Wedding & Ceremony Services

Your Ceremony

Ceremony Locations

Choose from our 2 tropical ceremony locations:
Enjoy a Beach Ceremony with sand at your feet and the ocean as your background or a Coconut Grove Ceremony on the grass under palm trees with the ocean behind you.
 

Lawyer / Ordained Minister

~Lawyer Services
All your legal arrangements & vow reading, stress free.
Includes: pre-wedding paperwork, vow reading,
international marriage certificate,
post-wedding paperwork
Total: $900

~Ordained Minister Vow Reading
Your vows read to you, as you desire.
Total: $400

Floral Decorated Driftwood Arch

A beautifully unique backdrop or entrance to your ceremony!
Price Range (Depending on flower type): $375-$400

Floral Bamboo Poles

Bamboo poles with tropical flower arrangements add a unique backdrop to your ceremony on the beach or can be a tropical entrance to your ceremony.
Price: $290

Floral Decorated Tiki Torches

A great touch to your ceremony and added enjoyment to your
reception with enhanced lighting!
Tiki Torch Price (No Flowers): $12 each
With Floral Decorations: $30 each

Tropical Floral Petal Walkway

Step into your Ceremony on tropical flower petals! Or have a bowl at the entrance
for guests to take and throw petals at the end of your Ceremony.
Price: $45 – $95 (Depending on the type of petals)

Food & Drink for your Wedding

Rehearsal & Reception
Dinner Options

Rehearsal Dinner Package

Begin your celebration the evening before with your desired
gourmet 2 or 3 course Sit Down menus or elaborate international cuisine buffet.

Reception Dinner Package

Enjoy your Reception Dinner in our beachfront Restaurant & Bar, in a romantic setting with world class service. Choose from our Chef’s gourmet 2 or 3 course Sit Down menus or our elaborate international cuisine buffet.

Special Menu Options

Special or upgraded menu courses are available. (All special dietary needs may be met).

Important Notes:

~Reception 2 & 3 Course Packages are only available for up to 30 guests.
~Buffet Packages are only available for 30 guests or more.
~The Buffet will only be Private if the Wedding Party has all of Ylang Ylang booked.
~Private reception is only available if all Ylang Ylang lodging
is booked by your wedding party.

Note: a 10% Food & Beverage Gratuity will be added to all F&B items.

2 or 3 Course Menu

2 Course: $25 per person Choose one Salad or Appetizer and one Main Course
3 Course: $35 per person Choose one Salad, one Appetizer and one Main Course
Note: the above prices are for Ylang Ylang Hotel Guests – please add $20 for each non-Ylang Ylang Guest

Salad
Cesar Salad with Fresh Herbed Croutons
Organic romaine lettuce with fresh herbed croutons and parmesan cheese.
Gourmet Green Salad with Balsamic Dressing
A delicate dish with mixed lettuce topped with fresh tomato and vegetables.
Heart of Palm & Avocado Salad
A refreshing salad with tomato, enhanced by a fresh basil-lemon dressing.
Spring Salad with Balsamic Dressing
Delicious mixed vegetable salad served on a bed of fresh organic lettuce.

Appetizer
Mussel Melody a la Bilbaina
White wine-sauteed mussels with a spicy Costa Rican chile pepper-olive oil sauce.
Peruvian Ceviche
Fresh cubed sea bass marinated in a traditional Peruvian lemon sauce bursting with flavors.
Tomato–Basil Chiffonade Bruschetta
Gourmet garlic-buttered, toasted bread slices topped with fresh tomato & basil.
Sauteed Shrimp Bruschetta
A fine and flavorful wine sauteed shrimp canapé served on toasted baguette.
Melodic Mushroom Bruschetta
A delicate french style mushroom medley served on toasted baguette.

