When you’re on the hunt for a vacation destination that combines the ultimate in luxury, relaxation and breathtaking views, there’s no place quite like St. Simons Island. This charming and elegant locale off the coast of Georgia brings the perfect combination of southern hospitality alongside island living. When you’re looking to relax and rejuvenate while on vacation, be sure to book a stay at St. Simons Grand Rentals with Lilmar Vacations when you’re next in town.
Amazing St. Simons Grand Rentals
Where elegance and comfort collide, the St. Simons Grand comes to life in delicious style. Guests who are looking for rental accommodations that are convenient, decadent and comfortable need look no further than this incredible complex where exceptional vacations are held up as a top priority. Guests who book St Simons Grand condo rentals will often enjoy sweeping ocean views from the comfort of sprawling private balconies. Indoors, condos are designed with space in mind and can be enjoyed as open-concept floor plans that include fully equipped kitchens, large bedrooms, towering ceilings, and stylish furnishings to complete the oceanside look. Extra plush mattresses, attached bathrooms, and ample closet space make it simple to settle into one of these delightful rentals. For those who value remaining well-connected on vacation, St. Simons Grand includes high-speed internet and Wi-Fi for guests.
Make the Most of Every Additional Detail
When you stay at St. Simons Grand condo rentals, you become part of a vacation community that makes enjoying life first on the list every day. Indulge in community features that include a fitness center, large pool and hot tub, spa services and direct beach access for those visitors that can’t wait to get on the sand and under the sun. BBQ grills are available for guests who are looking to enjoy open-air meals in the company of friends and family. The grounds of St. Simons Grand are adorned with a variety of lagoons, fountains and even a private ocean pathway making it a place where you can just as easily find excitement as moments of divine tranquility.
Experiencing the Very Best of St. Simons Island
The luxury and comfort that await at your St. Simons Grand rental could easily inspire you to stay indoors and cozy up to enjoy it all. However, a trip to St. Simons Island just wouldn’t be the same without time dedicated to exploring and discovering all of the wonderful places and sights that this destination has to offer. The following are a few you’ll definitely want to add to your must-do list when you’re looking to take your St. Simons Island getaway to the next level of unforgettable excellence.
Take a Trolley Tour of the Island
Getting out and about can be done in authentic island style when you book a trolley tour with Lighthouse Trolleys. The company is owned and operated by Cap Fendig who has long called St. Simons Island home and enjoys sharing those places and stories she loves with visitors from near and far. Every tour can be customized down to the type of trolley you take with options to choose from air-conditioned vehicles to open-air modes of transportation. This experience is narrated and Cap is known for incorporating interesting facts and moments of insight along the way!
Take Time to Admire and Visit Christ Church
Designated as one of the oldest churches in the state of Georgia, Christ Church has roots dating back to 1820 and is well worth a visit when you’re here. Closely linked to the preaching Weasley Brothers, Christ Church often delights guests not only with its stark white façade complete with spires, but the gorgeous grounds that are perfect for strolling around. Towering oaks give this destination a sacred feeling that’s hard to ignore. The interior of the church can be toured between 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm Tuesdays through Sundays for those interested in a comprehensive visit.
Visit the St. Simons Lighthouse and Museum
The St. Simons Lighthouse is an icon of the island and easy to spot thanks to its stark white façade and black top. Situated at 610 Beachview Drive, this lighthouse makes for a wonderful day trip and is always impressive to observe as it reached 104 feet into the air. The attached museum is a great way to take a step back in time and understand the important role that this lighthouse has played throughout history. Admission to the museum is $12 for adults and $6 for children. It’s open to the public Monday through Saturday from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm with a late opening on Sundays beginning at noon.
Making Time to Unwind in Savory Style
St. Simons Island is a destination that’s filled with opportunities to get out and explore and experience highlights and landmarks. However, it’s also a vacation destination with a reputation for offering up some truly spectacular restaurants to enjoy along the way! Whether you’re a food enthusiast looking for the next best thing or simply a visitor that enjoys finding mouthwatering locales to enjoy, St. Simons Island promises to be a place where you can find a taste of it all.
Swing by Golden Isles Olive Oil
When you’re looking to enjoy a unique St. Simons Island stop that’s equal parts intriguing and savory, make your way to the Golden Isles Olive Oil. This gourmet grocery store is also a wine bar and olive oil shop located at 306 Redfern Village. A stop in at Golden Isles Olive Oil is an interactive experience where on-site staff offers up samples of different olive oils to try and incorporate education on alternative uses for olive oil as well. Feel free to ask as many questions as you’d like or simply take some time to browse the many oils that are available for purchase. This stop also sells olive bowls and gift baskets as well as immunity boosters and sweet treats for those that are looking for a little something that leans healthy and still satisfied the sweet tooth.
When it comes to unforgettable comfort food, nobody on St. Simons Island does it quite like the team at Barbara Jean’s. This iconic dining stop is known for its welcoming atmosphere and wide variety of southern comfort food ranging from biscuits and gravy to cream corn, pulled pork, and beyond. Dine indoors or take a seat on the sunny patio for a fresh-air meal that’s sure to please. At Barbara Jean’s you are free to order up more traditional dishes or make it a seafood extravaganza complete with crab cakes and shrimp upon request. Whatever you dine on, don’t forget to pair it with a wonderful handcrafted cocktail to truly make the most of your savory stop.
Moo Cow Ice Cream
For those that have a serious sweet tooth to satisfy, a trip to Moo Cow Ice Cream is the answer you’ve been searching for. Located at 541 Ocean Boulevard, this popular ice cream stop is a great place to grab a cone or cup filled with options that include traditional chocolate and vanilla to more innovative mixes that just might highlight mint or mango. Mix things up with a waffle cone to go or stay and enjoy conversation with the owners while you delight in the flavors you’ve found.
Book a Stay Today
There’s no reason to wait. Book a St. Simons Island vacation today and let the team at Lilmar Vacations handle your every rental need. We’ll make sure you’re matched up with a property that fits your vacation style and caters to your sense of rest and relaxation. Contact us today for more information and to begin planning your next amazing St. Simons Island trip in our St. Simons Grand Rentals!