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Located in Placida, Florida, Palm Island Resort provides their tropical location for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Sitting on two miles of beach on a scenic barrier island, this resort offers a relaxed atmosphere and idyllic views of the Gulf of Mexico. You will have access to luxurious villas, mouth-watering cuisine, and an array of amenities to make your big day unforgettable.
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Palm Island Resort offers various locations to suit events of any sizes. Their largest space is a beach view location, with options for romantic tent coverings, that can accommodate up to 500 guests. The ocean will be your backdrop under the wedding arch, and your chairs will be placed on the sandy beaches for a relaxing atmosphere. Smaller gatherings can take place either in the resort clubhouse, which has a 120-person capacity. Its stairway entrance is surrounded by stone wall details, lush greenery, and an attached courtyard with romantic fountains for cocktail receptions. The resort is surrounded by plenty of settings for photo sessions, from the sun-kissed beaches to the secluded walkways surrounded by well-kept gardens. In addition, their 65 villas along the coast feature full kitchens, spacious rooms, and beach-themed décor to give guests a relaxing, unforgettable stay.
An array of wedding packages are carefully crafted to suit weddings of various themes, from intimate elopements to grand celebrations. Each couple will have access to the estate’s experienced wedding coordinator, who will help you through the wedding process, down to the smallest details. Tables, chairs, linen, and dinnerware will be set up by the dedicated staff at the location you prefer. A team of bartenders and servers will be available on the big day, to ensure all your beverage and culinary needs are taken care of. Palm Island Resort also has all-inclusive packages to suit elopements from start to finish. For ceremonies of less than 25 people, the team will provide officiate services with custom vows, bouquet and boutonniere options, and an hour of photography services.
The resort has two restaurants on site, with a team of trained chefs that happily provide you with multiple delicious dishes to choose from. The dishes pay homage to their seaside location, and feature an array of seafood selections, along with BBQ and Italian classics. The catering team can do plated, buffet, or family style meals for your reception and cocktail hour.
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Perfect Gulf Coast Wedding
We rented out the Rum Bay Restaurant from 10:00-12:00 for an after party since we knew the group would still want a place to play after the reception was over. That option was a really great addition to the event.
Make sure to arrange golf carts for your vendors for the day of the wedding as no cars are allowed on the resort.
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I have 35+ years in the Hospitality business. Starting as a Guest Services Manager, dipping my feet as Director of Food and Beverage, continue on as Event Services Manager and on to Director of Sales & Marketing makes me well rounded in all aspects of the business. I love working in paradise and helping everyone make wonderful memories on island time. It's our goal to deliver beyond your expectations! We have continued to grow and enhance our wedding offerings and enjoy working with many of the vendors in the area. Memories at the Speed of Old Florida, are you ready to make some?!
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It's always a pleasure to be back at the beautiful Palm Island Resort! With its gentle sea breezes, breathtaking Gulf views, and laid back Old Florida vibe, Palm Island Resort is the perfect destination for your unforgettable wedding day.
Palm Island is a majestic private island resort located just south of Sarasota. The staff are always excellent to work with and we always look forward to playing at Palm Island. Thank you Amy and Lisa for the hospitality and we look forward to many events in the future.
I had the great pleasure of officiating a wedding at Palm Island Resort this last October. The surroundings were wonderful, pristine beaches and old Florida charm. But, it was the staff that really made the day. Professional and accommodating. If you are planning a wedding don't hesitate to contact their staff. You will be well taken care of. I look forward to working with them again.
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