8 Homes That Make Excellent Wedding Venues

If you’re getting married and dreaming of a destination wedding on the beautiful sandy white beaches of the Emerald Coast, Five Star has just what you’re searching for. We have a variety of stunning homes that make the perfect wedding venues. Whether you’re looking for a reception venue, ceremony venue, or simply a place to stay on your trip, these homes are definitely worth checking out.

1. Palazzo del Mar

 

Palazzo del Mar is one of the most beautiful gulf-front homes in Destin, which makes it an excellent wedding venue. This radiant European-inspired home is truly something special. In fact, this home is perfect for both a ceremony and reception. Beachfront homes are always a popular choice for weddings since guests can have the ceremony out on the beach itself, but this home also has four terraces that overlook the Gulf of Mexico, which are also great locations for a ceremony if you’re trying to avoid the sand. Furthermore, with eleven bedrooms, this home can host your whole wedding party to make traveling easier for everyone. With a beachfront pool, sports bar, and jacuzzi, this home sure has everything you need for a spectacular destination wedding.

2. 5 O’Clock Somewhere

5 O’Clock Somewhere is another magnificent vacation home in Destin. While it’s not beachfront, it is lakefront and it would make the perfect venue for a wedding reception following a ceremony on a public beach. Not only does this home have a rooftop deck with an incredible view of the gulf, but it also has a covered outdoor living space, gigantic pool, and spa tub. Additionally, sleeping a total of 28 guests, this home can also accommodate all the members of your wedding party. Overall, 5 O’Clock Somewhere is perfect for a wedding reception.

3. DaShells30A

If you’re looking for a beautiful 30A wedding venue that’s also pet-friendly, DaShells30A is the perfect home for you. This beautiful estate is located in Dune Allen Beach and is just across the street from the public beach access where guests can have their wedding ceremony before the reception at the property. DaShells30A has plenty of outdoor living space and a huge driveway, which makes it perfect for setting up tables and a dance floor at your reception. Additionally, this home has a stunning pool with fountain features and a jacuzzi. DaShells30A also has spectacular unobstructed views of the Gulf of Mexico. In conclusion, this home is a fantastic venue for a wedding reception, and with six bedrooms, it’s also a great place for your wedding party to stay.

4. Bottoms Up

Bottoms Up is another incredible beach house that makes an ideal wedding reception venue. This Crystal Beach home in Destin is only a minute walk away from the Shores of Crystal Beach, a public beach where wedding ceremonies are permitted. After a stunning ceremony on the beach, Bottoms Up is the perfect place for a wedding reception. This luxurious home is built in the classic Southern style with a beautiful screened-in porch and plenty of outdoor space. Additionally, with the main house and carriage house, this property has endless options for a reception. The carriage house, which has a wet bar and living space, leads out to the expansive outdoor living area, complete with a private pool and fire pit. Furthermore, with seven bedrooms, this is another amazing home for your wedding party to stay in throughout the week.

 5. The Pelagic Blue

The Pelagic Blue is another great wedding venue in the area. Located in Dune Allen Beach, along 30A, this gorgeous gulf-front estate is perfect for couples dreaming of a beach wedding. Guests at The Pelagic Blue can enjoy 100 ft of private beach space, which is great for a wedding ceremony at the home. This home is one of Five Star’s largest properties, spanning 5,800 sq. ft., so it’s also an excellent venue for a reception. This three-story home has a living area on each floor.  There’s also a balcony on both the second and third floors. Furthermore, guests can completely open the doors that lead out to the pool deck, so there’s plenty of space for a reception inside and outside. Finally, with seven bedrooms, this home is another great place for the wedding party to stay on your trip.

6. Gigglin Marlin

Located in the exclusive Destin neighborhood, Destiny by the Sea, Gigglin Marlin is a great wedding reception venue. This home not only has a gigantic private pool, but also a large sun deck with a covered outdoor living space complete with a wet bar. Furthermore, this home is extremely close to two public beaches that are perfect for a beach wedding ceremony. James Lee Park and Miramar Beach are both beautiful wedding locations, and Gigglin Marlin is just the home you need for a memorable wedding reception. Furthermore, sleeping 26 guests, this home can accommodate your whole wedding party to make your trip convenient for everyone!

7. Looking Glass

Looking Glass is another spectacular vacation home in Dune Allen Beach that makes a great wedding reception venue. This stunning home is just steps away from the beach. Furthermore, the wall of windows offers impeccable views of the Gulf of Mexico from every single room in the house. Additionally, with a large pool, sundeck, outside bar, and a spacious driveway, this home has everything you need for a sensational reception. The public beach access is right by this beautiful home, so after a ceremony on the beach, guests can head back to Looking Glass for the celebration.

8. Destin Jewel

If you’re planning an extravagant beachfront wedding, Destin Jewel is the home to choose. This beautiful gulf-front property overlooks the stunning emerald water and white sandy beaches of Holiday Isle. This home is perfect for couples searching for a home to host both the wedding ceremony and reception. While this home obviously is perfect for a ceremony on the beach, its outdoor entertainment area goes unparalleled. With a huge gulf-front infinity pool, 12-person hot tub, putt-putt course, and volleyball court, this home is definitely impressive, to say the least. Furthermore, sleeping 34 guests, this home can accommodate all of your wedding party and even some extra guests!

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These are just a few of our beautiful homes that make excellent wedding venues. You can check out even more of our wedding-friendly vacation homes here. 

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