Beach Elopement

Tide The Knot is the premier wedding beach planner on the gulf coast. Having coordinated and executed Florida beach wedding’s all along the gulf coast for the last decade, Tide The Knot has the experience and expertise you need to plan a seamless and effortless beach elopement.

Romantic Beach Elopement in Florida

Drop the stress of planning a large wedding and just elope! With the growing popularity of smaller, more intimate weddings, beach elopements offer the perfect blend of romance, intimacy and simplicity. Florida beaches – like Sand Key Beach in Clearwater, Lido Key, or Treasure Island – provide pristine beaches and stunning sunsets for couples looking for simplicity and intimacy. At Tide The Knot, we have over a decade of experience in working with some of the best vendors along the Gulf Coast from Anna Maria Island to St. Pete Beach and Indian Rocks Beach. We would love an opportunity to help you dream up your wedding and provide our expertise so you can focus on enjoying your special day.

Florida Beaches Are The Perfect Place For A Beach Elopement

Eloping to Florida means more than just beautiful scenery; it’s about making your special day as stress-free and memorable as possible. Tide the Knot Beach Weddings offers comprehensive elopement packages that cater to all your needs, from the ceremony to the celebration. Each month, our staff has the pleasure of meeting couples at the beach to partake in their exchanging of vows, showcasing the ease and beauty of elopement.

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Affordable Florida Beach Elopement Packages

Affordable and simple, our beach elopement packages ensure a romantic and special day without the hassle. Tide the Knot Beach Weddings keeps planning simple—just get ready and show up! Our beach wedding packages are designed for the couple alone or for small groups of 10-15 guests, including everything you need:

  • Professional Wedding Officiant: To guide and perform the ceremony.
  • Ceremony Rituals: Personalized to reflect the couple’s unique relationship.
  • Professional Photography: Capture every special moment.
  • Bridal Bouquet: Designed to complement the beauty of the setting.
  • Ceremony Coordination: Ensuring everything goes smoothly, just as planned.
  • And More: Tailored to meet all your elopement needs.

While we have a variety of beach wedding packages for you to choose from, we also offer the opportunity to customize your beach wedding with our Build Your Own Wedding.

Why Choose a Beach Elopement?

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Intimacy and Privacy

An elopement prioritizes the couple’s experience, offering a private, intimate setting to exchange vows without the presence of a large crowd. This intimacy enhances the emotional aspect of the wedding, making it more about the couple’s love for each other.

Lower Costs

It has become increasingly popular to save money by eloping. Choosing to elope can significantly reduce the costs associated with larger weddings. Expenses for venues, extensive guest lists, and extravagant details can be minimized, allowing the couple to perhaps invest in other aspects of their lives together.

Unique and Memorable Experience

Eloping on a beach provides a unique wedding experience that is both laid-back and heartfelt. The informal setting allows couples to relax, be themselves, and enjoy the moment without the pressures typically associated with a big wedding.

Specific Advantages of A Beach Wedding

Natural Backdrop and Scenery

The natural beauty of the Gulf Coast beaches like St. Pete Beach, Indian Rocks Beach, Siesta Key, provide a picturesque and romantic setting for beach elopements. The serene views and calming sounds of the ocean create a perfect backdrop for your wedding photos. Not to mention the gorgeous sunsets.

Relaxed and Casual Atmosphere

Having a wedding at a beach encourages a casual vibe where couples and the few select guests can opt for more comfortable and informal attire. This relaxed atmosphere makes the day enjoyable and stress-free for everyone involved. No fuss, all fun.

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Opportunity for Stunning Wedding Photos

Beaches in Florida – like Pass-A-Grille Beach, Anna Maria Island, Clearwater Beach – are not only beautiful but also offer natural lighting that is ideal for photography. Photographers can capture candid, vibrant, and joyful moments against the vast ocean and under the open sky especially during golden hour.

How To Get Started Planning Your Beach Wedding in Florida

Schedule a Consult

Whether you’re curious and have questions or ready to commit to a specific weekend, schedule a consult to get the ball rolling and your questions answered. Once you’ve solidified some specifics, we will work together to set the date, time, specific beach location, and determine the best beach wedding package for you. This initial step ensures all elements of your day are perfectly aligned with your vision.

We Dream Up Your Wedding

About 90 days before your wedding, our team of beach wedding planner’s will finalize the details of your day, from the ceremony’s specifics to the aesthetic details. Our team collaborates closely with you to tailor every element, crafting a day that uniquely reflects your vision for your wedding day.

Have Your Dream Beach Wedding

By working with us, premier beach wedding planner’s on the Gulf Coast, you’ll be able to enjoy your wedding day, stress free and fully present on what matters most. Our team ensures that every detail is taken care of and attended to so you don’t have to worry about anything except for walking down the aisle.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Florida Beach Elopement


Eloping has many benefits. Saving money, avoiding family drama, lower stress, and more money for the honeymoon!


Yes! The Tampa Bay Beaches offer many choices for great elopements. St. Pete Beach – Clearwater Beach – Siesta Key – Sarasota are all world-famous locations.


Our most affordable Florida beach wedding elopement package starts at $1,125 and includes all of the essentials for a simple, intimate, beautiful elopement. Our packages are customizable and range up to $3975.


From St. Pete Beach to Sarasota and all the greater Tampa Bay area beaches, we service locations across the gulf coast of Florida. View all of our locations here.

Plan a Beach Elopement With Tide the Knot Wedding Planner

Let us take over the planning – sit back and relax! You focus on what is important and we will take care of the rest. Our team has been performing Florida Elopements for over a decade. We would love to help you celebrate one of the best days of your life.