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Your Wedding - At the Dunes

In a word...Perfect!

Whatever you've imagined your island wedding to be, The Dunes is the perfect setting.  From a ceremony on the Gulf of Mexico to a celebration in front of our sparkling lake at sunset, The Dunes is pleased to host your wedding for up to 160 guests with our exceptional staff.  We promise you the experience of a lifetime.

Your Wedding Ceremony

Choose from two spectacular settings:

Sanibel Inn Ocean Front
Our sister property, the Sanibel Inn, offers the best of both worlds for the ultimate wedding experience. You can have your ceremony on the beach with spectacular views and photo opportunities on the Gulf of Mexico and return to The Dunes for a private reception.

The Dunes Sunset Lake
This plush green secluded lawn area overlooks our shimmering lake and provides spectacular sunsets. Surrounded by flowers and palm trees, this breathtaking location is perfect for you and your wedding guests to gather as you exchange your vows. Your reception will be just steps away at one of our private reception locations.

Your Wedding Reception

Simple yet sophisticated, all of our reception locations are unique. Choose from open-air, tented or indoor venues:

The Dunes Sunset Lake
This plush green secluded lawn area overlooks our shimmering lake and provides spectacular sunsets. Surrounded by flowers and palm trees, this breathtaking location is perfect for you and your wedding guests to gather as you celebrate your wedding day.  Under open skies or rented tent, The Dunes Sunset Lake is a beautiful lakeside location seating a maximum of 160 guests.

Outdoor Pavilion and Pool side
Our new Pavilion, with its all-weather enclosure, provides an intimate outdoor venue. The Pavilion holds a maximum of 132 seated guests. An adjacent pool side terrace is ideal for cocktail receptions.

Dunes Clubhouse
If you prefer an indoor venue, our newly renovated Clubhouse has comfortable seating overlooking beautiful sunsets on the golf course lake. The adjacent bar serves as a cocktail area. The clubhouse seats up to 90 guests.

Amenities

When you choose The Dunes, it is yours alone. Our exclusive setting assures your privacy and all of the amenities you desire. Your personal Event & Catering Coordinator will help you select the services and amenities that will assure the perfect wedding experience.

•  Lighting & Audio Visual Services
•  Photography Services
•  Wedding and Reception Settings including flowers, music, linens, and bakery
•  Bride and Groom Transportation
•  Wedding Party Golf Outings
•  Resort Accommodations 

Our Services

There's a reason The Dunes has been the choice of brides and grooms for over 40 years. Whether your wedding is large or small, our staff will deliver a stunning event that matches the vision of  your perfect island celebration. Our Executive Chef and experienced catering team and will help you every step of the way.

LODGING on Sanibel Island:

Should you require lodging for yourself or your guests during your wedding, be sure to check out the selection of unique accommodations offered by the Inns of Sanibel. Owned by the same management team as The Dunes, all four resorts of the Inns of Sanibel offer free Dunes Club Sport & Social Memberships to their guests. If you want discounts on blocks of rooms, we can help you make those arrangements. Please click here to visit the Inns of Sanibel.