Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of St. Simons Island

The area's churches and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in St. Simons Island. This city's island views, beaches and seaside draw many visitors. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around St. Simons Island

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes St. Simons Island a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sea Palms Resort Golf Course (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • King and Prince Golf Course (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Bloody Marsh Battle Site (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Marshes of Glynn Overlook Park (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Selden Park (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Waterfront Park (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in St. Simons Island

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 89°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in St. Simons Island

Travelers enjoy St. Simons Island for its island views and seaside. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, St. Simons Island is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Little River (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Demere Park (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Neptune Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Driftwood Beach (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Marshes of Glynn Overlook Park (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Selden Park (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around St. Simons Island

The nearest airport is in Brunswick, GA (BQK-Golden Isles), located 6.7 mi (10.8 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Saint Simons Island?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,492 house rentals around Saint Simons Island. From 557 Houses to 642 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Saint Simons Island?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Saint Simons Island:

  • East Beach: 585 vacation rentals
  • Saint Simons Heights: 1,120 vacation rentals
  • King City: 955 vacation rentals
  • Demere Park: 838 vacation rentals
  • Epworth Acres: 125 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Saint Simons Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Saint Simons Island. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sea Palms Resort Golf Course: 1,501 home rentals
  • Sea Island Golf Club: 1,152 home rentals
  • King and Prince Golf Course: 1,502 home rentals
  • St. Simons Island Pier: 1,484 home rentals
  • St. Simons Lighthouse Museum: 1,482 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Saint Simons Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Saint Simons Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 557 Houses in Saint Simons Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Saint Simons Island include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 642 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 99 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 99 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Villas and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Saint Simons Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 978 vacation homes with pool available in Saint Simons Island.

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