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Tybee Wine Festival

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Yes, there’s still room for you during Tybee Wine Festival!  Tybee Wine Festival is April 22-26 and right now Mermaid Cottages has nine cottages available.  Just don’t wait too long because the wine festival is growing bigger and more exclusive every year and these cottages will fill up fast.    Whether you can only come for a couple of days or you’d like to make this be the week to really enjoy the beach, our Mermaids can help you select just the right cottage for you!

A Celebration of Earth and Vine Wednesday, April 22 ~ 6-9pm

 

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Screened Inn circa 1929 is located in the quiet, historic Officer’s Row section of North Beach, Ft. Screven. Decorated by Layla and Kevin Palmer of The Lettered Cottage.

A Celebration of Earth & Vine pays homage to the 45th anniversary of Earth Day with an elegant four-course wine dinner … read more

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May Day! It’s Tybee Time!

may day! it's tybee timeWe can’t get away from Winter fast enough, so sound out your May Day!  It’s Tybee Time!  Let’s face it.  A trip to the beach is wonderful any time of year and for any reason, so there doesn’t have to be any particular time for you to enjoy our island.  Fortunately, Tybee Island always has something wonderful going on and it’s helpful to know about upcoming events so you can move things around to be here when you see something you like.  For instance, May is filling up already, but here are some great events you’ll want to consider when planning your next getaway.

Tybee Rainbow Days

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May 1, 2 and 3, 2015 is when LGBT travelers will show their pride on Tybee with a series of events including a Parade, a White Party, T-Dance, Beach Sweep and Sunday Brunch.  Everyone is welcome as this event gets bigger and better each year!

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You Picked A Wine Time To Tybee

you picked a wine time to tybeeYou picked a Wine Time to Tybee because our Tybee Wine Festival is bigger and better in every way this year!  April 22-26 will be the perfect time to enjoy your favorite vintage wines and the comfort of some of your favorite Mermaid Cottages.  The Tybee Wine Festival is one of the Tybee Post Theater’s major fundraising events.  You’ll be toasting the best of Tybee via five fun and unique wine and food experiences.

A Celebration of Earth and Vine Wednesday, April 22 ~ 6-9pm

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Flips Flop House is a restored Tybee beach cottage with two awesome porches to enjoy! Located in the quiet Back River district of the island!

Celebrate the 45th anniversary of Earth Day with an elegant four-course wine dinner.  Each of the dishes and the accompanying wines will be inspired by Earth Day and presented personally by each of the hosting chefs. A wine-tasting … read more

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A Little Grand Goes A Long Way In Tybee Island

a little grand goes a long way in tybee islandA Little Grand goes a long way in Tybee Island and all you have to do is pop the cork!

The gang down at the Tybee Island Social Club will host The Little Grand Wind Tasting this Saturday, October 25th!  Taste 60 wines from 10 Countries with live music in the background by The Accomplices.  It all gets pour between 3-6 p.m. and tickets are $25.  Hey, the Dawgs have a bye, so get on down there to sample the vintages and gnosh on light bites from Social and Tybee Island Fish Camp.  The weather will be just great and you’ll be celebrating and supporting our Tybee Post Theater.read more

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Mermaid Cottages Are Available For Surfers For Autism

Mermaid Cottages are available for Surfers For AutismMermaid Cottages are available for Surfers For Autism, so give us a call or book conveniently online to support this inspiring weekend for families and volunteers alike.  Coming up on Saturday, September 6th, the Coastal Empire Surfers For Autism will be on the beach and in the surf from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.  The action takes place around the beach area, south side of Walter W. Parker Pier & Pavilion.   This will be a fun and educational surfing event for special needs children and their families and everyone is invited to support the surfers.  

Mission Statement:
The Surfers For Autism mission is to unlock the potential of people with developmental delays, support advocacy for autism issues and scientific research. Our focus is to eliminate stigma through public awareness and education and to unite communities through volunteerism.

