3 Reasons to Travel to Costa Rica


Whether you are planning for a tropical wedding, a family vacation or taking some time for yourself, Costa Rica is an ideal destination. The place offers so much for the world traveler – and just as much for someone taking their first foreign vacation. It is like a small paradise which awaits with magnificent forests, beautiful beaches, and scenic beauty.

Top 3 reasons to travel to Costa Rica

  • Activities for everyone: Costa Rica has something to offer to everyone. No matter where you choose to go. There are two types of activities 1) beach activities and 2) city-life activities. You will never be without something special to do in Costa Rica.
  • Lush surroundings: Costa Rica has some of the most amazing surroundings in the world. In addition, to the busy life of the cities, you will find quiet seclusion in the beauty of the native Costa Rican environment. The Ylang Ylang beach resort is in such an environment. It helps you feel calm and serene.
  • Rest, relaxation, and romance: Costa Rica is the place to go to practice the three “Rs” of vacationing. Here, you will be able to rest in the peace and quiet of the beautiful surroundings, relax on the pristine beaches next to the ocean and reignite some romance with that special someone – all in one place.

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Don’t you think it will be great to visit this place and enjoy everything that it has to offer? There are only a few places in the world where you could go and forget about the chores of daily life. Costa Rica is one of them. It preserves natural beauty in its raw, untouched form that will make you feel one with this beautiful creation of nature. There is no better way, no better time to visit this crown jewel of the tropics. Start planning your vacation to Costa Rica now.


Originally posted 2012-10-03 22:29:38.

Tips for Planning Your Vacation and Choosing Hotels in Costa Rica

best costa rica hotel beach viewPlanning a vacation in Costa Rica may seem like something best left to a professional travel agent. After all, it can be confusing to sort through the various hotels in Costa Rica and the various activities as you try to plan your stay. Fortunately, planning a holiday in this amazing location does not have to be difficult. You just need to keep a few key factors in mind and you will soon be relaxing on the beach, soaking up the sun and enjoying the beautiful atmosphere.

  • Consider traveling during the off-season to save money. You can book a hotel in an amazing location, such as the Ylang Ylang Beach Resort, during the off-season for a very affordable price. Not only will you still get to enjoy the beauty that is Costa Rica, you will have more money to put towards your activity itinerary.
  • All-inclusive resorts have their perks; however, to enjoy variety and spontaneity, choose a resort that offers certain activities, but never forces them. To experience Costa Rica, you need the freedom to dine where you want to dine, go where you want to go and do what you want to do. Ylang Ylang Beach Resort has everything you need for a busy, adventure-filled vacation – or a relaxing, “lay on the beach with a drink in hand” vacation – it’s your choice.
  • Pay attention to reviews! The Internet is a great source of information about hotels and travel packages to Costa Rica. Utilize this information to choose a worthy Costa Rican destination. Ylang Ylang Beach Resort is a premier destination – the resort of choice for many.

Originally posted 2012-09-14 18:36:31.

The Ylang Ylang Flower of Costa Rica

The Wild Ylang Ylang Flower

The Ylang Ylang flower is a golden yellow flower that resembles a starfish and comes from the cananga tree. Ylang Ylang is pronounced EE-lang-EE-lang and it’s original meaning is “wilderness” originating in Polynesia. It thrives in tropical climates and is valued for it’s fragrant essential oil. Ylang Ylang essential oil is extracted from the flowers through a steam distillation process. The benefits of Ylang Ylang essential oil include relief from high blood pressure, calming of the nervous system and it is a natural antidepressant and aphrodisiac. Ylang Ylang’s fragrant oil is also used in aromatherapy and in many floral perfumes worldwide such as Chanel No. 5.

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The Ylang Ylang is the Perfect Place for a Romantic Honeymoon

Your wedding day is one of the most important events in your life. It is the day you become one with your true love, the day you profess your love and commitment to the world. A wedding is a blessed event, and the ensuing honeymoon should be nothing less. After all, your honeymoon is the private celebration between you and your new spouse. It should be an unforgettable trip, one that will forever bring smiles to your faces. Costa Rica is the perfect place to have this kind of romantic honeymoon.

The Ylang Ylang Beach Resort in Costa Rica is a popular destination for newlyweds. Here, we offer privacy and seclusion, rather than the hustle and bustle of hotels located within cities. We understand that you and your spouse crave romance and time alone. We will never force you into activities – you plan your itinerary, whether it is full of nature walks and ocean trips or merely laying on the beach, wrapped up in each other’s arms. At Ylang Ylang, you can enjoy a variety of romance-inducing activities, such as dining on the beach at sunset. You can also enjoy your luxury accommodations and create your own romance. The choice is yours – love is definitely in the air at Ylang Ylang.

Originally posted 2012-09-12 18:35:25.

Have a Fulfilling Resort Vacation at Ylang Ylang

Planning a resort vacation to Costa Rica is easy when you choose to stay at the Ylang Ylang Beach Resort. Ylang Ylang is a premier destination in Costa Rica. We offer some of the finest, most relaxing accommodations you can find. We also have a wide variety of available tours and activities to ensure that you have the time of your life. Here at Ylang Ylang, we know that you are coming to Costa Rica to soak up the atmosphere, rest, and replenish your soul – and we do everything we can to make that happen.

There are numerous things you can do at Ylang Ylang to have a fulfilling vacation. Enjoy a massage at our spa, meditate in a yoga class, ride horses on the beach, go scuba diving and surfing. You can take a quick trip to Montezuma and tour the waterfalls or spend the day on a bike tour. All of our activities are designed to give you the full Costa Rican experience – or, you can choose to merely relax in your bungalow or sip sweet drinks on the beach. Whether you want high-energy or low-energy, Ylang Ylang has the variety you need.

