Recommended by 97%
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Shelby · Married on 09/29/2018
We wanted an easy-to-plan, stress-free, small beach destination wedding, and Sun and Sea Beach Weddings was the perfect company. They were extremely responsive, easy to work with, and totally took care of everything. We are from Orlando and were not familiar with Amelia Island (where we had our wedding), we used one of the restaurants Michelle recommended for dinner after the wedding (Verandah, which was exquisite), and I had my hair styled at a hair stylist she recommended as well who was wonderful. The officiant was outstanding and the entire ceremony was absolutely perfect for us. I am very happy with the price, the ceremony, and everyone we worked with.
Kelly · Getting married on 03/30/2019
Our experience with sun and sea was fantastic. Vania was our coordinator and she was very responsive and executed everything I asked for perfectly. She even helped entertain our little one while we got photos taken. I highly recommend this company and Vania for a beach ceremony!!
Joana · Married on 01/18/2019
Very helpful in preparing weddings
*A long review but wanted to give details/kudos*
My fiancé and I were getting married in Colorado but when we discovered his parents weren't able to travel so easily to Colorado, we decided to shift things to Florida. As it was just our parents attending, we thought it would be simple to handle. Order in some flowers, find a spot on a beach, rent or buy some chairs, jump on The Knot for a photographer...simple. And probably for some people they could do all of that just fine. My experience? As I'm going down my small checklist, I start to think, "My fiancé will need to put the flowers on everyone because I don't want him to see me before the wedding", "we have to go pick up the flowers and chairs the day before the wedding and make sure the flowers don't get ruined in the interim", "hhhmm...he's also going to have to bring the chairs himself and set things up himself". Plenty of questions, along with recognizing the hundreds of photographers out there, and then thinking maybe I also wanted a musician so let's add that to the list, etc.
That's when I realized I needed a helper. For Sun and Sea's package cost, it brought me peace and sanity. Vania was our wedding planner and she was wonderful. I am a list person, I like to check everything off and maybe even confirm it a 2nd or 3rd time and Vania was patient and kind with all of my questions. Within just a couple weeks, we had everything selected. When we were reviewing the beach locations they recommended, my fiancé found a different beach location (not on their list) that he loved. One quick question to Vania and in a heartbeat, they followed up on the needed permit and our place was set. Many people challenge the permit which I first pondered about too, as all it's allowing is for a ranger to not have you stop the wedding and/or move it. I didn't think a ranger would actually stop us in the middle of a ceremony but having the permit was better in the end because you could set everything up, and not worry about a family setting up their beach day right where you wanted to stand.
Side things were also helpful. We took a quick trip to FL to get our license a few weeks before the wedding and I wanted to find someone to do my hair for the wedding. A quick call to Vania and she referred me to someone (Sarina Durden, excellent). I know it's hard to find a hair person under such short notice but luckily it worked out well for us, and not only was I able to get in for a hair consult, I was able to hire her to come to the beach house we rented and do my hair/makeup as well as our mothers’ and made the day even more special.
The wedding day itself was beautiful. We brought in our own pastor as we wanted a religious ceremony and Sun and Sea took off the price of their officiant. Kyle was our violinist and was wonderful. He was quick to adapt as we picked a song for our communion, but our pastor started talking as communion started, so he adjusted and played the song lightly as she spoke. Our photographer, Jeannie was so great. We ended up adding pictures at the house prior to the ceremony and though the times didn't get communicated correctly, Jeannie was quick to come up with some alternative solutions and it worked out great. What I loved most about her was her patience and positive nature. Our parents are older so we take things slower, and no one wants to be rushed when getting their picture taken. Jeannie was at ease, took her time, and allowed us to be comfortable which helps to capture the moment even better. We haven't received our pictures yet but are excited to have them as moments to a special day. We also hired a videographer, also referred to us by them. Jax video did a fantastic job and if you’re having a small wedding, we definitely recommend taping your ceremony. We have been able to share our ceremony with our friends and family and something we already treasure.
Side keepsakes: They have an option where you can design a wooden sign with your name and wedding date. Vicky handled that order request with us and was very responsive, allowing us to pick the colors of the frame, etc. I know you can probably find something similar on Etsy or Amazon, but being able to run through our entire checklist with one company really made things so easy. And lastly, the flowers...I read many reviews where everyone just loved their flowers. The bridal bouquet and groom’s boutonniere were absolutely beautiful! We also got boutonnieres for our parents and I was impressed with the spray roses for our fathers and the beautiful orchids for our mothers. The ceremony was beautiful and though you can always pick apart little things of any event, the joy I experienced during the ceremony says it all.
