Sapelo Island-Leave the World Behind(52 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Loft + Den, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)
Last minute CANCELLATION!!! Now available Nov. 12 thru Nov. 27th.
Ready to leave the world behind for a complete get away? The Retreat on Sapelo awaits you. Yours may be the only footprints on the 7 miles of uninhabited beach on the Atlantic Ocean, this barrier island if full of sun, wildlife, birds and outdoor recreational opportunities. INCLUDES USE OF A VEHICLE WHILE YOU ARE ON THE ISLAND (You pay for the gas) AND TWO 26' BEACH CRUISER BICYCLES ARE INCLUDED IN THE PRICE. CALL OR EMAIL NOW!
ARTIST, WRITERS, PHOTOGRAPHERS--Need a quiet place away to work. The Retreat on Sapelo is perfect, private, with highspeed wireless I-Net and your own vehicle and bicycles to roam the island at will and let it inspire you. Empty out mainland cares and distractions and let the creativity flow.
Get on the passenger ferry, Katie Underwood, for the 20 minute ride to the island. Let the wind and waves wash away your cares and stress and recreate you into the person you are AND RECONNECT WITH YOUR LOVED ONES.. Peaceful, serene and full of wildlife and birdlife, this 44 square-mile island has less than 100 inhabitants and is home to the historic Geechee community of Hog Hammock. island population is less than 100 people.
Your base camp will be the The Retreat, an upstairs apartment with its own private deck, a great place for morning coffee and breakfast, unwinding after your day out on the island or stargazing at night. You will have a separate bedroom with a queen size bed, built in bunk beds for two, a sitting area with futon (can sleep 2 more), a full bathroom, full kitchen and pine dining nook.
Two bicycles are furnished with the rental and guests are furnished transportation during their stay.
Generally, you have to bring your food; there is now the option of having the evening meal catered. If you're lucky to be here when she's cooking you may get to eat at Lula's Kitchen where local food is served in abundance and in the Gullah/Geechee style.
GA.R.E. Lic. #286116.
Keywords: Cottage like retreat; beach, solitude, serenity, non-consumeristic, geechee, research, artist, writers, photographers, rest, relaxation, fish, hunt, renewal,restoration.
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Member since: 2008
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Theme Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Dining Area
- Air Conditioning
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Mobile Phone
- Parking Off Street
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Catering Available:
- Cooking Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Pet Fee $30
- Taxes Not included
$850.00 per week for 4 or more guests.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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My Sapelo Retreat is on Sapelo Island which is 4 1/2 mi. from the mainland. On the Island there is only 1 small convenience store and a post office. Several of the things I have commented on are in the historic fishing village of Darien, a frequent overnight before the trip over to Sapelo. For instance, there is a great little salon and spa, Eternity Salon and Spa, in Darien. The restaurants I've commented on are in Darien and there is a fine gourmet wine and cheese store and wine bar there, Waterfront Wine and Gourmet on the waterfront on Broad Street. Some types of activities require hiring a guide, deep sea fishing, kayaking, scuba diving but I can connect you with the folks who do those things. Just ask! I'll be glad to answer your questions.
About the owner: HI! I AM LUCY AND MY HUSBAND, MIKE, AND I OPERATE OUR VACATION RENTAL APARTMENT ON SAPELO. IN OUR OTHER LIVES MIKE IS A CONTRACTOR AND I AM A REALTOR WITH COASTAL PROPERTIES OF GEORGIA (912 437-2444. WE'VE BEEN LIVING ON SAPELO FOR 16-22 YEARS DEPENDING ON WHICH OF US YOU ARE TALKING TO. WE LOVE IT. SAPELO CAN PROVIDE TOTAL AND COMPLETE DOWNTIME-SOMETHING HARD TO GET IN TODAY'S WORLD. YOU FORGET HOW MANY STARS THERE ARE. NO TRAFFIC. NO LIGHT POLUTION. NO TEMPTATIONS TO STALK THE MALLS. WALK OUR BEACHES AND LET THE SUN, WIND, AND WATER WASH AWAY YOU CARES, FATIGUE AND FRUSTRATION.
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You'll probably ride the passenger ferry, the Katie Underwood to reach Sapelo.
Sitting area and dining nook looking toward the front door.
Entering My Retreat from the deck this is your first view of the the apartment.
Pine nook seats six or you can have your meals outside on the deck.
Built in bunkbeds in hallway oposite the bathroom.
Pavillion at out S end beach, Nanny Goat. Beach 3/1/2 - 4 miles long.
Beaches are very wide. You may be the only one on the beach.
Other things you may enjoy in our Hog Hammock Community like our library.
Our McIntosh Co. shrimp is renowned for its low iodine and sweet flavor.
Your Private Deck is your entry to My Sapelo Retreat.
You'll be met at the ferry by your host and taken to your base at My Retreat.
A microwave and referigator are in the fully furnished kitchen
From the sitting area toward the bedroom. HDTV located here.
Bedroom is 13 x 14 feet. Apartment has wireless highspeed internet.
Sunrises come softly to Sapelo Island.
North end beach is called Cabretta and is the least used and most wild.
You may want to schedule a tour of the N end to see the ruins at Chocolate.
Sunsets like this can burn your brain your good memories of you days on Sapelo.
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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