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Sandestin Named the Best of Weddings by the Knot

February 12, 2013 by SoWal Staff

South Walton is an incredible place for a storybook wedding. Families flock to our beaches to get married. Hardly a day goes by without a sunset wedding. Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort has hosted thousands of weddings through the years and recently has been named the “Best of Weddings” for 2013 by the Knot.

Sandestin is the perfect place for brides seeking the perfect wedding. Here are 10 timely reasons why the SoWal waterfront resort continues to top the list of wedding destinations.  
 

  1. Options from the Beach to the Bay. Sandestin has long been a favorite wedding destination for couples because it has the largest selection of wedding venues on Florida’s Emerald Coast from the beach to the bay, including: sugary-white beach, scenic lawns, elegant ballrooms, terraces on the bay, poolside receptions and so much more.
  1. Get married at one of the best places in the world - no passport required.  Tunisia, Vietnam, Paris, Argentina, and……the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast? Absolutely! Northwest Florida was among the coveted ranks of these international dream destinations on the Frommer’s list of 12 Top Destinations in the World.
  1. Excellent value for the dollar. Accommodating a variety of tastes and budgets is the specialty of Sandestin’s on-site wedding and event managers. Sandestin can customize menus to fit the need of every bride and groom.
  1. Ladies only. Shopping, spa, dining and nightlife. These are just a few luxuries brides and their closest family and friends can look forward to when having their wedding at Sandestin. And the best part is that brides can rest easy knowing their husbands-to-be will be having just as much fun out on the links with his friends.
  1. Fore. Brides and grooms alike need to take time to themselves before the wedding day and enjoy some old fashioned fun and relaxation. With four championship golf courses, Sandestin makes this easy to do. Grooms can look forward to spending a fun and relaxing day with friends with no care in the world but deciding whose turn it is to buy the next round.
  1. Who needs an itinerary? The resort provides a central gathering place for families and friends to share the wedding day while enjoying the other luxurious amenities Sandestin has to offer. Beyond the beautiful beaches, Sandestin features four championship golf courses, 15 world-class tennis courts, a full-service, 98-slip marina with an array of water sports, a fleet of bicycles, an action-packed Baytowne Adventure zone features a Zipline, Ropes Course, Euro-Bungy, Rock Wall, Adventure Landing Playground and more. After a day of play, guests can even indulge in the day spa and salon featuring more than 50 professional services. Kids even golf for free after 12 noon with a paying adult at Baytowne Golf Club.
  1. Culinary Expertise. Sandestin’s expert culinary team goes above and beyond the highest expectations one could ask for. Creating a menu that is sure to please your guests, is their specialty.
  1. Attention to detail. Sandestin is esteemed for the experience and quality that the on-site wedding professionals are renowned for. The staff at Sandestin knows how important weddings are and can assist in creating a stress-free and memorable wedding and reception
  1. Memories that last a lifetime. Thousands of couples have special memories from their time at Sandestin. Many couples choose Sandestin because they have grown up vacationing on the resort, and have fallen in love with the sentiment of being married and continuing their memories with the one they love.
  1. Far from your average guestroom. Forgo the standard room with two double beds.  Here, the majority of accommodations come in the form of studio, one-, two- and up to four-bedroom cottages and villas, high-rise condominiums, town homes, villas, inn rooms or brand-name hotels. Most guest rooms include fully-equipped kitchens, living areas, whirlpool spa baths, laundry facilities and more. With nearly 1,400 accommodations serving up views of the beach, bay, fairways and village, Sandestin offers a variety of options

For more information on Sandestin weddings visit www.sandestinweddings.com.

Photo courtesy of Allison Yii, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.

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