Turtle Cottage W/Beach Location, Pool, Hot Tub, Seeps 6 or 12
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- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Tybee Island house description
An original, 'charming Tybee cottage,' consisting of 2 units which can be rented individually or separate. Both units are newly renovated with modern conveniences, very clean, attractively furnished, supplied w/cotton bed linens and towels. Convenient mid island location. Across from the beach; walk to beach shops & restaurants. Enjoy the furnished, tropical courtyard next door w/pool & hot tub. Free WiFi , beach caddy to carry your items to the beach, 2 furnished porches w/gas grill and off street parking (1 vehicle per unit). The Turtle unit sleeps 6 & consist of 1 king bed, 1 queen bed, 1 single bed, plus sofa bed. Should you want to rent both units besides the Turtle unit, it will sleep a total of 12 people. Both units are one story and independent from one another but a great setup for large families. See www.HomeAway.com #181735 for more details on the other unit.
Just grab your duds & WALK to the beach - saving you $20/day on parking meters. There is a great restaurant practically right on the beach at your location. How convenient is that when you're on the beach, thirsty for a cold drink and something to eat & use the restroom? Your location also has a crosswalk to the beach - we're talking 3 minutes & you're on the beach.
Relax on the white, sandy beach, in the porch swing, in the hot tub or on a float in the pool. Remember, your are on 'Island Time', but we call it 'Tybee Time' I promise you, you can get use to it.
Tybee cottage consist of 2 exceptional units, 'THE FLAMINGO' Cottage & 'THE TURTLE' Cottage- each unit sleeps 6 people comfortably. Rent one with 2 BR + Sofa Bed, &1 Bath- sleeping 6 OR rent both for larger groups with 4 BRs,+ 2 Sofa Beds and 2 Baths- sleeping 12.
The sleeping arrangements for both units consist of two king beds, one queen bed, four twin beds, and two sofa beds. Each unit is independent & has their own privacy. They are accessible to each other from both covered porches. The pictures specify which room belongs to which unit.
Bikes, mopeds, and golf carts are available to rent close by and are a great way to see the island and experience the warmth and hospitality of the local people. We highly recommend you visit our historic city, 'Savannah', you're only 20 minutes away & approx. 45 minutes from the airport, 30 miles from Amtrak train station, & 20 miles from I-16 Interstate Hwy
Our goal is to offer you a great vacation home experience you will cherish for a life time. We build our business on things that matter the most and that's location, quality, & service along with an affordable rate. We furnish a 'Activity Book', brochures, & maps inside each cottage. Welcome to Southern Hospitality !
Be sure to check our reviews. Any questions, call your Rental Agent - Rebecca.912-210-3422
Keywords: Tybee Rental, Tybee Cottage, Tybee Is. GA, Beach House, Savannah Ga, sleeps 6 or 12, Coastal Coast, Beach Cottage, Pool, Atlantic Ocean, Georgia Coast, Georgia Beaches, dog friendly, walk to beach, holiday, hot tub, retreat, rental
- 2050 sq. ft.
- 1 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Pet Friendly. Please call Rebecca to discuss. Dogs must not be left alone in house without crating. City ordinance - dogs must not disturb neighbors by barking at any time. Dogs must not be over 25 lbs. $20/day pet fee....moreless
Great location for children; Memorial Park 2 blocks away with great playground equipment, volley ball, basket ball & tennis courts plus skate boarding area, and of course the beach. Roller skating Fri. nights at YMCA...moreless
- Limited Accessibility:
- Non Smoking Only:
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- full bath in each unit, plus outside shower
Kitchen & Dining
(2) Full kitchen in the Turtle includes refrigerator/freezer/ice-maker, electric stove & oven, double sink, dishwasher, built-in microwave, blender,toaster & coffee maker. Flamingo has all the above with the exception of a dishwasher ...moreless
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- Wood Fireplace:
- Living Room seats 6:
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- The cottage is directly across from the beach; there is a crosswalk (Ga law to stop for pedestrians at crosswalk). The lifeguard chair is visible from the your street - you are that close, but the house is not ocean view. Walk to the best restaurants on the island. Surf/Beach store just a 1/2 block away for all your beach needs, including fishing needs. Cottage is on parade route - great for parades and marathons - front row seat. The Tybee shuttle can be caught here should you so desire to catch a ride to different locations on the island without taking your car and paying meters....moreless
- Shared Hot Tub:
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- CD Player
Lanai / Gazebo:
Back of house- complete with night lighting, umbrella table & chairs, plus porch swing - all under decorative arbor. Enjoy a great sunset in the afternoon while sitting in the swing with a cool drink....moreless
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- Away From It All
Location & View
- Water Skiing
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Roller Blading
- Jet Skiing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Water Tubing
- Surf Fishing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Basketball Court
- Eco Tourism
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Gambling Casinos
- Sight Seeing
- Fitness Center
- Wildlife Viewing
- Horseback Riding
- Bird Watching
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Miniature Golf
ReviewsWrite a review
We LOVED The Turtle and The Flamingo!
