Little St. Simons Island Where Nature is the Luxury
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The Wilderness Stays Wild

Free from timbering, farming, or extensive development, Little St. Simons Island is a refuge for wildlife and the ecosystems they call home -- a location of hemispheric importance along the Southeastern coast.

As Nature Intended
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Experience the Wonders of the Natural World

From kayaking to beachcombing, there’s always a new way to experience the Island. Our naturalist-led activities vary depending on the season, wildlife, and your personal interests. No two days are ever the same.

Explore Adventures
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Conservation is our Commitment

With a dedicated Center for Coastal Conservation and Ecological Advisory Council, the Island serves as an important reference to study and develop conservation management practices for the entire region.

Conservation in Action
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Pristine and Unparalleled

The Lodge is a gateway to adventure. Led by a naturalist or on your own accord, explore 11,000 acres of undeveloped wilderness and conservation projects in action. Immerse yourself in the remote and remarkable wilderness of Little St. Simons.

Introducing The Island
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Everything Is Included

From historic accommodations to guided adventures, enjoy everything our Island has to offer -- all included with your stay.

Beyond The Essentials
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Naturalists Lead The Way

From lively discussions to hands-on experiences, our daily activities are designed for nature-lovers by nature-lovers. Our skilled Naturalists have decades of combined experience in environmental education and guiding. They are eager to immerse you in the Island’s ecology.

Meet Your Guides
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A Remote and Remarkable Landscape

The Island

A trip to Little St. Simons is more than a vacation—it’s a full immersion into nature. From our 20-acre lodge to the thousands of acres of untrammeled wilderness that surround it, welcome to one of the most protected conservation areas in all of Georgia.

Discover Little St. Simons Island
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Your Home Base for Adventure

The Lodge

The lodge is your home base for exploring the island. Surrounded by moss-draped oaks and golden marshes, each of our historic cottages is individually appointed and as storied as the Island itself. With room for no more than 32 guests, our lodge provides an intimate, all-inclusive atmosphere to relax in between wilderness adventures.

Nature-Lovers Rejoice
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Our Ecological Promise

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From the construction of a living shoreline to the on-island research of threatened wildlife, our ecological advisory and conservation partnerships continue to develop and implement ways to protect the Island’s plant communities and wildlife species for generations to come.

Forever Protected
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Groups

Group Getaways

Reserving the entire Island is the ultimate way to experience the natural luxury of Little St. Simons Island while connecting with friends and family. With no distractions and untouched wilderness as the backdrop to your retreat, full island rentals easily become a cherished annual tradition.

Book An Entire Island Escape

11,000 Acres of Wilderness

One of the crown jewels of Georgia's famed Golden Isles, Little St. Simons offers seven miles of pristine beaches, 3,000 acres of upland, and 8,000 acres of salt marshes for exploration and relaxation. Since it opened to the public in 1979, its natural beauty, sweeping coastal landscapes, and abundant wildlife have enchanted guests, inviting them to escape the ordinary.

Find The Island