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Ylang Ylang Beach Resort

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Montezuma Beach | 10-12 minute walk North along the beach, Montezuma 00000, Costa Rica (Formerly El Sano Banano Beach Hotel)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Missoula, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in one of Ylang Ylang's beach side bungalows for 5 nights to celebrate our honeymoon. We chose the resort because we were looking for the right mix of authenticity and luxury/comfort (this was our honeymoon after all). We wanted to feel a bit pampered, but also not completely removed from the place that we were staying, as you... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Amazing beach resort in Montezuma! The resort has everything you need for an perfect trip in paradise. The staff was extremely helpful, and you are able to book tours and day trips at the front desk. The staff was really knowledgeable about all the things to do in Montezuma, so that helped us out a lot. I also highly recommend... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I were recommended to visit ylang ylang beach resort for our honeymoon by two very close friends of ours. Our friends have been there multiple times and rave about how amazing it is and how much they absolutely love Costa Rica, so we thought we definitely could not go wrong with this choice! Our friends were ABSOLUTELY... More 

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Albany, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There is definitely not enough room here for me to explain how totally perfect this place is. We stayed for a week and a half. We went in not knowing what to expect, and left knowing we would come back as soon as we could. The resort: Beautifully maintained, with everything you could want. The water is audible from every... More 

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife just reviewed Ylang Ylang on here but I felt I should write my own. This place is an absolute gem. Beautiful from top to bottom. Staff, service, accommodation, food, location, etc. All of it top notch. They are 5 star without trying to come off as 5 star, if you catch my meaning. Which was one of the... More 

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Hagerstown, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was so very sad to have to leave Ylang Ylang. This place was above and beyond anything I expected. The location, the grounds, the people, the lodging, the spa, the restaurant... Everything was EXCELLENT. This place was so beautiful that I actually cried. My husband took me to Ylang Ylang for our honeymoon, it was dreamy, a couple couldn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ylang Ylang is a very special place. It has to be one of the most wonderful and relaxing resorts we have ever stayed in. The staff are lovely and very friendly and helpful and the food is fantastic! Breakfast and dinner is included and they happily catered for our youngest kid's preferences (he's 11). The setting is spectacular, the accommodation... More 

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Lubbck, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing service, so luxurious and made every effort to make us feel uniquely special in our "honeymoon" suite - highly recommend the Tree Top Canopy. Restaurant is amazing, pool is amazing, service is first-class.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This place is unbelievable, it's paradise on earth! The address is a little bit hard to get however, once you get there, your mind will forget everything to start the real vacations. You can have your meals in front of the the sea with the most spectacular views. This hotel it's a good recommendation to celebrate your anniversary... They can... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Absolutely loved our stay at Ylang Ylang. Stayed in both the jungle bungalow and beach front bungalow. Both had their own charm and made us feel like we were the only people on the grounds (aside from the capuchins and howlers we saw from our windows). From talking with other guests, the more affordable tent options were also enjoyable. A... More 

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