By Kara Franker

A hidden jewel, Hutchinson Island is a barrier island bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the east and the Indian River on the west. You'll find miles of gorgeous white-sand beaches and the perfect place to say "I do" with your toes in the sand.

Escape with your family and friends -- or just the two of you -- to the Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort & Marina, the perfect venue for destination & beach weddings in Florida. Host your ceremony on the sand with the stunning Atlantic Ocean as your backdrop.

With multiple options for catering and reception space, the staff at the Marriott will help you plan the perfect Florida wedding to celebrate your marriage.

The Riverside Room boasts beautiful views of the Intracoastal waterway, while the newly renovated Plantation Ballroom is perfect for larger parties to enjoy the wedding festivities.

Things to Do Near Hutchinson Island

Hutchinson Island is home to the Elliot Museum, the historic House of Refuge and the Florida Oceanographic Society. The island also is a great place to enjoy Florida wildlife at its finest. Deep sea fishing is a popular activity in the Sailfish Capital of the World.

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Directions: The Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort & Marina is located at 555 NE Ocean Blvd., Stuart, FL 34996. For more info, call 772-225-3700.