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Weddings Elsewhere - Fall 2014

O G Naturally Nautical NE OF THE LARGEST Florida State Parks—Myakka River State Park—naturally makes for a serene environment for a wedding. Meanwhile, boating aficionados find Sarasota Yacht Club’s architecturally modern quarters to be the place for their reception. Mote Aquarium located on the Southern tip of Longboat Key offers space for under-the-sea lovers to get up close and personal with the sea. Couples can top off the night and set sail on a catamaran or rent a boat and sail-off into the sunset. Country-Club Lovin’ OLF COURSES AND COUNTRY CLUBS are in abundance in Sarasota. Acres of manicured green grass and lake views provide stately backdrops for wedding receptions. Many are adjacent to one of Sarasota’s 50-plus private and public golf courses-a major plus for golf enthusiasts. Knotted Already, Honeymoon Heaven When the sun comes up the next day, there’s no need to waste time trying to catch a plane. Stay put. Sarasota has everything a honeymooner needs to enjoy the first few days as Mr. and Mrs. Explore mangroves by kayak, take a sunset sail, and dance the night away to live music. With 12 Weddings Elsewhere | FALL 2014 one of the largest chapters of the Dine Originals group, a consortium of locally owned restaurants, there is no shortage of mouth-watering places to enjoy good food. Re-Do Couples lucky enough to find true love for the second or third time find Sarasota a warm and inviting place to say “I-do.” Sarasota’s simple serenity and ample options for intimate affairs is appealing to these couples who are looking for a place where families can mingle together. Many of these newlyweds fall in


Weddings Elsewhere - Fall 2014
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