Swaying palmetto trees, picturesque coastal views, and rocking chairs on big front porches are quintessential South Carolina’s lowcountry. This unique part of America stretches along the coastline of South Caroline where a unique culture, distinctive architecture, and delicious cuisine are uniquely its own. For your dream lowcountry wedding, look no further than Hotel Indigo and The Cottages on Charleston Harbor.
Just a bridge away from Charleston’s historic downtown, Hotel Indigo opened its doors in June 2018 bringing a beautiful wedding venue into the lovely town of Mount Pleasant. When you book a wedding at this boutique hotel, their event coordinator will guide you through the entire process and assist you in planning the day you’ve always dreamed of. Hotel Indigo doesn’t offer wedding packages because they customize each event based on your unique vision for your perfect wedding day.
Start your wedding weekend off with a welcome reception at Eliza’s Bar & Kitchen or on the lively Oasis Sun Deck. The semi-private lawn by their pool is the perfect spot to host your rehearsal dinner for up to 60 guests. Book the Palmetto Ballroom for the big event where 120-seated guests along with a dance floor can fit comfortably in this 3,000 square feet space.
Their chef has a put together an excellent banquet menu, but rarely uses it for such a special day, preferring to tailor menus to bride and groom’s tastes. Often encouraging the couple to keep it local, so everyone can truly appreciate the unique flavors of the Lowcountry.
About Hotel Indigo
There are 158 guest rooms and 6 suites, designed in a contemporary style with nautical touches as a nod to the beautiful coastal surroundings. Book the Presidential Suite with a parlor to have spacious accommodations for your wedding weekend.
You and your guests will enjoy the spectacular pool area lined by rows of palmetto trees and lounge chairs. Your wedding guests can get in a party mood with live music on Fridays and Saturdays by the pool.
It’s a dog-friendly hotel, so if you have a furry loved one that needs to be a part of your wedding, no problem!
The Cottages on Charleston Harbor
Just across the Cooper River from historic downtown, The Cottages on Charleston Harbor provide a breathtaking setting for an unforgettable wedding ceremony. From their opening day, this wedding venue has become the epicenter of elevated experiences.
When holding your wedding at The Clubhouse, you will have use of the Cypress Room along with the pool deck for up to 99 guests. Ceremonies can be held on the lawn or on the beach. You will be required to reserve all 10 cottages to hold an event in The Clubhouse, giving you complete privacy for your wedding guests throughout the entire resort.
Another venue option is The Grand Lawn where breathtaking views of the waterfront will serve as a stunning backdrop. This venue can hold up to 125 seated guests. You will be required to reserve a minimum of 3 cottages to have exclusive access to this wedding venue.
For a more intimate affair, Harborside Lawn is a beautiful location for an outdoor union at the water’s edge. For a ceremony or reception, 60 seated guests fit comfortably in this outdoor haven. You will be required to reserve a minimum of 3 cottages to have exclusive access to this wedding venue.
About The Cottages on Charleston Harbor
Tucked away on the bustling shores of Mount Pleasant, The Cottages on Charleston Harbor is an intimate resort on a premier oceanfront setting. The commanding harbor views and the beautifully designed cottages make this fabulous resort a top-notch wedding venue.
All of their 10 luxurious cottages are the same size and floor plan, but offer either a harbor or marsh view. Each cottage has two spacious bedrooms and three full bathrooms where nice touches abound – binoculars on the mantel, two umbrellas by the front door, and thick terry cloth robes hang in the closets. The well-equipped kitchen is perfect to whip up a meal or two. The Cottages give you the feel of your favorite beach house, but with the amenities and services of a luxury hotel.
In earshot of the lapping waves, a screened-in porch with rocking chairs plus a hammock provide the perfect place to enjoy the gorgeous, unobstructed, east-facing harbor views. Your wedding guests can likely see billowing sailboats and gorgeous sunrises.
Exotic cultures, beautiful oceans, and urban places gets Sara Kendall racing to the airport. Sara is just as passionate about photography as she is for traveling, so you will find her writing is paired with her beautifully captured images. Her work has appeared in numerous magazines, newspapers, and online publications including her long-standing run as a contributing travel writer for The Charlotte Observer.