Friends that Golf Together: An Invitation for Charleston Locals to Join Wild Dunes Resort's Golf Friends Program
Calling all Charleston Golfers! With fall just around the corner bringing a relief from Charleston humidity and heat, it's a great time to think about getting out on the green. Whether you golf every weekend or want to get into the game for the first time, we invite you to become a Golf Friend here at Wild Dunes.
By joining Charleston Golf Friends Program - designed for local residents of the Charleston Tri-County area - you'll enjoy discounted locals golf rates on the Harbor Course with an annual renewal period, plus exclusive Golf Friends-Only monthly specials offering even more benefits when you come out and play. Registration is easy and we'll get you out on the course in no time. Read on for details on how to become a Wild Dunes Golf Friend today!
Charleston Restaurant Week 2014 at the Sea Island Grill, Isle of Palms, SC
Wedding Wednesday: Behind-the-Scenes of Charleston Weddings Magazine's Destination Wedding Summer Bridal Fashion Shoot at Wild Dunes Resort
You may have seen the gorgeous wedding gowns gracing the pages of Charleston Weddings magazine's Summer 2014 issue, but now it's time to take a peek behind the scenes of the Charleston, SC beach fashion shoot.
We had a blast working with the talented crew on this summer bridal fashion feature - Destination: Wedding captured by Corbin Gurkin Photography - and all of this beach bridal goodness will continue to inspire Charleston and Wild Dunes brides-to-be long after summer ends. With so many sweet and stylish looks from the wedding world's top designers, we're still undecided on our favorite gown. Go ahead, find your fancy!
Editorial Photos by Corbin Gurkin Photography
Behind-the-scenes video by Ruta Elvikyte
Island Brews & Chews 2014: 5 Reasons You Won’t Want To Miss This Charleston Craft Beer Festival
Go ahead, mark your calendar now (and score early bird discounted tickets) for Island Brews & Chews 2014 at Charleston’s Island Resort – Saturday, November 1, 2014.
When the fall season hits Charleston, it brings an exciting line-up of events and festivals across the city. Whether you’re a beer aficionado or simply looking to have some fun over Halloween Weekend 2014 – here are five reasons Island Brews & Chews Craft Beer Festival is where you’ll want to be!
Save the Date: Second Annual Island Brews and Chews Craft Beer Festival in Charleston, SC
It’s back and better than ever! You’re invited to join us for the Second Annual Island Brews and Chews Craft Beer Festival at Palm Cove – November 1, 2014. This year’s beer festival at Wild Dunes Resort will bring the best of last year’s event and even more brews, chews and island fun to your Halloween Weekend.
Read on for event details and how to score early bird pricing on advance tickets purchased by October 3.
Meet in the Wild: Book a Private Dining Event in Charleston, SC Hosted by The Lee Bros.
For meetings and groups visiting Charleston, South Carolina, a taste of the city’s cutting-edge food culture reaches new heights in 2014 with an exciting new partnership between Wild Dunes Resort and The Lee Bros. - James Beard award-winning cookbook authors and masters behind Charleston’s thriving culinary scene.
Wedding Wednesday: Hot Off the Press! Charleston Weddings Magazine’s Summer 2014 Fashion Feature Story Shot on Location at Wild Dunes Resort
Summer has arrived with an exciting new summer issue of Charleston Weddings magazine hitting newsstands this week! Filled with page after page of gorgeous beach bridal fashion shot here on location at Charleston’s Island Resort, this issue is hands down our favorite one yet.
The Charleston Weddings team and photographer Corbin Gurkin remarkably captured the essence and beauty of a Wild Dunes destination wedding. Beach brides-to-be, we recommend you stop what you’re doing and immediately indulge in a sneak peek of this gorgeous fashion editorial feature!
Meet in the Wild: Experience Charleston in Good Taste with a Private Dining Event Hosted by The Lee Bros.
Cook up a recipe for success at your next off-site group meeting, conference or event in Charleston, SC with an unforgettable Southern culinary experience with Charleston natives and James Beard award-winning cookbook authors, Matt and Ted Lee, the Lee Bros.
