In Costa Rica’s Central Volcanic Valley, El Silencio Lodge & Spa features 500 acres of private tropical forest reserve. It has a spa and stylish Suites with stunning mountain views.
Each comfortable Suite at this hotel features bamboo ceiling tiles, a terrace and a gas fireplace. There is a sitting area and a private bathroom with a hot tub.
Los Ventanales Restaurant serves local dishes with fresh ingredients. The property has a private vegetable garden which supplies most of the organic herbs and vegetables.
The Esencia spa offers relaxing massages, facials and body wraps. There is also a spacious yoga deck.
The area is ideal for hiking, yoga and meditation. This eco-luxury hotel is close to Juan Castro Blanco National Park and the Poas Volcano National Park.
Suites at El Silencio Lodge & Spa are interspersed in a tiered layout for picture-perfect mountain views. All feature premium amenities, including a private viewing deck with traditional handcrafted rocking chairs and a soothing heated outdoor jet pool. The King bed features cloud-comfort bedding for the most regenerative sleeping experience in Costa Rica. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors guarantee amazing vistas of the cloud forest.
El Silencio Lodge & Spa’s premium Riverside Suites offer the same luxury amenities as the standard Suites plus additional comforts like the most convenient access to the Restaurant and Main Lodge, complimentary Wi-Fi (connection may be slow due to the mountainous topography), and the endless whisper of the river’s flowing water.
El Silencio Lodge & Spa’s Master Suites offer an exciting option for friends and families who wish to enjoy premium accommodations. The spacious layout features two separate bedrooms and a shared bathroom. Framed by wonderful river views, Master Suites feature the privacy of a Villa and a tranquil but livelier setting, close to the new family-friendly Hierbabuena Restaurant.
The Private Villas are the best for families, extended stays or friends traveling together. Two bedrooms, homelike amenities and 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 an ultra-comfortable King bed and a second bedroom with two full beds bookend the large common areas. Each bedroom features an independent full bathroom. Additional amenities include writing desks, high-speed complimentary Wi-Fi, satellite TV, and a private parking area.
Food and Drink
Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
El Silencio’s Las Ventanas Restaurant pampers foodies with local flavors, fresh ingredients and a careful selection of ingredients from their own organic mini-farm. Framed by floor-to-ceiling windows, it draws in soothing forest views, creating a dining ambiance that fosters relaxation and a joyful celebration of Costa Rica’s culinary scene.
Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
The new Hierbabuena Restaurant offers a lively ambiance for all ages. This trattoria-style family restaurant welcomes hotel guests and day guests with home-style dishes that highlight fresh simplicity. Located near the Private Villas and Master Suites, Hierbabuena features El Silencio’s signature forest-immersion architecture and panoramic views.
Plant Your Tree (Complimentary)
“Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky.”– Kahlil Gibran. Plant a living legacy in Costa Rica’s carbon-offsetting forests and help bring back beautiful Quetzal birds to the region. This complimentary ceremony is one of the highlights of the El Silencio Experience.
Mystic Hike (Complimentary)
An inspired walk through the Hummingbird Garden and cloud forest trails. A magical knot garden, hidden paths that embrace nature’s elements, and mesmerizing hummingbirds provide a relaxing hiking experience. A perfect chance to see El Silencio Lodge & Spa and the cloud forest from a different perspective.
Daybreak Bird Watching
Start your day surrounded by some of nature’s most enticing bird species. El Silencio’ trails are peppered with the area’s most exciting feathered species including diminutive hummingbirds, black guans, and the seasonal quetzal. Great photo-ops for everyone, from newbies to experienced enthusiasts.
Bucolic landscapes are best appreciated on horseback. Ride an enjoy perfect views of Poas Volcano’s heat-etched slopes, green pastures, and the charming Bajos del Toro community. This relaxed adventure provides a serendipitous chance to meet and greet members of the local community.
Bring out your inner daredevil! Zip-line over the forest canopy and rappel down the face of roaring waterfalls. Choose your favorite or complete both for the ultimate bragging rights. These thrilling Happenings On Site are perfect for fit adrenaline buffs.
Embrace Costa Rica’s coffee excellence! An interactive session to savor this invigorating beverage. Learn from its history, social impact, varieties, and diverse brewing methods. Features premium samples from the highlands that trim El Silencio Lodge & Spa.
Oxcart Design Session
The traditional decorations of the Costa Rican oxcart entail beautiful mandalas of nature-inspired patterns. Learn to create these colorful designs from a true local master, Eco-Concierge Ronald. Embrace your inner artist through local culture!
Esencia Spa is a unique wellness sanctuary that lets you enjoy the best of Costa Rica’s natural healing ingredients in an enchanting hotel destination. The sound of flowing water, whispering breezes, nourishing earth, and the primal flicker of candles converge in harmony for relaxing massages and nourishing 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.
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