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Recent St. George Island reviews

  • Our Vacation

    "Our week at the beach started and ended at Carapace and it couldn't have been better. The setting was perfect on the beach the home was open to those inside as well as nature outside. This was our 5th year at St George Island and Carapace made this stay the best ever. I take my 81 year old mother to the beach every year for her birthday and she loved everything and thanks to the owner we were able to bring Jackson my pup with no problem. Of course we all go for the sun and surf, the nature and meeting all the others who come to enjoy the same. We did it all and then when we came in at the end of the day Carapace was comfortable and secure. I look forward to visiting again next year and gladly recommend this cottage and owner to all you are seeking solace at St George Island."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: May 2015 Review Submitted: May 24, 2015
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  • A Great Escape from the cold and snow!

    "This condo was just as described. We found it bright, clean, simply yet tastefully decorated, comfortable, and well-equipped. We were so excited to be right on the beach and witnessed 4 glorious sunrises. Unfortunately many of the other mornings were cloudy...something beyond anyone's control! The condo is centrally located, close to several shops, food markets, restaurants, and the light house. When the weather was too chilly for the beach we enjoyed watching a variety of DVDs. The owner was so easy to communicate with and added much to making our stay a pleasant one. We would highly recommend this condo and the location for anyone wanting to escape to a beautiful secluded island."
    Guest: Patti M. Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 13, 2015
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  • Wedding Anniversary Vacation

    "This place is absolutely fabulous. Received a call from the owner after we arrived to verify everything was as expected and if we needed anything who to contact. Making the reservations was a breeze. No hassle or run around on what the cost of rental or fees were. Everything was handled online. Received our deposit within 3 days of our checkout. What you see in the pictures is what you get. Very well maintained and very clean. We enjoyed our week at the property. It was everything we wanted. Quiet private area and close to the beach. You had the pool or the beach at your convenience. Outdoor shower was the bomb. Coming back from the beach hit the outdoor shower and can head right upstairs no sandy feet. Kitchen was fully equipped with all the necessary items needed for outdoor grilling as well as a shrimp boil. The screened in porch area off the kitchen was excellent. Enjoyed breakfast and coffee every morning in this area. We plan secure this house again next year and bring our children to enjoy the pleasures of this place."
    Guest: Beach Bums Date of Stay: May 2015 Review Submitted: May 20, 2015
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  • Great for families!

    "We spent our family Spring break here and had a blast! Perfect size for our family of 4. Our kids (4 and 8 yo) loved the pool and the loft! The bike path is so close. Aunt Ebby's is also, dangerously so! There are a lot of stairs, which is a common thing on the island. The kitchen was well stocked and the house clean! The Black Marlin is next door for dinner! I would recommend!"
    Guest: ericandsonia Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 3, 2015
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St. George Island Travel Tips

Just off of Florida's Gulf Coast you'll find St. George Island, a serene 28-mile stretch filled with unspoiled beaches and natural beauty, amazing fishing opportunities and the cool, laid-back lifestyle synonymous with island living.

This Floridian island won't be overly crowded, so you don't have to worry about sharing your perfect spot of sand. You can truly relax as you enjoy the gorgeous blue water, peaceful waves and warm breezes. Fishermen (and women) will find ample opportunities to cast a line and possibly hook speckled trout, redfish, whiting, flounder, snapper, grouper, mackerel and many more species of fish from around the shores and piers.

St. George Island also boasts plenty of nature to explore, whether you want to plan group hikes, bike rides or animal watching. From parks to marshes, there are tons of places to see local flora and fauna. For indoor fun, the island offers excellent shopping options for some retail therapy or to find the perfect souvenir in addition to delectable dining options where fresh seafood is a must and a thrilling nightlife where you can enjoy your favorite libation at a local bar, listen to live music and dance the night away.

Things to Do on St. George Island

Cape St. George Light and Keeper's House Museum: Learn about a bit of the island's history at the Cape St. George Light, a 72-foot brick lighthouse. The original structure stood for 153 years until it fell in 2005, but it was restored in 2008. Today visitors can climb the 92 steps to the top of the light and check out the unbeatable bird's eye view. Next to the lighthouse you'll find a replica of the original Keeper's House that's now a museum and gift shop. Inside you can see exhibits about the history of the lighthouse as well as a collection of artifacts. There's even an audio-visual interactive archive where you can check out videos, documents and photographs.

Sea Oats Art Gallery: Art lovers will want to plan a trip to the Sea Oats Art Gallery, which opened in 1996 and features the largest collection of art on the Forgotten Coast from local artists and craftspeople. The selections are constantly evolving, and there are currently about 80 artists showing their work throughout the space. As you peruse the gallery you may get the chance to meet a local artist or craftsperson dropping off their latest work, all of which reflects the island lifestyle. If you're interested in making art, the gallery also hosts workshops throughout the year.

St. George Island Public Beach: At least one day (or many) at the beach is a must when visiting this Florida spot, and St. George Island Public Beach is a great option. It's easily accessible and offers stunning views. Find the perfect place to lay down your beach towel and settle in to soak up the sun, catch up on a hard-to-put-down book, build the world's best sandcastle, throw the Frisbee. Dive right in the warm waters for a swim or try and catch a wave. Not only is the beach user-friendly, but there are pavilions for a delicious picnic, a playground for the kids and a ball court. You're sure to enjoy a lovely day filled with tons of fun. You'll also be able to see the lighthouse from the beach.

St. George Island State Park: To spend some quality time in nature, head to St. George Island State Park where you can enjoy a day of outdoor activities including boating, kayaking, hiking, canoeing, swimming and more. Paddle out onto the waters or grab a map and plan out an exhilarating hike. No matter what you do, keep an eye for the local wildlife, including turtles and birds. When you need to refuel, the park offers picnic areas with grills for a delectable meal al fresco.

Dining on St. George Island

Blue Parrot Oceanfront Cafe: Dining out while on vacation is always a joy because you get to experience to the local flavors of the place you're visiting. For exceptional fresh seafood and amazing water views, head to Blue Parrot Oceanfront Cafe. Dine on the outdoor decks, or if it's too hot, take your meal in the air-conditioned dining room. The cafe is right on the beach, making it a perfect place to sip a fruity daiquiri, pina colada or other beverage. Some menu favorites include conch fritters, seafood gumbo, stuffed grouper and crab cakes. Meat lovers have plenty of options as well including steaks, chicken and burgers. After your meal, you can rent a jet ski and have some fun on the water.

Harry A’s: Another great dining option is Harry A's where you can get breakfast, lunch, dinner or a late-night snack. It's a laid-back place and they even have a kid's menu for the little ones. Some top dishes here include oysters, sandwiches, pizza, salads and, of course, the catch of the day. Dine inside or out on the patio.

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