Beach Bungalows in Costa Rica

Our beach bungalows in Costa Rica offer privacy, seclusion, ocean views, and just steps from the beach. Each one is slightly unique, but all offer a gorgeous beach front experience. Our beach is often quiet with very few people, which means you’ll have a private beach view most of the time. A romantic beach getaway in Costa Rica is exactly what you need! bungalow in costa rica private bungalow beach bungalow costa rica beach bungalow

Straw Free Restaurant in Costa Rica

eco friendly costa ricaIn an effort to continue finding ways to be more considerate of our environment, we will no longer be serving plastic straws in our restaurants. As the rainy season has approached, we see more and more plastic washing up on our beaches. This is harmful to our beautiful surroundings and the sea life and animals that endure the hazards of millions of tons of plastic being thrown into the ocean each year. Please know that if you must use a straw, we will still have them available upon request, but will not be automatically serving them with our drinks. We challenge and encourage other members of our community to be more conscious of their plastic waste! We are hoping to encourage others to be a straw free restaurant in Costa Rica.

  • Plastic constitutes 90% of floating trash
  • Each day at least 500 million straws are used in just the United States
  • Straws are one of the top 10 items picked up on beach cleanups
  • 44% of all sea birds have ingested plastic

Reference: http://www.choosetobestrawfree.com/

If you feel passionate about reducing plastic waste, take the pledge like we did!

Jungle in Costa Rica

We have a number of beautiful trees and plants on the property that represent the jungle in Costa Rica. Our guests love to walk and explore our jungle gardens. Recently, we’ve added some hand painted signs to indicate the types of trees on our property with the name in English, Spanish and their scientific name. It’s great to be able to identify the trees you see everyday and what to call them! We’re hoping to add more signs around the property, so that our guests can enjoy learning even more about the tropical jungle and gardens of Ylang Ylang Beach Resort. Over the years, Ylang Ylang has been reforested, which contributes to the ecotourism and environment of the area.

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Romantic Beach Dinner

Enjoy a special evening on the beach. Relax with your toes in the sand during your romantic beach dinner. Enjoy a three course meal from our menu including an appetizer, main course, and dessert. Choose from our sushi, seafood, chicken, raw, vegan and vegetarian dishes. The package also includes a cocktail per person and a bottle of wine or champagne to share. The perfect way to celebrate or treat yourself to something special while on vacation in Costa Rica. Add this special dinner as a part of your honeymoon, anniversary, or birthday trip!

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Gardens and Flowers in Costa Rica

Costa Rica has many beautiful types of plants and flowers. Our gardens here at Ylang Ylang have a wide variety flowers to admire, especially around this time of year. With the first few rains of the season, everything is green and the flowers are blooming. The gardens and flowers in Costa Rica are colorful and vibrant. Ylang Ylang has a large garden and beautiful pathways to explore. Enjoy the gorgeous surroundings as you walk through our property.

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Rainy Season in Costa Rica

With our first couple of rains this season, some might be wondering, “what should I expect the weather to be during rainy season in Costa Rica?” Many times people are concerned that the rainy season may ruin their vacation or beach time. Fortunately, most of rainy season is pretty mild and you can still enjoy a wonderful vacation in Costa Rica. Rainy season in Montezuma means that there will likely be some rain every few days. Sometimes it will rain all night and sometimes it will rain for a short while during the day. The rain usually never lasts the whole day, but will instead rain a little bit here and there. That means that there is plenty of dry time during the day to explore and enjoy. Once the rain begins and there are more clouds, it actually cools down a bit and it’s very pleasant to enjoy the beach without the burning sun!

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Massage in Costa Rica

Enjoy a relaxing massage in our open air spa. The sound of the waves and jungle noises will lull you into relaxation. Our skilled massage therapists will work with your body and make you feel comfortable in our beautiful space. We offer a number of different treatments and styles of massage. You can see our full spa menu on our website with prices. A relaxing massage in Costa Rica is the perfect treat to add to your vacation. massage in costa rica relax in costa rica

Beachfront Restaurant

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Ylang Ylang Beach Resort offers a delicious restaurant right on the beach. Our beachfront restaurant is open all day everyday and offer seafood, vegetarian, gluten-free, sushi, raw, and vegan menus. There are plenty of dishes to satisfy every type of eater! Our food is fresh and mainly organic. We buy locally whenever possible and make many of our own sauces, dressings, and bread.

The view from the restaurant can’t be beat! Just steps from the ocean, you can dine with your toes in the sand or from our patio with spectacular views of the beach. Come give it a try!

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Ylang Ylang Curry made with homemade coconut milk. Can be served with chicken, fish or tofu.

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Asian Rice noodles made with a ginger coconut cream sauce.

dinner in Montezuma

Seaside Ambrosia. Grilled Eggplant stuffed with fresh fish served on mashed potatoes and topped with a white wine cream sauce.

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Chicken Kebobs topped with homemade barbeque sauce.

tropical french toast

Tropical french toast made with our homemade bread and topped with a mix of papaya, watermelon and pineapple

tiramisu crepe

Tiramisu Crepe, topped with toasted pecans.

healthy food in costa rica

Raw and Vegan Namaste Roll, filled with carrot, cucumber, lettuce and avocado.