Callawassie Island Club is a wedding venue on Callawassie Island, South Carolina. The club has a private causeway that allows you to enter their piece of paradise. In the 17th century the Yemassee Indians gave the island its name, which means “calm waters.” Legislator and general, James Hamilton constructed the historic Sugar Mill Ruins on the island. The island transformed over the century from an indigo plantation to a southern playground get-away. Callawassie developed a private community in 1981 that has flourished ever since.
Facilities and Capacity
Callawassie Island Club offers spectacular views of the ocean, golf course and well-maintained landscape. You can have a waterfront ceremony surrounded by mossy oak trees. They have a selection of indoor and outdoor areas for all your wedding events. Their facility also includes a clubhouse and moonlit event lawn. The Callawassie Island Clubhouse has expansive views of the marshlands and accommodates up to 225 guests.
Callawassie Island Club can host your bridal shower, engagement party, rehearsal dinner, ceremony and reception. Their skilled and professional event planners work with you to plan every wedding detail, big and small. Their team works with you to bring your wedding vision to life. Each wedding event, your rehearsal dinner, ceremony and reception, will flow seamlessly together. They offer aisle runners, chairs, furniture, altars and arches, tables and a dance floor. Callawassie Island Club has in-house catering and bar services. Their catering service includes buffet, family, plated and station style dinners, servers, tastings, cocktail reception and hors d’oeuvres. Some homes, cottages villas can be rented from private owners for overnight accommodations. Callawassie Island Club services include:
Callawassie Island Club is just 15 minutes from Beaufort, South Carolina. Beaufort has a beautiful historic downtown that features antebellum architecture, art galleries, antique shops, dining and more. The island is also a short distance from Bluffton and Hilton Head Island. These thriving communities offer beaches, resort dining, shopping and entertainment for you and your guests. Savannah, Georgia is only 30 minutes from Callawassie Island. The international airports in Savannah make Callawassie Island easily accessible from anywhere in the world.
Recommended by 100% of couples
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Alanna · Married on 04/22/2017
We recently had our wedding at Callawassie Island Club and it was perfect in every way. I wouldnt change one thing about the venue, staff, anything! We hired Maggie to be our "day-of coordinator" and she was FABULOUS! So helpful and always had answers to any questions I asked. Someone spilled red wine on my dress right before the reception and Maggie was next to me with club soda almost immediately. We have also had rave reviews from our guests on the venue, setting, and the FOOD! Hands down the best wedding food I have ever had (and it was MY wedding! How awesome!)!! I strongly suggest hiring Maggie for day of and also strongly suggest the braised boneless beef short ribs (delicious!). The staff was amazing and there is nothing bad i can say at all about having our venue here. If you are considering it at all, DO IT!
Kelsey · Married on 10/13/2018
Kelsey & Jake's Wedding 10.13.18
We had our wedding recently at the Callawassie Island Club and it was absolutely spectacular in every way! We wouldn't of changed one thing about the venue or staff. We hired Maggie to be our "day-of coordinator" and she was FANTASTIC! The staff at the club was absolutely amazing, the exceptional service, excellent Hors d'oeuvres passed during the cocktail hour, as well as the reception small plate selection which was DELICIOUS! Both the ceremony on the lawn and the Cocktail Hour/ Dinner Reception were orchestrated perfectly. Our guests, as well as the photographer and videographer (the grounds that surround the club are exceptional for pictures) were also very impressed with the venue. Weeks after the wedding our guests were still talking about how beautiful the wedding was and how much they enjoyed themselves! If you are considering a venue that is quaint and on the coast, that is situated on the marsh with absolutely beautiful views, then this is the place!
Sarah · Married on 06/09/2018
We fell in love with Callawassie Island the second we crossed the causeway to tour the venue, and it couldn't have been more perfect for our June wedding! It has all of the beautiful views that you could possibly want for a Low Country wedding, and the staff makes you feel at ease with their experience and Southern hospitality. Maggie was a dream to work with and was happy to help in any way that she could throughout our planning process and on the wedding day. We had a brief period of rain early in the afternoon, but Maggie and her staff helped to calm our stress and slightly adjusted the schedule to make sure everything went perfectly. After the rain passed, the staff quickly cleaned off the chairs so that we could have the outside ceremony of our dreams before going into an incredible reception. The food was delicious, the wait staff and bartenders were friendly and professional, and the clubhouse set up perfectly for us to dance the night away with our guests. Several of our friends and family made comments to us that this was one of their favorite and most beautiful weddings that they had ever attended, and that wouldn't have been the same without Callawassie Island Club! We will forever cherish our memories and pictures from this day and would absolutely pick Callawassie Island again!
Fabulous Club, and organized, professional team of outstanding staff!
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