Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in St. Simons Island, GA that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $120 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in St. Simons Island. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Charming Saint Simons Island vacation home rentals

Saint Simons Island, part of the Golden Isles, exudes Southern style. Expect ancient Southern oaks festooned with hanging Spanish moss, pretty beaches that never get overly crowded and a laid back ambiance that's typical of this little corner of America. If you're bringing the family and kids, there are countless opportunities for outdoor fun, both on land and sea. If it's just you and your significant other, you can score yourself a secluded little Saint Simons Island vacation rental for a private weekend break. There's a reason that it was once voted "America's #1 Favorite Romantic Town".

Things to do

Attractions near Saint Simons Island vacation rentals

Looking for a break with the family? You've found it at your Saint Simons Island vacation rental, where there are things to please both kids and parents. The little ones will thank you for a day spent at Neptune Park, where the waterslides, mini-golf and pier will surely put a smile on their faces. For a little slice of Southern history, you could swing by the maritime center, or the museum and library. You're by the sea, so there's no better way to close off the day than dropping into one of the casual eateries to gorge on fresh seafood, including freshly shucked oysters.

Activities

Things to do near Saint Simons Island vacation homes

The gorgeous Golden Isles climate means you're never short on things to do when you stay at a Saint Simons Island vacation rental. Take your pick each day for outdoor family fun. One day you could all be biking up and down the Saint Simons Island Trail System, the next saddling up to horseback ride along the beach, kicking up sand as you gallop. If you've brought your clubs, you won't be far from teeing off at a nearby course, or if that's not your thing, consider launching kayaks into the sea for a peaceful afternoon paddling in the sun.

Weather

Climate for your stay in Saint Simons Island vacation rentals

The Golden Isles have a delightful year-round climate and though they experience all 4 seasons, their position in the Gulf Ocean stops any major swings of temperature. Breeze coming off the ocean keeps the hot summer days comfortable, while the surrounding waters mean you'll rarely experience below-freezing temperatures if you stay in a Saint Simons Island vacation rental during winter. The busiest time is the summer months, when families escape the stuffy cities in favor of the seaside. If you plan to visit between June and August, be sure to get in early, the rentals get booked up well in advance.

Natural features

A smorgasbord of wildlife at Saint Simons Island

Saint Simons Island is ecologically complex, with marshes, estuaries and hardwood forests that provide a range of habitats for an astonishing number of species. Starting from the top, you've got the big boys like alligators lurking in the shallow waters and white-tailed deer, which dart through the woodland. Forest floor-dwelling critters like armadillos, racoons and minks are commonly spotted rustling around, while if you look up to the sky and canopy treetops, you'll likely see hawks, ospreys and southern bald eagles circling. It doesn't end there, though. The surrounding waters are packed with sea life, including dolphins, turtles and even gentle sea cows.

Beaches

Beaches near St. Simons Island vacation homes

St. Simons Island has many beautiful beaches for a day of fun and relaxation. Vacation homes are available near places like Driftwood Beach, a picturesque beach on an island with driftwood trees and a calm atmosphere, and Massengale Park, a park with access to sandy beaches and playgrounds. You could also visit the modest beach at Goulds Inlet to enjoy views of the island, bird-watching, and fishing opportunities.

How to get there

How to get to and around St. Simons Island

The nearest airport is in Brunswick, GA (BQK-Golden Isles), located 8.1 mi (13.1 km) from the city center.

Good for couples

Romantic vacation homes in St. Simons Island

Couples will love the romantic locations on St. Simons Island. Vacation rentals are available near places like the Retreat Plantation House, a historic home on beautiful grounds with period architecture, and the Emerald Princess Casino, a large casino cruise ship with table games and slots. You'll also enjoy Lover’s Oak, a historic oak tree with a commemorative plaque that’s popular for photos.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near St. Simons Island?

Whether you're organizing your next big adventure with friends or a romantic rendezvous with your special someone, one of these top vacation rentals in St. Simons Island is sure to catch your eye:

  • "4 Level Luxury Cottage On East Beach": If you're after someplace in East Beach with 7 bedrooms and plenty of charm, this retreat will tick your boxes. Amenities include internet services and a garage.
  • "Newer Construction - Short Walk To Beach": Stay a week or so at this property in Glynn County and take advantage of a barbecue grill, coffee and tea making facilities and more. It has 6 bedrooms to accommodate your family and friends.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect St. Simons Island vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near St. Simons Island?

We all need some time out every so often. If you're yearning for a couple of lazy mornings lounging around in your PJs with a good book, you'll find some excellent weekend getaways in and near St. Simons Island. Here are two of our favorites:

  • "Come Relax Large, Comfy Condo With Everything You Need" is perfect for a weekend of enjoyment and rest. It offers useful amenities, such as a barbecue grill and free toiletries, and is located around 6 miles to the south of St. Simons Island.
  • Alternatively, make new memories with your crew at "Mermaid Cottage Private Heated Pool", which is around 7 miles to the south of St. Simons Island. Take advantage of air conditioning, a washing machine and more here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around St. Simons Island?

