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“I envisioned El Silencio Lodge & Spa as the friendliest, most soul-soothing sanctuary where Costa Rica’s visitors could fully attune to a natural state of bliss.”

About Us | Partner and Director.

Partner and Managing Director, Karin Zurcher was born and raised in Costa Rica.  Her extensive travels through Costa Rica instilled a genuine appreciation for its marvelous beaches, mountains, and landscapes.  After earning a degree in Political Science from Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania, she founded one of Costa Rica’s first on-line travel agencies.  Following her hotelier father’s footsteps, she conceived El Silencio Lodge & Spa as a novel concept for Costa Rica’s tourism offerings.  Karin is an avid runner and a wellness enthusiast.