Your Wedding!

At Shell Island Resort, we have the perfect location, the best facilities and the most experienced team around to help make your wedding day the most rememberable day of your life. If you've always dreamed of saying you're I do's right on the beach, this is The Place for all of your wedding and reception needs. Read more about our facilities below to get an idea of what we have to offer for beginning your new life together in a setting that you nor any of your guests will ever forget!

Beachfront Ceremony Oceanview Ballroom Soundview Ballroom On-Site Catering Other Services Accommodations


Beachfront Cerermony

With our remote location at the secluded northern end of Wrightsville Beach and sprawling expanse of beautiful white sand, dunes and unparalleled views of the Atlantic Ocean, we are able to provide one of the most beautiful settings for your ceremony right on the beach.

Ballroom Spaces for Any Event!

With our unique Oceanview Ballroom that you will not find anywhere else in the Wilmington area, and the flexbibility of our Soundview Ballroom, we have the options to host your reception or event and cater directly to your needs!

Oceanview Ballroom

Walk right inside from your beachfront ceremony to your reception without losing the spectacular oceanfront views!

The Oceanview Ballroom is our 3000 square foot ballroom that has floor to ceiling windows that overlook the ocean. This ballroom space also includes a 1000 square foot outdoor Oceanview Porch, which is private for all events that take place in this particular ballroom. For all events, the room rental price includes up to 4 hours of event time (does not include set up and break down of the event). This ballroom is most commonly used for any social event.



Oceanview Ballroom Capacities

  • Buffet Style Reception

    o Seats up to 120 guests (with dancefloor, buffet and bar in Oceanview Ballroom)
    o Seats up to 140 guests (with no dancefloor, but with buffet and bar in Oceanview Ballroom)
    o Seats up to 160 guests (with buffet and bar in Soundview Ballroom, if available, but with dancefloor in Oceanview Ballroom)
    o Seats up to 200 guests (with only tables and chairs in the Oceanview Ballroom. Buffet, Bar and Dancefloor would have to be in Soundview Ballroom)

  • Plated Style Reception

    o Seats up to 140 guests (with dancefloor and bar in Oceanview Ballroom)
    o Seats up to 160 guests (with dancefloor in Oceanview Ballroom, bar in hallway or across the hall in Soundview Ballroom)
    o Seats up to 200 guests (with only tables and chairs in the Oceanview Ballroom. Dancefloor and bar would have to be in Soundview Ballroom)

  • Cocktail Style Reception

    o Up to 200 guests (with dancefloor and limited seating utilizing majority cocktail tables around the room). If seats wanted for everyone, this number capacity would change.



Soundview Ballroom

Beautiful sunset views with the flexibility to transform this space to fit your headcount perfectly

The Soundview Ballroom is our 3000 square foot ballroom, that is made up of three 1000 square foot ballroom spaces (Palm View Ballroom, Sunset Ballroom and Waterway Ballroom). With the air walls contained in this ballroom, we can transform this space to fit your headcount perfectly. This ballroom is perfect for corporate events (big or small) due to the flexibility the room has for different types of room set ups it can fit. This ballroom has three pocket windows that face our picturesque marsh and Intercostal Waterway. If you are needing the space to be darkened due to Audio Visual presentation? This ballroom is equipped with black out windows as well just in case that is a feature your group needs. Shell Island Resort has not only hosted corporate events in this ballroom, but also weddings, rehearsal dinners, baby showers, and more!



Soundview Ballroom Capacities

  • Full Soundview Ballroom (3000 square feet)

    o Classroom Style: 120 people (with Audio Visual)
    o Round Tables (8-10 chairs): 210 people - This is max capacity with only tables and chairs in the room

  • Two-Thirds of Soundview Ballroom (2000 square feet)

    o Classroom Style: 90 people (with Audio Visual)
    o Round Tables (8-10 chairs): 120 people - This is max capacity with only tables and chairs in the room

  • One-Third of Soundview Ballroom (1000 square feet)

    o Classroom Style: 40 people (with Audio Visual)
    o Round Tables (8-10 chairs): 60 people - This is max capacity with only tables and chairs in the room

On-Site Catering

  • Contact our sales team for the Wedding Packages and Menus we offer to make your special day stress free!

Other Services

At Shell Island we can help coordinate a full selection of services for your special day. Acting as your complete wedding coordinator, our team can offer an extensive vendor list full of bakers, officiants, photographers, etc. to make your wedding day complete with a full menu of options for you to select from. Just a few of these additional services include.....

  • Toasting Ceremony

  • Wedding Cake

  • Other Bakery Services

  • Photography Package

  • Video Package

  • Much More.....

Ready To Get Started?

We are available and ready to help!

Click below to Get Started by contacting our wedding planning team or fill out the Request For Proposal form and send it to us with your contact information including the details and date for your wedding.

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