We LOVED The Turtle and The Flamingo!
This was my first time to Tybee Island although our traveling companions had recommended it. We started searching for a house in late winter and happened upon the cottages. We were looking for a house that would accomodate an extended family and friends vacation. These two cottages fit the bill exactly and we could not have been more pleased. Actually, it was even better than I had hoped for. Proximity to the beach is excellent and the owners bent over backwards to ensure that we had a lovely time. The cottages were spotless and well appointed and I felt like I was at home. Our Cairn Terrier went with us on vacation, so for those of you looking for a pet friendly rental, you definitely need to look here. We would definitely go back.
- Guest Mountain Beach Bum (Amherst, Va. USA)
- Date of stay 07/12/13
- Review Submitted 07/25/13
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, tourists without a car, age 55+, families with teenagers, pet owners, girls getaway.
Owner response: Thank you for your gracious review & it pleases us tremendously to know you & your family had a great time. We offer our guest only what we would expect for our own families. We do strive to offer our guest a nice & clean place & to accommodate them any way possible. We continuously look for our satisfied customers to come back and we will be looking forward to your return to Tybee Island again. Yes, we have the blanket and it is on the way to you. God Bless
My family and I recently stayed at the Flamingo Cottage on Tybee. It is decorated cute, appears clean, and the location to the beach is wonderful. However, at our arrival we were greeted with 7 dead large palmetto bugs. We contacted the agent who rented the property to us and she was very helpful. She sent out an exterminator asap. He informed us that palmetto bugs are a huge problem on the island. We were unaware of this. He also informed us that at his routine visit the day before, he had left a back closet window open all night by mistake letting in these bugs. He apologized and went on his way. Feeling better, we stayed the next 3 days with no more bug problems. A hard rain occured on the 4th day. We left for the day and when we arrived that night, we were greeted with more dead roaches and 2 crawling up the walls, 1 crawling in the bedroom, and 1 crawling by the front door, all the length of your finger...eeewww. We were so creeped out and frustrated, we left that next day cutting our vacation short by 2 days. We emailed our frustrations and requested some sort of refund, but the agent would not issue any refund of any sort. She told us the bugs were out of her control and I agree with that for a couple but not 15-16. It was obviously out of hand. She also stated this had not been a problem by other renters, however we found in the guestbook a comment quoted, "Nice cottage if you don't mind a few roaches." So all in all, the Flamingo Cottage is a cute little cottage close to the beach if you don't mind roaches. WE DO and will not be returning. We take a beach vacation somewhere every year and have never had this problem!
- Guest Kristen C.
- Date of stay 06/29/13
- Review Submitted 07/05/13
Owner response: Coastal Georgia Cottages takes great pride in presenting nice, clean homes for our guest. Matter of fact, the cleanliness of our rentals seems to be the greatest compliment we receive from our guest. Insects are a part of life, that is why we have a professional exterminator spray every month for bugs; that is why you saw dead bugs. Our exterminator was prompt in responding immediately 3 different times during your stay. Due to the excessive amount of rain the entire southeast has had lately, it is not uncommon for bugs to be more of a nuisance. The exterminator searched the entire house looking for anything that even looked like a crack that could be a source of entry and corrected it. I feel confident that he left no stone unturned should there have been any place that was accessable. We had other homes rented the same week but no one complained of any bugs, but any concern of our guest is a concern of ours. You told the exterminator that you & your children had a phobia about bugs, and I do regret that you were frightened. As far as the weather----we all like to have great weather while on vacation, but I am sure we all have experienced rain from time to time on our vacations, but sighting a bug and rainy weather does not constitute a refund. I can not control the weather but I can control what's in my power and that's answering any concerns of my guest and acting promptly. Yes, we go to great lengths to make our cottages very attractive and decorative for our guest to add to their festival, "beach" vacation, thanks for the compliment.
