As you wind down a gravel road on the outskirts of Tampa, Florida you are will open up to an expansive 32 acre estate known as The Secret Garden at Paradise Spring. The estate would be absolutely stunning just pulling up to on your wedding day. The on-site villa feels like a gorgeous village area with the rustic woods outside. This venue is ideal for more laid back couples who enjoy a more intimate slow paced wedding day.
Most weddings at The Secret Garden are primarily held outdoors. The main garden features a large alter arch with massive oak trees and other greenery surrounding this space creating a private tropical oasis. The event lawn can also be used which features a 2,400 square foot tent to provide a little bit of shelter for your ceremony or reception.
For more intimate occasions, or micro-weddings, the on-site villas can accommodate up to 20 guests overnight but is also an ideal spot for a cocktail hour or a small reception. This space also features an outdoor pool with a large desk space and a fire place. The interior of the villas offer a very modern and spacious experience.
Provided with every wedding day is the use of the event space grounds, tables, chairs, and a large outdoor tent. The secret garden is a BYO venue meaning all other desired vendors, such as catering, drinks, photography, and event planning are not provided by the venue but of course can still be utilized via outside vendors. For wedding parties choosing to use the villa, a starter supply of household supplies is also provided.
The starting cost for weddings at The Secret Garden is $5,000. Should you want to include the on-site accommodations to your wedding package, pricing will start at $10,000. This venue can accommodate ceremonies and receptions for up to 150 guests, and on-site overnight accommodations are available for up to 20 guests.