Events in Paradise Without a Passport


The lure of blue waters, white, sandy beaches, and pristine golf courses become even stronger when there’s no need for a passport. JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort is a South Florida event venue which offers an enriching and enticing destination, set on three and a half miles of private beach, overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Get inspired by the tropical setting and host meetings and gatherings in over 120,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space. Break out from the traditional environments with excursions like yachting, golf, and water sports where you can make the most of the fantastic weather. Dine and unwind in unique culinary experiences, from crafted banquet events and private dining to adult-exclusive restaurants. An event here will leave you recharged, focused, and energized.


Event Rooms

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Meetings & Events

Plan impressive meetings and business events in our elegant South Florida event venues

Our event venues in South Florida can accommodate over 1,800 attendees
Host successful team-building activities throughout our hotel's lawns, beach, golf courses and spa
Our South Florida event venues feature comprehensive audio-visual technologies and on-site experts
Keep your event attendees engaged with custom meeting breaks, unique dining venues and entertainment
Trust our resort's expert team to assist you with everything regarding your event venue selection
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Exceptional Culinary Experiences

Our event catering offers culinary experiences that elevate moments and build connections, with immersive, educational and interactive programs, like sushi rolling classes, rum tasting and learning to cook fish over an open fire on the beach.

Outdoor Banquets

Fresh seafood and cocktails by torchlight, formal dining on the terrace and receptions on the beach, our exceptional outdoor venues are thoughtfully designed to celebrate under the sun or stars, overlooking the glistening Gulf of Mexico.

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Indoor Space

Offering a range of sophisticated venues, host receptions and functions in open, airy environments, many with views of the glistening gulf waters.

Simple to Sublime

Elevate conferences, business meetings, social occasions and events at our luxury Marco Island resort setting. With its exotic outdoor venues, and innovative ballrooms and meeting spaces and signature services, we can provide the ideal atmosphere, mood, and themes to make your event truly unique. Enhance your agenda with health and wellness activations, teambuilding outings, beach bonfires or a spa retreat. Our team will partner with you to ensure it’s a successful meeting.

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Green Meetings

Marriott International aspires to be the global leader that demonstrates how responsible hospitality management can be a positive force for the environment and create economic opportunities around the world in the communities where we work and live. Our meeting planner will be happy to assist you with ideas and recommendations to reduce the carbon foot print of your event.

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Team Building Activities

An event at our luxury resort is more than an opportunity to share ideas, it's a chance to build a bond within your team. We offer an array of exciting excursions and activities facilitated by our Recreation Team and meeting planners. Schedule golf days, spa treatments, water sports, beach olympics or culinary competitions to boost connections and energize your team.

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Incentivizing Groups

Recognize and reward your top performers with a fitting tribute to a job well done. Treat board members, employees or executives to a spa retreat, golf getaway, or quality time by the beach or pool. With first-class meeting rooms, and trademark JW service, our beach resort is a place where you can incentivize your team while here for a business stay or with their own break.

Choose a Welcoming Environment

Make It Memorable. Host a small group in our hospitality suites, designed for entertaining with outdoor access. With pristine beaches, lush gardens, and fertile natural reserves, Marco Island takes you from the office environment to a stunning tropical haven.

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Network Like Never Before

Connect Outside the Office. Seek a non-traditional setting for your next business meeting.

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Spark Conversation

Bring People Together. Encouraging meaningful connections in our flexible pre-function spaces.

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Enjoy an Engaging Experience

Private or Semi-Private 10K Alley Events. Discover a unique choice for group networking at 10K Alley.

A Paradise to Share Meaningful Moments

A corporate meeting of brilliant minds, a joyful exchange of wedding vows or a birthday celebration fifty years in the making. At JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort, across 120,000 square feet of event space, we provide impeccable Marco Island event venues that bring your most important gatherings to life. Outdoors and in, from beachfront to boardroom, find the setting that will allow your guests to be mindful and present for the entire experience.

A Picturesque Backdrop for All Gatherings

Sparkling Poolside Waters & Terrace Space

Featuring sweeping views of the Gulf of Mexico, our new state-of-the-art indoor space provides an elevated experience. Complete with pre-function space and offering access to our Gulf-facing or poolside terrace, this spectacular venue sets the scene for galas, award nights and more.

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Toes in the Sand
Beach Events

Imagine the views of swaying palm trees, the sound of gently crashing waves and the sensation of soft sand. You and your guests will always remember our breathtaking beachfront venues.

