Frequently Asked Questions
Santa Teresa offers stunning natural beauty, pristine beaches, a relaxed atmosphere, and a variety of venue options to suit different preferences and guest lists. Santa Teresa offers the perfect blend of tropical paradise and modern amenities, which makes it an amazing option for your wedding guests to enjoy an unforgetable celebration.
For the wedding ceremony itself, we offer a range of venue options, including beachfront villas, Banana Beach Restaurant, and oceanview villas. Each option has its own unique selling points, and depending on the number of your guests and vision for your wedding, we will recommend the perfect option. You can see our options ____here____
We’ve done weddings that range in size from 3 people (just the groom, bride, and officiant) to large wedding celebrations of over 200 wedding guests. And we have room for more. We can accommodate anything from intimate gatherings to large celebrations.
After understanding your needs we will present you a personalized package detailing what is included in the price, and what requires an extra fee. There is no set answer, but things like setup, tables, chairs, dance floor, wait staff, meal, limited bar, and speaker system are usually included in the base price, and things like DJs, performers, open bar, tents, and additional services and amenities can come with an extra fee.
Yes, we have veteran wedding planners available who can assist with the coordination of your destination wedding. They can help with meal planning, logistics, and event management. They’ll be in touch with you from the beginning until after it is all done.
Yes! There are many ways to get to Santa Teresa, and your wedding planner will help you arrange the best way for all your guests to and from Santa Teresa.
The Villas are private, and exclusive to you. According to Costa Rican law, the first 50 meters of the beach is public, and anyone has access to it. When doing a wedding in Banana Beach, you have the option to rent out the whole restaurant for your event, or rent out a section, with the restaurant still open to the public.
Yes! We offer accommodations in Banana Beach Hotel, Peace Loft Santa Teresa, as well as Luxury villas in the area. Based on the number of your guests, we will recommend lodging nearby for your wedding guests.
The high season in Santa Teresa, which typically runs from December to April, is considered the best time for a destination wedding due to the favorable weather conditions. While nobody can control the weather, rain is pretty much non-existent during the high season. On the other hand, the Green Season offers amazing lush vegetation, more availability in accommodations and better prices. July and August are called “Little Summer”, and while it still rains, it rains a lot less than the rest of the Green Season.
If you intend of having a legally binding ceremony, there are legal requirements for getting married in Costa Rica. These include providing certain documents, such as passports, birth certificates, and a declaration of single status. We’ll put you in touch with our lawyer who specializes in marriages, and he will give you a list of everything you need to provide for a legally binding ceremony.
Santa Teresa has a variety of talented local vendors who can provide catering, photography, floral arrangements, and other wedding services. We work with the best of them to offer personalized recommendations based on your preferences.
Yes, Santa Teresa offers numerous activities and attractions, including surfing, yoga retreats, nature hikes, horseback riding, and visits to nearby national parks and waterfalls. We can arrange a full range of all-age activities your guests can elect to take part in.
Whether it is tents or indoor backup venues, we will work with you on a case by case basis to have a backup plan that works for your wedding party.
There are numerous options for ceremony and reception decorations in Santa Teresa. You can choose from various themes, floral arrangements, lighting options, arches, and customized decor to create your desired ambiance. Our wedding planner will work with you to design the perfect wedding.
Yes! If you’re going to be in Santa Teresa some time before the wedding (depending on the size of the wedding party, the cutoff date is about 3 weeks before the wedding), we will arrange a tasting of the menu items so that you can choose the menu you’d like.
Absolutely! Every menu we plan comes with multiple options for guests to choose.
Yes! Check out our ____gallery____ for pictures and videos of past weddings. Every single picture on this website is from actual weddings that we’ve arranged in Santa Teresa!
Any fees and charges will be discussed up front and included in the contract. There will be no surprises when it comes to the payment.
It is recommended to book your preferred wedding venue in Santa Teresa as early as possible, especially if you have a specific date or peak season in mind. Popular times and venues can get booked quickly, so it’s advisable to secure your reservation at least 12-18 months in advance. However, even if you have less time, it’s still worth reaching out to check for availability as some venues may have last-minute openings or options for smaller groups. If your dates are flexible we can usually find a time and venue that will fit your needs.
Yes! Based on your desires, we will recommend options for rehersal dinners and food for your guests for the rest of their stay.
Consider Food and Refreshments: Apart from your main wedding meal, consider providing extra food options later in the evening, as guests may get hungry again. Late-night finger foods like sliders, mini tacos, or local appetizers can keep everyone satisfied and energized on the dance floor.
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