Reached by a causeway from St. Simons Island, Sea Island is a private internationally acclaimed resort and island community. Sea Island offers two of the world’s most exceptional destinations: the Forbes Five-Star Cloister on Sea Island and The Lodge at Sea Island, a Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond property located on the southern end of St. Simons Island. In fact, Sea Island is the only resort in the world to achieve four Forbes Five-Stars fifteen years in a row.
Golf on Sea Island
Guests of Sea Island who enjoy the game of golf can appreciate the Golf Performance Center and three championship golf courses at Sea Island Golf Club. The Seaside Course, home to the PGA TOUR’s RSM Classic, is a links-style course graced by majestic ocean vistas in the tradition of St. Andrews. The Plantation Course, also home to RSM Classic, winds enticingly through marsh and forest, while the Retreat Course offers a uniquely dramatic and challenging design cultivated by Davis Love III and Mark Love. Stay at The Lodge for the most convenient access to the golf club and courses.
Things to Do on Sea Island
In addition to golf, Sea Island has endless activities for guests and members to experience. Enjoy the Sea Island Beach Club, Tennis Center, Yacht Club, Shooting School, or Forbes Five-Star Spa at Sea Island. Alternate your days between relaxation and rejuvenation, and adventure and exploration. Visitors can tour the island's pristine marshes by kayak or sailboat, or participate in an educational nature walk. For a one-of-a-kind experience, try horseback riding. Sea Island has horseback riding options for all ages (3+), whether you want to ride along sandy beaches or through the marshes.
Interested in trying something new? Guests can partake in lessons and clinics for activities such as sailing, fishing, and tennis! For more information on things to see and do on Sea Island, view our Guide to Sea Island.
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Hotels and Accommodations
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Nature & Wildlife
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Dining on Sea Island
Sea Island offers cuisine to satisfy any taste with exceptional dining venues. With a diverse selection of eateries, guests can savor unique dishes and varying ambiances for casual and fine dining. Enjoy Italian cuisine at Tavola, local seafood at Southern Tide, milkshakes at Wonderland, or poolside snacks at the Snack Shack, or visit The Market at Sea Island on St. Simons Island and open to the public, offering made-to-order sandwiches, home goods, gifts and Sea Island apparel. For more information about dining in and around Sea Island, view restaurant listings in the Golden Isles.
Plan Your Trip to Sea Island
Experience all the activities and amenities that Sea Island has to offer. Book your stay to enjoy fine dining, private beaches, world-class golfing, and many other exclusive activities for guests and members. Sea Island is easily accessible from four different airports in the area:
- Brunswick Golden Isles Airport (BQK) - 18 miles from Sea Island
- St. Simons Island Airport (SSI) - 4 miles from Sea Island
- Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) - 70 miles from Sea Island
- Savannah International Airport (SAV) - 83 miles from Sea Island
Sea Island provides private transportation options to and from the airport with advanced reservations. Once on Sea Island, you don't even need a car with additional on-site transportation available. And with miles of bike-friendly paths, visitors can reserve bicycles to easily access different parts of the island.
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Sea Island Membership
In order to gain regular access to Sea Island amenities, for those who are not guests of the resort, Sea Island Club memberships are required. For more information on member amenities and current opportunities to become a member, visit the Sea Island website.