Resort Event Spotlight: Shopping on the Village Plaza, Wednesday April 23 5-8pm
Please join us Wednesday, April 23 from 5-8 p.m. for our special Shopping on the Plaza market featuring local Charleston artisan crafts and Resort gifts, wares, art and more.
Celebrate Earth Day in Charleston, SC: Wild Dunes Resort and South Carolina Aquarium Host Sustainable Seafood Dinner at the Sea Island Grill
Join us in celebrating Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 with a five-course prix fixe Sustainable Seafood Dinner and wine pairings at the Sea Island Grill, located inside the Boardwalk Inn hotel. Read on for details!
Happy First Day of Spring in Charleston!
Shades of Spring at Charleston's Island Resort. Come visit and share this sunny season with us at the beach!
For the Love of Food: The Lettered Olive Restaurant and Lounge at Wild Dunes Resort Opens Tonight!
Happy Friday! Tonight’s going to be a good night. This evening at Charleston’s Island Resort, we’re set to open the doors to our seasonal Resort restaurant, The Lettered Olive, located on the Village Plaza. View the Lettered Olive’s menu and read on for more details and photos of some of our top dinner choices!
Golf FOREcast: Daylight Savings Time + Great Weather=Tee Time at Wild Dunes Resort!
Golfers, celebrate! Finally, the time has come to spring forward and push our clocks one hour ahead! Pair daylight savings with great weather on the horizon for the perfect chance to enjoy a round or more at Wild Dunes Resort this weekend.
Cast Your Vote: Wild Dunes Resort and Charleston, SC Nominated in Travel + Leisure Magazine's 2014 World's Best Award Survey
Have you ever been a traveler, hotel guest, adventurer, tourist, friend or fan? It’s time for you to voice your vote and spread the love! Vote now for your favorite travel experiences in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Award Survey at tlworldsbest.com.
Golf FORE-Cast: Great Weather to Play Golf this Weekend in Charleston, SC!
Sunny skies and mild temperatures set the stage for a beautiful weekend on Isle of Palms at Wild Dunes Resort. With temperatures ranging from 68 to 73 throughout the weekend into Monday, it’s ideal weather for golf!
Spring Break and Easter in Charleston, SC: Special Beach Activities and Events at Wild Dunes Resort
Celebrate a break from school and work with all-new vacation activities and offerings available this Spring Break season, April 7-20, 2014, at Charleston's Island Resort! Plan your vacation in advance with this comprehensive Charleston Spring Break 2014 guide – stocked with information on Resort happenings and ideas for a fun-filled family Spring Break at Charleston’s Island Resort.
Romantic Valentine’s Day Ideas in Charleston, SC
Just named one of the most romantic getaways in the world by Fodor's Travel, Charleston is your destination for Valentine's Day 2014. Dazzle in the romantic allure of our Southern city with these unique date ideas for celebrating with your Valentine at Wild Dunes Resort.
Act Now! Here Comes the Sun Charleston Beach Getaway Sale in the Village at Wild Dunes
Who's ready for spring? Recover from a long, cold winter and reward yourself with an escape by the beach at Charleston's Island Resort! Through 9 p.m. Friday, February 21 - enjoy limited-time special rates in the AAA Four Diamond rated Village at Wild Dunes for stays through March 27, 2014 with our Here Comes the Sun Beach Getaway Sale!
What’s New for Spring 2014! See Charleston, SC Beach Vacation Activities in our Seasonal Vacation Planner
The 2014 Spring Vacation Planner has arrived with a thrilling new collection of Resort activities, happenings and offerings for the New Year! Read on to see all that's new and awaits you on your next Wild Dunes beach vacation…
Season's Greetings from your friends at Charleston's Island Resort!
All of us here at Wild Dunes Resort wish you a happy holiday season and wonderful 2014!
Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner at Charleston's Island Resort
Want to forgo the cooking this Thanksgiving? From our traditional buffet in The Sweetgrass Pavilion to our Thanksgiving Feast delivered to your home or condo, we invite you to join us for America's favorite food holiday!
