The Sandy Creek Barn at the Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee

The Sandy Creek Barn at the Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee

5 Dreamy Wedding Destinations at Lake Oconee

Planning a wedding in Georgia, or envisioning your perfect wedding day? Check out these romantic options loaded with Southern beauty and charm on the shores of Lake Oconee.

Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee
Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee

The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee

If you would love a destination wedding but worry about the travel for guests, the Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee is the perfect compromise. Your guests will swoon over this luxurious resort, complete with onsite spa, golf, tennis, boating and more. This venue has several settings for ceremonies and receptions, including a barn, lakeside lawn and ballroom.

 

The carriage at the entrance to the Carriage House at Harbor Club adds charm to the beautiful venue.
The carriage at the entrance to the Carriage House at Harbor Club adds charm to the beautiful venue.

Harbor Club, The Carriage House

With a rustic and romantic flare, the Carriage House is the perfect location for an outdoor ceremony. Add a tent to maximize space and offer a little safety net in case of rain. The renovated horse stables provide covered seating or a nice space for cocktail hour. No need for a photo booth, because your guests will want to take photos near the beautiful carriage located at the venue’s entrance!

 

Beautiful wedding ceremony sites abound on the Corry House
Beautiful wedding ceremony sites abound on the Corry House

The Corry House

With six ceremony site options at the Corry House, you are bound to find a spot that suits your “I Do’s.” The famous house sits on 500 acres and can sleep 20, which is popular for many wedding parties. The air-conditioned barn is often used for receptions and can hold up to 200 guests for the perfect shabby chic wedding.

 

Wedding parties love the opportunity to stay at the Goodwin Manor B&B.
Wedding parties love the opportunity to stay at the Goodwin Manor B&B.

Goodwin Manor

The Goodwin Manor Bed and Breakfast is the perfect place for a Southern wedding! It can hold up to 300 guests, but is also a great option for a small, intimate ceremony. Many brides use the house, which sleeps up to 12 and is furnished with beautiful antiques, for family and the wedding party. It has three popular ceremony options — one indoor and two outdoor — and space for a reception tent.

 

Throw a perfectly romantic party for your wedding at the Washington Grass Inn.
Throw a perfectly romantic party for your wedding at the Washington Grass Inn.

 

The Washington Grass Inn

he Washington Grass Inn bed and breakfast will make all your whimsical wedding dreams come true! Hold your ceremony in the Circle of Trees for a romantic forest setting, and then throw the perfect party in the Cottonboll room that seats up to 225 guests. One of the most popular aspects of this venue are the bathrooms! Your guests will be thrilled to find the most adorably rustic bathrooms located just a few feet from the reception area. The parking onsite is particularly impressive, too.

Visit visitlakeoconee.com for more details on Lake Oconee wedding venues and places to stay for your out-of-town guests.

Published: January 2019