Welcome to the Golden Isles

Elegant Island Home

Explore Elegant Island Home - Real Estate Listings

For more information about real estate listings on St. Simons Island, Sea Island, and the surrounding areas, follow this link to explore the Elegant Island Home website.

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Every place is unique, but the Golden Isles are uniquely wonderful! Welcome to our beautiful home. We invite you to discover all it has to offer—from scenic nature to historic sites to a wide array of shopping & dining options. Explore & enjoy! Read more

Welcome to the Golden Isles

World-renowned travel publication Travel + Leisure has announced the results of its 2023 World’s Best Awards readers survey and the Golden Isles has reclaimed the coveted number one spot in the Best Islands in the Continental U.S. category. Read more

Welcome to the Golden Isles

In the spirit of celebrating the lifestyle of St. Simons Island and the surrounding area for 20 years, here are some interesting facts we’ve learned about our island home during that time that you might not know. Read more

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Fun at the Beach

Annaliese Kondo

A favorite summertime activity in the Golden Isles is spending a day at the beach, but there’s no bad season to walk along the shoreline, whether you’re getting exercise, listening to the waves, watching the sun rise, or chasing sunsets. Read more

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Village Creek Landing aerial

Benjamin Galland, h20 creative group

“But why is the water brown? Is it always like that?” We’ve heard these questions asked about the waters off of St. Simons Island and Jekyll Island more than a few times. Here’s a little info about our sweet tea colored water. Read more

Welcome to the Golden Isles

Fishing, whether done on a boat offshore, in a kayak in the marsh, or by throwing a line off the pier, is a very popular pastime in the Golden Isles. Here's a quick guide to what you need to know to get started. Read more


About the Area - SSI Map

St Simons Island Pocket Guide Map

You are here. St. Simons Island. St. Simons Island is the largest of the barrier islands that make of the Golden Isles of Georgia. The island is 11.5 miles long and 3 miles across at its widest point and has a full-time population of 14,570.