Sheraton Gold Coast wedding venue

4 one-of-a-kind Gold Coast wedding venues

Receptions // Stories // Venues // by Nicole Deuble

Image: Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort Gold Coast by @alegna_weddings

Step into a world where sun-kissed sands meet modern elegance as we explore three stunning Gold Coast venues nestled near the beach, each offering a contemporary stage for your celebration. Let your love story unfold against a backdrop of beauty and style at these 3 one-of-a-kind Gold Coast wedding venues.

#1. The Natural: Fleay’s Events

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Nature lovers, this one’s for you — a rustic rainforest venue nestled within a wildlife park just minutes from Burleigh Heads! 

Picture your dream guest-of-honour: if he smashes gum leaves for breakfast or answers to the name Skippy, then put David Fleay Wildlife Park on your radar. It’s half an hour from the Burleigh beachfront (on Kombummeri country), a lush haven for native flora and fauna, and brimming with only-in-Australia backdrops.

This wild GC address is also home to Fleay’s Events, with Queensland catering royalty Cuisine on Cue running the show. Delicious grazing boards, crowd-pleasing banquets and restaurant-style dishes are paired with flawless service and a chorus of birdsong for a unique wedding celebration. And a dedicated events team and onsite catering crew mean Fleay’s can tick catering, styling, and entertainment off your to-do list. 

Host an intimate “we do” at the base of a majestic Kauri tree at The Grove or float down the sandstone steps to a magical twilight ceremony at Lakeview. Then immerse yourselves in the park after dark with reception feasting and fun that flows from the private reception room to the spacious treetop verandah. Your guests won’t know what to gush about first (after your dress, obviously!): the food, the setting, or that time they partied with a platypus.

Perfect for a Gold Coast wedding with a difference.

#2. Coastal gem: The Island Gold Coast

Coastal celebrations get a modern glow-up at The Island Gold Coast, where captivating views set the scene and stellar wedding spaces seal the deal. This beachside boutique hotel channels the region’s natural beauty with its airy, indoor/outdoor design and refined aesthetic. Will you toast the occasion on the elegant penthouse level and adjoining open-air terrace (the views are INCREDIBLE)? Or create memorable moments in the marquee-style Glasshouse, where 800 square metres of private reception space await your styling dreams? 

For those planning to party on, The Island Gold Coast has you covered with their secret, late-night location, Duke’s Parlor. And the best bit? Everyone can stay and play, with 98 boutique rooms and a refreshing pool deck at your service. Create your own island of happiness at this stunning, one-stop wedding address.

#3. Mediterranean vibes: La Luna Beach Club

Why settle for a same-old wedding venue when you could celebrate a unique event at Australia’s first floating beach club? Positioned on a custom pontoon at Marina Mirage and infused with an opulent Mediterranean charm, La Luna Beach Club will whisk you away from the everyday. Think luxury beach club vibes usually reserved for Mykonos or Miami and sun-splashed views of the harbour and Broadwater. 

Make your grand entrance on a luxury superyacht, exchange the dreamiest sunset vows by the water, and keep guests captivated with poolside refreshments, exclusive cabanas, and premier entertainment. And the food? As sumptuous and memorable as the venue itself, with menus curated by Michelin-starred chef Meyjitte Boughenout. An elegant Gold Coast venue with an A-lister edge.

#4. Beachfront beauty: Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort Gold Coast

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What if you could have your entire wedding wish list in one iconic Gold Coast destination? We’re talking about an absolute beachfront location, gorgeous ceremony spaces, versatile reception rooms with expansive sea views, and five-star resort accommodations and facilities. Perfect, right? That’s exactly what to expect at the Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort Gold Coast

This camera-ready escape combines the ease of an ‘everything venue’ with that coveted destination wedding feel. Ceremonies unfold beneath swaying palms around lush tropical gardens and sparkling lagoon pools. Beautiful Mirage Beach is just steps away for your photocall. And receptions are treated to dazzling ocean vistas (as are your favourite people when they stay in the resort’s oceanfront rooms, suites and villas). The ultimate Gold Coast wedding destination for couples who want it all.

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