Ansley + Salem

We invite you to delve into the heartwarming tale of Ansley + Salem, a couple whose kindness, adventurous spirit, and infectious humor make them the kind of individuals everyone aspires to be. They possess a rare blend of success and humility, effortlessly forming connections with strangers and transforming them into lifelong friends. Follow along as they shared this simplistic tropical wedding in Tamarindo.

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In March of 2022, surrounded by their nearest and dearest, Ansley + Salem exchanged vows at the idyllic El Chante, a sanctuary of serenity nestled amidst the Costa Rican landscape. Their micro wedding exuded an intimate charm, where love blossomed against a backdrop of lush greens and nature's embrace. To ensure Ansley + Salem experienced the wedding of their dreams, our team meticulously crafted a series of unforgettable adventures for them and their cherished guests. From exhilarating canopy ziplining and captivating golfing experiences to the awe-inspiring wonders of a snorkeling tour, we immersed them in the splendor of Costa Rica's natural wonders.

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When we embarked on the journey of designing their wedding, we dove deep into their personal style and preferences. Ansley + Salem's love for vintage treasures and antiquing inspired us to infuse their special day with an effortless elegance, blending classic staples with a touch of contemporary flair. Their favorite colors, neutrals, and greens, set the stage for a clean, chic, and subtly bohemian ambiance, mirroring their own simplistic yet refined tastes.

Wedding Playlist

Ceremony starts: You Are My Sunshine by Johnny Cash
Ceremony ends: Smiling Face by James Taylor
Couples first dance: Wrecking Ball by Eric Clapton
Father + daughter dance: Angel by Jack Johnson
Mother + son dance: Days Like This by Van Morrison

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The atmosphere of their wedding day had a laid-back yet intentional ambiance. Cream and beige textured textiles adorned the ceremony space, creating an atmosphere of understated sophistication. The wedding arbor was a beautiful free-standing wood arbor draped in flowing fabric. The bridal bouquet exuded a wildflower charm, evoking a sense of simplicity and romance. Ansley, escorted by her parents, glided down the aisle, radiating confidence and grace.

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It was during the electric atmosphere of the 2016 World Series that their paths converged, courtesy of Ansley's sister. From the moment they became engaged in the picturesque paradise of Positano in September 2021, it was clear that Ansley + Salem's love story was destined for greatness. Their journey together has been marked by cherished memories, unforgettable trips to Italy and Mykonos, hilarious mishaps like missing flights to London due to forgotten passports, and whimsical moments of donning couples' costumes for Halloween.

Wedding Day Menu

Hors d’oeuvres: Gazpacho shot in porcelain spoon, grilled pineapple + brie wrapped in prosciutto, and octopus

Appetizer: Edible flower salad microgreens, cucumber, radish, and cherry tomato with hibiscus flower vinaigrette

Main course: Macadamia encrusted sea bass, jumbo shrimp, lime beurre blanc, lemongrass foam, and roasted red pepper coulis with seasonal vegetables, organic chicken breast roulade, grilled organic beef tenderloin, and grilled cauliflower steak over roasted garlic mash with chimichurri sauce

Dessert: Tres leches creme brulee

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The poolside deck provided the perfect setting for their dinner and heartfelt reception. Moments of pure joy and celebration followed as the newlyweds and their exuberant guests plunged into the pool during an unforgettable after-party.

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Ansley + Salem's wedding was a testament to their love, their spirit, and their deep appreciation for life's extraordinary moments. We were privileged to be a part of their love story, orchestrating a celebration that captured the essence of who they are as individuals and as a couple

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Simplistic Micro Wedding in Costa Rica Featured on Boho Weddings

By Jane | December 3, 2023

We are so excited to feature Ansley + Salem’s wedding on Boho Weddings.