Oceanfront Meetings are a Smart Choice

The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort on St. Simons Island, Georgia, has been recognized with prestigious awards from a variety of meeting industry publications.  Guest and meeting planner reviews have earned the resort Trip Advisor’s Certificate of Excellence for nine consecutive years.  St. Simons Island has been praised as one of the best beach towns in the country, as by Conde Nast Traveler, Southern Living Magazine, USA Today and Travel + Leisure.

The oceanfront icon has a rich history, spanning 85 years.  It opened in 1935 as a private club, served as a Naval radar school during World War II, and has evolved through the decades into a meetings-minded destination.  From events for hundreds to retreats for a dozen, the resort’s conference services team plans and executes flawlessly. The property’s diverse ocean-side function spaces accommodate groups of up to 270 for a banquet, 300 people theatre style, and 220 in a classroom set. When business brings an appetite, the culinary team excels with innovative menus.

The Resort boasts an array of accommodations, with 78% offering views of the Atlantic Ocean.  Hotel rooms are king or double queen-bedded, and are located in the Main Historic Building, poolside Oceanfront Building, and the Oleander Building.  Our 47 two and three-bedroom villas include full kitchens and living/dining rooms.  Resort residences range from one to five bedrooms, and many have spacious indoor or outdoor entertaining spaces, making them ideal for hospitality suites.

ECHO, the resort’s restaurant and bar, offers innovative southern coastal cuisine, cocktails, craft brews, and an extensive wine list.  Guests enjoy all-day indoor/outdoor oceanfront seating, as well as weekend entertainment.  The ambiance is casual and friendly – perfect for gathering after a day of meetings.

The award-winning King and Prince Golf Course lies among stately live oaks and vast salt marshes on the north end of St Simons Island.  The course’s 4 signature holes are stunning islands within the marsh.  The exceptional Golf Course staff can assist with organizing tournaments for Resort groups.

Other Resort amenities include 5 oceanfront pools, massage therapies, tennis, a business center, and an exercise facility.

St. Simons Island offers many experiences, which attendees may enjoy on their own or as a group.  Team building activities include water sports, fishing and shrimping expeditions, beachfront yoga, and more.  Quaint, narrated trolley tours highlight St. Simons Island history and landmarks.  Visitors and locals alike enjoy searching the island’s many shops, for souvenirs, apparel, original artwork, and more.  Your conference services manager will help you construct an itinerary that pleases your attendees, and features the best of St. Simons Island.

St. Simons Island is accessible by car or air. Island exits from I-95 are just 15 minutes away. The Jacksonville International Airport and the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport are both approximately an hour away. Brunswick Golden Isles Airport is a quick 20-minute drive, with three incoming Delta Connection flights daily.

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