Things to do on Tybee Island

Planning Your Tybee Island Beach Vacation

Visiting Tybee Island
Tybee Island, Georgia, attracts thousands of visitors each summer due to the white sandy beaches and close proximity to Savannah. However, the visitors to the island return each year because of all the fun Tybee Island events and the amazing amenities at the luxurious Tybee Island rentals.   Read our staff’s favorite things to do when planning your Tybee Island Beach Vacation!

Things to Do

Of course, a Tybee Island beach vacation wouldn’t be complete without a trip to the beach. There are a plethora of options for enjoying the water including jet skiing, surfing, fishing, kayaking, and so much more. You can even take private lessons if this is one of your first times on the water.

Wanting an up-close tour of the action? Try a dolphin tour. There are various groups on the island that host tours. You can view the bottle-nosed dolphins enjoying their natural habitat. Also, you’ll see a lot of Tybee Island’s water-loving residents, out fishing for shrimp or enjoying an evening sail.

Tybee Island events really pick up over the summer, especially as Independence Day approaches. If you’re visiting Tybee Island over the 4th, you can expect to see a spike in tourists, as well as a lot more activity. The fireworks display is a huge attraction, as visitors can see a magnificent display over the water, right off the Pier. Although, generally the display is so grand it can be viewed from anywhere on the island.

Places to Go

There are plenty of can’t-miss places to visit on Tybee Island. One of the most popular attractions is the Tybee Lighthouse. The historic lighthouse dates back to 1732 and has been a beacon for the island ever since. There is also an on-site museum with over five centuries of historical artifacts discovered on the island.

Visitors will also want to check out the Tybee Marine Science Center. The Science Center hosts guided tours of the local aquatic life, including through a marsh or along the coast. There’s also a Turtle Talk, that discusses the anatomy and natural adaptations of the local sea turtles.

Naturally, you’ll also want to check out the area shopping. The island is full of unique boutiques and gift shops, so visitors can be sure to remember their island vacation. Be sure to check out the local art galleries too to see the local talent. And, of course, be sure to try out the local cuisine. The various restaurants all have a vast selection of the freshest seafood you’ve ever tasted.

Places to Stay

Easily one of the most popular Tybee Island rentals is through Luxury Living Savannah. The oceanfront and ocean-view luxury properties will make your Tybee Island beach vacation feel like living in paradise. Luxury Living Savannah has rentals with accommodations up to 16 guests, so you can choose whether you want to have a fun family get-together or just an intimate weekend getaway with your loved one.

When visiting Tybee Island, guests can enjoy the area’s popular restaurants, or choose to stay at their home away from home and cook in, as each unit is equipped with a full kitchen and dining space. Also, there’s plenty to do staying in as the rentals include decks or patios to try and spot the various sealife or just sit and enjoy the cool ocean air.

There’s no shortage of activity or places to visit on the Island. So, one thing we know for sure, after visiting, you’ll be ready to plan your next Tybee Island Beach Vacation through Luxury Living Savannah properties.