With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, romance is in the air on Siesta Key. It should be no surprise that Siesta Key it is regarded as one of Florida’s best wedding and vow renewal destinations, due to its world-class beaches and beautiful Gulf views. It’s a romantic destination that beckons, especially during months when people want to escape cold weather up north. Really, what could be more ideal?
Siesta Key Wedding Venues
Many ceremonies – weddings and vow renewals – take place on the award-winning, white sandy beaches of Siesta Key with the Gulf of Mexico sparkling in the background.
Siesta Key Beach has been voted in the top ten lists of most beautiful beaches in the United States for many years. This year, Trip Advisor ranked Siesta Key Beach #1 in the nation. Its unique crushed quartz white sand, no matter the temperature, the feels “cool” to your feet. Paired with its beautiful warm waters, and breathtaking sunsets, it is no wonder it makes the list of beautiful beaches year after year.
Other Sarasota County Wedding Venues
And the beaches are just the start. Sarasota County offers a wide variety of lovely settings from casual to fancy, including local parks and iconic landmarks such as Selby Gardens, the Ringling Museum and Historic Spanish Point.
Marie Selby Gardens – Weddings may be held anywhere in the gardens, but the most popular locations are the Schimmel Wedding Lawn and Pavilion, situated on the bayfront with stunning sunset views and a seating capacity of up to 1,000 guests, the Gazebo and its vines of queen’s wreath, the Banyan Grove – the most photographed location for bridal parties, and the Wedding Oak near the Christy Payne Mansion, which boasts ever-blooming orchids.
Ringling Museum & Ca’ d’Zan – Voted The Knot Best of Weddings 2013, The Ringling’s grounds are treasured for their romantic settings, architecture and breathtaking views of Sarasota Bay. There are several other settings around Ringling that offer elegant and beautiful accommodations.
Historic Spanish Point – The Historic Spanish Point bayfront site spans across 30 acres and is a memorable wedding venue. In addition to Mary’s Chapel, the neo-classic style Pergola and Sunken Garden that overlook Little Sarasota Bay are awe-inspiring settings for a garden wedding.
If you’re looking to have your wedding or vow renewal ceremonies in Siesta Key or the surrounding areas, finding lodging for you and your family and friends can start to be a daunting task. Find something better than hotels with incredible Siesta Key beach vacation rental with Jennette Properties. Feel free to view our current vacation rental listings or contact us today to speak with a representative.