News from the Island

Atlanta Trails - March 27, 2017

Atlanta TrailsAtlanta Trails calls Little St. Simons Island "truly a wonderful experience, like no other." Enjoy their beautiful video of Little St. Simons Island and learn more about their take on the island in their recent article.

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Palm Beach Daily News - March 18, 2017

Palm Beach Daily NewsThe Palm Beach Daily News found Little St. Simons Island to be an eco-resort perfect for peace and quiet.  We agree!

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Savannah Magazine - January 2017

Savannah Magazine January 2017The Lodge is "Where to Stay" in Savannah Magazine's article Georgia - Land of the Geechee.

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 365 Atlanta Family - January 5, 2017

365 Atlanta Family 50+ Unique Things to Do In GeorgiaWe are thrilled to be included in 365 Atlanta Family's 50+ Unique Things To Do In Georgia To Make Marvelous Memories In 2017.

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Islands.com - November 2016

Sunset under the oakWe're delighted that Little St. Simons Island made Islands.com's list of 10 Amazing U.S. Islands Close to Home.

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Condé Nast Traveler - October 18, 2016

The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island

The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island is thrilled to be voted the #1 Top Resort in the American South for the second year in a row in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards!  

 The Lodge was also voted #5 in the Top 10 Best Resorts in the U.S. and #49 in the Top 50 Best Resorts in the World.

Charleston Magazine - October 2016

Charleston Magazine CoverLittle St. Simons Island is on the cover of the October issue of Charleston Magazine and highlighted as a place to "make your escape." Read the entire piece, written beautifully by Sandy Lang, and her story of "finding natural beauty and winged wonders on Little St. Simons"

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USA Today 10 Best - August 2016

Naturalist TourWe are honored to be named by USA Today 10Best Readers' Choice as a Best Destination Resort.

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Jetsetter - July 2016

The Lodge on Little St. Simons IslandWe are proud to be included in Jetsetter's list of America's Best All-Inclusive Resorts.

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365 Atlanta Family - June 16, 2016

365 Atlanta Family Tips, Tricks & Tidbits for Visiting this Paradise Island on Georgia's Coast365 Atlanta Family shares their tips, tricks and tidbits for visiting this paradise island on Georgia's Coast

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 Gayot - June 2016

River Lodge DeckGayot names The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island one of the Top Ten Family Resorts in the U.S.

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Coastal Living - June 2016

Coastal Living June CoverCoastal Living Magazine names Little St. Simons Island one of five Best Family Beach Vacations.

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Nfocus Magazine - June 2016

Nfocus Magazine includes Little St. Simons Island in its June article Island Escapes:Golden Isles.

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InsideHook - May 25, 2016

InsideHook names Little St. Simons Island one of The Five Best Summer Lodges for Not Quite Roughing It.

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Thrillist - May 18, 2016

Thrillist includes Little St. Simons Island in The Most Relaxing Vacation Spots in the United States.

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Garden & Gun - March 11, 2016

Garden & Gun shared artist Philip Juras latest book of painitings of Little St. Simons Island.

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Garden & Gun - February 25, 2016

Cedar HouseLittle St. Simons Island makes Garden & Gun's list of "Five Out-of-the-Way Spring Break Escapes."

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Oyster.com - January 13, 2016

Little St. Simons Island is featured in Oyster.com's 10 Hidden Private Islands Where You Can Actually Spend the Night.

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Domino.com - November 19, 2015

Hunting LodgeLittle St. Simons Island is included in Domino.com's "Where to Stay on Your Next Trip, Chosen by Your Celeb Alter Ego."

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Condé Nast Traveler - October 20, 2015

Naturalist tourLittle St. Simons is excited to be voted the #1 Resort in the South, #3 Resort in the U.S. and the #10 Hotel & Resort in the World by the Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards!

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B Metro Magazine - August 2015

B Metro Magazine shares their experience on a recent visit to Little St. Simons Island in the article Island Adventure from their August issue.

