Soulful in the Golden Isles
In the Golden Isles, life slows down to a pace that allows you to connect with what matters most. There's a warmth that you feel deeply in your soul.
Along the Georgia coast, midway between Savannah, GA and Jacksonville, FL, lies a stretch of land that is like no other. With four beautiful barrier islands, St. Simons Island, Sea Island, Jekyll Island and Little St. Simons Island, and a historic port city, Brunswick, the Golden Isles of Georgia welcomes you to streets lined with centuries-old oak trees draped with Spanish moss and miles of sun-drenched beaches.
Pristine stretches of marshes define the breathtaking landscape and create the appearance of a continuous stretch of land reaching out to the barrier islands. Each of the five unique locations offers a memorable setting, a variety of activities, and an inherent tranquility.
With year-round mild, temperate weather, it's always a great time to visit the Golden Isles. Average temperatures in the winter months are in the 60s, making afternoon walks on pet-friendly beaches an ideal activity. Biking and hiking are other popular things to do. And when you've had a day full of exploring or a day full of relaxing, head to one of many local restaurants for authentic flavors of the coast.
Accessible only by boat from Hampton River Marina on St. Simons Island’s north end, Little St. Simons Island is a privately owned, 11,000-acre barrier island resort. Known for its privacy, The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island features six charming cottages, several of which date back to the early 1900s, that can host a total of 32 guests at one time.
Little St. Simons Island guarantees a unique experience with opportunity for countless activities including biking, hiking, fishing, birding, canoeing, and more. You can even embark on a guided day trip featuring a hearty lunch of low country specialties, and an afternoon on seven miles of private beach.
Discover Each of the Golden Isles
HOW TO GET HERE
Traveling to the Golden Isles has never been more convenient. Whether you choose to arrive by car or by plane or even by boat, you won't feel as though you've left home; you'll feel as though you're coming home.
If you're planning a Georgia coast road trip, Interstate 95 provides easy access to the Golden Isles, as do U.S. highways 341 and 17. Take advantage of direct daily flights from Atlanta into the Brunswick-Golden Isles Airport, where you can leave the bustle of city life and have your toes in the sand in just under an hour. Private flights can be accommodated at both the St. Simons Island Airport and the Jekyll Island Airport.
Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport, just about an hour to our north, provides ample opportunities for additional commercial flights arriving along the Georgia coast. Jacksonville International Airport, an hour to our south, is another popular option.
With the ease of traveling to the Golden Isles, you can spend more time being here and less time getting here.