When you think of Florida weddings, Miami beach wedding venues are probably the first locations that come to mind. And not surprisingly, there are quite a few Miami wedding venues on the water, whether you’re looking for a relaxed destination wedding or a more glammed-up style. When it comes to hosting a beach wedding in Miami, you’ll want to be sure to find a venue that has an indoor backup plan in case of inclement weather, too.
Check out some of our favorite Miami beach wedding venues to consider for your big day!
Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort
Located in Sunny Isles Beach (known as the “Florida Riviera”), this hotel and resort has 500 feet of private oceanfront property—so it’s a great spot for a beach wedding in Miami. And who says beach weddings have to be small? The Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort is one of the Miami beach wedding venues that can host bigger weddings of up to 300 guests. The Atlantis Ballroom in particular, offers 5,000 square feet of well-appointed party space.
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B Ocean Resort Fort Lauderdale
From the location to the food and the service, couples rave about this Fort Lauderdale beach venue. You can host your ceremony directly on the beach, with the ocean waves as your soundtrack, and then enjoy your reception in an indoor ballroom with floor to ceiling windows that overlooks the beachfront—the best of both worlds! If you’re looking to host a true destination wedding, your guests will love staying at this resort—it offers lots of activities on site but is super-close to all of the fun of Fort Lauderdale, too!
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Lake Worth Casino
This landmark building was recently renovated, but still features the 1920s architecture giving it a vintage Florida feel. You can host your ceremony right on the beach, or if you’d prefer something different, you can also wed in the courtyard or on the oceanfront terrace. Receptions are held indoors and the banquet space can host up to 250 guests.
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Key Largo Lighthouse Beach Weddings
One of the best parts of hosting a destination wedding is the ability to have all of your guests stay in the same place. The Key Largo Lighthouse is one of the few beach wedding venues where you rent the premises for up to four days and three nights, and everyone can stay together—perfect for group bonding! There are actually two beaches to choose from, Coral Beach and Hidden Beach, both provide a relaxed and unique setting to turn your wedding into a vacation.
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Sole on the Ocean Resort
This resort in Sunny Isles Beach is one of the more intimate Miami wedding venues on the beach. The space hosts up to 120 guests, and features stunning beachfront space for ceremonies and lovely ballrooms for your celebration. This venue is also a great choice for rehearsal dinners and other wedding-related events. Couples rave about the attentive staff, the delicious food, and of course, the breathtaking views!
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Royal Palm Island
Want to have your wedding on your own private island? You’ll come pretty close at this location—one of the most unique Miami beach wedding venues we’ve seen. Royal Palm Island is a hidden gem in South Miami, and features a scenic lakefront beach. We love the “floating” ceremony space at the estate, which provides a stunning lake backdrop for your vows. We also love the tented reception space on premises!
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Acqualina Resort & Spa
This venue combines the feel of a garden wedding while offering a beach wedding in Miami, too—truly the best of both worlds. The lawns at this resort are oceanfront—a bit more modern and glamorous than a “toes in the sand” beach wedding, but still with the water as your backdrop. This is an all-inclusive venue, offering wedding packages to make your planning process an absolute breeze—they handle everything from food to décor.
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Costa d’Este Beach Resort and Spa
Located in Vero Beach, this beach resort features ceremonies in the sand, and a stunning Crystal Ballroom for receptions. This is one of the more intimate beach wedding venues, with a capacity of 90 guests. One of the perks of getting married at this resort? The Aisle Toast to That program, which allows couples to create and name their own wedding signature cocktails!
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Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa
We love how this wedding venue offers a natural beachfront space with all of the amenities of a full-service resort. The secluded beach ceremony space is surrounded by lush trees, and features the Atlantic Ocean as your backdrop. There are several indoor reception spaces to choose from, including the larger Sailfish Ballroom, the Marlin Room, and the Terrace. This is a popular venue with couples, and won a Couple’s Choice Award in 2017.
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DoubleTree Ocean Point Resort & Spa
Located on Collins Avenue on Miami Beach North, you’ll love the fabulous wedding ceremony spaces at this resort. You can marry right on the beach or on the gorgeous veranda, overlooking the ocean. All of the indoor event spaces also have amazing Atlanta ocean views. Another Couple’s Choice Award winner, not only is this among the best Miami beach wedding venues around, it’s also a great guest hotel and spot for rehearsal dinners.
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