Asha + Ian

Celebrate everlasting love in the picturesque destination of Jaco, Costa Rica, with Asha + Ian. We had the pleasure of planning their romantic wedding in Jaco filled with unforgettable moments and personal touches.

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The pre-ceremony festivities were filled with joy and excitement as the bridal party got ready together, donning blush pink and soft sage green silk robes. Champagne was popped, and a tequila shot was shared to kick off the day in style.

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Asha + Ian's love story blossomed after meeting at work, and their connection grew stronger even during Asha's visit to Bolivia. Their relationship endured a 14-day quarantine together, which solidified their bond and proved that they were meant to be. The engagement was a surprise orchestrated with love. With Asha's family scattered across the globe, Ian managed to gather them for a heartwarming proposal in Galveston. At sunset, amidst heart-shaped rose petals on a balcony, Ian popped the question, and their families and their beloved goldendoodle Kai joined in the celebration.

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Asha admires Ian's selfless and giving heart, always thinking of others and going the extra mile in everything he does. His ambition and diligence inspire her. On the other hand, Ian cherishes Asha's kindness and ability to make everyone around her feel loved. He values her intelligence and her role in helping him grow as a person. Together, they share a love for their goldendoodle Kai and embrace the idea of becoming parents in the future.

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Their wedding design reflects their eclectic, romantic, and unique style. They envision a moody and romantic ambiance created by candlelight and greenery, with minimal flower usage. Muted florals in white and ivory, complemented by sage-mixed greenery, set the tone for the day. Pops of pale pink and creamy peach add delicate touches of color to the overall aesthetic.

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The ceremony took place at the Zephyr Palace Pool Terrace, providing a majestic backdrop of the Costa Rican mountains and ocean. Terracotta pillars surrounded the poolside, evoking a timeless atmosphere. Asha's mother proudly walked her down the aisle, while Ian's mother accompanied him. An arch made of draping white fabric and a rose petal aisle added to the ethereal beauty of the ceremony. An unplugged ceremony sign encouraged guests to be fully present and enjoy the moment.

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Wedding Playlist

Ceremony starts: Can You Feel the Love Tonight by Elton John
Ceremony ends: Simply the Best by Billiane
Couple's first dance: Happy Together by The Turtles
Last song of the night: Aggie War Hymn by Fightin' Texas Aggie Band

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Looking forward to their marriage, Asha and Ian anticipate creating beautiful memories and growing together as one. Their shared passion for cooking and hosting parties brings them joy, and they are excited to build their own family and transform their townhouse into a cozy and personalized home.

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Wedding Day Menu

Hors d’oeuvres: Pork Tenderloin and Curry, Gratinated Mushroom and Tomato Crostini, Spicy Tuna and Beef Tenderloin and Mustard
Appetizer: Crispy Napoleon with seafood, fruit passion sauce and soy reduction, and Caprese Salad de Campani
Main course: Surf and turf: Beef Tenderloin with blackberry sauce, shrimps kebab bathed in beurre blanc served with gratin potatoes and julienne vegetables with garlic, Chicken supreme with merlot wine sauce, served with mashed potatoes + vegetables
Dessert: Caleta’s chocolate cake and Mango Charlotte with a pineapple and mint relish

For the cocktail hour, guests gathered on the Zephyr Palace Terrace, where small bud vases and votives added subtle elegance to accent tables. The lower terrace provided a relaxing atmosphere for mingling and savoring delicious drinks.

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The reception took place in the Zephyr Palace Ballroom, where guests danced under the stars, with lounge furniture adorning the sides of the pool. A photo booth added extra entertainment, while a neon party brought vibrant energy with neon paint, drums, stilts, and strobe lights. Asha + Ian's destination wedding in Jaco, Costa Rica was a true celebration of love, combining romance, intimacy, and fun.