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El Silencio Lodge & Spa
(from) US$ 382

El Silencio Lodge & Spa

Costa RicaBajos del Toro


Awaken all the senses

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Adventure Park

Bring out your inner daredevil! take your pick of ziplining over the rainforest canopy, rappelling down the face of roaring waterfalls, or both. These thrilling adventures are available right onsite and are the perfect fit for adrenaline buffs.

Oxcart painting class

Painting Traditions

Ronald Jiménez

“Costa Rica’s traditional oxcarts are recognized by UNESCO as a precious cultural patrimony of humanity. Graced by intricate designs of kaleidoscopic beauty, they are the most iconic graphic elements of our heritage. I am proud that the roots of this art form can be traced to my hometown, the community of Sarchí (30 minutes away from El Silencio). I learned the technique from my grandparents and I am honored to share this emblematic art form with our guests. Teaching how to paint a memento of an oxcart wheel fills me with pride.”

Ronald Jiménez - Eco-Concierge
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Waterfall Magic

Explore a waterfall wonderland. The best way to enjoy our private trails! Your Eco-Concierge will guide you along paths that trace a pristine creek to find soothing waterfalls. Learn the fascinating secrets of the cloud forest ecosystem.

Experiences - July 2019

Cook like Tico

Gourmet will love picking their own organic vegetables and herbs to prepare Costa Rica’s hearty traditional dishes with our Chef. Learning about your destination’s homespun culinary favorites is one of the best ways to connect with its culture and traditions.

Horseback Riding

Horseback Adventure

Pastoral landscapes are best appreciated on horseback. Take a leisurely ride along our trails and breathe in fresh mountain air. Take your time to relish in the exceptional mist-covered mountain views of the surrounding forest before a quick stop at our organic greenhouse.


Daybreak Bird Watching

Start your day surrounded by some of nature’s most enticing bird species. El Silencio trails are peppered with the area’s most exciting feathered species including the Long-Tailed Silky Flycatcher, Golden Route Chlorophonia, and the Resplendent Quetzal (especially in May and June). Great photo opportunities for everyone, from beginners to experienced enthusiasts.