Mystique Breeze Boho-Chic Elopement – Barrigona Beach, Costa Rica

18/05/2019
Our Partners:

• Wedding planner & Paper goods: One Heart Event Planning
• Film: Love at Hand
• Venue: Hacienda Barrigona
• Dresses: Elky Suárez
• Earrings: De Polvo y Viento
• Carnival crown: Madre Perla
• Bridal kimono: Maracao Beachwear
• Suit: Fabrizzio Berrocal
• Makeup: Tamara Sabate
• Hair: Roberth Quirós
• Florals: Diana Palomo Design
• Rentals & Linen: Deco 73 Rental Designers & D’gala Events
• Favors & Scents: Apuyantra Orgánica
• Cake: José Pablo Vega Cake Designer
• Music entertainment: Mariela Acuña


Mystic Breeze is a styled wedding editorial we planned to shoot at Barrigona Beach in Guanacaste area but it turned in a real intimate elopement for Masha and David, an engaged couple who have been together for almost 10 years, prior to celebrating with their families next year. Also is featured on Ruffled Blog and finally we can show you the whole story here on our blog! 

We chose Hacienda Barrigona as the venue because itself is already a hidden gem – A boutique hotel located on the Pacific Coast, hosting up to only 25 guests maximum, and it is the only property in the area that has its own access to the pristine Barrigona Beach, making it as if we had this beautiful paradise completely and exclusively to ourselves. The idea of the concept was taking boho chic to a whole new level, inspired by the travel destinations Tulum & Morocco, and of course the exoticness of our country Costa Rica. Aiming for something glamorous, delicate, relaxing, but also with a touch of something mystical, this elopement shoot combines neutral hues with the turquoise waters of the Pacific Ocean; dried leaves with fresh tropical florals; washed woods, raffia and wicker elements with crystal chandeliers and hand-woven macrame lamps, everything in our open-air ceremony and reception set-up. Every detail has been given thoughtful attention. For example, we wanted a a convertible gown with removable sleeves for our bride. These lace sleeves with attached tulle give it a dramatical and romantic feeling during the ceremony, but we also designed a change of look for the bride, making her a lot more comfortable to move around, dance and relax during the beach reception.

During the styled shoot, Masha and David exchanged their own vows and got eloped, with the staff team as their witnesses. Worth to mention, this free-spirited couple are founders of an eco-friendly company that sell organic and therapeutic products, and we would like them to be part of our vendors team as well, which is why we had scented oils and Palo Santo incense sticks as wedding favors, copal resin incense during the ceremony, and at the end of the day, the “groom” and the “bride” burned a bundle of dried white sage to secretly celebrate just between the two of them.

If you’re planning an open air beach wedding you should definitely stay tune about this wedding editorial! 

Enjoy!

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And don’t miss the video! by our dear friends Love At Hand

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