The expansive sandy beaches of Tybee Island mean couples have the opportunity to get married barefoot in the sand on this Georgia barrier island, or live out their debutante Gone with the Wind fantasies in true Southern Belle style. Located just a few short miles from the historic and beautiful city of Savannah, Tybee Island offers couples looking to get married a wide variety of options, from classic hotel and ballroom weddings to quiet and beautiful outdoor ceremonies under the open sky. Out of town guests can stay in a quaint Tybee island bed and breakfast, or in one of the larger hotels in nearby Savannah, and with the historic city as well as the gorgeous beach at their fingertips, couples will have no shortage of locations for their wedding photos on the happiest day of their lives.
© Hotel Tybee
Tybee Island and Savannah are known for their southern history as well as for the charm of the seaside, and a wedding at Hotel Tybee can incorporate both of these factors. Couples can recite their vows on the beach in front of the glistening waters of the Atlantic Ocean, and then gather in the banquet room with up to 200 of their closest family members and friends to celebrate. The reception amenities include an indoor and outdoor beachfront space, as well as onsite catering services, and of course, the hotel and all of its comfortable accommodations for the wedding party and guests after the event is over.
1401 Strand Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328, Phone: 912-786-7777
2.Kimpton Brice Hotel
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Kimpton Brice Hotel specializes in making sure every wedding is a ‘happily ever after’ type of affair. Couples can choose from a wide variety of event spaces, which accommodate up to 300 people each, and even choose multiple spaces, both indoor and outdoor, to build the reception venue of their dreams. The staff at Kimpton Brice will help couples choose and design their very own custom wedding menu with the help of their talented culinary experts, who weave a rustic farmhouse feel into their classic Italian-inspired dishes. In addition, each wedding at Kimpton Brice will be personally handled by Larissa Szynski, the hotel’s resident wedding planner, who will use her veritable expertise to make sure that each couple has a truly perfect day that meets their exact vision and needs.
601 E Bay St, Savannah, GA 31401, Phone: 912-238-1200
3.Tybee Post Theater
© Tybee Post Theater
Some of the most beautiful love stories ever told take place on the big screen or up on stage, and couples who get married at the Tybee Post Theater can join the ranks of some of those unforgettable romances by saying their vows on the stage of the theater. This venue has seating for just over 200 guests, and the ceremony in the theater space will be an unforgettable one, whether the happy couple are cinephiles or just want to be in the spotlight. The Tybee Post Theater also has a lovely outdoor space available for receptions, located just a block from the shores of the Atlantic Ocean.
10 Van Horne Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328, Phone: 912-472-4790
4.Beachview Bed & Breakfast and Tybee Wedding Pavilion
© Beachview Bed & Breakfast and Tybee Wedding Pavilion
At Beachview Bed and Breakfast, there are ten lovely guest rooms where the wedding party and guests can choose to stay both before and after the festivities. The accommodations and facilities at Beachview Bed and Breakfast include a gorgeous front porch as well as a reception pavilion that is perfect for hosting small wedding parties. Couples have the option to reserve the entire B&B for their wedding, so they will have all the facilities, and the personal attention of the entire staff, to themselves. Booking Beachview B&B and Tybee Wedding Pavilion for the entire weekend means that wedding parties can have easy access to the space for the rehearsal, the ceremony, the reception, and a morning-after brunch.
1701 Butler Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328, Phone: 912-786-5500
© Bryson Hall
Located on Chippewa Square in Savannah, Bryson Hall is a historic venue that has gorgeous views of the famous Spanish moss draped over the oak trees of the nearby square, making for some truly unforgettable and romantic photo opportunities. The interior space at Bryson hall is suitable for dinner receptions of up to 120 guests, and standing cocktail receptions of up to 200 guests. Bryson Hall does have a list of preferred, trusted vendors, but also allows couples to bring in their own, with the exception of the bar, which is fully licensed and staffed by Bryson Hall. Couples can choose to host their ceremony on site here as well, and those looking to tour the facilities before booking can call and make an appointment.
5 East Perry Street, Savannah, Georgia 31401, Phone: 912-272-4435
6.DeSoto Beach Hotel
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Built in 1939, the DeSoto Beach Hotel makes a striking image, with its red Spanish tile exterior and gardens lined with palm trees. The beautiful beachfront gardens, edged by oat-covered dunes, would serve as a gorgeous location for a wedding ceremony. Couples will look back on their special day and always remember the sweet ocean breeze and the feel of the sand beneath their feet. Although DeSoto Beach Hotel does not currently offer services or facilities for wedding receptions, they make a great option for accommodations for guests who come in from out of town to join the festivities.
212 Butler Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328, Phone: 912-786-4542
Planning a wedding can be unbelievably stressful, and not everyone dreams of a big day with loads of guests. For the couple that is looking to spend the happiest day of their lives with the person they love the most, Elope Savannah is there to help them make the most of it. Elope Savannah is not a venue, but rather an elopement service that offers the whole package, from photos, locations, and more. Packages can include license signing, small secular ceremonies, a full hour of a photo session, or even fun details like the “I choose you geek wedding package,” which incorporates nerdy events and gatherings like Pi day or Harry Potter’s birthday.
