Georgia's southern coast is covered in beaches and islands that are all too beautiful to miss out on. Some are more popular and touristy than the others, but one offers a more simple, less crowded escape and will make you feel like you've traveled into a fairy tale. Jekyll Island has 10-miles of untouched beach and a resort that will unlock your inner Disney Princess.
At first glance, you might think this resort is actually a castle from Medieval times with it's blush pink exterior, romantic round room, arches, and tower. It's located just steps from the beach, which makes it even better.
Prominent families like the Vanderbilts, Pulitzers, and Rockefellers have chosen to stay at this resort over any other, according to the official website. It's also seen $25 million in enhancements, so you know this place is some type of fancy.
You can either stay inside the clubhouse guestrooms or one of the cottages right next door. Whichever you choose, you're sure to not be disappointed.
The cottages feature three separate different buildings with 47 rooms in all. These have a more homey type of feel with rocking chair balconies, huge communal gardens and courtyards, and apartment-style stays.
Over the past year, all of the guestrooms and suites on the property have been upgraded with new mattresses, sitting areas, furnishings, and renovated bathrooms.
Nightly rates for both guestrooms and cottages start around $178, though their prices do fluctuate depending on when you book.
So what about the amenities? The club has it's own oceanfront beach access. A shuttle will take you to the access, so you don't even have to walk there, and you can get towels, beach chairs, and umbrellas from The Ocean Club.
A pool deck with an elegant pool, hot tub, and a fire pit offer a water-fueled alternative if you'd rather not take to the sands. You can grab drinks and bites to eat at the Eighty Ocean Kitchen and Bar all while you're lounging in paradise.
Jekyll Island is a unique destination with much to explore, so you might just have to book a room to see it all for yourself.
Jekyll Island Club Resort
Address: 371 Riverview Dr., Jekyll Island, GA
Why You Need To Go: You'll feel like royalty the minute you walk onto this resort. With dreamy walkways, beaches, and more to explore, this is one stay you have to book at least once in your lifetime.
Prices and terms of occupancy are confirmed at the time of publishing, but they can change at any time.
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