Thank Your Favorite Teacher With A Free Winter Weekend On Tybee Island

Thank your favorite Teacher with a Free Winter Weekend on Tybee Island, Georgia!

Mermaid Cottages loves Educators and we’d like to help you thank your favorite teacher with a four day/three night winter weekend on Tybee Island at one of our cozy cottages. What a great holiday present for you to give without it costing you not a dime!

Here’s all you need to do:

  • Write a letter explaining who your favorite teacher is and why they deserve a Teacher’s Winter Weekend on Tybee Island.
  • Please include your contact information and the name and contact information of your teacher so we can contact them if they win!
  • Letters must be received by January 3rd, 2018 and the weekend getaway may be reserved between January 5th and March 1st, 2018.
  • The Mermaid Cottage awarded will be two bedrooms and will sleep up to four people.
  • Email your scanned letters to Diane@mermaidcottages.com or mail them to Mermaid Cottages, P.O. Box 2677, Tybee Island, GA 31328.
  • Please email any questions to diane@mermaidcottages.com, as well.

Toss those apples and thank your favorite Teacher with a free Winter Weekend on Tybee Island!  It’s a Georgia Peach of an idea that’ll move you all the way up to the head of the class!

 

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Six Signs Tybee Island Is The Best Place To Visit In November

six signs tybee island is the best place to visit in november

Here are six signs Tybee Island is the best place to visit in November.  Fall brings cooler temperatures, fewer crowds, less traffic and just the right rhythm to our little hamlet by the sea.  It’s the perfect time to enjoy girls getaways, sistercations, lots of family fun, couples retreats, babymoons, mancations and even private solace for solo travelers.  Everyone can enjoy our cottage charm and coastal calm.  … read more

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Mermaid Cottages and the Samburu Are Saving the Elephants

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mermaids Make A Difference From The Seas To The Wilds Of Samburu!

Join Mermaid Cottages and the Samburu Warriors to Save the Elephants

From now through November 15, 2017, donate $25 or more and you’ll be entered into a Grand Prize drawing:

*A three night stay in a two bedroom Mermaid Cottage between November 27, 2017 and March 1, 2018 (except Christmas, New Year’s weeks).

*Also includes an excursion to Little Tybee for six people aboard Sundial Charters.
And, a sunset wine and cheese party on Dog Paddle Dock at Mermaid World, Tybee Island, GA!.

*For every $25 you donate via the link for our Mermaid Cottages team (https://www.crowdrise.com/MermaidCottageslovesElephants/fundraiser/dianekaufman1) we’ll enter your name in the Grand Prize drawing. That means if you donate $25 four separate times, your name will be entered four times.

Please help us save the elephants!

Head Mermaid Diane will be walking a 10k fundraiser in NYC in November. The Mermaids would love for anyone who would like to come walk (or run) and join our team! Its Voluntourism at its best! (https://www.active.com/new-york-ny/running/distance-running-races/the-saving-the-elephants-run-walk-20170

 

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Behind A Tybee Island Picket Fence

Behind a Tybee Island picket fence you’ll always find a happy little cottage by the sea.  This one in particular is no exception.  It’s Key Lime Parrot circa 1936.  This little color box is so bright and cheerful, you’ll know you’re in for a grand, Tybee Island getaway.  You already know how cute and adorable Mermaid Cottages are and the details in this cottage deserve a closer look.

behind a tybee island picket fencePull up to this Tybee Island picket fence and your excitement will start to build even before you get your car in park.  The key lime green exterior lets you know it’s Tybee Time and you’ve got to be smiling as you enter…. read more

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Mermaid Cottages On A Whim

Come visit Mermaid Cottages on a whim!  Last minute getaways are always welcome around here.  So much so, we even have a cottage named for it.  On A Whim!

mermaid cottages on a whim

Yes, we’ve added even more cottage charm and coastal calm with the addition of this historic cottage. It’s located on Meddin Lane near the Tybee Lighthouse. It’s a truly historic Tybee cottage and a real step back in time!… read more

