Wedding ceremony overlooking the river and mountains at Brown Mountain Beach Resort

The Ultimate Brown Mountain Beach Resort Wedding Guide

If you are on the hunt for a dreamy, secluded, romantic North Carolina mountain wedding venue, then we have quite the treat for you! The stunning Brown Mountain Beach Resort wedding venue has everything you could dream of with all-inclusive, weekend wedding packages! Brown Mountain Beach Resort is full of natural beauty and it’s honestly hard to describe just how stunning it is! Thankfully, as wedding photographers and videographers, we have captured quite a few weddings here and have tons of photos to show you! In this ultimate guide, we’ll dive into the heart of why this venue steals the show for romantic, secluded, and down-to-earth celebrations. Ready to dive in!?

About Brown Mountain Beach Resort, NC

Brown Mountain Beach Resort is your ticket to a dreamy, all-inclusive weekend wedding package. Nestled in the North Carolina mountains, this venue boasts natural beauty that’s hard to put into words. As wedding photographers, we’ve captured the stunning essence of this venue, and we’re thrilled to share our insights with you! If you love our work, we would be honored to photograph and film your big day! We offer an exclusive package for Brown Mountain Beach Resort couples, reach out here and let’s get to know each other!

Location and Accessibility

Where is Brown Mountain Beach Resort – A Wedding Venue in Western NC

Tucked away in the mountains in Lenior, NC, next to Pisgah National Forest this offers a retreat from the ordinary. This venue offers a serene and secluded atmosphere that’s perfect for weddings and special events. With over 23 acres on a mile stretch of Wilson Creek, Brown Mountain Beach Resort offers is a rare find!

The Closet Airports to Brown Mountain Beach Resort

Here’s a quick guide showing major airports in relation to Brown Mountain Beach Resort:

Starting PointEstimated Travel Time
Tri-Cities Airport (TRI)Approximately 1.75 hours
Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)Approximately 1.5 hours
Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU)Approximately 3 hours

Best Spots for Your Brown Mountain Beach Resort Photos

Let’s talk photos! We’re spilling the beans on the most picture-perfect locations. From riverside serenity to beach bliss, each spot tells a unique story of love against the backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Something really fun the venue offers is a picnic basket full of goodies and special drinks for the couple to enjoy a private moment with before the reception. They really do think of every thoughtful little detail!

River Photos


Beach Area

Huge Rock Formation

Stone Ruins

Why Choose Brown Mountain Beach Resort for Your Special Event

Choosing a wedding venue is no small task! Especially when there are so many beautiful wedding venues in North Carolina. Brown Mountain Beach Resort stands out as a favorite for several compelling reasons, let’s take a closer look!

Secluded and Peaceful

Disconnect to connect. Imagine a wedding venue where serenity and seclusion embrace you. This resort offers more than just a setting; it’s a tranquil retreat away from the daily hustle and bustle. Nestled in the mountains, this venue invites you to disconnect from the noise and reconnect with what truly matters – your love story. The absence of WiFi encourages genuine connections, making your celebration an intimate and intentional experience.

Riverside in the Mountains

Can you imagine exchanging vows with the gentle soundtrack of a flowing river!? The riverside setting AND the backdrop of mountains adds a dreamy romance that’s both magical and authentic. It’s seriously such a breathtaking location!

Vendor Team and Family Atmosphere

Something else that makes this venue truly special is the creation of a unique family atmosphere. The vendor team at Brown Mountain Beach Resort becomes more than just service providers; they become an integral part of your wedding experience. Collaborating with a shared purpose – to bring your dreams to life – fosters a sense of fellowship that extends to everyone involved. The result is a celebration where the vendor team feels like your extended wedding family.

Weekend Getaway Experience

Brown Mountain Beach Resort goes beyond a one-day celebration; it offers a complete weekend getaway experience. Imagine tubing down the river, kayaking, off-roading, hiking, and exploring waterfalls with your closest friends. The venue caters to all your adventure-loving dreams, allowing you to plan a weekend filled with adventure and relaxation. From homemade pizza nights over a wood fire on Fridays to beachside rehearsal dinners, every moment is crafted to make your wedding weekend unforgettable. The combination of river and beach elements provides the best of both worlds, creating an ideal backdrop for a long weekend vibe wedding.

