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Sea Island Wedding Venues


Every story needs the perfect setting.

We don’t have one perfect place. We have many.


Imagine exchanging your vows along five miles of private coastline, with the setting sun as your backdrop. Fall in love all over again underneath a canopy of ancient oaks, the sunlight peeking through branches and hanging moss. Sea Island features exquisite interior settings, including the enchanting Cloister Chapel and historic Spanish Lounge. For the reception, consider one of our glittering ballrooms, an outdoor oceanfront venue, or one of Sea Island’s alluringly wooded and landscaped locations.

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Wedding Venues

The Cloister Chapel

Your romance has been like a fairytale, so your venue should be, too. Like a storybook come to life, the Cloister Chapel is a beautifully simple, cozy, non-denominational wedding location, with traditional heart pine pews and beautiful stained glass windows.

Ceremony: 75 guests

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The Cloister Garden

Under a canopy of ancient live oaks and nestled next to the Solarium, with a turtle pond nearby, the magic of this garden setting is rivaled only by its flexibility for enchanting ceremonies.

Ceremony: 300 guests

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The Cloister Ballroom and Patio

With a beautiful, decorative wooden ceiling and ornate chandeliers, this grand, exquisite space can be transformed for your perfect soirée. For added charm and capacity, guests can flow onto the adjacent Cloister Patio, a beautiful walkway featuring views of the river and a large fountain surrounded by graceful landscaping and swaying palms.

Strolling Reception: 450 guests
Plated Dinner: 375 guests

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Mizner Ballroom

Our newest addition to your wide array of options. The multi-functional, 5,000-square-foot Mizner Ballroom features crystal chandeliers and wood beamed ceilings. Flooded with light by day through multiple arched windows, or romantic after dark, with a private courtyard veranda just outside.

Strolling Reception: 200 guests
Plated Dinner : 160 guests

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Black Banks Terrace

With an incredible view of the marsh and river, dramatic curving staircases, beautiful fountains, and stunning architectural views of the building, the Black Banks Terrace is a picture-perfect backdrop for your big day.

Ceremony: 150 guests
Strolling Reception: 250 guests
(More than 75 requires tenting, at additional charge.)

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Black Banks Lawn

Time to propose? Or for an intimate ceremony? Golden hues from the salt marsh make this an exceptional place for either one. Or both. Here, your guests will have the very best view of the sun setting over Black Banks River.

Ceremony: 40 guests

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Spanish Lounge

History. Tradition. Both are celebrated along with your wedding in this elegant, historic space. Re-created when The Cloister was rebuilt, it retains its original ceiling, hallmark stained glass windows, chandeliers, lamps, and fireplace surrounds. Any event here adds to Sea Island’s history as well as yours. An adjacent covered terrace provides views of the Garden and Chapel.

Ceremony: 150 guests
Strolling Reception: 100 guests

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The Clubroom and Patio

A striking, exquisite space. Mercury glass doors, wooden floors, built-in stage, and exceptional crystal chandeliers give the Clubroom sophistication, splendor, and elegance. A disco ball hidden in the main chandelier adds the perfect amount of sparkle. With access to the North Patio and its over-sized chess board, fountain, and pavers that embrace its garden setting.

Strolling Reception: 125 guests
Plated Dinner: 100 guests

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Wine Cellar

Cool and candlelit, with its own sommelier upon request. A heart pine wooden ceiling created from a mid-1800s South Carolina sawmill. Limestone from North Georgia. A handmade English oak estate table. Ironwork imported from England and France. Romantic and rustic candle chandelier. This fully functioning wine cellar is just right for intimate celebrations.

Plated Dinner: 20 guests

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Rainbow Island

Celebrate riverside with a close-up view of Black Banks River. Think casual, with picnic tables, stone fire pits, and wooden walkway over the marsh. The perfect location for a rustic, chic outdoor affair, with a screened-in pavilion with fireplace. Bringing a band? They’ll sound great from the on-site stage.

Ceremony: 200 guests
Strolling Reception: 300 guests
Plated Dinner: 50 guests

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The Avenue of the Oaks

It doesn’t get much more romantic or quintessentially Southern than saying “I Do” under the dappled shade and hanging Spanish moss of centuries-old live oak trees. Leading to The Lodge, this dramatic lane is among Sea Island’s most picturesque and memorable spots.

Ceremony: 50 guests

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Wine Cellar

Tucked away near the Oak Room, a candlelit, exposed-brick staircase carries guests to the bottle-lined chamber designed for an intimate gathering. Its wooden estate table and handsome wooden furniture give the cellar a speakeasy feel.

Plated Dinner: 20 guests

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Terrace Dining Room and Veranda

Elegant. Cozy. Charming. The Lodge’s Terrace Room includes a screened-in veranda and lawn space with views of Plantation Course and the Atlantic. Perfect for rehearsal dinners or an elegant wedding dinner party.

Plated Dinner: 80 guests
Strolling Reception: 90 guests

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Ocean Room, Patio & Courtyard

A stately room with soaring ceilings, dark wooden beams, wrought iron light fixtures, and tall arched windows all around. Flanked by palm trees, it’s a romantic space with warmly lit wall sconces, cozy fireplace, and remarkable views of the Atlantic and the Sea Island beach. Need flexibility in formality and structure? The ability to add tented space may be just the thing to bring your party to life.

Strolling Reception: 350 guests
Plated Dinner: 150 guests
Ceremony: 150 guests
(More than 75 requires tenting, at additional charge.)

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Retreat Ballroom

With panoramic views of the Retreat golf course and access to the back patio and lawn, the multiple rooms comprising the Ballroom can be used in combination or separately for functions of varying size. A wrap-around veranda adds flexibility for indoor and outdoor space, expandable by tenting – perfect for dancing after dinner.

Strolling Reception: 250 guests
Plated Dinner: 200 guests
(More than 250 requires tenting, at additional charge.)

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Retreat Lawn

Surrounded by lush greens and with a beautiful view of the golf course, the Retreat Lawn is ideal for ceremonies or receptions. This outdoor space can be tented for added flexibility.

Ceremony: 200 guests

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