Real Wedding – Jenna & Esteban at Reserva Conchal Beach Club, Costa Rica

beach wedding, bride and groom kissing, romantic wedding, guanacaste, playa conchal, Reserva Conchal Beach Club, Weddings Costa RicaJenna and Esteban both have million-watt smiles and they certainly had lots to smile about on their wedding day! A picture-perfect day on the gorgeous beach of Playa Conchal, surrounded by 70 family and friends. Great food, fab music and a whole lot of dancing. I think everyone’s cheeks were a bit sore the following day from all the smiling.

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before the wedding, bridal suite, bride getting ready, Reserva Conchal Beach Club, Weddings Costa RicaAs the wedding was at the Reserva Conchal Beach Club, many of the guests rented the luxurious villas and condos on site.

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beach reception, wedding reception, rose theme table decor, Reserva Conchal Beach Club, Weddings Costa RicaThe reception was held on the lawn, under the stars, where guests dined on long imperial tables, dressed with custom runners Jenna had made.

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pool side reception, wedding reception, Reserva Conchal Beach Club, Weddings Costa RicaDancing pool side, under the stars. What could be better?

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beach wedding cake, rose wedding cake, tropical wedding cake, Reserva Conchal Beach Club, Weddings Costa RicaThe larger wedding cake featured ruffled icing, mimicking the bride’s dress. And those succulents and peonies? All made of sugar, by hand. Amazing!

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floating lantern, lantern in sky, Reserva Conchal Beach Club, Weddings Costa RicaAfter much fun, dining, dancing and singing, guests gathered to release wish lanterns into the night sky, sending their very best intentions for a long and happy marriage to Jenna and Este. Felicidades! Huge thanks to guru.foto for the fabulous photos.

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