El Mangroove, part of Marriott’s Autograph collection, is a luxurious beach hotel set amid the lush forests of the Gulf of Papagayo in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. If you are looking to say “I do” in a modern yet idyllic tropical setting, you’re in luck! We’ve rounded up a few good reasons why you should make El Mangroove one of your top destination wedding choices.
Costa Rica is a country known for its stunning beaches, palm trees, and balmy weather. What sets El Mangroove apart from other properties here is its convenient location, and remarkable beachfront and mangrove forest setting. Located on the Gulf of Papagayo, El Mangroove is close to Costa Rica’s international airport. A quick 20-minute drive gets you from touchdown to the calm, idyllic atmosphere of this boutique resort.
Weddings at El Mangroove
Weddings and honeymoons at El Mangroove come with an air of barefoot luxury, meaning you’ll get the best of nature and relaxation. The stunning natural beauty of this resort – think gorgeous ocean views, lush forest greenery and warm tropical breeze — create the perfect backdrop for a dreamlike nuptial, while their top notch service and amenities ensure that you don’t have to compromise when it comes to modern luxuries and indulgences.
If you’re planning a wedding at El Mangroove, an onsite team will be at hand to help you find the perfect setting within their celebrated wedding venues (take your pick from ocean view, beach terraces, gardens, beach forests or mangroves), and will work closely with you to see your vision come to life.
Their bridal packages, which can be customized to fit your needs, include ceremony, bouquet, floral centerpieces and cones with petals for guests, acoustic music during ceremony, wedding cake, decoration (7 different styles are available), Polaroid camera with 80 films, appetizers and a plated dinner.
Apart from the outdoor venues, El Mangroove also offers beautiful indoor ballrooms overlooking the gardens, and two onsite restaurants. So, whether you are planning for a quiet elopement, an intimate ceremony with just a few of your closest loved ones, or a lavish banquet for up to 200 guests, the property can cater to your unique needs. Love a casual outdoor soiree under the moonlight, framed by majestic guanacaste trees, or a formal sit down in the ballroom? The choice is yours.
Whether you're planning for a wedding or the honeymoon, the perfect escape wouldn't be complete without great food! El Mangroove prides itself for its sensorial gastronomy. A variety of delectable menus is available for rehearsal dinners, cocktail receptions, plated dinners and brunches. Did we mention that one of the restaurants has a sand floor? Nothing says "beach vacay" quite like it!
There are so many sights to see and activities to enjoy around the area: day trips to volcanoes, hot springs, beautiful beaches, water rafting and zip lines, and most are just a short drive away from El Mangroove. Or if you prefer, you could simply chill by the pool or relax at one of their outdoor spas set in Guanacaste's famed forests and mangroves.
We're loving the chic and contemporary vibes of their luxuriously appointed suites. Each suite features a living area with a couch or a hammock. Sweet!