So, if you're good with knowing what you want, but don't have a lot of time and think you need a helper, we definitely recommend going with Sun and Sea. Thank you, Sun and Sea for helping us enjoy such a beautiful day.
Pricilla Mabery · Married on 11/13/2018
Amazing and Enjoyable
Sun and Sea Beach is an amazing company! My planner was Vicky and she was beyond helpful. She was informative, professional, and so sweet to us. We were an out of state couple, so our correspondence has all been via phone/email. Vicky was always promt in returning any of my calls or messages. She also surprised us by setting up an arbor, even when it wasnt in our budget. These guys know exactly what they're doing!
Kendall Towner · Married on 10/28/2018
Amazing to work with!
I am so glad that we chose to use Sun and Sea Beach Weddings for our wedding! They were so helpful and professional throughout the entire process. Planning a wedding from another state is not easy but every aspect of our wedding that they were taking care of went so smoothly! Any questions or concerns we had were answered honestly. We had Michelle (our planner), her set up team, a guitarist for the ceremony, photographer, and DJ at our reception. Everyone was so friendly and helpful. We could not be happier with the whole experience. They all truly went above and beyond to make our special day that much more special!
Nora Adams · Married on 10/13/2018
Sun and sea beach weddings best option for small ceremonies
Sun and Sea Beach Wedding has been an AMAZING experience from the moment we found them! We knew we wanted a low key elopement where we could sit back and enjoy each other throughout our engagement and not worry about planning details. Sun and Sea handled everything with such ease. We chose a simple wedding package with an extra hour of photography. Nick, our officiant did an amazing job and delivered a beautiful ceremony. And although I don't have the photos back yet, we had the BEST time walking around St Augustine with Jeannie taking photos. 10/10 I would definitely recommend Sun and Sea Beach Weddings for your ceremony!
Sabrina · Married on 10/06/2018
I seriously cannot say anything bad about our big day! Michelle, Nick and our photographer did an amazing job. They were so easy to work with and our pictures turned out INCREDIBLE. I highly recommend this company, if you want a stress free, BEAUTIFUL day!! Nick also helped us surprise our whole family with a gender reveal right after we said “I DO”. We are FINALLY getting our girl!! AMAZING COMPANY!
Haley Paratore · Married on 10/06/2018
We were married on 10-06-18 and took a year to plan it out. Vicky was so hopeful in navigating me in how to work things and worked with me on what I wanted our special day to be like! Vicky and her crew were very professional and kept me in the loop of the status on things prior, during and after the ceremony! I especially appreciated her assistant who pulled a cookie out of her bag when I realized I hadn’t eaten all day and was hitting freakout/nervous point
Panela Ashe · Married on 10/06/2018
Our dream wedding thanks to Michelle!
Our wedding was beautiful and so easy thanks to Sun and Sea and Michelle! Every step of the way she guided us through and then we had the honor of her doing our photos as well. Her attention to detail was amazing, and our photos were the best!
Tamar · Married on 09/29/2018
I had the best experience planning my destination wedding with Sun and Sea. The service was affordable, beautiful and stress free. Michelle made sure my day was seamless and I was able to relax and enjoy having a wedding without the stress of planning. I can’t say enough good things about Sun and Sea.
Kelly · Married on 09/27/2018
We had a wonderful experience with Sun and Sea! They made everything easy, stress free, beautiful, and memorable! Staff was very professional and responsive! We would highly recommend Sun and Sea if you are looking to have a beach wedding!!! Thank you Sun and Sea!
Bonnie · Married on 09/26/2018
We had such a great experience with Sun and Sea Beach Weddings. Even though we didn't contact them until about
two weeks prior to our planned elopement to St. Augustine, everything ended up being absolutely perfect and stress free. Michelle, our wedding coordinator, contacted me soon after we booked our wedding and made sure everything was taken care of. We aren't from the area so she steered us towards the perfect location and even suggested a sunrise wedding which turned out to be absolutely beautiful! Vania, our officiant, was amazing and the photographer was extremely thorough and did an outstanding job. Everyone we had contact with from the very beginning was knowledgeable and professional and did their best to make our wedding day everything we hoped it would be.
