Glamping Costa Rica

If you are looking to fully experience the nature of Costa Rica, while also maintaining the comfort of a bed and hot water shower, our Tent Cabins are the perfect option. Enjoy the luxury of staying in our boutique hotel, Ylang Ylang Beach Resort, with all of the amenities including a pool, restaurant, spa, and yoga studio, while still immersing yourself in the Costa Rica wild. Our Tent Cabins offer comforts including a King size bed, private bathroom, hot water shower, screened in room, and private outdoor seating area. They do allow you to hear the sounds of the jungle, the crashing waves on the beach, beautiful beach and ocean views, and to see wildlife. Each Tent Cabin is private and a separate unit from the other rooms.

Glamping Costa Rica is a way to experience nature without sacrificing comfort and luxury. Enjoy Costa Rica wildlife and nature from the comfort of your private cabin.

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Wildlife in Costa Rica

Wildlife in Costa Rica is abundant and thriving. Right here at Ylang Ylang, there are so many incredible animals to see. Iguanas walk the pathways, lizards swim in the fountain, monkeys jump from the trees above your room and many other animals wander the grounds. You don’t have to look very far to find exotic and beautiful creatures. Check out the different types of wildlife you may see here at Ylang Ylang!

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Bird Watching in Costa Rica

Bird watching in Costa Rica is very popular. There are so many beautiful, rare and exotic birds to see in different parts of Costa Rica. You can see beautiful birds in either of our local national parks, Cabo Blanco or Curu. We offer a guided tour through the parks with a nature specialist who will point out and photograph animals, birds, and other wildlife. For those who love to check out the wildlife in Costa Rica, this is a great option to learn more about our native wildlife. For those who are passionate about birding, you will not be disappointed.

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Travel in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a small country, but can be complicated to get around. There are a number of different ways to travel to Montezuma.

Costa Rica Beaches The fastest and most efficient option is to take a domestic flight to Tambor. This is a small local flight that takes about 25 minutes from San Jose airport. Landing in Tambor, you will be picked up by a taxi, which will bring you to Montezuma. It is about a 40 minute ride from Tambor to Montezuma. The flight offers some pretty incredible scenery! Check out Sansa or Nature Airlines for flight options. travel to Costa RicaIMG_0688

The other option is ground transportation, which offers a view of the countryside and a nice ride across the Gulf of Nicoya. This is a longer trip, approximately 4-5 hours, but allows you to see some beautiful parts of Costa Rica.

sunset in costa rica ferry in costa rica There are also the options of a shared shuttle and a taxi boat. This shared shuttle picks you up in San Jose and takes you to Jaco, where you will board a high speed passenger boat and arrive on the beaches of Montezuma.

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There are many ways to travel to Montezuma, each offering some beautiful views of Costa Rica and all is has to offer. Travel in Costa Rica is an exciting adventure! Costa Rica Beach Resort - Honeymoon Packages

Rainy Season in Costa Rica

While many believe that the rainy season in Costa Rica is the wrong time to visit, we’re here to tell you all the wonderful reasons why you should consider a rainy season vacation!

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Costa Rica during the rainy season is green and lush! While you will see plenty of green during the dry season, the rainy season provides the trees and plants to thrive.

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You also will see the sun! Some think that rainy season means rain all day and no sun. However, usually it will rain during the night and be sunny during the day. Always bring rain gear, an umbrella and a plastic bag for your electronics because you never know when an afternoon thunderstorm will roll in.

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The rainy season also means less tourism and lower prices. You’ll likely find that hotels have a high season price and a low season price. The rainy season will give you more for your budget. Towns and cities will be less busy and more enjoyable. Overall, it will be an enjoyable and worthwhile experience. Don’t rule it out as a great time to travel and visit Costa Rica!

Costa Rica Rivers

This time of year, as the rainy season is ending, the Costa Rica rivers are full and clear. The water and river bed is clean and there is plentiful water washing through the river. River Piedra Colorada is located next to Ylang Ylang. It’s a short 5 minute walk to get to this beautiful river with large rocks, small waterfalls, and a large pool for swimming. If you walk further up the river, you will find quiet and magical spaces to explore.This special place has also become home to a number of rock sculptures that people build upon when they walk by.

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2016 TripAdvisor Award Winner

We are honored to receive the 2016 Trip Advisor Traveler’s Choice Award and Certificate of Excellence. Our guests have made it possible to receive these great rewards. Thank you to all of our wonderful guests for writing us reviews and sharing their experiences at Ylang Ylang Beach Resort. We are very honored to receive these awards! As a 2016 TripAdvisor Award Winner we will continue to do our best! TripAdvisor award Travelers' Choice

Costa Rica Beaches

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Costa Rica is unique in that jungle meets ocean. The lush and green Costa Rica jungle ends right where the beach meets ocean, offering a shaded oasis on the tropical beaches and needed respite from the hot Costa Rican sun. The jungle also offers views of wildlife, exotic birds and trees. There are so many beaches to explore in Costa Rica. Each one is different and offers different wildlife, trees, and scenery. Costa Rica beaches are unique and stunning, different than many you’ll see around the world.

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Weddings in Costa Rica

A destination beach wedding can be a great option if you are looking for a romantic and exotic backdrop. costa rica destination wedding beach wedding weddings costa rica We offer full service wedding planning and coordination and take care of all services in house. We make wedding planning easy! Enjoy a fun and relaxing vacation with friends and family and have a great party with the ones you love to celebrate. Get married on the beach or the lawn and choose exactly what you’d like for your special day. Weddings in Costa Rica are a great way to celebrate your love!

Vegan Travel in Costa Rica

Traveling as a vegan can be challenging, but luckily we’ve made vegan travel in Costa Rica easy! We offer a delicious vegan menu in our restaurant. We’ve replaced meats or fish with tofu, used coconut milk instead of cream, and lots of fresh fruits and vegetables in our vegan dishes. Our restaurant is proud to offer such a tasty vegan menu. We have also been recommended by PETA as a vegan friendly resort and restaurant.

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Fresh fruit and coconut milk smoothies!

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Namaste Spring Rolls, fresh veggies, avocado and sesame dipping sauce.

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Vegan trio of chocolate truffles!

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Vegan banana chocolate mousse.

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Ylang Ylang Curry made with homemade coconut milk.

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Asian Rice noodles made with a ginger coconut cream sauce.