The Central Valley, Costa Rica
Stay: El Silencio Lodge & Spa (2 nights)
south of San José, the Central Valley is not only Costa Rica’s geographical
centre, but also its cultural and spiritual core. Ringed with volcanoes, it’s
home to picturesque highland coffee plantations (including Starbucks’ Hacienda
Alsacia Coffee Farm, the brand’s first and only coffee farm); charming artisan
villages like Sarchi; La Paz Waterfall Gardens with its variety of wildlife
exhibits; and all-in-all a great setting for hiking, bird-watching, white-water
rafting, and treetop adventures.
El Silencio Lodge & Spa
Here at El Silencio, the lands are lush, the air feels
fresher, and the stunning waterfalls, forest and mystical
landscapes will stay with you forever.
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