Let’s Elope to Costa Rica!


2 April 2024

If you are thinking about eloping, follow these steps to ensure a smooth experience:

  • Communicate with Your Partner:
    Ensure both of you are in agreement about eloping, as it is crucial that this decision is mutual.
  • Select a Venue:
    Choose a location that aligns with your vision for your elopement, whether it's a scenic outdoor spot, a courthouse, or a dream destination.
  • Understand Legal Requirements:
    Research the legal procedures for marriage in the chosen location, which may involve obtaining a marriage license or meeting residency criteria.
  • Plan the Ceremony:
    Decide on the type of ceremony you desire, whether it's an intimate exchange of vows or involving a small group of loved ones.
  • Inform Close Ones:
    Consider notifying select family members or friends in advance to avoid hurt feelings from being left out.
  • Organize Logistics:
    Make travel arrangements, secure accommodations, and plan the details of your elopement day, such as transportation and special activities.
  • Capture Memories:
    Hire a photographer or videographer to document your elopement, preserving the memories of your special day.
  • Celebrate Together:
    After the elopement, celebrate as a newly married couple with a romantic dinner, champagne toast, or a private moment together.

Remember, eloping is a personal choice, and there is no right or wrong way to do it. The key is that it feels right for you and your partner.

At Drift Away Lodge, we specialize in intimate events. We can arrange all the details so that your special day is stress free. Elope to Costa Rica and let Drift Away Lodge take care of the rest!