Lilly Pulitzer Spring Catalog takes you to The Cloister on Sea Island
When my mailman delivered the Lilly Pulitzer Spring 2013 catalog
to my home last week, I not only started dreaming about owning the blue-striped Briella dress, but I also wanted to pack my bags and vacation at The Cloister in Sea Island, Georgia, which was the location of Lilly’s Spring Catalog shoot.
The Cloister on Sea Island, Ga
Steeped rich with Southern hospitality, tradition and charm, The Cloister opened its doors on Sea Island in 1928. Today, this five-star resort with world-class dining continues to host families for a vacation experience of a lifetime off of Georgia’s coastline. Generations of families come back year after year; you’ll find many guests dressed in their Lilly dress enjoying a nostalgic night of the famous Sea Island bingo.
Sea Island has the charm of yesteryear but the luxury of today’s world. In 2006, an extensive rebuild replaced the historic building with the new Cloister and introduced a new Cloister Beach Club, Forbes Five-Star Cloister Spa, Yacht Club and Tennis Center. This coastal Georgia resort is surrounded by five miles of private beach on the Atlantic Ocean to the east and separated from St. Simons Island by wide salt marshes to the west. Sea Island is located off the coast of Georgia between Savannah, Georgia, and Jacksonville, Florida, and is about an hour-and-a-half’s drive from each city.
Sea Island is home to seven restaurants, including Wonderland at the Sea Island Beach Club. The Wonderland sweet shop turns Sea Island into every kid’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, with 12 house-made ice creams to choose from and over 65 varieties of candy. Talk about paradise!!
Sea Island is a resort destination appealing to those who appreciate extraordinary service and gracious hospitality. The resort, a member of Preferred Hotels, is currently offering several packages including special 85th-anniversary rates. To learn more about this property and rates, visit http://www.seaisland.com/
Photo credit: Lilly Pulitzer and Sea Island/Nancy J.Friedman PR
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