Jekyll Island is one of Georgia’s famed Golden Isles that lies along the Atlantic coastline Visitors come to enjoy the beautiful beaches, abundant history. and natural beauty…making it a perfect destination wedding location.
Jekyll Island Club Hotel, the island’s only Four-Star resort, is situated on an unhurried, unspoiled barrier island along Georgia’s spectacular Atlantic coast. It’s the centerpiece of Jekyll Island’s celebrated Historic District and is listed as a National Historic Landmark.
The Jekyll Island Club Hotel has been a cherished setting for generations of happy couples. Intimate or grand, casual or formal, every event is presented by a team devoted to delighting the wedding party and their guests with thoughtful planning amid the Hotel’s unrivaled multitude of romantic, inspiring venues for celebrations and ceremonies. There are so many beautiful backdrops for a ceremony and reception it’s hard to choose. As you can see from the weddings highlighted below by Peacock Photo Video, each option is nothing short of magical.
Caroline & Russ Garrison
Caroline and Russ celebrated a beautiful outdoor wedding at the grand, Italian Renaissance-style Crane Cottage, adjacent to the main Hotel. The cottage’s upper terrace–perfect for wedding ceremonies up to 250 people. Additionally, Crane has a fountained Courtyard with arcaded loggia and seating for up to 130 people. Couples often choose the Sunken Garden with its lush trellises and fountains for their ceremony, followed by gathering beside the front Reflecting Pool Lawn for a cocktail party before a seated dinner in the Courtyard, and crowning the event with cake cutting and dancing in the Crane Living Room.
Heather and Jacob Higgins
Heather and Jacob booked over the Labor Day holiday weekend so family could enjoy an extended stay on Jekyll and extra time to enjoy with family and friends. After their ceremony under the canopy of ancient oaks on the great lawn, they watched the glow of a glorious sunset and views of the river. This storybook setting can even include the happy couple departing in a horsedrawn carriage!
Cristal and Justin Valenta
You can also say “I-do” with sand between your toes and a sea breeze in your veil, just like Cristal and Justin, who had a small intimate wedding of 50 people on a gorgeous summer day. Their wedding had a casual yet classic feel with a stunning front row seat to the ocean.