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St. Simons Island


St. Simons Island (also called Saint Simons Island) is one of the most popular coastal islands of Georgia. St. Simons Island lodging includes hotels and resorts, bed and breakfasts, inns, and other accommodations that offer scenic views of the Atlantic Ocean. Find the best St. Simons Island lodging, including hotels, resorts, inns, bed and breakfasts and vacation cabins, and book your reservation online now.

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Visit Hodnett Coopers Sea Gate Inn Hodnett Coopers Sea Gate Inn
Sea Gate Inn is a beautiful luxury condominium-hotel that is walking distance to the beach. Sea Gate suite offers one bedroom, one bath, a kitchen, living room, dining area, and private balcony. Amenities include- pool, front desk assistance and daily housekeeping services for nightly and weekly stays. Please note there is a USD 50.00 resort fee on all rentals. Check in at our main office at 1016 Beachview Drive. We are open Mon-Sun, 830am to 530pm. During peak season, the office is open late as well as on the weekends.
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Visit Holiday Inn Express St. Simons Island Holiday Inn Express St. Simons Island
Enjoy Southern hospitality with the comfort of home in newly renovated, extraordinarily clean, comfortable, 100% smoke free guest rooms. Conveniently located near Historical Downtown Brunswick, Jekyll Island and Sea Island. Outdoor pool and two miles from the local beaches. Activities include golfing, St. Simons Trolley, St. Simons Island Lighthouse and Museum, and Fort Frederica National Monument. In the evening you can hop aboard the Emerald Princess II Casino with complimentary tickets for a five hour fun filled cruise on the Atlantic.
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Visit Hampton Inn St. Simons Island Hampton Inn St. Simons Island
Hampton Inn St. Simons Island is located off of Hwy. 17 on the island's main thoroughfare, 2 miles from Historic Village and Pier. Area attractions include Epworth-By-The-Sea, Christ Church, Fort Frederica, St Simons lighthouse & museum, other historical sites, boutique shopping, golf courses, watersports and fishing, full service marina, and Messengale Beach, 3 miles north east. Within walking distance, you can dine at Outback Steakhouse, Archibald's, or Black Water Grill.
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Visit Best Western Island Inn Best Western Island Inn
The Best Western Island Inn is ideally situated on St. Simons Island. Hotel guests will be close to a variety of area attractions and historical sites including the Lighthouse Museum and Jekyll Island Historic District. Proximity to the beach makes it an ideal spot for fishing, kayaking, horseback riding and biking. The Best Western Island Inn offers a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast and meeting facilities. Other hotel amenities include a private, crystal-clear pool and spacious sun deck and hot tub located in the hotel's signature Southern-style gazebo.
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Visit King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort
At the ocean's edge, the King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort on St. Simons Island, Georgia, welcomes guests to an experience unequaled on the Atlantic Ocean. Voted Georgia's Favorite Beach Resort by the readers of Southern Living, the renowned King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort St. Simons Island invites you to leave your cares on the mainland and fill your senses with the pleasures of sun and sea. This historic seaside retreat combines southern hospitality and energetic pleasures in a setting acclaimed by guests since its opening as a dance club in 1935.
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St. Simons Island Sunset

St. Simons Island, Georgia

History enthusiasts won't want to miss touring the many intriguing sites on Saint Simon's Island including Fort Frederica which was built in 1736 by General James Edward Oglethorpe. On July 7, 1742 , an outnumbered force of British troops defended Georgia against a Spanish invasion at a site located near the fort known as the Battle of Bloody Marsh. At this famous battle site, the British troops defeated the Spanish invaders and kept them from attacking the nearby fort, thus driving them back into Florida. (More...)


Facts About St. Simons Island

St. Simons Island is one of Georgia's renowned Golden Isles (along with Sea Island, Jekyll Island, and Little St. Simons Island). It is also the largest of the Golden Isles. The town is a resort community and has many seasonal residents, as well as a steady base of year-round residents. Consequently, many of the residents are retired individuals from other parts of Georgia or the United States. Malcolm McKinnon Airport (IATA: SSI) is located on the island.

St. Simons Island is located in Glynn County, Georgia. According to the 2000 census, St. Simons Island had a population of 13,381.

History - Spanish Florida

During the 17th century, St. Simons Island was one of the most important settlements of the Mocama missionary province of Spanish Florida. After the founding of South Carolina in 1680, conflict between the English and Spanish wreaked havoc on the Sea Islands. James Moore of South Carolina led a combined land and sea invasion of Florida in 1702 which essentially destroyed the Spanish mission system on the islands. Surviving Indians were subjected to slave raids leaving the islands depopulated by the time the colony of Georgia was founded. (More...)

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