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Mermaid Cottages Has A Fall Break Special For Educators

mermaid cottages has a fall break special for educatorsMermaid Cottages has a Fall Break Special For Educators through November 20, 2017!  The Mermaids love Educators, both active and retired.  We want you to enjoy your fall break and weekends with lots of cottage charm and coastal calm.  From now through November 20, 2017, make a new reservation with Mermaid Cottages and we’ll take 10% discount off your rental price.  Just call 912 704 4618 or go online to our website and make your reservation. In the comment section, please note you’re requesting our 10% fall special and we’ll adjust your rental rate and send you a confirmation.  This applies to new reservations only, please, and may not be combined with any other discounts.

Just take a look at some of the cottages available for your Fall breaks!… read more

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Mermaid Cottages’ Solar Eclipse 2017 Special

mermaid cottages' solar eclipse 2017 specialThe mermaids love the sun and the moon and we want to help more visitors celebrate this special occasion! From Sunday August 20th through Thursday August 24th, 2017, we are offering 30% off the rental price for all our available cottages. This will apply to new reservations only. Please call 912 704 4618 and ask for the Eclipse Special. You can also go online and make the reservations right from our website.  Be sure to include in the comment section “Eclipse Special”.  We’ll adjust the price for you!… read more

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Tybee Island Blues

tybee island blues

Tybee Island Blues can happen at any time.  You start missing our happy little cottages.  You miss the picturesque sunrises and our breathtaking sunsets.  You long for bike rides and leisurely walks along the beach.  The seaside memories keep wafting through your mind.  We have the blues all the time, though in a vastly different context.  The lavender blues of our morning skies.  The ultramarine blues of our coastal waters.  The passionate blues of our bedrooms.  The haint blues of our porch ceilings that emulate the sea, since spirits refuse to cross bodies of water.  We get it and so do you.  Just look at these blues that make us so happy!

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Some Mermaid Cottages Have Circa Dates

Some Mermaid Cottages have circa dates and that’s our way of identifying the time periods that some of our structures were built.  Often times, we know from historical records exactly when a cottage was erected.  Other times, we may not know the exact dates, but we know a cottage can be tracked back within a general range of dates through tax records and/or real estate transactions. Regardless, we are committed to saving, restoring and maintaining as many of Tybee Island’s historic structures as possible.  Fortunately, we are not alone.  Our individual cottages owners and our fabulous team of Mermaids (and Mermen!) are dedicated caretakers.  Our wonderful Tybee community supports historic preservation, as well.  Just take a look at some of the decades and eras represented in our collection of happy little seaside homes.

Eisenhower’s Retreat circa 1894

Eisenhower's Retreat circa 1894

Guest Rating:Guest Rating: 4.5
Beautiful, historic beach cottage located on the beach side of Butler Avenue! No roads to cross to the beach! 4 bedroom/2 full baths! Simple, elegant, cozy, nostalgic…a summer cottage where you will make special beach vacation memories!

Nora’s Cottage circa 1920

Nora's Cottage circa 1920

Guest Rating:Guest Rating: 5
Adorable, historic, 1920’s cottage designed by Jane Coslick. Wonderful screened porch, outdoor shower & private back deck. Located on the bike trail, & just 3 blocks from the beach!

Whispering Palms circa 1932

Whispering Palms circa 1932

Guest Rating:Guest Rating: 5
Beautiful southern beach home boasts a magical southern yard, heated pool, 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and is PET FRIENDLY! 6 Bedrooms & 5 Bathrooms. NOTE: this home requires a 3 night stay or longer.

Seafoam Shanty circa 1940

Seafoam Shanty circa 1940

Guest Rating:Guest Rating: 5
Seafoam Shanty Cottage is new to the Mermaid Cottages collection for Spring/Summer 2017! It will only be available for a limited time so don’t miss your opportunity to stay at this great cottage! Pet Friendly with screened porch and outdoor dining area.

