Tortuga Island, Costa Rica

A fun day trip to take with friends, family, or your loved one. Venture off the beaches of Montezuma in the morning on a speedboat to Tortuga Island, Costa Rica. The 45 minute boat ride will take you along the coast to see quiet, undeveloped beaches, a waterfall, and small islands. Land at Tortuga Island, a beautiful white sand beach, with palm trees, and turquoise clear waters. Enjoy some snorkeling and a prepared BBQ lunch on the beach. Tortuga Island also offers many different types of activities like jet skiing, kayaking, and a banana boat. There is wildlife to see and a gift shop to explore. Enjoy a great day on the island!

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Banana boat adventure at Tortuga Island.

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An aerial view of Tortuga Island.

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Boat Ride to Tortuga Island


Beach Vacation in Costa Rica

A visit to Costa Rica is not complete without checking out the beautiful beaches. Costa Rica has many small beach towns and incredible beaches. Our beach front property and units offer the perfect space to enjoy Costa Rica’s beaches. Each beach is different. Some are better for swimming, surfing, boogie boarding, wading, or snorkeling, but all are beautiful to see and explore. The green trees provide wonderful shade and space to hang a hammock and the ocean is so warm that you can relax in it all day. Check out some of our favorite local beaches below.

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Family Beach Suite in Costa Rica

Traveling with a larger family can get complicated and expensive. Our family beach suite in Costa Rica is perfect to accommodate your family in one room for an affordable price. Our rates include breakfast and dinner. Therefore taking care of feeding the whole family during your trip. The family beach suite includes two queen beds on the main floor, a loft with a king bed, air conditioning, hot water, a large bathroom, and an balcony with an ocean view. It can hold up to 6 guests total, but is more ideal for 4-5 people. family vacation costa ricabeach vacation costa rica family trip costa rica

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Costa Rica Beach Bungalows

What could be better than taking a tropical vacation right on the beach? Toes in the sand, sleeping to the sound of the waves, morning dips in the ocean. Our Costa Rica beach bungalows are perfect for your relaxing getaway. Our beach front bungalows open their doors right up to the beach. Just steps from the sand and sea. Our beach bungalows are private, stand alone units, with a large terrace and lounge chairs.

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Costa Rica Beach Vacation

beach view costa ricaA Costa Rica beach vacation is exactly what you need now that the winter cold has hit! Our beach front resort offers private bungalows with ocean views or garden views, family suites and standard rooms with ocean views, and a few specialized bungalows and units. Our bungalows and specialized units offer privacy and seclusion from other hotel guests. Our family rooms offer enough space for you to bring your family and comfortably enjoy a room together.

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Our beach paths take you right down to the beach, just steps away from all of our rooms. Almost all of our rooms have beach and ocean views making it the perfect beach vacation!YlangYlang30 beach front bugalow

 

Yoga in Costa Rica

Yoga in Costa Rica has become very popular. Here in Montezuma, there are a number of different yoga studios and a retreat center for those interested in getting certified as a yoga teacher. Here at Ylang Ylang Beach Resort, we have a beautiful beach front yoga studio. Our yoga studio offers classes twice a day, everyday at 8:15am and 4:30pm. We have a number of different styles of yoga including Vinyasa, Hatha and Kundalini for all levels. The classes are suitable for beginners, intermediates and advanced students. Our teachers are from all over the world, but have all found home in Montezuma. The yoga community in Montezuma offers a number of different types of classes and special workshops. We are fortunate to have many great teachers passing through who offer new insight and styles.

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Happy New Year from Ylang Ylang Beach Resort!

Happy New Year from Ylang Ylang Beach Resort! We hope 2016 is off to a great start. We had a fabulous end of the year, with a wonderful Christmas dinner buffet with a live acoustic guitarist and our big New Year’s Eve party which included a dinner buffet, live music, dancing, performances,fire dancing and fireworks. 200 people rang in the new year with us celebrating late into the night! A fun evening was had by all!

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Horseback Riding in Costa Rica

Horseback riding in Costa Rica is exciting adventure. The tour takes you along the beach and through the jungle and ends at the small waterfall of El Chorro. One of 7 waterfalls in the world that drops into the ocean. Explore the river, jungle and beaches on horseback. The experienced guide will take you up and down hills and beaches, until you arrive at the waterfall, where you will be given time to take a swim or explore the area. river rocks Horseback Riding in Costa Rica Horseback Riding in Costa Rica Cocalito Waterfall

Montezuma Beach

Ylang Ylang Beach Resort is located right on the beaches of Montezuma. Many of the rooms are just steps from the sand and ocean. The beaches of Montezuma are beautiful with clean, warm water and soft sand. Both sunrise and sunset offer some beautiful colors. Montezuma beach stretches from the other side of town past Ylang Ylang, offering plenty of places to sit back and relax.

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Montezuma, Costa Rica

Our little town of Montezuma, Costa Rica is a laid back and enjoyable spot to explore. There are a number of shops and restaurants to check out, selling many types of clothing and souvenirs. Montezuma is also filled with a many artisan tables selling handmade jewelry and crafts. Montezuma is very small and easily walk-able. Montezuma, Costa Rica

Montezuma is sandwiched between two beautiful beaches. With plenty of sun, shade and surf for everyone. The water temperature is very warm all year round and perfect for swimming. Montezuma has a number of interesting restaurants to try, from typical Costa Rican food to American and European cuisine.

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