Top Ten Destination Wedding Locations

Little Palm Island, Florida

7. Little Palm Island, Florida
Florida is the number-one spot for domestic destination weddings, and while Sanibel Island and the Gulf Coast are nice, nothing beats Little Palm Island in terms of romance and sheer beauty. Located in the Florida Keys, Little Palm is a five-acre islet tucked offshore Little Torch Key and flanked by emerald-green waters. It's accessible only by boat or seaplane, making it a quiet—and private—slice of utopia. The thatched-roof bungalows are well appointed, but the resort abides by a "barefoot" policy, meaning no electronics like televisions and telephones (not like you'll need them anyway). Plus, the chic SpaTerre has several wedding-themed treatments on tap, such as the "Cold Feet Spa Package" for him or the "It's Your Day Princess" special for her.

You can choose from a variety of ceremony sites—natural white-sand beaches, a lush tropical Zen Garden, harbor view Palapa Point gazebo, and the Sunset Dock—that accommodate a maximum of 40 guests. An added bonus: Children under the age of 16 are not allowed at the resort, making it doubly appealing for your guests (not to mention, you) who want an adult-only getaway.


Published: 7 Dec 2009 | Last Updated: 15 Sep 2010
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication

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