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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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albany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2011

I wasn't necessarily going to write a review, but I do base my trips on all of the comments that people write on Trip Advisor, so I do appreciate everyone's opinion ( Good and Bad). We recently stayed five nights in a beachview room. I did a lot of research ahead of time and my expectations were all met. I... More 

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Novato, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2011

If you want to stay at a place that is very "well-groomed" but without character, you may like Ylang Ylang. Their website makes this resort seem "real" and the owners sincere and caring about the guests. Not so, the owners, especially the wife walked right by us as well as many other guests without so much as a "hello." The... More 

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

First off, thank you for the 5 star rating you gave us on Rooms, Cleanliness, Service & Sleep Quality. I am surprised by the rest of your review, especially your prejudice directed towards me personally. Let me mention that we did not meet. Nor did we cross paths. Nor did you introduce yourself. I must say that yours is the... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2011

We spent 4 nights at Ylang Ylang including New Years Eve, wow what a place. The food was great, the staff were so friendly and the beach that Ylang Ylang is on is beautiful and great for swimming and jumping about in the waves. American Airlines managed to loose our luggage which was a little stressful after 12 hrs of... More 

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Thorndale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2011

Ylang Ylang Resort is a small, remote, quiet resort with outstanding service. The setting is stunning and natural. Indigenous plants, birds and animals are everywhere. It is a place to experience the environment in complete comfort. The staff takes a personal interest in the guests and the attention to detail in the planning of our family wedding was remarkable. Everyone... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2011

This was our last stop on our 6 night visit to Costa Rica....we stayed here for 3 nights, and WISHED it could have been longer!!! The location is amazing, a ten minute walk from the village RIGHT on the beautiful gulf. The bungalow was better than we were anticipating...very spacious and comfortable....it was right in the jungle where we constantly... More 

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chicago, il
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2011

Costa Rica is paradise on Earth. It is the most beautiful place I have ever laid my eyes upon. And, the people only enhance the experience. We stayed at Ylang for only five days and let it be known that is it nowhere enough time. The resort took care of everything for us. We wanted for nothing the entire time... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2011

Awesome location, excellent food and service. Totally enjoyed our stay at Ylang Ylang. It was our first trip to Costa Rica and helped sell us on a return visit. Our only mistake was booking for 2 nights, not 7. The one minor negative comment was the small size of the room, but then we didn't spend a lot of time... More 

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Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2010

The resort staff in the dining room and the view from our room was what made Ylang Ylang a wonderful resort. Here are the positive and negative aspects of our recent trip: Positive: -Christian, Patricia, and Harold? from the dining room. Their service was excellent! -The view from our beach front bungalow was so peaceful and amazing! It was great... More 

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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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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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