El Silencio Lodge & Spa , Costa Rica

El Silencio Lodge & Spa is an inspired natural immersion retreat that celebrates Costa Rica’s charming cloud forest highlands.

It features a 500 acre private cloud forest reserve and is flanked by the Juan Castro Blanco and Poas Volcano National Parks. This unique destination draws visitors who want to live an intense nature-immersion experience.

El Silencio Lodge & Spa is an eco-luxury hotel in Costa Rica’s tropical cloud forest. Costa Rica’s beautiful landscapes are to be enjoyed in stylish comfort. El Silencio Lodge & Spa’s upscale suites are interspersed in a tiered layout for unrivaled mountain views. Misty tropical cloud forest, roaring waterfalls, and colorful culture are showcased through heartfelt hospitality and upscale facilities. The local staff will make you feel right at home as you enjoy your honeymoon, wedding, family vacation, or special event.


Simple luxury and exhilarating adventures are the essence of the El Silencio guest experience. A torch-lit forest dinner featuring farm-to-table ingredients from their organic farm and a curated wine list. Scenic hikes in the Hummingbird Garden and cloud forest trails. Zip-lining through the forest canopy or rappelling down the face of a roaring waterfall.

Food is an essential part of the guest experience at El Silencio Lodge & Spa. The dining options have been crafted to showcase the flavors, culture and culinary traditions of Costa Rica. Guests enjoy the opportunity to dine in a pair of distinctive settings – Las Ventanas Restaurant and Hierbabuena Restaurant – which feature ingredients sourced from their organic mini-farm.

Tours of Espíritu Santo Coffee Hacienda or sampling local goods and cuisine at a nearby country market. ​El Silencio Lodge & Spa is located in picturesque Bajos del Toro on a 500-acre private cloud forest reserve flanked by the Juan Castro Blanco and Poas Volcano National Parks. Just 90 minutes from San José, this eco resort is a dream destination for Costa Rica mountain honeymoons, family vacations or wellness holidays.


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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. Their king-sized 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.

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Riverside Suites

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 WiFi (connection may be slow due to the mountainous topography), and the endless whisper of the river’s flowing water. Riverside Suites are perfect to enjoy the most relaxing Costa Rica getaway.


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Master Suites

El Silencio Lodge & Spa’s brand new Master Suites offer an exciting option for friends and families who wish to enjoy spacious premium accommodations. The ample 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 more lively setting, close to the new family-friendly Hierbabuena Restaurant.

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Private Villas

Private Villas in Costa Rica at El Silencio Lodge & Spa are the best for families, extended stays, or friends traveling together. Two bedrooms, 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.



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