El Silencio Lodge & Spa

Location: Alajuela/Bajos del Toro

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Welcome to El Silencio Lodge, the perfect destination for savvy travelers seeking luxurious sustainability, tranquility, and the vibrant charm of Costa Rica’s authentic “Pura Vida”.

Nestled within a 500-acre private cloud forest reserve in the picture-perfect Bajos del Toro, El Silencio Lodge & Spa is just 60 minutes away from San José, and surrounded by the mystical rainforest and hidden waterfalls.

As the first hotel in Central America to be invited and accepted as a member of Relais & Châteaux, a curated collection of landmark small hotels, El Silencio Lodge & Spa conveys the spirit of authenticity and excellence that characterizes the world’s most select independently-owned destinations.

Experience earthy luxury and elegance in the lodge’s stylish selection of Suites, Two-Bedroom Suites, and Private Villas. Each accommodation offers a standalone setup and tiered layout for privacy, and stunning vistas of forest, mountain, or river. Features include locally sourced sustainable woods, ornamental bamboo, plush pillow-top beds, floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open onto a private deck, and a heated whirlpool. Hi-speed Wi-Fi, comfy robes and slippers, minibar, and room service ensure a comfortable and convenient stay.

Delight your palate with the intense flavors of farm-to-table ingredients in El Silencio Lodge & Spa’s superb gastronomy, which presents an interpretation of Costa Rica’s traditions with cosmopolitan flair.

Infused with the beauty, tranquility, and mysticism of Costa Rica’s cloud forest, the Wellness offerings at El Silencio Lodge & Spa channel nature’s healing energy. From Esencia Spa’s signature treatments to Yoga & Meditation sessions, there are paths to harmonize mind, body, and soul.

Explore El Silencio Lodge & Spa’s stunning private trails with your Eco Concierge. Learn fascinating secrets about the rare and vulnerable cloud forest eco-system as you trace a pristine creek to find soothing waterfalls. Enjoy thrilling glimpses and exciting photo ops of the stunning birds such as diminutive Hummingbirds, Long-tailed Silky-flycatchers, Golden-browed Chorrophonia, and the spectacular Resplendent Quetzal (May-June). For foodies, there’s an opportunity to pick their own organic veggies and herbs to prepare Costa Rica’s hearty traditional dishes with the Chef.

Come experience the luxurious sustainability, tranquility, and vibrant charm of El Silencio Lodge & Spa.