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Ylang Ylang Beach Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stunning resort with high levels of comfort and relaxation. We stayed in the tree top canopy - simply wonderful experience with capuchin monkeys, iguanas and birds all around, waking up in the tree tops with the sound of huge waves crashing on the rocks near by. The staff are also extremely nice and professional. The restaurant is excellent. The choice...

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2Thank AlanHoumann
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Once you get to Sano Bonano, which is Ylang Ylang's parent hotel in Montezuma, the royal treatment begins! Erick picks you up and takes you to the resort by driving on their private beach. From there he takes you to the front desk where Jeffrey will check you in and tell you all about the resort. They will bring you...

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New York, United States
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

All indications are that Ylang Ylang is the best hotel option in Montezuma. We gave 4 stars because the resort can still do some fine tuning, but overall we had a very pleasant experience and would highly recommend Ylang Ylang if you're staying in Montezuma. This review is for the Tree Top Canopy room at Ylang Ylang, which was a...

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Thank Jennifer F
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's the jungle. A lot of animals; ( Little wild Monkey , "iguane")... The nature is so amazing. Beautiful view of the ocean, beaches at 5 minutes walk or 20-25 for surfeurs. Restaurant and the hôtel bar are excellent.

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Thank Dominic C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved everything about this place. My husband and I got married here and stayed for 4 nights. It was truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience. We couldn't have asked for anything better! To be sure, the resort is a trek from San Jose airport, but for us, the seclusion and its "off-the-beaten-track"-ness was part of its charm. From the second we...

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Thank emilypeyton6
Bainbridge Island, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Ylang Ylang Resort for our first visit to Costa Rica. It won't be the last! We loved everything about the resort and consider it to be paradise. We stayed in the tent cabins and woke to monkeys and birds each morning. The days were spent exploring the area, dining by the ocean, and swimming in the refreshing...

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Thank Kaye B
Greeley, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were given the privilege of joining friends and family for a wedding. We used this as a great time to have a great vacation and witness a beautiful wedding. With a caring staff at the resort and restaurant.

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Thank steelyks
Seattle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at Ylang Ylang on two different trips to Costa Rica now and both experiences were top notch. We have stayed in three different units and all three were fantastic. I think Coco Joe's was our favorite but you can't go wrong anywhere you stay at Ylang Ylang. The service is amazing, the grounds are the most beautiful...

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Thank sunshineluvver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned from a 10-day trip to Costa Rica for a family wedding and Ylang Ylang was our favorite resort! Friendly, accommodating staff, incredible food, beautiful views, nice pool, great dome rooms and nestled right into the forest (so white face and howler monkeys abound!)! We will definitely be return guests!

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Thank laura_s_lester
London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a standard room which was about 250 dollars a night. For the money this hotel should really do better. The good stuff is the grounds are beautiful and there are loads of cool animals about, including monkeys around the pool. It's right on a lovely bit of beach (not a bit you can swim at though as very...

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

Dear AC, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Ylang Ylang. We wanted to clarify a couple things about your experience. To begin with, your room rate was actually $200 a night (which also included a $20 discount as a walk in, breakfast and dinner). You came to us as a walk in and we are...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Montezuma
Price Range: $285 - $447 (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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“Enjoy the little touches of pampering ”
steelyks, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“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, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I would stay in the beach bungalow if it's just two people. Absolutely gorgeous to wake up to the ocean.”
samanthamD7779WW, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Prices range, you pay more to have ocean view (which is worth it in my opinion)”
Ledisima, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The beach front bungalow or the family beach suite will be far better than the tent cabin!”
202lindseys, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
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