El Silencio Lodge & Spa

Location: Central Valley & Highlands | Costa Rica

Price guide: £££££ £200-£350 per person per night

An eco luxury hotel located in tropical cloud forest in Costa Rica's Central Volcanic Valley, El Silencio is a perfect antidote to life’s daily stresses.
Perfect forHoneymooners, spa fans and nature lovers
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  • Spa & Wellness
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  • Eco-tourism
  • Setting & Views

Hotel Overview

sense of place

An hour from Juan Santamaria International Airport in Costa Rica's Central Valley.

rooms at el silencio

The sixteen upscale cottage suites are built in a tiered layout. Each suite is raised on pillars to respect the forest’s natural topography, with bamboo ceiling tiles, energy-efficient lighting and a gas fireplace. Each suite has a viewing deck with rocking chairs, complimentary healthy snacks, an outdoor whirlpool bathtub and spectacular mountain or river views.

food & drink

Signature dishes include regional fish, poultry and vegetarian entrées, and the hotel’s own garden provides most of the organic herbs and vegetables.


The spa features an al fresco yoga deck and the Conical Room, designed to channel the Costa Rican forest’s life energy.

activities at el silencio

Nearby attractions and adventures include trips to the Poas and Arenal volcanoes, Sarchi arts and crafts, along with adventures such as horse riding, river rafting, mountain biking, and canopy zip-lining. Guests can also pick organic veggies from the garden and take part in a tree-planting ceremony.

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Hotel location

El Silencio Lodge & Spa is an hour's drive from Juan Santamaria International Airport. 

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