You sure can. If you'd love a simple but stylish stay, you can't go past a studio apartment. These compact properties exude charm and are often situated in the middle of town. We recommend the following options in or near St. Simons Island:

  • After an exciting day of urban exploration, enjoy total comfort and privacy at "Best Location Peaceful Luxurious 1 Bedroom". A TV and a fitness facility are just some of the amenities on offer here.
  • Another top option is "Ground Floor Walk - Close To Beach Village Pier Restaurants. Dog Friendly". Don't be fooled by its compact size — this comfortable apartment is packed with convenient amenities like a smart TV, cable/satellite TV services and lots more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near St. Simons Island?

From cozy apartments to large vacation homes, Vrbo has your quick escape sorted. Here are just two of our top picks in and around St. Simons Island:

  • For a fantastic few nights away, it's hard to go past "Sassy Peach Cottage - 5 Bed/4. 5 Bath. Large Pool. Near Lighthouse". It's near the center of St. Simons Island, along with lots of things to put on your itinerary.
  • Another awesome option is "Gorgeous Upscale Villa, Short Walk To Beach And Pier". Round up your nearest and dearest and enjoy a comfortable stay close to the heart of St. Simons Island.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near St. Simons Island?

Whether spent in a log cabin or a beach house, a romantic weekend getaway is a fantastic way to say "I love you." Whisk your sweetheart off for a few days at one of these enticing escapes in or near St. Simons Island:

  • Put on some relaxing music and slow dance the nights away at "4 Level Luxury Cottage On East Beach". Around 6 miles from St. Simons Island, this property has everything you could want for a couple's weekend away, including a swimming pool and a nearby marina.
  • "Newer Construction - Short Walk To Beach" is another option that's guaranteed to impress. It's about 7 miles from St. Simons Island and has a fireplace and beauty services.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near St. Simons Island?

Vacation with others and have more fun. Whether you're planning an action-packed getaway with buddies or an overdue family reunion, there's no shortage of large group vacation rentals in and near St. Simons Island:

  • You'll have loads of room to spread out at "4 Level Luxury Cottage On East Beach". Around 6 miles south of St. Simons Island, this expansive retreat has 7 bedrooms and sleeps up to 16 guests. Amenities include a garden and a beach view.
  • "Newer Construction - Short Walk To Beach" is another awesome option. It's around 7 miles to the south of St. Simons Island, has 6 bedrooms and accommodates up to 16 guests. A swimming pool and a kitchen are just a couple of things that'll help make your group getaway even more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near St. Simons Island?

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can offer, a pool is one of the most coveted. Have a look at these houses for rent with a pool in or near St. Simons Island and spend your time splashing about. Just don't forget your inflatable flamingo:

  • Treat the gang to an unforgettable break at "All New Mattresses 3 Bedroom Beach House 1". There's plenty to love about this getaway besides its pool, such as a kitchen and towels.
  • Spend leisurely days swimming or just kicking back by the water at "Homerez - Big House For 10 Ppl. With Swimming". This property is another favorite and offers a swimming pool, a balcony and more.

Wondering what the weather's like in St. Simons Island? It has a humid subtropical climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 75 ºF to 90 ºF. If you're chasing more inspiration on places to stay in this amazing destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to look through our entire selection of St. Simons Island vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near St. Simons Island?

Whether your ideal getaway is out in the countryside or down by the beach, you'll have a lot more fun if you share the experience with loved ones. Book one of these large family vacation rentals in or near St. Simons Island and bring along the whole crew:

  • Get your nearest and dearest under the same roof at "4 Level Luxury Cottage On East Beach", which has 7 bedrooms sleeping up to 16 guests. This escape is located 6 miles to the south of St. Simons Island and features amenities such as a living room and a garden.
  • Another popular choice is "Newer Construction - Short Walk To Beach". This property is 7 miles south of St. Simons Island and features childrens activities, a dining table and more. With 6 bedrooms accommodating up to 16 people, you won't have to leave anyone off your guest list.

If you're eager to do some sightseeing, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions close by to add to your to-do list. Saint Simons Island Pier, Neptune Park and Historic Ritz Theatre/Golden Isles Arts and Humanities Association are fine places to start.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near St. Simons Island?

Add a serve of indulgence to your getaway by booking someplace that has a private indoor pool. These stunning large houses in or near St. Simons Island have a swimming space that's your very own, as well as lots of room for whoever is fortunate enough to be joining you:

  • With 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 10 people, "Riverfront, Luxurious, Recently Renovated Home" is the perfect place to reconnect with family and friends. Make use of this getaway's many amenities, such as a swimming pool and a fireplace.
  • Another excellent option is "Savannah Cottage - Ocean Front Pool W". With 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 people, you can invite your entire crew to stay, hang out and swim. A swimming pool and a fireplace are other amenities you'll find here.

Use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find more tempting St. Simons Island vacation rental options for your next big getaway.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near St. Simons Island?

It's easy to organize a wonderful vacation with Vrbo. Whether you decide on a cozy cottage or a cool apartment, we've got lots of two-bedroom options in or near St. Simons Island: Here are some of our favorites:

  • "Quiet, Great View Of The Marsh" is a fabulous choice for families or smaller groups. Along with two bedrooms, this delightful stay offers handy amenities like a kitchen and high-speed internet services.
  • "Homerez - Big House For 10 Ppl. With Swimming" is another lovely two-bedroom rental in the St. Simons Island area. It provides convenient amenities like a kitchen and a swimming pool.

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