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Sanibel and Captiva Weddings

I wish you and your families are safe and escaped the difficulties of the covid19. I was not affected and am well. I look forward to be able to unite couples again and soon, as allowed by the City of Sanibel.


photo of wedding officiant on Sanibel IslandSanibel and Captiva are tropical islands situated on the Gulf of Mexico, on the southwest coast of Florida near Fort Myers. These islands are perfect for weddings and vow renewals of any size… from an for two up to a celebration with family and friends. Sanibel and Captiva Island wedding venues have become an all-year-long wedding destination in Florida. Patricia Slater offers customized services which includes wedding ceremonies and renewal of vows.

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For your perfect island wedding, call Patricia 239-823-3497


Sanibel and Captiva weddings

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Sanibel Island Elopement Packages

Thousands of Weddings by the Sea ceremonies were officiated by Patricia Slater, who is a Sanibel resident for over 40 years. A former Sanibel Island Innkeeper, Patricia Slater’s Weddings by the Sea embraces all aspects of planning the perfect Sanibel Island wedding venue including: officiating services, flowers, photography, music, food, resort accommodations, even transportation and salon appointments – whatever you desire for your most important day. As a Sanibel resident officiant, you will have access to the best that the industry has to offer including your ceremony on a secluded beach.

When you engage Patricia Slater for your wedding on Sanibel and Captiva Islands, you are promised a personalized wedding that speaks to your individuality as you become husband and wife. Presented in her signature heartfelt way, Patricia’s original wedding ceremony blends the marriage vows with a special collection of inspirational readings, poems, and prayers.

bride and groom laugh at their intimate wedding on Sanibel Island

family photo after vow renewal ceremonywedding couple with sunglasses on Sanibel beach

From a Recent Destination Wedding on Sanibel Island

Hi Pat!! First off, I want to let you know that we received our marriage license in the mail today! And most importantly, we want to express our gratitude to you and the phenomenal work you do! We are still in awe of just how perfect our wedding day was. Every part of that amazing day exceeded our expectations! We truly could not have done it without you. Every one of our family members raved about how impressed they were with you and Frank… read more

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wedding couple enjoy a rainbow over their wedding ceremony

Sanibel and Captiva Wedding Officiant

The magnificent Sanibel and Captiva Islands themselves inspire a sense of awe and splendor, quiet reflection and personal peace for your island wedding. When you find the one to share your life with, you share those feelings, too. Express them beautifully on the most important day of your life with help from Patricia Slater’s Weddings by the Sea.  Here is a blog post of a Sanibel wedding Celebration I performed recently.

wedding couple with children on Sanibel beach

Sanibel wedding officiant

If you are in need of assistance for your elopement and destination wedding, or just have a few questions, please call me at 1-239-823-3497. I will be happy to speak with you about my services. Read the blog post for information on this sunrise elopement wedding at the Sanibel Island Lighthouse. In addition, I now offer Florida Marriage licenses by mail for couples looking for a destination wedding in Florida. Hope to hear from you!

bride and groom walk along Sanibel beach


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