If the sand and surf are calling your name when it comes to your wedding, there are many venues throughout the U.S. to choose from. However, not all beaches are created equal, and there are none so beautiful as the ones that line the shores of Sarasota and Bradenton, Florida. From private beaches with pure, glittering white sand to stunning sunset views of Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, these beaches are the perfect backdrop for any beach wedding. From Lido Key to Siesta Key, there are four main reasons why this coastal city has everything you need for the beach wedding of your dreams.
1. The Wide Selection of Beaches
Sarasota boasts a large number of beaches that range from private to public, and no matter what type of beach setting you're looking for, you'll find it in the Sarasota Keys. From Greer Island Park, which has secluded beaches hidden away near the Longboat Pass Bridge, to the Lido Key beaches that range from those with snack areas, picnic tables, and trendy shops to those that are completely secluded, you're sure to find a beach that suits your ceremony's theme. Keep in mind that some of the more secluded beaches, especially those that are on Greer Island Park, can be a challenge when it comes to public access and parking, so this is something you'll have to deal with if you choose a beach in this area.
2. The Selection of Beachfront Resorts
If you want to add five-star service to your beach wedding and accommodate your guests in the best way possible, then a beach wedding in Sarasota is the right choice, thanks to the huge number of resorts in the area. Whether you want a room with a balcony and a commanding view of Sarasota bay or a beautiful open-air locale in which to have your reception, you can find them all here. There are a number of resorts that will even assist you with your wedding, providing you with affordable wedding package that include everything you'll need for your beach wedding and the reception, including food and access to quality sounds systems so that you, your, spouse, and your guests can dance the night away after the ceremony.