Weddings, Elopements, Honeymoons Archives - Bayfront Marin House
Bayfront Marin House
St. Augustine, Florida

Summer Wedding Tips: Five Things to Remember Before You Walk Down the Aisle

We love summer weddings! The dehydration, the droopy hair, the groomsmen passing out. Wait, what??? Your summer wedding doesn’t have to be a sweaty, smoldering affair. (Save that for the honeymoon!) Here are some tips for surviving your summer wedding:  1. Drink water!! Eat something! Yes, this sounds basic, but if we only had time … Read More

Planning a Summer Wedding? Follow These Tips

If you’re getting married in Florida, pretty much every wedding is a “summer” wedding. Summer events bring their own challenges–thunderstorms, hot sun that will melt the icing on your cake, bridal dehydration. The experts over at have put together a list of ten tips to help the summer bride. They interviewed our own Sandy … Read More

Great Wedding Ideas: Take a Trolley to Your Reception

Many of our brides opt to get married at our bed and breakfast, but hold their reception off-site. Our feelings are never hurt when they ask about that option–there are so many amazing restaurants in St. Augustine, who can blame them for wanting to take their family and friends to one of them? Because we’re … Read More

Great Wedding Reception Ideas: Food Trucks

We hosted a pre-wedding reception last night at the inn. The bride and groom (pre-bride and pre-groom?) wanted their out of town guests to have a place where they could stop in, see people, and grab a bite to eat. Instead of a traditional caterer, they opted to hire a few food trucks to park on Avenida … Read More

Beach Wedding Decor in St. Augustine: Formal

Think you can’t have a formal feel if you’re planning a beach wedding? Think again. This bride used a nautical blue napkin, and popped it with the bright pink of stargazer lilies in ceramic shells. The result was a happy, elegant look that was formal but still laid back. Look how smart she was to … Read More

Colored Wedding Dresses: Showing Your Personality

There are lots of reasons that a bride might not want to wear a white gown on her wedding day. It could be her second wedding. She might not look good in white. She may just feel that a color would better showcase her personality.Whatever the reason, the bride is in charge, and she should … Read More

Beach wedding: soft pink and grey

There are so many beautiful color combinations for beach weddings. We hosted a wedding on Sunday, where the bride used a soft pink combined with two different silver tones, as well as mirrors and sparkly glass hurricanes. It made for a soft, romantic combination on a warm January day.

Valentine’s Day in St. Augustine, Florida

There’s no better place to show the timeless quality of your love than St. Augustine, Florida, the nation’s oldest city. If you haven’t been to our lovely city before, here are some tips: Getting there: Fly into Jacksonville airport on Southwest (totally appropriate for a trip filled with LUV), Delta or USAir, then take a … Read More