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5 Reasons to Host Your Wedding at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort

5 Reasons to Host Your Wedding at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort

You have the engagement ring, and now you need the perfect venue to bring your dream wedding to life. Whether you’re a local resident or considering a destination wedding, Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort in Pawleys Island, South Carolina is the ideal setting for your upcoming nuptials. Read ahead to discover everything you need to know about planning your Lowcountry wedding.

1.) Location

Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort is situated perfectly along the South Carolina coast in tranquil Pawleys Island. With warm summers and mild winters, its location in the coastal Carolina Lowcountry allows for outdoor events all year long. Whether you’re planning a hot June wedding or a cool, Fall event, Pawleys Island is geographically ideal for your upcoming nuptials. Best of all, you’ll be close to the excitement of the Pawleys Island, Garden City, and Myrtle Beach areas.

2.) One- Stop Services

When you plan your wedding with Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort, we can handle a wide-range of services in one streamlined package. That means you won’t have to worry about organizing meetings, deliveries, and deadlines, and you can instead focus on the things that matter most on your wedding day- your celebration and loved ones! From a variety of catering options to audio visual rentals to facilities and attendant services, we have the venue, knowledge and experience needed to help you plan your dream wedding.

3.) Natural Surroundings

The Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort is located along the beautiful Atlantic Ocean coastline, giving your wedding a setting that exudes the beauty of nature. With plenty of Palmetto Trees and local plants and flowers, your destination wedding will have a naturally chic and romantic atmosphere.

4.) On- Site Accommodations

Another great perk of celebrating your wedding at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort is that you and your guests can reserve accommodations at our variety of stunning vacation rentals. From our cozy 1-bedroom suites at Bridgewater to sprawling 4-bedroom Charleston-style homes, we have the perfect accommodations for everyone in your group! Keep your friends and family together throughout your wedding events by reserving a group block of units with Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort.

5.) Resort Amenities

When you plan your wedding at Litchfield, you and your guests who stay on-site will have access to the fabulous amenities of the resort, which include indoor and outdoor pools, award-winning golf, Beachside Health & Fitness, and on-site dining establishments like Coastal Dish Lowcountry Dining and The Deck Tiki Bar.

Want More Information?

Determining the site of your wedding is one of the most important aspects of planning your big day, and at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort, we are committed to providing the care and expertise you expect to give you the wedding celebration that you have always wanted.

For more information and specific options for weddings at Litchfield, visit our website or contact our catering office directly at 843-235-5591, toll-free at 800-845-1897 ext. 5591, or email [email protected]

The Most Romantic Valentine Dining Spots in Pawleys Island

Couple holding hands having a romantic dinner date.

The Most Romantic Valentine Dining Spots in Pawleys Island

Home to some of the finest beaches along the east coast, charming shopping venues and great location just a short drive from all the excitement of Myrtle Beach, Pawleys Island is always a perfect choice for a weekend vacation. Fortunately, Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday this year, so why not plan on surprising that special someone in your life with a romantic weekend vacation to the Litchfield area? Here are some of the finest dining spots to spoil your sweetheart during your Valentine’s Day getaway to Pawleys Island.

The Chive Blossom

The Chive Blossom is consistently one of the highest-rated restaurants in Pawleys Island, blending French, Mediterranean, Asian and Southern cuisines into truly special dishes that are some of the finest you can enjoy along the entire Grand Strand. The restaurant itself is a delightful space that features an inviting indoor dining space and a beautiful outdoor courtyard wrapped in lush Lowcountry flora. Co-owners and co-chefs Trina and P.K. Renault have cultivated an eclectic menu that is inspired by the couple’s extensive experience in some of the finest restaurants along the coast and around the country. Start things off with unique appetizers like shrimp-stuffed Medjool dates, pan-seared duck breast or Trina’s famous she-crab soup. Signature entrees include blackened pork porterhouse with black-eyed peas and collard greens and jumbo lump crab cakes with smashed Yukon potatoes and grilled asparagus. The Chive Blossom also offers a lengthy wine list and fantastic seasonal cocktails that are sure to put a bow on a perfect evening. 

Fried Seafood

Gio’s Italian Kitchen

After immigrating to the US from Albania in 2003, brothers Klodjan and Renato Hoxha and sister Eri Hoxha set upon a culinary journey that culminated in the opening of Gio’s Italian Kitchen in 2017. Since then, the restaurant has delighted diners with spectacular Italian cuisine that is sure to be some of the finest and freshest you will have ever enjoyed. The decor of Gio’s Italian Kitchen features exposed brick and rustic wood walls that exude a classic ambience and set the tone for a cozy dinner date. As you peruse their menu, you can begin your meal with enticing starters like prosciutto and melon, cozze posillipo (PEI mussels served in spicy tomato sauce) and calamari served with spicy tomato aioli and red pepper and olive tapenade. All your traditional Italian favorites like chicken or veal parmigiana, spaghetti Bolognese and fettuccine alfredo are offered, as well as signature dishes like spaghetti de tornola (shrimp, scallops and lobster claw meat served over spaghetti with lightly spicy marinara) and paglia el fieno (scallopini chicken and prosciutto served over linguine with cream sauce). 

