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Costa Rica Wedding

Do you want to begin your life together with an unforgettable adventure?

Seeking the romance of exotic locations, more couples ( over 20% of Americans) are creating destination weddings instead of getting married at home. Brides and grooms looking for natural beauty, fun memories, and ease of travel will find a Costa Rica wedding worth considering.

Costa Rica also offers safety, affordable prices and reliable service quality, if you shop well. And you are here at DoceLunas. So far, so good!

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Costa Rica has:

Our tropical gardens are the perfect setting for a Costa Rica wedding. When you choose to have your wedding in Costa Rica at DoceLunas, you are choosing to start your great adventure in breathtakingly beautiful and calming, tranquil natural surroundings. We can also arrange for Costa Rica beach weddings or church weddings.

Couple under tree at Costa Rica wedding

Five acres of landscaped grounds with flower gardens and majestic flowering trees provide breathtaking open spaces for your ceremony and our elegant cathedral ceiling restaurant provides open air dining with room for as many as 200 guests.

wedding party in Costa Rica under flowered arch

Our hotel’s lovely hardwood-floored reception center provides an excellent space for dancing afterwards. The ample elevated reception terrace is a great place to relax and kick off your heels before jumping in the spectacular mosaic pool with its waterfall cave. Surrounded by jungle covered mountains and shaded by the trees, our hotel is five to ten degrees F cooler than the town center, providing a naturally comfortable temperature range.

Costa Rica beach wedding ceremony

We have hosted many beautiful weddings since opening. Quotes from our very enthusiastically satisfied customers are included below.

Experienced Costa Rica Wedding Coordinator

Our wedding coordinator is a Canadian national and understands North American service expectations. With over 25 years experience planning events and weddings in Costa Rica, our coordinator also knows better than anyone how to meet those expectations in our beautiful developing nation, so we can guarantee all your plans will flow smoothly.
Alternatively, you can retain your own planner and use our facilities, or have our staff take care of whichever particular items you choose and handle other items as you see fit. Feel free to contact our Costa Rica wedding planner,, with any questions you may have.

Costa Rica Wedding Package Prices

Our prices are much lower than our competition. We are happy to show complete package prices online. Click to find out – how much does a Costa Rica wedding cost?

Costa Rica Honeymoon Package Prices

Make it easy for yourself and honeymoon here with us at DoceLunas. No travel necessary. Costa Rica honeymoon package prices.

Wedding Facilities

We have seating capacity for as many as 200 people under the cathedral ceiling palenque for dining or ceremonies. We can configure the restaurant and lounge area to provide a comfortable spacious ambiance for any size group from 10 to 200. We can also provide tents if you prefer to be out in the gardens for the ceremony and under the palenque for dinner during the green season.

Costa Rica wedding table setting

The pool area provides another alternative venue for events and can accommodate 200 guests for reception or 100 for dining. Our ample gardens can accommodate any size ceremony.

DoceLunas has 20 rooms and bed space for 60 people as well as excellent relationships with nearby hotels should you choose to invite more guests.

For the bride and groom and their guests, we offer all the amenities of a four star hotel, including a salon so you can get ready for the big day onsite, five room spa and yoga center and a top notch restaurant featuring locally sourced ingredients and fresh produce from our on-site gardens and orchard.

Photos of Weddings at DoceLunas

Some of our very happy guests who celebrated their weddings here at DoceLunas have been kind enough to let us show you some of their wedding pictures.

Here are some more photos of weddings that we have arranged at DoceLunas and at a nearby private beach, and another page of wedding photos from our tropical gardens.

Available Costa Rica Wedding Services include

Legal Ceremony
Printing Service
Officiant (if desired, or you may bring your own)
Reception Area
Flower Garden, Palenque, or Beach Wedding Ceremony Area
Wedding Photography
Salon and Spa Services Onsite
Floral Arrangements
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
Rehearsal Dinner
Wedding Cake

Not all these services are included in our standard package price. Please see our Costa Rica wedding packages for details.

