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summer fun at whispering palms pool

8 Mermaid Cottages For More Summer Fun

Here are eight Mermaid Cottages for more summer fun! Aren’t we all tired of staring at the same four walls? Tybee Island is just the place for a safe and fun getaway with lots of outdoor social distancing. It’s the perfect time for a last minute getaway to our little barrier island. All you have to do is pack a swimsuit, a few shorts and tops and flip flops. Indulge yourself in peace and quiet or unwind with an eco tour or kayaking excursion. You can even work remotely and continue your virtual learning with our complimentary WiFi during your visit. There’s no harm in adding in a little work, if needed.

AfterDune Delight

Come enjoy AfterDune Delight and to celebrate the many more weeks of summer Tybee Island offers.  It’s also a great time to make your winter reservation to enjoy some off-season relaxation or book your spring/summer stay for a fun-filled, sun-filled vacay!

Coastal Joy

coastal joy den decor

This island charmer is bright and cheerful and full of fun! Coastal Joy is a two bedroom second story duplex on the south end of Tybee. It’s close to the beach and completely newly renovated with lots of color and personality! Guests are raving about its brand new deck, too!

Just Beachy Cottage circa 1967

more summer fun

This ground level beach cottage is located on Tybrisa Street. Guests love its easy walk to the beach, and downtown Tybee’s shops and restaurants. It’s also close to the Back River Fishing Pier and the Alley 3 Paddleboard and Kayak Launch. Pack your wags because it has a fenced-in yard and a large screened porch!

Madelyn’s on the Marsh circa 1954

madelyns on the marsh pillows

This dog and cat friendly cottage includes our brand standard and complimentary WIFI. It’s a very affordable and value priced family cottage. Guests love that it’s located on the marsh with amazing sunrises and bird watching.

Marigold Cottage

marigold cottage

This beautifully renovated and raised Tybee cottage is on the Beach side of Butler Avenue. That means there’s no crossing a street to get to the beach! This home is new to the rental market and the Mermaids are thrilled to have this new addition to our collection of vintage and historic cottages!

Seacation circa 1940

mermaid cottages for more summer fun

Seacation is a wonderful, large family beach cottage located on the south end and on the beach side of Butler Avenue! We can’t wait for you to come and stay!

Tybee Daze Cottage circa 1945

tybee daze back deck

This 1940’s vintage cottage is located on a quiet street and only five blocks to the beach. It’s full of original art by the owner and located close to the Back River Beach, fishing pier and Alley 3 Kayak area.

Whispering Palms circa 1925

summer fun at whispering palms pool

This beautiful, vintage southern beach home boasts a magical southern yard, a private pool, six bedrooms, five bathrooms and is pet friendly!

Won’t you come and stay and play in these Mermaid Cottages for more summer fun? Mermaid Cottages very much appreciates your continued support during these topsy turvy times. We’re always excited to see you.  It doesn’t matter if it’s for the first time or the tenth!


Mermaid Cottages Now Features BabyQuip Rentals

BabyQuip is the leading baby equipment rental service, with providers in over 500 destinations across the US and Canada. This year BabyQuip was featured on the ABC hit show Shark Tank and now you can rent them for your stays with Mermaid Cottages in Tybee Island, GA.

While some vacation properties may already have cribs available for their guests,  BabyQuip offers full-size cribs, strollers, books and toys, car seats, high chairs, bath equipment, beach toys and so much more! This allows families to pack light and travel easier, while still having everything they need to keep their little ones safe and happy.

As an Independent Quality Providers (QPs) BabyQuip will deliver, and set up clean, safe, and insured baby gear at Mermaid Cottages. BabyQuip can even meet families at the airport!

Here is the direct link to items available:
BabyQuip will be continuing to add to the inventory so if there is something not yet listed, guests are still welcome to inquire.

Stardust Cottage

Vacation rental house. Sleeps 6, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Cats, Dogs allowed.

606 Jones Avenue Tybee Island, GA 31328

Stardust is a ground-level cottage located on Jones Avenue and is close to several other Mermaid Cottages (rent several for large family vacations!) as well as just a few blocks from the beach. Adorable Sandy Toes is just across the street!

Reserve Stardust Cottage

safe and healthy stay with mermaid cottages

Safe And Healthy Stays With Mermaid Cottages

All the Mermaids are delighted you’ll be coming to visit our beloved Tybee Island. The entire world has changed and as a result there are changes we’re making as a Professional Vacation Rental Management Company. Should you have any questions, please call or email our head mermaid, 912 313 0784

Arrivals and departures. More than ever, our housekeeping professionals need the full time to clean our homes between visitors. As a result, we are not allowing any early check ins before 4PM or late check outs after 10AM. We’re sure you want you want your home to be as spotless clean as possible just as the guests checking in after you will. This does require the full cleaning time.

Supplies in the home. We provide a starter supply of Toilet paper, paper towels, trash bags, dish soap and dishwasher detergent. We do NOT supply hand soap or disinfectant wipes for the homes. We strongly suggest you bring both with you. The local stores do supply toilet paper and paper towels in the stores, but if you are driving, you might want to bring extra from your home.

Maintenance Issues. For any non emergency issues, our maintenance team will NOT be coming in the home while you’re there. Ideally any non emergency issues can wait until your check out. Any emergencies- AC, appliance, major plumbing issues- our professionals in these areas will come into the homes IF You’re ok with that.

Thank you very much for coming to visit. Our island’s economy relies completely on visitors and tourism and we truly appreciate your support.

maddies on jones cottages

26 Tybee Island Doors That Knock Us Out

These are 26 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