Esencia Spa is a unique luxury spa and wellness sanctuary that lets you enjoy the best of Costa Rica’s natural healing ingredients in an enchanting hotel destination. The sound of flowing water, whispering breeze, nourishing earth, and the primal flicker of candles converge in harmony for relaxing massages and revitalizing body wraps. Standout spa features include the al fresco Yoga Deck and the Conical Room, designed to channel the Costa Rican cloud forest’s essential life energy.
Select one of our signature treatments or create your bespoke experience featuring a selection of herbs, fruits, and seeds from our organic greenhouse. Options include nail services, massage therapy, body treatments, and facials. In-room spa services are also offered.
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Our Spa's open-air treatment rooms with heated beds draw in the sound of leaves dancing in the breeze, flowing water from our nearby creek, and the aroma of the forest. The most conducive ambiance for ultimate revival.
Relax & Rejuvenate
Located by a creek and shrouded by Costa Rica’s dense tropical forest, our spacious al-fresco Yoga Deck prompts full communion with nature. Fragrant earth, billowing wind, fluttering candles, and streaming water fully engage the senses and enliven the spirit.
Private yoga classes are available but must be pre-scheduled with the reservations department. Yoga instructors are encouraged to organize their own groups, and yoga enthusiasts can ask us to create a fully customized getaway for their group.
Our yoga offerings have something for every age and skill level.
El Silencio Lodge & Spa’s unique and hidden location inspires reflection and introspection. As a guest, you will find precious opportunities to appease the spirit. The tranquil ambiance of undisturbed nature create a refuge to engage in soul-searching, gratitude excercises, and mindfulness.
Our spacious Forest Bathing Deck is the perfect sanctuary for channeling nature’s uplifting energy! Immersed in the cloud forest mantle, it stands out for its impressive cathedral ceilings and near 360° views of emerald greenery. It sets the perfect stage for an inspired yoga session.
Wellness for all ages! El Silencio Lodge & Spa now offers fun Yoga sessions, specifically designed for children. This interactive movement adventure builds up strength, balance, and confidence. Classes are playful and may include age-appropriate games, mimicking animal sounds, and creative names for poses. We encourage our little visitors to experience Costa Rica’s happy wellness mantra in full synchrony with nature!
Aerial Yoga will elevate your workout (literally)! Graceful and acrobatic, this unique version of Yoga drapes silky sling-like hammocks from the ceiling to cradle your full body weight as you engage in coordinated movements. Climb, sway, and relax as you enjoy our Forest Bathing Deck from a new angle.
Complimentary wellness classes are held everyday at 9:00am. Inquire for our weekly schedule!
Classes include variations of Slow Flow yoga and Sound Healing.