Enjoy a Bayside Wedding at the Reeds at Shelter Haven

The Reeds at Shelter Haven is a luxury boutique hotel and resort located in Stone Harbor, New Jersey. This elegant venue offers an impressive amount of wedding options and an exceptional staff dedicated to making sure that your special day turns out better than you could have ever imagined.

About the Reeds

The Reeds at Shelter Haven is known as one of the premier resorts in New Jersey. Each year, thousands of people seek out this tranquil hotel to host their weddings, family gatherings, and company retreats. The resort sets near the beach, nestled in a cozy seaside community that has many shops, boutiques, restaurants, and churches. While at The Reeds, many people take advantage of the beautiful nearby golf course and the fishing activities on the open sea.

The Reeds also offers 37 unique guest rooms and luxury suites. Their spacious event area provides enough space to accommodate up to 220 guests.

There are several different options to choose from when selecting the food and drinks that you would like to serve at your wedding. They have two restaurants located inside the hotel, and for your convenience, they offer a Plated Dinner Reception Package which includes your choice of five different hors-d’oeuvres, a two hour Cocktail Hour display, your choice of plated dinners, a five-hour luxury open bar, and your choice of three different dessert options to be passed out to your guest at the reception. They also offer wedding cake options and special children’s menu pricing.

In order to help you decide which foods you would like to serve your guest, they offer complimentary food tasting before the big event for you, your future spouse, and two guests.

Ceremony Options & Amenities

 There are several different options for couples that are wanting to have their wedding ceremony at The Reeds. If you are wanting an outdoor wedding, they provide two elegant spots on the property to exchange your vows. The Reeds’ bayfront lawn provides or Roof Gardens Sun Deck both provide a beautiful space to have a lovely ceremony. However, if you would prefer to exchange your vows while feeling the sand beneath your feet, The Reeds experienced staff can help coordinate the perfect ceremony right beside the ocean’s waves. 

 The resort also has a truly unique area to hold indoor ceremonies and receptions. The Sweet Grass Ballroom has a spacious open floor plan with wall-to-wall sliding glass doors that allow you to have the perfect indoor/outdoor environment to entertain your guest.  This breathtaking ballroom also has a dramatic fireplace and a spectacular view of the beautiful nearby harbor.

In order to make your special day run as smoothly as possible, the resort offers many different luxurious amenities for the happy couple to choose from.

 The Reeds Wedding Experience includes a wedding consultant that are there to help with all of your needs throughout the entire process of planning your wedding, and continue to help for the entire day of the ceremony. They also offer your choice of white or navy-colored cotton linens, a complimentary two night stay in one of The Reeds’ guestrooms, and even 15 complimentary drink vouchers for a fun get-together with your closest friends and family members at Stone Harbor Pizza Pub.

 If you are wanting to relax before or after the big event, The Reeds also has a luxurious day spa. The Salt Spa features a brine light therapy lounge and Turkish bath, waxing services, and couple messages. They even have a manicure and pedicure salon, along with a hair and makeup studio, to help you look your very best on your wedding day.

The Reeds Photography  Opportunities


The resort’s simplistic elegance incorporates nature and natural light to help create the perfect backdrop for all of your photographs. Whether you are exchanging your vows by the ocean or having your first dance in the majestic ballroom, you can be sure that every image captured at this venue will be a breathtaking glimpse into the best day of your life.

 The Reeds’ romantic views and dedicated staff is what makes this venue a great place to have a wedding that everyone in attendance is going to remember for years to come.

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