9 Destination Wedding Venues on the Ft Lauderdale Coast

If you want your wedding to have a taste of the tropics, head for Fort Lauderdale. Not only will you find pristine beaches, swaying palm trees and nonstop sun, the town boasts an average temperature of 77 blissful degrees year-round! Honeymooning from here is a snap, too, because the city’s Port Everglades is one of the busiest cruise-ship ports in the world. But before you dash off to the Caribbean, Mexico or another destination, consider spending some quality time with your new spouse at one of the following fabulous Fort Lauderdale wedding venues where you can tie the knot and have an amazing vacation.


Pelican Grand Beach Resort

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Style: Luxurious resort with spectacular ocean views

Fab Feature: Exchange vows on the beach, beside the glittering pool, or on one of the the airy Rooftop Terraces, and follow with an elegant reception in the tented Atlantic Pavilion or the chic Everglades Room.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa

Singer Island- Riviera Beach, Florida

Style: Stunning four-diamond resort with an oceanic reef, two sparkling pools, and stylish suites

Fab Feature: The Veranda, with its lush tropical landscaping and bubbling fountains, makes a beautiful setting for an intimate outdoor reception or cocktail hour after your toes-in-the-sand ceremony.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hollywood Beach

Hollywood, Florida

Style: Tropical oasis on the edge of the famous Intercoastal Waterway.

Fab Feature: The airy, palm-studded Outdoor Pavilion is perfect for waterfront ceremonies, and no matter the weather, their graceful tented space provides a large dance floor, chandeliers and panoramic vistas of the hotel’s lush landscaping and the waterway beyond.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Sea Watch on the Ocean

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Style: Beloved Florida seafood restaurant perched on a bluff overlooking the Atlantic.

Fab Feature: The airy Captain's Room is outfitted with floor-to-ceiling windows, wood open-beamed ceilings, elegant, nautical-chic décor, and its own private patio, which boasts panoramic views of the surrounding dunes and rolling waves.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Ocean Manor Beach Resort

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Style: Breezy, historic resort set on the fabulous Galt Ocean Mile
Fab Feature: All packages include buffet-style service, a champagne toast for all wedding guests, complimentary tasting for the bridal couple, and special room rates for overnight guests.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Style: Sophisticated coastal hotel with expansive ocean vistas
Fab Feature: The hip, modern aesthetic extends to both food and atmosphere: guests will enjoy views of both the deep blue Atlantic from the clean-lined Infinity Ballroom and the beautifully presented, innovative cuisine.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Style: Posh, beachfront resort with exclusive amenities
Fab Feature: Hand-strung Hungarian crystal chandeliers and silk padded walls set off the Grand Ballroom, while on the 7th floor, the tropical pool deck affords sweeping ocean views.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$$

Riverside Hotel

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Style: Elegant riverfront property with a tropical flair
Fab Feature: Exchange vows on a waterfront patio surrounded by swaying palms and overlooking majestic yachts, then party in one of their two ballrooms—both of which open onto their own decks with spectacular views of the Fort Lauderdale skyline.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$



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