El Silencio Lodge & Spa is a unique retreat, ideal for all who seek respite from everyday stress. 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.
El Silencio Lodge & Spa is an eco luxury hotel located in Costa Rica's tropical cloud forest. Ideal for honeymoons, relaxation getaways, nature lovers, family retreats and wellness travel. Silencio, Spanish for silence, is befitting of a destination where daily stress hushes and the sounds of nature bloom. 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. El Silencio Lodge & Spa is an exciting addition to Costa Rica’s best travel options. 2011 Condé Nast Traveler’s “Readers’ Choice Awards, Best Resorts in Central & South America”. 2008 Condé Nast Traveler’s “Hot List”. Travel+Leisure’s “It List”.
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.
El Silencio Lodge & Spa’s brand-new 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 2 nights, pay for 2 nights.
El Silencio’s Los Ventanales Restaurant pampers the palate with local flavors and fresh ingredients. Costa Rican traditions are transformed with inspired flare and a savory international twist.
Signature dishes include regional fish, poultry, and vegetarian entrees. 100% of the ingredients are regional, minimizing transportation impact, favoring the local economy, ensuring freshness, and providing a more authentic experience. An in-property garden supplies most of the organic herbs and vegetables.
Esencia Spa lets you enjoy the best of Costa Rica’s natural healing ingredients in a luxury hotel setting. The 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 life energy.
Guests’ favorite activities include the tree-planting ceremony, picking organic veggies from El Silencio’s own garden, and the new Elementos trail, a holistic journey that incorporates stations to focus on a particular sensory experience.
(San José, Bajos del Toro, Punta Islita)
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