The Cloister at Sea IslandSea Island, Georgia
- + Winner of Forbes Five-Star Award for a record-setting eight consecutive years
- + Three award-winning golf courses, tennis and squash
- + Exclusive private-island resort founded in 1928
- + 65,000-square-foot destination spa and fitness center
In December 2016 Engage! will be hosted at The Cloister at Sea Island. Sea Island is a private-island resort set in Georgia’s Golden Isles, a collection of barrier islands located off the state’s southeastern coast. Poised midway between Savannah, Georgia and Jacksonville, Florida, the easily accessible location lures generations of families from across the country, drawn by the striking natural beauty and gracious Southern hospitality. Explore the island’s five miles of beaches, or visit neighboring St. Simons Island or Jekyll Island for historic island tours or sailing tours through the protected waters.
Our Host Resort
An exceptional destination appealing to those who appreciate gracious service and heartfelt hospitality, Sea Island is the home of two of the top 10 resorts in the Continental U.S., as recognized in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards three years in a row. With four Forbes Five-Star experiences — The Cloister at Sea Island, The Lodge at Sea Island Golf Club, The Spa at Sea Island, and the Georgian Room restaurant – and an extensive array of engaging nature adventures and recreational experiences, Sea Island entices families, outdoor and activity enthusiasts, and those simply wanting to refresh and recharge. It is the only resort in the world to have received four Forbes Five-Star awards for eight consecutive years.
Located on the southeastern coast of Georgia, Sea Island features five miles of private beach, a Beach Club, tennis and squash centers, Yacht Club, Shooting School, and Camp Cloister. Well known as a family resort, Sea Island is steeped in golf tradition and is home to three championship golf courses, including Seaside and Plantation, home of the PGA Tour’s RSM Classic, as well as the nation’s finest Golf Performance Center. Guests may also enjoy nearby Broadfield, a Sea Island Sporting Club and Lodge, offering a variety of seasonal hunting, fishing, sporting and organic culinary opportunities. Renowned for its hospitality, Sea Island has been creating life-long traditions for discerning travelers and offering real estate ownership opportunities since 1928. Experience Sea Island at www.seaisland.com.
The host resort for Engage!16 Sea Island is The Cloister. Special rates are offered for our attendees beginning from $295 per night plus taxes, depending on room or suite category. Limited pre and post nights are available at the special rate, and we do encourage you to book early.
We have partnered with Harlan and Kara of The Travel Siblings, who are happy to assist with all of Engage! attendee travel booking arrangements, including room, air and ground transportation, for a nominal fee. They are a wonderful resource to ensure a smooth travel experience to and from the event. Contact information will be shared upon receipt of registration.
Sea Island is located equally between Jacksonville and Savannah airports (approximately one hour by car). The closest airport to Sea Island is Brunswick, GA (approximately 20 minutes). Attendees are responsible for their transportation to and from Sea Island. The resort can coordinate all ground transportation for a fee, details will be shared upon booking.
For those wishing to spend a few extra days experiencing the magic of Sea Island and the surrounding Golden Isles — we encourage you to do so! The special room rates will be extended at The Cloister for a limited time.