Cottage Charm, Coastal Calm

Cottage Charm, Coastal Calm

Fun on Tybee

tybee island pirate fest

Tybee Island Pirate Fest

tybee island pirate fest
Photo: Tybee Island Pirate Fest

This year’s Tybee Island Pirate Fest is October 28-30, 2016!  Ole Hurricane Matthew blew the original dates right off of our social calendar, but hey, pirates want to have fun, too.  There’s no way we’re gonna miss marauding, pillaging and grogging, either!

We’ve got our wench wear and pirate garb all laid out for all the fun and now we need you to come join us!  Book your cottage for Pirate Fest and you’ll be in for a huge share of our available pirates’ booty.  Book two nights and we’ll throw in another two nights as our guests.  Just think, even if you can’t get here before Friday, with this special you can add Thursday night as one of your two free nights.  This way, you can check in any time after 4 p.m. on Thursday.  Then, even if you can’t stay over Sunday night, adding Sunday as your other free night means you’ll have a late checkout on Sunday.  Spend all day at the beach and then head for home later in the day.

tybee island pirate fest
Photo: Tybee Island Pirate Fest

Here’s how easy it is to get two free nights.  Book two nights and tell us you want the Pirate Fest Stay …

Tybee Island: What, When & Wear In May

tybee island: what, when & wear in mayTybee 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.

Be A Part of the Artsy Crowd

Whether you sing it, act it, sculpt it, paint it or cover it in sand, it’s still art.  Get tickets to the best live shows in town at Tybee Post Theater and Tybee Arts Association.  Then, explore intimate and cozy cottages and splendid beach abodes with Tybee Island Tour of Homes and get that swing with Jazz at the Beach!

Five Ways For Tybee To Enhance Your Romance

five ways for tybee to enahnce your romanceA visit to Tybee Island is sure to give your hearts a flutter and when it’s around Valentine’s Day, it’s even easier to let your love grow.  Here are our five ways for Tybee to enhance your romance!

1. Pop some tags.  Every couple loves to steal away for out of town love trysts, so give the experience even more value by Shopping For Your Perfect Match and finding that perfect one of a kind memento during a leisurely stroll along the Tybee City Wide Yard Sale!

five ways for tybee to enhance your romance

2. Give your special weekend a soundtrack by taking in a live performance at Tybee Post Theater.  We suggest Ladies of the Blues opening Saturday, February 13.  Savannah legend Huxsie Scott will share the stage with the talented Danielle Hicks and their playlist will be full of emotion, passion and excitement!  Tickets are $25 general admission; $22.50 for Theater members. …

Get Packed For Tybee Island In February!

baywatch lifeguardGet packed for Tybee Island in February!  We eat.  We dance.  We sing.  We party.  We run.  We walk. We act up.  We act out.  You know, pretty much the same things we do any other time of year.  You’ll want to be prepared and ready to enjoy lots of winter fun in our beautiful and historic hamlet by the sea and here’s a helpful list of what you’ll need.

 

1. For starters, yes, you’ll need a swimsuit.  In fact, make it a red, one-piece.  A remake of BAYWATCH will be filming on Tybee and they’re looking for males and females in swimsuits and summer wear.  Besides, you’ll want to look cute in case you run into The Rock or Zack Efron, right?

get packed for tybee island

2. Sparkle plenty.  Hey, it’s Mardi Gras, so pack lots of gold, green and purple and lots of feathers, boas, tiaras, masks and glitter.  You’ll have plenty of opportunities to add beads when you get here. …