The Coast / Sunbury

Dunham Farms

5836 Islands Hwy.
Sunbury, GA 31320

912-880-4500 | 912-880-4500
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With luxurious country lodging and gourmet dining, Dunham Farms appeals to those who enjoy a quiet, secluded and beautiful break from the rest of the world. Overnight guests are nestled in the middle of 6,000 private acres of forests, marshes and fields. At the heart of Dunham Farms is a 30-acre estate with sweeping lawns, oak groves, expansive marsh views, historic gardens, and miles of private trails abounding with wildlife.

Perched in an old pecan orchard on a high bluff overlooking unspoiled tidal creeks and beautiful, wildlife-filled salt marsh, this once abandoned barn remembers Palmyra Plantation in its working-farm days when horses and mules plowed hundreds of acres of corn and came home to rest at day's end. Their living quarters have now been restored and modernized into 9 charming guest rooms.

In the old days fields, interspersed with creeks, woods and marshes, the lands extended from the barn to Sunbury, 3 miles away. It was a perfect place to search for Indian pottery and Civil War buttons or to wait at the edge of a misty marsh to watch wild horses. Little has changed. It was and is a magic place...quiet, private, alive with history, wildlife and astonishing natural beauty.

The large guest rooms and spacious suites at Palmyra Barn B&B Inn are fully climate controlled and each has a private bathroom. There are thousands of pristine acres of elbow room all around it, with grassy trails for hiking, biking, birding and riding, not to mention flat water kayaking for almost touchable enjoyment of rare birds, dolphins and other wildlife.

The Cottage has a large central hall, 14-foot ceilings and antique windows. Four equally-sized rooms are arranged on either side of the hall – a living room (with queen-sized sofabed), a queen bedroom with lavatory, a dining room and a twin bedroom.

This coastal Georgia farm has been owned and operated by the same family since 1755. The farm offers overnight accommodations, including for small groups, seasonal garden tours, kayaking, luncheons, facilities for small meetings, retreats and weddings.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: All Day
    Monday: All Day
    Tuesday: All Day
    Wednesday: All Day
    Thursday: All Day
    Friday: All Day
    Saturday: All Day


    Nature Trails

    Average Nightly Rate




    Group Discount

    Military Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site

    Complimentary Breakfast

    Complimentary Parking

    Free Local Calls

    Free Parking

    Gift Shop

    Golf Nearby

    Guided Tours / Guide Available

    Lodging On Site

    Maps & Brochures Available

    Meeting Facilities

    Meeting Space Available

    Outdoor Pool

    Parking on Site

    Party Facilities

    Restaurant Nearby

    General Information


    Call for Appointment

    Comp Policy

    Deposit Required

    Handicapped Accessible


    Miles from Downtown: 30

    Open Year 'Round

    Wedding & Honeymoon

    Group Amenities

    Group Deposit Policy

    Group Rates Available

    Group Reservations Required


    Maximum Group Size: 250

    Maximum Room Block: 9

    Minimum Group Size: 6


    Internet Connectivity

    Free Wi-Fi

    Wi-Fi in Public Space

    Wi-Fi In-Room

    Near Interstate Highway


    Payment Options

    American Express





    Canoe / Kayak

    Room Amenities

    Hair Dryer

    Iron/Ironing Board

    Room Information

    Number of ADA-compliant Rooms: 1

    Number of Non-smoking Rooms: 9

    Number of Rooms (Total): 9

    Number of Suites: 2

    Room Type

    1-Bedroom Units

    2-Bedroom Units


    Setting & Style

    Beach & Coastal

    Historic & Charming

    Pastoral Setting


    Rustic & Natural

    Special Tags


    Suitable for Ages

    Adults (18+)

    Adults (21+)

    Seniors (55+)

    Teens (13-18)

    Tweens (9-12)

Meeting Rooms

  • Name Dimensions Ceiling Ht Sq. Feet Banquet Cap. Theater Cap. Classroom Cap. U-Shaped Cap. Exhibit Cap. Conference Cap. Reception Cap.
    Live Oak Hall 4200 sq ft 14' 4200.0 225 300 250 100 - - 225