This hotel is located in the Nicoya Peninsula and 10 minutes’ drive from Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve. It features free Wi-Fi, full access to the Ylang Ylang Resort’s beach and swimming pool located 10-15 minutes' walk from Sano Banano. The rooms are regionally decorated with colorful blankets, and include air conditioning and safety box. Some rooms overlook the street, while others have views of the building's inside. The bathrooms are private and have shower. This property is 30 minutes’ walk from Montezuma Waterfall and a 30 minute drive from Curu National Refuge. Juan Santamaria International Airport is 4 hours’ drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Free private parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 twin bed
and
1 full bed
2 full beds
3 twin beds
and
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
and
1 full bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.0
Facilities
7.8
Cleanliness
8.6
Comfort
8.4
Value for money
7.7
Location
9.2
Free Wifi
8.7
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Michael
    United States of America United States of America
    Great location,just around the corner from the town square, which steps down to the beach. Excellent food. We were able to use Yiang Yiangs pool. The manager Jairo was a gem of a human being and very accommodating.
  • Dana
    United States of America United States of America
    This hostel was accommodating to our last-minute booking. It was clean and central to everything in town. The restaurant it was above was very delicious. Very easy to check in and out. Beds were comfortable. Shower worked well. Walkable to...
  • Laura
    United States of America United States of America
    The staff was ready for us despite a last-minute booking. they graciously spoke English to us, which was very welcome after a particularly long day traveling. The air conditioner worked wonderfully. The bed and pillows were unexpectedly...

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      Mexican • Seafood • Local • International
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner • High tea • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional • Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of El Sano Banano Beachside Hotel

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Wifi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Private beach area
Outdoors
  • Beachfront
  • Private beach area
  • Garden
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling
    Additional charge
  • Horseback riding
    Additional charge
  • Diving
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
    Additional charge
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Street parking
Services
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Tour desk
  • Packed lunches
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Convenience store on site
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Spa
  • Yoga classes
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples' massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

El Sano Banano Beachside Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Check-out

From 6:30 AM to 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Discover Diners Club American Express Cash El Sano Banano Beachside Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note that the credit card presented at check-in must match the name on the reservation.

The credit card details provided are used to secure your room and will be charged on the date stated in the cancelation policy. If your reservation is made within the cancelation period, your card will be charged immediately. The card will be tested at the time of booking to ensure its validity.

Swimming pool is located a beautiful and short 10-15 minutes' walk along the beach.

Please note free parking is available but spaces are limited and not guaranteed.

FAQs about El Sano Banano Beachside Hotel

  • Room options at El Sano Banano Beachside Hotel include:

    • Triple
    • Quad
    • Double
    • Family

  • El Sano Banano Beachside Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Beachfront
    • Head massage
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Foot massage
    • Walking tours
    • Bicycle rental
    • Horseback riding
    • Private beach area
    • Movie nights
    • Full-body massage
    • Beach
    • Couples' massage
    • Bike tours
    • Hand massage
    • Themed dinners
    • Back massage
    • Happy hour
    • Yoga classes
    • Neck massage

  • The prices at El Sano Banano Beachside Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at El Sano Banano Beachside Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • El Sano Banano Beachside Hotel is 350 feet from the center of Montezuma. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The nearest beach is 1,000 feet from El Sano Banano Beachside Hotel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • El Sano Banano Beachside Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant