Although Carillon Beach, Florida is just east of SoWal Beaches, over the county line and across Lake Powell, it’s beauty and attitude fit right in with other SoWal beach towns. Carillon Beach is a walkable community with shopping, dining and fun outdoor events each summer.
While many compare the architecture to Seaside, a picturesque lakeside wedding chapel, wide green park and towering oaks lend Carillon its own personality. Carillon Beach definitely has a much more private feel, starting with the guarded and gated entrance. Elegant white dune walkovers, wide beaches, and a gulf front pool provide the perfect setting for your vacation.
The small downtown area has great restaurants, shopping and a popular gym. One of the beaches highest end wedding stores is located here. If you are even thinking about hosting a getaway beach wedding you simply must walk through Carillon Beach. It has been the setting for countless brides and grooms and once you speak with their event planners you will understand why.
Oh, and if you hear bells ringing in the distance you aren’t dreaming. That is the famous 35-bell carillon for which the town is named. Listen for the delightful melody as you walk down a brick-lined path on the way to the sugar-white sands.