Jekyll Island is famous for its natural beauty and historical Gilded Age significance. This island is owned by the state of Georgia and is considered a state park. Most of the island is protected from development around 65%, leaving a small portion for residential and commercial development.
This unique situation leaves most of the island’s natural beauty preserved, brings fewer crowds to its shores, and offers plenty of breathing room – a perfect combination for a getaway destination. Got your interest piqued, then book a stay Beachview Club Hotel – it’s the best boutique hotel on Jekyll Island.
Behind a row of sand dunes topped with swaying marsh grass, Beachview Club Hotel sits behind a cluster of live oak trees covered in Spanish moss. This beautiful natural setting instantly puts you in vacation mode.
This boutique hotel offers 38 suites in modern décor and amenities. These guest suites range from two queen beds with an efficiency kitchen to a king suite with a private balcony, gas fireplace and full-sized kitchen.
By the newly renovated pool, guests have a variety of places to relax and recharge from cushy loungers to ledge loungers.
Steps Away from the Beach
Poised on a secluded beachfront, when you stay at Beachview Club Hotel you are a short walk to the waves of an unspoiled beach.
At night, slip into an Adirondack chair under a live oak tree or warm up around the fire pit in the courtyard.
Explore Driftwood Beach
Located on the north end of the island, Driftwood Beach is a surreal landscape caused by beach erosion. It’s a place where photographs don’t do it justice – you must see this in person.
Dedicated Bike Paths
Hop on a bike to enjoy the dedicated bike paths throughout the island. The Jekyll Island Trail System features 25 miles of paved trails that lead you to beaches, through forests, and to the Historic District.
Check Out Georgia Sea Turtle Center
At Georgia Sea Turtle Center, visitors can watch turtle feedings, observe them being cared for in the Rehabilitation Pavilion, where guests can view rehab tanks where the injured turtles are recovering before being released back into the wild.
Stop By Jekyll Island Mosaic
Revamped and reopened in April 2019, Jekyll Island Mosaic highlights the island’s history from the early days of Native Americans to the Gilded Age to the present day. A wide range of interactive exhibits — videos, recordings and hands-on activities — will delight visitors of all ages.
Experience Historical District
Visitors can stroll around Jekyll Island Historic District historic. Among the 34 historic structures, there are Jekyll Island Club Hotel, retail shops and delicious restaurants. Hop on a tram or carriage ride to learn from more of this island’s history with a guided tour.
To get onto the island, a daily ($6) or weekly ($28) parking fee is required, as it’s considered a state park.
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