Main Course
Chicken Breast a la Tropical Fruit Sauce
Grilled chicken breast enhanced by a delicious tropical fruit sauce.
Chicken Breast a la Fresh Mushroom Creme
Grilled chicken breast simmered in a fine herbs & sauteed mushroom cream sauce.
Fresh Tuna a la Costa Sol
Fresh grilled Tuna steak enriched by a creamy sauteed shrimp sauce with fresh herbs.
Fresh Tuna a la Passion Fruit Sauce
Fresh grilled blackened Tuna steak topped with a lovely passion fruit sauce.
Fresh Catch of the Day a la Mussels Sauce
A fresh grilled Mahi-Mahi filet served with a creamy savory mussel sauce.

Main Course Vegetarian Options
Baked Thai Teriyaki Tofu
Served on a bed of brown rice, enhanced by white wine and vegetable sautee.
Savory Ylang Ylang Curry
A variety of curried vegetables simmered in fresh coconut milk served on a bed of rice with tofu.
Blackened Tofu a la Passion Fruit Sauce
Combination of sweet and spicy flavors served with rice and vegetables.

All special requests are welcome ~ we also offer a variety of Vegan options.

Note: a 10% Food & Beverage Gratuity will be added to all F&B items.

Reception Buffet Menu

Ylang Ylang Hotel Guest: Reception:$40 (per person)
Non-Ylang Ylang Hotel Guest: Reception:$60 (per person)

All of the below options are included when you choose a Buffet

Appetizers:
Full Salad Bar (including a variety of fresh seasonal condiments)
Balsamic dressing, Sweet basil dressing, Cesar dressing
Fresh Tortilla Chips
Costa Rican Pico de Gallo Salsa
Refried Beans
Homemade Baguette and Hibiscus Butter
Greek Salad
Traditional Potato Salad
Fresh Homemade Peruvian Style Mahi Mahi Ceviche
Heart of Palm Canapé

Main Courses:
Italian Eggplant Casserole
Vegetable Garden Rice
Rosemary Baked Potato Wedges
Mixed Sauteed Vegetables

BBQ Main Courses:
Chicken Breasts
Fresh Mahi Mahi Filets
Fresh Tuna Filets
Served With Mango Sauce, Chimichurri Sauce, BBQ Sauce & Teriyaki Sauce

Optional: Add Jumbo Shrimp Shish Kebabs to your Buffet for an extra $5 per person

All special requests are welcome ~ we also offer a variety of Vegan options.
Note: a 10% Food & Beverage Gratuity will be added to all F&B items.

Rehearsal Buffet Menu

Ylang Ylang Hotel Guest: Rehearsal:$30
Non-Ylang Ylang Hotel Guest: Rehearsal:$50

All of the below options are included when you choose a Rehearsal Buffet

Appetizers:
Mixed greens salad
Balsamic dressing, Sweet basil dressing, Cesar dressing
Fresh quartered tomatoes
Marinated French style cucumbers slices
Julienned bell peppers
Shredded Carrot
Fresh beet half moons
Sliced red onion rings
Costa Rican style pico de gallo salsa
Costa Rican style refried beans
Costa Rican style guacamole
Catepillar Tuna Maki Rolls (Sushi)
Soy sauce, Pickled Ginger and Wasabi
Savory Italian Pasta salad
Heart of Palm Salad

Main Courses:
Savory Ylang Ylang curry
Typical Costa Rican white rice with shrimp
Delicious potato puree
Mixed sautéed vegetables

BBQ Main Courses:
Grilled Tofu Steaks
Fresh Congrio or Seabass Filets and Mahi Mahi Filets
(depending on what is availability at that time)
Chicken Breasts
Served With Tropical Fruit Sauce, Chimichurri Sauce, BBQ Sauce & Teriyaki Sauce

Optional: Add Jumbo Shrimp Shish Kebabs to your Buffet for an extra $5 per person

All special requests are welcome ~ we also offer a variety of Vegan options.

Note: a 10% Food & Beverage Gratuity will be added to all F&B items.

Appetizer Platters

Choose from a variety of 25-piece trays for your guests to enjoy with drinks
during your wedding photography session.

