Florida Destination Wedding Planning Advice from our Wedding Planners

Happy Engagement Season!!!! Did you know that 40% of couples will get engaged between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day? Love is in the air in our office as our wedding planners are busy booking Destin Florida weddings for 2019. With so many people getting engaged during these few months, the race is on to book your perfect Destin wedding venue for the date of your choice.

After you and your fiance return from Cloud Nine of your engagement, it will be time to begin planning the who, what, when and where details of your wedding. Many couples start a vision board, peruse bridal magazines or just starting jotting brainstorming notes in a notebook about what their dream day looks like. After your brainstorming session, it’s time to begin research for the when and where.

If you are planning a Florida destination wedding, you will need to give your guests as much notice as possible to make travel arrangements. Our wedding planners share their top tips for planning a Florida Destination wedding in Destin:


A Gift for Yourselves: Whether you are planning a small local wedding or a Florida Destination wedding, give yourself the gift of a local wedding planner. Hiring a Destin wedding planner can save you time, stress and money so you can savor every moment of your wedding. An experienced wedding planner can be your expert eyes before, during and after your wedding to ensure you stay on time, on budget and stress-free. For a Florida destination wedding, you will need a local expert to assist with not only all your wedding details, but also recommending / coordinating with outside vendors and assisting with accommodations / transportation needs for your guests. SunQuest Cruises Destin wedding packages include the services of our award-winning wedding planners. Our couples leave rave reviews about their creativity, dependability and just going above and beyond to make sure their day is perfect.

Location is Everything!: Destin Florida is a popular destination wedding location because it offers a Caribbean-like beach experience at a more affordable price and it’s easy to access by car or plane. Destin offers a plethora of entertainment and accommodation options for all budgets and gives your guests a bonus beach vacation. There really is nothing more magical or unforgettable than a yacht wedding, making the SOLARIS one of the most popular Destin wedding venues. There also is nothing easier or stress-free for you and your guests than hosting both your wedding and reception in one location. Take a virtual tour of the SOLARIS Destin wedding venue here.

The SOLARIS is also conveniently located at the all-inclusive Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. The resort offers a multitude of accommodations at all budget levels as well as entertainment and transportation options. It’s so easy for all your guests to stay at the resort and take resort transportation to and from your Destin wedding on the SOLARIS yacht. No worries about traffic, getting lost, parking, etc.

All-Inclusive: All-inclusive Destin wedding packages = easy and stress-free. Ask your Destin wedding venue and wedding planner for a wedding package that gives you an all-inclusive price including rentals, linen fees, service fees and taxes. All of our Destin wedding packages feature all-inclusive pricing so our couples know the exact total before their event starts. We are an all-inclusive company that offers wedding/reception venues, flowers, officiants, entertainment, catering, rentals and vendor coordination. It’s so easy to work with one company for all your needs – especially if you are planning your destination wedding from afar.

Reputable & Trustworthy: Ask your Destin wedding venue and wedding planner for recent testimonials, pictures and any awards they have earned. Wedding pictures are worth a thousand words in terms of quality, presentation, creativity and the venue experience. View our Destin wedding photo gallery to get inspiring ideas and visualize what we can do for weddings, receptions, flower arrangements, catering, decor and more.

Wedding awards based on testimonials demonstrate the true merit and trustworthiness behind a company. Our testimonials give a unique perspective through the eyes of each couple about their SOLARIS experience. The SOLARIS and its team has earned the Knot’s Best of Weddings Award for nine consecutive years, WeddingWire’s Couples Choice Award for three consecutive years and the Best of the Emerald Coast for nine consecutive years.


Our wedding planners would love the opportunity to answer any questions you have about planning your destination wedding in Destin. Pleases contact us today!

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