It is the dream of almost everyone to have a romantic wedding to that someone special, and when people are going to get married they want an occasion and a location that is going to be remembered for many years. For such a location, we recommend the destination of Key West, Florida, as this area is an excitingly beautiful, tropical, and exotic wedding location. With clean, white sandy beaches, and tropical lush gardens, this location offers you the opportunity to get married barefooted on white sands surrounded by the crystal clear waters of the Atlantic Ocean or in a beautiful island paradise.
You will find Key West does offer much in the way of backgrounds for your wedding photos, would you like photos on the beach with the ocean as a backdrop, or would you prefer garden settings where you will be surrounded by the tropical foliage that is native to this island.
Key West is a very popular wedding destination, it offers something for everyone and can fit whatever size budget you have figured for your wedding. Whether it be a large extravagant event with many guest or a simple intimate family gathering. Plans are easily made for a party and reception with your friends to include dinner and dancing, or would you like to have a small dinner reception at one of our many fine restaurants on the island? Yes, planning your outdoor event on our white sandy beaches gives you unlimited time to schedule your wedding, as it could be early in the morning, or in the afternoon, or have your ceremony at right around an hour prior to sunset, but let the celebrating continue throughout the night!
After your wedding, you can do the World Famous Duval Street Crawl, and take your guest to some of the hot spots Key West is famous for, such as Sloppy Joe’s (Ernest Hemingway’s hangout), Hogs Breath Saloon, and Jimmy Buffets Margaritaville, maybe even see him give an impromptu concert, to keep your party and celebration going.
After the wedding celebrating, you and your love can enjoy a quite romantic intimate honeymoon, and spend time getting to know one another, while exploring what Key West has to offer. We have many gift shops, and art galleries that feature local artist works. You’ll find much on Duval Street, but why stop there, explore the island and you’ll find much in tucked away places, and along the waterfront.
There is much to do while on the island, whether to visit the many tourist attractions such as Ernest Hemingway’s House and Museum, and perhaps be inspired while on the grounds to write your novel, the Mel Fishers Museum, where you’ll perhaps ponder searching for your own buried ocean treasures, or climbing the steps up to the top of the Lighthouse Museum to see the beautiful ocean waters that surround the island we also have the grand Custom House Museum, Harry S. Truman’s Little White House Museum, East and West Martello Museums, West Martello was taken over by the Key West Garden Club. Venture up to the Gazebo which overlooks the Atlantic Ocean, or how about a magical trip to the Key West Butterfly Conservatory, and carry that magic home with a trip to the gift shop. Your day will be complete with the street performances and sunset celebration that takes place every evening at Mallory Square.
Sailing adventures are unlimited, with either deep sea fishing in our pristine waters, or a romantic sunset sail on one of the many catamarans or schooners that chase the sun down every evening. Walk along Charter Boat Fishing Row to see the daily catch, go on an ever popular Dolphin Excursion and see pods of Dolphin frolicking in the water, Kayaking tours offer exploring the quite mangrove islands, Jet Ski tours that take you completely around our island, or if you like: do nothing at all but enjoy the laid back atmosphere we have on the island and find your spot and put down roots on our beaches underneath a palm tree, or sit by pool sipping your favorite beverage and plan your next adventure for tomorrow, or discuss it over dinner at one of our many unique restaurants, and look for the “locals” favorites as we would love to share these with you.
Whether you get here by Car, Airplane, Cruse ship or Ferry, there’s much to see in the Florida Keys, while in Key Largo, visit the Coral Reef at John PenneKamp State Park, other state parks can be found at Windley Key Fossil Reef, Long Key, Bahia Honda, and Key West own Fort Zachary Taylor State Park, which is close also to Sand Key Reef. Lets not forget the Dry Tortugas National Park where for the day you can explore Fort Jefferson. Why not venture over to Big Pine Key and see the Key Deer everyone is talking about? Yes Key West has an airport, the Key West International Airport, there are many flights here daily. We get Cruise ships in daily and have 3 ports for them, we even have the Key West Express Ferry that visits Key West from the Fort Myers, Florida area.
Come and see why many have fallen in love with our island, whether your looking to stay at one of our many Bed and Breakfast Establishments, Guesthouses or Inns, or at one of the many Hotel and Resorts you’ll be sure to make Key West a favorite getaway for you and your loved one!