Savor a slow start to your day in your plush accommodations. Sit back and unwind on your private terrace with the feel of Southern sunshine. Reconnect with friends and family in your private lounge while our team indulges your every whim. With our private escape, it can be exclusively yours. Enjoy time together with loved ones in our exclusive Pavilion Club. Located on the second floor with easy access from the Grand Staircase, this secluded corner of our cosmopolitan resort features luxury rooms and suites surrounding your very own private garden space. The brick lined courtyard is framed by lush greenery and bubbling fountains while the Pavilion offers a spacious indoor and outdoor venue to gather throughout the day. Featuring all day food and beverage service including breakfast, afternoon tea, evening hors d’oeurves, dessert and cordials, this experience delivers the utmost in personalized indulgence and includes our private concierge and housekeeping services. Enhance your stay with a movie viewing, a wine or spirits tasting, or signature spa treatments. The private Pavilion Club Experience includes your choice of guest rooms or suites. These adjoining rooms are available in a variety of configurations, ensuring the utmost in comfort for you and yours. While staying with us, plan to sip on decadent cocktails while lounging poolside or take a gentle stroll through cobblestone streets that come alive with the history of Charleston’s past. This season, uncover the best of Charleston before returning to a warm welcome in the heart of the historic district.
A city of awe-inspiring beauty, Charleston has been named one of “America’s Most Romantic Cities” by Travel + Leisure and the “World’s Most Romantic Cities” by Food & Wine. Imagine saying I Do under a canopy of live oaks or in a centuries-old church. Whether you desire an intimate affair or a celebration for hundreds, Charleston is home to storied locations that are perfect for your special occasion. The Gadsden House Encompassing all of the charm of historic Charleston, say ‘I Do’ in the outdoor courtyard or intimate rooms of the Gadsden House. Built in the late 18th century, it’s one of the most grand historic homes in downtown. Merchants Hall Boasting spectacular views of the City Market, Merchant Hall celebrates its industrial past with wood columns and exposed brick. After years of thoughtful design and execution, this circa 1856 venue has been reimagined for luxurious weddings and events. Gibbes Museum of Art The beautiful Beaux-Arts building offers a unique setting for your big day. Rich in history and charm, exchange vows under the opulent glass dome or host your reception in the classical gardens. White Point Gardens Become Mr. and Mrs. under the grand oaks of White Point Gardens with views of the Cooper and Ashley Rivers. Moss laden trees and panoramic vistas of the Battery make this a favorite for intimate I Do’s. Then, retreat to Belmond Charleston Place for an intimate celebration at the award-winning Charleston Grill. Belmond Charleston Place From a grand ballroom reception to a micro-wedding for close family and friends, Belmond Charleston Place is the perfect destination for a wedding. Make an entrance on our Georgian open-arm staircase, or plan pre-wedding cocktails in one of our verdant courtyards. Intimate or extravagant, our grandiose venues offer ample space to celebrate your union. Alternatively, have our team arrange your big day at one of these exclusive Charleston locations.
While the start of the school year may look a little different than planned, there’s never been a better time to escape to charming Charleston for some educational fun. Whether your family is embracing distance learning or looking for a way to unwind together, Charleston is home to some of the nation’s most fascinating history and ecosystems. Day 1: Start the day with a delicious gourmet breakfast in The Palmetto Cafe before setting out on a historical adventure. Enjoy a boat ride to Fort Sumter – the famous Federal port in Charleston Harbor where the American Civil War began. In the afternoon, let us pack a perfect picnic lunch for you to take to Fort Moultrie, located on nearby Sullivans Island. Constructed of Palmetto logs, it dates back to 1776 and has seen action in numerous skirmishes. Afterward, enjoy your lunch on the beach of Sullivans Island. Day 2: Greet the day with the birds. The South Carolina Aquarium is home to a diverse population of Lowcountry wildlife, where you’ll learn about everything from bald eagles to octopus. The Aquarium is also home to one of the largest sea turtle rehabilitation hospitals in the country, offering a lesson in coastal conversation and development. Climb into an aircraft and admire incredible views of the Charleston Harbor from the deck of the USS Yorktown. Located at Patriots Point, its home to a submarine and the Medal of Honor Museum, too. Then, return to your home away from home at Belmond Charleston Place. Laze away the rest of the day by our rooftop pool, savor delicious cuisine at one of five on-site restaurants or simply unwind in your spacious accommodations. Located in the center of historic Charleston, there’s something for everyone.