El Silencio Lodge & Spa

Category: luxury
Style: lodge | eco | villas

El Silencio Lodge is hidden in the cloud forest of Costa Rica, just 1.5 hours from the San Jose International Airport. El Silencio is an award-winning, top-rated eco-lodge. The lodge is the only Relais and Chateaux hotel in Central America. It has also earned the Certification of Sustainable Tourism and the 5-Leave Award.

El Silencio Lodge Costa Rica

El Silencio Lodge is a planet-friendly sanctuary for soft adventure and inspired wellness. Silencio, Spanish for silence, is befitting of this enchanting place where daily stress is hushed and the sounds of nature bloom. Enjoy a 500-acre private reserve blessed with hiking trails, gently flowing creeks, and hidden waterfalls.

El Silencio Lodge Amenities

El Silencio restaurant

Las Ventanas Restaurant at El Silencio Lodge emphasizes local flavors and dishes featuring regional fish, free-range poultry, and always-fresh, organic-when-possible vegetables, fruits, and herbs. The Lodge also has an organic garden on-site where guests can pick their own salad ingredients.

El Silencio activities include horseback riding, river rafting, and canopy zip-lining. Guests can also relax at the full-service Esencia Spa or unwind on the yoga deck.

El Silencio Rooms

El Silencio Lodge has sixteen luxury suites with river or cloud forest vistas, each features a private viewing deck and whirlpool and premium amenities.


El Silencio Suite


The Suites at El Silencio Lodge contain a King bed plus two twin day beds, a viewing deck with rocking chairs, and a private, outdoor heated whirlpool. The 16 suites offer unrivaled mountain or river views.

El Silencio Suite Jacuzzi

Suite Jacuzzi

Top-tier personal care products are also provided and are local and organic. Day beds (with end tables) are set up perfectly as a lounging and reading area. The minimum recommended age for occupancy is 8 years old. Each suite has a maximum occupancy of 4 people.

Two-Bedroom Villa

El Silencio 2 Bedroom Riverside Villas - Second Bedroom

Two-Bedroom Riverside Villas – Second Bedroom

The Two-Bedroom Villas afford visitors both comfort and privacy! This accommodation features a master bedroom with a king-sized bed, a second bedroom with two full beds, two full bathrooms and one half-bathroom, a writing desk, high-speed complimentary WiFi, satellite TV, and private parking.  Panoramic views offer sights of the mountains or rivers.  It also includes a full kitchen, dining room, and lounging area, a private outdoor heated whirlpool, and a viewing deck with a gas fireplace.

Three-Bedroom Villas

El Silencio Three-Bedroom Villas

The three-bedroom Villas at El Silencio are a great option for a family or group of six travelers. There is a master bedroom with a king-size ultra-comfortable bed, a second bedroom with two queen beds, and the third bedroom with one queen bed bookending the large common areas. Each bedroom has a private bathroom.

El Silencio Three Bedroom Villa 1

Three-Bedroom Villa private viewing deck

Additionally, there is a full kitchen, dining and lounging areas, complimentary WiFi, a private parking area, private outdoor heated whirlpool, a private viewing deck with handcrafted rocking chairs, a gas fireplace, and writing desks.

Learn more about the villas at El Silencio Lodge.

Things to do near El Silencio Lodge:

  • Los Bajos Cultural Tour
  • Bajos del Toro Waterfall Hike
  • Forest Pharmacy Tour
  • Tasty Tico Traditions
  • Birdwatching Daybreak Hike
  • Horseback Riding
  • La Tirimbina Chocolate Tour
  • Hacienda Espiritu Santo Coffee Tour
  • Mercadito & Olla de Carne Tour
  • Sarchi Oxcart Painting
  • Wine Tasting Experience
  • Forest Sundown Romantic Dinner

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