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Ylang Ylang Beach Resort

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05/07/2017 05/08/2017
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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed August 7, 2012

My boyfriend & I came here for his birthday. It feels so private, romantic & remote... We had to take a land cruiser on the beach to get there. The ocean waves, the hammocks, the multi-colored crabs & lizards that scamper on the pathways, the cocktails, the food, the friendly people. We really loved that they put fresh flower petals...

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Riverton, Utah
Reviewed August 5, 2012

Despite the weird name of this hotel, my wife and I had a marvelous experience. We stayed 3 nights in a beach-front bungalow, falling asleep to the sounds of the ocean each night. Even though it was the "rainy season," we only experienced short showers at night, so enjoyed marvelous weather. The Ylang Ylang Resort was very clean, our bed...

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Reviewed July 31, 2012

My husband (<--still weird to say) and I spent 6 days at Ylang Ylang in Montezuma, and we couldn't have been more blown away. We knew that we didn't want to honeymoon in a massive resort that isolated visitors from the local culture, but we also didn't want to "rough it" like we usually do. It was in this mindset...

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1Thank SammyPlap
Bryan, Texas, United States
Reviewed July 29, 2012

My wife and I had high expectations of our trip to Costa Rica, and the experience we had at Ylang Ylang made it a dream vacation come true. Things we liked: the remoteness (some of our friends thought that we were weird to choose a hotel that requires a 10-15 min beach walk to get to, but having the whole...

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2Thank Michael C
Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed July 24, 2012

From the moment I contacted Ylang Ylang about a possible trip until my departure after a week on the property, the staff took me in their care and made me feel comfortable and welcome. The property is absolutely beautiful, the food simply terrific, and the yoga retreat with Ireni Stamou, calming and somewhat life changing! Spa fabulous, activities fun (enjoyed...

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1Thank Kathy J
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
Reviewed July 20, 2012

Ylang Ylang is one of my all time favorite hotels - wonderful people, fantastic food, a quiet and relaxing place that feels both isolated from the world and also connected. A wonderful pool, playful monkeys, a short walk to the beach and comfortable rooms make this a special place to visit.

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3Thank MSSCentroEspiralMana
NRH
Reviewed July 11, 2012

How cool is it that you can't even drive to this place?! THey pick you up in a LAnd Rover because they have to drive on the beach to get there! I LOVED IT!!! If you want to go into town, it's only about a 15 min. walk if that, and I fell in love with the town! The food...

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2Thank John J
la, california
Reviewed July 2, 2012

Our group of 2 couples stayed at this gorgeous resort. Staff was nothing but nice and helpful , just like most costa ricans. The food was delicious, (breakfast and dinner are included with your stay ). However, the big guy in our group found the meals a little small. ( I'm guessing compared to over sized American meals ) The...

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3Thank TravelLover1219
Goleta
Reviewed June 18, 2012

We truly could not have been more pleased with our beach bungalow, the incredibly friendly staff, the food, and complete romance this place had to offer. Sunshine filled days and lightning storms at night. GO! (Plus there are monkeys and iguanas everywhere!)

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2Thank ErinEMassaGianelli
San Diego, California
Reviewed June 18, 2012

This place was truly exceptional. Tucked in the jungle, with crabs, frogs, monkeys and all other sorts of creatures abounding. It was lush and relaxing. I stayed right on the beach and each night fell asleep to the waves of the ocean crashing. Service and staff were great. I strongly recommend the yoga class with Irena-she is a healer and...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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: $214 - $332 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Montezuma
#1 Romantic Hotel in Montezuma
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“We LOVED our garden "dome." It was off the main path, able to hear and see patches of ocean through the trees, and were surrounded by wildlife. Getting down to the beach took literally 3 minutes or less. ”
M789RLvanessap, 1 week ago | Read review
“I would stay in the beach bungalow if it's just two people. Absolutely gorgeous to wake up to the ocean.”
samanthamD7779WW, 1 week ago | Read review
“Prices range, you pay more to have ocean view (which is worth it in my opinion)”
Ledisima, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“The beach front bungalow or the family beach suite will be far better than the tent cabin!”
202lindseys, Mar 15, 2017 | Read review
“Coco Joe's is private, gorgeous, and perfect.”
DrXK, Feb 22, 2017 | Read review
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