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Proposal Plan at The Ocean Reef Club

Planning a marriage proposal at The Ocean Reef Club ensures a memorable experience surrounded by natural beauty and luxury. Below is an ideal plan that incorporates the stunning location, special requests, and optimal timing for capturing the moment perfectly.

Welcome to The Ocean Reef Club, your quintessential destination for a dream proposal. With its serene landscapes, pristine beaches, and luxurious amenities, this venue provides the perfect backdrop for your special moment. One key location within the club is "The Point," a peninsula offering breathtaking views that make every proposal unforgettable.

Key Location: The Point

Why The Point?

"The Point" at The Ocean Reef Club is an iconic location where the marina meets the beach, creating a picturesque peninsula. This unique setting offers multiple scenic views, from the serene boats entering the marina to the stunning beach backdrop.

Drone shot showing The Point.

Proposal Setting

  • Initial Proposal Spot: Begin your proposal at the tip of The Point. The area offers 360-degree views of the water, making it an ideal spot for capturing the emotions and the reactions.
  • Post-Proposal Photos: After popping the question, take advantage of the diverse scenery around The Point for additional photo opportunities.

Special Requests and Considerations

Weather and Attire

South Florida's climate, especially during summer, can be warm and humid. Here's how to prepare:

  • Lightweight Clothing: Opt for light-colored, breathable fabrics to avoid dark sweat spots on clothing.
  • Hydration: Ensure both of you stay hydrated; it will help maintain energy levels and keep you looking fresh.
  • Backup Plan: Have an indoor or shaded area as a contingency plan in case of unexpected weather changes.

Timing: The Golden Hour

Why Golden Hour?

Golden hour, the period shortly before sunset, offers soft, even lighting that enhances the natural beauty of the surroundings and creates dreamy, golden hues in photographs.


  • Evening Shoot: Aim to have the proposal during the last hour of daylight. This not only provides ideal lighting but also adds a magical touch as the sun sets.
  • Flexibility: Be prepared to adjust the timing slightly depending on the exact sunset time for that day.

Here are some pictures I have taken at The Ocean Reef Club during The Golden Hour.

Bride and Groom at The Ocean Reef Club

Amazing sky during the Golden Hour at The Ocean Reef Club.

Look at this soft even lighting created by the setting sun. The fact that both the ocean and the couples faces are evenly lit created this beautiful image.

Check out this photo on my instagram feed. The bride and groom are completely backlit by the sun setting over the Ocean Reef Club.

Proposal Itinerary

  1. Arrival: Arrive an hour before the scheduled proposal to scout the area and make any necessary adjustments.
  2. Proposal at The Point: At golden hour, lead your partner to the tip of The Point and pop the question.
  3. Celebratory Photos: After the proposal, capture additional photos around The Point while the light is still perfect.
  4. Toast to the Moment: Arrange for a small celebratory toast with champagne at a nearby spot overlooking the water.

Your marriage proposal at The Ocean Reef Club will be an experience you and your partner cherish forever. To ensure every detail is perfect, consider booking a session with a professional photographer familiar with the venue.

Ready to make your dream proposal a reality? Contact us today at (954) 560-1533 to start planning your unforgettable moment at The Ocean Reef Club.

(954) 560-1533 - South Florida Wedding & Event Photographer