White Orchid at Oasis

White Orchid at Oasis

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Fort Myers, FL
 
4.6
out of 5.0
30 Reviews
Quality of Service
4.6
Responsiveness
4.3
Professionalism
4.6
Value
4.7
Flexibility
4.7
5.0

We are so glad we found The White Orchid! I grew up in Southwest Florida, where my parents still live, and had never heard of this place. I'd made a list of other, more well known venues to check out on our planning trip but once we met with Jamie at this beautiful waterfront house, I was sold! The property is gorgeous and feels very private despite its proximity to other residences, etc. The house is not furnished and the only in-house service is catering (with some rentals -- tables, chairs -- included), but this gave us plenty of space to get creative and really personalize our day. The "a la carte" vendor shopping might stress out some, but we loved getting to pick exactly who we worked with and bringing in some of our own touches. We hired an outside planner, but Jamie also provided some vendor suggestions. We saved a ton by stocking our own bar and the bridal suite upstairs is amazing! Jamie set up a catering tasting appointment for us while we were in town for the holidays, and her menu has so many options. All of them were delicious. I was happily surprised that the execution of the food for our ~100 person wedding was just as flawless as the tasting portions had been. Many of our guests commented that this was the best "wedding food" they'd ever had! One of our chosen appetizers (accidentally?) got subbed for another very similar item, but it didn't even matter because it was also delicious. Be prepared to wait a little while for a response from Jamie during the busy season (this may be my fault as a long distance bride using primarily e-mail), but it's all worth it when everything comes together on the day of your event. Jamie was so flexible about small tweaks to our plan, numbers, timeline, etc. and even allowed us to use the property for our rehearsal dinner (a food truck barbecue) for a small extra charge. There's soooo much you can do with this space.... and Jamie's team is exceptionally friendly, professional, and talented. We loved this venue.

Services Used: Ceremony & Reception Venue
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LOCATION
3027 East Riverside Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33916
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Nestled on the bank of the Caloosahatchee River lies a truly unique setting. Meandering cobblestone paths, set amidst a tropical landscape, lead you to the White Orchid. The White Orchid is a historic "Old-Florida" home overlooking a lush green lawn that spills out into the river.The White Orchid serves as the ideal setting for weddings and all ... read more
Nestled on the bank of the Caloosahatchee River lies a truly unique setting. Meandering cobblestone paths, set amidst a tropical landscape, lead you to the White Orchid. The White Orchid is a historic "Old-Florida" home overlooking a lush green lawn that spills out into the river.The White Orchid serves as the ideal setting for weddings and all events. It can accommodate groups up to five hundred on the lawn or under tent, and one hundred fifty within the home itself. It's unique tropical setting near the River District of downtown Fort Myers, will make you feel transported far away, while remaining close to it all. +/- read less
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Categories: Ceremony & Reception Venue
Event Types: Anniversaries, Baby Showers, Bar / Bat Mitzvahs, Birthdays, Christenings, Corporate Events, Debutante Balls, Eco-Friendly / Green Weddings, Engagement Parties, Graduations, Holiday Parties, LGBTQ Weddings / Ceremonies, Memorials, Proms, Quinceaneras, Sweet 16s