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  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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With a stay at Ylang Ylang Beach Resort in Montezuma, you’ll be on the beach and minutes from Montezuma Falls. This beach resort is within the region of Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve and Santa Teresa Beach.


Make yourself at home in one of the 15 guestrooms featuring refrigerators. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Conveniences include safes and coffee/tea makers, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. Additional amenities at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and wedding services.

Food & Drink

Enjoy a satisfying meal at a restaurant serving guests of Ylang Ylang Beach Resort. Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a beach bar.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include a computer station, dry cleaning/laundry services, and multilingual staff.

How to Get There

Ylang Ylang Beach Resort
700 meters North of the School
Montezuma, Costa Rica


4.5 Very Good 940 Reviews
Reviewed 1 day ago

I stayed at Ylang Ylang with my two teen-aged daughters and we loved every minute. The owners were lovely and went above and beyond our expectation and I truly appreciate their kindness in accommodating us.The resort is an beautiful oasis, tucked away at the edge of town giving it a serene vibe. It is beautiful and the restaurant serves a variety of dishes. My daughters absolutely loved the backyard banana crepe dessert. The restaurant staff was so gracious and helpful and served us at the pool on occasion which was nice. The Canopy tour was awesome. You won't be disappointed if you book here!

Wonderful place
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place surpassed our expectations.

First, they arranged transportation to and from the airport in Liberia. The driver was friendly (he pointed out things along the way and he offered to stop both ways if we wanted to purchase snacks or take bathroom breaks), the bus was clean and he was waiting to pick us up each time right on schedule where he said he would be. Well worth it.

The resort was BEAUTIFUL. Right on the beach with amazing trees and plants everywhere. Loads of wildlife. Monkeys, birds, lizards, you name it.

The food was terrific. The vegan options were outstanding. The curried vegetables, the blackened tofu and the tipico breakfast were our favorites. And don’t forget to try the chocolate banana pudding and the chocolate truffles.

Yoga with Stephanie was a lot of fun. Can’t beat relaxing yoga with that view of the water.

Also, we booked a day trip to go snorkeling through the hotel. Another great experience.

The room we stayed in (Jungle King 6) was perfect for two adults and two kids. Mere steps away from the beach.

The service was so nice. Everyone was friendly and let us practice our lousy Spanish with them. :-)

Someday, we want to come back to see the turtles in the fall!

Place is going down hill
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just like to share some photos of our stay with you.
I have stayed at Ylang Ylang in years past and this time I was a disappointment.
Definitely not worthy of $265 a night.

Beside the grounds not very well maintained. There was a beautiful fountain but it was covered in weeds. We had holes in our sheets that were never changed for three nights we were there. Our semi repaired door handle and broken light on our patio. The animal feces that was never washed away on our walkway to our room. I had to wash away the feces in front of our door. The constant overwhelming amount of flies every time we ate.

The Best Get Away in Costa Rica
Reviewed 7 days ago

We are retired and live part time in Costa Rica. When we are taking a vacation from being on permanent vacation, our favorite spot is Ylang Ylang at Playa Montezuma. We have traveled quite a bit in Costa Rica and have visited a number of beaches (Samara, Nosara, Playa Grande, Tamarindo, Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa, the Caribbean beaches) and our favorite beach by far is Playa Montezuma - especially the part that is directly in front of Ylang Ylang Resort - beautiful rocks with a pounding surf. We have stayed at Ylang Ylang four times and plan to return in 2020. The facilities are excellent, the food is delicious and the staff is very accommodating. The past several years we have met people who planned to spend 2 or 3 nights at Ylang Ylang and have opted to remain for up to 10 days passing up opportunities to visit other parts of Costa Rica. They tell us that they elect to stay because they cannot imagine that any other place could be better. Really. Bill and Linda Gossard, Nuevo Arenal, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Kapok Trees
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have ever read, "The Great Kapok Tree," but have never seen one, this is the place to check one out. In fact, the grounds of this boutique hotel are more like a jungle than "landscaping," and very appropriate for a visit to Costa Rica. The staff is kind and welcoming, anxious to please, the food at the restaurant is organic and wonderful, with both vegetarian and vegan options (if you're wanting red meat, you will not find it here). The little town of Montezuma is a short walk away, and the tour that takes you to the Isla de Tortuga is fantastic (Zuma Tours). Go and enjoy the total experience! Oh, and did I mention the yoga studio that faces the ocean -- divine!