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TRY-BEE Triathlon

try-bee on tybeeGet ready to swim, bike and run your way around Tybee Island as the TRY-BEE Triathlon comes to town!  A triathlon is a multi–stage competition involving the completion of three continuous and sequential endurance disciplines and our beautiful island makes for the perfect venue.  Many seasoned competitors are already signed up to make the race and there’s still room for you to join on or to cheer on your favorite athlete.

Swim: The swim portion will be a 750 meter ocean swim. Participants will swim out 50 meters, then turn parallel to the shore and swim with the current for 650 meters prior to swimming back into shore. The transition area is located just on the other side of the boardwalk and baby pools will be provided for rinsing the sand off your feet.

Bike: The bike is an out and back ride which is nearly completely flat. There is one hill which is the bridge off of Tybee Island. One mile after the bridge, participants will turn right into Fort Pulaski State Park, do a loop around the park and then head back to transition. The bike is full of beautiful marsh-scapes and coastal birds. The bike should prove to be VERY fast.

Run: The run course will be an out and back in the neighborhoods around Tybee Island. Participants will find aid stations at miles .75, 1.5 and 2.25. The course is completely flat and very fast.

Try-Bee on Tybee
Photo by Last Mom

A sure way to make a great showing is to start out with your own personal staging area.  Mermaid Cottages has two great cottages available and there’ll surely be lots of competition for both. …

Tybee Wine Festival

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Yes, there’s still room for you during Tybee Wine Festival!  Tybee Wine Festival is April 22-26 and right now Mermaid Cottages has nine cottages available.  Just don’t wait too long because the wine festival is growing bigger and more exclusive every year and these cottages will fill up fast.    Whether you can only come for a couple of days or you’d like to make this be the week to really enjoy the beach, our Mermaids can help you select just the right cottage for you!

A Celebration of Earth and Vine Wednesday, April 22 ~ 6-9pm


tybee wine festival
Screened Inn circa 1929 is located in the quiet, historic Officer’s Row section of North Beach, Ft. Screven. Decorated by Layla and Kevin Palmer of The Lettered Cottage.

A Celebration of Earth & Vine pays homage to the 45th anniversary of Earth Day with an elegant four-course wine dinner …

May Day! It’s Tybee Time!

may day! it's tybee timeWe can’t get away from Winter fast enough, so sound out your May Day!  It’s Tybee Time!  Let’s face it.  A trip to the beach is wonderful any time of year and for any reason, so there doesn’t have to be any particular time for you to enjoy our island.  Fortunately, Tybee Island always has something wonderful going on and it’s helpful to know about upcoming events so you can move things around to be here when you see something you like.  For instance, May is filling up already, but here are some great events you’ll want to consider when planning your next getaway.

Tybee Rainbow Days

may day! it's tybee time!

May 1, 2 and 3, 2015 is when LGBT travelers will show their pride on Tybee with a series of events including a Parade, a White Party, T-Dance, Beach Sweep and Sunday Brunch.  Everyone is welcome as this event gets bigger and better each year!

You Picked A Wine Time To Tybee

you picked a wine time to tybeeYou picked a Wine Time to Tybee because our Tybee Wine Festival is bigger and better in every way this year!  April 22-26 will be the perfect time to enjoy your favorite vintage wines and the comfort of some of your favorite Mermaid Cottages.  The Tybee Wine Festival is one of the Tybee Post Theater’s major fundraising events.  You’ll be toasting the best of Tybee via five fun and unique wine and food experiences.

A Celebration of Earth and Vine Wednesday, April 22 ~ 6-9pm

you picked a wine time to tybee
Flips Flop House is a restored Tybee beach cottage with two awesome porches to enjoy! Located in the quiet Back River district of the island!

Celebrate the 45th anniversary of Earth Day with an elegant four-course wine dinner.  Each of the dishes and the accompanying wines will be inspired by Earth Day and presented personally by each of the hosting chefs. A wine-tasting …

A Little Grand Goes A Long Way In Tybee Island

a little grand goes a long way in tybee islandA Little Grand goes a long way in Tybee Island and all you have to do is pop the cork!

The gang down at the Tybee Island Social Club will host The Little Grand Wind Tasting this Saturday, October 25th!  Taste 60 wines from 10 Countries with live music in the background by The Accomplices.  It all gets pour between 3-6 p.m. and tickets are $25.  Hey, the Dawgs have a bye, so get on down there to sample the vintages and gnosh on light bites from Social and Tybee Island Fish Camp.  The weather will be just great and you’ll be celebrating and supporting our Tybee Post Theater.