These islands, rich in heritage and scenic beauty, are named for the autumnal colors of their vast marshes.
Conveniently located south of Savannah and just 30 minutes north of the Florida-Georgia state line is the city of Brunswick with its beautiful barrier islands: St. Simons Island, Little St. Simons Island, Sea Island and Jekyll Island, known collectively as the Golden Isles. Spend an indulgent vacation unplugging and unwinding on beautiful Sea Island, home to adorable shops, delicious meals and lavish accommodations.
Sea Island is home to the five-star Cloister on Sea Island, a secluded coastal retreat. Rich with history, elegance and ultimate privacy, it offers unbelievable rooms and activities for the whole family that include tennis, squash, boating and beach activities. Offerings at The Spa include all treatments as well as personal trainers, pools, cycling classes and wellness programs. The resort’s manicured lawns and the magical stillness allow guests to let their souls rest and forget the daily grind.
At The Lodge at Sea Island Golf Club, guests will revel in world-glass golf on three 18-hole championship courses with ocean, marsh and forest vistas. The club’s 24-hour butler service guarantees a definitive luxury experience. At the Golf Performance Center, get instruction on the physical and mental sides of the game. No wonder The Lodge has earned the Forbes Five Star rating and the coveted AAA Five Diamond Award every year since 2001.
The Finest Dining
Formal restaurants and casual eateries on Sea Island make the most of fresh regional ingredients. If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind dining experience, you’ll find it at the Georgian Room, home to Georgia’s only Forbes Five-Star restaurant,
You’ll find so much to do in this beautiful, serene corner of the Georgia coast as you explore the Golden Isles’ less well-known attractions.
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