The Lido Beach Resort invites you to choose from several romantic venues for your wedding celebration. Nestled on a private stretch of beach on Sarasota’s enchanting Lido Key, our beachfront ceremony site allows you to avoid the crowds found at larger beach towns, while our stylish indoor venues can easily be transformed to reflect your desired theme and wedding colors. Learn more about Lido Beach Resort’s Sarasota wedding venues below, and start planning your dream wedding
The South Beach Ceremony
Located on the resort’s private beach, our South Beach Ceremony location is the ultimate Sarasota setting to recite your vows as the Gulf of Mexico serves as your backdrop. Just imagine walking down our wooden boardwalk aisle as friends and family look on from our elegant white garden chairs and fresh sea breezes fill the air. The resort’s South Beach ceremony area can accommodate up to 180 guests. Reserving this unique Sarasota wedding venue includes the use of white garden padded chairs, PA Sound System with technician, site preparation, coordination with your wedding vendors and an indoor back-up location in the event of inclement weather.
Located near 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. This intimate outdoor venue can host up to 150 guests for Cocktail Hour and up to 50 guests for a wedding reception.
Adjacent to the Royal Palm Ballroom, the 1,742-square-foot Sunset Terrace boasts floor-to-ceiling windows and breathtaking views of North Lido Beach and 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 an elegant plated dinner.
The Mangrove Room is an intimate private dining space that features its own balcony. This room can accommodate up to 35 people for a wedding celebration dinner.
Royal Palm Ballroom
The 3,000-square-foot Royal Palm Ballroom resides on the 8th floor of the South Tower, and showcases a casual beachside elegance complete with a West Indies Flair, 13’ ceilings and stylish chandeliers. The Royal Palm Ballroom can host a wedding dinner for up to 180 guests, but can also be divided into separate sections to best accommodate your guest list.