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5 Reasons to Say “I Do” in Charleston, South Carolina

A destination that evokes romance on any given day, Charleston, SC “America’s #1 Most Romantic City” has the makings for a couple’s “Best Day Ever” built into its DNA. Along with that inherent Southern allure, miles of beach and waterway and nice year-round weather, here are five reasons to tie the knot in Charleston:

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Cinebarre & Wild Dunes Weddings Present “The Wedding Ringer” Premiere Party - Friday, January 16th

To mirror the release of The Wedding Ringer starring Kevin Hart and Josh Gad, Wild Dunes Resort Weddings introduces their “Best Man for Hire,” a new wedding on-call concierge/wedding wingman offering created specifically for grooms!

You’re invited to meet the man of the hour and celebrate the movie’s opening this Friday, January 16th, at Cinebarre Mt. Pleasant with The Wedding Ringer Premiere Party, hosted by Wild Dunes’ Best Man for Hire, Matt Marcino - an exciting Friday night at the movies complete with:

• red carpet festivities
• complimentary champagne
• photo booth
• drink specials
• an exclusive wedding special offer for brides and grooms-to-be
• and giveaways to interest all movie goers (no bling required)

Are you red-carpet ready? Get your tickets for the 7:30 p.m. movie at Cinebarre, your access to the exclusive pre-show festivities beginning at 6:30 p.m.*This event is open to the public. Seats are limited for this special showing, so advance ticket purchase is recommended.

Buy your movie tickets for The Wedding Ringer online at Fandango today! Read on for more details on the premiere party and to view the movie trailer.

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Wedding Wednesday: Congratulations, Brittany & David! Destination Beach Wedding in Charleston, SC - Fall Weddings - October Wedding Ideas

Love at first sight! That's how we feel with these gorgeous new photos of Brittany & David's recent Wild Dunes Resort wedding captured & shared by the talented Renee Nicole {Design + Photography}.

Blush and champagne palette, handmade romantic details, wonderful use of our croquet lawn, oceanfront grand pavilion and boardwalk, laughter, smiles and the perfect sunset glow as the newlyweds - happy in love - walked alongside the Atlantic Ocean. Simply stunning!

Read on to see a snapshot of their gorgeous Charleston, SC beach wedding...

Brittany and David's Charleston, SC Beach Wedding at Wild Dunes Resort | Photo by Renee Nicole Design + Photography

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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!

Click the image below to see all the editorial photos, behind-the-scenes extras, plus an exclusive behind-the-scenes video (click the link & scroll down the page). Enjoy!

Editorial Photos by Corbin Gurkin Photography
Behind-the-scenes video by Ruta Elvikyte

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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!  

Charleston Weddings Magazine Summer Issue

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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!"

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Everything Weddings at Charleston’s Island Resort

With the beach, incredible cuisine, distinct indoor and outdoor event venues and nearby Charleston, SC just minutes away - we have everything you need for any and all wedding related events!

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Sweeping Views, Beautiful Hues...Charleston, SC

An acclaimed city by media, visitors and residents alike, Charleston, SC is known for its beloved lowcountry vistas.  But, why tell you about it when you can see for yourself

Want to experience it in person? Please be our guest.

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You’re invited!...to Experience a Wild Dunes Wedding

Meet Samantha Martin, Wild Dunes Wedding Specialist, and learn how she makes weddings at Wild Dunes Resort effortless, fun and most of all…memorable.

Recently engaged or planning a wedding?  Let Wild Dunes Resort help plan your destination island wedding at one of the most romantic wedding destinations in the country – Charleston, SC! Contact Samantha to learn more at 843.886.2283 or smartin@wilddunes.com.

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Spring Wedding

Terry relaxing on the "big chair" before tearin' up the dance floor at Brad and Camille's Wild Dunes wedding.

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Boardwalk Inn

An intimate island hotel with a relaxed, private feel. Downstairs, enjoy The Coastal Provisions and Lounge and sparkling pool. Choose from guestrooms, suites, junior and presidential suite. Views vary.

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The Village

A collection of guestrooms, studios, one to three bedroom suites and penthouses, The Village is at the center of all Resort activity and a short walk from the beach. Views vary.

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Condo rentals at Wild Dunes Resort allow you to get exactly what you want from your vacation. Our condominiums are conveniently located throughout the Resort with easy access to the beach and all Resort amenities. Images are representative and size, quality, furnishings, and views for each vacation rental varies.

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With three to seven bedrooms, all vacation homes offer convenient access to Resort amenities including restaurants, salon with spa services, shops, pools, award-winning activities and, of course, the beach. Images are representative and size, quality, furnishings, and views for each vacation rental varies.

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