Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of St. Simons Island

The area's churches and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to St. Simons Island. This city's island views, beaches and seaside draw many visitors. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around St. Simons Island

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes St. Simons Island a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sea Palms Resort Golf Course (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • King and Prince Golf Course (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Bloody Marsh Battle Site (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Marshes of Glynn Overlook Park (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Selden Park (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Waterfront Park (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in St. Simons Island

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in St. Simons Island

Travellers enjoy St. Simons Island for its island views and seaside. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, St. Simons Island is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Little River (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Demere Park (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Neptune Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Driftwood Beach (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Marshes of Glynn Overlook Park (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Selden Park (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around St. Simons Island

The nearest airport is in Brunswick, GA (BQK-Golden Isles), located 6.7 mi (10.8 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Saint Simons Island?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,184 holiday lettings around Saint Simons Island. From 587 flats & apartments to 69 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a seaside property in Saint Simons Island?

Sparkling waters, fine sands and blue skies as a canvas. If that sounds like your idea of heaven, now's your chance to really bliss out. Luckily, there are 374 beachside holiday rentals to cast yourself away to. Alternatively, you may be searching for another style of setting. HomeAway has a wide range of properties to pick from, including:

  • 362 oceanfront holiday accommodation options.
  • 290 beachfront holiday accommodation options.
  • 237 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a condo in Saint Simons Island?

Sharing is great. But sharing bunks and bathrooms with strangers can be a bit much. Make the most of the time you have with your loved ones in a condo holiday rental. The extra space and convenience makes for a much more comfortable stay. In this destination, HomeAway has 622 to choose from. Book now and you could be parting with as little as £48 per night. If that doesn't agree with your posse's taste, we have a range of other self-catering accommodation options to select from, such as:

  • House: 560 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £54 per night.
  • Townhome: 155 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £83 per night.
  • Cottage: 92 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £80 per night.

Can I stay in Saint Simons Island in a large group?

Holidays with your friends and loved ones can be so much fun, especially when you're under the same roof in an amazing new place! If you're travelling with a large group, HomeAway can help out. Why not have a squiz at the 353 condo holiday rentals available here? They're the most popular choice for big groups of travellers. The holiday rentals that can cater to large groups in this area include:

  • On the hunt for rentals that can hold 6 holiday makers? We have 584 that will fit the bill. Prices begin from just £48 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your party, you'll be pleased to learn that there are 263 holiday rentals that are ideal. Prices begin at just £100 a night.
  • Searching for holiday rentals catering to 10 guests? You'll be happy to learn we have 123 that will fit the bill. You can secure one for as little as £121 per night.

So don't fear! When you travel with us you can take your dad, your cousins and all your friends to Saint Simons Island.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Saint Simons Island?

Friends are the family we choose. Catch up with those who mean the most to you and arrange a cost-conscious getaway with HomeAway. When it comes to finding an amazing deal, your first stop ought to be Saint Simons Heights. Here, HomeAway has 643 holiday rentals at an average price of £196 a night. There are another 308 HomeAway holiday rentals awaiting you in or around King City. The average price here is £201 a night.