~Chicken a la Alioli – $45:
Grilled Chicken served with a creamy garlic sauce

~Mexican Guacamole Tray – $35:
Cilantro-lime Guacamole served with tortilla chips

~Trio of Cheeses Tray – $35:
Cubed Monteverde Cheddar, Mozzarella and Turrialba on sticks with olives

~French Melodic Tray – $45:
Mini fresh mushroom bruschettas with delicate mushroom sauce

~Heart of Palm Canapé Tray – $50:
Toasted baguette with heart of palm canapé

~Sea Shrimp Tray – $65:
Mini white wine-baked shrimp bruschettas

~Smoked Salmon Dip – $55:
Prepared with cream cheese and fresh herbs, served with toasted baguette slices.

~Peruvian OR Costa Rican Ceviche – $75:
Served with tortilla chips.

~Hummus Dip – $30:
A Middle Eastern chick pea and sesame dip served with toasted baguette slices.

~Eggplant Dip – $30:
A Middle Eastern baked eggplant and sesame dip served with toasted baguette slices.

~Mini Pinchos – $35:
Mini Pinchos with Cucumber, Cheese and Olives.

~Yucca Bites with Pink Sauce – $30:
Crispy yucca bites with a delicious pink Sauce(yucca, or cassava is a Latin American root vegetable similar to potatoes).

~Fresh Tropical Fruit Tray- $20:
Seasonal tropical fruits

~Truffles Tray – $40:
3 types of house-made truffles rolled in cacao, coconut and mint

Note: a 10% Food & Beverage Gratuity will be added to al F&B items.

Wedding Cake

Choose from our Chef’s fresh Silk Chocolate Cake, Carrot Caress Cake or Lemon Dream Cake.
The carrot cake comes topped with fresh homemade coconut frosting.
One Layer (12-14 people) $95
Two tiered cake (15-40 people) $235
Three tiered cake (40-100 people) $360
The above pricing includes flower decor.

Note: a 10% Food & Beverage Gratuity will be added to all F&B items.

Champagne & Wine Menu

For your rehearsal, reception dinner, ceremony and/or during speeches.
Enjoy our “Champagne/Wine by the Case Special Offer”: Buy a case of 12 and the 13th bottle is free!


Champagne

Concha y Toro Brut (Chile) $30
Navarro Correas Extra Brut (Argentina) $40
Chandon Brut (Argentina) $49
Freixenet Barroco Brut (Spain) $69
Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Brut A.O.C. Champagne (France) $129

White Wines

Pinot Grigio

Sartori Villa Mura D.O.C. Veneto (Italy) $36

Sauvignon Blanc

Casillero del Diablo (Chile) $30

Trivarietal (Chile) $32

Chardonnay

Casillero del Diablo (Chile) $30

Navarro Correas Colección Privada (Argentina) $34

Marqués de Casa Concha (Chile) $46

Blends

Trío Chardonnay / Pinot Grigio / Pinot Blanc (Chile) $36

Other Varietals

Viña del Oja (Viura) (Spain) $28

Marqués de Cáceres Blanco (Viura) D.O.C. Rioja (Spain) $32

Rose Wines

Marques de Caceres Rose (Spain) $34                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Red Wines

Pinot Noir

Casillero del Diablo (Chile) $30

Merlot

Chúcaro (Chile) $26
Casillero del Diablo (Chile) $30

Cabernet Sauvignon

Casillero del Diablo (Chile) $30
Ochotierras Reserva (Chile) $42
Marqués de Casa Concha (Chile) $49

Malbec

Navarro Correas Colección Privada (Argentina) $42
Navarro Correas Alegoría Grande Reserve (Argentina) $79

Syrah

Casillero del Diablo (Chile) $30

Blends

Trío Merlot / Syrah / Cabernet Franc (Chile) $36
Masi Valpolicella Classico (Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara) Veneto (Italy) $42
Navarro Correas Blend (Malbec / Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot), (Argentina) $49

Tempranillo

Marqués de Cáceres Crianza D.O.C. Rioja (Spain) $40
Sommelier Crianza (Spain) $49

House Wines by the Glass

Concha y Toro Frontera Reservado (Chile)– Sauvignon Blanc $7

Concha y Toro Frontera Reservado (Chile)– Chardonnay $7

Sartori Villa Mura D.O.C. Veneto (Italy) – Pinot Grigio $9

Concha y Toro Frontera Reservado (Chile) – Cabernet $7

Concha y Toro Frontera Reservado (Chile) – Merlot $7

Trivento Tribu Malbec (Argentina) $9

All taxes included, Tips are welcome

Rehearsal/Reception Drink Options

~Open Bar Tab
You simply choose at what amount you would like to cap your open bar bill.
You can choose to limit the types of alcohol served or have the full bar open.

