There is no question that beach weddings have become extremely popular. When it comes to planning a dream wedding, it is one of the top locations that is selected. However, finding the ideal beach location can become a bit of a challenge with all of the options that are available. Some things that you should consider when you begin selecting your beach wedding location are highlighted here.
The Time of Year
Beach weddings can take place any time of year; however, the warmer months are typically more popular. This means that you need to ensure that the location where you want to get married is not already booked. If you are going to get married on a public beach, then this should not be an issue; however, you need to ensure that you obtain the proper permits if they are necessary.
The Availability of Shade
Getting married on the beach means that you will likely be exposed to rather warm temperatures. You should ensure that there is a source of shade available for you, as well as your guests. This could be in the form of a pavilion with a covered area, or tents that you have rented and set up. Another popular option is to have your wedding outside of a hotel, and then have the reception inside of the hotel.
Have a Contingency Plan
You can never be sure what the weather is going to do when you are getting married on the beach. This means that you need to have a contingency plan. The ideal situation would be to have a hotel ballroom, or other space available if you have to move your wedding indoors. This is convenient on a number of levels. This will ensure that you have someplace to go during adverse weather, and your guests from out of town can stay in the same hotel where you have reserved space.
There is no question that a beach wedding is a dream destination for many people. If this is your dream wedding destination, then you need to consider carefully. Booking a luxurious hotel venue that has a beach available offers a number of benefits and offers you the best of both worlds. Be sure that you book early, since a number of hotels that offer weddings book up fast, especially during wedding season.
If you are planning a beach wedding, check out the venue at the View by Lorne Hotel.