The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island

Select Registry Member Since 1993

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The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island

Select Registry Member Since 1993

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The Basics

A remote and remarkable getaway, Little St. Simons Island is an all-inclusive eco-lodge beloved for its gracious hospitality and natural beauty. Accessible only by boat, this secluded island escape offers seven miles of pristine beaches and over 11,000 acres of wilderness for 32 nightly guests. Experience the Island’s unique wildlife and ecosystems on naturalist-guided adventures from hiking to kayaking. Stays include charming accommodations, ferries to and from the island, three meals daily, outdoor gear, and guided excursions. Experience the Island where nature is the luxury.

Things We Love

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The Lodge is set on 11,000 acres of pristine wilderness

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Lodge dining utilizes locally sourced ingredients including fruits and vegetables grown on-site

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Stays at the lodge are all-inclusive of accommodations, three meals daily, ferry trips to and from the mainland, outdoor gear, and guided adventures ranging from hiking to kayaking

At A Glance

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Electric Vehicle Charger
  • Swimming Pool
  • Green/Environmentally Friendly
  • Fireplace or Firepit Onsite
  • Cabins/Cottages Available
  • Full House Rental Available
  • Weddings & Events Available

Best For

  • Gardens & Natural Wonders
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Sustainable Travel/Eco Tourism

In The Know

Here are a few things you can't miss when you visit...

  • During your stay, hop on a complimentary Island bike and bike to the beach for sunrise
  • Stop by the Island garden and learn about what’s growing from our horticulturalists
  • Watch the sunset from the bench swings overlooking the marsh
  • Join us for specialty programs throughout the year including Birding Days, Shark Days, Turtle Days, and our Fly Fishing Workshop
  • To cool down in the summer, try out the Lodge's saltwater swimming pool
  • Have some time before the ferry to Little St. Simons Island? Check out Fort Frederica National Monument or Cannon's Point Preserve just down the road from the departure dock


One of the crown jewels of Georgia's famed Golden Isles, Little St. Simons Island offers 7 miles of pristine beaches and 11,000 acres of undeveloped wilderness for exploration and relaxation. Privately owned and accessible only by boat, Little St. Simons Island in Georgia has retained the charm and unhurried pace of coastal living.  If you are looking for a unique and one of the best places to stay in Georgia a visit to The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island should be on your bucket list.

Moss draped live oaks and glistening marshes surround cozy accommodations for no more than 32 overnight guests. The island is a paradise for nature lovers and offers a host of recreational, naturalist-led experiences including birding, boating, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, bicycling, interpretive tours, beachcombing, fishing, and swimming.

Creature comforts include gracious accommodations in six charming cottages, delicious family-style meals featuring seed-to-table ingredients from the island's own organic garden, and genuine Southern hospitality. Little St. Simons Island is an ideal getaway for individuals, groups, families, family reunions, retreats, and business meetings.

All meals, beverages including sodas, beer & wine, use of island recreational gear, and daily-offered interpretive island excursions are included in the overnight rates.  The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island has received much acclaim including:

  • “#1 in the Top 20 Resorts in the South
  • #9 in the Top 10 Best Resorts in the U.S. and #45 in the Top 50 Best Resorts in the World” by Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards 2017
  • “Gold List” by Condé Nast Traveler 2013, “Adventure Bucket List”  by Outside Magazine 2013
  • “Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor 2011-2017 and “No. 1 Resort in the Mainland U.S.” by Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards 2007.


Inn Amenities: Pool, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Laundry Facility, Green Environmentally Friendly, Restaurant On Site, Wine/Spirits Available

Food & Wine

Regional cuisine prepared by our skilled chefs is a highlight of visits to Little St. Simons Island, with three meals daily and soft drinks included in the overnight rates. Breakfast and dinner are served family-style in the Hunting Lodge dining room. Picnic lunches are available and we are happy to accommodate special dietary needs. Each evening before dinner, a delightful social hour with hors d'oeuvres is held, including seasonal weekend oyster roasts on the Lodge grounds. All are favored times to recount the day’s adventures with family and new friends. Beer & wine are available as either a package daily rate or a la carte. 