Music from chamber music ensembles to DJs to live bands, including international artists by request.

Nearby attractions that we can arrange for you include the best of Costa Rica:

  • Surfing & Stand Up Paddling
  • Golf
  • Horseback Riding
  • Canopy Tours – Zip Line and Gondola Options
  • Bird Watching Expeditions
  • Mountain Biking
  • Turtle Refuge Tours & Baby Turtle Hatching & Release
  • Deep Sea Sport Fishing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Nature Walks
  • Volcano Trips
  • Manuel Antonio National Park and Beach
  • Sea Kayaking, Kayak Fishing, and Snorkeling
  • Scuba Diving
  • Low Impact ATV
  • Waterfall Rappelling
  • Sunset Catamaran Tours
  • Party Boat Tours
  • Day Trips to Tropical Islands with Snorkeling
  • Craft Brewery Tours
  • Scuba Diving
flower path at Costa Rica wedding

Path of flower petals


Here is what one of our recent Costa Rica wedding clients had to say

“I had my wedding reception at Doce Lunas. The experience exceeded my expectations.

From the beginning, Brian at Doce Lunas, replied to all of our emails quickly unlike some other Costa Rican hotels so that we could make the necessary arrangements with the church, florist, photographers, cake decorator, and other vendors. His staff really made an effort to make sure that all of the guests were taken care of. We rented out the entire hotel (all 20 rooms) for the wedding and it was a special experience having my closest friends and family members on the vacation of a lifetime. Brian helped coordinate the perfect room for each guest. Everyone said that it was the best wedding they’ve ever been to.

The reception was beautiful. Doce Lunas was recently remodeled in the past 9-10 years and I was impressed with the quality of rooms and grounds. I felt like we were tucked away in the jungle in our own world.

Brian has organized many wedding before and had all the necessary contacts/vendors to make the reception run smoothly. The food, music, cake, service, and pool were all great. Almost everyone ended up in the pool with their suit and tie on by the end of the night. Chris, the owner, even kept the bar open past hours for us to catch up with each other and enjoy a few drinks.

All in all, it was a dream vacation/wedding and all of my guests are already planning a reunion trip.

I would recommend a destination wedding at Doce Lunas to anyone interested.”

Costa Rica wedding couple
Orange County Wedding Guest

We decided to have a destination wedding in Costa Rica because we were there in 2009 and fell in love with the hotel.

Brian was able to help us coordinate everything we would need for the wedding and reception. He was also very helpful with arranging airport transportation for our guests as each of them flew in. We arrived and were blown away by how beautiful the grounds were and how friendly everyone was.

The pool was always clean and the area around it was very nice as well. The day of the wedding they built an arch from bamboo, wrapped it in white cloth and covered it in flowers. They also peppered the grounds with petals going from the door of our room to the arch. It was so beautiful. Then Gaston, the chef, prepared a great menu for the wedding dinner.

After the wedding Diego coordinated everyone’s excursions- there is so much to do here! And for those who wanted to stick around the resort and relax, Andre and Danny were great bartenders and waiters and Chris and Brian were fun to hang out and chit chat with.

Everyone had an amazing time and were blown away by the beauty of the place and fabulous food and great staff.

This resort is like an oasis from the craziness of Jaco but only a three dollar cab ride to the party town. I absolutely recommend DoceLunas for a destination wedding.

-Ginger F.

In addition to hosting weddings in Costa Rica, our hotel also specializes in Costa Rica yoga vacations.

Please Email our Costa Rica wedding planner with your questions and let us help you start planning the perfect Costa Rica wedding in paradise at Jaco hotel DoceLunas.


Costa Rica beach wedding with flower bouquet in foreground

Costa Rica Wedding Photos

Here are some images from a recent wedding in our tropical jungle gardens. Please click here for Costa Rica Rica wedding costs and package prices

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Wedding Bridesmaids

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Costa Rica wedding fireworks

pool party at costa rica wedding

dinner setting for wedding

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reception dinner at pool for costa rica wedding

floating lantern wedding decorations

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food at wedding

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