Whether you’re coming down solo to volunteer or you’re coming as a group or as a family with your own young surfers, Mermaid Cottages has just the right cottage for you.  Here are a few that are still available.

mermaid cottages are availale for surfers for autism

Sea Stars Cottage circa 1932 is a historic Tybee raised cottage on the beach side Butler ( One block from the beach). Pets are always welcome  as there is a fully fenced yard.  You’ll love the wrap around porch with rocking chairs.

mermaid cottages are available for surfers for autism

Sandy Toes Cottage is an adorable single story cottage brimming with vintage charm.  It has three bedrooms and two full baths.  It’s also pet friendly with a fenced-in yard and everyone always enjoys the convenient outdoor shower.

mermaid cottages are available for surfers for autism

Barefoot Children is every pirate’s fun, fantasy cottage decorated with children in mind.  There’s a pirate-themed kids’ room, a reading nook, a play area under the stairs and a screened porch perfect for enjoying ice cream and popsicles.  The large family room also sports denim (beach and kid-friendly) furniture!

mermaid cottages are available for surfers for autism

Eisenhower’s Retreat circa 1894 is another beautiful, historic beach cottage located on the beach side of Butler Avenue.  It has four bedrooms and three full baths.  It’s simple yet elegant, cozy and nostalgic.  This is a summer cottage where you’ll make special beach vacation memories!

mermaid cottages are available for surfer for autism

These are just a few examples from our available collection, so be sure to call us or to visit our website to see all of the cottages we have available.  Mermaid Cottages are available for Surfers For Autism and we want to share them with you!

 

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Paula Deen Live!

paula deen livePaula Deen Live is coming to Savannah August 8th and August 15th and we’ve even got a hospitality discount to share with you!  Come see Paula’s live show at the Lucas Theatre in Savannah for both dates.  You’ll get a heaping helping of Paula’s recipes and some good old-fashioned fun and laughter!  Visit the Savannah Box Office or call 912-525-5050 for tickets. Use special pre-sale code: PDHOSP to get 15% off.  Make it a truly wonderful getaway for your family and friends with a stay in one of our cottages and get in some Tybee Time, too.  Just take a look at the great cottages we have available…. read more

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Hallelujah Girls In Tybee Island

The Hallelujah GirlsYou know Mermaid Cottages as the go to source to plan your Girls Getaways, Honeymoons, Babymoons and special events.  We so happy to tell you about an upcoming event that’ll have you ringing up your gal pals and heading our way.  Coming soon will be The Hallelujah Girls in Tybee Island.  The Tybee Arts Association (TAPS) presents The Hallelujah Girls May 9, 10, 11, 12 and 17, 18, 19 at the Tybee Arts Center’s Jim Ingham Black Box Theatre.

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Trina Brown and Kim Trammell, starring in “The Hallelujah Girls” on Tybee. Photo by Michael McCoy.

The play covers a year in the lives of five feisty women of Eden Falls, Georgia.  The gals decide to… read more

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A Tybee Filled Weekend

Little Tybee photo by Carol Martin

This coming weekend is going to be so fantastic we can hardly wait.  It’s no surprise that there’s no better getaway than a Tybee filled weekend!   There’s always something interesting and artsy going on and this weekend there are wonderful events scheduled from Thursday all the way through Sunday.

Horsepen Creek Cottage & Dock circa 1949

Horsepen Creek Cottage & Dock circa 1949 comes with your own private dock for bird watching, crabbing and fishing right off the dock!

This Thursday will be a great time to mingle and to bid and win during the Tybee Island Kite Festival Auction.  The Silent Dinner Auction is at 6… read more

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Go Fly A Kite On Tybee Island

kite flyingOver a million people nation-wide will recognize this April as Parkinson’s Awareness Month and as National Kite Month.  To that we say, “Go fly a kite on Tybee Island, will ya!”

The Savannah Parkinson’s Support Group and North Beach Bar & Grill invite all you kite lovers and spectators to join us in raising awareness of our community support groups for Parkinson’ Disease, Essential Tremor, Multiple Sclerosis, Huntington’s Disease and other movement disorders…. read more

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This Little Irish Goes To Market In Tybee Island

Market at the Tybee Island LighthouseWhat better luck than to be here for a holiday weekend that includes shopping?  I can’t wait until Sunday when this little Irish goes to market in Tybee Island!

On March 16th,  the Market at the Lighthouse will be better than finding a four leaf clover.  From 10am-4pm, join me at the Tybee Light Station for a wonderful way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Find something unique for yourself or that someone special. The market will have some new vendors with some new and exciting items along with all the regular vendors who will be returning with art work, pottery, woodwork, jewelry, plants, candles, assorted bags and trinkets, baskets, art work, photography, initial art (design your own piece), honey, lobster rolls, handmade soaps, mosaic tile work, antique shabby chic. Come wile all of your lucky charms and see what you’ve been missing.  There’ll even be music provided by Shock Wave Entertainment.
Reuben Sandwiches for St Patrick's
Of course, you’ll want to get down here in time for the Tybee Island Irish Heritage Celebration Parade on Saturday and then stay over through Monday for all of the St. Patrick’s Day activities in Savannah.  We have three incredible cottages available, so make it a special weekend getaway for you and your family and friends…. read more

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