Posts Tagged ‘Destination Beach Wedding’

Color Trends For Your Spring 2015 Wedding

Monday, March 30th, 2015

Choosing colors for your wedding will help bring out your personality for your special day, but deciding which colors to use can be a headache because there are SO many options! Our wedding experts have chosen their top picks for spring 2015 wedding colors!

aquamarine bridesmaid dress

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Aquamarine – We think this color would look great for a beach wedding. Complimenting the colors of the sand, it is a flattering color on most skin tones.

tangerine wedding bouquet

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Tangerine – Add a pop of color to your bouquet with bright flowers! Adding a few bright colors into the mix will make the bouquet uniquely you!

purple wedding table setting

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Purple –  A timeless, classic, and we think a rather “royal” color; there are so many different ways to use purple in your wedding. We love the idea of different shades/flowers on the table at the reception combined with purple napkins to tie it all together.

No matter which colors you choose, we know your wedding will be one of the most beautiful days in your life! For more information about planning your wedding, visit our website.

Planning Your Georgia Destination Wedding? You’ve Got Help!

Friday, January 11th, 2013

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Greetings, all!  We’re The King and Prince’s wedding experts, Ruth Driggs and Scarlett Starr!  This is your special invitation to join us at this year’s Golden Isles Magazine Bridal Fair held at the Jekyll Island Convention Center on Georgia’s Golden Isles!  If you’re considering a wedding in Georgia, the Bridal Fair is your perfect first step.  We’ll be there on Sunday, January 20 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m.  There you can experience the latest destination wedding trends and make personal connections with local photographers, florists and wedding planners.  We’ll be there to share our insider secrets, make introductions and help ensure that your catered events at the resort go off without a hitch.

Pssst!  Have you heard?  The King and Prince’s renovations should be complete in February, just in time for your St. Simons Island wedding!  You’ll see a fresh new look to the historic Delegal dining room, with gracious French doors that open out to the sun and sea.  The reinvention of the Lanier Ballroom includes majestic European-style lighting that will inspire you to dance the night away.

So save the date and drop by to meet us on January 20th!  Want some advance reconnaissance?  Just email Ruth at  rdriggs@mmihg.com and we’ll get together!

Is a Destination Wedding Right for You?

Monday, November 12th, 2012

 

Destination Wedding Location

Why Choose a Destination Wedding?

You’re in the planning stages, navigating that slippery slope between starry-eyed betrothal and a wedding’s obligations and expectations.

  • Those of you who have always dreamed of your wedding in your hometown, surrounded by tradition, will find great comfort and presence in forging ahead with those plans.
  • Others of you, however, envision creating a world away in a remote spot, where you’re in charge of the timeline and the size of the guest list naturally limits itself.

If you find yourself in the second group, consider a destination wedding venue at the King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort on St. Simons Island, just off Georgia’s coast.  Pictured above, the resort’s front lawn provides the perfect spot to gather with family and friends for a casual reception or to meet before venturing out to discover the island’s delights.  Surrounded by friends, family, nature, history and the pounding surf, you’ll create your own traditions………..which can include, by the way, annual reunions on your anniversary at the King and Prince!

Consider Timeless Music for Your March Down the Aisle (or Beach)

Friday, November 9th, 2012

the piano guys album

The Piano Guys

Here comes the Bride…. it’s a classic.  Vivaldi?  Love it.  But since you’re spreading your wings and creating a different sort of wedding experience, consider this.   Whether you walk down the aisle or down the beach at your destination wedding, set the stage with alternative music such as “A Thousand Years”  by The Piano Guys (click here for a listen).  Its slow, measured pace, a sort of love song between piano and cello, sets the stage- transporting you and your guests into an open, relaxed presence where the timeless nature of  the vows you make will shine for years in memory.

Looking for the perfect backdrop?    May we suggest the Delegal Room at the King and Prince:  historic, elegant, yours for a day.

Don’t Super-Size Me!

