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Ylang Ylang Beach Resort

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 18, 2013

It really does live up to all the excellent reviews previously received! Driving in from the main road you will wonder where on earth you are off to. And please note, your taxi (or hire car) will have to drop you at El Sano Banano in Montezuma itself to await a transfer pick up by the hotel's 4x4. This is...

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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed March 17, 2013

I don't usually review hotels i didn't stay in, but i kicked myself for not picking this place. We spent happy hours here, and pouted when we had to leave at the end of the day. This is the best location in montezuma. On the beach but not the busy one, in the trees beautiful accomodations.

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london
Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

Situated on a beautiful wild beach with various rooms dotted around the gorgeous gardens, the dome rooms are best, the tent ones quite basic with communal washing and wc facilities, I was in a jungle king which had a great view of the beach but was quite dark inside. The food is excellent and the staff v friendly and helpful,...

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Sihanoukville, Cambodia
Reviewed March 10, 2013 via mobile

Ylang Ylang was recommended by some good friends and it has lived up to expectations. Set between the ocean and the jungle the location is perfect - in fact from the beach you don't even know the resort is there until you're on top of it. The tent cabins are rustic with great character. The noise of the waves combined...

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Maidstone
Reviewed March 5, 2013

My wife and I and extended family and friends stayed here at the end of our Costa Rican holiday in February this year. It is well worth the journey to get there - ferry and taxi / bus to Montezuma town. We were met upon our arrival by the hotel's Land Rover and transferred to the hotel a short 5...

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Golden, Colorado
Reviewed March 4, 2013

This was a wonderful surprise for us as we were staying at El Sano Banano (same owners) and visited the resort, we were blown away and booked our last night as a special treat at Ylang Ylang. This is what vacationing is all about for us! Being next to the beach in the really cool dome building with monkey's overhead,...

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Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed March 3, 2013

I took a group of twenty adventure seekers to Ylang Ylang! The accommodations were beautiful and well maintained. Our first walk through the lush resort left the group breathless! The staff were all great to work with and made our group feel right at home during the entire stay! The food was beyond delicious and the views spectacular! If you...

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Malibu, California, United States
Reviewed February 28, 2013

Eco tourism at its best with a spring water pool, spring water coming out of all the faucets (no need for plastic water bottles!), raw and vegan food options, as well as other types...mostly all organic...delicious food! We loved staying in the tents, as well as the domes. It is a magical property with lots of wildlife. The in the...

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San Diego, USA
Reviewed February 27, 2013

Not your typical Costa Rican beach resort. I've made multiple trips to Costa Rica and was surprised by the higher than normal price structure. WELL WORTH IT! This resort operates at a standard above and beyond most beach resorts in the US. The service is outstanding and the grounds are spectacular. The food was amazing, easily rivaling the best restaurants...

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Reviewed February 26, 2013

This was my first trip to Ylang Ylang; however the friends I went with have been there every year for 10 years. We were there for 6 days. Everything and everyone there are World Class. The food is great, the service is great, all the staff are great, and the surroundings are unbelievable. The food menu is fairly limited, however...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This family-owned resort is known for its natural tropical beauty, variety of wildlife roaming the grounds and outstanding customer service. Located a 10-15 minute walk on the beach from Montezuma, one will find romantic Beach Front Bungalows with A/C, a Spa nestled in the jungle, and a tropical pool edged by waterfalls. If you're looking to get away, this is the getaway place. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ylang Ylang Beach Resort

Address: Montezuma Beach | 10-12 minute walk North along the beach, Montezuma 00000, Costa Rica (Formerly El Sano Banano Beach Hotel)
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Montezuma
Price Range: $220 - $354 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Montezuma
#1 Romantic Hotel in Montezuma
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“Relatively small venue, not many rooms so I think any are nice. Family quarters are the farthest walk.”
 of 5 bubbles dbar2n, Aug 25, 2016 | Read review
“I recommend Dome 7, nestled in the jungle, yet you can still hear the waves on the beach!”
 of 5 bubbles osbbar, Aug 23, 2016 | Read review
“If you want privacy (and monkeys!!) go to Dome 6! Wonderful couples' retreat!”
 of 5 bubbles Truzic, Jul 5, 2016 | Read review
“We would go back in a heartbeat. It's jungle/beach, so we needed the air conditioned room. We would consider even staying at their 'hotel' within Ylang Ylang, as each room also is right on the beach. ”
 of 5 bubbles amyspeace, Jun 6, 2016 | Read review
“We prefer the beach front bungalows.”
 of 5 bubbles williamg635, Apr 22, 2016 | Read review
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