium amenities, including a private viewing deck with handcrafted rocking chairs, a heated outdoor jet pool, electric heaters, and spectacular mountain or river vistas and some have Wi-Fi. Top-tier personal care products by Aromas Para el Alma have been selected for their body nourishing and eco-friendly qualities. The king-sized bed is outfitted with luxurious sheets and a cloud-top mattress for the most regenerative sleeping experience in Costa Rica. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors guarantee amazing vistas of the cloud forest. Twin day beds with end tables set a perfect lounging and reading area, doubling as sleeping arrangements for quadruple occupancy. Suites do not include a TV set.
El Silencio Lodge & Spa’s Two Bedroom Villas have raised the bar for family comfort and privacy. Homelike amenities plus spacious lounging, dining, and reading areas transport guests to a magical living space, immersed in Costa Rica’s fabled mountain landscapes and tropical cloud forests. A master bedroom with ultra-comfort king-sized bed and a second bedroom with two full beds bookend the large common areas. Each bedroom features an independent full bathroom. Ideal for family vacations, the new luxury Two Bedroom Villas feature exclusive special amenities like writing desks, high-speed complimentary WiFi, satellite TV, and a private parking area. You will also enjoy personal care products from Aromas Para el Alma a premium Costa Rican micro-enterprise that features select eco-friendly and fully biodegradable organic ingredients.
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Each suite sits on above-ground pillars to respect the forest’s natural topography and features bamboo ceiling tiles, energy-efficient lighting, and a gas fireplace. Designed by Costa Rican architect, Ronald Zurcher, El Silencio’s stunning suites evoke the clean lines of the region’s rural farmhouses in a style some have dubbed “rustic zen”. Rates include breakfast, complimentary daily wellness snacks, one mystic hiking guided tour per party. Suites do not include a TV set. Stay for 3 nights, pay for 2 nights.
Set in the hotel’s main lodge, Las Ventanas is surrounded by panoramic windows that gently draw in the relaxing sights of Costa Rica’s cloud-kissed scenery. Signature dishes emphasize local and organic ingredients to enhance delicious Costa Rican traditions with inspired flair and a savory international twist. Much of the fresh produce, herbs, free-range eggs, and fresh trout are sourced from the in-property organic mini-farm. New cuisine specialties include vegetarian and gluten-free options!
Esencia Spa is a unique wellness sanctuary that lets you enjoy the best of Costa Rica’s natural healing ingredients in a luxury hotel setting. The sound of flowing water, whispering breeze, nourishing earth, and the primal flicker of candles converge in harmony for relaxing massages, facials, and body wraps. Standout features include the al fresco Yoga Deck and the Conical Room, designed to channel the Costa Rican forest’s essential life energy.
Eco-Concierges are key to the personalized character El Silencio Lodge & Spa. Each visiting party is paired with a personal local guide to assist throughout the stay. This special host provides insights to the region’s natural setting, culture, and traditions to enrich the visitors’ experience as they explore Costa Rica and the Bajos del Toro Community. Eco-Concierges lead the courtesy Forest Immersion Hike, the complimentary tree-planting activity, and coordinate activities, tours, and special requests. Your Eco-Concierge can also help you select experiences and adventures according to age, fitness, and health.