best wedding venues in costa rica
Best Wedding Venues in Costa Rica

What are the best wedding venues in Costa Rica?

Costa Rica has literally hundreds of wedding venues to choose from for you destination wedding. So where do you start? Here is a list of my favorite wedding venues with key details like which weddings are better for larger weddings, and which ones are best for elopements.  Also, find the best wedding venues at the beach, and the ones up higher in mountains. 

Just click on the venue below to see its own resource page.

 

punto de vista weddingPunto de Vista

The villa boasts 10 gorgeous suites, each with a unique color scheme and design. Some are perfect for accommodating families. There is such variety that everyone will find something they just are in love with!  This is what makes Punto de Vista such a great spot for a destination wedding. Having space for up to 27 guests means that your bridal party and/or closest family members can all stay right here on the property but everyone has their own space in which to relax and enjoy themselves.

 

What if you want to go horseback riding on the beach one day, and spend the next having the spectacular wedding of your dreams? Complete, of course, with beautiful decor, delicious food, and the best toe-tapping tunes to get your guests dancing all night long.

The answer is Costa Verde. Nestled in the jungles of Manuel Antonio it’s just 300 yards from the beach by the world famous Manuel Antonio National Park. Costa Verde has everything you need to create the wedding of your dreams.

 

The Gaia Hotel and Reserve has truly found a way to mesh luxury with exotic jungle living. This 5-star eco-friendly resort is tucked into the rainforest just a few minutes from the famed Manuel Antonio National Park. The rooms are all scattered throughout the forested hillside, offering both privacy to the occupants as well as an unparalleled view of the Pacific Ocean. You can bet the sunset view is absolutely fabulous from up there!

 

wide shot of the garden ceremony siteDoce Lunas Hotel in Jaco

Looking for a stress-free, eco-conscious spot for a wedding in the jungle?  Doce Lunas Hotel in Jacó is the perfect place for people who truly want a luxurious, low-key wedding in the jungle. With only 20 rooms on 5 acres of meticulously landscaped jungle gardens, you don’t have to worry about fighting for a good spot by the pool. There will never be droves of other guests to contend with as you might see at the bigger resorts. 

 

Take a stroll with your partner through the grounds to enjoy beautiful Costa Rican flora and maybe even some fauna. Continue out onto the beach at sunset to enjoy a spectacular show as the sun dips down into the ocean. Warm, salty sea breezes will delight your senses and help make your stay the relaxing experience a tropical vacation should be.  And you’ll see why Langosta Beach Club Weddings are the best.

 

Choosing an all-inclusive venue like Hotel Riu Guanacaste makes wedding planning a breeze. You’re coming to paradise to enjoy a special moment in your life, after all, so why not enjoy it?

Let’s take a look at what Riu Guanacaste and Riu Palace Costa Rica have to offer destination wedding couples.

 

If you are looking for a destination wedding that is the epitome of elegant and stylish, look no further than Villa Caletas Costa Rica . This luxurious resort is perched up on a ridge overlooking the Pacific Ocean near the beachside city of Jacó, Costa Rica.  Thanks to its strategic location, the resort boasts sweeping ocean and jungle views from virtually everywhere.

Hotel Mariposa Wedding Costa RicaLa Mariposa Hotel

La Mariposa Hotel (or butterfly for those of you that don’t speak Spanish) is just as beautiful as the delicate creature that is its namesake. The hotel is perched atop Manuel Antonio’s highest point, like the loveliest jewel in the crown. And this jewel is most certainly lovely. From the hotel’s wraparound infinity pool to its carefully maintained tropical gardens, everywhere you look there is something to delight your sense of sight.

 

Best wedding venues in Costa Rica playa fantasia

Playa Fantasía: A Wedding Catamaran Tour to a Fantasy World

There are those who love adventure, who want to do something different for their wedding. For them, a destination wedding where they can say “I do” on a an exotic beach is far more appealing than a traditional wedding in their hometown.

Then, there are those who want to take things up a notch.

For those, there are venues like Playa Fantasía — the ultimate in a beach wedding experience. And the best part? You can only get there by boat.

 

Looking for luxury lodging while staying in sustainable and gorgeous natural surroundings?  You and your beloved are sure to have a lovely time at Arenas del Mar in Costa Rica.

This beautiful hotel was awarded the Five Sustainability Leaf Award. It is the first Costa Rican luxury hotel to have received that award along with a Five Star Rating.  We all know how important environmental impact is nowadays, and this makes Arenas del Mar the perfect option for your wedding or elopement.

 

Need more ideas for your wedding?

Click here to head back to Where to Get Married in Costa Rica, for more general details about regions and which venues are in which parts of Costa Rica.

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