Mermaid Cottages has tips for traveling with pets. Anyone who has a pet knows it’s hard to leave your pet behind. Here are some words of advice about pet friendly Tybee Island and our happy little houses by the sea. Remember, we have cottages that allow dogs, dogs and cats, and we’ve even had birds, reptiles and fish in our homes!
Pre-plan your preparedness
* Make your pet comfortable both during travel and at destination. Practice short trips to the park to associate good things with your planned method of travel.
* Try harnesses instead of leashes while traveling.
* Make sure your pet has your name and number on it, and maybe consider a tracking app.
* Work on doing their business on command. That will help when you’re stopping during travel, and will help when you get to your destination so your pet will know where to ‘go’…. read more
Enjoy Thanksgiving in these six Tybee Island kitchens. Just as in your own home, the kitchen is often the most popular room in our happy little cottages by the sea. Stocked with just the right pots and pans and utensils and such, these darling kitchens help make each house a home and a place where you’ll love spending the holiday with those you love!
17th Street Dream Cottage
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We have three Mermaid Cottages with pools and they’re perfect for when you want to take a dip or just lounge around the water. With mild temperatures still bringing sunny days our way, pool parties are the way to go. Tybee Island has beautiful beaches and these three vacation rentals take your fall getaways to the next level with their additional water features.
Two Mermaids Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2.5 Sleeps: 6 Pets: None
Yes, we’re known for our vintage and historic cottages, but when a beautiful condo has this much cottage … read more
Here are seven Tybee Island porches that rock. Whether you’re looking for an end-of-summer getaway or a place to Fall in love with Tybee Island, it’s always a great time to visit. Everyone loves the beach and the ocean, but some love to come and just slow things down a bit.
We call it Tybee Time.
Porch sitting is definitely a Southern tradition and a great rocking chair is all that’s needed to get into a rhythm.
Atlantic 1 circa 1930
This classic family beach house sits directly on the beach and the sand dunes. You’ll enjoy incredible ocean views, glorious sunrises and sunsets and delightful ocean breezes. As a bonus, Atlantic 2 is located directly behind this beach house, so it’s the perfect location for families and friends traveling together. You’re welcome to rent both!
It’s called Tybee Time…
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South Carolina Educators merit new discounts with Mermaid Cottages and it’s time to celebrate before you head back to school. The Mermaids of Tybee Island love to support educators, both active and retired, by making it easier for you to come and enjoy our happy little houses by the sea. We appreciate our neighbors to the north and we want to give you a last hoorah before heading back to the classrooms in September.
We are doubling our Educator’s Discount August 5th to August 30th. A 10% summer discount is yours!
All I want is an education, and I am afraid of no one. Malala Yousafzai
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Mermaid Cottages celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week with a new discount that’ll move you all the way to the head of the class! The Mermaids already offer a 5% discount all year round to anyone in the Education profession and now we’re giving our Teachers a little extra credit for their hard work.
If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.
To show our appreciation for the exceptional care Teachers give to their students every day, for a limited… read more
Here are 13 pretty porches of Tybee Island. Some sit up high for lots of people watching and others are ground level so you can stroll right in. Some extend the inside into the outside and they all are perfect for experiencing al fresco adventures all around our barrier island.
Eisenhower’s Retreat circa 1894
This porch is screened in, huge and full of seating options. Catching ocean breezes is what it does best…. read more
Mermaid Cottages has eight easy last minute Spring Break getaways. We’ve been waiting for Spring and now that’s it’s here we don’t want you to miss it. We added several new cottages to our collection during the off season and many others now have wonderful new updates to their décor. It’s always the right time for Tybee Time and we love last minute guests.
Atlantic 1 (formerly Doyle’s on the Dunes circa 1930)… read more
Mermaid Cottages is proud of our small town beach town and we want to see your Hash Tags, too!
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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.
Pull 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