Travel With Pets to Historic Georgia Island on Atlantic Ocean
Jekyll Island is Georgia’s Jewel on the Atlantic coast. Fido and Fifi are welcome to travel along when staying at a pet-friendly hotel.
Jekyll Island is on the Atlantic Ocean coast of Georgia. The island was an exclusive enclave for the rich and famous during the gilded age. In 1947 Jekyll Island was converted into a state park.
Jekyll Island is located on the oceanfront between Savannah, Georgia and Jacksonville, Florida. Georgia’s Jewel is a romantic retreat, with miles of beach, nature retreats and wildlife.
There is a wide range of activities on Jekyll Island, including golf, tennis, birdwatching, nature walks, biking and kayaking
The Georgia Sea Turtle Center is on the island. Female loggerhead sea turtles swim ashore and lay their eggs in nests. The sea turtles are designated a threatened species by state and federal law. Jekyll Island, with dunes of the clean, white beach provide a safe haven for the sea turtles. sand is a major site for conservation and education. The Georgia Sea Turtle Center broke ground in the Historic Landmark District in 2006.
The family dog or cat is welcome to travel along, when staying at a pet-friendly hotel. Hotels that allow canine and feline companions have special policies and charge additional fees for bringing your best four-legged friends along.
- Clarion Resort. This Jekyll Island hotel is near the Jekyll Island Convention center, Jekyll Harbor Marina, historic Faith Chapel, Summer Waves Water Park and St. Simons Island. Hotel amenities include the on-site restaurant Capital Steak and Seafood House, free wireless high speed Internet access, free coffee and outdoor swimming pool. Pet friendly. Pet accommodations are $25 per pet, per night. 100% nonsmoking hotel. 1-912-635-2531.
- Quality Inn & Suites. Quality Inn is located in the heart of Jekyll Island, near Jekyll Harbor Marina, golf and tennis. The beach is 110 yards from the hotel. Jekyll Island points of interest near Quality Inn include” Jekyll Island Island Convention Center, Emerald Princess Casino, Golden Isles and Jekyll Harbor Marinas, Summer Wavers Water Park and Jekyll Island State Park. Hotel amenities include free deluxe continental breakfast, seasonal outdoor swimming pool, shuffleboard and more. Pet friendly. Pet fee is $10 per night. There is a limit of two pets per room. 1-912-635-2202.
- Villas by the Sea Resort. One to Three bedroom villas. Pet Policy: Pets reservations must be made in advance. There is a pet fee of $50 to $150, depending upon the size of the villa. 1-866-375-7691.
Information in this article was gathered over hotel websites and over the telephone. Hotel policies are subject to change. Contact the hotels for specific information regarding fees and policies. Advanced. reservations are recommended. Please mention pets when making reservations
For more travel with canine and feline companions, read: Pet-Friendly Hotels in Jacksonville, FL;; Myrtle Beach, SC; Hilton Head, SC; Brunswick, GA and Savannah, GA.