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Many people may not realize all the possibilities with waterfront weddings on Long Island, however, the choice to hear the surf pound against the beach on the shore of the ocean or the gentle quiet found beside a lake is very possible.

There are so many romantic venues on Long Island that can provide you with just the right waterfront view. You will be able to choose from a wide array of settings as well as services offered by the catering halls on Long Island.

The South Shore is the area in Nassau and Suffolk County offering fine white sand and crystal clear water. Some of the most popular venues home in this area include Chateau La Mer in Lindenhurst, Land's End on the Great South Bay in Sayville, and The Rivera in Massapequa.

The Chateau La Mer in Lindenhurst is a sought after venue for many events and especially weddings with the magnificent waterfront views. Your entrance will be made by on a private yacht to the multi level waterside patio offering a ladies lounge and a gentlemen's lounge for more privacy. If you prefer an outdoor wedding, the gazebo would be the perfect romantic setting along with the gardens and waterfalls as a backdrop will create a magnificent scenic view for all kinds of great photos. You can enjoy gourmet cuisine as well as chilled champagne and strawberries as you arrive. The bar will available to serve your and your guests with imported wines, bottled beer, frozen tropical drinks, juices, and top shelf liquor. A few of the specialties include Filet Mignon Brochettes, Smoked Salmon, Baked Clams, and Mini Chicken Kabobs.

Land’s End on the Great South Bay is another favorite offering elegance of a Tudor style mansion along the shore. This venue has been used for all kinds of events from anniversaries to birthday parties to romantic weddings. The Grand ballroom has large windows in which to see the beautiful waterfront views as you twirl around the floor in the arms of your new spouse. You can choose to have an indoor or outdoor wedding on the beach or in the garden all with the ocean as your background. Other amenities include bridal suite, escort, directional cards, seashell bowls with votive candles, linens, chair covers, personalized menus, and amenity baskets in the restrooms to name a few.

The Rivera enjoys the gentle breezes of the bay waters as well as the beauty that comes with such a location. The venue was built in 1926 and is family owned and operated for that last five decades and has a reputation for excellence. A few of the services offered include open bar, table decorations, bridal suite, Maitre D’, coat check attendant, and your own professional wedding coordinator.

The North Shore is Long Islands northern coast that borders the Long Island Sound and is commonly referred to as Gold Coast. The Gold Coast is considered to be a prestigious location often known as the playground of the stars. A few of the most popular venues include Windows on The Lake in Lake Ronkonkoma, Beach Club Estate in Lake Ronkonkoma, and The Pavilion at Sunken Meadow in Kings Park.

Windows on The Lake has been a well-known catering hall for more than thirty years and is famous for its water views, romantic sunsets, beautiful gardens, cascading waterfalls, and quaint chapels. The wedding service package includes invitations, limousine service, photography, videography, bridal flowers, DJ, entertainment, and live band to name a few.

The Beach Club Estate is home on the shores of Lake Ronkonkoma. The scenery is perfect for a romantic wedding with majestic waterfalls and sunsets over the lake are beautiful in wedding photos. The venue can accommodate up to 300 guests and offer services for weddings such as the choice of 200 designs for your invitations, limousine service, photography, free tuxedo, bridal flowers, DB, videography, and more.

The Pavilion at Sunken Meadow is only a few steps from the Long Island Sound, which provides a beautiful location for a wedding on the boardwalk. An evening wedding or reception with the sun setting over the Long Island Sound is sure to make a breath-taking atmosphere. Services include Maitre D’, directional maps for the guests, place cards, votive candles for the tables, and linens, to name a few. The Pavilion is perfect for either an outdoor or an indoor wedding. The open bar is another great-added benefit serving fine wines, top shelf liquor, and bottled beer. Your guests will stand in awe at the custom designed tiered wedding cake with your choice of filling which will be served with coffee and tea.

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