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For the 11th year in a row, Sea Island has been awarded 4 prestigious Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star ratings for The Cloister at Sea Island, The Lodge at Sea Island, The Georgian Room restaurant, and The Spa at Sea Island. Read more

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2018 Cabaret Committee

Harlan Hambright

You won't need to give your regards to Broadway, because at Cabaret 2018, Broadway comes to you! This annual fundraiser benefiting the Coastal Symphony of Georgia will be an exciting evening like none that have come before. Don't miss this show! Read more

Events

Gatsby in the Garden ACS Victory Gala 2017

Nick Toth, The Darkroom Photography

This year's ACS Victory Gala promises to be a great evening inspired by an American classic novel which almost never lived up to the greatness of its title. Learn more about the upcoming fundraiser and how the novel earned its current popularity. Read more

Events

Mary and Russ Mentzer, Dave and Mike Fox

Provided by the St. Simons Land Trust

The St. Simons Land Trust’s annual Live Oak Society Reception was recently held at the Cloister Hotel’s Black Banks Terrace. Executive Director, David H. Pope, was the speaker for the event. Read more

People & Places

Cary Greenfield, Lillian Clarke, Lynda Tye

Julie Andrew

The annual CASA Fashion Show and Luncheon at The Cloister is always such a fun way to kick off spring! This year’s event celebrated gardening, local garden clubs, and the idea that with careful care and tending, children also grow and thrive. Read more

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Shoe Judges Erica Torras, Jessica Cannon, Catherine Slade

Julie Andrew Tharpe

The Cloister was filled with women dressed (& shod) to the 9s for Wine, Women & Shoes. With charming Shoe Guys, stellar wines, a delicious lunch, fun live auction & a fashion show that rocks, this annual event is a highly anticipated girls' day out! Read more

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Mark David Williams, Lorene Reid, David Wise, Carlos Santiago-Munoz, Hans Nelson

Photos provided by Golden Isles Live

Golden Isles Live! Recently presented the vocal talents of Tenore at The Cloister on Sea Island. Tenore performed selections from their debut album “Tenore” as well as selections from “Christmas With You”. Read more

People & Places

Carol Carlisle, Mary Liz Vause

Julie Andrew Tharpe

The Cloister buzzed with excitement of happy shoppers sipping and browsing fabulous fashion before sitting down to a fun lunch with energetic bidding on auction items followed by a fashion show featuring spring and summer looks from local retailers. Read more

People & Places

Porter and Juanita Boyer

Julie Andrew Tharpe

The Speakeasy Soiree at The Cloister was another successful Cabaret event for the Symphony Society and their large cadre of volunteers. The dinner presented by the Sea Island chefs was superb and so was the entertainment. Read more

People & Places

The Lodge at Sea Island has been named the No. 1 Best Hotel in the U.S. on U.S. News & World Report's list of "2016 Best Hotels." It is the second time that the hotel has received this ranking from the publication. Read more

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Shhhh! It's a secret...

Benjamin Galland, h2o creative group

Just like the amazing transformation of Historic Downtown Brunswick into Prohibition Era Ybor City, The Cloister Ballroom will become an upscale speakeasy on January 23 for Cabaret 2016: A Speakeasy Soiree, benefiting the Coastal Symphony of Georgia. Read more

Events

David and Whitney Herndon, Diana Cicchiello, Jeff Waters

Julie Andrew Tharpe

The annual American Cancer Society Victory Gala “A Southern Jubilee” was a sparkling affair at The Cloister on Sea Island. Flickering candlelight and beautiful floral topiaries set the scene to dance the night away. Read more

People & Places

Victory Board 2015

John Toth, The Darkroom Photography

For nearly half a century, the annual Victory Gala has been presented in many venues with many themes, yet it has never forgotten the vital cause that rests at its core. This year's event, Southern Jubilee, will be held November 14 at The Cloister. Read more

Events

First row:  Sharon Flores, President Coastal Symphony of Georgia; Susan Imhoff, President Symphony Society; second row:  Board members John Harper, Becky Yelverton, Susie Salvatore, Lisa Martin, Beverly Trainor, Sue Cansler, Ally Urquhart, Becky Estes

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The Symphony Society recently held their Spring meeting at The Cloister on Sea Island. They support the Coastal Symphony of Georgia, which recently closed its 2014-15 concert season with a program of works by European composers. Read more

People & Places

Tommy and Patsy Bryan

Cindy Stephenson

The St. Simons Cotillion recently held their Spring Party at The Cloister on Sea Island. While rain forced them inside, their dispositions were still sunny and everyone had a terrific time. Read more

People & Places

Bart and Meg Barton

Natasha Williams

The Cloister Ballroom recently turned into a Coastal Georgia version of the Copacabana when Cabaret 2015 – Bossa Nova Rio was held. Read more

People & Places

The Symphony Society recently held its fall membership meeting and also gathered for the kick off of their 11th annual Cabaret fundraiser, "Bossa Nova Rio!" Read more

People & Places

This year's Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce awards dinner was a relaxed and casual low-country picnic, held in the Grand Ballroom of The Cloister Hotel. Honorees included Jack Kilgore, Albert Shelander & EIL's own David Butler. Read more

People & Places

The annual CASA Fashion Show and Luncheon was a 20th anniversary celebration featuring stunning fashion from local retailers being modeled by women of the community. Read more

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