Fried Calamari

Frank’s Outback

Frank’s Restaurant has been a favorite of Pawleys Island locals and visitors alike, and their sequel, Frank’s Outback has an interesting story. Situated in what was formerly the owner’s mother’s house, Frank’s Outback opened in 1992 as a small, cozy lunch spot, but after much demand from guests began to offer dinner as well. With seating for 45 guests inside and up to 100 on their beautiful (and heated) outdoor area, Frank’s offers an intimate atmosphere for a romantic dinner date. Guests actually walk through the open kitchen area on their way to the dining area! Some of their trademark appetizers include fried okra with red pepper dipping sauce, pepper seared tuna nachos with crispy wontons, avocado and cream cheese, sauteed Caribbean conch and flash fried goat cheese fritters. After that, a wide variety of tantalizing entrees are sure to satisfy, with options including soy and sweet chili marinated salmon and oven roasted rack of New Zealand lamb. Frank’s Outback also offers amazing wood-fired pizzas, ranging from classics like margherita to more exotic options like a Mediterranean lamb pizza with arugula, parmesan, and goat cheese. An extensive wine list with well over 100 varieties from all over the world and a full-service bar ensure that you’ll have the perfect drink to pair with your meal. 

Penne Pasta with Sauce

These are only a few of numerous great dining spots for your Valentine’s dinner in Pawleys Island, so be sure to make plans today for a romantic weekend vacation today! The Litchfield Company offers fantastic accommodations at some of the most popular Pawleys Island resorts, including Litchfield Beach and Golf Resort, True Blue Resort and Pawleys Plantation. Visit our specials page today and plan your Valentine’s Day vacation to Pawleys Island in just a few minutes!

6 Themed Dinner Buffets Your Guests Will Love at Your Litchfield Beach Wedding

Wedding Ceremony in Courtyard

6 Themed Dinner Buffets Your Guests Will Love at Your Litchfield Beach Wedding

You have the wedding gown, you have your guest list, and you have your fabulous wedding venue in Pawleys Island. Now it’s time to determine the menu for your special day at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort. While our catering team takes pride in being able to create the customizable menu that you prefer, here, we’ll be focusing on our special themed buffets that you can choose from to make your wedding day complete. Read ahead to discover our six deliciously-themed buffets and find out how you can get started planning your dream wedding at Litchfield.

All dinner buffets include rolls with butter, water, coffee, and iced tea. Dinner buffets require a minimum of 30 guests and can be held for a maximum of 90 minutes to ensure property food quality.

Wedding Ceremony Set-Up in Courtyard

South Carolina Barbeque

Whether you’re from South Carolina or just a fan of the way we do the ‘Cue, your wedding guests will enjoy our timeless South Carolina Barbecue Buffet. Guests will love offerings including BBQ favorites like creamy potato salad, refreshing cole slaw, BBQ Chicken and shredded Pork BBQ with sauce and buns, as well as indulgent macaroni & cheese, sweet buttered corn, and molasses baked beans. This dinner buffet is the perfect choice for barbecue lovers!

Lowcountry Boil

If you’re a fan of Southern food, opt for the Lowcountry Boil Dinner Buffet. Enjoy standby favorites like cole slaw and pasta salad, southern style green beans, and hushpuppies. The main two entrees consist of Frogmore Stew, a Lowcountry delicacy that features shrimp, corn, sausage, and potatoes, and Chicken Bog, a rice dish that includes smoked sausage and chicken. Share a true Carolina feast with your guests when you select the Lowcountry Boil Buffet.

Inlet Seafood Buffet

If your Litchfield wedding is taking place in the colder months of the year, a particularly delicious and comforting buffet option is our Inlet Seafood Buffet. The Pawleys Island and Murrells Inlet areas are known to have some of the absolute best seafood in South Carolina, so you’ll be in for a treat when you reserve this menu for you wedding. Guests can enjoy fresh garden salad, cole slaw, and shrimp cocktail to start, and then they can warm up with steamed oysters, broiled fresh fish, and crab cakes. Side items include seasoned rice, petite green beans, and hushpuppies. Consider this buffet option for your Pawleys Island wedding if you and your guests are looking to sample some of the best seafood in the state.

Prime Rib Buffet

Take the level of propriety up a notch when you opt for our Prime Rib Buffet option at your wedding in Litchfield. Guests will enjoy a multi-course meal that includes Caesar salad and She-Crab soup, slow-roasted Prime Rib of Beef with Au Jus, herbed chicken breast, roasted red potatoes, and delicious sauteed fresh vegetables. With top quality ingredients and food options like these, your Litchfield wedding guests will leave your event fully satisfied.

A Taste of Italy

Even if your wedding destination does not include a ceremony in Tuscany, Rome, or Venice, we can bring the culinary vibes of Italy to your guests with our Taste of Italy Dinner Buffet. Guests can start the meal off with a delicious Italian house salad, followed by Tomato Basil Bisque soup, and cold marinated vegetables. Main dinner entrees include Sausage with Peppers & Onions, Chicken Alfredo, and Lasagna, with vegetarian option available. Get the best of both worlds when you bring a Taste of Italy to your Lowcountry wedding in Pawleys Island.

Asian Fusion

The Far East meets the Southeast when you give your Litchfield Beach wedding a unique spin by incorporating our Asian Fusion Dinner Buffet into your event. The multi-course meal gets started with fresh garden salad, delicious fruit salad, tropical pineapple cole slaw, and vegetable spring rolls. Continue the dining experience with scrumptious Korean BBQ and Teriyaki Chicken. Accompanying side items include citrus rice, and sauteed fresh vegetables. Give your guests a glimpse into the world of Asian Fusion when you opt for this dinner buffet.

No matter which route you take when it comes to your wedding menu, the catering services at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort are standing by to make your event as unique, charming, and unforgettable as possible! Contact our event manager today to begin planning your wedding in Litchfield!