Ashley and Adam wanted a rustic beach wedding that spoke to being in Costa Rica. Pangas Beach Club in Tamarindo was the perfect location. It was private, on the beach, fabulous food and a great crowd of friends and family to support the new couple. It turned out to be a fun party with the focus on music to get everyone up and dancing. Guests came from all over the world to be part of this celebration. Continue reading “Scottish Wedding at Pangas Beach Club Tamardindo” »
Lilly and Morgan met in high school in Costa Rica. They dated through college and made their home in Canada. Their guests came from all over the world to celebrate their wedding at Zephyr Palace. Continue reading “Lilli & Morgan’s Wedding at Zephyr Palace” »
Anna and Nate met while coaching gymnastics. The proposal happened at the Grand Canyon. It made sense for this active couple to have their wedding on the beach at Playa Langosta. They wanted their friends and family to experience Costa Rica with a fun, unique, unforgettable and original wedding. Continue reading “Vegan Wedding At Longosta Beach” »
Zephyr Palace was the backdrop for Mandy & Tom’s wedding. We met last year when they came here for a tasting and to check out the venue. Mandy had a clear vision and it was a pleasure to work with her to bring this wedding to life. Since they rented out all the rooms at Zephyr Palace the after party by the pool went on into the wee hours of the night. Their friends and family really knew how to enjoy a wedding celebration. The decor featured blues, corals, and white. Let’s take a peek at their wedding. Continue reading “Mandy & Tom’s Wedding at Zephyr Palace” »
The summer Julian and Susan met was unexpected. During a trip to Thailand, each had no clue they were about to meet their best friend, their soul mate and today, their forever. Continue reading “Caribbean Wedding in Costa Rica” »
Manuel Antonio boasts one of the most beautiful national parks in Costa Rica. The white sand beaches lends itself to be the perfect spot for a wedding. Continue reading “Beach Wedding at Discovery Beach House in Manuel Antonio” »
When planning a second marriage priorities are usually different from the first time around. Often the ceremony includes a blended family. This wedding was no different and Fabrizio was included in the planning. Continue reading “Hippy wedding the second time around” »
Once in awhile,
Right in the middle of an ordinary life,
Love gives us a fairy tale.
~ Anonymous ~My last post focused on tropical flowers. This time I want to look at other types of colorful decor for your wedding. Continue reading “Choosing the right flowers to express your feelings..part 2” »
A simple wedding on the beach turning out to be an all day- all night celebration. Nick and Beatrice chose the beautiful beach in Manuel Antonio for their wedding. Everything started early in the morning.
Continue reading “Mescal Inspired Wedding Day” »
Michelle and Chris were all about having a great wedding celebration. The backdrop was Zephyr Palace at Villa Caletas. The day was sunny and the ceremony took place in front of the infinity pool with an incredible view of the ocean. Continue reading “Michelle and Chris – Wedding at Zephyr Palace” »
Angie and Kevin had been dating long distance from the Texas to Canada. They tied the knot at the Grand Papagayo Resort. Their ceremony overlooked the large arc-shaped Culebra Bay. The world-class beaches in Northern Guanacaste are spectacular. The resort is adults only and all-inclusive. Close to the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano and right on the ocean makes this a perfect location for a wedding. The day was romantic and full of charm.
I’ve noticed many changes in what the bride and groom envision for their wedding over the past 9 years. Ann Taylor nailed many of changes in her article in the Huffington Post. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/anne-naylor/trending-7-key-traits-fou_b_5976102.html?utm_hp_ref=destination-weddings. Continue reading “Millenial Weddings Dare to Be Different” »
I’m often asked how a couple can make their wedding special and incorporate the help and personality of their guests and family. Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt knocked this concept out of the park. The wedding was very laid back and focused on their family. Angela Jolie’s Versace wedding gown had a traditional fitted bodice and full skirt. What made this look stand out was her children’s art work hand-sewn into the veil. Talk about setting a trend. I can see this veil being passed down to her daughters. I envision many brides embracing this look for 2015. Their wedding cake was designed and made by their children. The “naked wedding cake” will also be a trend for this upcoming year. It’s a cake without icing.
The couple met at a Tae Kwon Do class when they were in elementary school. Years later while vacationing in Bimini Jason proposed getting down on one knee. It wasn’t surprising to hear that they wanted a romantic, intimate and fun wedding in Costa Rica.
Fiorella an event planner knew exactly what she wanted. As designers we both knew everything was in the details. A nautical theme with a color palate of navy and yellow added to the richness of this wedding.
A clear tent with a yellow rose petal aisle along with a canopy featuring yellow lilies framed the ceremony which took place on the lawn in front of the ocean.
Driving into the resort you’ll pass through a palm lined manicured drive bringing you through the golf course and finally the reception area of the resort. It is a beautiful drive via a windy road forcing you to take your time and enjoy the scenery. The Four Seasons is all about comfort, great service and finding ways to pamper their guests – a wonderful beach wedding destination.
Tiffanie and Bryan have been together many years and wanted an intimate, romantic, elegant wedding ceremony and reception.
When looking over your wedding budget you may ask yourself is this really worth the cost. There are a few items that can really make the day spectacular and consideration should be given to keeping these splurges.
Brides prefer the beach? Yes!
The beaches in Costa Rica are beautiful and not as crowded as beaches in the US and Mexico. I love it when I can find a secluded beach for a ceremony. Guests are often surprised see monkeys and iguanas that watch the ceremony from the top of the trees There is nothing like a reception right in front of the ocean. Some of my favorite sites for beach weddings are Manuel Antonio, Playa Hermosa, Playa Portrero, Flamingo, and the Caribbean.
February 17, 2014
After 12 years and two kids together Burgess got down on bended knee and asked Rachelle to marry him! Their family was taking a two week vacation in Manuel Antonio and this was the perfect opportunity for their wedding on the beach.