7 Mermaid Cottages to Stay in Before You Die

Located only 20 minutes outside of Savannah, Tybee Island is home to a bevy of cozy, cute and colorful vacation rentals.

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Many of these island properties are managed by Mermaid Cottages – a beloved part of the Tybee Island community. Each home, whether it sleeps two people or twenty, offers comfortable accommodations, unique decor and plenty of resources for island relaxation.


Old Love Cottage

Have you ever dreamt of living in a dollhouse? The Old Love Cottage can make those dreams a reality. This 1920’s beach cottage is the perfect shade of blue with a tin roof, beadboard walls, pocket windows and a picket-fenced yard. You want to know the best thing about Old Love Cottage? It’s only 100 steps from the beach!


The Shrimp

Traveling with children? The Shrimp is for you! This pastel playground is located directly across from Memorial Park and is only a short walk to the beach.


The Atlantic

Watch the sun rise over the ocean from the beautiful, beachside deck at this 1930’s home perfectly named The Atlantic 1

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Castaway Cottage

This classic 1950’s home named Castaway Cottage boasts a perfect picket fence, bright colors in every room, multiple private patios and a short walk to the beach. 


Eisenhower's Retreat

Built in 1896 for James Montgomery Dixon, this nostalgic Tybee beach house has been carefully restored. Located only a few steps from the serenity of the Atlantic Ocean, Eisenhower's Retreat will create lifelong memories for your family for many years.


Whispering Palms

You and your 12 best friends can have the time of your life in this gorgeous vintage beach home featuring 6 bedrooms, a gorgeous yard AND a heated pool. And if that isn’t enough – it’s also located only 1 ½ blocks from the beach!

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