Cozy Cottages & Happy Homes

Cottage Charm, Coastal Calm

Cottage charm, Coastal calm

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Always book direct on our Mermaid Cottages Vacation Rentals website for your best Tybee Island vacation experience with our Mermaids!

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  • When guests book on large vacation rental websites (like Airbnb,, and TripAdvisor), you are paying substantial fees to use these sites.
  • Some of our cottages are not listed on these third-party websites.
  • Our Mermaids know the properties and the area better than anyone and can better match guests to cottages and help plan better vacation experiences.
  • Guests can find out about special offers that cannot be found on the big websites.
  • Our Mermaids can better help guests optimize dates and budgets to fit their needs.
  • Guests with special needs and requests can work directly with our Mermaids in a much more personalized way to guarantee an amazing vacation for their family or group.

8 Doors To Open In 2021

Mermaid Cottages recommends these eight doors to open in 2021. Most of us spent last year closing our doors to the outside world and in quarantine from friends and family. You can still enjoy a safecation in what we call “sparkling isolation” in Tybee Island. Open these doors to step into our homes away from home where history, cottage charm and coastal calm flow freely. Come on in!

Beach Haven circa 1914

Guest Rating: Vacation rental cottage. Sleeps 8, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. 

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These glass patio doors open onto a wonderful, spacious deck that offers a great outdoor space to maximize your options for enjoying your time with us on Tybee. This is a truly special cottage and you will fall in love the moment you walk in! Even from the outside, this cottage exudes charm with the greenery growing up the wall, the deck and the beach is just steps away…it will quickly become a favorite Mermaid Cottage!

Cantaloupe Cottage circa 1957

Guest Rating: Vacation rental cottage. Sleeps 6, 3 bedrooms, 1.25 bathrooms. Dogs allowed.

The Tiki Hut at Cantaloupe Cottage

Open doors that take you to an outside that’s inside. This Tybee Tiki-Hut is the ultimate finishing touch! Blend your margaritas (or smoothies ~ we won’t judge!) and enjoy a little island style right here. Imagine playful stage productions of karaoke and live performances with your children, other family members or close friends.

Coastal Joy

Guest Rating: Vacation rental duplex. Sleeps 4, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom.

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Step right up to doors that double your welcome factor. When you enter Coastal Joy you can’t help but have a smile on your face! Everywhere you look, you see color and beachy details that instantly put you in the relaxed, kicked-back beach vacation mood.

Crabby Pirate circa 1970

Guest Rating: Vacation rental cottage. Sleeps 6, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms. Cats, Dogs allowed.

the sun symbol at Crabby Pirate Cottage

Symbols are signs of good fortune and friendship. This front door lets you know this is a home filled with sunshine and joy. It’s bright and cheerful. Pet friendly with a large fenced yard. Be sure to let the door take you outside for plenty of bird watching and outdoor fun.

Marigold Cottage

Guest Rating: Vacation rental house. Sleeps 8, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms.

Marigold Cottage patio door

How about a door that offers up lots of amenities for our guests, including a screened porch, a pergola, an outside covered eating area, a fenced in yard, and, one of our favorite features; a roof deck with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean! Guests will enjoy everything you can think of for a perfect beach vacation whether it’s a family summer vacation, a girlfriends beach getaway, a guys fishing expedition, a work retreat or even a couples romantic weekend!

Sea Largo circa 1962

Guest Rating: Vacation rental cottage. Sleeps 4, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Cats, Dogs allowed.

Sea Largo has double doors that open onto the deck

These double doors invite you out onto a large screened porch as well as an outdoor deck under a 200 year old Live Oak tree. Guests love the outdoor shower for washing off the beach. We especially welcome teachers – both active and retired with our educators discount and we also offer discounts for military (active & retired), AAA and AARP members.

Sunset Inlet

Guest Rating: Vacation rental cottage. Sleeps 8, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms.

sunset inlet private dock

Open this door to adventure. This ground level cottage has plenty of space to gather together, yet have alone time. Enjoy fishing, crabbing, wildlife and relaxing on your own private dock at Sunset Inlet!

Two Mermaids

Vacation rental condominium. Sleeps 6, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms

patio doors at two mermaids condo

Patio doors are just as glorious. Enjoy a great beach and ocean view from your private balcony as well as seating on the balcony. This is the perfect spot for reading and relaxing! This condo is within very close walking distance to the beach, the Tybee Pier, shops, and restaurants!

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Choose a door that matches your own personal style.  We’re quite sure you’ll find your perfect match among these eight doors you’ll want to open in 2021!

Create your reservation directly on our website and receive a 5% discount all year round and with no expiration date or black out dates.  To receive your 5% discount, all you have to do is to enter our promotion code of DIRECT!

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3 Mermaid Cottages For New Year’s Resolutions

We have three Mermaid Cottages for New Year’s resolutions. 2020 has been a year of challenges, changes, hurdles and isolation. 2021 brings hopes of new beginnings, new resolutions and new life. Start your new year someplace magical. Get started on the changes you want in your life from these happy little cottages near the sea. They’re very special and waiting just for you.

Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Sleeps: 4
Coastal JoyThis bright and cheerful cottage is full of fun! Coastal Joy is a second story duplex on the south end of Tybee Island. It’s close to the beach and completely newly renovated with lots of color and personality! The future looks very cheerful and joyful from here.

Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Sleeps: 8

mermaid cottages for new year'sThis quiet, relaxing and peaceful home is located on Horsepen Creek. The universe is prepared to receive your New Year’s Resolutions from your own private dock. This charming cottage is a ground level marsh home making it ideal for older visitors and families. Our guests love that it’s only one block from A-J’s Dockside Restaurant and only six short blocks to the beach!

Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1.5 Sleeps: 5

mermaid cottages for new year'sDon’t you hope the new year is as bright and cheerful as this dreamy beach cottage. This is another much desired ground level cottage with a lovely screened porch. Enjoy the fresh beach air with an easy three block stroll to the beach through Memorial Park. It includes Tybee’s favorite children’s playground. Start your new year and your resolutions right here!

mermaid cottages for new years

Mermaid Cottages wants to help you get your best start for a very happy New Year. Create your reservation directly on our website and receive a 5% discount all year round and with no expiration date or black out dates.  To receive your 5% discount, all you have to do is to enter our promotion code of DIRECT when you create your online reservation. Start with these  Mermaid Cottages for New Year’s! 

Your safety and protection are always first and foremost on our Mermaid List of priorities.  Our brand standards include contactless check-in and check-out and enhanced cleaning above and beyond our normal cleaning protocols. 

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National Plan For Vacation Day

National Plan For Vacation Day is January 26!  In these uncertain times, planning for the future is exciting, safe and productive. We’re rooting for all Americans to win and when you plan out your paid time off you use more of that paid time off. We’re excited to share some of that paid time off in your 2021 travels. Even if it’s necessary for your to work and learn when you visit, Mermaid Cottages Vacation Rentals is ready for you to come stay and play on Tybee Island!

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