Tips for Planning Your Dream Destination Wedding

August 7, 2015

Tips for Planning Your Dream Destination Wedding

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort prides itself in attention to detail, luxurious amenities, and expertise in destination weddings. Sandestin offers couples everything they need for elegantly seamless weddings. We’ve listed tips that will help you through the process of planning your destination wedding. Sandestin has everything you need to create memories to last a lifetime.

Say “I Do” In a Natural Setting – Experts are finding that couples are moving outdoors for their nuptials. Sandestin offers five outdoor locations such as: The Grand Lawn with its lush green landscape and gardens, Burnt Pine’s golf course and lake views, the Bayview Terrace and Bayside at Sandestin Patio overlooking Choctawhatchee Bay, the beautiful white-sand beaches of Sandestin, and the Beach Club offering spectacular views of the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

Virtually Plan Your Wedding From Home – We live in a virtual society, where everything and everyone is “connected” to the web. This makes long-distance wedding planning a breeze. Sandestin offers a wedding website, and wedding blog, which couples can use to choose their venues through gallery photos and wedding video, as well as choosing their menu. Couples can also follow SandestinBride on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest for the latest wedding happenings and to stay in the loop on wedding trends and venue details as well.

“Pin It” Up – is an online tool that allows couples to navigate their wants and needs by organizing and categorizing their top choices. Sandestin has a Pinterest page to assist couples with pinning their favorite venues, décor, menus, photography, and much more.

Taste the Local Fare – Organic, green, and clean are the priority among many local farmers in Northwest Florida. The Sandestin catering staff is prepared to work with couples to offer the freshest menu and meet nutrition preferences.

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort and their world-class culinary staff lead by executive chef Javier Rosa leads the way with unmatched expertise for creating wedding menus that are sure to excite and entice. Accommodating a variety of tastes and budgets is the specialty of Sandestin’s on-site wedding and event staff. Sandestin can also customize menus to suit the taste of every bride and groom.

Say “Farewell” in Style – Sandestin, also offers rehearsal dinners and farewell breakfasts to complete your destination wedding experience. From delicious plated meals or more casual selections, to a brunch menu of fresh fruits, pastries, and savory selections, Sandestin has something to please every palette.

Mix and Match Is “In” – The wedding party is making a statement. As the uniform gowns and tuxes were the trend just a few years ago among bridesmaids and groomsmen, mixing and matching colors, patterns and styles are hitting the runways for wedding fashion. Sandestin’s Barefoot Princess and Island Clothiers offer just the outfits and accessories to make every wedding one-of-a-kind.

Save the Date – “Save the Dates” are informal invitations that inform your guests of your wedding date, location and are a unique representation of you and your special someone. From photos and magnets, to luggage tags and postcards, these trendy little cards have become the best way to showcase your unique personality, and provide your guests with the information they need to set aside time for your special destination wedding.
Don’t forget to include hotel information for your guests as well. This will allow you and your guests to take advantage of room block discounts, and group rates. When booking with Sandestin, just speak with your Event Manager, and she will give you the details you need to include on your save the date cards.

For more information on booking your South Walton wedding at Sandestin, email


Kelli, Sandestin Weddings

Photo By: Dede Edwards Photography


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