(Closed) Good places for a warm beach wedding in the US?

posted 6 years ago in Destination Weddings
Post # 3
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

Pelican Grand Beach Resort in Fort Lauderdale

http://www.pelicanbeach.com

ETA: will be absolutely amazing in December, but hellish in August

Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

I love Gulf Shores/Orange Beach, Alabama. It’s not Maui, but the beaches are pretty white and the prices for beachfront condos reduce significantly during the first or second week of August, so friends and family could stay at pretty nice places right on the beach for a good price.

 

Post # 5
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

Key West in December.  Check out the B&Bs for deals on wedding packages.  It’s cool that time of year but still warm enough to enjoy the beach, snorkeling, and golf.

Post # 6
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

San Diego!  One of the great things about SD is that the weather is incredibly consistent (aka always sunny, usually fairly temperate).  If I were to do a destination wedding there (which I might) I’d plan to hold it at a Hotel so that the guests could stay in one place and the hotel could manage most of the bigger logistics.  Hotels such as the following would be contenders

– The hotel del cornado

 – Tower23 

 – Pacific Terrace

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

@Paiger8:  Long boat key, FL

 

You can have your wedding at Longboat key Club there and there are plenty of places for people to stay that would be within their pricerange or they could all stay at the same hotel!

Post # 10
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

@Paiger8:  

Key West/Key Biscayne, FL. Key West is very romantic and fun, it’s in the continental US yet feels like you’re in another country, very tropical. Easy to fly to from the east coast, a little cumbersome if you’re on the west coast, however. (If you fly into Miami, it’s about a 3 hr drive to KW).

Post # 11
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: Central Park

Any beach along the Gulf of Mexico would work best. He sand is white and cool and the water is a beautiful teal. East coast florida is gray and dark blue and not very romantic looking. 

Post # 12
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Savannah–Tybee Island!

Post # 13
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

Hotel Del Coronado in SD

Post # 14
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Helper bee

San Diego!

Post # 15
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I live in St. Petersburg, FL and work in St. Pete Beach, FL. SPB is gorgeous and pretty affordable. We’re getting married near the beach in July of 2013. But beware, Florida beaches in the summer are hot and full of people. A winter wedding in FL would definitely be more cost-effective and the beaches would be less crowded.

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