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Ylang Ylang Beach Resort

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 6 January 2014

Its a bit of a splurge for the traveler on a budget in Costa Rica but so worth it. This place is one of my all time favorites in all of my travels. The staff is so helpful and nice. The grounds are spectacular, wildlife everywhere! Monkeys by the pool, on the beach, above your room. Beautiful birds everywhere, giant...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 3 January 2014

We stayed in a tent with an ylang ylang tree right outside of it... It think it's my fave smell now. Yum. I say tent but we were not roughing it one bit... It's more like a room with screen windows so you can be in the fresh air and hear the ocean all night... it's AMAZING! And yes, you...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 January 2014

We had a great time staying at Ylang Ylang. Our room was right by the beach; we could see the beach as we woke up in the morning. The hotel is on a very pretty section of the beach, and the independent villas help keep up the secluded-feel. The atmosphere is calm, serene and relaxing. The food was amazing. Must...

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San Francisco
Reviewed 30 December 2013

We ate dinner here twice but unfortunately didn't stay here (we SO wished we had!). Food was delicious and setting divine. Service was really great too which is incredibly rare in Montezuma. One of the best things for me was that they were wonderful about my food allergies. I'm gluten-free, dairy-free, and egg free due to Hashimoto (autoimmune disease). We...

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Glen Ellen, California
Reviewed 29 December 2013

We stayed at Ylang Ylang for a glorious two weeks. I planned the trip last March, and Moyaya (the owners' son) was a fabulous communicator, getting back to me right away with any questions I may have had. From the moment Eduardo met us at the ferry on December 12 to Eduardo dropping us at Tambor Airport on December 27,...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 25 December 2013

In the picture of the Dome (#5), stayed in the one just behind in #6. Also, TTC (Tree Top Canopy). Each had their own unique experience. The Dome had little white face monkey's visit around 4-5 p.m. each day. Don't feed & Don't leave a door open! Room was cozy & nice. Second leg of stay, was in TTC. Another...

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Austin, Texas, United States
Reviewed 19 December 2013

We only ended up spending the afternoon at Ylang Ylang since they were not open fully yet and we were staying at their sister property in town. A great get away from Montezuma with and almost private beach, great restaurant, pool, and terrific bungalow options!

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Cape Cod, MA
Reviewed 16 December 2013

We had a very nice stay at Ylang Ylang. You can't drive directly to the hotel since access requires driving on the beach and is restricted. We parked at their sister hotel El Sano Bonano in Montezuma center. A call was made and 15 minutes later as we were finishing our first ice cold Imperial a really nice, brand new...

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

Thanks for your nice review of Ylang Ylang! I am sorry and actually quite surprised you found the resort to be "slightly" overpriced. Considering all we put into the place, I can assure you we are very reasonable considering the cost of doing business on the beach and our remote location . I am aware you cannot see all of...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 13 December 2013

We stayed in one of the hotel rooms at Ylang Ylang. The room itself was kind of small, but very cozy. The beds were comfortable. The property is amazing. We saw monkeys and birds right on the property. The pool area is kind of small, but really pretty. The restaurant is great. Breakfast and dinner was included in the cost...

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Reviewed 10 December 2013

When asked about my trip to Costa Rica those are the first words out of my mouth - and YlangYlang was a big part of that. I stayed in one of the tent cabins and I'm hesitant to even write this review because I'm not sure I want to share the secret that is YlanYlang. I traveled alone and yet...

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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
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Free Parking
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  • 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)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Montezuma
Price Range: $289 - $450 (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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