Key Biscayne is unique in that it gives visitors access to all of Miami, while also feeling like an exclusive VIP island destination. Flanked by Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park and Crandon Park, Key Biscayne is part of a barrier island characterized by long-stretching beaches, a tropical rainforest, and beautiful mangroves. For this reason, weddings at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami are perfect for those looking for a true destination experience without having to travel too far. As a premiere wedding destination with breathtaking venues and luxury amenities, this property has everything couples and their guests need for an unforgettable wedding weekend.  

Stunning Wedding Venue Choices

The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami offers several stunning wedding venue choices. These include both indoor and outdoor spaces – each of which are incredibly versatile and well suited for every event from welcome parties to farewell brunches. 

For wedding ceremonies at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami, one of the property’s signature venues is The Grand Lawn. This simple space makes for an elegant center stage with picturesque views of the beach and ocean. Alternatively, the Oceanfront Lawn offers a more “toes in the sand” experience, as it allows for couples to exchange vows on Crandon Beach – one of the Top 10 beaches in the U.S. As a special touch, a Shoe Butler is available to provide wedding guests with flip flops while safely storing their dress shoes until the ceremony is over.

Cocktail hour is often held in the Ocean View Foyer, which is adjacent to the Grand Ballroom and opens up to a gorgeous outdoor terrace that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. There’s no lack of space for wedding receptions, as The Ritz-Carlton ballroom boasts 10,000-square feet, ocean-facing floor-to-ceiling windows, and opulent chandeliers. This makes the ballroom at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami the largest ocean-view ballroom out of all the resort ballrooms in South Florida; and it can accommodate up to 1,000 guests for reception. 

There are also a selection of junior ballrooms that are perfect for more moderate or intimate guest lists. Ponce De Leon features a cozy foyer with French doors that open up into a 2,925-square foot ballroom that can accommodate up to 130 guests. The Plaza Ballroom also accommodates up to 120 guests and provides an idyllic canvas for couples and their designers to transform into their dream wedding space. 

Finally, for welcome parties and farewell brunches, couples love the Fountain Courtyard with its Atlantic Ocean view and breezy setting. 

Fine Dining and Catering Options

As with all weddings at The Ritz, couples getting married at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami are welcome to work closely with their catering team to customize their wedding menus. From international cuisine to local flavors, the chefs are experts in catering to different cultures and dietary preferences – especially with Miami being such a global hub that welcomes couples from all over the world. Authenticity is at the forefront of the culinary team, and the chefs at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami are especially adept at catering to Jewish, Indian, Italian, Mexican, Spanish, Cuban, Chinese, and Jamaican weddings. 

Beyond the wedding menu, guests can choose from several delectable restaurants during their stay. Lightkeepers is the go-to restaurant for seafood with freshly caught specialties including Gulf flounder, Caribbean lobster, royal red prawns, and a whole branzino. For a casual lunch or dinner, Cantina Beach is an oceanfront eatery serving up Mexican cuisine – not to mention, the largest tequila collection in South Florida. 

Welcome drinks may be enjoyed at RUMBAR, which captures the essence of Old Havana with a wide selection of rums, Cuban-inspired bites, a cigar collection, and live music. Between events, guests can also enjoy a gourmet burger at Dune Burgers On The Beach, gelato and smoothies at Scoop, or a quick coffee and pastry at the charming Key Pantry. 

Luxurious Accommodations and Amenities

The light-filled, luxurious accommodations at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami welcome visitors with a distinct yet effortless air of coastal elegance. Ocean view suites are perfect for wedding parties and getting ready before the ceremony, and the resort spa offers the most indulgent services to enjoy before or after the big day. Even during the busiest of wedding weekends, guests have the option of taking a break by lounging at one of the hotel’s two oceanfront swimming pools or getting a couple hours of movement in at the nearby golf course and tennis courts. 

Weddings at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami have all of Miami glamour, but with the tranquility of an exclusive destination. Couples and their guests can embrace beachy relaxation by day, swanky celebrations by night, and tailor every portion of the wedding weekend to their liking. 

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