Enchanting Venues for Sarasota’s Most Romantic Weddings


With its picturesque venues and comprehensive planning services, The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota is the destination of choice for elegant weddings. Exchange vows against a backdrop of turquoise waves and white-sand beaches, or dance the night away in a sleekly sophisticated ballroom. From intimate rehearsal dinners to lavish receptions, indoor venues to garden and beachfront settings, this Sarasota resort and spa can bring your fairytale romance to life.


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Weddings and Occasions

The Ritz-Carlton offers a variety of exceptional locations for your wedding and reception

The Ritz-Carlton Beach Club offers event facilities with the backdrop of the Gulf of Mexico

A Breathtaking Sarasota Venue for a Waterfront Wedding

Exchange vows with a stunning Sarasota sunset as your setting. Dance your first dance with crashing waves as the background music at our oceanfront private Beach Club; a traditional Indian bayfront wedding amid palm trees and fragrant gardens; or a seated dinner under the soft glow cast by our sparkling chandeliers in our Grand Ballroom. Allow our experienced wedding specialists to guide you in creating a truly memorable wedding celebration tailored to your unique style accentuated by talented chefs, creative event designers and dynamic floral artists.

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The Sunset Terrace at the Ritz-Carlton Beach

The rooftop Sunset Terrace provides a stunning setting for catered parties and events, accommodating up to 300 people. This 4,100 square feet open-air patio commands panoramic views of the beach, the Gulf of Mexico, sunsets and starlit nights, all providing a memorable backdrop for your most special occasions.

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The Lawn at the Ritz-Carlton Beach Club

Truly the perfect setting for weddings, rehearsal dinners or engagement parties. The beachfront event lawn located directly behind The Ritz-Carlton Beach Club and steps from the beach, offers an elevated open-air pergola, lushly landscaped surroundings and spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico. Accommodates parties up to 200.

Healing Garden

The Healing Garden

Situated overlooking the sparkling waters of Sarasota Bay, The Healing Garden is an intimate outdoors area of 2,300 square feet, with an oval walkway situated around beautiful, green grass. The Healing Garden is situated near the pool to the west of the hotel property. A perfect setting for an intimate outdoor affair.

The Ritz-Carlton Beach Club Rehearsal Dinner

Beach at the Ritz-Carlton Beach Club

Nestled along a breathtaking stretch of gorgeous Lido Key, The Ritz-Carlton Beach Club is an exclusive enclave of relaxed elegance and refined pleasures. Soft gulf breezes, towering palms, and vibrant turquoise waters make our private beach an exquisite location for a casually sophisticated event.

The Ritz-Carlton Lawn Reception

The Hotel Lawn

A beautiful Bayview setting nestled behind the hotel on the marina. The Lawn can accommodate up to 200 people for a reception, banquet or ceremony.

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Envision yourself on your special day. Allow us to show you what our glittering ballrooms and magical outdoor spaces have to offer.

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The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom

The 12,000 square foot Ritz-Carlton Grand Ballroom sparkles with stunning crystal ring chandeliers and wall sconces. Featuring luxurious carpeting in soothing and subtle shades of blue, silver and lavender, reflective of the night sky after a beautiful Florida sunset. Shimmering ivory or silver silky linens are the perfect addition to your candlelit tablescape, creating a warm and inviting environment for your celebration.

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Experience the Grandeur of a Wedding at the Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota

While each wedding is wonderfully unique, The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota wedding specialists have designed exclusive packages to simplify your planning and create the perfect celebration.

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Wedding Packages

Ceremony Package
  • Romantic ceremony location

  • Rose petal turndown in guest room on wedding night

  • Standard guest room accommodation for bride and groom

  • Assistance of a Ritz-Carlton wedding specialist to oversee every detail of your special day

  • Indoor backup location in case of inclement weather

  • White garden chairs for ceremony

Beginning at $4,000 USD, exclusive of sales tax and service fee.

Food and Beverage Package
  • Butler passed hors d’oeuvres 

  • Four or five-hour deluxe brand bar

  • Three-course dinner menu including a customized three-tier wedding cake

  • Ritz-Carlton champagne toast

Beginning at $215 USD per person, exclusive of sales tax and service fee.