Beach side weddings are growing more and more popular, and beach side honeymoons have always been a thing. Add a tropical, year-round sunny climate and that explains why the Palm Beaches are becoming such a hot wedding destination. Want to know more about what makes the Palm Beaches a hit? Read on to find out.
The 47 miles of beach that comprise the Palm Beaches earned the name “Gold Coast” for a reason. White sands, lush tropical settings, breath-taking views and fabulous sunrises and sunsets are some of the reasons why couples choose Palm Beach County for their special day.
Warm and sunny
The Gold Coast’s year-round tropical weather make them a perfect destination to be wedded. Still, bear in mind that the hurricane season goes from June to October, and there can be rain or storms hamper your wedding day. A good planning, checking weather forecasts and a rain plan should be enough to prevent bad weather when you tie the knot, and event insurance is recommendable in case a hurricane suddenly strikes.
In the Palm Beaches you can find a venue for every kind of person. Want a grand, luxury wedding? There are many five-star resorts up to the task, and the island of Palm Beach is a famous destination for celebrities and lavish travelers. Are you a nature lover? There are plenty of gardens and natural wonders where you can host your ceremony. Want something fun and laid-back? A simple beachside wedding in North Palm Beach, Juno Beach or Jupiter Beach can give you just that.
If you want something unusual, Palm Beach County also provides. You can say “I do” in an art museum, a Japanese garden, under a historic lighthouse or in a jungle-themed waterfront café in the zoo. From beautiful beachside resorts to unconventional venues, the Palm Beaches have the right place for your wedding.
Begin your married life in the serene atmosphere and ocean vistas of the Gold Coast. The towns and cities in Palm Beach County have something for everyone. Shopping, fishing, sports, nature, golf, baseball, surfing, restaurants… anyone can find something to do here.
Some places of interest you can visit during your honeymoon are: Boca Raton Museum of Art, with galleries of European, North American and South American art; the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center Ridge, where visitors can appreciate various animals; the Clematis Street District, full of live music and entertainment, and the Sandoway House Nature Center, which is on the National Register of Historic Places.
So what are you waiting for to make the Palm Beaches your wedding destination? Browse our guide to see the best wedding businesses and start planning your visit.