There’s no better place for a destination wedding than Islander Resort, in sunny Islamorada in the Florida Keys. It’s the superlative seaside setting for a beautiful destination wedding event under the swaying palms and the twinkling stars enhanced by attentive service and the finest in island cuisine. You’ll find us nestled among the palms on more than 25 ocean- front acres at Mile Marker 82.1 and tucked into a Gulf front cove at Mile Marker 81 – only 79 miles from Miami International and 107 miles from Ft. Lauderdale International airports, about halfway between Key West and Miami. With 100,000 square feet of beach and courtyard event space, in addition to the incredible Blue Marlin Ballroom and Great Lawn at the Islander Resort Conference Center, we can graciously accommodate ceremonies and receptions with up to 400 guests. Our scenic beach, sprinkled with palm trees, is ideal for picture-perfect wedding ceremonies. Photographers also appreciate our rustic and picturesque fishing pier that juts out over the Atlantic Ocean, our amazing oasis-style pool area, and plenty of well-placed hammocks.
We offer a variety of accommodations sure to please your most discerning guests. Our elegant 114-room resort offers oceanfront suites and lanai villas with vintage Florida 1950s flair and renovated Florida Keys style décor. All villas feature screened porches, complimentary WIFI, 50″ TV, hair dryers, an in-room safe, and more. Our Beach House, featuring oceanfront suites, is ideal for bridal parties.
Our 24 Bayside townhomes and boat slips offer the ultimate in vacation rental style accommodations: two bedrooms, full gourmet kitchens with stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops and living areas with 39″ flat screen TVs, comfortable seating areas, and private balconies with views of the Gulf. Take a dip in the swimming pool, while admiring spectacular views of beautiful Florida Bay. Ideal for traveling families or extended stays, it is the perfect location to watch the sun sink into the ocean.
Our on-site wedding and event coordinator can assist with every detail from the best local wedding planners, musicians, photographers, florists, and videographers – right down to the icing on the cake. Other amenities your guests will appreciate include Tides Beachside Bar & Grill, Elements Lounge & Restaurant, splash pad, oceanfront swimming pools and hot tub, picnic tables, and outdoor grills. The Atlantic side also offers volleyball, shuffleboard, and basketball. Islander Watersports concession is ready to help with your fun in the sun. You can rent bicycles to explore the island or watercrafts to explore the sea – everything you need for a great time on the water. Islander Girl Snorkel & Tours offers snorkel trips and sandbar swims daily in addition to sunset cruises and eco-tours several times a week. There’s lots to do. Fish. Dive. Visit the History of Diving Museum and The Florida Keys History & Discovery Center. Explore the lush, tropical nature trails at Long Key or Indian Key State parks. Swim with dolphins, sea lions, and sting rays at Theater of the Sea Marine Mammal Park. The Dolphin Research Center, home to bottlenose dolphins and sea lions, is on Grassy Key, about 23 miles away. Islamorada also offers visitors a wide array of fine and casual dining options, a yoga and massage center, a selection of upscale spas, eclectic shops, and art galleries including the Rain Barrel, an artisans collective. Don’t miss the Morada Way Art Walk, held the third Thursday of each month.
Whether you’re planning a destination wedding or honeymoon, you’ll find Islander Resort the ideal spot to tie the knot and celebrate your new life together.