Cozy Cottages & Happy Homes

Cottage Charm, Coastal Calm

Month: September 2020

slow down with mermaid cottages

Slow Down This Fall With Mermaid Cottages

Slow down this fall with Mermaid Cottages. Say what you may, 2020 has taught us we can live, work, learn and play from anywhere.  One of the best ways to experience Tybee Island is to live like a local. Fall for a staycation that’s close to home so you can enjoy the road trip. Then, slow down your your day. With no commuting to work or school, you can zoom call and virtual learn with our free high speed Internet, a brand standard. That leaves more time to eat, drink and be merry all around Tybee Island and Savannah. Slow down to accelerate your love of our cottage charm and coastal calm. Here are four Mermaid Cottages that will get you there in no time. …

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Let Our Homes Be Your Home For The Holidays

Let our homes be your home for the holidays. Celebrate your family and friends with cottage and charm and coastal calm.  It’s been a challenging year and we all want our loved ones to be home, safe and sound.  Except, we’re all been home most of the year and we could all use the holiday cheer of someplace else. Mermaid Cottages has a collection of homes that are perfect for solo travelers and couples retreats, as well as larger beach homes for everyone in your bubble! You choose where you’d like to be home for the holidays.

AfterDune Delight 

home away from home

Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Sleeps: 6

Come enjoy AfterDune Delight for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s. Make your winter reservations to enjoy some off-season relaxation, then book your spring/summer stays for fun-filled, sun-filled vacays while you’re here! It’s a newly renovated classic ground level Tybee cottage located in the heart of quiet and residential Miller Avenue. Guests love its great streets to walk and ride bikes.

The Shrimp circa 1962 

the shrimp cottage

Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1.5 Sleeps: 5

Experience this bright and cheerful beach cottage that’s ground level and has a lovely screened porch. It’s just three blocks to the beach through Memorial Park which includes Tybee’s favorite children’s playground. It’s ideal for two families and you can even work and learn with our complimentary WiFi, one of our brand standards.

17th Street Dream Cottage 

homes for the holidays

Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Sleeps: 6

This beautiful Tybee raised cottage delights with partial ocean views from the screened porch, Its convenient location on the south end is close to beach, shopping and restaurants!

A Little Salty 

a little salty cottage

Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 1 Sleeps: 4 Pets: Cats, Dogs

An adorable, pet friendly cottage, it’s brimming with beach charm! Guests rave about its wraparound screened porch with seating! This is another great location that’s close to the Back River Beaches, Alley 3 and AJ’s Dockside.

Back River Bungalow 

homes for the holidays

Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Sleeps: 8 Pets: Cats, Dogs

Now here’s a family-sized, large front porch with rocking chairs and a large back screened porch, too. This super location is close to the Alley 3 paddleboard and kayak launch, the Back River fishing pier, and AJ’s Dockside restaurant. You’ll enjoy the easy walk to the 14th Street beach and downtown Tybee.

Beach Haven circa 1914 

beach haven cottage

Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Sleeps: 8

When you’re on the beach side of Butler Avenue you’re just steps from the beach, Beach Haven Cottage is perfect for your next getaway! Get your reservations in now as this charming historic family beach cottage will fill up fast!

Cantaloupe Cottage circa 1957 

let our homes be your home for the holiday

Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1.25 Sleeps: 6 Pets: Dogs

This pet-friendly, mid-century modern is a ground level beach home with a large, fully-fenced back yard. There’s even a Tybee Tiki Hut for your enjoyment! With awesome views of the Back River sunsets, it’s also just 1.5 blocks to the Alley 3 kayak, paddleboard launch site, and AJ’s Dockside.

Fun in the Sun circa 1954 

fun in the sun cottage

Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Sleeps: 6 Pets: Dogs

Here’s another vintage ground level cottage that’s also pet-friendly, You’ll have an easy 10 minute walk to the beach when you’re not enjoying the great screened porch!

Just Beachy Cottage circa 1967 

just beachy cottage

Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Sleeps: 4 Pets: Dogs

Guests adore this ground level beach cottage located on Tybrisa Street. With an easy walk to the beach, you’ll also have all of Downtown Tybee’s shops and restaurants to enjoy, too. As a bonus, it’s just as close to the Back River Fishing Pier, and the Alley 3 Paddleboard and Kayak Launch. The fenced-in yard is very dog friendly. How’s this for a home for the holidays?

Key Lime Parrot circa 1936 

key lime parrot cottage

Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1.5 Sleeps: 8

As charming as a ground level cottage can be with a screened porch and a private outdoor shower. It’s sits directly across from the Memorial Park playground, tennis courts, and basketball courts. It’s also next door to the Shrimp Cottage making it ideal for two families traveling together!

Maddie’s on Jones circa 1940 

maddie's on jones cottage

Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Sleeps: 6 Pets: Cats, Dogs

Here we have a charming and cozy, pet-friendly and a family-friendly cottage that’s only four blocks from the beach! Guests will delight in the decor details throughout the cottage displaying the history of Tybee Island and the Chu family! There’s an outdoor shower and a great outdoor area surrounded by live oaks and palms!

mermaid cottages at christmas

These are just a few of the cottages we have available for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s and we ‘ll be telling you more about the rest in an upcoming blog.  We all need a little Christmas this year and it can’t come soon enough.  If you’d like your cottage decorated for the holidays, please let us know at the time of your booking. You can conveniently make reservations right on our website or with one of our Mermaid Vacation Planners.  Let’s make plans to honor your traditions and let our homes be your home for the holidays!