Unveiling the Enchanting Escape: Experience the Unforgettable Magic of Weddings in
Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach, Florida


PUNTA GORDA/ENGLEWOOD BEACH, Fla. (July 17, 2023) – Lovebirds, take flight and embark on a journey to an idyllic paradise, where dreams of a fairytale wedding come true. Nestled along the serene Gulf Coast of Florida, Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach unveils an enchanting haven, capturing hearts with its breathtaking landscapes, warm hospitality, and pristine white sandy beaches. This hidden gem effortlessly transforms any wedding celebration into an extraordinary experience, weaving love, and nature together in perfect harmony. From intimate seaside ceremonies to lavish affairs in luxurious resorts, couples and wedding planners alike are invited to immerse themselves in the timeless allure of Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach, where love stories are forever etched in the sand and memories are woven into the gentle sea breeze. There are a wide range of venues to choose from in Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach for those who wish to tie the knot in this beautiful part of the Sunshine State.

The Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club presents an exquisite venue choice for couples seeking a truly memorable wedding experience. With its blend of timeless elegance and coastal charm, the club offers a picturesque setting for exchanging vows and celebrating love right along the Charlotte Harbor waterfront. The grand waterfront ballroom boasts panoramic views of the harbor, creating a stunning backdrop for ceremonies and receptions. The club's dedicated team of event professionals ensures that every detail is meticulously planned and executed, providing a seamless and unforgettable experience. From personalized menu options curated by renowned chefs to an array of indoor and outdoor spaces, the Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club stands as an idyllic choice for those seeking a sophisticated and captivating destination to host their dream wedding.

Tucked away in the heart of Punta Gorda, Florida is Fairy Godmother Parties and Events. This tiny, traveling chapel can make any event extra-special. Specializing in micro-weddings, vow renewals, and theme weddings, as well as engagement and family photos, and more. The chapel is shabby chic, rustic yet elegant, darling, and stylish, and one of a kind. It has an air of magic and unending charm. The chapel is 11 feet tall in center, with hardwood floors, ornate metal scrolled, open-air windows, 6 timeless sconces, and a chandelier to complete the look! This whimsical venue transports couples into a fairytale world, where dreams come to life. The dedicated team of event specialists ensures that every detail, from decor to personalized touches, is flawlessly executed, creating a truly unforgettable experience for couples and their guests. For an intimate wedding venue that exudes charm and enchantment, Fairy Godmother Parties and Events stands as the perfect choice for a once-in-a-lifetime celebration.

Sunseeker Resort Charlotte Harbor, one of the most highly anticipated new hotels, is now open and is set to become one of Southwest Florida's most sought-after wedding destinations. From intimate gatherings to extravagant celebrations, Sunseeker Resort will offer event spaces that will provide the perfect setting for all of your wedding plans, including ceremony sites, a private bridal suite with convenient access to a full-service salon and waterfront ballrooms complete with floor-to-ceiling windows and private terraces that overlook the picturesque Charlotte Harbor. At Sunseeker Resort Charlotte Harbor, you and your partner can explore sun kissed spaces for your wedding ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception. The indoor facilities include the Main Ballroom with abstract carpet floors, floor-to-ceiling windows, and large contemporary lights. Before you say “I do” to the 15,000-square-foot ballroom, you can also celebrate in the Junior Ballroom with glamorous lighting and stunning waterfront views. For a more intimate setting, the hotel offers old-fashioned boardrooms and breakout rooms with artistic décor and stylish accents. Sunseeker wedding packages include a dedicated hotel representative who will partner with your wedding planner to take care of all the details such as arranging complimentary services like menu tasting for up to four guests, design of custom wedding cake by Sunseeker's world-class executive pastry chef, selection of cocktail hors d'oeuvres & four-course dinner menu, coordination of guest room block and destination itinerary planning, and securing wedding night accommodations for the couple in one of Sunseeker's exclusive Sunsuites™.

For a true island-themed wedding venue that comes complete with all the bells and whistles, look no further than the Harborside Garden at Four Points by Sheraton, which is their newest, large tiki venue. From all over, people find their way to this "off-the-beaten-path" hideaway. The Tiki ambiance and the memories-in-the-making are truly one-of-a-kind. Simply set a course for a relaxed state of mind. Sink your toes in the sand while enjoying a tropical beverage of choice with good people along the beautiful Charlotte Harbor. This Harborside Garden Tiki can host events for up to 500 guests. Four Points by Sheraton offers a variety of catering or served dining options for your perfect wedding experience.

Another wedding option that some prefer is to keep it simply surrounded by nature, and the beach! At the Palm Island Resort, lovers say “I do” in a tropical paradise. Follow a beach ceremony with a fun waterside reception in our beautiful, covered Courtyard. This setting amidst the flora and fauna of the island is truly elegant and casual at the same time. There is a talented food and beverage team that will create the culinary experience you’re looking for and the event team is there to lend a helping hand. Offerings range from island specialties cooked on an open grill, to white tablecloths. For those looking for a small intimate experience, Palm Island Resort also offers a special intimate package.

If you wish to know more about the Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach region and wish to connect with the Visitor and Convention Bureau, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Public Relations:

Lois Croft, Public Relations Manager
Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach Visitor & Convention Bureau

Nicol Winkler
Aqua Marketing.& Communications



Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach is Florida’s best-kept secret of a charming natural paradise located on the idyllic Southwest Gulf Coast. This coastal community surrounding the state’s second-largest harbor sits conveniently between Tampa and Naples. Outdoor enthusiasts will find a haven of vibrant experiences in the sun-soaked oasis of the Southwest Florida islands, characterized by almost year-round sunshine and sub-tropical weather. Relaxation and discovery await in miles of waterways and inland exploration trails filled with unspoiled natural beauty. From beaches to boating, hiking to harbor tours, fishing to nature paths; to sun, shelling, and fossilized sharks’ teeth, Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach immerses lively locals and active adventurers in a pure island experience. Most notably known for its 830 miles of pristine unparalleled shoreline, including captivating river passages, a mangrove-edged aquatic preserve, and more than a dozen miles of natural Gulf beaches, the Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast includes the areas of Boca Grande, Don Pedro Island, Englewood-Cape Haze, Little Gasparilla Island, Manasota Key, Knight Island, Placida, Babcock Ranch, Port Charlotte, Charlotte Harbor and Punta Gorda.

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