The Coast / Jekyll Island

Jekyll's Beaches

Island-wide
Jekyll Island, GA 31527

912-635-3636
  • Glory Beach

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  • Great Dunes Beach

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  • South Dunes Beach

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  • St. Andrews Beach

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  • Driftwood Beach

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The beaches on Jekyll Island are unlike those of any other coastal destination. Best known for their natural bounty, each of Jekyll Island's beaches is completely different than the other. From bird watching on St. Andrews to photo ops on Driftwood Beach, these sun-drenched sanctuaries offer a truly invigorating experience. 

Driftwood Beach- Voted one of America's "Ten Most Romantic Beaches," Driftwood Beach is an escape to another world.

Great Dunes- This is Jekyll's most popular beach for families. The 20-acre beachfront park is easily accessible and offers several picnic pavilions, an actvities deck, play areas, and bocce ball and volleyball courts.

Glory Beach- Graceful sea oats and pristine sand dunes line Glory Beach on the south end of Jekyll Island.

South Dunes- With a boardwalk crossing 20-foot sand dunes, this park features beach access, observation deck and freshwater pond.

St. Andrews- This beach is a short walk from Jekyll Point, the southern-most tip of the Island.

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

    Facility Amenities

    Parking on Site, Picnic Area, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    95

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages