CST: El Silencio Lodge & Spa Awarded a Planet-Friendly High Five!
Costa Rica's Certification of Sustainable Tourism program awards the highest rating to El Silencio Lodge & Spa.
El Silencio Lodge & Spa in Bajos del Toro, Costa Rica became one of only thirteen properties to be awarded Five Leaves in the Certification for Sustainable Tourism (CST), an initiative led by the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT). In full accordance with Costa Rica's long-standing commitment to natural resource stewardship and human betterment, the CST certification is a globally-respected tool to rate, monitor, and guide the country's tourism industry. Its rigorous evaluation process contemplates water management, energy conservation, proper waste disposal and recycling, positive relation with surrounding communities, cultural authenticity, and safety.