Where to stay around Jekyll Island, GA?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,321 vacation rentals near Jekyll Island. From 577 Condos/Apartments to 460 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Jekyll Island for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Jekyll Island?

VRBO offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Jekyll Island. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Villas by the Sea Resort and Conference Center: 1,338 vacation rentals
  • Driftwood Beach: 1,359 vacation rentals
  • Jekyll Island State Park: 1,335 vacation rentals
  • Georgia Sea Turtle Center: 1,335 vacation rentals
  • Jekyll Island Golf Club: 1,334 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Jekyll Island listed on VRBO 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 Condos/Apartments in Jekyll Island?

Yes, of course. VRBO has 577 Condos/Apartments in Jekyll Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Jekyll Island include:

  • Houses: 460 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 135 rentals available
  • Cottages: 95 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Jekyll Island?

Yes, you can select your prefered vacation rental with pool among our 862 vacation rentals with pool available in Jekyll Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Jekyll Island vacation rentals made easy

    Over the centuries, the scenic shores of Jekyll Island have passed through many hands—from the indigenous people who once hunted in its marshes, to Spanish, French, and finally British settlers. All of these cultures have left their indelible imprint on the area, as visitors to the Jekyll Island National Historic District soon discover. A rich heritage, combined with golden beaches, endless activities, and fascinating wildlife have made this island a must-visit destination, while the availability of Jekyll Island vacation rentals to suit all tastes makes it easier than ever to start your adventure on the right foot.

    Jekyll Island’s feathered friends

    Thanks to its favorable climate and convenient location along the Atlantic Migratory Flyway, Jekyll Island boasts an enviable diversity of birdlife. Bird-enthusiasts can spot rare specimens, such as piping plovers and painted buntings, along the coast and in the wetlands, while ranger-led tours offer a fantastic introduction to bird-watching. These expeditions also provide an informative insight into local ecology and let you discover some of the region’s most celebrated natives, including bald eagles. A full schedule of tours is found online; exact routes may depend on the season.

    Splashing around on Jekyll Island

    Open May through September, with hours of operation varying from month to month, Summer Waves Water Park is the perfect recipe for a fun-filled family day out. The park has an assortment of rides to please all ages, from lazy floats along a gentle river to high-octane slides designed to get the pulse pounding, and it also presents incredible views of the Jekyll River. The park also has a store where equipment and unique souvenirs can be purchased, as well as a snack bar that offers healthy treats—so you can while away the day with everything at your fingertips.

    Jekyll Island’s got sun in spades

    Beach-lovers and water babies come to Jekyll Island in their droves during the summer, so Jekyll Island vacation rentals can be hard to come by in these months; book early to enjoy sizzling days on the sands, as average temperatures inch into the low 80s. Winters are short and temperate, with the days providing ideal conditions for outdoor exploration. Fall is the best time to visit Jekyll Island—temperatures are warm, days sunny, and Jekyll Island vacation rentals tend to have more availability. Trips to the beach are still on the cards, and you’ll also benefit from off-season rates.

    Preserving Jekyll Island’s wildlife

    Jekyll Island is home to the state’s only turtle rehabilitation center, the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, where an array of interactive exhibits educate visitors about these captivating creatures. The center is open daily, holidays excluded, and is a fabulous way to learn about the importance of coastal conservation. To learn more, why not head over to the 4-H Tidelands Nature Center, where you can see snakes, alligators, horseshoe crabs, and more? Here, children and their parents will discover the intricate balance of the region’s ecology through tours, nature walks, and talks.