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Cottage Charm, Coastal Calm


pack your wags for Mermaid Cottages and Tybee Island

Pack Your Wags For Mermaid Cottages

Pack your wags for Mermaid Cottages Vacation Rentals in beautiful and historic Tybee Island, GA.  We’ve got pet friendly cottages available this summer and throughout the year.

pet friendly fish camp cottage
Pet-Friendly Fish Camp Cottage circa 1950

Mermaid Cottages has always been pet-friendly with many of our homes welcoming pets of all descriptions. We’ve welcomed birds, turtles, pet goldfish, in addition to the many dogs and cats who’ve come to stay with us.

Spring And Summer Cottages With Special Dates Available

Looking for spring and summer cottages with special dates available?  Spring has sprung and travel is once again the best way to enjoy friends, family and, in some cases, your own company. Some of your favorite Mermaid Cottages have some very desirable dates available. In addition, reserve yours right on our website and give yourself a 5% discount, too!

Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Sleeps: 2 Pets: Dogs
Egret's Marsh
Adorable one bedroom cozy apartment that’s pet-friendly, too. Perfect for Solo Travel or a Couple’s Getaway! Outdoor seating with marsh view! A weekend…a summer vacation….come experience Egret’s Marsh!

Fly Into Savannah And Visit Tybee Island

Fly into Savannah and visit Tybee Island.  Just take a look at how convenient it is to fly into our beautiful Savannah Hilton Head Airport from all across America!  Mermaid Cottages is well known for our cottage charm and coastal calm. Discover just how delightful getting here can be!

Always book direct on our Mermaid Cottages Vacation Rentals website and avoid those pesky fees charged by third party sites. Online Travel Sites like VRBO, Airbnb, Home Away, and others may add up to 20% more just for using their online services.

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

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

big tybee vacations

2021 Is The Year For Big Tybee Vacations

2021 is the year for big Tybee vacations! With universal vaccinations ramping up, more and more individuals, couples, families and friends are looking forward to more travel, more short term getaways and definitely more real vacations in the future.  Already, Mermaid Cottages is noticing a trend towards earlier bookings for longer spring and summer vacations, so that means it’s time for you to make your choices while cottages are still available. This is great news for small, independent businesses such as ours and we look forward to your reservations and your visits. Some of your favorite cottages are still available so let’s start planning!

2021 is the year for big Tybee vacations!

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

Back River BungalowIt’s time to get back to this large front porch with rocking chairs and a large back screened porch. This is a super location that’s close to the Alley 3 paddleboard and kayak launch, the Back River fishing pier, and AJ’s Dockside. The easy walk to the 14th Street beach and downtown Tybee is still popular with guests.


Crabby Pirate circa 1970

Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1.5 Sleeps: 6 Pets: Cats, Dogs

Crabby Pirate circa 1970This value-priced cottage is located directly on the marsh! Our guests have always enjoyed this bright, beachy décor, the great marsh views, the fenced-in yard and the outdoor seating! It’s still a wonderful spot for bird watching, too. Imagine how much you’ll love the scenic 15 minute walk to the 1st Street beach. Best of all, this pet-friendly cottage is located in a quiet, residential neighborhood!

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

Fun in the Sun circa 1954This vintage ground level cottage is still just as sweet. Pack your wags since it’s pet-friendly, has an easy 10 Minute walk to the beach and that great screened porch! There are lots of great amenities such as WIFI and two full baths, as well.

Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Sleeps: 4 Pets: Dogs
just beachy cottage

Just Beachy Cottage circa 1967This charming ground level beach cottage is located on Tybrisa Street. You’ll be charmed with an easy walk to the beach, Downtown Tybee’s shops and restaurants and fun. It’s also close to the Back River Fishing Pier, and the Alley 3 Paddleboard and Kayak Launch. With a fenced-in yard it’s a great dog friendly, ground level cottage with a large screened porch!

Which cottage will you choose for your big Tybee vacations?

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

madelyn's on the marsh cottage
Madelyn’s On The Marsh circa 1954

Madelyn's on the Marsh circa 1954Now, here’s a cottage that dog and cat friendly. Just like all of our cottages, it’s a great place to remote work and learn with our complimentary WIFI. This coastal favorite is a very affordable and value priced family cottage. It’s also located on the marsh which means amazing sunrises and bird watching.

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

Rose's Folie circa 1939This is a most unique cottage full of vintage art and wonderful personal touches. Located in the Logan Street and the North Beach area, it’s just a  10 minute walk to the North Beach. It’s also pet-friendly with a small fenced yard.

Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Sleeps: 6 Pets: Cats, Dogs

Stardust CottageWelcome to Stardust. This ground level and pet-friendly cottage was formerly known as Fish Tales. It has three bedrooms with Queen beds in each. This is a brand new renovation with lots of new furnishings! Guests love that it’s just blocks from the beach so don’t wait! Reserve it for your summer vacations now!

Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3 Sleeps: 6

The Sail LoftThis beautiful cottage is brand new to the rental market and it’s a perfect size for any beach trip (family vacations, girlfriends getaways, guys fishing trips and anything in-between.) This cottage will fill up fast! Call us today!

Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Sleeps: 7 Pets: Dogs

Tybee Daze Cottage circa 1945This 1940’s vintage cottage is located on a quiet street that’s only five blocks from the beach. It’s full of original art by the owner which adds to its coastal charm. It’s also located close to the Back River Beach, the fishing pier and the Alley 3 Kayak area.

2021 is the year for big Tybee vacations and we’re so excited to see so many of our repeat guests and friends and to welcome even more first time guests. Some are calling these revenge vacations. We’re calling them glorious and very much welcome. Get your reservations in on our website and with our Mermaid Vacation Planners. We’ve been missing you and revenge is best served up with a big dose of Tybee Island quirkiness, history and sunshine!

live oaks cottage

Introducing Live Oaks Cottage

Introducing Live Oaks Cottage just in time for your winter getaways to Tybee Island! The mermaids are super excited to announce our newest Mermaid Cottage! Live Oaks Cottage is a beautiful newly renovated classic ground level Tybee Island cottage.

Live Oaks

It’s just two blocks from the beach and steps away from Memorial Park with tennis, a playground, volleyball, basketball, and more. Live Oaks Cottage offers guest-favorite features including metal roofing, an outdoor shower and the number one favorite feature: a roomy screened porch! …