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Jekyll Island The Coast

The smallest of Georgia's barrier islands, Jekyll has a rich history that reaches back centuries. Its award-winning golf courses, wildlife experiences, biking and horseback riding adventures, and fun-filled water park, as well as year-round events and activities, make the island a beachfront paradise. Stop at the historic Jekyll Island Club Hotel, a 19th-century winter retreat for the wealthy.
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Jekyll Island is a barrier island on Georgia's coast – midway between Jacksonville, Fla. and Savannah, Ga. Accessible by car just minutes from I-95, Jekyll Island offers a variety of amenities, including 10 miles of beach, four golf courses, a 250-acre Historic Landmark District, the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, Summer Waves Water Park, tennis center, an array of lodging options including hotels, cottages and campgrounds. Owned by the State of Georgia, and managed by the Jekyll Island State Park Authority, Jekyll Island has had development limited to just 35 percent of its available land area. This unique aspect of Jekyll Island serves to preserve the critical barrier island ecosystem, and provide guests with a unique escape from the crowds and complications of other beach resort destinations. Please visit www.jekyllisland.com for more information or call 1-877-4JEKYLL.

Visitor Information Center

901 Downing Musgrove Causeway
Jekyll Island, GA 31527

Jekyll Island is convenient to I-95, take Exit 29 and follow the signs east on US 17 for approximately 10 miles. Turn right onto the Downing Musgrove Causeway (GA 520). Be sure to stop at the Jekyll Island Welcome Center, 4 miles on left. Cross onto Jekyll and through the Greeting Station (a Parking Fee is required), and you can begin your escape to Jekyll Island!

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Phone: 912-635-3636

Jekyll Island Trip Ideas & Inspiration

The dining information on this page is supplied by the Georgia Restaurant Association.

  • Packages starting at $799 per 2 people

    Romantic Getaways
    Jekyll Island Club Hotel
    371 Riverview Dr.
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    Sneak away to this unspoiled barrier island for a romantic Georgia getaway. Enjoy the tranquility and natural beauty that captivated the Rockefeller and Vanderbilt families more than a century ago. Celebrate your honeymoon, anniversary or spontaneous couples getaway at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel and... > Find Out More
  • Packages starting at $559 per 4 people

    Family Beach Getaway
    Jekyll Island Club Hotel
    371 Riverview Dr.
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    Bring the family! Getaway to Jekyll Islandʼs family resort in Georgia, where the weather is sunny, the beach stretches for miles, and life is good. Start the day with the breakfast buffet and then head for Summer Waves Water Park, the ocean beach, or the Georgia Sea Turtle Center. When it comes to... > Find Out More
  • Packages starting at $519 per 2 people

    Heritage Tour at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel
    Jekyll Island Club Hotel
    371 Riverview Dr.
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    Experience the rich history of Jekyll Island! Book our historic vacation package and tour the downtown district, visit the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, and then cap off the day with a cherished island tradition – afternoon tea in the Riverview Lounge. Jekyll Island Heritage Tour Package Includes: Traditional... > Find Out More
  • Packages starting at $799 per 2 people

    Club Cuisine at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel
    Jekyll Island Club Hotel
    371 Riverview Dr.
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    Experience the best in fine dining at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel! With our Jekyll Island Club restaurant package you will indulge in delectable dishes all prepared by our top chefs. Club Cuisine Package Includes: Deluxe Traditional accommodations with a sun porch or balcony for two nights Dinner for... > Find Out More