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Beachfront Entertainment

The possibilities are limitless on our 10.1-acre beach, where our expert team can assist with audiovisual needs and coordinate with local vendors for an impressive experience.

Picture-Perfect Occasions

From professional portraits to playful Instagram posts, our scenic event spaces provide photo opportunities in abundance.

Adult Exclusive - Gulf Front View
Spectacular Sunsets

An ideal location means that – as day slowly turns to night – our venues become awash in the vivid colors of a Gulf Coast sunset.

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Intimate or Impressive

Whether you envision a small group gathering or a large-scale function, we can accommodate events of all sizes and agendas.

Stunning Settings

From a small ceremony along the ocean, to a grand beachfront ballroom reception, our incredible venues invite you to host an unforgettable wedding in paradise.

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Weddings & Occasions

Our award-winning resort sets an exquisite backdrop for your wedding venue in Marco Island

Plan a dream event at our beach wedding venue in South Florida with the help of our experts
More than a wedding day, a celebration destination. Welcome Party and Brunch options are endless.
Entrust our planners with your unique wedding needs to curate an event that follows your vision.
Our wedding venue in South Florida has the aesthetic of the sun setting over the Gulf of Mexico
Our planners help you meet your unique wedding needs such as religious, ethnic or LGBTQ celebrations

An Island Wedding, Orchestrated to Perfection

The journey of a lifetime starts on South Florida’s largest private beach in the beautiful Ten Thousand Islands. At JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort, be swept up in the moment as you marry barefoot on the white sands, under a Palm Frond Gazebo, with a flamenco guitarist, a string quartet or just the crashing waves as your soundtrack. Share that first kiss as the sun sets over the Gulf, then dance the night away under the stars. Getting married here at our Marco Island wedding venue is a symphony of experiences and memories. Our certified event planners will orchestrate your celebration to perfection, from lawn ceremonies to intimate rooftop nuptials, providing a dream wedding that will leave you richer than when you arrived. This is Paradise Redefined™.

Your Dreams, Realized

Magical Gulf of Mexico Backdrops

The JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort is an unparalleled destination paradise. Hosting a variety of venues perfect for your wedding backdrop, including 10.1 acre white sand beach, picturesque lawns, outdoor terraces lined with palms trees and of course Balinese inspired ballrooms, our wedding celebrations are hosted for parties of 2 guests to 300 guests. The JW Marriott Marco Island features (8) on site restaurants (4 of them beachfront, and a state of the art entertainment center and gastro pub), (4) pools, (1) Spa by JW, (2) off-site golf courses, and over 100,000 square feet of event space (indoor and outdoor). Paired with our many amenities, the opportunities for your special wedding day, a welcome party, rehearsal dinner, farewell brunch, signature beach event and recreational activities are endless! We welcome the opportunity to explore our many options and find a match that perfectly aligns with your vision.

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Beach Ceremony
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Lawn Ceremony

Award-Winning Planning & Catering

Meticulous attention to detail, seamlessly planning, a wedding at JW Marco Island is orchestrated to perfection. Enhance your wedding with our thoughtful planning and catering services.

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Explore Our Venues

Whether you're dreaming of a barefoot Florida beach wedding under a gazebo, with the sand between your toes, an elegant ballroom affair, a contemporary lawn celebration beneath a galaxy of stars, or on one of our palm tree-lined terraces, JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort can help realize your vision in vivid living color. Host nuptials for 2 to 300 with superb catering, unique venues and a rich luxurious resort of relaxing and romantic experiences that will ensure your special moment lasts long after you say, I do.

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Beach Weddings

Located on South Florida's largest private beach, wed where clear waters and cloudless skies conjure up the scenes you've dreamed of. Exchange vows with your feet in the sand or under a palm gazebo, capture photos against an orange sunset & slow dance in the moonlight. Each beach venue is connected to adjoining terrace and ballroom for a seamless flow, with indoor locations available in case of inclement weather

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Palms Ballroom or Palms Terrace

The 10,000 square-foot Palms Ballroom offers an ideal blend of location and amenities. Wed in the privacy of Palms Lawn with its unobstructed ocean backdrop and toast your love on the adjoining Palms Terrace, where sweeping views of the Gulf of Mexico at a sunset cocktail hour will set the scene for a special night no one will forget.

