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A glamorous Spanish-style treasure on the shores of St. Pete Beach. Known as "The Pink Palace", this lavish hotel has played host to countless luminaries since its construction in 1928. Extend the celebration to a full weekend at this dreamy destination venue. Relax with your sweetie during a signature couples’ massage or herbal facial treatment, share welcome cocktails with guests in the opulent Lobby Bar, or just spend a lazy afternoon enjoying poolside concierge service or catching some rays on the pristine white sand beach.

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Indoor? Outdoor? Both? Their event spaces cover it all, from beachside ceremonies to opulent oceanview ballrooms and terraces—and your personal wedding consultant will help ensure everything flows perfectly.


Pricing at the Don DeSar is based upon your needs and event date. Standard pricing for a wedding ranges from $9,000 to $15,000. Fully customized packages can include exclusive use of event spaces, catering and bar services, wedding cake, special accommodation rates, and more.

Elopement packages start at just $2,500, elopements include a ceremony held at the Don CeSar Beach Swing (start times from 9–11am, Monday–Friday), followed by a champagne toast, a photographer, officiant, a handheld bouquet, and a half-hour following the toast for additional photographs. Couple must book at least 2 nights. Maximum 10 people; must book 2 weeks prior to the event.


Couples who choose The Don CeSar as their venue, rave in reviews about how amazing their experience was. Based on reviews from numerous trusted review websites here is what past clients have said:

  • "It’s just sheer beauty being a monumental pink castle sitting on the #1 beach in the U.S."

  • "We were treated like absolute royalty and felt so special and well-respected"

  • "We HIGHLY recommend the Don CeSar!"


There can be tons of questions that come to mind when choosing your wedding filmmaker. With a luxury day, you need a luxury filmmaker to capture every detail of your special day. Click here to inquire about our film services. Being located in Saint Petersburg, Florida and just steps away from the beach, the property boasts multiple event environments. There are ample video opportunities both in and around the The Don CeSar.