8.Savannah Riverboat Cruises
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The incredible, stories-high riverboats are a symbol of the south, and with the help of Savannah Riverboat Cruises, couples can tie the knot on the beautiful deck of one of these boats, in a ceremony performed by the Captain. Packages vary from an intimate, two-person only elopement ceremony, to a big elegant party of over 75 guests. Wedding packages include the reception, a DJ, food, a champagne toast, and an event planner. Couples are welcome to bring a cake or dessert from an outside vendor, but Savannah Riverboat Cruises takes care of the rest. Receptions are held on a private deck of the boat, and from the dance floor to the stunning view, there’s not a detail about the big day that won’t be memorable.
9 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401, Phone: 912-232-6404
9.The Grandview at Tybee Island
© The Grandview at Tybee Island
The Grandview at Tybee Island is one of the premier hotels in the Savannah region, and those who host their weddings there will find elegance, style, and a great ambiance at every turn. Couples can rent the facilities for weddings on prime days in blocks of either 8 or 12 hours, with additional per person open bar rates in 3 hour increments. Ceremonies can be held on the beach, under the clear blue sky, and receptions will be held in the ballroom, with its large wall of windows overlooking the oceanfront. Tables can be set up in a variety of ways for the reception.
1401 Strand Ave suite a, Tybee Island, GA 31328, Phone: 912-472-4196
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10.The Mackey House
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The wide steps of the front porch of the Mackey House make for an excellent location for a receiving line, where the happy couple can descend after the ceremony, surrounded by friends and family on all sides, perhaps with bubbles or sparklers for visual effect. The Mackey House drips with classic Southern charm and hospitality, surrounded by oak trees that are centuries old, and set on over 400 gorgeous acres of land that include features like fountains, lakes, and landscaped gardens. The Mackey House has plenty of options for ceremony locations, and each one is prettier than the next. Event spaces include the house and deck, the pavilion, the garden, the shores of the lake, or the oak grove.
190 Red Gate Farms Trail, Savannah, GA 31405, Phone: 912-234-7404
11.Tybee Island Guard House
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The Tybee Island Guard House is a historic part of Fort Screven, and its close proximity to beautiful features like the waterfront, North Beach, and the lighthouse make it ideal for beautiful weddings. The two main rooms of the guard house include a kitchen for catering operations and a large event space that will seat up to 100 people in a reception setting. There is also a beautiful wrap-around veranda which offers some outdoor space for a reception. Renting the guard house for a wedding includes the use of round or rectangular tables as well as chairs.
31 Van Horne Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328, Phone: 912-472-5045
12.Tybee Island Inn Bed And Breakfast
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This sunny yellow B&B, framed in front by Spanish moss-covered oak branches and fern-filled gardens, is a lovely place for a romantic and scenic wedding. The Tybee Island Inn Bed and Breakfast is a great option for intimate elopements, or small wedding ceremonies and receptions of up to 20 guests. Couples can choose to say their vows on the beach, in the gorgeous gardens, under a lovely gazebo or pergola, or inside the whimsical inn in front of a roaring fireplace. Wedding packages include overnight accommodations in the honeymoon suite, and the small, cozy setting means that couples will feel like the only two people in the world as they tie the knot in this adorable venue.
24 Van Horne Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328, Phone: 912-786-9255
13.Tybee Island Shrine Club & Beach Locations
Both the windows of the event space and the large, expansive deck show off great views of the beach at Tybee Island Shrine Club and Beach Locations. Located just next to the gorgeous Tybee Island Lighthouse, this venue has a variety of full packages available for ceremonies, receptions, and more, with a wide selection of food and beverage options to choose from. Couples can marry on the beach or indoors in case of inclement weather, then join all their friends and family for the party of a lifetime in the banquet room.
45 Meddin Dr, Tybee Island, GA 31328, Phone: 912-681-9706
14.Tybee Island Wedding Chapel & Grand Ballroom
© Tybee Island Wedding Chapel & Grand Ballroom
The interior space of the Tybee Island wedding chapel is simply breathtaking, with white walls that stand in stark contrast to the dark wooden beams that bend their way up to the top of the vaulted ceilings, and the elegant gold chandeliers that shed warm light on the scene below. Couples can be married in this lovely seaside chapel, and then celebrate their love in the onsite cocktail lounge and ballroom, the latter of which has 2800 square feet of space for tables and a dance floor. Couples can also choose an outdoor venue on the banks of the creek.
1114 US-80, Tybee Island, GA 31328, Phone: 800-786-5889
14 Best Wedding Venues on Tybee Island, Georgia
- Hotel Tybee, Photo: Hotel Tybee
- Kimpton Brice Hotel, Photo: Kimpton Brice Hotel
- Tybee Post Theater, Photo: Tybee Post Theater
- Beachview Bed & Breakfast and Tybee Wedding Pavilion, Photo: Beachview Bed & Breakfast and Tybee Wedding Pavilion
- Bryson Hall, Photo: Bryson Hall
- DeSoto Beach Hotel, Photo: DeSoto Beach Hotel
- Elope Savannah, Photo: Daniil/stock.adobe.com
- Savannah Riverboat Cruises, Photo: Savannah Riverboat Cruises
- The Grandview at Tybee Island, Photo: The Grandview at Tybee Island
- The Mackey House, Photo: The Mackey House
- Tybee Island Guard House, Photo: Tybee Island Guard House
- Tybee Island Inn Bed And Breakfast, Photo: Tybee Island Inn Bed And Breakfast
- Tybee Island Shrine Club & Beach Locations, Photo: Dennis/stock.adobe.com
- Tybee Island Wedding Chapel & Grand Ballroom, Photo: Tybee Island Wedding Chapel & Grand Ballroom
- Cover Photo: stock.adobe.com