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The melody of a violin raises everyone to their feet. Nervous excitement crescendos even though your toes are relaxed in the sand and your hair tousled by a salty breeze. Your eyes finally meet the shining ones of your fiancé and the infinite blue expanse behind them and suddenly all is right with the world. With the golden shore as witness and the Atlantic waters as backdrop, there’s no place like New Smyrna Beach to marry the love of your life.

However as magical as weddings are, everyone knows that the never-ending to-do list beforehand is anything but that. While you juggle tux-fittings and bridesmaids gifts, we’ve done the research for you and compiled the top NSB wedding venues and best beach rental accommodations so you can check it off your list. From reception halls to honeymoon suites, we share our local expertise in where the best places to celebrate and stay are in New Smyrna Beach.

Picture-Perfect Beach Wedding Venues

While no venue compares to Mother Nature’s backdrop of foaming waves against powdery white shores, New Smyrna Beach hosts some of the top wedding venues on the Florida East Coast for both ceremonies and receptions. Whether you stick to an all-indoor wedding or simply use one of these gorgeous sites for the dining and dancing portion of the evening, these NSB wedding venues are beautiful and fully-equipped to hold the magical memories you’ll treasure for a lifetime.

Crown Events and Rentals | 315 Spring Forest Dr., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

If selecting your vendors a-la-carte sounds like a coordinating nightmare, an all-inclusive wedding venue such as Crown Events and Rentals is an excellent fit for you. This New Smyrna Beach based company provides full event planning, event styling, day-of-event coordinating, and dazzling private estate venues to hold your special day. Their full-event planning package relieves the pressure off the happy couple as highly trained coordinators will contract with vendors, create dream boards, budgets, timelines, etc. so that you don’t have to stress. Their most popular wedding location is The Crown Barn which provides a charmingly rustic atmosphere surrounded by beautiful Florida nature. View pictures, packages, and more here.

Riverside Pavilion | 3431 S Ridgewood Ave, Port Orange, FL 32129

Located along the banks of the Halifax River, Riverside Pavilion is a gorgeous fresh-water twist on a scenic outdoor wedding.  Exchange your vows under the shade of palm trees on the venue’s dock that overlooks the serene river waters. Guests won’t have to travel far for the reception as the elegant banquet hall is on-site and only steps away from the ceremony location. While it’s technically in the city of Port Orange, this wedding venue is only a short drive away from New Smyrna Beach should your wedding party and guests be staying there. Sounds like the perfect wedding? View detailed info and pictures here.

The Delamater House | 1701 Tionia Rd, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

If you’ve been daydreaming of a fairytale wedding since the time you could walk, the Delamater House is a stunning property that will transform your dreams into a magical reality. This elegant, farmhouse style venue combines popular rustic charm with high-end taste. Have your first kiss under the wooden pergola and winding oak trees and later celebrate with clinking glasses and festive music under the string lights in the barn. Get the best of both worlds and enjoy old-Florida nature on your wedding day and NSB’s stunning beachside beauty on your honeymoon! For more information, visit their website here.

The Estate on the Halifax | 5123 S Ridgewood Ave, Port Orange, FL 32127

If you’re in search of a quaint venue that can accommodate a large crowd, you’ll find the 10-acre, private Estate on the Halifax to be the place where your most special day is held. From a traditional, white-steeple chapel to a garden gazebo, this gorgeous estate has up to seven different venue options that are all separately and collectively available to book. With acres of lush, landscaped grounds and stone-cottage buildings, this Estate makes for stunning wedding photos that will grace your home for years to come. Explore the property online by clicking here.

Accommodating Out-of-Town Guests and Relatives

With your love being celebrated in a top Florida beach destination, don’t be surprised if all your second cousins and friends halfway around the world respond that they’re coming! Those traveling from afar will certainly want to ride the surf-able waves and bury with their toes in the sand while they stay, so provide them a list of stunning, local accommodations for an unforgettable trip. From vacation homes that sleep up to twelve to oceanfront condos that are just steps away from Flagler Ave, explore the best experiences and one-of-a-kind vacation rentals for your out-of-town guests.

