Pristine beaches, verdant gardens, state parks couples choose South Walton for their wedding because the outdoor venues are iconic, diverse and beautiful. The scenic spots are a major draw in this beautiful northwest Florida area, where the weather tends to be wonderfully warm. Yet more wedding options beckon: a dinner cruise, an event space with an exhibition kitchen, an antebellum-style home, a historic mansion, the grounds of intimate inns, the Choctawhatchee Bay and several polished hotels.
In all, South Walton has 26 miles of sugary-white beach and 16 acclaimed neighborhoods â€” with just the right wedding locale for every couple. South Waltonâ€™s website is easy to use, letting couples view details of only the types of venues they prefer and specifi cally the ones available on their chosen date. The â€œAsk An Expertâ€ online feature makes it easy to get wedding and honeymoon assistance from staffers. The website also shares details of real South Walton weddings. visitsouthwalton.com/weddings One locale.
Just one pretty, sophisticated, service-savvy locale. Thatâ€™s how to have a beautiful yet stress-free wedding. The Gasparilla Inn & Club is just that venue. The historic resort is at once a 142-room hotel with golf, tennis, croquet, a marina, a spa and a beach club, as well as a clever, detail-oriented caterer. The gracious Gulf-front grounds offer ceremony and reception sites for groups from 30 to 300. You might exchange rings under a graceful banyan tree, or in one of two gazebos, on the beach, in a lounge-like room or on a sprawling lawn. When itâ€™s time to dine and dance, youâ€™ll choose from tastefully decorated event rooms to the pool deck, a dining room, the golf-course area and the croquet lawns. Menu options are diverse.