Feedback

VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

Show moreless

We're sorry, the exact location of this region is not in our database, so we are instead showing you the location of the nearest city .

Map view

This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Other areas nearby to St. Simons Island:

Recent St. Simons Island reviews

  • Loved This Restful Cottage

    "From the moment we arrived we felt relaxed at Kahlua's Cottage. It is a lovely home with relaxing porches...even nicer in real life than the photos. The kids thoroughly enjoyed the pool. The location is perfect--an easy walk to all the great spots! The owner was very kind and easy to work with. It was well worth the trip, and I hope we get to return soon!"
    Guest: Ben Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 18, 2014
    View listing
  • Spacious, clean, comfortable house

    "My six family members that spanned three generations all enjoyed our three day stay at this house. My sister and my favorite part was the upstairs floor that had two bedrooms, a den, kitchen, and bathroom. We felt like we had a little privacy, as the upstairs floor seems to have been built as a separate apartment. The downstairs kitchen and dining room was spacious. We had large breakfasts every day for all six of us. The house is a ten minute walk away from the beach. We rented three movies OnDemand on the TV and left a check for the cost on the dining room table when we left. This was very convenient for my family because we didn't have to drive to the nearest Red Box to pick out a DVD. It was the perfect little getaway for us. Thanks Amy!"
    Guest: CG Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 7, 2014
    View listing
  • You won't want to leave!

    "We stayed here with our dog for a month. Felt like home, everything we needed, charmingly decorated, spacious and very convenient to all amenities. John, the owner, was friendly, helpful, easily accessible and lots of fun. Lovely area to walk under the huge trees loaded with Spanish moss. The island is bicycle and pedestrian friendly as well as welcoming of dogs. Our little pet had as much if not more fun than we did! You can walk miles on the sandy beaches, eat in great restaurants such as the Black Water Grill (try the Demere Chicken!) or kick back on the deck under the huge old trees and enjoy the sun. We took our coffee to East Beach in the mornings to see the sun rise before running our dog on the beach. Met many people, both locals and visitors and made many friends so we're returning next year!"
    Guest: Snow birds Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: February 2, 2015
    View listing
  • Charming Beach Cottage

    "We really enjoyed our stay here. The home has so much character & charm with plenty of room for everyone. The location is perfect too, a short walk to the beach and the village. We enjoyed relaxing on the screen porch after a long day of house hunting and time at the beach."
    Guest: Terri B. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 20, 2014
    View listing

St. Simons Island Travel Tips

This spot in Georgia is the biggest of the Golden Isles along the southern Atlantic Coast. St. Simons Island boasts a temperate climate all year long, so whether you're planning to travel in the summer or the winter, you'll certainly be able to spend tons time enjoying the great outdoors.

The beaches are a big pull here with white, sandy shores warmed by the sun, gentle waters and ample space to spread out that beach towel and relax. The island is also a great place to spend afternoon fishing, either for leisure or to catch the evening's meal. If you prefer to dine out, St. Simons Island offers plenty of restaurants serving up local fare that are great for casual dining or an upscale night on the town. To really ease tension, there are lovely spas and salons where you can receive all the pampering you desire. Or, you can grab a bike and take some time to explore the 18 square miles of island terrain.

Things to Do on St. Simons Island

- Fort Frederica National Monument: History buffs, especially those who like learning about wars, will enjoy a visit to Fort Frederica National Monument. It was established in 1736 to protect the colony of Georgia from Spanish invaders in Florida, and today the land tells the story of a long-rooted conflict between Spain and Britain. The fort was named for Frederick Louis, the Prince of Wales, and used to control ship travel. Now you can explore the fort yourself as you step back in time and learn about life and war in the 18th century.

- Driftwood Education Center: If you enjoy hands-on experiences and would rather touch than look when visiting exhibits, then head to the Driftwood Education Center. Here you can get up close and personal with petting turtles, snakes, crabs and maybe even an alligator. You'll get a chance to really explore the marsh, beach and tidal river by jumping right in, and learn about the ecosystem and wildlife from trained professionals.

- The Island Players: Live performances are always fun during a holiday and if you're a theater enthusiast, you won't want to miss out on a show by The Island Players, who've been performing since 1956. Actors of all ages take the stage to put on four annual productions as well as a Young Peoples Summer Workshop. Previous shows have included Spamalot, Godspell, Busybody and many more.

- St. Simons Island Lighthouse: You won't want to forget the camera when you visit this postcard-like picture-perfect setting. The lighthouse can be found on the south end of the island and you can climb the numerous stairs to the top and check out the breathtaking view as well as the Keeper's Dwelling, which is home to the St. Simons Island Lighthouse Museum. Next door is the A.W. Jones Heritage Center where you'll find a research library, exhibits and and event hall. Also nearby is the Maritime Center, where you can learn the St. Simons Island military history as well as more about the island itself.

Dining on St. Simons Island

- Crabdaddy's: Visitors and locals alike love to frequent Crabdaddy's for delicious local seafood. Whether it's blackened, grilled, steamed or fried, for more than two decades, this has been a favorite eatery on the island. If seafood isn't your pleasure, there are also amazing, hand-selected steaks from local farmers along with vegetables, and the chefs cook up family recipes that will remind you of home. Be sure to save room for "to die for" desserts like mouthwatering bread pudding.

- Southern Soul Barbeque: Fans of down-home, Southern cooking will savor every bite of their meal at Southern Soul Barbeque. Slather the sauce over favorite dishes like ribs, pulled pork, brisket and chicken and pair it with homestyle sides like potato salad, collard greens, hoppin' john, mac and cheese and more. There's a great vibe here, though your mouth will be too full to have a real conversation about it. Wash it all down with a sweet tea and you'll feel nothing but satisfied after dinner.

- Barbara Jean's: Since 1998, eating a meal at Barbara Jean's has felt like dining at a close relative's home. This family-run eatery specializes in seafood as well as made-from-scratch, homestyle cooking, all served up in a relaxed, easy-going atmosphere. Some must-try dishes here include the crab cakes, she crab soup, tuna steaks, meatloaf and more. But don't fill up too fast, dessert is delicious here, so save room for the famous "chocolate stuff," bread pudding, key lime tart or fruit cobbler.

Sponsored Advertisement