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Ylang Ylang Beach Resort

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 25 May 2013

Here's the most important thing I've written on Tripadvisor - do not try to drive to thsi hotel. Our GPS gave driving directions which ended on the beach, where our 4WD rental got stuck! We'd probably still be there if not for the kindness of the Ticos helping us out. So, ignor the GPS (which is essential for driving in...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 22 May 2013

This resort is very calm and located a short walking distance from town - while mostly honeymooners come here, it's a nice place to kick back and relax. The waiters are friendly and make sure you don't leave hungry. The wine list is confusing and wines that sound similar by name - do not cost the same as it states...

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 20 May 2013

The Ylang Ylang Beach Resort is the perfect place to relive yourself of the hassles of modern life, without sacrificing any creature comforts. The location alone make the traveler feel like they have made an accomplishment simply by arriving. The town of Montezuma is relatively remote, and the road getting there is lousy, but the laid back feeling and beautiful...

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1Thank Jeff D
San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 17 May 2013

First of all, Montezuma is one of our favorite places in Costa Rica, and we stayed the two first nights in the "center" of Montezuma right across from the town bar, during the night there was a lot of noises both from the music and the monkeys running around on the roof. It didn't really bother us, but once we...

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 12 May 2013

Ylang Ylang is a different place … It is hard to get there (we drove from Arenal to Montezuma straight), but once you arrive there and start noticing how beautiful the area is, how Ylang Ylang was designed and built around jungle and native forest, the trip was worth it every minute. We stayed at the beach bungalow for honeymoon...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 7 May 2013

This place was an amazing experience. Ylang Ylang was the 2nd stop on our trip and exceed all of expectations. As soon as you check in they give you a refreshing welcome drink that sets the mood for the rhythm at this resort. Time moves slow, the waves and the sounds of nature set the tone for a relaxing experience....

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Portland, Oregon, United States
Reviewed 3 May 2013

I can't say enough about the stay at Ylang Ylang. It was perfect. It doesn't have a lot of rooms and bungalows so all the staff knows your name and are so helpful and friendly. The food was the best food I've ever had. No joke. Amazing. I loved that we had hammocks outside our bungalows to lay in, the...

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Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 2 May 2013

Stayed here for a few nights and LOVED it! We are frequent travellers and have stayed in luxury resorts all over the world. Although we were sleeping in a 'tent cottage' we would rate this with the best. You park your car in the town and they pick you up in a Land Rover Defender. The 5 minute drive is...

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Beacon, New York
Reviewed 28 April 2013

My husband and I spent 14 nights in Costa Rica for our honeymoon. We had booked most of our hotels, but left a few nights open to drive around and "explore". We both wanted to check out the Nicoya Peninsula, but only had 1 night available. ***Side Note: My husband has A LOT of experience driving off-road. He was looking...

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Harlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2013

We went to Ylang Ylang to see our son get married. When he first told us of his plans I was excited but apprehensive also. I had never been anywhere as exotic n was nervous of the unexpected. I needn't have been. From the moment we arrived at Ylang Ylang n were given thost delicious cold vanilla smelling flannels to...

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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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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Montezuma
Price Range: £166 - £259 (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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“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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