Real Weddings – Jodi and Ross at Discovery Beach House & Si Como No, – Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

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Jodi and Ross had a beautiful day, with beautiful weather and a party that was one for the books. No wonder these two had lots to smile about!

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Their invitation set was stylishly simple and clean, setting the tone for the overall look that had just a hint of a vintage feel.

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We were incredibly blessed to have peonies for Jodi’s bouquet. Big, full, smellicious pink peonies. And orchids galore!

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The Discovery Beach House offers so many spots full of photographic eye candy.

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Excellent beach wedding  idea #102  – beer coozies!

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How gorgeous is the beading on Jodi’s dress?

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And how gorgeous is Jodi in it! Love this shot.

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The sand at the back of the house is soft and off-white, the kind your toes can’t wait to dig into. This fun shoe valet needed little prompting to get folks to kick off their shoes.

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Cocktail hour featured two specialty cocktails – a Ross Refresher and a Beach Bubbly…

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beach wedding, fun wedding, toss bar, discovery beach house manuel antonio, weddings costa ricaGuests were met with a Toss Bar, where they could fill cones with bird seed or rose petals to toss at the happy couple as they exited down the aisle.

 

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Live music is always a nice touch.

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Cocktail tables were laid with tablecloths of fluttering organza circles, topped with arrangements of green hydrangeas, pink roses and Stars of Bethlehem.beach wedding, tropical wedding, wedding canopy, wedding ceremony, altar, discovery beach house manuel antonio, weddings costa rica

Under a canopy of trees, the wedding setting was a dreamy combination of tulle, orchids, roses and hydrangeas.

 

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All together now, a 5,6,7,8…

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Jodi helping Ross do a Groucho Marx imitation.

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Table numbers looked like delicate handpainted works of art, tucked into seashells painted gold.

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Si Como No’s event terrace features a breathtaking view of the ocean against a backdrop of lush foliage. A little bit of uplighting added some drama.

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Sometimes, simplicity is best.

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