Friday, November 2nd, 2012
destination wedding location

Destination Weddings at The King and Prince!

Looking for that perfect destination wedding venue?  Come here, under the St. Simons sun, and create an event to draw together your closest family and dearest friends, changing lives forever.  Whether that means a gang of four – or 300 of your most cherished soul mates  The King and Prince Resort is perfectly scaled to frame your wedding in a way that will create memories for years to come.

Consider this:  a ceremony or reception on the oceanfront lawn for 300.  A banquet in the Lanier Ballroom for 280.  Brunch in the historic, ocean-limned Delegal Room for 200.

Envisioning a more intimate scale?  Imagine your event in the Retreat Room or Solarium with panoramic views of the Atlantic.    Or head out to the Ocean Terrace Grill for a relaxed venue and refreshments.  Then again, there’s always the balcony on your oceanfront room:  A bottle of champagne, room service, and thou!

Click here to view photos from real weddings at The King and Prince!

The Latest Thing in Weddings

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Oceanfront destination wedding
What’s the latest trend in weddings?  The oldest things in the world:  simplicity, family, and friends.  Gone are the days when bride and groom spent their wedding day isolated from others, like figures on a wedding cake.  Regardless of their potential to spend, couples today are looking to connect with others rather than trying to impress them.

And, of course, the perfect venue for elegance and simplicity is a Georgia beach wedding at the King and Prince Resort.  There you can spend hours overlooking the Atlantic, or explore the community that is the island itself.  You’re not in a faceless “all-inclusive” golden cage, but rather surrounded by history and interests at all levels, from sports to history to spa.

If I had it to do all over again, I’d be here.  Hmmmmm maybe 25th anniversary coming up?  Save the date……………

Set the Stage

Monday, September 10th, 2012

Destination Wedding SpaceLooking for the perfect destination wedding venue?  Create a little of your own history at the King and Prince.  Gorgeous blue stained glass windows frame the ocean view in the resort’s Delegal Room.  The room, named for the first British fortification on the south end of the island, sets the stage for an elegant reception or welcome brunch.  Each window bursts with light, depicting St. Simons scenes:  St. Simons Lighthouse, the Battle of Bloody Marsh, Christ Church, the beach, the King and Prince……..Or, for a more casual spin, create a treasure hunt for guests:  first one to visit each historic sight wins a prize (maybe a return trip?).

Colors for your Fall Destination Wedding

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

 

fall wedding colors

 

Who’s done their research to make sure your wedding colors coordinate with the Pantone color wheel for your Fall 2012 destination wedding!  Here they are:  beautiful hues for fall.  And the perfect backdrop for your colorful event?  The King and Prince bathed in lovely Honey Gold set against an Olympian Blue sky with a sprinkling of Bright Chartreuse in the palms.  This must be your year – here!

Destination Weddings at The King and Prince

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Nancy Krabill at Taste of Glynn

Plan your St. Simons Island wedding at the King and Prince Resort, and begin your own love affair with this place that will call you home time and time again.   Talk to visitors and you’ll hear the mantra, steady as the sea breezes playing on the coast:  “I’ve been coming here for years,” “My parents honeymooned here and now it’s my turn,”  “We came as wedding guests and stayed on for the rest of the week…”

I’m Nancy Krabill, a local with my own trove of King and Prince memories, but more about that later. For the next few weeks, I’ll be sending you real-time blasts that only an insider can share with brides-to-be considering their all-important wedding resort venue.  After all, the destination itself is a key star in your wedding event.  You’ll want one that needs no rehearsal: not just another pretty backdrop but one with a real sense of place, time and culture.

If this beach in Georgia sounds just peachy to you, come back here for a visit as we explore the history and charm not only of the resort, but also of its surroundings, cuisine, local characters, outdoor activities, and of course, shopping opportunities.

Warmest regards – Nancy

The Junior Golf Clinic!

Saturday, May 5th, 2012

The Junior Golf Clinic!

