12 Perfect Venues for Your Gulf Coast Beach Wedding Celebration

If your wedding day vision includes pristine white beaches and gorgeous ocean views, the Gulf Coast is the perfect place to say ‘I do.’ From a 1920s Mediterranean mansion in Florida to an architectural masterpiece in the heart of South Padre Island, we've got the perfect destination for your coastal celebration. We've gathered some of our favorite waterfront wedding venues along the South Coast that are sure to make you swoon!



FLORIDA



DoubleTree Beach Resort by Hilton

North Redington Beach, FL

Venue Superpowers:

All-Inclusive

Panoramic Views

Late Night Celebrations

Fab Features: tropical oasis nestled between St. Pete’s Beach and Clearwater Beach • exchange vows on the semi-private white sand beach or atop the elevated patio, both with a spectacular backdrop of the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico • then, head into the airy reception space, where broad windows frame fabulous views of the setting sun

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Fenway Hotel, Autograph Collection

Dunedin, FL

Venue Superpowers:

Unique Historic Charm

Lovely Landscaping

All-Inclusive

Fab Features: historic hotel that once served as the county’s first radio station • variety of event spaces from the Rooftop Bar to the Caladesi Ballroom • tented or al fresco receptions on the manicured lawns that overlooks the incomparable St. Joseph Sound

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Powel Crosley Estate

Sarasota, FL

Venue Superpowers:

Panoramic Views of Sarasota Bay

Historic Details

Late Night Celebrations

Fab Features: 1920s Mediterranean mansion • exchange vows with a stunning Sarasota Bay backdrop • elegant receptions in the Bay Side Pavilion or the Great Room with grand vintage decór

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$$
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The Henderson, A Salamander Beach and Spa Resort

Destin, FL

Venue Superpowers:

Private White Sand Beach

All-Inclusive

On-Site Accommodations

Fab Features: exchange vows on a private white-sand beach • continue the party outdoors on the Beachside Greens, Rooftop Terrace, or Grand Lawn • elegant receptions in the opulent Ballroom or the light-filled Primrose Restaurant

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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ALABAMA



Gulf State Park Beach Pavilion

Gulf Shores, AL

Venue Superpowers:

Panoramic Water Views

Elopements

On-Site Accommodations

Fab Features: say "I do" on a gorgeous white sand beach with the Gulf of Mexico as your backdrop • intimate receptions in the Beach Pavilion or Amphitheater • wedding permits available through the Parks office

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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TEXAS



The San Luis Resort

Galveston, TX

Venue Superpowers:

Panoramic Gulf Views

All-Inclusive

On-Site Accommodations

Fab Features: a picturesque beach venue with an array of options • say ‘ I do’ with the crashing ocean waves as your backdrop • enjoy a spectacular reception in the elegant Grand Ballroom complete with glittering chandeliers and romantic ambiance

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Grand Galvez

Galveston, TX

Venue Superpowers:

All-Inclusive

Panoramic Views

On-Site Accommodations

Fab Features: a historic beachfront venue with modern sophistication and stylish design • hold your romantic outdoor ceremony surrounded by lush gardens, sprawling greens, and sparkling beaches • celebrate in The Music Hall overlooking Centennial Green and featuring classic decor, architectural details, and patio access for views of the Gulf

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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Namar Event Center

South Padre Island, TX

Venue Superpowers:

Panoramic Views

Upscale Details

Late Night Celebrations

Fab Features: an elegant South Padre Island wedding and event venue • exchange vows with gorgeous views of the bay as your backdrop • celebrate on the beautiful wrap-around patio and enjoy breathtaking sunsets

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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The Art Center of Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, TX

Venue Superpowers:

Museum

Affordable

Non-Profit
Fab Features:
exchange vows on the sweeping staircase in the courtyard with stringed market lights hung from stately pillars or inside the Bay View Room that overlooks the bay and marina • convenient location within walking distance of hotels, restaurants, bars, entertainment, and more!

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Palmilla Beach Resort & Golf Community

Port Aransas, TX

Venue Superpowers:

Golf Course

Resort

All-Inclusive

Fab Features: coastal beach vibes with rolling greens, soft sand, swaying palm trees, and gracious white wood buildings only steps from the sea • keep guests entertained all weekend long with resort-style amenities • celebrate on the beach or in the comfort of the indoors

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Art Museum of South Texas

Corpus Christi, TX

Venue Superpowers:

Bay Views

Eclectic Decor

Custom Catering

Fab Features: two iconic landmark buildings on the Corpus Christi Bayfront • choose from a variety of unique event spaces from the light-filled Chapman Gallery to the Singer Gallery that offers unobstructed views of the Bay thanks to its floor-to-ceiling windows • divine custom catering provided by Water Street Restaurants

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Port Royal Ocean Resort

Port Aransas, TX

Venue Superpowers:

All-Inclusive

Beach Ceremonies

Full-Service Condo Resort

Fab Features: fabulous condo resort on the beach, offering toes-in-the-sand ceremonies just steps from the venue • the fabulous catering team will prep a menu to wow your guests, plus assist with recommendations for other vendors • poolside cocktail hours are followed by elegant receptions in the climate controlled ballrooms

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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