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intimate destination beach wedding in tamarindo
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Lexi + Paul

It’s not often that your mother meets your future husband the same day as you do, but in Lexi’s case, she was touring local radio stations promoting her music with her mom when they both met Paul, who just so happened to be a local DJ interviewing Lexi. And even though both Paul + Lexi weren’t looking for a relationship at the time, Lexi’s mom just had this feeling that they would make a great couple. As for Paul, he was “interested in at least getting to know Lexi for the next 3-6 months.” 

But when the love of your life just so happens to be talking in the mic across from you, you throw timing out the window and take a chance — which is exactly what Paul + Lexi did. The more time they spent together, the more they liked each other — they simply made each other better + helped each other grow as individuals. Five years later, after Paul proposed to Lexi with Mario and Princess figurines earlier that year, the couple landed in Costa Rica for an intimate destination beach wedding in Tamarindo at Pangas Beach Club. Lexi + Paul exchanged the most heart felt, personal vows. Love simply radiated the whole afternoon, between Lexi + Paul to their family members. 

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Vendor Team:
Planner: Mil Besos
Venue: Pangas Beach Club
Rentals + Flowers: Los Primos Designs
Cake: Victoria Zoch
Music: Avellino

Pura Vida,
Kristen

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I would love to hear what photographic ideas you have cooking, whether it be playing on the beach with your family, wandering the Spanish Moss squares in Savannah, hiking up to a beautiful waterfall, or capturing the intimate love at your wedding. I know there are countless other awesome photographers to choose from, so how about we grab a cup of delicious Costa Rican coffee and get to know each other? If the fit is right, I can’t wait to welcome you and your loved ones to the Samba to the Sea familia! Fill out the contact form or email me at hola@sambatothesea.com — you can count on me to get back to you within a day!

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