1. Q. What is Ylang Ylang [ee-lang - ee-lang]?
A. It is a yellow tropical flower, originally from Indonesia, that is known to promote creativity, sensuality, and exuberance. There are a few Ylang Ylang trees around the resort grounds.
2. Q. Can we walk into town at night time?
A. Yes, our beach hotel is located just a 10-15 minute walk from Montezuma center. There are flashlights available upon request at the Front Desk. It is a beautiful walk at any time of the month, either with the bright full moon or the infinite stars during the new moon.
3. Q. Will we see animals at the resort?
A. Yes, the resort is home to many kinds of wild animals including white-face monkeys, howler monkeys, agoutis, iguanas and many others. You can see pictures of our local wildlife on our Resort Wildlife Page on this website.
4. Q. What is the weather like in tropical Montezuma?
A. The dry season begins in December and ends in April. In this season, a bright blue sky and few to no clouds are most typical. It is hot (approximately 90 F), sunny and relatively humid. Rainy season tends to start in late April/early May. In this season, the weather often fluctuates and there can be days of an exciting tropical downpour or days full of sunshine. It is most common that it rains in the evening/night time and is sunny during the day. The weather is typically warm (approximately 80 F), sunny to cloudy, and very humid. Bring a light sweater because it could drop to 75 F at night time! September and October are the rainiest months in Montezuma.
Note: This all being said, you just never really know with tropical weather! The above is just a guideline to give you an idea of our tropical seasons. Enjoy!