Our group rented the Turtle and Palm Cottages and it was wonderful. The cottages were immaculate, fully equipped and were tastefully decorated to reflect the turtle and palm themes. Enjoyed having the swimming pool onsite and yet only a short walk from the beach (best of both worlds). We did take a ride into Savannah for part of a day and checked out the shops/restaurants on River St. Overall, we had a great time and able to get alot of rest and relaxation; looking forward to a return visit.
- Guest AWARE (Plymouth, CT)
- Date of stay 09/16/12
- Review Submitted 09/28/12
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, tourists without a car, age 55+, families with young children, girls getaway.
Owner response: Thanks ladies for your gracious review. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay and how much you liked the "Turtle". We strive to make things extra nice for our guest - sounds like we did OK. Hope to see you again.
Daughter's wedding - time with family
Daughter's wedding - time with family
This was our first trip to Tybee and we plan on coming back.. Our daughter got married on the beach Saturday so my family and I rented all 3 cottages for the week to spend time together.. The owner's are Awesome people treated us like family. The was the best vacation we have had in a long time. So much to do for kids of all ages golfing, swimming, fishing, bike riding, jet sking, shopping, ghost tours in Savannah, River Street. Perfect LOCATION. I recommend these cottages to any family or friends that would like to be together but still have your space. The pool area was an Oasis after spending time on the beach - had a few cookouts. This was the best place we have stayed in a long time. Thanks for the wonderful memories............
- Guest Laura (Loganville, Georgia)
- Date of stay 06/15/12
- Review Submitted 06/26/12
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, sightseeing, tourists without a car, age 55+, families with teenagers, families with young children, girls getaway, adventure seekers.
Owner response: Laura, thanks for your nice review. It is a pleasure seeing people enjoying themselves especially with family. I am so glad the weather was great for the beach wedding and everyone had a good time. We look forward to seeing our guest return, so hope to see you next time. God Bless
Indy Girls Trip
Indy Girls Trip
We had a wonderful time in the turtle cottage.It was myself and two girlfriends from Indianapolis.The Turtle Cottage was great,It was even nicer than the photos looked on line.We went to eight of the top ten restaurants in Tybee Island on trip advisor,and had wonderful seafood. Rented bikes for the week and rode them all over the island, walked the beach,went out on lighthouse and also did Savanhh for a day.Had a wonderful trip and we will be back
- Guest Sandra J. (Indianapolis Ind)
- Date of stay 05/15/10
- Review Submitted 08/24/10
Recommended for: Tourists without a car, age 55+, girls getaway.
Owner response: Sounds like you girls took it all in & had a fun and relaxing time. Sure glad you decided to stay with us and hope you will come back. It's impossible to see all the wonders Savannah and Tybee has to offer. Thank you for your review and it thrills us to know we help make your stay at Tybee a little nicer. God Bless
Had a great time!!
Had a great time!!
This was our first visit to Tybee. The Turtle Cottage was just like we pictured it.. very cute and cozy, and very clean. It was just big enough for our family of 4. We loved the decor with all the extra touches like the turtle cabinet knobs and all the handpainted murals and items. The front porch was nice to sit on in the evening and watch the traffic and bicyclers go by. The back deck was nice for an evening of grilling out. The beach was just a short walk and having access to a lovely pool and garden was the icing on the cake. We loved renting bikes and my husband and son biked the entire island. Of course having free WIFI was also a plus. The only thing that would've made it better would've been to be located right on the beach. I would recommend this cottage to family and friends who need a quiet place to relax and/or reconnect with famiy.
- Guest Lori (Calhoun, GA)
- Date of stay 06/05/10
- Review Submitted 08/12/10
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, sightseeing, age 55+, families with teenagers, families with young children, girls getaway.
Owner response: We are excited you were very pleased with your accommodations and that your vacation time on Tybee was memorable for your family. Yes, being on the beach would be nice - but that does have some draw backs too - mainly a much larger increase in price and not as private. We do make it convenient by supplying a beach cart for all your beach needs; cross the convenient cross walk; a few steps & you are on the beach and alot less pricey. We hope you will come again. God Bless!
