Intimate Real Wedding in Tamarindo

For a match made in 2015 Tinder, Karina and Chris, tying the knot overseas lent the opportunity to keep their guest list short and vacation with their nearest and dearest in Tamarindo, Costa Rica.  “I had asked my sister where she would like to go on vacation and she was torn between Hawaii and Costa…

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Costa Rica Beach Wedding at Las Catalinas

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Marybeth and Jason were watching a Netflix show one night that featured destination weddings. Newly engaged, witnessing this sparked the idea of getting married somewhere tropical and easy to get to– it’d be a vacation for all! The quaint beach town of Las Catalinas, Costa Rica beckoned their arrival. “We were then lucky to find…

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A Villa Punto de Vista Wedding in Costa Rica

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Ditch the traditional wedding and say “pura vida” to forever! Jaynie and Carlos’s love story took them from a charming online meet-cute to a breathtaking destination wedding at Villa Punto de Vista in Costa Rica.  A Match Made in OkCupid! Jaynie and Carlos’s story began on the old dating site OkCupid. Their first date, a…

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Costa Rica Volcano Wedding

Known for harboring tree frogs, jaguars and Costa Rica’s most active volcano, Arenal Volcano National Park, a protected area in northern Costa Rica, will forever be a special landmark in Amanda and Ryan’s love story.  The couple originally met in true sitcom fashion, Amanda lived in the same apartment complex as Ryan’s best friend. One…

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Boho Wedding at Sueno del Mar in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a country known for its ability to force one to slow down and live life with a true sense of “pura vida.” For Emily and Rex, this made the Central American country immediately appealing to celebrate one of the most special days in their lives as a couple. Read on for more…

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Majestic Nuptials in Costa Rica

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A humble Denver coffee shop was the starting point for Matt and Taylor’s journey. As Matt fondly recalls, “Just a simple twist of fate, really. We worked together at a coffee shop in Denver and right away we became friends.” Their love story unfolded gradually. Taylor reflects on those early days, saying, “We spent a…

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Costa Rican Rainforest Wedding

Cassandra and Steven’s love transcended continents and brought them together in a serendipitous encounter through social media. Their love story blossomed, and they knew they had found their soulmate on their very first date. Fast forward to a magical day in the heart of the Costa Rican rainforest, where they tied the knot with an…

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Mountaintop Costa Rica Wedding

After the chaos of 2020, Anna and Stafford wanted to celebrate their marriage by giving themselves and their families the opportunity to get away. Months of planning resulted in a breathtaking Costa Rican mountaintop ceremony and a joyous weekend of celebrating love. “We both dreamed of getting married in a more intimate setting, and fortunately…

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Wedding Venues in The Caribbean & Latin America

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From dreamy Caribbean getaways to cosmopolitan city destinations, Marriott properties in the region offer a variety of indoor and outdoor event/venue spaces that are perfect for every type of wedding or social gathering. Marriott International gave us a little snap shot into the vibe, amenities and uniqueness of each gorgeous property below! The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba  With white-sand beaches and various…

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Carefree Costa Rica Real Wedding

Ashley and Corey on the beach

After being an inseparable couple for 11 years, Ashley and Corey decided to tie the knot. But they didn’t want a traditional wedding that would just go by in the blink of an eye. That’s when the idea of a destination wedding started to look more and more ideal. “Instead of having only one day…

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