El Silencio Lodge & Spa

alajuela, costa rica

From $375/ night
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From $375/ night
  • concierge
  • conference facilities
  • electricity - lights
  • electricity - outlets
  • event space
  • organic garden / farm
  • patio / deck
  • private hot tub
  • spa
  • turndown service
  • tv
  • wi-fi
  • guided tours
  • hiking
  • local attractions & shopping
  • massage
  • nature walks
  • rafting
  • rappelling
  • special classes
  • wildlife observing
  • winery / wine tasting
  • yoga
  • zip-lining
  • On-site restaurants
  • Check-in

    2:00 PM

  • Check-out

    11:00 AM

  • Taxes

    13%, not included.

  • Gift Cards

    Not available at this property

  • Included in the Rates

    Accommodations and breakfast.

  • Gratuity

    Not expected, but appreciated.

  • Other Fees

    No additional fees

  • Parking

    Included on-site

  • Cellular Signal

    Strong

  • Wi-Fi Signal

    Strong

  • Minimum Age for Children

    None

  • Additional Guests

    Not Permitted

  • Suggested items to bring with you

    Personal items, clothing

  • Reservation and Cancellation Policy

    All canceled reservations received 30 or more days prior to arrival are subject to a 1 night cancellation penalty. 

    Reservations canceled within 29 days of the scheduled arrival date are subject to a 100% penalty and are responsible for the entire stay and will forfeit all payments.

    No Show: 100% penalty

  • Pet Policy

    Pets are not allowed on this property.

How Do I Get There?

Nearby airports:

  • Juan Santamaria Airport 
  • Fortuna Airport

It is located about 1-1/2 hours from the San Jose Airport. Best to reach through the town of Zarcero.

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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.

Glamping Types

  • Lodges
  • Villas

Great For

  • corporate / events
  • couples
  • families
  • honeymoon
  • romantic
  • small groups
  • solo travelers
  • wedding

Setting

  • forest / woods
  • mountain

Total Accommodations

  • 24

Minimum Night Stay

  • 1

Rates Based On

  • per unit

Best time to visit

Open: Year-Round

Weather: Mild during the day, colder at night (70º–45ºF)

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Accommodations

  • SUITES

    From $375/ night
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    05
  • Two Bedroom Suites

    From $510
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  • Two Bedroom Villas - Three bedroom Villas

    From $530/ night
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  • Amenities
    • concierge
    • conference facilities
    • electricity - lights
    • electricity - outlets
    • event space
    • organic garden / farm
    • patio / deck
    • private hot tub
    • spa
    • turndown service
    • tv
    • wi-fi
  • Experiences
    • guided tours
    • hiking
    • local attractions & shopping
    • massage
    • nature walks
    • rafting
    • rappelling
    • special classes
    • wildlife observing
    • winery / wine tasting
    • yoga
    • zip-lining
  • Dining Options
    • On-site restaurants
  • Policies
    • Check-in

      2:00 PM

    • Check-out

      11:00 AM

    • Taxes

      13%, not included.

    • Gift Cards

      Not available at this property

    • Included in the Rates

      Accommodations and breakfast.

    • Gratuity

      Not expected, but appreciated.

    • Other Fees

      No additional fees

    • Parking

      Included on-site

    • Cellular Signal

      Strong

    • Wi-Fi Signal

      Strong

    • Minimum Age for Children

      None

    • Additional Guests

      Not Permitted

    • Suggested items to bring with you

      Personal items, clothing

    • Reservation and Cancellation Policy

      All canceled reservations received 30 or more days prior to arrival are subject to a 1 night cancellation penalty. 

      Reservations canceled within 29 days of the scheduled arrival date are subject to a 100% penalty and are responsible for the entire stay and will forfeit all payments.

      No Show: 100% penalty

    • Pet Policy

      Pets are not allowed on this property.

  • Location

    How Do I Get There?

    Nearby airports:

    • Juan Santamaria Airport 
    • Fortuna Airport

    It is located about 1-1/2 hours from the San Jose Airport. Best to reach through the town of Zarcero.

    View Google Maps

Inside Scoop

    • Arrival Time: Because your safety is paramount, El Silencio Lodge & Spa stongly recommends arriving by 6:00 PM at the latest.
    • Several vacation packages are available.
    • Children: The minimum age is 8 years old; there is no park nor a swimming pool.
    • Please do remember to take a comfy sweater, hiking pants and a light rain jacket.
    • El Silencio Lodge & Spa is a nonsmoking facility.
  • Costa Rica Cloud Forest Adventure: $705

    The best way to enjoy Costa Rica's exciting tropical cloud forest! Three nights, double occupancy, features thrilling eco-adventures. Valid until December 19, 2015.

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