Fodor's Expert Review Silky Oaks Lodge

Finlayvale Rd. Fodor's Choice

This beautiful, retreat-like resort and Advanced Ecotourism–certified hotel in the heart of the rain forest has luxe tree houses and suites clustered around an expansive open-sided lodge, day spa, and lagoon pool. All accommodations have recently been upgraded, and have minibars, aromatherapy-oil burners, and balconies. Tree houses and suites come with polished timber floors, large hot tubs, rain-forest showers, and bigger balconies with hammocks and daybeds. The Lodge's open-sided Tree House bar and restaurant serves gourmet breakfasts, lunches, and dinners. Full breakfasts and a raft of activities (river snorkeling, bicycles, tennis, and, in season, guided walks and morning yoga) are included in the price. The tour desk can arrange excursions by horseback, helicopter, or hot-air balloon, as well as cruises, Indigenous-guided rain-forest walks, and adventure activities.

PROS

  • really special and unique property
  • helpful tour desk and lots of included activities
  • well-marked walking trails around the resort

CONS

  • no in-room Internet
  • steep paths to some rooms (though you can call for a buggy pickup)
  • access road can flood after heavy rain, January through March

QUICK FACTS

Resort
Green, Romantic, Views, LGBT
Intimate
Remote
$$$$

HOTEL INFO

Phones: - 07 - 4098–1666

HOTEL DETAILS

43 suites
Rate Includes: All-Inclusive

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