As one of the most unique and tranquil luxury Costa Rican resorts, El Silencio Lodge & Spas a natural immersion retreat that celebrates Costa Rica’s charming cloud forest highlands.
Located on a 500-acre private reserve nestled between the Juan Castro Blanco and Poás Volcano National Parks, this unique destination draws visitors who want to live a transformative, nature-immersion experience. Misty tropical cloud forest, roaring waterfalls and colorful culture are showcased through heartfelt hospitality and upscale facilities.
The local staff will make you feel right at home as you enjoy your honeymoon, wedding, family vacation, or special event. The eco resort was created to be a luxury retreat for travelers who desire authentic experiences where they can achieve a deep connection with nature.
As part of the commitment to being one of the foremost resorts in Costa Rica, El Silencio Lodge & Spa features an array of sustainable programs and initiatives to reduce the environmental footprint and protect and preserve the vital natural resources of the surrounding cloud forest.
El Silencio Lodge & Spa promises a sanctuary where visitors can reconnect with the planet’s inspiring melodies. But the holistic concept of wellness goes further. The property envisions a tourism model that protects its stunning natural surroundings, fosters the personal growth of staff, and promotes the development of neighbor communities.
Harmonizing the well-being of all stakeholders is key to El Silencio’s uplifting experience, fully reflecting Costa Rica’s happiness mantra. Engaging the services of Responsible Business Alliance, El Silencio Lodge & Spa has designed a sustainability model that is perfectly tailored to its natural setting and social context.
El Silencio Lodge & Spa authentically reflects the cultural legacy and traditions of Sarchí, Zarcero, Naranjo, and other landmark regional towns. More than 95% of the staff is local, imprinting the guest’s experience with the signature hospitality that characterizes our human context. In turn, El Silencio Lodge & Spa gives back through employment opportunities, local purchases, and the growing relationship with its closest neighbor, the Los Bajos del Toro community.
El Silencio Lodge & Spa is proud to hold the maximum Five-Leaf Rating in Costa Rica’s Certification of Sustainable Tourism. This initiative, championed by the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT), is a globally respected tool to rate, monitor, and guide the country’s tourism industry. Its rigorous evaluation process contemplates water management, energy conservation, waste disposal and recycling, positive relations with surrounding communities, cultural authenticity, and guest safety.