St Simon Island

Top 5 Reasons for Visiting St. Simons Island in 2017

The countdown has completed, your Christmas decorations have been returned to their spots in your attics, basements, garages, and sheds, and now, as you sit staring at a house that suddenly feels barren, you find yourself feeling empty, bored, and let down. After all the activity of the holidays, the winter months seem to stretch before you in a long array of gloomy and cold days, one just like the other, with nothing left to anticipate.

But it doesn’t have to be that way; we have a great way to bring the sunshine back to your days. Now is the perfect time to start planning your St. Simons Island vacation! Keep reading for a list of reasons why 2017 can be your best year when you plan to spend time on our favorite island!

The Beaches

If you have never been to the beach, you may not understand the appeal, but when you spend time on St. Simons Island, even the pickiest of travelers will find themselves wanting to return! Even when the water is too chilly to get in, you will find yourself sitting at shore’s edge, feeling peaceful, tranquil, and calm as the clear turquoise waters ebb and flow. This will be your new happy place forevermore!

The History

Spend your days visiting historical sites on this charming coastal barrier island. St. Simons Lighthouse Museum is the site of the only five working lighthouses in the state of Georgia. Built in 1872, the views from the top will amaze you!

Military enthusiasts will thrill to visit The Bloody Marsh Battle Site, where the British trumped the Spanish in 1742, and Fort Frederica National Monument, where the same troops made their home at the time. St. Simons Island was a crucial military presence during many wars over the centuries; our history is something we are proud of!

The People

Sometimes when you visit larger islands, you feel you get lost in the crowds, but not on St. Simons Island. Our residents are some of the nicest people you will ever meet; we have never met a stranger, and it shows when we wave and smile and ask you how your trip to paradise is treating you!

Fun and Adventures

We are a smaller island, this is true, but that doesn’t mean you will be bored and have nothing to do while you’re here! Kayaking, SUP, hiking, swimming, biking—the outdoor adventures will keep you entertained and engaged for days at a time, as will our many festivals and parties that we throw throughout the year. There’s always something going on in St. Simons!

Luxury SSI Rentals

When the day’s adventures draw to a close, you can rest in comfort and style in one of our luxurious vacation home away from homes. Book yours today and let yourself be spoiled. We leave no detail overlooked when it comes to taking care of our guests!

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