Large Group Stays

If your great uncles and distant relatives are all making the trip to the Florida East Coast, we have plenty of stunning beach homes that were designed to host a crowd. Mermaid’s Playground is an eclectic NSB vacation rental that not only sleeps up to twelve people, but is designed to give two families the space and privacy they need within a home. Both floors each have full living, dining, and kitchen areas that are arrayed with whimsical décor and updated features.  In addition to this, the backyard provides a heated pool and is only 53 steps from the beach!

If your wedding guests prefer an oceanfront rental, Beachside Vista is a stunning retreat for larger groups. This 1,925 square foot home has four spacious bedroom, three bathrooms, and sleeps a total of twelve guests. As this luxury home sits directly on the shore of New Smyrna Beach, your friends and relatives can enjoy panoramic ocean views from the balcony and nearly every room in the house!

Single Family Stays

For out-of-towners traveling with just a spouse or immediate family, suggest a beach stay in one of our gorgeous, oceanfront condos. Golden Arms 805 is a luxury beach rental that not only boasts of a bird’s eye view of the Atlantic, but also pampers guests with its high-end style and taste. This two-bedroom/two-bathroom condo is perfect for those new to the area as it is walking distance to the popular shopping and dining along Flagler Avenue.  Oceania Beach Club 806 is another oceanfront property that smaller groups will love. This light and airy retreat sleeps up to six people and provides both dreamy ocean views and an excellent, walkable location.

Romantic Getaways for the Newly-Weds

The “I Do”s have been celebrated, the champagne glasses have clinked, and now you and your love will retreat to a stunning getaway for your first night of forever together. Whether you’re jetting off to Europe the next day or spending your honeymoon sipping cocktails by NSB’s shore, begin day one of married life in a romantic condo by the sea. We’ve compiled our favorite beach rentals below that create a perfect ending to your wedding day.

Dreamy Views + High-End Amenities

Hold nothing back, you deserve the best on your honeymoon! Treat yourselves to the finer things in life when you stay in Sea Coast Gardens III 201. This condo is newly renovated with top of the line features, updated amenities, and an interior that whispers of a designer’s touch. Cuddle up with your love on the couch or enjoy a sunset drink on the balcony as both indoor and outdoor spots feature amazing ocean views. Another vacation rental that’s perfect for lovebirds is the direct oceanfront Surf and Racquet Club 304. This three-bedroom/three-bathroom condo has been renovated with the latest, modern features and is a stunning, bright space. In addition to its jaw-dropping décor, you and your significant other will love the wall-to-wall windows that reveal an ocean expanse.

Charming Beach Cottages

If you’re spending your honeymoon relaxing in the sunshine of NSB, a fun beach cottage with personality is the perfect place for a newly-wed stay. If quirky décor and a playful personality are essential to the perfect vacation, Sandy Toes on Cedar will certainly check off your dream beach home list. This two-bedroom/one-bathroom house exudes colorful charm with its bright teal exterior and vibrant accents. Not only is this home tucked away in a nice neighborhood, but it’s also just a few blocks away from both the beach and Flagler Avenue! If your ideal couple’s vacation includes days spent relaxing in your swimsuit, Grand Oasis is the ultimate retreat for water-lovers. With a private pool, a jetted Jacuzzi, and the ocean just a couple blocks away, you and your spouse can spend your entire vacation in bikinis and swim trunks.

From the top wedding venues to the best vacation rental accommodations, there’s no place like New Smyrna to plan a destination wedding! Explore our beach rental selection of direct oceanfront, ocean view, pet-friendly, 3+ bedrooms, houses, and other properties that will make for the honeymoon stay of your dreams. Browse online or give us a call at (386) 478-7863 to have one of our vacation planners assist you in finding the perfect beach condo or home.