Wedding Yurts, Cottages and Hot Tubs

Did someone say they wanted a yurt for their wedding?! Accommodations here are a blend of rustic charm and modern comfort. Cottages and yurts, each equipped with their own hot tub, offer a cozy retreat for you and your guests. The venue even provides a honeymoon suite where you can leave a lasting mark – literally, by writing your names on the wall in the kitchen, commemorating the beginning of your marital journey. Check out video tours of theirs cottages and yurts.

Exclusive Venue Rental

At Brown Mountain Beach Resort, you gain exclusive use of the resort grounds for your three day stay. Your wedding package will also include a three-night stay in the cottage or yurt of your choice!

Frequently Asked Questions About Weddings at Brown Mountain Beach Resort

In case you still have questions about getting married at Brown Mountain Beach Resort, here are answers to frequently asked questions to help you navigate the process:

  1. Duration of Venue Rental: Brown Mountain Beach Resort offers exclusive use of the grounds from Thursday at 3:00 pm- Sunday at 11:00 am. They also offer a more budget-friendly option from Monday at 3:00 pm- Wednesday at 11:00 am.
  2. Guest Capacity at Brown Mountain Beach Resort: The venue can accommodate weddings of various sizes, from intimate gatherings to larger celebrations. The maximum capacity for the Historic Rock Pavilion is 190 guests.
  3. Scheduling a Tour of Brown Mountain Beach Resort: To experience the magic in person, schedule a tour with the venue’s team – you can contact them here! Or check out our wedding films below to see more of the space!

North Carolina Wedding Videography

Check out a few of our wedding films at Brown Mountain Beach Resort:

Brown Mountain Beach Resort Wedding Reception Inspiration

Brown Mountain Beach Resort Wedding Cost

Here’s a quick guide showing the costs of a wedding at Brown Mountain Beach Resort along with everything included:

Weekend Wedding (Thursday 3PM-Sunday 11AM)Weekday Wedding (Monday 3PM-Wednesday 11AM)
April, November-December$15,900$13,900

Detailed List of Weekend Wedding Packages

Each package also includes:

  • Exclusive use of the grounds from Thursday at 3:00pm -Sunday 11:00am or Monday at 3:00pm- Wednesday at 11:00am
  • Historic Rock Pavilion/Event Hall from 1904 with seating for up to 120 guests
  • Exclusive use of the original Speakeasy, ideal for a Rehearsal dinner or cocktail hour
  • Farm Tables and chairs provided for 120 guests
  • Antique church pews available for the ceremony
  • Wedding Party Dressing Suites for preparation and getting ready
  • Grill area with large grills and seating for up to 60 guests
  • Picturesque Beach, gardens, and decks for scenic views and photo opportunities
  • PA system for clear and amplified audio during the event
  • Sweetheart table featuring a rhododendron bench for the couple
  • Rhododendron arch or Hexagon wooden arch for a charming ceremony backdrop
  • One Bartender and/or drink attendant for the Welcome dinner and reception (Additional bartenders at $25 per hour)
  • Beach bonfire after rehearsal and reception with chairs, a self-serve table for alcohol, and late-night snacks
  • Unlimited s’mores for a delightful bonfire experience after the reception
  • Late-night popcorn station with various seasonings for post-reception dinner snacks
  • Torches for ambient lighting to enhance the atmosphere around the property
  • Access to the property for ceremony rehearsal and bridal portraiture
  • Access to the inventory room filled with a variety of wedding decor
  • Complimentary choice of a cottage or yurt from Thursday to Sunday
  • Complimentary farewell breakfast provided for up to 50 guests

North Carolina Elopement Packages

If you have fallen in love with Brown Mountain Beach Resort like we have and now you’re on the hunt for the perfect photographer to capture your beautiful wedding, then we would love to chat! We have photographed so many gorgeous moments at this venue and would be so dang excited to capture your wedding day too! You can check out our website here to see what it looks like to work with us, check out Brown Mountain Beach wedding packages (we have special packages exclusive to this venue!), and say hey to us here when you are ready to get in touch!

More of the Best Mountain Wedding Venues in North Carolina

If you’re still exploring mountain wedding venues in North Carolina, we have some other beautiful locations for you to check out! Take a look at these for some of the best places to get married in North Carolina.

Ultimate North Carolina Elopement Guide and Locations

Twickenham House Wedding Guide

Intimate Elopement at Grandfather Mountain, NC

Blue Ridge Parkway Elopement | Asheville, NC

North Carolina Engagement Photos and Locations

We’ve got you covered for engagement photos in North Carolina too!

Beacon Heights Overlook Trail

Freedom Park Engagement Session