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Ylang Ylang Beach Resort

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london
Reviewed 15 March 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 10 March 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 5 March 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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Thank Wiggy82
Golden, Colorado
Reviewed 4 March 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 3 March 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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Thank Jody H
Malibu, California, United States
Reviewed 28 February 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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1Thank June L
San Diego, USA
Reviewed 27 February 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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Thank AlanA619
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Reviewed 26 February 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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Thank Roy D
Milton, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 26 February 2013

This has to be one of the most beautiful places on earth. We arrived the first night and stayed at El Sano Bano, the sister hotel. The staff took great care of us and our family. The following morning we walked across the gorgeous white sands to see the resort for the first time. Ylang Ylang Beach Resort was a...

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1Thank Chris L
Guelph, Canada
Reviewed 23 February 2013

I have struggled to write this review more than any other CR review because I wanted to drool over this resort like almost everyone else but it was not to be. I try to review according to my expectations and then look at everything as objectively as possible always giving the benefit of the doubt considering all factors. Also, I...

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

Thanks for your "mostly" positive review. It struck me as unusual that you stayed with us in March of last year and decided to write until now. Nevertheless, I would like to respond to a few of your critiques and show you another side to the story. First off, the fact that we do not have have a road and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public 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: $291 - $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 Romantic Hotel in Montezuma
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Montezuma
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“The beach front bungalow or the family beach suite will be far better than the tent cabin!”
 of 5 bubbles 202lindseys, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Coco Joe's is private, gorgeous, and perfect.”
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“Put the used toilet paper in the waste basket!”
 of 5 bubbles LarryS377, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We loved Dome 1.”
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 of 5 bubbles ccour10481, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms are still lovely and they are cleaned spotlessly but they can feel quite dark in decor. But it's a brilliant place and that would be the only thing I can think of in this amazing place!”
 of 5 bubbles KP76, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
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