Bonnie Trotter · Married on 09/26/2018
Our Day was Perfect
My fiancé and I wanted simple ceremony on the beach in St. Augustine with just the two of us. As I was researching I came across the Sun and Sea Beach Weddings website and started reading reviews. Based on what I read, I contacted them. It was only a couple of weeks before we were planning to get married and even with the short notice, they were able to pull together a wedding that exceeded our expectations. Everyone I had contact with was very responsive and so easy to work with. They led us step by step through the process, took care of every detail and promptly answered any last minute questions that we had. We are not from Florida so didn't know a lot about the area, but Michelle was very helpful in suggesting a place for our wedding. She also suggested a sunrise wedding which turned out to be perfect! Vania, our officiant, was wonderful and Appleseed Photography did an amazing job on the photographs! I can't say enough about how great our experience was with Sun and Sea Beach Weddings. Their professionalism and knowledge made planning our wedding stress free.
Curtiss · Married on 09/22/2018
We had a wonderful experience with Sun and Sea weddings from initial consultation to the big day! Everything went according to plan and even surpassed our expectations. Vicky, our planner, made the process very simple and easy while still delivering an amazing wedding ceremony!
Neyva Escalante · Married on 09/22/2018
The ceremony I arrived to the day of my wedding was beautiful and amazing. I am so thankful to Sun and Sea Beach weddings for making my dream wedding come true and making it as easy as possible for me. I was told over and over how beautiful everything had been set up and how beautiful everything looked. I was so grateful to Amanda for picking out the most perfect details for my special day, so that it could all come together for my love and I.
Alexandra · Married on 09/07/2018
Our experience with Sun and Seas Beach wedding was absolutely amazing! We had a beautiful Driftwood Beach wedding! Nick and Vania were extremely helpful during the entire planning process and were always quick to respond to any emails I sent their way. They were always friendly when I made changes and never made me feel like a burden. The outcome was absolutely beautiful, and everyone was blown away by the setup! Their photography team was better than we could have ever asked for as well! We can’t thank them enough for making our day perfect!
Madison · Married on 09/01/2018
I had an amazing experience with Sun and Sea Beach Weddings. It was such a beautiful and special day and they exceeded in all of my expectations. The ceremony was set up perfectly and the decor was so beautiful. All of the staff were amazing and very helpful. The photographer was phenomenal. She was great to work with and our pictures were extraordinary! I couldn't imagine our special day going any better and a million thanks to Sun and Sea Beach Weddings for making it better than I could of dreamed.
Andrea · Married on 08/30/2018
I highly recommend Sun and Sea to plan your beach wedding ! Michelle was prompt in returning calls and emails quickly to answer any questions. They made it so easy to plan a perfect day from 5 hours away . It was a beautiful day and we couldn’t have asked for easier planning . Their recommendations for vendors, Flowers etc... were superb!
amy · Married on 08/18/2018
The most reliable and dependable service anyone could ask for. Everything that was discussed was done without fault. We are very happy with the entire experience.
Beth · Married on 08/18/2018
Ron the officiant and Michelle the photographer made us feel special and their attention to detail made the day even more perfect!
Christopher · Married on 08/11/2018
I could not recommend this team more! We were in a pinch when our venue canceled on us last minute, they stepped up and provided my wife the wedding she has always wanted in less than a week. It was a phenomenal experience and went beyond every expectation we had. Thank you!
Marian · Married on 08/11/2018
We were very pleased with all of their services. The photographer did a great job and took the pictures we wanted plus other ones we had not even thought about. The DJ also did a good job. We especially want to thank Vicky, our coordinator. She was excellent. Her response time was A+, and she stayed on top of things all the way. We did not have to worry at all. A great venue.
Kristi · Married on 08/10/2018
Great experience! We planned a very last minute elopement to St. Augustine and Sun and Sea accommodated everything perfectly. To top it all off, when we went to get in the car to get to the ceremony our car battery was dead...Vania came and picked us up and took us back to our Inn afterwards!! She went above and beyond and we are eternally grateful!!!
Debbie Parker Fair · Married on 07/28/2018
Our ceremony turned into our rainbow!
Sun and Sea Beach Weddings made our day perfect! It rained up until 15 minutes before our ceremony but everything was still perfect. They had a backup ready just in case it was still raining. We bought umbrellas and were ready for the worse. They turned the umbrellas into props that made the most beautiful pictures!
Aneesah · Married on 07/21/2018
Sun and seas is amazing the whole staff is courteous, and professional. Everyone goes above and beyond to make your day special .