The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort

Call The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort direct: 1.800.342.0212 St. Simon’s Island, Georgia The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort is a historical yet totally new Georgia island experience. It opened in 1935, and today it’s the only oceanfront resort on the beautiful St. Simons Island. From the moment you leave the mainland, you’ll sense its festive roots as a seaside dance club. Yet amid tennis, beaches, five pools and golf at the newly renovated King and Prince Golf Club, you’ll discover a thoroughly modern Georgia island getaway. This quiet island is full of Southern charm, plus a variety of coastal wildlife. It’s the perfect setting for such varied activities as shooting, horseback riding, history tours, distinctive shopping and fine dining. An assortment of dramatically renovated rooms and suites, beach villas and private homes completes the resort’s comfortable luxury.

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St. Simons Island named #2 of The South’s Best Islands 2017 by Southern Living

Each year Southern Living releases several lists boasting “The South’s Best,” including everything from accommodations to bookstores, breakfast spots, BBQ joints, beaches and so much more. In their 2017 accolades, St. Simons Island landed the #2 spot in The South’s Best Islands! Who stole first place from the Golden Isles? North Carolina’s barrier islands, the […]

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Why Winter is the Perfect Time to Visit St. Simons Island

Winter is an ideal time to check out St. Simons Island, Georgia, a stunning barrier isle that welcomes visitors throughout the year. Here are four reasons to visit this crown jewel of the Golden Isles this season: Mild temperatures on the beach Coastal Georgia usually averages temperatures in the mid-60s during the winter months. And […]

Exploring Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

Until the Civil War, coastal Georgia and South Carolina thrived as the country’s premiere rice growing region. Many of the South’s great rice plantations were destroyed during the Civil War, but a few still stand today. Located between Darien and Brunswick, Georgia, Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation offers a fascinating window into the Lowcountry’s 19th-century rice culture. Situated […]

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 […]