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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The resort is in a Nice quiet location. The Staff are the best I have ever experienced at a resort. Their friendliness and professionalism are beyond measure. The food was Great. We loved this place as a true get away.

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Richfield, Ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed at this hotel last March as it came highly recommended. What a beautiful scenery and amazing staff. I only wish we would've stayed longer at this resort before moving on to Manuel Antonio. Everything was just perfect!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had originally planned to only stay at Ylang Ylang for two days - after the first night, we added one more night to our stay. The grounds, the service, the bungalow we stayed in and the food was top notch! If you haven't yet tried tamarind juice - you should do so, I am hooked! Can't wait to visit...

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Eagle, Colorado
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Ylang Ylang is a beautiful, exclusive resort in Montezuma, accessible by a beach walk or a Land Rover beach ride. The service is superb and the grounds immaculately maintained. The only spot in Montezuma for a romantic dinner on the beach. The private beach bungalows are shaped like a seashell, and can make you wake up thinking you're about to...

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Lots of space, tropical swimming pool, wonderful to wake up looking right out onto the sea, excellent yoga teachers, a great place to relax and enjoy the views. We were lucky enough to see a humpback whale with the restaurant staff from breakfast! The staff were also genuinely friendly. I would recommend it to anybody.

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2Thank carolinewatts510
San Jose, California
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We stayed in the family-size room which was very nice. Bathrooms a bit dark but clean and nice view of beach/ocean. The hotel grounds make you feel like you are in a rainforest and the monkeys are around in the morning and evening hours as well as other common creatures - iguanas, etc. The biggest disappointment is that due to...

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

Dear dbar2n, Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review about our hotel. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time here with us! I'm sorry to hear that the ocean was disappointing while you were here. It is possible that during your time visiting us, there was a large swell (which can...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We had a fabulous time at this beautiful remote setting. The food was delicious and the serenity of the grounds was awesome. We had a private bungalow in front of the beach and enjoyed the sounds of the waves throughout the evening and the monkeys running wild throughout our stay. This was a no tv, computer, electronic getaway...just FYI in...

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Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Our dome was situated slightly above the restaurant and the pool, nestled in the jungle, but we could also hear the waves on the beach! The walls inside the dome were hand painted-beautiful! A family of monkeys came to visit our patio in the evening! I actually recorded the night sounds on my phone so I could listen when I...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 20 August 2016

I can't say enough about Ylang Ylang Beach Resort. Everything about it felt like a dream. The grounds are gorgeous and kept meticulously. My daughter particularly enjoyed the pool area especially since you could observe iguanas and see other incredible wildlife. We stayed in one of the beach cabanas which meant that I went to sleep and woke up every...

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Murrieta, California
Reviewed 8 August 2016

If you enjoy walking out of your room to be in the jungle, with a view of the ocean, shared with a huge variety of iguanas, monkeys, and other animals, this is the place for you. The accommodations, walkways and common areas were always clean, despite being steps away from the sandy beach. Our group saw howler monkeys, a turtle...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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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: $294 - $476 (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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“Relatively small venue, not many rooms so I think any are nice. Family quarters are the farthest walk.”
 of 5 bubbles dbar2n, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I recommend Dome 7, nestled in the jungle, yet you can still hear the waves on the beach!”
 of 5 bubbles osbbar, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you want privacy (and monkeys!!) go to Dome 6! Wonderful couples' retreat!”
 of 5 bubbles Truzic, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We would go back in a heartbeat. It's jungle/beach, so we needed the air conditioned room. We would consider even staying at their 'hotel' within Ylang Ylang, as each room also is right on the beach. ”
 of 5 bubbles amyspeace, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We prefer the beach front bungalows.”
 of 5 bubbles williamg635, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
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