Wellness Worthwhile: Consider, Contribute and Celebrate National Philanthropy Day
Each month, Sally Hickerson, Spa Director at Wild Dunes Resort gives us a wellness tip that could be useful this time of year. Read on for something to think about as you give thanks this month.
Resort Activity Spotlight: Seventh Annual Turkey Trot 5k Beach Run in Charleston, SC
Turkey on your mind? Suitably so with America’s favorite harvest feast just two weeks away! Here’s how we talk turkey at Charleston’s Island Resort: first, the turkey feasting, then the turkey trotting! New to the tradition? A guest favorite, seven years running (pun intended), Wild Dunes Resort’s Turkey Trot is a scenic 5K fun run/walk on Isle of Palms Beach. Don’t fret. It happens two days after Thanksgiving…giving plenty of time for the tryptophan to wear off!
Capture the Colors of Autumn with new OPI Nail Colors at the Sand & Sea Spa!
For nails this season, we're loving the Fall 2013 OPI San Francisco Collection available at the Sand and Sea Salon & Spa. Find the Bay City color that best suits you and come to our Resort spa for a manicure or pedicure to match!
Taste of Fall: Pumpkin Soup Recipe from the Sea Island Grill’s Chef Jeff Miller
Halloween may be over, but thank goodness it’s still pumpkin season! Thinking ahead about your Thanksgiving feast? Or craving something seasonal and savory on this Sunday fall evening? Read on for a homemade recipe from our talented Chef Jeff Miller of the Sea Island Grill that’ll surely satisfy any pumpkin-lover’s palate.
Santa Barbara to South Carolina: Wild Dunes Resort Welcomes Trek Travel Bicycle Tour
When most people think vacation, they don’t imagine one quite like this. Earlier this afternoon, Trek Travel’s Cross-Country USA cyclists brought a rush of adrenaline and excitement to the Resort, pedaling down Palmetto Boulevard with full speed ahead toward Wild Dunes Beach…the end of the Trek.
Savor the Flavor of Charleston, SC with Four New Culinary Tours
Local and national foodies alike are craving and raving about Charleston’s culinary scene. We’re making it easy for you to sip and savor the city’s best with four new downtown Charleston culinary walking tours. Which one will you choose?
Now Live! Wish You Were Here 72-Hour Charleston, SC Beach Vacation Sale
Did you guess the countdown correctly? The wait is finally over! Read on to see the special Charleston, SC Beach Vacation savings in store for you…
Big Accolade News for Charleston, SC & Wild Dunes Resort in Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers Choice Awards…Again!
On this Travel Tuesday, there’s surely nowhere else we’d rather be than our charming city of Charleston, SC—just voted “Top City in the U.S.” for the third consecutive year in a row by Conde Nast Traveler (CNT) 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards!
Regional Brewery Spotlight: Island Brews and Chews Craft Beer Festival in Charleston, SC
We’re down to the single digits, folks! Only 5 days until the first-ever Island Brews and Chews Craft Beer Festival takes over Isle of Palms, and everybody’s anticipating the exceptional beer variety from our visiting breweries. From Asheville, North Carolina to Brooklyn, New York, these buzz worthy brewers will be mixing things up in Charleston this Columbus Day weekend…
Wild Dunes Weekend | Sept. 27-29: Local Events, Activities and Things to Do in Charleston, SC
Fill your final days of September with Southern food, striking Civil War photography, a free museum day, shopping and of course, some socializing! Here’s our picks for things to do this weekend in Charleston...
Local Brewery Spotlight: Island Brews and Chews Craft Beer Festival in Charleston, SC
Feeling thirsty? Come October 12, there’ll be plenty of refreshing beverages at our first annual Island Brews and Chews Craft Beer Festival. Whether you come for just the day or stay overnight with our Charleston, SC Beer Festival Package, here’s a tip for all: bring your appetite, savor all the selections, and be sure to fill up with some locally-crafted beer. Discover the local Charleston brews waiting for you…
More Chances to Watch Tennis Channel's "Tour Guide: Charleston" featuring Wild Dunes Resort!