Originally posted 2012-09-10 18:34:18.

Get in Touch with Nature at the Ylang Ylang Costa Rica


Vacationing in Costa Rica is more than just sunbathing at the beaches, enjoying the sunsets, fine dining, and luxury resorts. Costa Rica has a vibrant, rich landscape that is full of beautiful creatures, both big and small. The Ylang Ylang Costa Rica resort is home to many of these amazing creatures that present nature’s craftsmanship in full glory.

When you stay at the Ylang Ylang, you will enjoy the traditional Costa Rican attractions – sun, sand, food, and sights. Not only this, you will also get a look at the wonderful wildlife that lives in this little paradise.

Native creatures on display

There are many native creatures that you might see during your stay at the Ylang Ylang. The resort is located at a serene place that keeps you connected to the city but also provides you a great look at the natural life in the area.

Some of these delightful animals will be easy to spot, while others will be more elusive. Keep your eyes open as you traverse the nature trails – you never know when you will witness one of these fine creatures in person.

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Some of the common fauna of this region include:

  • Wooly Opossum
  • Mantled Howler Monkey
  • Variegated Squirrel
  • White-Nosed Coati
  • Basilisk Lizard
  • Male and Female Green Iguana
  • Nine-Banded Armadillo
  • Bare-Throated Tiger Heron
  • Rufous-Tailed Hummingbird

Connecting with nature gets lot easier

When you stay at the Ylang Ylang resort, it becomes easier to connect with nature. You don’t have to go too far to find a new species that is waiting to find a brand-new camaraderie with humans. The exotic animals you find here are unlike anything you have seen before.

We suggest that you take a tour down the hills and seaside of Costa Rica to encounter these animals personally and feel one with the beauty of nature. There is nothing that matches this beautiful spectrum of wild beauty. Don’t forget to visit Costa Rica on your next vacation. It will mesmerize you.

Originally posted 2012-09-07 18:31:31.

Come to Ylang Ylang for an Unforgettable Romantic Vacation

Taking a vacation with that special someone in your life is the perfect way to make beautiful memories. Holding the hand of the one you love is the most beautiful moment. Add to it walking along the coastline of a beautiful tropical paradise.

morning in costa rica

Consider Costa Rica for your vacation destination to make your memories beautiful. It is filled with splendid views, exotic animals and boasts of the most romantic sunsets on the planet. If there is paradise on earth, it is definitely in Costa Rica and you don’t want to miss a chance to be here with your sweetheart and enjoy some quality time together.

Finest vacation resort in the tropics

Costa Rica is home to some of the finest vacation resorts in the tropics, including the Ylang Ylang Beach Resort. Here, we specialize in making your romantic vacation more mesmerizing, memorable, and ecstatic. Amazing scenery, fine dining, elegant accommodations, and romance-filled activities, all work together to give you and your partner an unforgettable Costa Rican vacation. Each moment that you spend here will be solidified as a strong memory for the couple.

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The Ylang Ylang Beach Resort is not your average hotel. We are located in one of the most beautiful areas of Costa Rica. Our secluded location creates the ideal atmosphere for romance. You and your partner can enjoy quiet walks through the nature-filled surroundings, fine dining on the beach, cozy bungalow accommodations, and even a relaxing couple’s massage at our spa.

Perfect place to recreate the passion

If you have been searching for the perfect place to whisk your loved one away to recreate the passion, then the Ylang Ylang Beach Resort is the perfect place. Whether you are a newlywed or trying to rekindle your romance after years of togetherness. This is one place you should go to. The beach resort is nothing short of spectacular and the memories will remain for a lifetime.

Originally posted 2012-09-05 18:30:29.

Beach Front Swimming Pool

Beach Front Swimming Pool

One of the most relaxing places on the Ylang Ylang property is our swimming pool surrounded by lush jungle and gardens. Our beach front swimming pool allows easy access to and from the beach and ocean. The pool is a great place to cool down on a hot day in the tropics. The swimming pool is available to all guests of Ylang Ylang Beach Resort and our sister hotel, El Sano Banano.

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Fire Dancing Costa Rica

Fire Dancing Costa Rica 

Fire dancing in Costa Rica is a fun and popular activity for all ages to enjoy. Montezuma has a number of talented fire dancers who often perform Thursday nights in the center of town. We also offer fire dancing performances for our wedding and group events. If you’re interested in learning more about fire dancing, please ask our front desk and they can help arrange a lesson with one of the fire dancers.

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Choosing the Perfect Beach Resort in Costa Rica

So, you have decided to take a trip to Costa Rica. Congratulations on choosing such an amazing vacation destination! The first step to enjoying your vacation is choosing the ideal beach resort. Costa Rica has many hotels and resorts to offer – but they are not all equal in terms of service, value and location. The following tips will help you choose the perfect beach resort to enjoy your stay in the lovely land that is Costa Rica:

  • Quality – when vacationing in Costa Rica, you want a beach resort that gets rave reviews – a resort that offers pristine conditions and impeccable service. The Ylang Ylang Beach Resort offers top-quality accommodations. We have various rooms and bungalows to choose from and they each have unique advantages.
  • Location – a vacation in Costa Rica is not complete without a stay in a resort set in a prime location. The Ylang Ylang Beach Resort is surrounded by the natural beauty of Costa Rica. You can enjoy our immaculate beaches, soak in the breathtaking greenery and admire the wildlife – all from the comfort of one resort.
  • Price – while it should not be the deciding factor when choosing a resort, it never hurts to obtain fabulous accommodations at an affordable price. The Ylang Ylang Beach Resort’s prices fit well within any budget. Stay with us during the off-season and save even more.

Originally posted 2012-09-03 19:04:38.