• El Silencio Lodge & Spa, Costa Rica

about El Silencio Lodge and Spa

about El Silencio Lodge and Spa

El Silencio Lodge & Spa is an eco-luxury hotel that shows off the best of Costa Rica’s tropical cloud forest. Silencio, Spanish for silence, is located within 500 private acres of carbon-offsetting tropical cloud forest where you will find hidden waterfalls, a nature-immersed spa, yoga, hiking, horseback riding, and healthy organic cuisine.

El Silencio’s 16 beautiful suites are spread out in tiers for wonderful views of the cloud forest. 

El Silencio Lodge and Spa detail


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.


Set in Costa Rica’s central volcanic region, El Silencio Lodge and Spa is close to the town of Sarchi, home to the Costa Rican oxcart. The lodge is about an hour from Juan Santamaria International Airport, private shuttle transportation is readily available.

Accommodation & Facilities

El Silencio Lodge & Spa is an all-suite luxury mountain hotel, perfect to enjoy Costa Rica’s tropical cloud forest wonders in full style and comfort. All accommodations offer privacy, upscale amenities, a spacious double-sink bathroom, a viewing deck with rocking chairs, a relaxing outdoor whirlpool tub and electric heaters, as well as spectacular mountain or river views. Every suite features a king-sized bed with luxurious linens and a cloud-top mattress for the most regenerative sleeping experience in Costa Rica. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors guarantee gorgeous views of the cloud forest.

The spa is fantastic for a little relaxation, so you can sit back and enjoy the sounds and smells of this fascinating region. There is also an al fresco yoga deck.


The restaurant features simple Costa Rican traditions served with inspired flare and a savoury international twist using the best local and organic ingredients.


Activities include horseback riding, lake kayaking, river rafting, and canopy zip-lining. Visit the Poas Volcano and its stunning craters, the cosmopolitan city of San Jose or check out the breath-taking La Paz Waterfall Gardens. Guests’ favourite activities include the tree-planting ceremony, picking organic veggies from El Silencio’s own garden, and the new Elementos trail.

Child Policy

Children under 8 are not allowed at the hotel. Child minding services are available by arrangement.

Want to stay here?

Contact one of our Destination Specialists to start planning your journey to include a stay here. Please note we recommend a budget of from £4,500 / $6,000 USD per person for our style of trip to this destination.

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