In case you missed last night's premiere of the Tennis Channel's "Tour Guide: Charleston," you're in luck! The episode, featuring Wild Dunes Tennis, will air several times in the weeks to come. Check out a clip from the Charleston episode and see the schedule of upcoming air times...
Beer & Food Pairings for Island Brews & Chews Craft Beer Festival in Charleston, SC
The countdown is on! Our first-ever Charleston craft beer festival Island Brews & Chews is almost here! Come for the day, or stay overnight with our Charleston, SC Beer Festival Package. Book advance festival tickets online, or call 843.886.6000 to purchase tickets + overnight package. Plus, stay tuned as we roll out exciting previews for this one-of-a-kind Charleston Oktoberfest festival. Take a peek…
Where to Watch NFL Football in Charleston, SC! Introducing New Game Paired Menus at The Lettered Olive Lounge this Fall
Game on! Experience a Food Faceoff Monday and Thursday nights this fall at the Lettered Olive Lounge. Come on out to root for your favorite NFL team and enjoy draft specials and regional dishes inspired by each game. Read on for the football & food line-up:
Swing for a Cure at Wild Dunes Resort’s Isle of Palms, SC Tennis and Golf Fundraiser, September 21, 2013
Join us Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Wild Dunes Resort for a tennis and golf fundraiser to benefit the Lowcountry Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Breast Cancer Foundation.
Announcing Craft Beer Selections for First-Ever Island Brew Festival in Charleston, SC
Calling all craft beer connoisseurs! We're excited to share the participating breweries and beer selections for the inaugural Island Brews and Chews Craft Beer Festival happening October 12, 2013 at Palm Cove here at Charleston’s Island Resort!
Tune In for Wild Dunes Resort on The Tennis Channel's "Tour Guide" (Charleston, SC Edition)
Tune in this Sunday, September 22nd at 7 p.m. EST to see Wild Dunes Resort on The Tennis Channel ‘s Charleston episode of its new series “Tour Guide,” filmed right here on the Resort!
Savor and Stay by the Beach for Charleston, SC Restaurant Week, September 4-15, 2013
In a class by itself. That’s what people are saying about Charleston’s culinary scene these days. To kick off a foodie fall, we’re thrilled to welcome Charleston Restaurant Week back to our fine-dining Resort restaurant, the Sea Island Grill, from September 4-15!
Wild Dunes Resort in Charleston, SC featured in USA Today’s “10 Great Places to Play Tennis!"
Talk about a happy Friday! We’re delighted to open the USA TODAY this morning to see Wild Dunes Resort featured in "10 Great Places to Play Tennis" and to be favored by the Bryan Brothers as a top resort for tennis vacations!
July’s Chef’s Table Dinner: Local Charleston, SC Gluten-Free Gourmand Wine Dinner
July’s four course Chef’s Table specialty dinner has just been finalized and is not to be missed! Mark your calendar for July 16, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the picturesque Sea Island Grill terrace with Grand Cru wine pairings.
June’s Chef’s Table Dinner: Local Charleston, SC Southern Cuisine & Beer Pairings!
June’s four course Chef’s Table specialty dinner is June 18, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. with beer pairings from local Palmetto Brewery.
Charleston, SC Father’s Day Activities at Wild Dunes Resort
Check out our Isle of Palms resort offerings that are sure to make this Father’s Day getaway one to remember!
An Important Pre-Arrival Navigation and Island Construction Update for Your Vacation Preparation
We would like to share important navigation information and an island construction update that will be helpful in vacation preparation.
Wild Dunes Resort Earns Trip Advisor 2013 Certificate of Excellence Award!
We're delighted to share that Wild Dunes Resort received Trip Advisor's "2013 Certificate of Excellence Award!"
Wild Dunes Resort Summer Photo Sweepstakes with Flat Duney
Meet our new Resort celebrity and star of this summer’s photo contest, Flat Duney! Color, cut, snap a photo & share him enjoying your Wild Dunes Charleston, SC beach vacation and beyond for chances to win all summer long!
