Sparklers are overdone, and wish lanterns aren’t allowed on our chosen beach. What are some locally inspired send-off ideas?
THE EXPERT Larissa Banting is owner and head planner of Weddings Costa Rica, which has led Central American celebrations for 13 years.
Ribbon wands are also popular; a corridor of guests waving them makes for a colorful yet quieter adieu that’s perfect for vibrant photos.
If you want something really lively and unforgettably wild, have a drumming, hip-shaking, Rio de Janeiro-inspired carnival lead you out.
One of my clients surprised their guests with a high-energy, interactive performance like this at the end of the night it was quite a showstopper!
Party hats, beads, masks and noisemakers were handed out so everyone was fully in the spirit of la vida loca.