Sea Island is an isolated resort island located in Glynn County just off the Atlantic coast of southern Georgia in the United States. Sea Island is part of the group of islands known as the Golden Isles of Georgia together with Jekyll Island, St. Simons Island, and Little St. Simons Island. In June 2004, it hosted a summit of the Group of Eight leaders.
Where to Stay
The Cloister ---newly renovated resort ---- has been committed to tennis since 1928. This Legendary elegance has defined The Cloister for more than 75 years. The Cloister returned renewed and more amazing with all the personal service, spectacular amenities, signature events and children's programs that have made it an icon and inspired generations to return again and again.
Diversions center around The Cloister's unique coastal setting and private access to five miles of beach. Guests are encouraged to do everything - or nothing at all. This beloved destination has been recognized as the "Number One Resort in the U.S." by Conde Nast Traveler readers.
The new main building of The Cloister extends the Old World tradition of Addison Mizner's original design. A completely preserved and reconstructed Spanish Lounge ties the structure back to its glorious past, while the finest modern accoutrements will ensure this as the country's premier resort for decades to come.
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Where to Eat
Health, fitness and well-being are critical components of the The Spa at Sea Island experience, making Wellness Chef Laurie Erickson's practical ways of bringing healthy cooking into the home a perfect addition to our program. From grocery shopping and label reading to planning and preparing nutritious, delicious meals, Chef Laurie can assist you with a basic program to take home with you. She describes Wellness Cuisine as “...a new kind of medicine with the goal of keeping people healthy and preventing illness. A balance of nutrients with a focus on quality and wholesome ingredients. Food that will nourish the body, mind and spirit.”
Extensive knowledge, a passion for health and wellness, an immense talent for culinary creativity explain Chef Laurie's great success in her 25 years of cooking professionally. Her recipes have appeared in Family Circle Magazine, The Boston Globe and Spa magazine. She has been featured on NBC's Today Show, PBS and The Travel Channel's Epicurious. Her gift for inspiring people to cook became apparent while teaching cooking classes to guests of Canyon Ranch. Chef Laurie's mission: help people find their way back into the kitchen, where true health begins.
Wellness Chef, Laurie Erickson. Encouraging and inspiring people to cook again with a focus on easy, quick, nutritious and satisfying meals, one dish at a time.
See Chef Laurie Erickson's recipes for:
Salmon with Mustard and Basil
Blueberry Power Smoothie