Wild Dunes Resort Activity Spotlight: Memorial Day Beach Fun Run and Southern Social in Charleston, SC
Introducing our first ever “People Chase” Fun Run and Southern Social at Wild Dunes Resort! Join us for a one mile beach run with small hurdles followed by a southern social with local vendors, cocktails, and food (imagine the traditional steeple chase with a Wild Dunes Resort twist)! Get the details…
Charleston, SC Memorial Day Activities by the Beach at Wild Dunes Resort
Kick off the start of summer with Memorial Day by the beach at Wild Dunes Resort! See a roundup of all Memorial Day activities happening on the Resort!
Explore Charleston, SC and Isle of Palms with Bicycle Rentals at Wild Dunes Resort
Explore the Isle of Palms and the Resort by the area’s favorite mode of transportation – bicycles! See the best trails and insider riding tips from the Bike Shop Manager, Dave Luebchow.
Wild Dunes Resort Activity Spotlight: New Shrimp & Grits Facial in Charleston, SC
Welcome a facial for the little shrimp in your life. Sand & Sea Salon with Spa Services got creative with that famous southern staple, Shrimp & Grits – and now it can be found not only on our dining menus, but on our spa menu as well!
Resort Activity Spotlight: Charleston Inshore “Creek Fishing” Charters at Wild Dunes Resort
Tag along with our top Lowcountry guides as they take you “Creek Fishing" in the salt marsh and show you the best spots for reeling ‘em in!
What’s New this Summer! See Charleston, SC Beach Vacation Activities at Wild Dunes Resort
The 2013 Summer Vacation Planner has arrived and brought along “Brand New” resort activities, happenings and offerings! Make sure you keep an eye out for the “Brand New” stamp throughout the Vacation Planner so you don’t miss out on the fun!
Links and Harbor Golf Courses Tee to Green Video Footage and Expert Playing Tips!
Golfers, give yourself the extra edge with interactive course maps with tee to green videos and expert playing tips by hole from Director of Golf, Jeff Minton.
Introducing New Local Libation Firefly Moonshine at Wild Dunes Resort!
The only thing that may out “Shine” Firefly Sweet Tea Vodka has arrived… Say hello to Firefly Moonshine.
Get Your Masters On with Wild Dunes Resort and The Alley & Enter to Win Free Golf for a Year!
Tournament-worthy atmosphere. Cold refreshments. “Master”ful bites. And…a chance to win free golf for a year benefitting First Tee Charleston. Welcome the perfect reason to take your Sunday Master’sTournament viewing off the sofa and to The Alley with Wild Dunes Resort and friends!
Wild Dunes Resort Introduces the “Study Of”…Salmon
Destination Hotels & Resorts has launched a new collection wide “Study Of” culinary program to showcase our chefs’ abilities to create unique, inspiring dishes based on a special ingredient per quarter. Let’s explore salmon from Wild Dunes Resort…
DIY Libations: A Vintage Cocktail Recipe Compliments of Charleston’s Island Resort
Raise your glass to the 1920’s with this vintage cocktail easily concocted at home. Introducing, the Sidecar…
Introducing Charleston, SC Destination Family Golf!
Enjoy quality family time with a round of golf overlooking the Atlantic Ocean or the Intracoastal Waterway at a great value! With Destination Family Golf, juniors play for free when accompanied by a paying adult...
Wild Dunes Resort’s March Chef’s Table Dinner “All in a Day’s Work” Paired with Napa Cellars Winery
March’s Chef’s Table dinner menu was cleverly designed around a chef’s typical work day – “All in a Day’s Work.” See the menu and photos from the culinary event…
Resort Activity Spotlight: Charleston’s Dolphin Discovery Sunset Cruise
Capers Island, a three-mile long barrier island located just north of Isle of Palms, SC is home to a fascinating naturally created “boneyard” beach…
Resort Activity Spotlight: 9 Holes of Award-Winning Island Golf
Low on time, but still want to enjoy one of the best parts of golfing at Charleston’s Island Resort? Play the back nine holes of the Links Course at Wild Dunes Resort and admire the views of the Atlantic Ocean as your backdrop.
Vote Wild Dunes Resort & Charleston, SC!
Help make Wild Dunes Resort and Charleston one of the best...again!
