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Beachfront & Waterfront Weddings in The Palm Beaches

Check out some of these beautiful spots in The Palm Beaches for your wedding day on or by the water.

The Palm Beaches are known for beautiful beaches and gorgeous waterfronts, so it should come as no surprise that these locales are popular with couples planning their upcoming nuptials.

The stunning views that these waterfront venues offer are perfect for breathtaking wedding photos that couples can admire for years to come.

Whether you and your fiancé envision a beachfront bash, an elegant affair on the Intracoastal or a romantic evening under the stars while floating on the water, you are bound to find something you love. Here are some great options to consider when deciding where you want to host your celebration.  

Along the Beach

With more than 47 miles of Atlantic Ocean coastline, there are plenty of ways to have your nuptials on or near the sand. If you are eloping, just grab your fiancé and officiant and head to the nearest public beach. No permits required. The Palm Beaches are also home to some of the most breathtaking beaches and venues around. Whether you want to have your toes in the sand or the ocean as your backdrop, you have some amazing spots to check out.

Palm Beach Marriot Singer Island

If you are looking to have private access to the beachfront to host your wedding on the sand, make sure to check out the Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa where you can do just that. It’s a beautiful spot reserved just for you that you can make truly your own.

Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa wedding
Courtesy of Organic Moments Photography

Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa

At Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa in Manalapan, you can host a luxurious soiree with the Atlantic Ocean crashing behind you. From intimate gatherings at beachfront cabanas to larger affairs in the courtyard, you will have plenty of options to choose from for your wedding.

Married couple Eau Palm Beach
Courtesy of @blinkandcompanyphoto

The Breakers

One of Florida’s premier oceanfront hotels, this one-of-a-kind venue is filled with history and glamour. It boasts four pools in addition to a private beach, indoor and outdoor fitness centers, and Juliet balconies that offer guests sweeping views overlooking the Atlantic. If you want a world-class experience with top-notch service for your wedding day, look no further than The Breakers.

wedding at the Breakers
Courtesy of @gigidemanio

The Boca Raton Beach Club

Sitting on 200 waterfront acres, The Boca Raton Beach Club includes a private white sand beach and grand ocean-inspired ballroom that scream elegance and relaxed splendor—the perfect setting to say “I do.” From barefoot romance on the private beach to show-stopping splendor in the ballrooms, The Boca Raton’s diverse venues can bring any vision to life.

Couple getting married at The Boca Raton
Courtesy of The Boca Raton

The Seagate Hotel & Spa

At The Seagate, couples can choose between three stunning venues on the water: The Beach, The Beach Club, and The Pool Deck—each one offering a scenic backdrop for oceanfront weddings. Located in Delray Beach, The Seagate is the only resort in this city offering guests exclusive access to a private beach, championship golf course, full-service spa, 2 swimming pools, and more.

The seagate beach wedding
Courtesy of @blinkandcompanyphoto

Opal Grand Resort & Spa

Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Opal Grand Resort & Spa provides a picture-perfect backdrop for your beach wedding in South Florida. This Four Diamond resort offers several elegant indoor and outdoor wedding venues for your special day, including an oceanfront terrace located beside the Cascades pool, as well as formal ballrooms and elegant salons.

Wedding at Opal Resort
Courtesy of Opal Grand Resort & Spa

Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach

Picture yourself standing with your love on a pool terrace over the ocean. Or, if a grand ballroom is more your style, imagine gazing up at high coffered ceilings with twinkling Lalique crystal chandeliers before you say your vows. As the island’s only Five-Star, Five-Diamond resort, the Four Season is an exclusive venue to say “I do.”

Four Seasons Wedding
Courtesy of @blinkandcompanyphoto

Tideline Ocean Resort & Spa

Simple yet sophisticated, this exclusive beachfront resort in Palm Beach offers stunning event venues perfect to host your wedding. Book their oceanside patio, tropical pool, or the ballroom with unparalleled views of the Atlantic Ocean. Walk to the water’s edge for sun-kissed photos then dance the night away with a floor-to-ceiling window backdrop of sand, sea, and sky.

Wedding at Tideline Resort
Courtesy of Tideline Ocean Resort & Spa

Love by the Water 

Getting married by the water is not exclusively reserved for being by the ocean. In The Palm Beaches, there are wedding venues on the Intracoastal, on lakes or beside beautiful waterfalls. Finding these types of venues may require a little more research, but it’s worth the search.

 

The Pelican Club

The Pelican Club features one of the most epic views of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Loxahatchee River. Perched directly on the water across from the lighthouse, you can’t miss the view whether you are on the patio or in the ballroom. It is truly stunning!

Wedding at the Pelican Club
Courtesy of @blinkandcompanyphoto

Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

A venue you may not think of as waterfront is Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach. The beautiful garden path winds around a lake that is the backdrop for ceremonies and outdoor receptions. You can explore the gardens for your wedding photos as well.

Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens wedding
Courtesy of Krystal Zaskey Photography

Breakers West Country Club

Many of The Palm Beaches’ country and golf clubs offer waterfront options as well. The Breakers West Country Club in West Palm Beach is a great example that offers an idyllic setting for weddings at the ninth hole. What golfers see as a water hazard transforms into a picturesque backdrop for your wedding. You can also hop on a golf cart and search other parts of the course for beautiful photo spots.

Wedding at the Breakers West Country Club
Courtesy of @blinkandcompanyphoto

Going for a Boat Ride

If you are looking for something unique for your wedding that most guests will have never experienced, chartering a yacht or catamaran is such a fun option. These vessels can host your ceremony and reception on board while cruising down the Intracoastal Waterway or staying docked if preferred. Delray Yacht Cruises and Lots of Yachts are all wonderful options if you’re going to take your wedding out on the water. Keep in mind that capacity varies from vessel to vessel, so you’ll need a good idea of your guest count when you contact them.

Couple posing in front of a private yacht
Courtesy of Sonju Photography

Private Residences on The Water

With backyard weddings becoming so popular, you can even consider hosting your wedding at a private residence that overlooks the water. You are going to have a blast discovering these waterfront options and figuring out which works best for your big day.

Wedding at a private residence
Courtesy of Rosina DiBello Photography Studio

As you can see, there are lots of ways to celebrate your love on the waterfront. Whether you choose to be on the water, by the water or with your toes in the sand, you can’t go wrong by celebrating the love you and your fiancé share in The Palm Beaches.

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