There are many islands situated in the United States that many of us are still not aware of despite their beauty and amazing accommodations. Tybee Island is such an island which is in the southeastern United State. The island is a barrier island located in Chatham County, Georgia. It is also one of the hottest vacation destination in the U.S right now. If you are planning a vacation where you can enjoy the surf and the sun, you should consider visiting Tybee Island. Not only is it a gorgeous place, there are plenty of beautiful places to stay.
Here are our picks for the top five Tybee Island hotels in 2016.
The Hotel Tybee has been one of the island’s go-to hotels since 1889. The combination of the gorgeous views and the southern hospitality help the hotel win the 2015 People’s Choice Award for Tybee Island’s Best Hotel. When it comes to the accommodations, you can stay in a room with an ocean view, a partial ocean view, or an inland facing room. There are 208 rooms in the hotel, and you can choose between a room with a king size bed or two queen size beds.
Each room has a private balcony, a large flat screen television with HD channels, a refrigerator, and a microwave. Each room also has complimentary internet. If you stay at the hotel at the right time, you can enjoy one of the island’s frequent firework displays from your balcony. When you stay at Hotel Tybee, you won’t need to worry about getting bored. There is plenty of fun and exciting things to do. You can swim in the hotel’s two pools or you can venture out to Tybee beach.
If you want to leave the hotel, you can go fishing off the Tybee Island Fishing Pavilion. Tybee Island is also home to the Tybee Island Marine Science Center and the Tybee Light Station and Museum. You can enjoy food and drinks at the restaurant, lounge, and at the poolside tiki bar. If you want to dine off of the grounds, Tybee Island has many excellent restaurants who are sure not to disappoint. The staff at the hotel is dedicated to making sure that you have the time of your life.
Rooms at the hotel start at $199 in-season and $109 offseason.
DeSoto Beach Hotel
DeSoto Beach Hotel is the only beachfront hotel on Tybee Island. It is located just 20 minutes from Historic Savannah and it is 45 minutes from the airport. There are a variety of rooms to choose from, each with either a king size bed or two queen size beds. Each room has a private balcony, a refrigerator, microwave, complimentary WiFi, and a complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning. Some of the rooms have a full-size kitchen complete with a dishwasher.
You can choose between a room with an ocean view or a garden view. If you want to spend time in the hotel, you can sit poolside either by the heated or unheated pools. The hotel also has a game room, complete with a pool table, old school arcade games, and a large seating area. If you want an adventure away from the hotel, you can visit the marina, go kayaking, you can swim the dolphins, rent a jet ski, go fishing, and even go bird watching.
There are plenty of places to dine withing walking distance of the hotel, and they serve the freshest, most delicious seafood dishes. If you are planning to visit on a holiday, there is always something going on at the hotel.
Rooms at this hotel range from $115 to $257 per night.
Sea and Breeze Hotel
The Sea and Breeze Hotel is the only hotel on Tybee’s South Beach. This is a great hotel for both couples and families. Each of the hotel’s 204 rooms is modest, with king or queen size beds, free internet, fresh coffee, and the rooms are air conditioned. If you want to hang out at the hotel, you can hang out by the hotel’s outdoor pool or you can workout in the hotel’s gym. If you want to eat at the hotel, you can have dinner at the hotel’s restaurant or you can have a drink in its cozy lounge.
Guests can also take advantage of the picnic area, complete with barbecues and picnic tables. If you want to enjoy Tybee Island’s nightlife, there are plenty of places to go right in walking distance. The staff at the Sea and Breeze Hotel is extremely accommodating. They will take your bags to your room and let you know all of the nearby attractions.
The nightly cost of a room ranges from $129 to $291.
Beachview Bed and Breakfast
This is considered one of Tyree Island’s best bed and breakfasts. The B&B has 8 beautiful guest rooms, each with distinctive décor and personality. The rooms are very luxurious, and each has a private porch. The B&B is in walking distance to shopping, dining, and the sandy beaches of the Atlantic. It is the only Commercial Bed & Breakfast on Tybee Island, which means that it is the only B&B where you are allowed to buy a beer, a glass of wine, or purchase the whole bottle to take to your room.
There are plenty of places to visit on the island and many restaurants who serve the freshest seafood in the state of Georgia.
The cost of a room is between $282 to $317 per night.
The Georgianne Inn
If you are planning to spend most of your time at the beach, you should consider staying at the Georgianne Inn, as it is located just three houses away from the beach. There are a variety of rooms available, depending on your needs. The inn has two rooms with two bedrooms, two full baths, and a kitchen suite. There are three, one bedroom, one bathroom suites, and two one bedroom, one bathroom suites with a full kitchen. Each room has a queen size bed.
The rooms with two bedrooms have a queen size bed in each room. There is also a couch with a pull out sofa. The rooms are air-conditioned and each has a television with a VCR/DVD combo and cable. When you are staying at the hotel, you have free use of the hotel’s bicycles, beach gear, and the outdoor grill. You also have access to onsite laundry facilities, the beautiful gardens, the outdoor parlors, and the video library complete with popcorn on a rainy day. The inn has been one of the most popular on the island since 1921.
Rooms at the Georgianne Inn are between $105 and $155 per night.