How to Plan the Perfect Beach Wedding

How to Plan the Perfect Beach Wedding
Intimate Weddings of Tampa

Beach Weddings

How to Plan the Perfect Beach Wedding

By Rebecca Kinnear

We solicited the best advice for an oceanfront affair to keep you worry-free while exchanging vows on the sand.

Dress Accordingly

Skip the big dress. Let’s face it: A ballgown belongs in, well, a ballroom. “You may be able to get down the aisle in a full dress and long train,” notes Paulette Davis of Bahamas Wedding Planner, “but walking on the beach and taking photos won’t be easy. If a large dress is a must, make sure it can bustle easily.”

Think light. “Dresses with lace trim can be difficult because they pick up debris from the beach,” says Kate Bentley of Happily Ever After Wedding Planning & Design in Key West, Florida. “Instead, choose a lightweight fabric like chiffon or charmeuse so your gown flows in the ocean breeze.”    READ MORE