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Luxury Boutique Hotels Costa Rica – El Silencio Lodge and Spa



El Silencio Lodge and Spa a small luxury boutique resort  and spa with only 16 suites located in-between Juan Castro National Park and Poas National Park on 500 acres of hills and forests is about a 1 1/2 hour drive from the Capital City of San Jose Costa Rica offering a remote eco-stress free vacation.

This luxury all suite property in the cloud forest of Bajos del Toro is wonderful destination to spend 3 or 4 days in one of the best “wellness” resorts & spa in Costa Rica.  This 500-acre cloud forest reserve provides it guest with hidden waterfalls, crisp cloud forest mountain air, spa wellness center and relaxation.  In addition to promoting a healthily life style with pristine natural beauty and a balanced diet of fresh organic ingredients and dishes featuring regional fish, poultry and fresh vegetables, fruits and herbs.  No red meat is served on the menu. The resort has done away with some of the day-to-day stress by eliminating cell phones.  There is no cell phone coverage and the suites do not offer TV. Guest is encouraged to relax and decompress from the day-to-day hectic living and focus on the beauty and natural world outside their door step and suite.

El Silencio Lodge and Spa not only helps promote a balance lifestyle, relaxation of the mind but excersie as a key ingredient for the body.  A personal Eco-Concierge is available to help guest navigate along spectacular hiking trails, through the forest and hidden waterfalls to explore the variety of flora and fauna.

There are over 5 miles of hiking trails to 3 waterfalls.  Nearby activities include horseback riding, river rafting, mountain biking and canopy zip-lining. Other available activities that may require a fee include:

-  Early morning bird watching and hike
-  Los Bajos cultural Tour
-  Waterfall Rappel
-  Chocolate Tour
-  Souvenir Shipping
-  Coffee Hacienda

The SPA at El Silencio offers:
-  Massages
-  Aropatherapy
-  Stone Massages
-  Facials
-  Exfoliations,
-  Body Wraps
-  Four Hands
-  Treatments with Avocado, Banana, Coffee, Chocolate
-  Over 60 different wellness treatments that will renew you to a point of utmost relaxation.  For a combination of Cloud Forest and beach resort, El Silencio has a sister property Hotel Punta Islita located in the Nicooya Peninsula area of Costa Rica.

For a complete customized vacation ideas that combine the different attractions and destinations within Costa Rica, talk to the expert at Costa Rica TravelPOINTS.  Turner James a Costa Rica Travel Specialists has spend the past 6-years working with individuals, couples, families and small groups customizing unique vacation itineraries in Costa Rica and Central America.  Call him at 1-800-626-3483 or email at:

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Costa Rica Hotels

Costa Rica is one of the most beautiful destinations in Central America. It has extremely diverse features from volcanoes, rain forests, and white sands beaches. Costa Rica is a tropical climate year round. It is made up of seven different provinces and the national language isSpanish. No matter what age you are or what type of vacation you are looking for, Costa Rica is a diamond in the rough and sure to please anyone who travels there. Bordered by the Caribbean on the east and the Pacific on the west, there is no shortage of beach front lodging. Along the eastern coast, charming bungalows face the ocean and are surrounded by luscious rain forest. You get the best of both worlds in this region.

For a more relaxing experience, The Arenal Volcano area is the place to be. Set at the base of the active Arenal Volcano, these exquisite resorts all promote relaxation by having state of the art spas and and access to the healing hot springs.  Stay in the Tortuguero region if you want to include some jungle adventures on your vacation. Take a guided tour through the rainforest and come face to face with monkeys, parrots, and many other exotic creatures.

If you want to hide away while you are in Costa Rica, the Monteverde region may be the place for you. Charming lodges are nestled away in the mountains, affording you a breathtaking view of the Gulf of Nicoya and the cloud forest. Enjoy the bustling city of San Jose. Accommidations can be found right in the heart of the city, or higher up in the mountains where you can view everything. Here in the city you can take a thrilling white water rafting ride down the Sarapiqui River. Take a boat ride to Tortuga Island or go high class and take the Punta Coral tour aboard a fancy yacht.

While in the San Jose area, take the hour trip to La Paz Waterfall Gardens. This is home to five natural waterfalls and features paved trails and viewing platforms. La Paz is home to the largest butterfly observatory and has a hummingbird and orchid garden. Visit the exciting Irazu or Poaz Volcanos. The views are stunning and it’s thrilling to see them on a clear day when you may be treated to some actual volcanic activity! Take advantage of the downtown city tours that are available while you are in San Jose. There are several different types from museum tours to the Old Town experience where you will be able to shop for antiques and meet the locals face to face. No matter which region you decide upon, Costa Rica is a treat for all to enjoy.

Costa Rica TravelPOINTS has been arranging customize vacations into Costa Rica for the past 13-years complying a list of proven hotels, resorts and jungle lodges to stay in.  After years of client feedback and firsthand experience, our collection of hotels we use is now available.  For a limited time, you can get a free copy of this practical user guide of where to stay by visiting us online.

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Costa Rica Activities and Tours

Costa Rica Activities and Tours
Slightly smaller than West Virginia in size, Costa Rica is a culturally diverse nation with plenty to see and do.

Each region offers something unique to visitors seeking adventure or relaxation – choose a region below to learn more.

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