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Ylang Ylang Beach Resort

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

Ylang Ylang is a tropical paradise. A great getaway with all the comforts I needed. The rooms were simple, tasteful and comfortable. The food was fresh and delicious with enough variety to get us through a full week without being bored! Great massages at the spa overlooking the beautiful sea and jungle. Yoga offered twice a day in a beautiful... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love Ylang Ylang--it has a great location and food and service-- but I was really surprised and pleased to find wonderful yoga classes that are facing the white sand beach, offered twice a day--and of a very high caliber I recommend it highly... a perfect place for quieting the spirit. AM

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The location and setting of this hotel are amazing; the gardens are beautifully maintained and the beach is really pretty. The restaurant food is great and the staff could not be more helpful. I would have given 5 stars, but for a few minor niggles: 1. We had a beach front room: the location was nice, but the room itself... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

the resort is perfect located in between the coconut trees, and there is plenty of hammocks and sweet corner. but to my opinion it is over priced. you pay 200 $ for a very very very small tent. the food in the restaurant was ok. we gut bםrקd after tow times. the stuff in very nice, but a few times... More 

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Cochrane, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Relaxing, private location with amazing walking, swimming, incredible yoga classes overlooking the ocean and listening to the waves. One of the most magical places I have ever experienced in my life. The staff was kind, helpful, attentive and the food and fresh fruit and juices were so healthy and wonderful. The yoga classes were an amazing way to start my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Having visited Ylang Ylang numerous times and for varying purposes, I have found the staff and grounds to be extremely dynamic when hosting different groups and events. This is perhaps the greatest strength of Ylang Ylang, and a factor that creates customer loyalty (probably why the ratings are unanimously in praise of the resort). I can't say anything here that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I visited Costa Rica for the first time and spent one week on a coach tour and then one week at Ylang Ylang. Our accommodations was YOU. We were beachfront. It is nestled amongst nature with a lovely view of the beach. There are some waves but still good to swim and snorkel. We saw white faced... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First off resort is still one of the more beautiful places we have stayed. And we have been traveling in COSTA RICA since 1989. We have stayed at ylang ylang for 3 or 4 years. This place has always been a very tranquil and quiet and relaxing place. We just returned 3 days ago . This is the first time... More 

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South Beach, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My new favorite resort in the world. The location is amazing. Completely connected to the natural environment. Monkeys, birds, iguanas and us all together. The food and atmosphere is other worldly. The staff is fantastic! I could not recommend more highly.

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Munich, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all: Yes, Ylang Ylang Beach Resort is a very nice place with beautiful gardens and a very good restaurant. Also the yoga place is nice despite the noise from the kitchen below. (Most of) the staff was always trying to help us and was very kind. And finally, the location just next to the beach is really nice.... More 

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uumatter, Owner at Ylang Ylang Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, I would like to clarify for our guests that this review came about as a result of the reviewer not reading their confirmation email from their tour provider, which clearly states: Room Type Code: Tent Cabins Room Type Name:Tent Cabin No A/C - Half Board Pricing Model: Per Day Pricing The reviewer did not make a direct reservation... More 

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Address: 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: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Montezuma
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ylang Ylang Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Ylang Ylang Beach Hotel Montezuma
Ylang Beach Hotel
Ylang Beach Resort
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Montezuma
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Montezuma

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