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Atlanta Journal Constitution - June 25, 2015

The Atlanta Journal Constitution includes Little St. Simons in their article 7 Multigenerational Travle Destinations for Atlanta Families.

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TOWN Magazine - June 2015

TOWN Magazine shares a recent stay at The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island in their June issue. The articleHeart of Nature beautifully captures a visit to our Island.

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Rethink:Rural - June 1, 2015

Rethink:Rural names The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island one of "10 great places to go 'glamping' in the South."

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Atlanta Magazine - May 14, 2015

Little St. Simons Island Naturalist Manager, Stacia Hendricks, ranks number 12 in Atlanta Magazine's Secrets of the Georgia Coast article.  The tugboat wreck off of our Rainbow Beach also made the list at number 37. 

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Bloomberg Business - March 11, 2015

Little St. Simons Island is featured in the recent Bloomberg Business article The Prettiest Places Off the Grid.

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New York Weddings - Summer 2015

Little St. Simons Island is honored to be included in New York Weddings Summer 2015 guide as a honeymoon location.

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Jacksonville Magazine - March 2015

Jacksonville Magazine's recent article A Tale of Two Islands compares Little St. Simons Island to St. Simons Island.

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Recognition and Awards

2016

  • CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER - Readers' Choice Awards - #1, Top 20 Resorts in The American South
  • CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER - Readers' Choice Awards - #5, Top 10 Best Resorts in the U.S.
  • CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER - Readers' Choice Awards - #49, Top 50 Best Resorts in the World
  • TRIP ADVISOR - Certificate of Excellence

 2015

  • CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER - Readers' Choice Awards - #1, Top 20 Resorts in the South
  • CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER - Readers' Choice Awards - #3, Top 25 Resorts in the U.S.
  • CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER - Readers' Choice Awards - #10, Top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World
  • TRIP ADVISOR - Certificate of Excellence
  • TRIP ADVISOR - Hall of Fame, Five Time Winner of the Certificate of Excellence

2014

  • CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER - Readers' Choice Awards - Best Hotels in the South
  • TRIP ADVISOR – Certificate of Excellence

2013

  • CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER - Readers' Choice Awards - #16, Top 30 Hotels in the South
  • CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER - World's Best Places to Stay, Gold List
  • TRIP ADVISOR – Certificate of Excellence

2012

  • CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER - Readers' Choice Awards - #7, Top 20 Resorts in the South
  • TRIP ADVISOR – Certificate of Excellence

2011

  • OUTSIDE MAGAZINE - Best Adventure Lodges
  • CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER - Readers' Choice Awards - Top 30 U.S. Mainland Small Resorts

2010

  • CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER - World's Best Places to Stay, Gold List

2009

  • CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER - World's Best Places to Stay, Gold List

2008

  • CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER - World's Best Places to Stay, 2013 Gold List, Best by Service: #1 IN U.S., Best by Rooms: #1 IN U.S., Best by Activities: #3 IN U.S., Resorts & Hotels: #1 in Georgia
  • NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELER – 2008 Stay List
  • THE FINE LIVING CHANNEL, One of the Ten Most Romantic Places in the World

2007

  • CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER - Readers' Choice Awards - #1 U.S. Mainland Resort
  • CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER - World's Best Places to Stay, Gold List
  • Listed in 1,000 PLACES TO SEE BEFORE YOU DIE, U.S. AND CANADA EDITION

2006

  • CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER - Readers' Choice Awards - #1 U.S. Mainland Resort
  • CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER - World's Best Places to Stay, Gold List

2005

  • TRAVEL + LEISURE - 500 Best Hotels in the World

2004

  • CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER - World's Best Places to Stay, 2004 Gold List
  • ROBB REPORT - The World's Ten Great Escapes

2001

  • CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER - World's Best Places to Stay, Gold List