Looking For A Romantic Wedding Reception Venue In Costa Rica?

Tabacon-resort-costa-ricaFinding the perfect spot to get married in Guanacaste, Costa Rica can be a bit challenging when it comes to planning a destination wedding.

In an effort to make it a bit easier, we have organized a list of the best wedding venues to help you started.

As always, if you just want to get some great rates for a wedding in Guanacaste (or even if you just have questions), just fill out our form and one of our planners will contact you directly.

Unlike other companies, our planners specialize in helping couples find the perfect wedding venue in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.

The list below is broken down into several different types of wedding venues. They are:

  1. Hotels and resorts in Guanacaste, Costa Rica
  2. Private villas that can accommodate weddings in Guanacaste, Costa Rica
  3. Churches in Guanacaste, Costa Rica
  4. Cruise Charters
  5. Other

Hotels and resorts in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

There are several hotels and resorts in Guanacaste that provide wedding packages. Some offer all inclusive wedding packages whereas others just provide a banquet hall and catering services along with hotel rooms.

Rio Celeste Hideaway Hotel

Rio Celeste Hideaway Hotel offers three different wedding packages to choose from and they can all be customized, which is very convenient. The hotel is surrounded by the beautiful rainforest and is a very romantic setting. You and your guests will feel like you are in a retreat far away from everything and will experience great service the entire time!

Hotel La Finisterra

Hotel La Finisterra is a wonderful place for a small to medium wedding, as it’s located on a beach front hilltop and is secluded and romantic. You and your guests will enjoy views of the beach and ocean! Breakfast every morning is included and there is a restaurant and bar onsite, pool, jacuzzi, patios, free WiFi and more.

The Hideaway Hotel

The Hideaway Hotel is located on Samara Beach. It’s surrounded by tropical gardens which provides a peaceful and tranquil vibe. Breakfast and wireless internet are complimentary. Amenities include a pool and restaurant and bar! Their wedding planning services are highly recommended and since it’s a minute from the beach, it’s a perfect location.

Hotel Punta Islita

There is so much to do at Hotel Punta Islita that your wedding guests don’t even have to leave the property to have a good time. At the hotel you’ll find freshwater pools, two restaurants, spa, golf course, tennis courts and lush gardens. It’s a place that makes relaxing effortless! The hotel can host your wedding right on the beach that it overlooks.

Borinquen Mountain Resort and Spa

Borinquen Mountain Resort and Spa is a very romantic hotel, which makes it the perfect venue for a wedding! They have two different packages to choose from that are reasonably priced. The resort is in a unique and stunning place, located in the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano mountain range in Guanacaste. They coordinate adventure expeditions for you and your guests, which makes for a fun group vacation full of lasting memories.


There are several private villas in Guanacaste, Costa Rica that can serve as a great location for a destination wedding.

Villa Buena Onda

Villa Buena Onda has a very extensive wedding service and they can take care of all of your needs. Their wedding packages range from $4,500 – $27,500 and for the higher packages you can have up to 50 guests. The villa is a luxury all-inclusive vacation rental that can sleep up to 23 guests. You will have your own full time private chef during your stay!

Villa Deevena

Villa Deevena is a private small hotel that welcomes you and your guests with a beverage right when you arrive! There are only 6 rooms in the villa, making it very secluded and quiet. All rooms face the salt water pool and tropical gardens. Guests rave about the food at the onsite restaurants and bar!

Cruise Charters With Wedding Packages

If you love the open sea, then consider planning your wedding on a cruise charter. Most of these are smaller ships that provide the intimacy that a large cruise ship wedding may lack.


Hibiscus offers private charters for your wedding! How romantic would it be to exchange your vows on a luxury sailboat during sunset? If you don’t want to have your ceremony on board, you can choose just to have your reception on the boat. It would definitely be a unique and fun experience for you and your wedding guests!


Recreo is a villa rental property that offers menus of your choice and a private cook. Wedding packages include spa services, bride’s hair and makeup, photographer and more! The couple will also enjoy a sunset boat ride. Recreo is right near two gorgeous beaches and also has their own horses onsite for you and your guests to go horseback riding!

Churches in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Listed below are churches in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Wherever appropriate, we have added the denomination. If there is any information here that is incorrect, please email us at john@hotelscouter.com and we will have it changed.

Tamarindo Church


Beach Community Church


Iglesia de Cristo

(506) 695-6036


Iglesia de Cristo en Paso Tempisque


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