El Silencio Lodge & Spa is an eco-lodge set amongst lush cloud forest just over an hour from San Jose in Bajos del Toro offering beautiful suites and villas, picture-perfect panoramas, and a whole host of pampering and nature-based activities.
Just over an hour from San Jose's Juan Santamaría International Airport
Floor-to-ceiling windows presenting spectacular river or mountain vistas
Private viewing decks from each suite
Set in 500 acres of private tropical rainforest
El Silencio Lodge & Spa is an eco-friendly hideaway set in a 500 acre private reserve surrounded by tropical cloud forest and waterfalls. The lodge features 16 cottage-style suites, each with a private terrace, fireplace and Jacuzzi and as well as stunning spacious two-bedroom villas.
Food is prepared with fresh local ingredients from the organic garden. Guests can explore the surrounding nature trails accompanied by a private eco-concierge. As well as exploring the surrounding cloud forest and national parks, it is also a great place for rediscovering your inner self. The Lodge’s spa has a range of pampering treatments and a yoga deck overlooking the gardens.
When to visit
The hotel has 11 Suites but only 2 River View Suites, these are located right on the bubbling torrent which streaks through the property and offer more privacy in their outdoor jacuzzis that some of the other rooms.
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El Silencio Lodge & Spa is located in Costa Rica’s Central Volcanic Valley in Bajos del Toro. It features a 500 acre private cloud forest reserve and is flanked by the Juan Castro Blanco and Poas Volcano National Parks.
12-hour international flight to San Jose Juan Santamaria International. The lodge is a 90-minute transfer from the airport.
Arenal Sky Tram & Sky Trek
Soar through the rainforest canopy on this thrilling zip wiring adventure in the Arenal reserve. Experience the sights and sounds of the rainforest from a bird’s-eye view, admiring the wildlife and spectacular scenery from above. Minimum age 8 years old.
Arenal Volcano Walk
The best way to get as close as possible to the spectacular Arenal Volcano is to walk the reserve’s easy series of trails, which will take you through secondary rainforest and former lava fields. The park is known for its diverse wildlife.