A Phenomenal Program from

The King and Prince Golf Course – Home of the Hampton Club

Readers, for the past few months we’ve been speaking about the truly amazing sites, sounds, views – everything that St. Simon’s Island in Georgia has to offer. There are vacation packages that include fine dining experiences and glorious accommodations in this unique locale, where each and every visitor can enjoy walking beside the crystalline waters of the Atlantic under the warm sun each and every day.

Because of the endless array of nature – birds of every vibrant color nesting in the endless, undisturbed marshlands, to the baby dolphins playing in the sea – St Simon’s is a true ‘gift’ for all types of visitors from photographers to bird watchers to historians who want nothing more than to relax in a world of luxury.

But there is so much more to St. Simon’s, and the one jewel in in this already priceless crown is a golf course that is literally second to none. This is a course that has ‘met’ PGA celebrities, members, amateurs, enthusiasts, and simply lovers of the game of golf. Every year, something else occurs here that people wait for the chance to be part of. For amateurs or professionals, this is an unforgettable experience for people who wish to bring their golf game up to a higher level.

On this stunning island that is a true portrait of natural beauty and serenity, this is a golf course that transcends all others. Because of the undisturbed nature, this course is truly a challenge, which is what makes it one of coastal Georgia’s great courses. Emerald fairways, ancient forests, vast salt marshes, island holes, premier instruction, gracious dining – all of these combine to give the visitor and member a true, “Quality Golf Experience.”

The King and Prince Golf Course – Home of the Hampton Club has gone through a stunning renovation with the modernization of their grasses and the addition of their  new stellar Practice Facility. But what golfers across the land should know and be extremely excited over, is the fact that The Hampton Club also offers instructional programs, with one being a Junior Golf Clinic that is unsurpassed when it comes to gaining new knowledge and enhancing your game with pro’s.

For all members and guests, this is a learning opportunity – a Junior Clinic (a summer camp, of sorts) that offers one-on-one instructional appointments that focus on the specific elements of the game.

The Junior Clinic Runs:

 

June 20th, 21st & 22nd

July 11th, 12th & 13th;

As well as

August 2nd 3rd & 4th


Rick Mattox, General Manager of The Hampton Club, is a Class A PGA Professional who began his career in the golf business with an assistant professional job in Lexington, North Carolina. In 1975, he was elected to PGA Membership with his first ‘Head Pro’ offer sending him to the Carolina Golf & Country Club in Charlotte. Rick’s vast experience on the course and knowledge of all the facets of the world of golf, led to Rick being hired as General Manager of golf operations at The Hampton Club.

The King and Prince Golf Course: Home of The Hampton Club is a truly amazing golf experience for the amateur. Which is why it should be mentioned that it is also being run by the most knowledgeable staff there is, who have received various honors throughout their careers. Rick received the East Chapter PGA Pro of the Year in 1998 and 2002, and served as Georgia PGA Board of Directors in 2001 and 2002.

The Junior Golf Clinic not only offers the best, most professional, and most respected staff, but the actual course will amaze you! Included in the scenery are ancient forests, vast salt marshes, dramatic island holes, and a lake that overlooks a relaxing and elegant clubhouse. This is one place that the golfer will never forget. Having its own definite signature – which is a group of four spectacular holes gently carved from small coastal marsh islands and accessed by 800-feet of elevated cart bridges – The Hampton Club course is just what the amateur longs for. This bold design has been heralded by many, and over the years the King and Prince’s commitment to provide a premier golf experience has remained one of their highest priorities.

Check into the Junior Golf Clinic today! Not only will you have the time of your life, but the instruction you’ll receive will have you feeling as if the career of “Tiger Woods” is definitely in your future.

For more information:

 

http://www.hamptonclub.com/instructionalprograms.php

 

You can even “Walk the Course” with virtual glimpses of The Hampton Club Golf Experience!

 

King and Prince Golf Course: Home of the Hampton Club
100 Tabbystone • St. Simons Island, Georgia 31522
Phone: (912) 634-0255 • Fax: (912) 634-0264

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