Cottage Charm, Coastal Calm

Cottage Charm, Coastal Calm

Girls Getaways

Have Y’all Met Tybee Twins

have y'all met tybee twinsHave y’all met Tybee Twins?  The most recent addition to our Mermaid Cottages collection is  all ready to go for Fall 2015!  Y’all know of our love for historic cottages and that means you’re in for a special, nostalgic treat!

This adorable cottage is pet friendly and features a fenced yard, three bedrooms and three full baths! This will be a great cottage for family vacations, girlfriend getaways and everything in-between.  Each bedroom is unique and decorated in perfect beach style.

have y'all met tybee twins

Calm and relaxing, the master suite features a King bed and it has its own en suite full bath! …

Revisiting an Old Love in Tybee Island

revisiting an old love in tybee islandReaching back to touch upon memories from the past is much like revisiting an Old Love in Tybee Island.  Many trains have come and gone, having brought Savannah folks and wealthy Americans to this little slice of the Georgia coast, once upon a time.  There were days past when making the 18 mile journey from the Hostess City out to Tybee would have taken the better part of a day and then the railroad came.  Excited beach goers could enjoy the leisurely ride out to the edge of the ocean and then take those last longing looks at the sea as the train headed back at sunset.  One of the most beautiful memories of that time waits to receive her guests in grand style long after the trains have stopped.  Still validating the ticket dreams of those coming to let go of the stresses and worries of life on the mainland.

revisiting an old love in tybee island

Old Love circa 1921 is a classic 1920’s beach cottage on Tybee’s original cottage row.  It’s perfectly pink with a tin roof, bead board …

Hallelujah Girls In Tybee Island

The Hallelujah GirlsYou know Mermaid Cottages as the go to source to plan your Girls Getaways, Honeymoons, Babymoons and special events.  We so happy to tell you about an upcoming event that’ll have you ringing up your gal pals and heading our way.  Coming soon will be The Hallelujah Girls in Tybee Island.  The Tybee Arts Association (TAPS) presents The Hallelujah Girls May 9, 10, 11, 12 and 17, 18, 19 at the Tybee Arts Center’s Jim Ingham Black Box Theatre.

Hallelujah Girls
Trina Brown and Kim Trammell, starring in “The Hallelujah Girls” on Tybee. Photo by Michael McCoy.

The play covers a year in the lives of five feisty women of Eden Falls, Georgia.  The gals decide to …

Fins Up For Girls Getaways

We’re always Fins Up for Girls Getaways!  Whether you’re bringing your book club, planning a Tybee Island Destination Wedding or you just want to gather up your gang to make wonderful new memories, Mermaid Cottages loves to share our cottage charm and coastal calm!

photo by Donna V.

Donna and her Gal Pals stayed over with us at Enlisted Mens Mess Hall circa 1929 and we love this note and these wonderful photos Donna sent:

“I want to tell you that I had one of the BEST VACATIONS at Tybee that I
have ever had there and I started coming in 1990.  Sometimes I stay one
night in Savannah on my way to Florida for spring break and other times I
have spent several days at Tybee.  When I have multiple days I always stay
at Tybee.  I brought two friends with me that had never been to Tybee and
they fell in love with it as much as I have loved it all these years.  We
drove around the island scoping out Mermaid cottages so that one friend can
come back with her husband, her kids and their spouses and her
grandchildren.  She wants a Mermaid when she comes.  This was my first
experience in a cottage and I will never do it any other way again.  I hope
to make repeat visits to the Enlisted Men’s Mess Hall.  I plan to work one
more year before I retire and then would love to spend a month on Tybee in
January or February.  The MERMAIDS are wonderful and we appreciate all that
you did to make planning our trip so easy.  My friends think that I am the
greatest vacation planner for finding this wonderful place.  Thanks to
Seaside Sisters for recommending Mermaids when I was there in March.  You
are wonderful.  THANK YOU.  The only bad thing was having to return home to
39 degree temps and having to come to work this AM.”  -Donna V. …