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 love to break out your Summer whites, pastels and seer suckers at the beach much like Tybee is all decked out for celebrating life by the sea. A hot cup of Mermaid Morning Bliss Coffee at sunrise, a pot luck picnic at lunch and a candlelit, romantic dinner out under the stars are just a few of the reasons our decks are so beachy. Some have umbrellas and some prefer the wide open, blue sky. Some are high up top and others are a little more down to earth. Some decks even become docks that stretch out over the water and the marshes. All of them are just that perfect slice of island life of which we can’t get enough.
Nora’s Cottage circa 1920 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1.5 Sleeps: 6 Pets: None
Just three blocks from the beach, this ground level and historic 1920’s cottage fully has been restored and newly redecorated. Guests adore this family friendly back deck with a decadent, outdoor shower just around the corner.
Sea Largo circa 1960 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Sleeps: 4 Pets: Cats, Dogs
Sea Largo is just two blocks from the 12th Street beach. Guests love that it’s pet-friendly with a fenced-in yard and has a large screened porch. Can you just imagine the cocktails and the naps out on this scrumptious deck beneath the oaks!
Sea Stars Cottage circa 1932 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Sleeps: 8 Pets: Cats, Dogs
This historic, Tybee raised cottage sits on the beach side Butler Avenue, just one block from the beach. Our pet guests simply love the fully fenced yard and who doesn’t love the romance of a wrap around porch with rocking chairs? Can’t you just see yourself out on this second story deck just off the kitchen with morning Mimosas and late night after-dinner drinks under the stars?
Horsepen Creek Cottage & Dock circa 1949 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Sleeps: 8 Pets: Dogs
This ground level cottage comes with you own private dock directly on Horsepen Creek. You’ll enjoy bird watching, crabbing and fishing right off the dock! Now, just how great do you think that first cup of Mermaid Morning Bliss would be out there?
Inlet Seaclusion Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2.5 Sleeps: 9 Pets: Dogs
This elegant, yet affordable dog-friendly raised Tybee cottage is on the south end near the Back River! the exclusicve Widow’s Walk gives you one of the best vantage points on the island to enjoy Tybee’s gorgeous sunsets! You’ll be just steps to a quiet, beautiful part of the beach, so do bring your camera!
Doyles on the Dunes circa 1930 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1.5 Sleeps: 6 Pets: None
This classic family beach house sits directly on the beach. You’ll enjoy incredible ocean views and our famous Tybee sunrises and sunsets! Crabby Jo’s is located directly behind Doyle’s; making this the perfect location for families traveling together. Just rent both! There’s nothing else to say except enjoy the views.
Tybee is all decked out for your next visit. Which one will you choose? Sorry, but these are just a sampling of the treats and retreats waiting for you. Guess you’ll just have to invite everyone you know to book a cottage and then have progressive parties from deck to deck so you can enjoy them all!
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Give your home a little cottage charm and coastal calm, even when you don’t live near the sea. You take home momentos of your beach getaways and the memories linger long after, so give your home a beachy makeover. You know. Just a little something to tide you over until you can get your toes in the sand, again. A knick knack, here. A tchotchke, there. A wash of pastel color for your walls, a door or a window. Textures you can touch when you need that little mental break. Whether vintage or brand spanking new, it’s up to you to celebrate what you like and to treasure your time at the beach.
Create an outdoor sanctuary where you can wile away at a leisurely place. Maybe a swing with coastal inspired pillows like this one at Bluebird Cottage & Nest circa 1900.… read more
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
Tybee Restaurant Week is coming right up January 16-25! You already love Tybee’s fun and quirky beaches and town and this is the best week to learn about our incredible culinary adventures. Each participating restaurant will offer three course, prix fixe dinner menus for only $25 per person (not including tax and gratuity). Tybee restaurants offer a diverse range of island fare, so be sure to eat well and eat often. The selection of restaurants and menus is so fabulous you’ll need just the right cottage to rest up in between courses. Just take a look at this buffet of cottage charm and coastal calm.
- Located in the quiet and historic Officer’s Row section near the north beach, this ground level cottage is always a favorite and guests love the décor by Layla Palmer of The Lettered Cottage.
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Canty’s Cottage in Tybee Island is one of our most popular cottages for Girls Getaways, family gatherings and couples retreats. This circa 1957 charmer is vintage, yet freshly painted and updated. This mid century modern island home belongs to Mary Elizabeth Canty. She and her family have enjoyed it since her childhood.
Built in the 1950’s and completely restored with Central AC and all the modern conveniences, this ground level, pet friendly home features a large fully fenced back and side yards with views of the Back River. Just 1.5 blocks to the Alley III kayak launch area, it’s just the right location for when you want to enjoy the beach and the Back River, too.
Canty’s Cottage has it’s own Tybee Tiki Hut, the ultimate finishing touch. There’s even a hammock with pillows and lounge chairs for lots of … read more