You’ve dreamed of a romantic wedding to your someone special, an occasion in a wonderfully unique location, a place to remember for many years to come. We invite you to the island of Key West, Florida, it offers beauty, the tropics, it is definitely exotic in its own way. There are white sandy beaches, to walk barefooted on to the waters edge to wed while being soothed by the site of the clear crystal waters of the Atlantic Ocean. We also have beautiful lush tropical gardens which offer native foliage as shade, to say your wedding vows in.
What a great location too for your wedding photographs, as Key West offers much in the way of photo opportunity. You be challenged to decide what backdrop you want for your backgrounds, either clear pristine ocean waters or the native tropical foliage offered in one of our park or garden settings
Weddings are very popular here in Key West, with the many locations offered on the island for weddings, any budget size can be worked with. Are you looking for something simple with an intimate party or something a little more elaborate to celebrate with your family and friends. Plans can be made for a ceremony on the beach, a full reception with dinner and dancing or would you prefer to go to one of our many restaurants on the island and reserve an area for your small wedding party? This can easily be accommodated to suit your dream of your special day! Find out what else Key West offers for your ultimate getaway, you already know we have sun, sea, and beautiful white sandy beaches and don’t forget about the beautifully luxuriant tropical parks or gardens. You can have your outdoor event, at these locations from early in the morning, in the mid-afternoon, throughout the day, even on the beach up until sunset, and into the evening hours.
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.
Want to combine wedding celebrating and romantic honeymoon! What a wonderful place to spend time getting more acquainted with your loved one than on the island, mapping out and exploring your surrounding, walking from one art gallery to the other to enjoy the local artist work! Gift shops, are abundant as well, perfect for souvenirs, these can be found in other locations than Duval Street, look among the many shops 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.
Why not plan to go fishing while your here? You can venture over to Charter Boat Row, and look at the daily catch and plan your own charter. There are many adventures to be found on the water! Sailing, either on a Dolphin excursion to see Dolphin play, or Kayaking in the mangroves, or ever Jet Ski tours that will take you on a tour around the island. Want to enjoy sunset in a different way? Every day, about a couple of hours prior to sunset, you and your love can enjoy a romantic sunset sail. Or do you want to just relax, soak up some rays, either by a pool sipping your favorite beverage, or underneath a palm tree on the beach, to plan your next days adventure, and finalize these plans over dinner at one of our many restaurants, which offer that unique Key West island flair! Be sure and ask the locals for their favorites!
There are many ways to get to Key West whether your favorite is Car: its such a nice drive down the Florida Keys, visit one of the many state parks along the way, starting in Key Largo with the John Pennekamp Coral Reef, but there are other state parks along the way, namely the Windley Key Fossil Reef, Long Key, Bahia Honda, and also Fort Zachary Taylor State Park. We have also the Sand Key Reef here in Key West and not far from us the the Dry Tortugas National Park, where Fort Jefferson is, this is a great day trip! While traveling the Florida Keys, stop over in Big Pine Key and look for those Key Deer. If you want to fly to the island, we have an airport, the Key West International Airport, or if on a Cruise Ship these dock daily here we have 3 docks here on the island! Or if in the Fort Myers Florida area, plan a trip on the Key West Express Ferry.
Whether your interested in staying at one of our many Guesthouses or Inns, or a Bed and Breakfast establishment, or if your more interested in a hotel or resort atmosphere, come, stay, and you’ll see why so many have fallen in love with our little island, and it will become your favorite getaway for you and the one you love!