Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach is a hotel and wedding venue located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This 40-acre beachfront site is a picturesque location for ceremonies and receptions, as well as engagement parties, wedding showers, and rehearsal dinners. Across a private walkway, guests will find the scenic Fort Lauderdale Beach. Local restaurants and shops are just a short walk away, while Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is less than 20 minutes away by car. This hotel is nestled between the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean, offering a stunning backdrop for wedding photos.
Facilities and Capacity
Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach offers nearly 20,000 square feet of event space and four main indoor and outdoor event spaces. Gatherings of all sizes are welcomed here, as the hotel can comfortably accommodate celebrations with up to 600 wedding guests. These spaces include gardens, a dock and two ballrooms. After exchanging vows in the breathtaking Waterfront Gardens, the newlyweds and guests can enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres dockside. The festivities can continue in the magnificent Grande View Ballroom, which has floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the ocean. Larger groups can be accommodated in the elegantly appointed Commodore Ballroom. This property offers comfortable accommodation, as well as a swimming pool, tennis courts, fitness center, on-site shops, and a marina for those staying overnight. Guests can enjoy indoor or outdoor dining on-site.
A full-service wedding and event venue, Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach offers on-site catering from a talented culinary team. They will work with couples to completely customize a menu based on their tastes and preferences. This can include a signature drink to add a unique spin to the event. The hotel staff is also happy to help set up the space to suit your vision, whether for your ceremony or cocktail hour. Some of the event rental items supplied by this venue include:
24 Reviews for Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach
Recommended by 99% of couples
18 User photos
Ana M. · Married on 12/05/2020
Beautiful hotel and awesome staff!! We shortened our guest list from 180 to 50 due to COVID and Michelle was extremely helpful and understanding throughout the entire process. The wedding food was excellent and we received so many compliments. The outside garden is an absolute beautiful place for a ceremony and the ballrooms are gorgeous. We also rented the high tide lounge for an afterparty which was an absolute blast, the pool area was recently renovated which was very nice as well. We had an all around great experience and are so unbelievably happy with having our big day at Bahia Mar!!!Sent on 12/18/2020
Keeley · Married on 05/23/2020
Absolutely the best! Michelle is awesome, and makes sure everything runs smoothly. She is so much help and made us feel at ease on such stressful day
Absolutely the best! Michelle is awesome, and made sure everything ran smoothly. She is so much help and made us feel at ease on such a stressful day. Our ceremony was out by the intercoastal and it was so pretty. Highly recommend this place to get married!Sent on 06/08/2021
Laura M. · Married on 02/22/2020
Amazing Staff and Facility
We held our daughter's wedding at Bahia Mar. Michelle Cannici and Alex (Banquet Captain) could have not been more accommodating. We also used the Bridal Suite the morning of the wedding, food was set out before our arrival time so it was great to have breakfast and mimosas at our fingers as soon as we walked in the room. The reception was extraordinary, we received many complements. We also held our brunch in the Harbor Lights room the next morning, that was equally phenomenal. Strongly recommend this facility for any special occasion.Sent on 03/05/2020
Bahia Mar is an amazing place to get married! Working with Michelle is a stress free experience!
I really enjoyed meeting Michelle Cannici. Their venue has many unique facets for those considering a wedding or other type of event there. You have a crosswalk to the beach. There is a special garden area with a pond which is great for pictures. You can hold a private wedding in the event space that overlooks the Intracoastal and yachts. Fantastic space for those guests who like a more private affair. The pricing points are great for the location, event space and unique facets of this venue. It would be a pleasure to work with Michelle.
I've done many wedding here and the people are so nice to work with, so helpful and timely. All my couples have left happy. Thank you for a great job.