This is no surprise when considering Key West offers all the perks of a tropical getaway combined with easy travel and planning (No Passport Required!). With locations ranging from historic to tropical, there is something for everyone. Key West is also famous for it's culture including the great food and unique entertainment. There are many reasons to pick the Southernmost City as your venue, below we share just a few.
Key West is the southernmost and one of the oldest cities in America, with beautifully classic architecture and stunning natural surroundings. The famous historic sites around the island provide amazing venues for hosting weddings. Event venues include places like The Hemingway House
& Historic Fort Zachary Taylor
. Since this is an islands, we are surrounded by the clear-blue waters of the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico, there's no shortage of beaches and other waterfront venues. Key West is sure to provide options for everyone, from vows exchanged in front of the Southernmost Point to private island ceremonies.
The Southernmost House
(photo above) is just one of the many picturesque locations around town. With so many historic locations there are other excellent venues such as the Audubon House
as well as The Oldest House in Key West
. If your looking for something more casual, get in touch with one of the many sailing charters in town as most will accommodate weddings and wedding parties onboard. The high season and top rates are from the end of December to April. Try planning for the summer if you are looking for a more affordable option.
Key West Wedding Resources:
There is a vast resource of people to help plan your perfect Key West wedding. Below we have included our short list, to give you an idea where to start. VHKW suggests getting in touch with a professional wedding planner.
Suggested Key West Wedding Vendors:
Host The Whole Family Or Just You Two
As a disclaimer, we must note that we do not allow events such as weddings to take place at our vacation rental properties. Although we do have several homes that work great as accommodations for a gathering of friends and family. We just do not allow the events to be held at our properties. Homes we suggest for your wedding guests.
Standard Rates: $18000 - $25000 per month
6BR 6.5BA - Sleeps 12
Luxurious Estate ~ 2 Houses plus Guest Cottage = Private Residential Resort
Gated and Grand
Premier Historic Seaport location! Steps from the boardwalk.
A whole vacation experience for the entire family. Rent this estate and live in luxury in the most requested Historic Seaport location in Key West.
Three historic dwellings are seamlessly joined to become one private luxury Key West rental estate. A combination of unique design elements impart that elusive je ne sais quoi
of island architectural history. Rent the best of Key West!
Standard Rates: $1800 - $3700 per week
Private Heated Pool and Bricked Courtyard
2 min. walk to South Beach.
Great for 2 couples + or small family
Just steps from Duval Street, this unique Key West cottage has an authentic Caribbean feel plus a private pool with bricked courtyard
, with original wood planked polished floors, vintage hand-hewned beams, bright blue tile kitchen and Bahama style wooden window shutters. One of the oldest houses in Key West, exudes authentic charm with all the comforts of home.
Standard Rates: $5500 - $11325 per week
6BR 5BA - Sleeps 14
2 heated swimming pools
3 Cottage Compound (2-cottage villa plus a cottage).
Less than 1/2 block off Duval Street
Get together for an 'Island Rendezvous' in Key West in this Award Winning Villa and Caribbean Style Cottage side-by-side steps from Duval St. and 3.5 Blocks from Mallory Square.
Perfect solution for a gathering of family or friends for a week in paradise.
Standard Rates: $3500 - $7000 per week
4BR 3BA - Sleeps 8-10
Heated Pool - Sun Deck
Lush Pool Garden
1/2 Block Off Duval Street
We invite you to discover that incredible experience of Déjà vu
... you know, when you enter someplace for the very first time, and instantly you get that sense that youve been there before. When I first walked into this house it happened to me. My mind sparked and I felt an instant kinship with the surrounding.