Why you want to get married in Costa Rica


Nature as your sanctuary
Costa Rica has varied ecology and more than 30% of the country’s areas are nationally protected in parks or preserves. Whether it be tropical beaches, pristine waters, rainforests, mountains, or volcanoes, Costa Rica has something for all.



Inspired affordable venues
Costa Rica contains all levels of development from demure settings to international luxury. You can get married anywhere from an eco-rainforest lodge, to a beach-side B&B, to a quaint coffee plantation, to a romantic tropical hotel, or a luxury five star resort.


Agreeable weather
Costa Rica’s temperature is warm and varied throughout the country dependant upon the elevation. Most of the country features sunshine nearly year-round; therefore, even during the “wet season” you can get married.


Safe and tourist friendly
Costa Rica is a safe, stable, affordable country known for the hospitality of its people. Affectionately called “Ticos”, the locals are nice, caring, and add to the country’s reputation as the “Switzerland of the Americas”.


Easy to get to
Several affordable flights arrive daily from major hubs in the US and Europe to both San Jose and Liberia International airports.


Something for everyone
On top of just exploring the natural beauty, Costa Rica has a wide range of activities to enjoy before and after you get married. Renowned world-class surfing and sport fishing headline the list. There is an abundance of exciting canopy tours, golf courses, scuba diving, horseback riding, bird-watching, ATV tours, sailing, snorkeling, white water rafting, mountain biking, and much more.


No legal headaches
The legal process of getting married in Costa Rica is simple and handled by a Costa Rican attorney. The attorney handles all paperwork with the Embassy and your internationally recognized marriage license certifies the wedding.


International quality and standard

The mix of people in this paradise has infused the country with International influence clearly seen in the affordable quality food, wine, and service that is available to you.


Wedding flowers, decorations, and details
Costa Rica grows 9,000 flowering plants, so you can choose from a wide variety as you decorate your ceremony and reception. You can select all types of music too, from international DJs to local live bands.


Affordable value
Bridal Magazine rates Costa Rica among the top 5 for “great value” affordable wedding destinations. Wedding costs are at least 50% less than a comparable wedding in the United States and abroad.