Reception Location

November 25, 2007 at 4:57 pm (Uncategorized)

beachhouse1.jpgOur reception dinner will be held at the BeachHouse. The BeachHouse is a fun, tropical restaurant located right on the beach where you can enjoy tropical drinks, great food, and entertainment.The BeachHouse

200 Gulf Drive
Bradenton Beach, FL 34217
(941) 779-2222

Directions to the reception dinner from the ceremony: Drive north on Gulf of Mexico Drive and cross bridge onto Anna Maria Island. The restaurant is located on your left hand side about 2.3 miles north of Whitney Beach.


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Ceremony Location

November 25, 2007 at 4:44 pm (Uncategorized)

Our ceremony will take place at Whitney Beach on Longboat Key, FL. Whitney is a public beach located near the north end of the island across from the Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce. Fortunately, there is ample parking at the beach and not much of a walk to worry about.

Broadway and Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, FL 34228

Whitney Beach

Directions from the Hilton: proceed north on Gulf of Mexico Drive for about 3.5 miles and turn left on Broadway.


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Things To Do…

November 25, 2007 at 4:25 pm (Uncategorized)

While you’re in town, you’ll probably be wondering, “what the heck is there to do around here?”  Well, we have some answers…and you’re going to like them.  Enjoy.

There are plenty more things to do…this is just to get you started. 


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Places To Stay

November 25, 2007 at 3:56 pm (Uncategorized)

Hilton Longboat Key Beachfront Resort
4711 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, FL 34228-2103
(941) 383-2451
Reservations (800) 282-3046

The Hilton is where Jill and I recommend our guests stay while in town. It is centrally located on the island and is very close to where Jill and I will be staying all week. Did I mention it’s on the beach?

Casa Del Mar
4621 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, FL 34228-2101
(941) 383-1716
Reservations (941) 383-5549

Casa Del Mar is where Jill and I and the wedding party will be staying for the week of June 1st. Jill and I have stayed here in the past and the weekly rented condos are a blast to stay at. Also highly recommended, but they sell out fast…

Here is a link to a list of other accomodation choices on the island:


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Whitney Beach

November 24, 2007 at 8:15 am (longboat key, wedding) (, )


Welcome to the world of Jill and Mike as the wedding details develop! The locale, date and time have been decided for this destination wedding! Join us in planning for June 7, 2008! This weblog is intended to share the creation of our upcoming wedding ceremony and dinner reception. We choose to have our wedding on the soft white sands of Longboat Key, Florida. We have a family history on Longboat Key of fun, good eats, relaxation and beautiful views. We hope that our wedding ceremony and dinner reception can offer our guests those same qualities. After visiting Longboat Key this week, I know we could not have picked a better location. Longboat Key is the perfect place for a Mike&Jillesqe wedding.


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