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
A last minute getaway to Tybee Island is always fun any time of year. In fact, nothing beats a last minute mermaid getaway. Mermaid Cottages enjoys this so much we’re even giving you a discount. Enjoy a 10% savings on your nightly rate all year round!
Spend Thanksgiving with Mermaid Cottages and discover how easy it can be to celebrate holidays with friends and family and a little extra sea salt. Our cottages have fully stocked kitchens and you can count on fresh. local ingredients, if you’d like to cook up a feast. As usual, there are several family friendly adventures on tap and you can even have your big meal catered so you’ll have more time to enjoy a getaway with those you love.
Your best Tybee Island vacation rentals and property management team is always available 24 hours a day at Mermaid Cottages. Book your stays in our happy little houses by the sea right on our website or call our Mermaid on Duty for assistance. We’re as invested in your exceptional experience as you are. So much so, you’ll be living like a local in no time.
We’ve gathered together a collection of vacation homes, each one special and unique. Our vintage homes … read more
It’s Spring, so we can’t help but feature some of our favorite Tybee Island porches. With weather this gorgeous, even our pods of Mermaids love to perch in just the right places to see and be seen. Some are perfect for alone time for reading and for napping, while others provide just the right ambience and ocean breezes for al fresco dining. Whether you like ’em way up high or down low on top of a stoop, Mermaid Cottages has all kinds of porches. Come on down. Pick one out. Get really comfortable and hold out your hands for sweet tea, water melons and decadent desserts. It’s porch sittin’ time and we’ll show y’all just where and how to do it!
Sprawl out, belly up like an old cat drawing on the morning sun, jackknife across the hand made quilts after a few too many mint juleps, or gather up all your sweet dreams to savor amongst these twins beds out on the second floor sleeping porch at Brooks Cottage.
How ’bout a gracious, wrap-around porch that sits way up high? This one sits along the Back River where you can throw up your hand to wave at the kayakers and the paddle boarders making their way to launch … read more
Tybee Island: What, When & Wear in May is full of great tips to make your Sun Days the best fun days during your visit! The Mermaid Cottages mermaids and our cottage management teams have been working with our cottage owners to update, redo, fluff and stuff our happy homes by the sea with everything you’ll need for your girls getaways, mancations, vacations, weddings and babymooners‘ visits. With mild temperatures, clean beaches, arts, entertainment and fresh seafood that’ll have y’all saying, “Goodness Gracious!”, here are some of our favorite things to see, do and snap up while you’re here.
Drip Dry and Water-proof
Cast off those overcoats, scarves and sweaters. Spring has sprung and you’ll want to be able to hit the beach at a moments notice. May is also when the locals kick off our high season with an all-out, but very friendly water war known as Beach Bum Parade. You and your wardrobe may be all wet, but the laughs and the smiles will ensure you’re cute and giggly. Keep it beachy and breezy with our new Mermaid Cottages shirts, tees and caps at Seaside Sisters.