SARASOTA BEACH VENUES

Nestled on a private stretch of white sugary sand, Lido Beach Resort offers a wedding ceremony site on the beach as well as a stylish indoor ballroom for your reception. Our romantic indoor and outdoor venues are perfect for your special occasion at any time of year in Sarasota. Avoid the crowds at larger beach towns and see our event spaces transform in front of your eyes to reflect a desired theme and your wedding colors.
 
The South Beach Ceremony
Located on the resort’s private beach, this is the ultimate setting to recite your vows with the Gulf of Mexico as your backdrop. Imagine walking down our wooden boardwalk aisle as up to 180 friends and family look on as fresh sea breezes fill the air. When you plan your wedding on our beach, you’ll enjoy use of our padded white chairs and PA sound system with a technician in addition to assistance with site preparation, wedding vendor coordination and an indoor back-up location in the event of inclement weather.
 
The Alcove
Located near our tropical pool deck and beachside Tiki Bar, The Alcove offers stunning views of the Gulf of Mexico and a lovely setting for pre-dinner cocktail receptions. The Alcove is also a popular ceremony site for intimate weddings and rehearsal dinners. Host up to 150 guests for a cocktail hour and up to 50 guests for a wedding reception.
 
Royal Palm Ballroom
The 3,000-square-foot Royal Palm Ballroom resides on the 8th floor of our South Tower and showcases a casual beachside elegance with a West Indies flair. The venue features 13-foot ceilings and stylish chandeliers and can accommodate a wedding dinner for up to 180 guests. You may also divide the room into separate sections to best accommodate your guest list.
 
Sunset Terrace
Adjacent to the Royal Palm Ballroom, the 1,742-square-foot Sunset Terrace boasts floor-to-ceiling windows and breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico. Ideal for an intimate wedding dinner or cocktail reception, this enchanting venue lives up to its name by providing the perfect setting to watch the sun sink behind the horizon. The Sunset Terrace can accommodate up to 60 guests for a buffet dinner or up to 80 guests for a plated dinner.
 
Mangrove Room
Our Mangrove Room is an intimate private dining space that features its own balcony. Host up to 35 people for an unforgettable wedding celebration dinner.