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Ylang Ylang Beach Resort

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   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 Reviewed July 16, 2010
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2010

I had the pleasure of staying three nights at Ylang Ylang and had an amazing time. My friend and I had been staying in Montezuma but were looking to get away from the bustle, traffic, sound of engines and nightlife in town. Ylang Ylang feels far away from all of that. The setting is great. You're nestled in on the... More

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Concord, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2010

What a wonderful place made only better by their staff! Wonderful surroundings and exceptional servcie. We would strongly recomend Ylang Ylang to anyone and everyone.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2010

Ylang Ylang was perfect and exactly as advertised. It was beautiful, isolated, and the food was great. I'm trying to think of something we didn't like and I can't. The kids had a great time at the pool and at the beach. The waves got very large while we were there and they couldn't go in the water on the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2010

This is a really lovely hotel, lots of wildlife and lovely setting. Is in a very secluded location, no road to get there. You drop your bags of at a bar in the centre of Montezuma and leave your car there, you either walk about 15 mins along to beach to get there, or wait for a lift when the... More

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longmont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2010

After arriving in San Jose, Ylang Ylang resorts took over everyting. 7 of us took a great flight from SJO to Tambor where we were met by YY staff who took us to a private boat from Tambor to Montezuma. At the beach we were greeted by Mario who took care of our luggage and served us cold drinks. We... More

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West Palm Beach, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2010

Ylang Ylang is the kind of place you see on TV shows about tropical paradise locations. You can easily spend a week here lying next to the pool or on the beach, and the perfectly manicured lawns and beautiful natural foliage would be a great back-drop for a romantic liaison. Outstanding views, crashing waves visible from your room, wonderful food... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2010

It would take a book to tell what an unforgetable vacation we had at Ylang Ylang Beach Resort. From the impeccable yet all natural surroundings to spotlessly clean accomodations, this was truly a vacation to remember. We never had to use the Air Conditioning with the sea breeze, and this was in mid-June. And the food..... simply magnifico, from the... More

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Eugene, Oregon
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2010

The service is outstanding, food is amazing, rooms are beautiful, spa treatments are wonderful, great swimming pool, beautiful beaches (miles of beach), i could go on and on. The staff is amazing, friendly, fun, and prompt to help with what ever your needs are. I really cant say enough about my experience at Ylang Ylang resort. If you are thinking... More

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Brimfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2010

My parents and I stayed at the Ylang Ylang for 3 nights and 4 days. We wish we could have stayed longer. We are used to the fancy super resorts is tourstiy locations but this was beyond any place we had ever stayed at. It's a 10 min walk from town along the beach, there is a land rover that... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2010

Let me tell you my Ylang Ylang story...By some incredible stroke of luck, I found Ylang Ylang Resort by surfing the internet for places to have a wedding in Costa Rica. My fiance and I had never been to Costa Rica so we had some homework to do. I read EVERY review on trip advisor, scoured through the Costa Rica... 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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Ylang Ylang Beach Hotel Montezuma
Ylang Beach Hotel
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