Welcome to the Golden Isles

  • Aerial view of St Simons Island


    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

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    Staying Gold - Golden Isles Ranked Top Island in Continental U.S.

    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

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    20 Fascinating Facts About St. Simons Island

    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


  • Fun at the Beach

    Annaliese Kondo

    Day at the Beach - Beach Info, Safety & Rules

    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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    Water Like Sweet Tea

    “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

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    The Cast and the Catch - A Guide to Fishing in 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


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