Shannon and Scott’s Destination Wedding in Costa Rica

Dreams Las Mareas Destination WeddingAbout the Shannon and Scott
Occupations: Police Officer and Software Sales
How they met: Through a mutual friend
What attracted Scott to Shannon: She can drive stick
What attracted Shannon to Scott: He looks great in a suit
What was the best advice you received as a couple? “Do more than your partner. If you both do that it will be magical.”
Engagement story: October, 2014 at the summit of Blue Mountain. Hiked up and surprised Shannon on a path. Poured rain shortly afterwards and we lost the path and had to walk down the mountain in the tall, soaked grass.
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Wedding date: October 22nd, 2015
Number of guests: 47
Wedding colours: Teal bridesmaid dresses, orange bows on white chairs, birds of paradise bouquets, light grey and white for the groom and groomsmen
Did you include any traditions in your wedding? Bride wore a ring from groom’s mother that was something old, borrowed and blue.
Honeymoon: TBD
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Ceremony location: On the beach at Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica
Reception location: Seaside Terrace Grill
Why did you choose this location for your wedding? Costa Rica has been a bucket list location to travel for both Shannon and Scott.
Shannon’s gown: Strapless cut dress with a corset style back
Shannon’s shoes: Barefoot on the sand and white flip flops for reception
Type of rings: Tiffany inspired square cut diamond ring for Shannon and Tungsten ring for Scott
Jewellery: Swarovski pendant necklace and matching drop earrings
Bridesmaids dresses: Teal dresses, one side shoulder strap, just above the knee length
Wedding song: Jack Johnson – Better Together
Favours: Local coffee purchased in Costa Rica and Wabobo balls
Music: Self-made playlist
Flowers: Birds of paradise
Photographer: Monik Sierra Photography
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Astrological signs (Shannon’s) and (Scott’s): Both Cancers
What was old, borrowed and blue? Ring provided by Scott’s mother (belonged to his grandmother).
What was new? Wedding dress/jewelry
Is there anything else that helps tell the story of the day? The ceremony was beautifully set on the beach with the ocean as the backdrop and the sun was shining. The reception was set on a terrace outside, close to the ocean where the waves could be heard.
Dreams las mareas destination weddingTell us about your experience working with LUXE Destination Weddings: Thank-you! We did have a wonderful stay and our wedding was wonderful. We had very few challenges through the entire experience with Luxe. Overall we loved working with Luxe and think Luxe did a bang-up job. The wedding was beautiful. Cheers!
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  1. Mónica Sierra says:

    Hi guys!
    My name is Monica Sierra, I was the photographer of this beautiful wedding, I would be very grateful if my information may include the description, thank you.
    Monik Sierra

  2. April Fitzpatrick says:


    Beautiful pictures! I am getting married at Dreams las Mareas in Oct 2017 and came across your photos searching on pinterest. I am planning on ceremony and possibly reception at the beach but am concerned about bugs. Did you experience an issue during your wedding?



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