Everything Weddings at Charleston’s Island Resort
5 for $5 Happy Hour at Sea Island Grill in Isle of Palms!
5 beverages, 5 dishes, $5 each…welcome Sea Island Grill’s new Happy Hour menu
Wild Dunes Resort’s Monthly Chef’s Table Dinners in Charleston - A Foodie’s Delight!
Wild Dunes Resort will host a monthly Chef’s Table Dinner featuring an inspired, exceptionally-prepared and presented six course dinner complemented with the chef’s selection of wine or beer pairings.
Special Charleston Wine and Food Festival menu at the Sea Island Grill at Wild Dunes Resort
The Sea Island Grill is celebrating Charleston’s annual BB&T Wine + Food Festival with a special Prime Your Palate four course Pre-Fixe menu.
Charleston’s Own Holy City Brewery’s Pecan Dream Beer Now at The Sand Bar
It’s 5 o'clock somewhere! Come to The Sand Bar at Wild Dunes Resort to enjoy a seasonal Holy City brew, Pecan Dream.
Top 5 Valentine’s Day Activities at Wild Dunes Resort
Our top Resort picks for celebrating Valentine’s Day with your sweetie!
January’s Featured Cocktail at The Sand Bar
Spice up your January at The Sand Bar (located at the Links Course Clubhouse) with their cocktail of the month, the Spiked Spiced Cranberry Lemonade.
Charleston Restaurant Week at Sea Island Grill's 3 Courses for $30!
It's Restaurant Week time again...one of the best weeks to visit Charleston! Here's why...
Wild Dunes Resort Named a Top Destination to Babymoon!
2012 Holiday Recipes from Wild Dunes Resort
Add some cheer to your upcoming holiday gatherings with these festive recipes from the culinary team at Wild Dunes Resort!
A Recipe for Holiday Cheer - Old Fashioned Bail Out Beverage
What would the holiday celebrations be without a little bubbly? Only we like our bubbly to come with friends…enter the Old Fashioned Bail Out.
The Spicey Pimiento Burger on Isle of Palms at The Sand Bar
What makes any burger better? Pimiento cheese, of course!
Video Spotlight: Holiday Traditions at Wild Dunes Resort
‘Tis the holiday season on the Resort here in Isle of Palms, SC! See our annual holiday festivities that abound this time of year!
Video Spotlight: Holiday Traditions at Wild Dunes Resort
‘Tis the holiday season on the Resort! See our annual holiday festivities that abound this time of year!
Golf For A Cause! Play the Links Course & Support Debi's Kids
Join us for the annual Debi’s Kids Golf Tournament Sunday, December 9th on the Links Course at Wild Dunes Resort for a Sunday Funday of award-winning golf, refreshments with friends and supporting a great local charity during the season of giving!
Video Spotlight: The Boardwalk Inn
This week's video spotlight showcases our AAA Four Diamond rated Boardwalk Inn, recently named "Top 3 Family Hotel in the U.S." by Travel + Leisure magazine's World's Best Readers' Choice Awards (2012).
Video Spotlight: Thanksgiving Traditions at Wild Dunes Resort
Thanksgiving is a wonderful time on the Resort! See our annual Thanksgiving Traditions (Duney's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Turkey Trot fun run, Tour of Shops, Thanksgiving Festival, special Thanksgiving crafts...and more) that await!
Video Spotlight: Home Away from Home Rentals
Wild Dunes Resort offers a variety of accommodation options to suit any style! Let's focus on our more intimate vacation homes and condo rentals...
Did You Know Spotlight – Restaurants a Plenty!
Hey, neighbor. Have you dined with us before? We’d love to have you out to try any one of our Resort restaurants!
Did You Know Spotlight – Golf for All!
Did you know that golf at Wild Dunes Resort is open to locals? We hear that some of our Charleston neighbors think our 36 holes of Fazio golf are reserved exclusively for guests or residents of Wild Dunes Resort…and we want to set the record straight!
Video Spotlight: Need Some R&R (Romance & Relaxation)?
Wishing for some quality time together? The Resort is a perfect quick escape to enjoy time together, without the hassle and expense of traveling...