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Sunset Cove at Lanier Islands

Opening late March 2015

Sunset Cove at Lanier Islands is the hottest lakeside spot for day play and nightlife in Georgia! With its own stage for live entertainment, delicious beachfront dining options, an expansive powder white beach, regulation and recreation beach volleyball courts, and two fire pits with Adirondack chairs, you’ll never want to leave Sunset Cove! If you’re in need of beach essentials or clever keepsakes from your adventure, head over to Breezy’s Beach Shop.

Sunset Cove has quickly become a hot location on Lake Lanier!

Come by boat and dock right at Sunset Cove or down the beach at Big Beach or just drive in for a perfect lakeside experience! Opened in 2010, Sunset Cove offers the best beachside experience for over 200 miles around.

Live Music & Entertainment

There’s always something going on at Sunset Cove! Whether it’s live performances from your local favorites or one of our weekly events like pickup volleyball tournaments, trivia night or ladies night — there’s never a dull moment.

Weekly Events at Sunset Cove

Masterpiece Mondays

Come create your own masterpiece. We’ll supply the canvas, the paint and the brushes. Led by local artists, this activity offers step-by-step painting instruction for those of all art levels. Take your painting home and show it off at the end of the event!

Volleyball Tuesdays

Come test your skill every Tuesday with pick-up games of Volleyball at Sunset Cove! Recreational, intermediate, and advanced level volleyball players are welcome. Come as an individual or as a group.

Trivia Wednesdays

Gather your friends and family and head to Sunset Cove for our Trivia Night on Thursdays! Whether you are a trivia veteran or have never played before, trivia nights are great for everyone. We're awarding a $10 gift certificate to each round winner.

Open Mic Thursdays

It’s never dull when audience members are invited to sing or perform at the microphone! So calling all young (or any age) hopefuls to come share your talents. Additionally, each Thursday we will be hosting alternating wine and craft beer tastings. 

Low Country Boil Fridays

Come and enjoy this Southern favorite every Friday night at Sunset Cove: a steaming pot of shrimp, corn on the cob, potatoes, and smoked sausage. Indulge in this true Southern staple while relaxing lakeside.


Delicious Dining Options

Check out our new menu selections, like Sunset Cove Lakeside Tacos, fresh fish daily, juicy burgers and tons of new appetizers. You asked and we listened: we've brought back your favorites, but cranked up the menu with great new appetizers, burgers, fresh fish, sandwiches, drinks & more!


Great Nightlife

Sunset Cove serves as a day play venue for thousands, but we’re amping up the nights this season with added entertainment & even bigger Full Moon Parties. With overnight accommodations right on the island, it’s the perfect spot to spend your days & nights!


Fun in the Sun

Bring your friends, dock your boat, and grab a seat in the sand; we’ve got the rest covered! Whether your lounging on the white sandy beach, enjoying the cool waters of the lake, relaxing at the bar or enjoying the music, there’s always something going on!


LanierWorld Boating

Sunset Cove offers hundreds of dock slips across the 2 sets of docks along the shores of LanierWorld, Lake Lanier’s very own Lakeside Entertainment District! You can dock at Sunset Cove and be right at the hub of the party and entertainment, or just a short way down the beach, you can dock at Big Beach on our newest docks. At Big Beach, you’re only a short walk from Sunset Cove, but you are still close to the entertainment and dining options on Boardwalk. Enjoy Gianni’s Italian Bistro or the new Sunset Cantina and get a refreshing drink from Dockside Bar.