Welcome to St. Simons Island, GA

St. Simons Island is the largest of the Golden Isles along Georgia’s southern Atlantic coast. Eighteen square miles in size, it is accessible by car via the F.J. Torras Causeway. St. Simons has a wide array of lodging choices ranging from stately hotels to comfy B & B’s. Golf resorts, condo rentals and vacation homes round out your choice for a spectacular St. Simons Island vacation. Make sure you bring or rent some bikes to explore, up close, all the beauty the island offers. And being an island, make time for some water sports and quality beach time. The restaurant scene here is packed with great local eateries, many serving fresh local seafood.
* Weather – St. Simons Island’s daily average high in April is 76 degrees, perfect for the beach, golf, boating or just relaxing in the beautiful natural surroundings of our Islands.
* Upcoming Events in and around St. Simons Island.



Featured Event

Weddings and Private Parties

Weddings and Private Parties

On the Grounds of the St. Simons Island Lighthouse Museum! Are you looking for a beautiful, historic waterfront setting for your next private function? Coastal Georgia Historical Society’s facilities and grounds are one of St. Simons Island’s premier oceanfront venue choices for wedding ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinners, photography sessions, meetings and corporate events. For pricing […]

Featured Event

What is Georgia’s State Seashell?

What is Georgia’s State Seashell?

Knobbed Whelk (Busycon carica)! Christened the state seashell in 1987, the knobbed whelk is a whorled shell, eight inches long at maturity, displaying heavy spines, many knobs, and an orange or red mouth. Minerals in Georgia coastal waters cause ocher striations on the sand-colored, semi-gloss surface. This marine snail shell is found all along Georgia’s […]