Radiant Sunset Ceremony { Sara + Scott } Casa Ybel Resort – Sanibel Island

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A blanket of shells cover the beach in front of Casa Ybel and the colors of sunset reflected in the gulf water and in the clouds. This is exactly what Sara and Scott imagined when they were planning their dream Florida wedding. A simple bouquet of greenery on the arch made for a perfect backdrop on the beach as the Bride and Groom said their I Do’s. Dinner on the patio at Thistle Lodge was intimate and romantic. Guests were treated to Grilled Mahi Mahi with fresh pineapple salsa and perfectly grilled Filet Mignon. Of course to top the evening off there was a stunning three-tiered cake for guests with a sweet tooth to enjoy.

VENDORS
Wedding Venue: Casa Ybel Resort | 239-472-0693 | casaybelweddings.com
Officiant: Pat Slater | 239-472-8712 | sanibelcaptivaweddings.com 
Florist: Floral Artistry | 239-472-3040 | floralartistryofsanibel.com
Wedding Cake: Lady Cakes | 239-549-2253 | iloveladycakes.com
Photography: Nick Adams Photography | 239-395-7671 | nickadamsphotography.com
Music: Steve Farst | 239-645-0651 | stevefarst.com

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Beachside Ceremony { Stephanie + Austin } Casa Ybel Resort – Sanibel Island

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For Stephanie and Austin it was important for them to incorporate family into their wedding on the beach at Casa Ybel. The calm waters of the gulf behind them for the ceremony, their daughter took part in the I Do’s and his mother created the simple yet elegant bridal party bouquets. Guests moved in the the Waterfront Room at Thistle Lodge for the reception. Friends and family were treated to an impressive dinner buffet that included Hibachi Salmon and a Beef Strip Loin carving station. The new Mr. and Mrs. had the opportunity to take some stunning photos after dark on the beach and in front of the Thistle Lodge. 

VENDORS
Wedding Venue: Casa Ybel Resort | 239-472-0693 | casaybelweddings.com
Photography: New Ground Photography | 239-449-8897 | newgroundphotography.com
Officiant: Dr. Dan Lamey | 239-272-2947 | drdan74@gmail.com
Wedding Cake: Lady Cakes | 239-549-2253 | iloveladycakes.com
Music: Ron Rutz | 239-454-9999 | ronrutz.com
Hair & Make Up: Kari Myers Hair |239-895-6333 | MW MakeUp Artistry | 239-940-2921

Tented Beachside Reception { Brittany + Michael } Casa Ybel Resort – Sanibel Island

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Brittany and Michael said I Do on the sandy beaches of Casa Ybel’s property just steps from where their tented reception was held. While the bride and groom took photos on the beach, guests were treated to gourmet passed appetizers and specialty crafted cocktails. Dinner and dancing lasted well into the evening with stunning views of the Gulf of Mexico from their seats and even the dance floor.  

VENDORS
Wedding Venue: Casa Ybel Resort | 239-472-0693 | casaybelweddings.com
Florist: Signature Florals | 239-437-2860 | signature-florals.com
Wedding Cake: Lady Cakes | 239-549-2253 | iloveladycakes.com
Hair & Makeup: Flawless Beauty
Photography: New Ground Photography | 239-449-8897 | newgroundphotography.com
Videography: The Wedding Video Group
Music: Steve Farst | 239-645-0651 | stevefarst.com

 

 

Happily Ever After Begins Here { Courtney + Michael } Casa Ybel Resort – Sanibel Island

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Courtney and Michael’s wedding ceremony on the beaches of Casa Ybel featured a stunning backdrop, the calm blue green waters of the Gulf of Mexico. After the ceremony the celebration moved upstairs to Thistle Lodge’s Waterfront Room for a buffet dinner featuring a roasted Prime Rib carving station. Guests were treated to views of a sunset over the Gulf and entertainment from Steve Farst to top off a perfect evening.

VENDORS
Wedding Venue: Casa Ybel Resort | 239-472-0693 | www.casaybelweddings.com
Florist: Floral Artisty | 239-472-3040 | www.floralartistryofsanibel.com
Wedding Cake: Lady Cakes | 239-549-2253 | www.iloveladycakes.com
Photography: Matt Steeves | 239-246-1707 | www.mattsteeves.com
Music: Steve Farst | 239-645-0651 | www.stevefarst.com

Elegant Beachside Ceremony { Jessica + Alistair } Casa Ybel Resort – Sanibel Island

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It was all about elegance at Jessica and Alistair’s ceremony and reception at Casa Ybel. Shades of pink and blush in the arrangements from Libby’s stood out against navy blue linens and sophisticated silver chargers under the tent. The party continued late into the night at Casa Ybel’s Thistle Lodge where guests were treated to late night flatbreads and sliders and flowing drinks.

 

VENDORS
Wedding Venue: Casa Ybel Resort | 239-472-0693 | www.casaybelweddings.com
Photography: Sun Glow Photography | 863-510-8702
Videography: Lexoria Wedding Films | 877-354-1770
Officiant: Pat Slater | 239-472-8712 | psweddings@embarqmail.com
Florist: Libby’s Flowers | 239-278-1500 | www.libbysflowershop.com
Wedding Cake: Lady Cakes | 239-549-2253 | www.iloveladycakes.com
Music: Vanderbilt Strings | 239-949-4314 | www.vanderbiltstrings.com
Hair & Make Up: Michelle Regis | 321-795-7474

Beachside Tent Celebration { Julie + BJ } Sanibel Island – Casa Ybel Resort

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Julie and BJ brought in colors from the beautiful gulf waters and Florida skies when planning their Sanibel Island dream wedding. Carrie Darling Events made sure no detail was missed with coordinating coral centerpieces, personalized drink coozies, and custom stationary to make sure guests knew all the details for each wedding event. The fun continued late into the night with an after party at Thistle Lodge with late night snacks and cocktails.

 

Wedding Venue: Casa Ybel Resort | 239-472-0693 | www.casaybelweddings.com
Photography: New Ground Photography | 239-449-8897 | www.newgroundphotography.com
Entertainment: Vanderbilt Strings | 239-949-4314 | www.vanderbiltstrings.com
Florist & Event Planning: Carrie Darling Events | 239-784-5098 | carriedarlingevents@gmail.com
Hair & Make Up: Duality Artistry | 801-557-0054 | www.dualityartistry.com
Wedding Cake: Lady Cakes | 239-549-2253 | www.iloveladycakes.com
Officiant: Christina Bowman | 239-561-8380

Romance Under the Tent { Heather + Patrick } Casa Ybel – Sanibel Island

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The photos from Heather and Patrick’s wedding say it all. The iconic wooden bridge leading onto Casa Ybel’s property provided the stunning backdrop for a post-sunset photoshoot. Libby’s Flowers stood out with deep, bold colors and bright succulents.  With rustic touches and deep plum accents this tented reception was simple yet sophisticated, very fitting to the bride and groom’s style.

 

VENDORS
Wedding Venue: Casa Ybel Resort | 239-472-0693 | www.casaybelweddings.com
Florist: Libby’s Flower Shop | 239-278-1500 | www.libbysflowershop.com
Wedding Cake: Lady Cakes | 239-549-2253 | www.iloveladycakes.com
Photography: Miranda Lawson | 239-214-1142
Music: Steve Friedman Band | 239-564-3787