BRIDES Atlanta: Consider Sea Island, Georgia as the Perfect Nearby Destination Locale!

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Brides Atlanta: The Cloister at Sea Island

Photo: Courtesy of the Cloister at Sea Island

It's no secret that destination weddings are becoming hugely popular, but for some couples, there's no possible way to make a far-flung venue work. Lucky for Atlanta-based couples, there's one beautiful wedding venue on the coast of Georgia that is ideal for your not-so-far-from home I do's: Sea Island!

Just a six hour drive from bustling Atlanta, Sea Island is the perfect place for city couples looking to wed someplace a bit for tranquility. And with all the perks of a sunny destination wedding locale, what's not to like about this beautiful place? If you're going to tie the knot on this resort island, there's no better place than The Cloister at Sea Island.

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This sprawling colonial resort is a dreamy backdrop for your unforgettable wedding celebration. With oaks practically dripping with Spanish moss and a quaint chapel ideal for romantic vows, you'll feel like you stepped into a fairytale on your big day.

Whether you're hosting a super intimate, 20-person wedding or inviting 300 guests, The Cloisters at Sea Island can accommodate your wedding plans. The property's on-site bridal team will help you plan your entire event, including a delicious meal. With tasty options like fried green tomato salad, main lobster ravioli, pork roast rack, and demi glazed beef filet, there is something to please any palette.

And to make your royal wedding dreams come true, know that you can rent the property's regal horse-drawn carriage, which was built by the very same company that created Will and Kate's getaway ride!

Check out the complete list of the best wedding venues in the U.S. here!

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