Bride and groom walking during recessional at wedding in Manuel Antonio.

Enjoy the photos from Katie and Matt’s wedding in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica at Parador Resort & Spa. It was a complete wedding, with lots of bridesmaids and groomsmen, a large ceremony, cocktail hour, a full reception with speeches, cake cutting, and dancing, and lots of love.

A special thank to Harold Rojas and his team at Hotel Parador Weddings for amazing job they did.

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Wedding dress in front of window in Penthouse at Hotel Parador, Manuel Antonio.
Bride having her hair done with bridesmaids in background.
Bride smiling as stylist does her hair.
Bride's mother watches as daughter has hair styled for weding.
Bridesmaids having fun getting ready.
Bridesmaids in wedding day attire having fun.
Bridesmaid helps bride with dress as she looks in mirror.
Mother buttons brides wedding dress.
Gorgeous bride wearing wedding dress looking in mirror.
Reflection of bride looking in mirror as mother helps her with dress in Penthouse in Manuel Antonio.
Groomsmen hanging out in suite talking while getting ready.
Best man wearing suspenders looking in mirro.
Groom and groomsmen toast before heading to ceremony.
Groom and friend taking selfie after getting ready.
Wedding guests hanging out in bar waiting for ceremony to start.
Groom at bar having a drink with groomsmen.


Anxious groom waits at altar for wedding in Manuel Antonio, at Hotel Parador.
Father escorts bride to altar as guitarist plays music.
Wedding processional in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica.
Bride winks at groom as she walks to altar with father.
Couple standing at later as preacher marries them.
Groom wearing floral garlands says wedding vows.
Bride's parents watch as she gets married.
Bride, groom, and bridal party bow heads in prayer.
Groom parents watch as he says his wedding vows.
Preacher looks at camera as he married couple in Manuel Antonio, costa Rica.
Couple exchange wedding rings in front of arch decorated with tropical flowers.
Preacher smiles and bride and groom kiss.


Bridal party on lawn with Manuel Antonio Beach in background.
Bridal party after wedding ceremony.
Bridesmaids holding bouquets look at camera.


Bride and groom grand entrance at wedding reception in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica.
Bride and groom first dance at wedding reception at Hotel Parador, Manuel Antonio.
Just married couple during their first dance.
Groom extends his suspenders during first dance.
Bride and groom stand for toast.
Bride looking at bridesmaid giving speech smiles.
Three-layer wedding cake decorated with flowers on table.
Couple cut wedding cake together and smile.
Bride feeding wedding cake to husband during wedding reception.
Best man puts hands in air while dancing.
Wedding guests dancing and having a good time.
Long-exposure photo of bride on dance floor at wedding reception.





Lindsay & I know first-hand how complicated planning your wedding can be.  We also know planning your destination wedding in Costa Rica is even more complicated.  To help you through the process, here are resources and articles we’ve created during our years as wedding professionals that will help you through the process.  Whether you’re looking for advice on how to choose your photographer or wedding planner, a great venue, or tips on wedding-day makeup or timeline, we hope this helps. 

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