Waterfront Wedding Venues in Jacksonville Florida

Premier Bride of Northeast Florida

September 19, 2023

If you are dreaming of a water front wedding venue, we have highlighted our favorite properties in Northeast Florida.  Make sure you check their listings online or come visit their booths at the next Premier Bride Expo.

Northeast Florida offers a treasure trove of waterfront wedding venues to suit your style. Whether you choose a sandy shore or a riverside retreat, your wedding will be a day to remember by the water’s edge. So, which venue has you dreaming of your big day? Let us know in the comments below, and may your wedding be as beautiful as a beach sunset!

  1. Venue 841 in Jacksonville – A Hidden Gem

Venue 841 in Jacksonville is a hidden gem that’ll make your wedding sparkle like a treasure chest. With its sleek, modern design and panoramic riverfront views, you and your guests will be in awe. Plus, its versatility makes it perfect for any wedding style, from elegant to beachy casual. Venue 841 also has exclusive catering by Anthony’s Gourmet Catering Company.

  1. The Club Continental in Orange Park – Classic Elegance

For a taste of classic Southern charm, head to The Club Continental in Orange Park. Nestled along the St. Johns River, this historic venue offers lush gardens, a picturesque terrace, and timeless beauty that will take your breath away. It is one of the areas most popular wedding venues, and there is a reason why!

  1. Bayfront Marin St. Augustine – Historic Romance

Imagine saying “I do” in the heart of historic St. Augustine with the Matanzas Bay as your backdrop. Bayfront Marin combines old-world charm with waterfront beauty, making it an ideal spot for a romantic wedding steeped in history.  Your guest will also love the guest room block option and the location to historic downtown.

  1. Guy Harvey Resort in St. Augustine – Beachy Bliss

For couples who adore the beach, the Guy Harvey Resort in St. Augustine is a beachy paradise. With direct access to the Atlantic Ocean, you can have a toes-in-the-sand ceremony followed by a reception filled with sea-inspired décor.  They also offer one of the only beach ceremony wedding options…because they are located directly on the Atlantic Ocean.

  1. Hampton Inn Jacksonville Beach Oceanfront – Oceanfront Ease

Planning a beachfront wedding couldn’t be more convenient than at the Hampton Inn Jacksonville Beach Oceanfront. With the sea just steps away, your guests can enjoy a weekend getaway, and you can enjoy an easygoing beachfront ceremony.  They also offer a private banquet room with ocean front views!  This is a great option for an intimate wedding or wedding guest room block.

  1. Ribault Club Jacksonville – Historic Flair

If you crave history, the Ribault Club in Jacksonville offers historic flair on the Fort George River. Its rustic elegance and natural surroundings create a stunning setting for your special day.  The water views are for the intracoastal waterway but they are spectacular!  The property also offers indoor and outdoor options so it is perfect for weather changes.

  1. Serenata Beach Club in Ponte Vedra – Seaside Splendor

Serenata Beach Club in Ponte Vedra is a coastal paradise with a touch of luxury. With a private beach and a grand oceanfront ballroom, your wedding will exude seaside splendor.  It is one of the only venues in Northeast Florida where you can have amazing ocean views without being on the beach.  It’s a hidden gem only the beach club members know about…so book a tour!

  1. Southbank Marriott Hotel in Jacksonville – City Meets River

Want the best of both worlds? Southbank Marriott Hotel in Jacksonville offers a modern cityscape on one side and serene river views on the other. It’s perfect for couples who love the energy of the city and the tranquility of the water.  This property has experience a lot of renovations and the results are stunning!

  1. The Amelia River Club in Amelia Island – Island Oasis

Escape to an island paradise at The Amelia River Club on Amelia Island. This tranquil location offers riverfront beauty, oak-lined fairways, and a touch of coastal magic.  It is one of the newest wedding venue options in NE Florida and it is one of our favorites.  The photos are stunning!

  1. The Reef Restaurant in St. Augustine – Oceanfront Dining

The Reef Restaurant in St. Augustine is perfect for couples who want to tie the knot with their toes in the sand, followed by a delightful oceanfront dining experience.  Not only does the venue sit on the ocean front but the food is outstanding.  This is a flexible space that is great for wedding rehearsal dinners, bridal shows and wedding receptions.

  1. Casa Marina in Jacksonville Beach – Beachfront Elegance

Casa Marina in Jacksonville Beach offers beachfront elegance and historic charm. With its Spanish-Mediterranean architecture and direct access to the beach, it’s a dreamy wedding spot.  It is also one of the most popular wedding venues at the beach because of it’s history, charm and ocean views.  There are indoor and outdoor spaces for ceremony and reception.

  1. Embassy Suites St. Augustine Beach – Coastal Comfort

Wrap up your wedding journey at the Embassy Suites St. Augustine Beach, where coastal comfort meets contemporary style. With oceanfront suites and picturesque beach ceremonies, it’s the perfect place for your happily ever after.  The modern glam ballroom décor and turf outdoor ceremony sites are some of our favorite features.  It’s a must tour in our opinion!

  1. St. Augustine Sailing – An On The Water Experience

Set sail into wedded bliss at St. Augustine Sailing! Imagine exchanging vows on a romantic boat ride with the historic charm of St. Augustine as your backdrop. With the salty breeze in your hair and the waves as your witnesses, your wedding day at St. Augustine Sailing will be an adventure you’ll treasure forever.

14. Hampton Inn & Suites Amelia Island-Histroic Harbor Front

Picture this: a dreamy beachfront wedding at the Hampton Inn Oceanfront Amelia Island! This place is not just a hotel; it’s a fantastic spot to say “I do.” The harbor and intracoastal waterway is right outside your door, it’s like a fairy tale come to life. So, if you love the charm of downtown Fernandina, Hampton Inn Oceanfront Amelia Island is the place where your happily ever after begins!