Where to Get Married in Costa Rica

 

Where to Have Your Wedding in Costa Rica

Once in Costa Rica, you might think that you are in a dream. This country, located on a narrow isthmus between North and South America, is a real natural reserve. It is home to hundreds of species of birds and butterflies, crocodiles, snakes, and wild predators. There are more than a hundred volcanos in the country. Here you can swim in deep rivers, walk through the jungle, get acquainted with the local flora and fauna, soak up the white beaches, and dive into the blue waters of the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific ocean.

The Beauty Of Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of the most important treasures of the world's flora and fauna. It is home to 850 species of birds. In its rainforest, you can see and appreciate all the diversity of the animal world on our planet.

On the territory of the country, there are 120 volcanoes, the slopes of which are covered with the tropical vegetation of the famous "cloud forests". In this small country, there is a huge number of natural national parks, caves, historical sites, archaeological sites, and picturesque natural sites such as waterfalls, mountains, and river valleys. 

You will be pleased to walk through the streets of the capital of Costa Rica. The downtown of San Jose mostly resembles European than Latin American cities. Catholic cathedrals, which were built here in the nineteenth century are very similar to the ancient Spanish temples.

You can visit "Jurassic Park", created on the site of the filming of the film by Steven Spielberg. There are breathtaking mountain landscapes of the park with rare relict plants remained almost the same as millions of years ago. In the jungle, there are funny rubber sculptures imitating different breeds of dinosaurs. Tourists travel in special vans with an open top.

You will also see the famous Turtle Island. On a sunny morning, turtles crawl to the shore. Local children sometimes ride on their backs. But to adults, these rides are prohibited. Turtles are protected by the law and armed patrol.

 

You will have the opportunity to make a trip to the volcano Irazu. The air near its crater is saturated with vapors and, according to the guides, is very healing. The main thing is not to overdo it, and it is recommended not to spend more than an hour on the very top of Irazu as too large doses of evaporation can harm health.

Places for a Wedding Ceremony in Costa Rica

You can have your wedding ceremony anywhere in the country:

  • near the ocean;
  • at the foot or crater of a volcano;
  • near a waterfall;
  • in the jungle;
  • in a gazebo by the sea.

Hotels on the beaches of Costa Rica offer special programs for newlyweds, which include a room decorated with flowers, a welcome cocktail, wine, fruit in the room, and a romantic candlelight dinner.

Playa Conchal, the Westin Resort & Spa

A symbolic wedding ceremony can be held at this luxurious Spa resort. It is all-inclusive and located on Playa Conchal beach, in a 45-minute drive from Guanacaste international airport. It offers a gym, tennis courts, an outdoor pool, and a SPA.

The spacious and air-conditioned rooms and suites with a balcony, a lounge with a TV, a minibar, a coffee maker, and many other facilities.

The Westin Playa Conchal Resort & SPA offers a wide range of bars and restaurants serving continental, Latin American, Asian, and Italian cuisine. Room service is available.

There is a 24-hour front reception. Bicycle and car rental services are available at the tour desk. Free parking is available. The property is next to the Conchal Golf course. Activities in the surrounding area include snorkelling and kayaking.