From scuba diving to horseback riding, the JW Marriott Guanacaste has it all. Just off of Costa Rica’s gorgeous Mansita Beach, you can be sure each moment of your stay will be equally as fun as it is beautiful. With multiple dining options and an endless amount of activities, all set in an elegant and luxurious environment, you can be sure that your JW Marriott Guanacaste wedding will be a truly unique and exquisite experience for you and your guests.

JW Guanacaste Beach Ceremony

JW Marriott Guanacaste Beach Ceremony

Ceremony and Reception

JW Marriott Guanacaste Ceremony and Reception

Room Example 2

JW Marriott Guanacaste Room Example

Dining Sabanero Steak House

JW Marriott Guanacaste Dining

Dining Tamarine Restaurant

JW Marriott Guanacaste Dining

Pool 2

JW Marriott Guanacaste Pool


JW Marriott Guanacaste Pool

Tips From a Travel Agent

  • Rain or shine, the JW Marriott Guanacaste has a venue for a wedding ceremony of any kind including two different ballrooms, and the beautiful Mansita beach, perfect for a romantic and intimate ceremony.

  • The town of Tamarindo is a 15 minute drive from the resort. This laid-back beach town offers a variety of activities for your JW Marriott Guanacaste wedding guests.

  • There are over 5 different dining options available at the JW Marriott Guanacaste. Azul Grill offers stunning views of Mansita Beach at sunset and is perfect for wedding couples.

Wedding Date Availability

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JW Marriott Guanacaste Weddings Package and Resort Information

Package Costs

$1450 - $2800

The introductory “Cherish” package includes basic ceremony decor and the basic essentials for your ceremony. The “Soulmate” package includes upgraded ceremony decor packages, as well as an abundance of additional amenities for the bride and groom. These prices reflect the JW Marriott Guanacaste wedding ceremony only. Receptions or cocktail hours are available for an additional cost.

Price Range


$100 – $200 average price per person per night. Rooms include a private balcony or terrace, minibar, coffee/tea maker, and evening turndown service. Upgraded packages and European pricing options are available for an additional charge, and include daily meal plans, as well as various spa services. This resort is NOT all-inclusive, so food and drinks are a separate cost.

Entry Level Package

$1450 - 10 Guests

Bride’s bouquet and groom’s boutonniere | Ceremony decor | Rose petals for the aisle | Tropical wedding arch | Sparkling wine for toast | Wedding cake | Services of a wedding officiant

Property Size


There are 310 rooms with garden and ocean views. Floorplans range from guest rooms to one bedroom oceanfront presidential suites. The resort grounds are somewhat small and intimate. Rooms for mobility impaired guests are available upon request.

Venue Options


Pacuare Ballroom – 400 guests max, Tabacon Ballroom – 120 guests max, Mansita Beach – 120 guests max, Mansita Plaza – 100 guests max

Room Occupancy


This hotel allows a maximum of 4 adults per entry-level room, or 2 adults and 2 children. Children’s age break is 12 and younger.

Weddings Per Day


The resort hosts 1 wedding per day.

Chance of Sellout


The resort experiences high chances of occupancy in January, February, March, and April.



The JW Marriott Guanacaste Wedding Department typically responds within 48 hours.

Distance from Airport

80 Minutes

The resort is located 45 miles from the LIR Airport.

Resort Insights

“The best resort in Costa Rica. Various local food to choose and taste. Biggist pool in Central America. The staff is great. Make you feel like coming home. Pura Vida you are all awesome.” – Brian G. 4/19

“Great vacation spot! Staff is very friendly. There are several restaurants which differ in food which is a plus. They also prepared fresh fish we had caught for dinners and lunches which made the experience even better!” – Rajan J. 3/19

“Excellent experience. The resort is beautiful with the large pool, plenty of dining options, and spacious rooms. Staff is excellent and attentive. Don’t be shy and try to speak some Spanish as the staff will appreciate it.😎 🍍” – Christopher A. 1/19

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