Visit Savannah and Visit Tybee Island

2024 Savannah and Tybee Island Insider Guide

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NORTH BEACH North Beach includes Tybee Island's por on of U.S. Highway 80 East all the way to 2nd Avenue. Home to such a large por on of the island, this area contains a wide array of historic a rac ons, dis nc ve eateries, funky shops and, of course, sandy beaches. Looking for a unique bachelore e or girls' weekend? Learn to ride the waves with Tybee Surf Lessons. Restore your energy and peace of mind with Tybee Island Wellness Retreats. And before you head home, check out The Shoppes at 1207, including Seaside Sisters, La tude 32 and Kelly & Company for one-of- a-kind Tybee Island keepsakes. North Beach is also the perfect place for families. Make yourself at home at the Surf Song Bed and Breakfast or in a vaca on rental through Mermaid Co ages. Then enjoy the calm waves and de pools, with plenty of space for collec ng shells and building sandcastles. See the spectacular view from the top of the Tybee Island Light Sta on and Museum. Explore na ve sea creatures in the touch tanks at the state-of-the-art Tybee Island Marine Science Center. Then refuel with classic favorites from North Beach Bar & Grill. MID BEACH This island midpoint creates a quiet beachfront atmosphere with convenient access to everything! Head to Mid Beach for an in mate getaway. Indulge in a fresh seafood lunch (or one of many "land lubber" op ons) at S ng Ray's Seafood. A er an oceanfront dinner and cocktails at The Deck Beachbar and Kitchen, step back in me with a fi lm or live performance at the historic Tybee Post Theater. Book a centrally located co age through Tybee Beach Vaca on Rentals and Property Management or enjoy a quiet stay at the oceanfront DeSoto Beach Hotel — Oceanfront with a pool overlooking the water. SOUTH BEACH Near the southern p of the island, you'll fi nd the Tybee Island Pier and Pavilion and the isle's most bustling area, Tybrisa Street — considered the area's downtown. South Beach is the center of the ac on. Many accommoda ons like Hotel Tybee, Admiral's Inn or rentals from one of many op ons, like Tybee Island Rentals, are within walking distance, making it easy to get up and go. Breakfast at Sunrise Restaurant is a perfect start to the day, then a li le shopping along Tybrisa Street. Forget some beach essen als? T.S. Chu Department Store has you covered. Hit the beach and the Pier and Pavilion for some ice cream, lunch or a beer. Later, head to Fannie's on the Beach for their shrimp tacos and signature margarita, all while enjoying the balmy breeze and the view of the ocean at night. BACK RIVER BEACH At the end of U.S. Highway 80 East, on the outskirts of a quiet neighborhood, lies the island's secret beach. A wide stretch of sand off ers gentle rolling waves, dolphin sigh ngs and breathtaking sunsets. Back River is the place for adventure seekers, with paddleboarding, kayaking, fi shing and more. Explore Li le Tybee Island in a private boat tour with Sundial Charters Nature & Fishing Tours. Score a secluded rental with amazing views at Tybee Vaca on Rentals, where you can watch dolphins swimming from your room. Fishing enthusiasts can cast a line off the Back River Fishing Pier before dinner and drinks at A-J's Dockside Restaurant. BEST BEACH FOR YOU With more than 3 miles of invi ng shorefront, fi nd your perfect place in the sand V I S I T T Y B E E I S L A N D 56 |

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