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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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  • Location
    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 August 13, 2014

This hotel is so beautiful--right on beach but also surrounded by wild forests, so you feel very removed from civilization. Also great food and plenty of cool activities nearby like surfing, horseback riding, waterfalls, zip lines, etc,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

It´s a great place. Easily the best one in Montezuma. The pool is beautiful, the service is great. The food is magnificent and the spa is really relaxing. At night the sound of the waves is wonderful and all the wild life living free is awesome.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This resort is easily the best one in Montezuma. The pools are extraordinary with the beach right beside them. Howler monkeys everywhere just giving that great tropical paradise feel. The staff is great and fast and it feels safe all around. Highly recommended resort

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Beautiful property right on the beach with breakfast and dinner included. The staff is just fantastic and so pleasant. The food is excellent and the views unparalleled. The pool is small but just gorgeous. The beach is lovely but due to the surf it is not a swimming beach. The yoga studio overlooks the beach and yoga instructors are great.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

The service was the best I've ever received in Latin America. I was very pregnant while traveling and they did an amazing job of catering to my specific needs no matter the scenario. I was able to partake in more low key versions of many activities. The staff was super friendly and professional, not to mention the value you got... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Fantastic park with monkeys "flying" all around. Howler monkeys as well as the white-faced capucin monkeys. This is really on the edge of the jungle right on the beach. The restaurant is very good, although I would try something else than the mixed seafood next time (not bad, but I think they have other and better options). The restaurant has... More 

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Atlanta Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

First off this experience was incredible. My wife and son both wanted to consider moving here after our visit. It makes more sense to utilize the shuttle service from the hotel. My wife, son and I rented a car and it was most cumbersome. Simply finding the place is a task as you have to time everything so that you... More 

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Saratoga, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

My wife & I began our 11-night Costa Rica honeymoon with a 4-night stay at Ylang Ylang. We could not have dreamed of a better start to our trip. Fresh off the wedding, we were physically, mentally, and emotionally exhausted. Ylang Ylang was the perfect place to relax, decompress, and unplug. Upon our arrival, we were greeted with a refreshing/chilled... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We have just returned from a wonderful family trip to Costa Rica's Pacific coast and the Ylang Ylang Beach Resort. I can't say enough about the people at this resort and the area in general. From the moment we met our driver Edwardo at Liberia airport to everyone that we encountered during our many excursions. Our long 4 1/2 hour... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

My new husband and I stayed for 5 nights at ylang ylang. It was the most incredible place! Not just the resort, but the whole experience. The resort staff was amazing. Rafael was a wonderful server and always so professional and nice! The female receptionist was pleasant and very helpful. She was always smiling, which is a wonderful quality. The... 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 On the Beach Hotel in Montezuma
#1 Romantic Hotel in Montezuma

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