Meals Offered: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Restaurant on Premises: Limited to overnight guests

Special Diets Accommodated: Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free

Breakfast: Complimentary

Breakfast Service: Continental, Full

Breakfast Seating: Communal, Set Times

Pub/Tavern on Premises: No

Alcohol Permits: Beer, Wine, Spirits

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Beverages, Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments, Complimentary Snacks, Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Evening Cocktails, Complimentary Evening Hors d'oeuvres, Picnics Available

Rooms & Suites

The gracious charm of our well-appointed guest accommodations is very much a part of the Little St. Simons Island experience. Six cottages, with rooms for 32 overnight guests, are tucked beneath the oaks in corners of the Island’s main lodge compound. While each guest cottage or guest house is delightfully different in setting, decor and their place in the Island’s history, all rooms are fully air-conditioned and enjoy access to a fireplace. We welcome reservations for a single guest room (for two persons), an entire cottage (ideal for families and small groups up to eight persons), and full-Island visits for up to 32 guests to enjoy the ultimate private island experience.

Accommodations: Cottages, Suites

# of Rooms: 16

Beds: Twin, Queen, King

Safes: Front Desk

Handicap Accessible: Limited

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishing, Bathrobes, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Ironing Boards, Laundry Facility, Private Deck, Refrigerator, Rollaway Available

For information on ADA accessibility for the facility or its rooms, please contact the property directly.

Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless, Complimentary

Front Desk/Security: OnSite, Business Hours

Corporate Rates: No

Inn Amenities: Pool, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Laundry Facility, Green Environmentally Friendly, Restaurant On Site, Wine/Spirits Available

Location Type

Location Type: Waterfront


Taxes and Fees: An 18% service charge as well as all applicable state and local taxes will be added to the nightly room rate.

Deposit: All reservations require a deposit of 50% of the total nightly room rate. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express credit & debit cards.

Cancellations: Due to our size, cancellations affect us significantly; therefore, we adhere to a strict cancellation policy. Cancellations made at least 45 days prior to arrival will result in a refund of the deposit minus a $50.00 administration fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations made within 45 days of arrival date. Any room night cancellations or shortening the length of stay within 45 days of arrival will result in being charged for those nights. We highly recommend purchasing trip insurance in the event cancellation becomes necessary. A variety of reasonable options can be found at

Minimum Stay Required: Weekends, Holidays, Peak Season

Pet-Friendly: No

Innkeeper's Pets: No Pets

Smoking Policy: Outside Only

Family Friendly: Yes

Weddings & Events

Little St. Simons Island is a spectacular location for small events and celebrations such as birthdays, anniversaries, family reunions, corporate retreats and simple non-traditional weddings. A private island event is a unique and special experience for attendees. Due to the intimate size of our operation as well as the nature of the island, event services are limited to our standard scope of offerings. Please contact our Guest Services Office at (866) 450-9621 for further details.

Wedding/Events Capacity: 20-49

Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremony, Receptions, Rehearsal Dinner, Bridal Luncheon, Elopement

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Reception Seating: 32

Banquet Seating: 32

Max Capacity Outdoor: 32

Business Travel & Events

Whether for executive retreats of a dozen or corporate groups up to 32 persons, the intimacy, natural beauty and privacy of Little St. Simons Island produce a very real and unique sense of focus and productivity. And the abundance of recreational options helps attendees relax between sessions and, when pursued by the entire group, fosters colleague relationships and encourages team-building. The historic Barn, a landmark within the Island’s main Lodge compound, has been extensively renovated and transformed into the ideal center point for group meetings on the Island. The Barn and the Island’s variety of attendee accommodations are joined by a host of complementing settings for meetings, including our poolside Screen House, the Hunting Lodge and inspiring outdoor locations.

# of Meeting Rooms: 1

Meeting Types: Business Meeting, Retreats, Social

Meeting Amenities: Dedicated Conference Center, Onsite Catering

Meeting Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Business Travel & Event Max Capacity: 32

Total Rooms Sq Footages: 1000

Max Capacity Theater: 32

Max Capacity Boardroom: 32

Max Capacity Classroom: 32

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