Couples looking for a great getaway for their wedding, whether big or small, love to hit Sarasota’s coastline. Sarasota beach weddings have been popular for years because of the great weather, wonderful ambiance, and, of course, beautiful beaches. Choosing where to have the wedding is another challenge. Find out more about popular Sarasota beach wedding locations to decide which may be right for the big day.
Siesta Key has some of the best white sand in the entire world. Sarasota beach weddings happen nearly every day on the white sands with a view of the Gulf. Just over an hour south of Tampa Bay, these beaches are a popular wedding destination. Be sure to plan to organize the best time for your big day. Permit fees apply. Many homes and condo rentals are available on the island. For friends and family, many dining options exist along Ocean Drive. There is no need to leave paradise when it is right under your feet!
948 Beach Rd, Sarasota, FL 34242
Lido Key lies north of Siesta Key, about ½ mile south of St. Armand’s Circle, a destination for shopping and dining. Lido Key beaches are beautiful and ready for couples to say those nuptials in paradise. South Lido is a very popular destination for weddings with its beautiful views and scenic Gulf shoreline. Enjoy the beach and park all in one spot plus picnic spots, public restrooms, and great amenities for everyone to enjoy when they come for the destination wedding of your dreams. Beach wedding and permit fees apply in this secluded sliver of bliss by the beach.
400 Ben Franklin Drive, Lido Key, FL 34236
Longboat Key Beaches
Longboat Key is a quiet respite to other area beaches. Serenity and peace are at your fingertips (and toes) as the sand and sea calm the senses for a perfectly tranquil beach wedding. The perfect place to get away is by the beautiful turquoise waters of the Gulf, away from crowds and noise. Ready for adventure, sign up for some fun in the surf and sand. Dine at elegant spots or have a low-key wedding. Whether it is an elopement, an intimate small affair, or a large beach wedding, Longboat Key Beach is a dream come true for brides and grooms-to-be.
361 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key
South of Siesta Key lies a quiet retreat unlike any other. With a lifeguard station on both the north and south ends of the beach and free public parking, guests will love Nokomis Beach. Seashells line the shores ready to be collected. Swim, sunbathe, take in the wildlife, or just enjoy nature at its finest. The concession stands at the beach make this space great for families and loved ones to enjoy. Destination weddings are popular here for these reasons and many more. The soft, white sand on your toes, amazing sunsets, and ample spaces to take beautiful photos of the big day are only part of what makes this place special. Preserve this day to enjoy memories with loved ones for many years to come.
115 S Casey Key Rd, Nokomis, FL 34275