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Tybee Island

Tybee Island

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403 Butler Ave, Tybee Island, Georgia 31328
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Tybee Island - Savannah's Beach

Rich in natural beauty and history, Tybee Island is the beautiful barrier island on the Georgia Coast, just 18 miles away from historic Savannah. An amazing vacation and recreation destination, Tybee Island offers a charming vibe, 3 miles of pristine beach, unique museums, historic landmarks, and old lighthouses. Discover charming shops, art galleries, and restaurants with a diversity of cuisines, and get into the nightlife at laid-back bars and pubs with live music. Enjoy endless recreational activities and water sports, like biking, kayaking, fishing, jet skiing, boating and bird watching. Discover cool attractions including Tybee Lighthouse and Tybee Marine Science Center. Explore the Little Tybee Island or the salt marshes teeming with birds and wildlife, or go fishing off the piers, in the surf or in the deep ocean. Kick off your shoes, put your toes in the sand, and let the ocean breezes take you away.


Tybee Beach Rules -

Stay out of the dunes, surfing and fishing only allowed in designated areas, swim within 50 yards of shoreline, obey the lifeguards, stay off rocks/jetties/lifeguard stands, litter must be contained - cigarette butts are litter

Public Parking -

Public parking sites are available: south beach parking lots, north beach parking lots, Van Horne & Fort Streets, Dune crossovers


  • Labor Day Beach Bash
  • Third Thursday On Tybee
  • Annual Tybee Island Pirate Festival
  • Tybee Island Christmas Parade
  • Rock ‘n' Roll Savannah Marathon
  • Tybee Arts Association Show and Sale


  • Water Sports - Kayaking, Surfing, Boating, Jet Skiing, Swimming
  • Surf and Deep-Sea Fishing
  • Biking & Exploring
  • Shopping & Dining
  • Nightlife & Live Music
  • Dolphin & Bird Watching

Tybee Island's Top Attractions

Tybee Island offers wonderful attractions and historic sites. Bike around the island and see unique attractions, including Tybee Lighthouse, Tybee Marine Science Center, Tybee Museum, Tybee Island Beach, Sea Turtle Project and Tybee Pier and Pavilion. Boat over to Little Tybee Island, an uninhabited nature preserve with pristine beaches, natural dunes, salt marshes, and a forest. Explore Fort Pulaski, a Revolutionary War monument, and Cockspur Lighthouse on Cockspur Island.

Tybee Island Dining & Nightlife

Tybee Island is home to 30 wonderful restaurants serving eclectic cuisines - from fresh coastal seafood to new Southern to American to Caribbean. Slip on your flip-flops and head to relaxed waterfront restaurants and bars, serving mouthwatering seafood and fresh catch of the day, including Wild Georgia Shrimp. Local dining favorites include Bernie’s Oyster Bar, AJ’s Dockside Restaurant, Breakfast Club, Crab Shack, Coco’s Sunset Grille, Dolphin Reef, Marlin Monroe’s Surfside Grill, Sting Ray’s Seafood, Macelwee’s at Savannah Beach and Paula Deen’s The Lady and Sons. Enjoy fun nightlife and live music at local bars and take your cocktail to the beach for a moonlit stroll.


What water sports does Tybee Island offer?

A beautiful barrier island on the Georgia Coast, surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, Tybee Island offers beautiful beaches and endless water sports, like kayaking, jet skiing, swimming, surfing, fishing, boating, sailing and paddle boarding. There are many local water sport outfitters on the island that rent kayaks, canoes and jet skis. The Tybee Pier is an awesome fishing spot with amazing views of the ocean.

Where can I just relax on Tybee Island?

The most laid-back spot on Georgia coast, Tybee Island offers miles of peaceful beach where you can relax with your toes in the sand, watch the sunrise, and enjoy the wide blue sky. While South Beach is popular, Mid Beach and North Beach are tranquil spots for sun bathing and watching the dolphins. Relax and rejuvenate with a massage or manicure at one of the island’s spas and salons, like Salon Isobe and Coastal Fitness & Wellness.

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