300 Tarpon Blvd., Fripp Island, SC
Fripp Island Golf & Beach Resort is a resort wedding venue on Fripp Island, SC. This gorgeous island offers a stunning 3 and a half miles of glorious beaches on the cusp of the Atlantic Ocean. Only 3000 acres wide, this island is reminiscent of a fallen jewel in the ocean, offering couples a stunning location with an intimate feel. The island’s history boasts a wild and absorbing tale of pirates and kings and battles at sea, dating back to the 17th century. Captain Johannes Fripp was a buccaneering pirate who sailed the seas, before being commissioned by King Charles of England to defend the town of Beaufort. Captain Fripp fought off attacks from Spanish and French armadas, and successfully defended the British army who were camped there. As a reward for his bravery and valor, King Charles gifted him the island that is currently known as Fripp Island. Developed in 1961, the island is now a haven of beauty and a dream destination for many, offering a range of excursions and activities. Couples who choose to book this idyllic venue will feel as though they have exchanged vows in paradise. Along with miles of exquisite beaches and views of the ocean, the island features a selection of pools and a marina that offers charter services. Two championship golf courses complete the picturesque landscape. Accommodation is also available on the island, including a delightful selection of villas with one to three bedrooms in each. For larger groups, there are spacious and handsome houses across the island that contain up to eight bedrooms. Couples can choose to make the most of this stunning scenic location and wed on the beach, or indoors in the local chapel. The venue accommodates up to 225 guests, depending on which of the four stunning reception venues is chosen. For the reception, the resort will provide all catering and bar services with their trusted caterers Proof is in the Pudding. They can also loan items such as chairs and linens, and also offer set-up services. For the couple’s convenience, a coordinator can be assigned to be your point of contact with the resort. They can also provide a list of local wedding vendors that they have used previously, covering services such as photographers, florists, and bakers. Newlyweds-to-be will find everything they need and more to enjoy their special day at this truly spectacular resort.