Prices for 1 unit listed below; add same price for both units Winter/ Dec.1-Mar. 14 $1100 per week or $183 per night (2 night min.) Fall/ Sep.16-Nov. 30 $1295 per week or $215 per night (3 night min.) Spring/ Mar.15-April 30 $1250 per week or $208 per night (3 night min.) Summer/ June 1-August 15 $1495 per week (1 week min.) Spring Shoulder/May1-May 31 $1395 per week or $233 per night (4 night min.) Fall Shoulder/ Aug.16-Sept 15 $1350 per week or $225 per night (4 night min.) 13% hotel tax; Cleaning from $85- $170 10% Military Discount
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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- Nearest Airport: Savannah/Hilton Head Airport at 20 Miles
- Nearest Train: Amtrak at 15 Miles
- Nearest Motorway: Hwy 80 over the bridge from Tybee Is. at 5 Miles
- Nearest Golf: Wilmington Is. Club-20 min. away at 12 Miles
About the owner: Coastal Georgia Cottages is a family owned business. We have lived at Tybee for 25 years and have been in the rental business for a long time. We enjoy what we do and like meeting people from all over the world. My daughter-in-law, Rebecca, is our rental agent and is responsible for the cleaning of the cottages, two of our sons are captains on the Savannah Dept.,Mark and Paul; they do all the repairs and new construction. My husband Richard assist me in making decisions & coming up with some fantastic ideas. I, Alicia, do all the purchasing, paperwork, marketing, decorating, and assist in decision making. We, as a family, like working & being together. Our small 4 lb. yorkie, Scooter, you might say is the mascot for Coastal Georgia Cottages. You will probably see him in the courtyard from time to time; no you're not seeing a little rat - it's Scooter. He looks more like a miniature raccoon. We hope you will give us the privilege to accommodate you.
Why the Owner Chose Tybee Island:
We love the area and mid island location. It's nice to walk to the beach without the hassle of driving and loading your car and paying parking meters. That gets pretty expensive - usually $20 a day. Tybee is only 20 minutes from historic Savannah. I especially like River Street on the waterfront with all the quaint shops. It's a beautiful city with huge oak trees, Spanish moss & flowers. It's surely a southern town and loaded with history. Besides, this is where Paula Dean lives -YA'LL have heard of her - come try out her cooking at her restaurant or Uncle Bubba's..
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Convenient walk to BEACH, swim in the pool, relax in the hot tub! Great mid island location is handy to most everything. As a matter of fact, right here in front of the house is a restaurant almost sitting on the beach which makes it handy to grab a bite to eat and have a cool drink while on the beach. The cottage is on Butler Avenue where all the parades & marathons go right in front of the house. You won't miss anything I assure you. I, too, like the fact that the Gym, Park, bike/walking routes, ice cream shop, store, & library are close to the house.
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Large saltwater Pool / Hot Tub with special, romantic lighting at night
Spacious Pool and Hot Tub for a delightful night swim
Welcome to Tybee's 'Charming' Turtle/Flamingo Cottage with POOL and HOT TUB
Turtle Kitchen w/electric stove, oven, DW, refegerator/freezer, bar, microwave
Turtle-New, full bath w/double sinks, tub/shower w/ marble tub surround-
Turtle's King bed w/dresser, walk-in closet, ceiling fan
Flamingo's liv/kit combined with large HDTV, stero/CD player, free Wifi
flamingo's king size bedroom, TV, Wifi, wood floors, cental H/A
Flamingo, tub/shower w/marble tub surround, vanity, basket/toiletries
Visit Historic Tybee Lighthouse (still active), Museum, Keepers House, Gift Shop
Tybee's, Scad Sand Art Festival, large number of contestants
Historic Savannah- enjoy a ride/dine down the Savannah River
Enjoy floating in the pool or laying in the chase with a good book.
Tybee's sunrise at your location every morning. Yes, it's worth it !
Enter sailboat gate to the Tropical courtyard with fountains, pool & hot tub
Turtle's dinning/livng area
Turtles liv/din area, sofa bed, TV, stero w/CD, DVD, Wifi, central H/A
Turtle- Queen bed and Twin Bed Dresser, ceiling fan, tile floor, closet
Flamingo's furnished kitchen. Coffee, sugar & creamer upon your arrival
Flamingo - 3 twin beds with dresser, closet, ceiling fan, wood floors
Back Deck. It's 5 o'clock somewhere - and it's HERE at the Turtle & Flamingo
Famous Beach Bum Parade comes right in front of the cottage
Historic Savannah River Front - 20 minutes away - much to do and see
Savannah- home of Johnny Mercer, City Market w/shops, restaurants, entertainment
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