Guide to Planning a Key West Destination Wedding

If you are entertaining the idea of a destination wedding in Key West, then this story is for you! Planning a destination wedding can be stressful, especially if you are not as familiar as you’d like to be on the location. Here’s our guide to one stop shopping for a Key West Wedding that includes places to stay, say I do and celebrate with family and friends in paradise.


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Photo credit: @msblondebangs on Instagram

A room with a view and breathtaking ocean blues for the bride and groom. A romantic oceanfront guestroom is the perfect place to relax and unwind before the big day and during your stay. What about your guests? Have you thought about where your guests are going to stay?  Since you are having a destination wedding it is recommended that your guests stay close by.  They’ve traveled long and far to celebrate with you so having them stay at the resort where all the wedding activities are taking place is a bonus.  View the Key West hotel rooms and suites.


Worried about keeping your guests busy with things to do? Don’t, we’ve got that covered too. In addition to the beach access, pool bars and oceanfront bars, there are activities and events that will keep your guests occupied. We’ll make sure to keep them busy so you don’t have to.  Plus you can’t beat the walkable location of the resort – it’s close to the restaurants, bars and nightlife.

Wedding Vows and Ocean Views

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At Southernmost Beach Resort the breathtaking ocean views are the backdrop to your I Do’s. “What a beautiful spot to get married in Key West”~ Say Yes in Key West

If you are looking to have an intimate beach wedding and reception in an island setting right on the water then we’ve got the perfect venue for your Key West wedding.

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Beach Scene

Romantic, Rustic, Simple, Elegant, Fun! The beauty of getting married at our resort is anything is possible.   The sand is your foundation and the sea is your canvas.  You really don’t have to do much to create the destination wedding experience that you will love.

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There are so many options for a wedding reception on the beach in paradise. To tent or not to tent.  Margaritas or Mojitos. Simple and Elegant or Fun and Funky. Whether you are looking for a small intimate wedding or a large gathering with friends and family we’ve got you covered.

Wedding Venues

You can hold the welcoming party, wedding ceremony and reception at different venues at our resort. Our venues include our private oceanfront beach, private poolside venue perfect for a welcome party where guests can enjoy cocktails surrounded by swaying palm trees, and then there is South Beach which is a great option for a rehearsal dinner or a reception for 150 guests on the beach overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.  Learn more about the Key West Wedding Venues.

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Wedding Photos

Head out and explore Key West! It’s not just the beach that makes a great backdrop to the most memorable day of your life.  Get out on the town with your photographer and snap some photos at some of the most popular locations in Key West .  Here’s one on the world famous Duval Street  in front of the iconic Sloppy Joe’s Bar and another that’s picture perfect perfect postcard taken by Key West photographers, John and Bernadette Mcall with Senses at Play.

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If you are considering a destination wedding in Key West visit our resort to learn more about how we can accommodate your needs including best hotel rooms on the island, event space and food and beverage. It’s one stop shopping for a Key West Wedding and one you’ll be destined to fall in love with. #somolife

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