Calusa Ballroom
Calusa Ballroom or Terrace

If the moment doesn’t render you speechless, the Calusa Terrace certainly will. One of the region’s most desirable venues, it is part of the 30,000-square-foot Calusa Ballroom, a spacious, stylish room with 24-foot ceilings and 6500 sq. ft. outdoor terrace.

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Intimate Celebrations and Elopements

While we are a large resort and carry a minimum of 60 guests for wedding celebrations, intimate parties and elopements are available to couples for events within a 90 day timeframe of inquiry. These exceptions are based on availability.

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Golf Course Weddings

With lush, sweeping fairways as your backdrop, our two golf courses offer the perfect setting for golf and nature lovers alike. The beautiful clubhouse and outdoor terraces are the seamless locations to continue the festivities. The Rookery at Marco and Hammock Bay Golf Club are a short 10-15 minute drive from the Resort.

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Hammock Bay and The Rookery

The Terrace at Hammock Bay centers around an impressive fireplace and can be configured to let cooling breezes inside, while The Hammock Bay Grill offers a menus of delicious chef-prepared cuisine. Marry on The Rookery lawn, then celebrate inside the relaxed, yet sophisticated clubhouse. With their versatility, affordable packages and privacy, a golf course wedding is an enticing alternative.

Stunning Settings For Your Dream Day

Whether you’re dreaming of a barefoot wedding under a gazebo, with the sand between your toes, an elegant ballroom affair, a contemporary lawn celebration beneath a galaxy of stars, in our Presidential Suite, or on one of our palm tree-lined terraces, JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort can help realize your vision in vivid living color.

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Rehearsal Dinner
Ario Wine Room


Ario is the perfect place to have your elegant rehearsal dinner. For a more intimate gathering our private dining rooms can accommodate 5-50 guests. Seating is available indoors, or you can choose to sit outdoors and enjoy the sunset with your party.

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A Warm Welcome

Our signature welcome party is the perfect way to welcome your guests to Florida. Parties of 50 or more can enjoy a custom barbecue or luau menu while dining with your toes in the sand. Watch our firedancer as you take in a sunset celebration.



For a casual event, host your rehearsal dinner at Maia. Enjoy Chef crafted dishes that feature local ingredients, from South Florida. Maia can accommodate groups as small as 20 or as large as 200 in the whole restaurant.

A Paradise Wedding, Realized to Perfection

We understand that it’s the smallest of details that create an unforgettable atmosphere for your special day. Our team of experts will work with you to ensure your needs are seamlessly accommodated. From a relaxed spa day for the bridal party, or bachelor’s game of golf or a welcome celebration, we can make anything possible. We offer a variety of wedding packages you can customize, from the casual elegance of a barefoot beach ceremony to a fairytale ballroom setting. For a more intimate reception, exchange vows in our stunning Presidential Suite, which overlooks the glistening Gulf of Mexico.

Wedding Fine Print and FAQ’s

Food & Beverage Charges

Food and Beverage charges are subject to 25% Service Charge and 6% Florida State Sales Tax. All outdoor events are subject to an additional 3% Service Charge. Neither the client nor its guests will be permitted to bring food and/or beverages of any kind into the resort or onto its premises.

Local Curfews

Function Space By Collier County Ordinance all outdoor functions must end no later than 10:00 PM except May 1 through October 31 of each year, when functions must end by 8:30 PM because of Federal Regulations governing Loggerhead Sea Turtles.

Space Reservations

The Resort reserves the right to change location to a more suitably sized area should the anticipated attendance significantly increase or decrease. No space is held until it is under contract. For outdoor functions, a final decision on location must be made four (4) hours prior to the event starting time.

Weather Contingencies

Should a delay or alternate option of a double set up be requested by client, there will be a service charge of $10.00 per guaranteed guest, with a min charge of $2,000. An alternative, preset indoor space is provided if the following occurs: 50% or higher chance of precipitation, lightning within an eight mile radius, RealFeel Temperature Index below 60° or over 100°, wind gusts in excess of 15mph.

Banquet Guarantees

Only Buffet Menus are available for service outdoors. In order to make your banquet a success, please notify our Event Management Department of the guaranteed number of guests attending each function, at least 72 hours in advance. Guarantees are not subject to reduction within the 72-hour period. If no guarantee is received, the expected number will become your guarantee and charges will be billed accordingly.

Additional Seating

For seated functions up to 300 hundred guests, we will provide seating for an additional five percent over the guaranteed number. For seated functions over 300 hundred guests, we will provide seating for an additional three percent over the guaranteed number.

Additional Wedding FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions