Wedding Venues Costa Rica, where to get married in Costa Rica?

As a wedding photographer in this incredible country, Costa Rica, I have had the opportunity to know a lot of beautiful venues to get marry here! so I will love to share my favorites 20 venues or places to get marry with photos of the events that I have made there, these venues have everything that you need for a incredible destination wedding in Costa Rica, like beautiful landscape, amazing food, excellent costumer service, clean and save area and mainly the Pura Vida wedding style!

Costa Rica is an incredible place to get marry, we have amazing beaches, beautiful venues in Costa Rica for weddings, many hotels and incredible vendors that can help you with your destination wedding in Costa Rica, the main areas to get marry in Costa Rica are:

  • Guanacaste (the driest part of the country and the most popular to get marry in Costa Rica) you can fin these places to have a wedding in Guanacaste: Tamarindo (one of the most popular place to find a lot of options to get marry ), Papagayo area (Hotel Andaz, Four season, Secrets Papagayo or Mangroove), el Coco beach, Hacienda Pinilla, Reserva Conchal.
  • Costa Rica south are like Manuel Antonio beach, Dominical beach, Peninsula de Osa, Uvita beach and Herradura Beach.
  • Monteverde area you can find a lot of beautiful options  like Belmar hotel
  • San Carlos area, with a lot beautiful hotels close to the volcano and the wedding photos are amazing with that landscape like the beautiful Nayara hotel.
  • Puerto Viejo, Caribe area in Costa Rica and a perfect place to get marry, with a lot of nature and espectacular beaches!

1. Guancaste, Tamarindo, Pangas

Web: http://pangasbeachclubcr.com

Location: Guanacaste, Tamarindo

Capacity: 200 people

This is one of the most popular venues to get marry in Costa Rica, so if you want it for your wedding hurry up! because it is booked so fast, you have this amazing tree and the food is delicious and you will find a lot of hotels where you can have your getting ready and to walking the aisle in this incredible place, you can check one of these wedding here.

p.d. you can have a small or big wedding here.

Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach

 

2. Guanacaste, Tamarindo, Sueños del Mar

Web: http://www.sueno-del-mar.com

Location: Guanacaste, Tamarindo

This is a perfect place for a small and intimate wedding or to elope in Costa Rica, this venue in Tamarindo is so cute and lovely, the rooms are gorgeous and they are so close to the beach!

Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach

3. Manuela Antonio, Costa Verde

Web: https://costaverde.com

Location: Guanacaste, Tamarindo

Capacity: between 50 to 150 people

This hotel has the advantage that you can have your wedding in a beautiful mountain or in Manuel Antonio beach, I recommend these two options, because if you are in Costa Rica for a destination wedding the best options are the mountains or the beach :) you can check this beautiful wedding here.

Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach

4. Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio beach

Manuel Antonio beach has the advantage that you can have wedding in a hotel or to go at the beach and to have a beautiful wedding or to elope in Manuel Antonio! you can check this beautiful elopement here.

Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach

5. Guanacaste, Dreams las Mareas

Web: https://www.dreamsresorts.com/en_us/resorts/costa-rica/las-mareas.html

Location: Guanacaste

Capacity: 200 people

This is an all inclusive hotel in Guanacaste, this venue is perfect for weddings because they have a beautiful beach with white sand and they have a lot of experience with weddings,  you will find everything there and they offer the option to have the reception in the beach with a beautiful lights, it is a easy and great option if you want something in one place!

p.d. you can have a small or big wedding here.

Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach

6. Guanacaste, Four Season hotel 

Web https: https://www.fourseasons.com/es/costarica/

Location: Guanacaste, Papagayo

Capacity: 200 people

This luxury wedding venue in Costa Rica offers different and unique option to get marry, you can choose in the mountain with the beautiful view of papagayo or in the beach, they have amazing food, decoration and you don’t have to worry about anything, I love this place because if you really want to a luxury service this is the right venue and Papagayo is the driest area in Guanacaste so you can come in green season too, you can check this beautiful wedding here.

p.d. you can have a small or big wedding here.

Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach

7. Alajuela, La Paz waterfall wedding

Web https:Waterfall Garden

Location: Alajuela, Costa Ria

Capacity: 10 people

This place is incredible for a elopement in Costa Rica with this amazing waterfall and the bridges around the mountain are so beautiful, you will have an intimate, romantic wedding, elopement or honeymoon, you can check this beautiful elopement here.

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Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach

8. Dominical beach wedding

Location: Dominical beach and Uvita beach

Capacity: 10 people-40 people

Dominical is located in the south of Costa Rica is rainier than Guanacaste and the advantage is you can find more eco friendly hotels or to rent a house, there are a lot of options to houses in this area, you can check this wedding here.

Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach

9. Hacienda Pinilla weddings

Location: Guanacaste

Web: Hacienda Pinilla Beach House

Capacity: 10 people-200 people depends on the area in Hacienda Pinilla and it is one of the few places to offer a beautiful and small church.

Hacienda Pinilla is a residencial and hotel area in Guanacaste you can find Beach Club Hacienda Pinilla or you can rent a house, they have a lot beautiful house to rent, you can have the wedding in the church or if you prefer the beach you can do it too! this venue is perfect because offers different spots and in summer is amazing!

Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach

10. Guancaste, Hacienda Pinilla Houses

Web: https://www.stayintamarindo.com

Capacity: 10-40 people depends on the area house in Hacienda Pinilla

Hacienda Pinilla is a residencial and hotel area in Guanacaste you can find  a lot of houses and for wedding venues they are perfect, with the beach so close and a safe, clean and beautiful area in Guanacaste.

Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach

11. Santa Teresa, Santa Teresa weddings

Web:

Banana beach wedding

Hotel tropical latino

Hotel Latitud 10

Capacity: 10-100 people

Santa Teresa is one of the most beautiful places to get marry in Costa Rica, you can find a lot of venues like houses, hotels and delicious restaurants too, it is perfect for destination weddings in Costa Rica, consider if you arrive in San Jose you will need to across the ocean with a ferry to get in Santa Teresa, this kind of trip is great to know a different part of Costa Rica.

Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach

12. Llanos del Cortes waterfall Guanacaste Bagaces

Capacity: 10 people

This is a public waterfall in Costa Rica, Guanacaste, Bagaces, it is amazing, unique and incredible place to have a small wedding or to elope in Costa Rica, it has a magic light and the access is so easy, just consider the wedding day  during week, because weekend is imposible, it is one of my favorite places, affordable and incredible!

Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach

13. Manuel Antonio weddings, Punto de Vista

Web: Punto de Vista 

Capacity: 10-50 people depends on the area house in Hacienda Pinilla

This venue for wedding in Costa Rica is located in Manuel Antonio, it is an amazing and huge house, with a unique design and it is perfect for the getting ready and the wedding reception, they have an incredible staff and you can feel the private and the jungle in the same place, it is perfect for weddings.

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14. Tamarindo, Casa Puro Dieces

Web: https://www.stayintamarindo.com/rentals/properties/casa-puros-dieces/

Location: Tamarindo

Capacity: 50

This Venus is located in Tamarindo is a perfect place to have an intimate wedding, you will need to hire rentals, food and a wedding planner and you can have the wedding in the beach (in this case the wedding planner is necessary) and the reception in the house.

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15. San Carlos, Hotel Nayara weddings

Web: https://www.arenalnayara.com/index.html

Location: San Carlos

This incredible venue in La Fortuna San Carlos, it is the perfect venue to have the volcano and the waterfall close to each other, if you really want a forest experience this place is awesome, just consider to get to the waterfall we have to walk a lot and it is part of the adventure! and if the weather is right we can have the volcano in the photos, the area is so rainy during some months, so the best option is summer in order to see the volcano too.

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16. Guanacaste, Nosara

Web:

bodhi tree yoga resort.com

Nosara beach hotel

Hacienda Barrigona

Capacity: 50 to 100 people

Nosara is one of the most exotic areas in Costa Rica and you can find a lot of beautiful and unique venues for weddings, elopements or honeymoon, you can find incredible beaches and hotels that offer exclusive design in your wedding, Nosara is amazing for weddings because you feel the nature and the Costa Rica Paradise.

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17. Guanacaste, Reserva Conchal

Location: Guanacaste

Web: Reserva Conchal

Capacity: 10 people-200 people depends on the area in Reserva Conchal

Reserva Conchal is a residencial and hotel area in Guanacaste you can find Westin or Reserva Conchal or you can rent a house, they have a lot beautiful house to rent, you can have the wedding in the church or if you prefer the beach you can do it too! this venue is perfect because offers different spots and in summer is amazing! you can check wedding here.

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18. Puerto Viejo wedding

Web:

https://www.lecameleonhotel.com/es/weddings/

https://www.hotelaguasclaras.com

Capacity: 50 people

Puerto Viejo is located in Limón Costa Rica and it is one of the most beautiful and unique areas for destination wedding in Costa Rica, the only thing is people don’t know a lot about Puerto Viejo, but it is an amazing place for weddings or to elope here, you can rent a beautiful house or to have a small wedding in Le Cameleon Hotel or Hotel Aguas Claras, you only need a wedding planner to have an organized wedding and don’t have bad surprised because as a Costa Rica little town the vendors or the experience in weddings is less than for example Guanacaste, so I recommend a wedding planner if you want a wedding Puerto Viejo.

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19. Dominical beach wedding, Peninsula de Osa

Web: Blue Osa retreat and yoga

Capacity: 50 people

Peninsula de Osa is one of the most exotic and paradise place in Costa Rica for weddings and if you really want to be far away of the city and to have a real destination jungle wedding Blue Osa is perfect, check this wedding here

This part of Costa Rica is so eco friendly and you will feel in the real jungle, it is similar than Puerto Viejo but less rainy, just consider you will need a planner to have everything done perfeclty!

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20. Guanacaste, Papagayo Hotel Andaz weddings and Prieta Beach Club Papagayo

Web: Hotel Andaz

Prieta Beach Club Papagayo

Capacity: 300 people

These beautiful hotel and beach club are part of the Papagayo area (you can find Four season, secrets, Mangroove) hotel Andaz is one of the most luxury wedding venues in Papagayo Costa Rica, you will find beautiful rooms, incredible beach and high standard customer service and if you want a big party you can have Prieta beach club, the good news is Hotel Andaz recently expanded and you can have a big events too, definitely an amazing options for weddings or elopement in Costa Rica.

Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
Wedding Venues Costa Rica destination beach
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21. Guancaste, Tamarindo beach, Casa Bali

Web: Casa Bali

Capacity: 50 people

This incredible house is perfect for an intimate wedding or to elope in Costa Rica, its unique design and the beautiful landscape made this house amazing.

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