Castaway circa 1955

Castaway circa 1955

Guest Rating:Guest Rating: 5
Bright, cheerful true Tybee beach cottage! Decorated with fun, sun, & everything beach in mind, this adorable cottage will capture your heart! Just 3 short blocks from the beach! Fully-fenced in yard; great for pets! Private outdoor patio in back!

The Shrimp circa 1962

The Shrimp circa 1962

Guest Rating:Guest Rating: 5
Hypoallergenic cottage, ground level, screened porch. 3 blocks to the beach thru Memorial Park which includes Tybee’s favorite children’s playground. Complimentary High Speed internet and Wi-Fi.

some mermaid cottages have circa dates

One thing’s for sure, there’s no expiration date for historic preservation and good taste.  We appreciate our guests’ support for saving and maintaining Tybee Island’s historic structures and for the many other causes and programs we’re able to provide for from the proceeds of your vacations and getaways.  What are the most important dates to us?  The dates you come and stay with Mermaid Cottages.  We cherish each and every one!

 

 

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Elizabeth Demos Lifestyle Presents Sandpiper Cottage

elizabeth demos lifestyle presernts Sandpiper cottageElizabeth Demos Lifestyle presents Sandpiper Cottage, the most recent cottage added to our Mermaid Cottages’ collection! Elizabeth recently shared she’s the designer for the DIY Network Ultimate Retreat 2017.  You can reserve her Tybee Island cottage while we wait for her big reveal of her Ultimate Retreat 2017 project!

Elizabeth Demos is an interior designer based in Savannah, GA, who uses her one-of-a-kind talents to write, produce, and style beautiful content for award-winning, food and shelter brands.  Elizabeth’s instinctive eye and fresh approach to home projects have made her a sought after talent in the industry.

Her editorial contributions have graced the covers of many lifestyle publications including HGTV Magazine, Southern Living, and Traditional Home, just to name a few.

Elizabeth’s gift for assembly and vintage aesthetic make her the perfect fit as the designer of DIY Network’s Ultimate Retreat 2017, a rustic and refined renovation in one of America’s most unique locations.

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Elizabeth Demos’ Vintage Wedding Style by Juliet Elizabeth Photography

Have you  ever drooled over the beautifully styled interiors, porches, lifestyle and food in such publications as HGTV Magazine, Country Living, Traditional Home, House Beautiful, and Southern Living? Well, Elizabeth Demos is behind many of those beautiful magazine covers and features. Imagine what magic such a talented designer dreamed up for her very own beach cottage!

elizabeth demos lifestyle preserts sandpiper cottage

Sandpiper Cottage

Sandpiper Cottage is a vintage raised Tybee cottage featuring those little design touches Elizabeth is known for in her work.

elizabeth demos lifestyle presernts sandpiper cottage

Sandpiper Cottage is located on the beach side of Butler Avenue on 18th Terrace in the Historic District area.

eliabeth demos lifestyle presents sandpiper cottage

It features a cozy living area…

elizabeth demos lifestyle presents sandpiper cottage

A full kitchen (no dishwasher)…

elizabeth demos lifestyle presents sandpiper cottage

Two bedrooms…

elizabeth demos lifestyle presents sandpiper cottage

And a full bath…

elizabeth demos lifestyle presents sandpiper cottage

If you follow Elizabeth on Instagram, she has given a few “previews” of this uber cute cottage during its renovation.

elizabeth demos lifestyle presents sandpiper cottage

Well, now it’s all complete and ready for you!

 

Get online now and book your family fun, girls getaways, couples retreats and vacation dates because it will fill up fast  You may also email visitmermaid@gmail.com or call 912.704.4618.  Our Mermaid-of-the-Day will help you plan your visit!  Welcome to Sandpiper Cottage and to Elizabeth Demos Lifestyle!

 

 

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