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 has retained the charm and unhurried pace of coastal living. 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, beach combing, fishing and swimming. Creature comforts include gracious accommodations in six charming cottages, delicious family style meals featuring seed-to-table ingredients from the islands 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, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Laundry Facility, Green Environmentally Friendly, Restaurant On Site, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, 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 beverages including house beer and wine included in the overnight rates. Breakfast and dinner are served family-style in the Hunting Lodge dining room. Lunch is served there, too, except on most Saturdays (weather permitting) when it is presented seaside. 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.
Meals Offered: Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
Restaurant on Premises: Limited to overnight guests
Special Diets Accommodated: Vegetarian , Vegan , Gluten Free
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
Internet Service: Wireless, Complimentary
Front Desk/Security: OnSite, Business Hours
Corporate Rates: No
Inn Amenities: Pool, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Laundry Facility, Green Environmentally Friendly, Restaurant On Site, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Wine/Spirits Available
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 www.insuremytrip.com.
Minimum Stay Required: Weekends, Holidays, Peak Season
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, Elopment
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: Retreats, Social
Meeting Amenities: 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