You have lots of options when you visit Savannah, whether you want to stay in the heart of the city or somewhere nearby. For a more relaxing, luxurious stay, consider renting a Tybee Island vacation rental for your Savannah vacation. Tybee Island is a small barrier island only 30 minutes out of Savannah and it puts you right on the beach with only three square miles of surrounding area. Southern Belle offers a great selection of Tybee Island GA vacation rentals, whether you want one right on the beach, something small or something big.
Ocean Air is one of our vacation rentals on Tybee that can sleep a total of 10 guests in three bedrooms with two and a half bathrooms. At 1,200 square feet, there’s plenty of room for a family or group of friends. This Tybee Island vacation rental is located on Miller Avenue on Tybee’s east side, which puts it about 500 feet from the beach. It’s also very close to two popular eateries in the Quarter sports bar and Pizza on Wheels. Like all of our Tybee Island GA vacation rentals, this property has plenty of amenities to keep everyone happy. You’ll find wireless internet, cable TV, outdoor seating, washer and dryer, a two car garage, BBQ grill and an elevator.
When you enter Ocean Air, you’re immediately surrounded by a refreshing feeling that lives up to its name. Glossy wood floors and ocean turquoise wall accents with nautical or tropical decor gives off an instant beach vacation vibe. The main room has plenty of seating right off the kitchen with tall windows letting in all the light. A flatscreen TV and ceiling fan completes the amenities. The kitchen offers a long bar with three bar stools and a long counter space right in front of that with a smooth cook top. The back end of the kitchen has even more counter space, plus a sink, stove, microwave and dishwasher. Other necessary small appliances are included as well. Just off the kitchen is a round dining table with seating for six. The dining room looks out onto the balcony so the entire area has a light and bright feel. The bedrooms continue the refreshing beach theme and one of the bathrooms offers both a large Jacuzzi tub and a huge standing shower. You’ll find a bunk bed setup in one of the bedrooms, making it a great kids room. The outside balcony is huge with lots of seating and tables so everyone can spend some time outside enjoying the ocean air.
When it comes to finding things to do near our vacation rentals on Tybee, you have lots of options. Even if you’re staying on Tybee mainly to see Savannah, there are plenty of activities on the island as well. First and foremost is going to the beach. There are six main beach areas on Tybee to enjoy. The Atlantic shoreline facing due east is probably the most popular. This beach has the perfect sand for sandcastles and warm waves to lap at your feet. The South Beach area is between 14th and 18th Street and is in the main business district of Tybee. It’s open to surfers and usually the most crowded. The Tybee Pier and Pavilion is here as well as the Tybee Marine Science Center. There are also a number of waterfront restaurants.
On the Curve between 1st and 14th Street you’ll find the Mid Beach. This is usually where the locals go and if you’re looking for a less crowded beach, this is the one. Head for North Beach on the Savannah River and south to The Curve for even more isolation. This sheltered beach is right on the mouth of the river. It’s a great place to watch dolphins and container ships coming in and out of the port. You’ll also find the Tybee Lighthouse and Museum up here too. If you’re into bird watching, then you can’t miss the North Beach Bird Viewing Area.
Between Lazaretto Creek to the North Jetty on the west side of the island you’ll find the Savannah River Beach. This beach is less accessible than others, but is still a popular fresh water beach with low waves and plenty of dolphin activity. The smallest beach is the Back River Beach on the southwest portion of the island. It has a great view of Little Tybee and is by the Back River Fishing Pier.
Your Tybee Island vacation rental will be about a half hour drive into downtown Savannah. Once there, the easiest way to get around is usually on foot, but you can also embark on one of the many tours available. Horse and buggy and trolley tours are especially popular. Some top Savannah attractions include the following:
– Old Savannah Tours
– Savannah Riverboat Cruises
– Juliette Gordon Low House
– The Lady and Sons Restaurant
– Forsyth Park
– River Street
– Colonial Park Cemetery
Those are just some of the top sights in Savannah and you’ll probably find a new favorite every time you visit.
Get a beach vacation along with your Savannah vacation by staying in vacation rentals on Tybee. Southern Belle offers an exceptional selection of Tybee Island GA vacation rentals to fit any type of vacation or party. Book with a few clicks on our website or give us a call today to make a reservation.