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Recent Tybee Island reviews

  • Great for families!

    "We just got back from a fabulous vacation on Tybee Island. This house was wonderful in so many ways. We had SEVEN children with us--aged 1,1,2,3,4,6,12. The rooms were spacious and cool for sleeping, and the ample shared living spaces were just what we needed. The wraparound porches made our week! Our angels ran around chasing each other while we sipped pina coladas and hoped none of them smacked another with a sand shovel. Delightful! The owner went above and beyond, loaning us his own baby's gear to make for a lovely stay. The beach could not have been better for us or the kids...a short stroll down a private road, then a massive tide pool every morning! Thanks for a great week in a dreamy spot."
    Guest: Heather Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 18, 2014
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  • What a week!

    "Our family had the great fortune of staying here for a much too short week. We were a group of 14 (should have been 16) with 3 generations, the youngest being 18 months old. There was plenty, and I do mean plenty of room in this historic, comfortable, house for our happy chaos. We had such nice weather, so much to do, caught 400 lbs of tasty fish, and had F-U-N. What a week! I want to say thank-you, thank-you, thank-you for a lovely week in that wonderful house. It was a true blessing to us that your family chose to share this home with visitors. Thanks again for the opportunity. We loved everything about the Island and our stay."
    Guest: Mimi A. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 1, 2014
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  • Great place!

    "We rented Big Blue for Thanksgiving weekend. Our son is stationed nearby and he brought four friends for dinner, we had ample space for all of us (8), and the open floor plan was great for serving Thanksgiving dinner, and playing games later. We enjoyed the close proximity of the property to shops, restaurants, and the beach! Thanks so much for a great place to enjoy time with our son, it was so nice to have a home away from home."
    Guest: Amy S. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 3, 2014
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  • Location Location Location

    "A get away for me and my adult children. One a fisherman and one a beach-going shopper. My son could fish in the backyard or just down the street. My daughter could hang at the beach and we shopped downtown while my son was at work. The house is simple but provides for your basic needs while away from home. Debbie and her husband were so incredibly helpful and available! They were so kind! THEY GIVE MILITARY DISCOUNTS! I am amazed at how many don't and I will not rent from them. Thank you for providing a nice place for me to have some very amazing and enjoyable family fun time! We will be back!"
    Guest: Valerie C. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 21, 2014
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Tybee Island Travel Tips

Just 18 miles from wonderful Savannah, Ga., lies gorgeous Tybee Island - an exceptional spot of you're looking for a relaxing, culturally enriching getaway.

Also known as Savannah Beach, this barrier island is easily accessible and sure to offer plenty of attractions of sights to please everyone. There's a rich history to be found here in various forts and museums as well as stunning natural scenery to experience. If that's not enough, you'll savor every meal as Tybee Island is known for it's diverse cuisine, but you can work off the extra calories by exploring the 3 miles of pristine beach, whether you're jumping in for a swim, strolling along the shore or casting a line to do some fishing.

If you're hoping to take advantage of a laid-back atmosphere and seriously lower your stress levels, you've come to the right place. Simply breathe in the salty sea air and you'll instantly feel all that tension just melt away.

Things to Do on Tybee Island

- Fort Pulaski: Step back in time to the Civil War era with a visit to Fort Pulaski, which was sieged by the Union Army and considered a "landmark experiment" in military science and invention history. Today visitors can check out the Fort Pulaski National Monument that offers year-round activities. The fort itself along with the demilune, ditches, drawbridges and dikes provide you with a wonderful example of military architecture, while indoor displays showcase the fort's history from its construction to its eventual fall to improved military technology. You can even take a guided tour to learn even more interesting facts about Fort Pulaski and its history.

- Tybee Island Light Station: Since 1732, the Tybee Island Light Station has been providing safe passage for sailors and mariners into the Savannah River. This historic station is one of the most intact in the U.S. as it still has all of its support buildings spread out over 5 acres. The station itself has been rebuilt on several occasions and currently displays the day mark from 1916. At the top is a First Order Fresnel lens, and it takes 178 stairs to reach it. This lovely spot if perfect for taking photographs you'll remember forever with such a beautiful backdrop, so don't forget the camera!

- Tybee Marine Science Center: Animal and water lovers alike won't want to miss out on a trip to the Tybee Marine Science Center. Here you can learn about the Tybee Island Sea Turtle Project as well as the local salt marsh and the creatures that live there. Kids will love exploring the beach walks, and everyone can appreciate the Coastal Georgia Gallery. You can even see a loggerhead sea turtle in the new aquatic display designed by the Georgia Aquarium.

- Tybee Museum: To learn even more about the history and heritage of Tybee Island, visit the Tybee Museum, which was established in 1961 by the Tybee Island Museum Association. One of the most intriguing features here is the museum's location in Battery Garland at Fort Screven, which was originally used to mount a large, rifled, long-range cannon. Throughout the space you can peruse artifacts, pictures, relics and exhibits detailing more than five centuries of history.

Dining on Tybee Island

- The Crab Shack: A favorite dining spot for visitors and locals alike is The Crab Shack, which features some of the best seafood on the island. In fact, the eatery has been voted as having the "best seafood" and "best outdoor dining" for years. There's a cool, laid-back vibe here that makes you want to just sit back and relax as you enjoy a variety of crab dishes, oysters, soups, stews and much more. Take in stunning views of the water and enjoy a nice afternoon or evening out.

- A-J's Dockside Restaurant: Another great place to grab a meal is A-J's, where you'll find even more delicious seafood. They've been serving customers since 2003, and offer both indoor and outdoor seating. From the outdoor deck, you'll be treated to amazing views of the Back River throughout your meal, adding some serious charm and ambience. If you're having dinner, you may even get to watch the sunset. Try the conch fritters, crab stew, salads, burgers or fish entrees and then rent a kayak and paddle off all those calories!

- The Breakfast Club: It's important to start the day off right with a healthy first meal, so stop by The Breakfast Club, a family owned and operated eatery that's won "best breakfast in Savannah" on several occasions. The sausages and sauces are all homemade, and the chef makes sure that everything is served fresh. Egg dishes, breakfast burritos, burgers and waffles are excellent menu choices to give you plenty of energy to get your through the day's adventures.

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