Cozy Cottages & Happy Homes

Cottage Charm, Coastal Calm


Tybee on the Atlantic Ocean

Whelkcome* to the Atlantic shore! 

Full of history (or herstory) for hundreds of years (and more!)
Tybee may be small and quaint, but it’s big in history! Mermaid Cottages is a big preserver of time and memories (and awesome cottages), just so you can come and stay in history!
The Knobbed Whelk is the state shell of Georgia!  If you find an unoccupied one, you can take it home and add to your memories!

Stay or Stay to play at a Mermaid Cottage. Today, we’re featuring a pair of cottages, the Atlantic 1 and the Atlantic 2.


Atlantic 2
Atlantic 2, delighting Tybee Island family and visitors since 1930. A full sensory experience for your stay!
Atlantic 1

Beautiful Atlantic 1 and Atlantic 2 are right on the beach and one house back from the beach.

Next door sisters, they’re both eagerly awaiting you to come and make memories! 

*Until May 26, 2019, Mermaid Cottages just requires a 2 night minimum reservation in most of our cottages. Memorial Day weekend, 2019, we require a 3 night minimum on all cottages.  Starting June 1, 2019, we require a 6-7 night minimum with check ins on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. But we always have shorter stays available during the summer ~ please just ask!

starfish decorations at mermaid cottages

Tybee Beach Houses Are Available For Easter

Tybee beach houses are available for Easter and you’ll find your best selections right among our collection of pastel and beachy rentals.  Tybee Island has a wonderful, family fun weekend in store for everyone, so bunny hop on down on Thursday for the long, holiday weekend.  Tybee Post Theater will host the 30th anniversary of Steel Magnolias, Ray & Etta: Father of Soul & Matriarch of the Blues, and Collin’s Barefoot Comedy.  Then, plan to rise and shine for the special Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday.

easter sunrise service on tybee island

Tybee Bar Church is again providing the music at the Easter Sunrise Service. In fellowship with All …

beach and clouds

Dwell in Possibility – Emily Dickenson

What better place to DWELL than Tybee Island, and what better place to dwell on Tybee Island than a Mermaid Cottage!
Spring, summer, winter or fall, Mermaid Cottages make your stay just that much… more.
So, come dwell with us, for 2 days or 2 weeks. Let’s be possible together. 

We invite you to stay or stay to play at a Mermaid Cottage!

Beach Bubble Bungalow


Introducing, one of our newest cottages, Beach Bubble Bungalow!

We’re bubbling over with excitement about one of our newest cottages! Just short ‘Tybee blocks’ to the beach, Beach Bubble is a great little gem.
3 bedrooms, 2 baths and sleeps 8 very comfortably with lots of retro-modern charm, you’ll be bubbling too!

Note: *Until May 26, 2019Mermaid Cottages just requires a 2-night minimum reservation in most of our cottages. Memorial Day weekend, 2019, we require a 3 night minimum on all cottages.  Starting June 1, 2019, we require a 6-7 night minimum with check-ins on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. But we always have shorter stays available during the summer ~ please just ask!

maddies on jones cottages

22 Tybee Island Doors That Knock Us Out

These are 22 Tybee Island doors that knock us out. Our collection features vintage and historical cottages, but they’re definitely not old and stuffy. They’re happy little houses near the sea and each has a soul of its own.  The eyes are the windows into the soul and these doors are your invitation into our cottage charm and coastal calm.  Knock. Knock.  Who’s there?

Green is the color of balance and growth and emotes self reliance.

Castaway Cottage circa 1950

castaway cottageJust Beachy Cottage circa 1967     

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