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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
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    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 December 4, 2010

I really cannot say enough about the Ylang Ylang. This was the most relaxing, wonderful vacation. The staff, food, rooms and grounds all were top notch. No other hotel in the Montezuma area has this combination of ocean, privacy and beauty. What a treat to see the ocean and hear the crashing waves from your room...it was so soothing. We... More 

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Wendover
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2010

Hello from Canada 2 friends and I did the Full Moon retreat at Ylang Ylang and stayed in tents - was fun, comfortable and cozy. The Yoga/dance/body work classes and excursions were intense, fulfilling and simply wonderful for the mind, body and soul. Did i mention mind blowing message and facials? Rest, breath, wonder and eat! EXCELLENT HEALTY FOOD, My... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2010

I will go back again, it is a beautiful and welcoming place. People are gems and the atmosphere is spectacular.

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Forde, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2010

as laying half in the jungle with all the animals and vegetations, a easy to the beach and comfortable shelters, with no road connections, a 4wd take you trough the jungle/beach, enough to explore to other beaches(surfing) or the wild, walkingdistance to the village. We extended our stay from 3 to 6 nights, than jeffrey in the reception got difficult... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2010 via mobile

Incredibly beautiful beaches generally deserted. Felt like off beaten path. Grounds were nice. Low key. Relaxing n n delicious food Friendly and helpful staff. Quirky but charming bungalows. Small pool but wasn't really ever over crowded. Great place to decompress. Hated to leave

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2010

I recommend everyone to stay in the Ylang Ylang resort in Montezuma for the most fantastic authentic nature experience. I went there with my sister and we stayed in one of the tents, or maybe I should call them 'huts' in the jungle, for three days. The great thing of the tent was that although we felt totally protected we... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2010

People have now convinced me that I really ought to write a fair review to inform others of my experience at ylang ylang resort in Montezuma. I booked a retreat at the resort for 6 nights. Unfortunately I ended up having to pay the single price, definitely my own mistake –I accepted that- it is the same price as for... More 

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YlangYlangManagement, Manager at Ylang Ylang Beach Resort, responded to this review

In response to your recently posted comments, we are surprised as you mentioned to your Retreat leader and to the Manager on numerous occasions how much you were enjoying yourself during the retreat. To clarify: during your reservation process, as with all clients, you were given the choice of all the lodging options and corresponding prices (Beach Bungalows, Private Bungalows,... More 

Bothell, Washington
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2010

We traveled throughout Costa Rica and this was our last stop. All we wanted to do was RELAX, and that is exactly what we got. If your expecting a resort where everyone kisses your rear this is not your place. The service was very good, the food was awesome and the rooms were good. The pace of the day was... More 

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Flint, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2010

Our fantastic experience with the Ylang Ylang Beach Resort started several months before we even arrived as we began planning our wedding with wedding planner and manager, Moraya Iacono. He was very attentive answering every question we had and worked very hard to meet every request we had. For example, when I found a picture of a gazebo online and... More 

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virginia
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2010

We stayed at the Ylang Ylang for 4 nights and it is absolutely fabulous in every way. The location, food, rooms and staff are all wonderful. The website pictures do not do it justice. This place is amazing. The only advice I would give is that if you are looking for the conventional location thats easy to get to with... 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
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Montezuma

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