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Located just 18 miles outside of Savannah, Tybee Island is a coastal paradise! The island paradise has been popular to visitors since the 1800s. Today, it invites guests to enjoy beach day fun while also offering historical charm and interest.

Tybee Island Beaches

The island is home to 5 beaches that span over 3 miles. Each beach offers unique charm and beauty with different amenities or location perks such as proximity to shopping and dining. Or, opt for a more remote experience by choosing a less popular beach such as Back River or Little Tybee Island for a bit of peace and quiet during your visit.

A view of the lighthouse at sunset

The 5 Tybee Island Beaches are: 

  • North Beach – A quiet beach that features the Tybee Island Lighthouse 
  • Mid Beach — Situated near popular dining  
  • South Beach – Most popular and features the Tybee Island Pier & Pavilion as well as nearby shopping 
  • Back River Beach — A peaceful beach perfect for families 
  • Little Tybee Island — Remote beach and nature preserve only accessible by boat, kayak, or jet ski 

Tybee Island Attractions

Away from the sandy shores, there is still much to explore! Situated on North Beach, the Tybee Lighthouse invites visitors to climb up and take in the view as well as stroll through the museum exhibits to learn the island’s history.

The Tybee Island Pier & Pavilion are a must-stroll for any visitor to the island. Watch fishermen reeling in their catch or the passing boats go by from the pier or explore nearby dining and shopping options. If you want to learn about life under the sea, head to the Tybee Island Marine Science Center. The non-profit invites guests to come and learn with exhibits and events.

Get out on the water for yourself with a dolphin tour, fishing charter, or sunset cruise. Enjoy exploring the island by water and be on the lookout for local wildlife!

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Start planning a vacation to this island paradise! Find Tybee rentals with ocean views, large beach homes, and properties with private pools! You're sure to find your ideal home-away-from-home on Tybee Island! 

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