San Jose, Costa Rica. August 16, 2013
Grupo Islita’s El Silencio Lodge & Spa and Hotel Punta Islita showcased as exemplary for upscale travelers who are considering Costa Rica as a vacation spot.
With the inclusion of El Silencio Lodge & Spa in luxury travel authority Andrew Harper’s August Hideaway Report, Grupo Islita’s two properties have been highlighted as superlative destinations for experienced premium travelers, noting excellence in service, breathtaking natural settings and landscapes, and signature experiences.
Launched in 1979, Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report is an independent newsletter that curates the world’s best hotels, evaluating them through incognito visits. The publication does not accept advertising, complimentary services, or discounted accommodations. Subscribed to by tens of thousands of affluent travelers, the Hideaway Report is highly respected for its unbiased, experiential, and timely reviews and insights.
Grupo Islita’s CEO, Mr. Gustavo Segura, remarked "High-end travelers seek immersion experiences in settings that are both culturally authentic and environmentally healthy. These scrupulous sophisticates value comfort and luxury, but do not want to sacrifice the destination’s true character and welfare. El Silencio Lodge & Spa and Hotel Punta Islita are ideally suited to showcase Costa Rica’s happiness mantra while reaching the high service standards demanded by Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report!"
Grupo Islita is a leading Costa Rican luxury hotel development and management company. Its signature commitment to corporate social responsibility fosters cultural authenticity, economic opportunity, and environmental stewardship.
Inaugurated in 2008, El Silencio Lodge & Spa is a sixteen-suite natural immersion eco-destination. Embedded in a 500 acre private cloud forest reserve, it is flanked by two national parks in Costa Rica’s central volcanic valley.
Hotel Punta Islita is a secluded Costa Rican beach resort set along the Nicoya Peninsula’s open-ocean coastline. Inaugurated in 1994, it is globally recognized for its award-winning responsible tourism program emphasizing community development programs, art, and education.