Types of alcohol
Beer:
-Imperial, Pilsen, Bavarias (Light & Dark), Corona & Heineken

Wine:
-Frontera Reservado House wines (Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet)

House liquors:
Ron Castillo (white or dark), Durango Tequila (white or dark),
Crawford’s Scotch Whiskey, Rostov Vodka, Triple Sec, Blue Curacao, Cafe Rica,
Crème de Banana, Peppermint Liquor, Amaretto Lizano,
Cinzano (Extra dry/Dry/Rose), House Gin.

Top Shelf:
-Johnny Walker (Red, Black & Blue), Crown Royal, Jack Daniels, J&B, Dewars,
Tequila Patron (Silver & Gold), Tequila Don Julio (Silver, Gold, 1800 & 1942),
Tequila Milagro, Tequila Jose Cuervo, Greygoose Vodka, Smirnoff Vodka, Absolut Vodka.

Juices and sodas on ice:
-Passion fruit, Tamarindo, Orange Juice, Lemonade & Iced Tea.
-Coke, Coke Light, Ginger Ale, Soda water, Fanta.

Note: a 10% Food & Beverage Gratuity will be added to all F&B items.
Since the Open Bar is charged on the night of your wedding (and not before hand)
the 10% (over the total of the Open Bar) will automatically be added to your
Open Bar bill in the “Tip” Field on the Invoice.

Reception Decor for your Wedding

Chairs & Chair Covers

Chair covers are an elegant touch for your Ceremony and Reception seating!
Chairs & Chair Covers: $5 per person

Table Cloths & Chiffon Overlays

A must for every special day!
~Special Poplin Table Cloths – $20 each
~Chiffon Overlays – $20 each
~Special Poplin Napkins – $3 per person
~Matching Chiffon Napkin Ties – $2 per person

Plate Chargers

An elegant and exotic touch to add to your tables!
Let your guests enjoy the beautiful set up upon arrival to their seats.
Price: $3 each

Flowers for your Wedding

Floral Table Arrangements

A most delightful way to add color and tropical ambiance to each of your tables.
Price Range: $45-$85 each

Note: We will need to determine your Seating Arrangement Plan first to be able to correctly determine
the amount of tables needed and therefore the amount of tropical floral arrangements.

Tropical Bouquets

A variety of flower arrangements to choose from!
If you prefer a different Bouquet please send us a picture and we will be happy too see if it can be made.

Tropical Orchid
Bridal: $130 Bridesmaid: $120

Tropical Meets Traditional (orange, red, creme)
Bridal: $130 Bridesmaid: $110

Tropical Meets Traditional (white, yellow, green)
Bridal: $150 Bridesmaid: $130

Tropical Lily
Bridal: $110 Bridesmaid: $90

Tropical Meets Traditional (pink, purple, white)
Bridal: $150 Bridesmaid: $130

Modern Traditional (pink, white, green)
Bridal: $150 Bridesmaid: $135

Tropical Boutonnieres

Choose from these tropical boutonnieres for the Groom and
complement it with boutonnieres for the Groomsmen
Special Requests are welcome.

