Those hot, muggy and humid days of Summer are cooling down and the crowds of the season have ebbed like the tide. This is the time of year when our beach weather is so perfect and when we’re not booked up back to back. It’s also a great time for you to get in another end of Summer getaway to celebrate family and friends or to just give yourself a respite from another long work week. Our Screened Inn circa 1929 is just that kind of place where you can get nestled in along the quiet north end of Tybee just to eat, sleep and idle away your stress.
Located directly behind historic Officer’s Row, this cottage lounges along the quiet part of Tybee that’s to the Lighthouse and North Beach. It’s a ground level charmer with tall ceilings and extra large windows to allow in tons of natural light…. read more
You know it’s going to be fun when it’s Ladies Night Out with Mary Kay Andrews! We’re celebrating the debut of MKA’s latest book, BEACH TOWN, and you’re invited to meet her, too. This is a FREE EVENT to meet Savannah’s own New York Times best selling author Mary Kay Andrews and she’ll sign your book(s) purchased at the signing!
This is a very special Ladies Night Out with Mary Kay Andrews and the guys are welcome, as well. We’re celebrating BEACH TOWN and you can make it a great getaway to the beach, too. Some of your favorite cottages are available and we’re happy to help you choose the right one for you.… read more
Another fun packed, sun filled weekend is on the way with these eight exciting events from Tybee to Savannah! The azaleas have begun to pop and the sands of our beaches are warming up, too. You just come on down and dress just about any way you want. With all of these fantastic events lined up, there’s sure to be several attractions that are just right for you!
All of you art fans plunk down your beach towels and picnic baskets and prepare to be amazed. On Friday, May 1st, the annual SCAD Sand Arts Festival will showcase the sculptural talents of SCAD students, alumni and staff as they scramble to create temporary masterpieces in the Tybee Island sand. Presented by the SCAD School of Foundation Studies, this event features competitions in sand castle design, sand sculpture, sand relief and wind sculpture.
Tea Time is 4:15 p.m. at this lovingly restored historic home in Savannah. On Friday, May 1st, learn about tea traditions and experience an early 19th century tea in Davenport House’s beautiful courtyard garden. Patrons will visit areas of the home where tea service took place and then participate in an afternoon tea given with costumed interpreters in the garden.
Tybee Island gives you Sandy Toes and that’s a good thing! There are plenty of life’s stresses that give you gray hairs, crows feet, acid reflux and way too many frowns, so we’re always looking out for the good things that will make your heart sing. The owners at our Sandy Toes Cottage have made some very cute updates and photographer Wen McNally has framed them up very nicely for us to share. Kick off those clodhoppers, dig your toes in some sand and start thinking about your next visit to this cute, pet friendly cottage!
Sandy Toes is an adorable, bright and cheerful single-story cottage that’s located mid-island and about four blocks from the beach. It’s conveniently within walking distance to Tybee’s Memorial Park where you’ll enjoy tennis, volleyball and basketball courts, BBQ grills, picnic tables and a great playground.
You’ll enjoy its open, spacious living area with a flat screen TV…. read more
Join the EVP Beach Bum Week Pro Beach Volleyball Tour for its annual stop in Tybee Island. There’ll be lots of serves, lobs, spikes and sand kicked around, but there’ll be no bullies, here. These volleyball pros are the best on the beach and this action packed event is a must see for athletes and spectators.
The EVP® Beach Volleyball Tour’s primary aim is to support beach volleyball events that engage families, fans, athletes, students, communities and sponsors in a great day at the beach. At each event, spectators will not only see elite athletes compete on the sand for top honors, they also have the chance to interact with the pros by participating in contests and promotions at hosting venues. EVP® Tour events channel local resources and draw all participants together, benefiting the entire community. Pro Teams who finish 1st in these event are awarded travel packages to compete in the EVP® World Finals of Beach Volleyball… EVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour
Are you looking for Mermaid Cottages? Well, now there’s an app for that! We are so excited to introduce our NEW Mermaid CottagesAPP! You can download this and be connected to everything Mermaid during your visit and know everything about your stay. You’ll find helpful information to get you to your home away from home and around Tybee and Savannah. Please download today @ your mobile device’s app store. Just search for “Mermaid Cottages”!
And, you can also enjoy our Mermaid Sightings, Mermaid Tales and lots of Tybee fun on our blog and in our newsletters.
So, when you’re looking for Mermaid Cottages you can find everything you’ll need right on our app. How’s that for making it easier and more convenient for you to experience our cottage charm and coastal calm!
Welcome to Magnolia Cottage on beautiful and historic Tybee Island, GA. This gorgeous, dog friendly cottage comes with a fenced-in yard, a working fireplace and an outdoor shower with hot and cold water. It has a cozy screened porch with plenty of porch seating that includes rocking chairs for lazy days, enjoying a good book or a cup of Mermaid Morning Bliss coffee. There are even complimentary Beach Bum Dog Biscuits for your furry family members.
Step inside and check out the working fireplace and awesome flat screen TV above the fireplace. The living room … read more
The sun is peeking through the Winter’s mists and that means it’s time for the Savannah Boat Show and warm weather! We’re all tired of socks with our flip flops and hot toddy creations. If Winter doesn’t hurry up and leave we’ll attach tow hooks to it and drag it out to sea.
Just in case, let’s all turn out for this year’s boat show and make a few notes on what’s new. The show attracts thousands of current and prospective boat owners and there will be plenty of extensive displays of the latest in watercraft lines, marine equipment, accessories and services. In between, sign up for the great fishing clinics and simulations, meet celebrity guests, and enjoy kids’ activities and great food at this family-friendly event.
Mermaid Cottages even has several of our best family-friendly cottages available, so view them online or … read more
It’s tine to plan your Spring Break with Mimosa Cottage circa 1940! Our Mermaids team has been busy deep cleaning and fluffing our collection for the busy season and Mimosa looks particularly spring-like this year!
Our Mimosa is a completely restored and decorated 1940’s family beach cottage. Everything about this charming three bedroom and one and half bath cottage is so warm and inviting and frequent guests always choose to stay here for the gorgeous screened porch.
Just two houses away from Blues Away Cottage and three cottages away from Maddie’s on Jones, as well as a few houses away from Key Lime Parrot and The Shrimp Cottage, this location is ideal for two or three families to be close to each other. The fenced-in back yard is terrific for dogs and kids. In addition to the … read more
How much is that Puppy Love in February? When you stay with Mermaid Cottages on Tybee Island, Puppy Love is free all month! That’s right! Book a stay any time in February and you pay no pet fee (we’re inviting cats, too!). Also, when you stay through February 15th, your stay will include a Mini Morsel Pet Portrait Session with Oh Joy Photography, too!
Here’s what you need to know:
Dogs stay free the entire month of February 2015. That’s right. There will be no pet fees for dogs from February 1 through February 28, 2015. When you book your reservations online or talk with the Mermaid-on-Duty, just use our February Special Code: LOVE.
In addition, guests with dogs staying February 6-15, 2015 will receive a free photo shoot as part of your visit. The photos will be sent to each guest electronically and you can also arrange to have them professionally printed for purchase. Pets can sit for their own portraits and we’re okay if their well-behaved humans get in the pictures, too.
Most of our cottages are dog friendly and some of them are just purrfect for cats, too. We’re celebrating Puppy Love, but your February stay can be just as cat-tastic, too. Just check our collection for our cat friendly cottages or ask a Mermaid when you call.
Now, just look at the beautiful cottages still available for your Pet-tacular Getaway: