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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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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Costa Rica Destination Wedding Redo

The holidays hold a special meaning for Joe and Jen. They met while at a holiday party in San Francisco and in 2018, got engaged over Christmas. Joe popped the question when it was just the two of them because, as he recalls, “a proposal is the most private moment a couple can have.” They…

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Totally Tropical Costa Rica Wedding

Amidst the lush greenery of a Costa Rican rainforest, Dana and Vincent recited their vows surrounded by their closest family and friends. As nature lovers, the couple knew they wanted their wedding to be an adventure in the great outdoors. Saying “I do” in Costa Rica made sense because of the endless options for outdoor…

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A Planner’s Real Costa Rica Wedding

Costarican Culture

As a destination wedding planner since 2008, today’s bride, Susan, had done numerous weddings with different celebrations, styles, color palettes. She knew that when her time came, she wanted to do something very different. In Costa Rican culture the focus is on good food, good drinks, lots of dancing and music. And, of course, laughs…

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Pura Vida in Costa Rica

Romantic Beginning

Latin America is for Lovers Getting married amidst the sights and sounds of a tropical rainforest is one romantic beginning! If you love the beach, crave adventure and relish the beauty of nature, then Andaz Costa Rica Resort at Peninsula Papagayo is idyllic for your destination wedding. Just under six hours fly time from Los…

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How to Create a Floral Fantasy

International event designer, Karen Tran is known for her over-the-top, jaw-dropping style of abundance and creativity. Sought after by couples around the world, this floral architect not only designs destination weddings but teaches a professional master class, The Floral Experience, in exotic locales fit to tie the knot in. On the heels of a recent…

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Costa Rican Real Wedding

Gorgeous Bride

Rohid Ahmed and Radha Morar wanted a wedding that fused the traditional ceremonies of their heritages with the intimacy often brought by a destination wedding. They so eloquently answered our questions that we left the couple’s answers to share their Costa Rica wedding journey and advice best! Why did you choose to do a destination…

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A Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica Wedding

Put Yourself FIrst

Megan and Jake enjoy adventure, nature and making memories through the experiences they share together. That’s why their decision to have a destination wedding in Costa Rica was nothing less than fitting. “Our friends and family were very excited with our decision,” says the bride. “Many of them arrived before our wedding or stayed after…

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A Guanacaste, Costa Rica Wedding

Celebratory Vacation

Ashley and Zach are huge travelers, which made a Costa Rica destination wedding a no-brainer. Inspired by a fabulous trip they had taken before, the couple decided that Lola’s at Playa Avellanas was the perfect location for their big day. “Zach’s family is from Wisconsin, Ashley’s from Canada and a lot of our friends are…

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