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

Birds of a Feather – Sanibel Island Wedding { Laura + Dan }

Connell_Walls_Wed-341Laura and her family have been visiting the shores of Sanibel Island and staying at Casa Ybel Resort for years.  It seemed only natural that Laura & Dan fly all the way from Australia (where they live), guests-in-tow, to this magical little island when they decided to tie the knot.  They skipped the beach for the ceremony and had a lawn wedding overlooking the Gulf of Mexico.  We love their sense of humor – from the Australian-American translation guide to their pink flamingos that seemed to show up whenever you least expected.  This is a family that knows how to laugh.  We were honored that they chose Casa Ybel Resort for their destination wedding and we look forward to seeing them year after year.

Also, check out the sunset view from the Waterfront Room!

VENDORS
Wedding Venue: Casa Ybel Resort | 239-472-0693 | www.casaybelweddings.com
Photography: Brooke Price Photography | 239-405-5907
Florist: Floral Artistry | 239-472-3040 | www.floralartistryofsanibel.com
Officiant: Sanibel Studios | 239-826-6542 | sanibelstudios@gmail.com
Musician: Steve Farst | 239-645-0651 | www.stevefarst.com
Hair & Make Up: Jamie Lyn Cintron Salon | 239-689-3190 | www.jamielyncintron.com

 

Tropical Tented Beach Wedding – Sanibel Island, Florida { Helena + Drew }

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Helena and Drew wanted to bring their wedding guests to a tropical setting for a spring time getaway.  Sanibel Island’s Casa Ybel Resort was the perfect location for their destination wedding.  With sand between their toes and sunshine on their faces, these two exchanged marriage vows on the beach at Casa Ybel as their guests looked on with cold beverages in hand.  Desiring to experience the full beauty of an outdoor beach wedding, Helena and Drew continued the event under a tent on Casa Ybel’s ocean front back lawn where guests danced the night away and enjoyed the coastal breeze from the Gulf of Mexico.

VENDORS
Wedding Venue: Casa Ybel Resort | 239-472-0693 | www.casaybelweddings.com
Photography: Impressions Photography | 239-437-1838 | www.impress-photo.com
Florist: Signature Florals | 239-437-2860 | www.signature-florals.com
Hair & Make Up: Jamie Lyn Cintron Salon | 239-689-3190 | www.jamielyncintron.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

Stunning under the Stars { Summer & Yi } Casa Ybel Resort – Sanibel Island

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Summer and Yi wanted something a little different when they came to Casa Ybel to plan their perfect wedding day. The back lawn was the perfect location but they wanted an open feeling not covered by a tent. An inviting farm table, cafe lights strung between palms and succulent florals all made this intimate dinner a night to remember under the stars for the radiant bride and groom.

 

VENDORS
Wedding Venue: Casa Ybel Resort | 239-472-0693 | www.casaybelweddings.com
Photography: Audrey Snow Photography | 239-334-7669 | www.audreysnowphotography.com
Officiant: Pat Slater | 239-472-8712 | psweddings@embarqmail.com
Florist: Elleson Events | 941-202-2343 | ellesonevents.com
Wedding Cake: Lady Cakes | 239-549-2253 | www.iloveladycakes.com

Intimate Destination Wedding { Ami + Ben } Casa Ybel Resort – Sanibel Island

VENDORS
Wedding Venue: Casa Ybel Resort | 239-472-0693 | www.casaybelweddings.com
Videographer: MVD Films | 239-273-2628 | www.mvd-films.com
Officiant: Pat Slater | 239-472-8712 | psweddings@embarqmail.com