Groom’s Boutonniere: $15
Groomsmen’s Boutonnieres: $10

Bird of Paradise

Ginger

Classic Orchid

Purple Orchid

Pink & Orange Rose (other colors available)

Pink Orchid

Topical Leis, Crowns & Hand Corsages

Floral Leis & Crowns
A great way to welcome your guests to your Ceremony in island fashion! Leis: $50 Crowns: $35

Tropical Hand Corsage
A lovely touch! $30

Entertainment for your Wedding

Wedding DJ

Luz López, a great DJ will play all the latest hits, best classics and latin & caribbean songs
to get you and your guests on the dance floor! Special requests are always welcome.
Have her play dinner music or just play during the party.
Luz also has her own radio show at the UCR (University of CR)
Price: $1,050

Fire-Dancing Show

Amaze your guests with a show of intricate dancing with fire complemented by music.
Simply awe-inspiring. Price: $900

Latino Band “Skala”

Nationwide renowned Costa Rican band with a great variety of latin songs.
Any special requests are welcome!
$1,950 for 4 hours

Wedding Music

Basic Package $250-(One Guitarist)

1.) Welcome music as guests arrive and get seated (25 Minutes)

2.) Ceremony (Aisle walks)

3.) Post Ceremony/Cocktail Hour (45 Minutes)

Bonus Package $400- (Guitarist + 1 more Instrument)

Additional Instruments available: (Saxophone, Trumpet, or Drums/Percussion)
1.) Welcome music as guests arrive and get seated (25 Minutes)
2.) Ceremony (Aisle walks)
3.) Post Ceremony/Cocktail Hour (45 Minutes)

Premium Music Package $600- (3 Piece Jazz/Bossa Band)

Additional instruments can be added @ $75/instrument

1.) Welcome Music as guest arrive and get seated (30 minutes)

2.) Ceremony (Aisle walks)

3.) Post Ceremony/Cocktail hour (up to 90 Min of music)

Beach Bonfire

Enjoy a blazing bonfire on the beach during your reception celebration.
Price: $125

Professional Photography for your Wedding

White sand beach wedding in Costa Rica

Professional Photography

Please check the following websites of our recommended photographers, once you have
decided which one you like please let us know and we will be happy to check their
availability for your date and have the photographer contact you with prices and details.

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~John Williamson Photography~

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~John Williamson Blog~

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~John Williamson “Nature and Life”~

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~Jennifer Harter Fine Art Photography~
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~Costa Vida Photography & Videography~

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~Megan McCullor Photography~

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Once we put you in contact and you have decided on your package/lenght of time please
let us know so that we can add it to your quote. Please ask us about the payment
method as it may be different depending on which photographer you choose.

Extras for you and your Wedding Guests

Extras For You And Yours

Extras for the Bride & Groom

Champagne/Wine in your room upon arrival

Price range: $60 to $150 (depending on type of Champagne or Wine desired)
To see our Champagne & Wine Menu click here

 
Tropical Fruit Basket in your room upon arrival

Price: Either $30 or $40 (depending on quantity of fruit)

 
Bottle of Select Wine & Appetizers for Two

Price range: $46-$86 (depending on type of Wine desired)
To see our appetizer options click here
To see our Champagne & Wine Menu click here

 
Romantic Beach Dining

For Details please click here


Extras for Your Guests

Tropical Guest Gifts
A nice welcome gift for your guests to be placed in their room upon arrival

~Costa Rican Salted Macadamia Nuts (142 grams/5 ounces): $10.50
~Costa Rican Unsalted Macadamia Nuts (142 grams/5 ounces): $10.50
~Costa Rican Cashew Nuts (142 grams/5 ounces): $11.00
~Costa Rican Expresso Roast – Ground (340 grams/12 ounces): $14.95
~Costa Rican Expresso Roast – Whole Bean (340 grams/12 ounces): $14.95

 
Champagne/Wine in your room upon arrival

Price range: $60 to $150 (depending on type of Champagne or Wine desired)
To see our Champagne & Wine Menu click here

 
Tropical Fruit Basket in room upon arrival

Price: Either $30 or $40 (depending on quantity of fruit)

 
Seating Arrangement Place Cards

Price: $2 per card/person. You can send us a design to print on each card if you like.

 
Bride & Bridesmaids Spa Package, Parents of Wedding couple Package:

10% overall discount over any Spa Ylang Ylang treatment when pre-booked. For Spa Menu click here