Jekyll Island has been a heralded golf destination since 1898, when members of the Jekyll Island Club created the Island's first golf course. In the decades that have followed, Jekyll island has maintained its reputation are one of the premiere golfing destinations in the nation, attracting acclaimed golf course designers such as Walter Travis and Joe Lee, among others.
In 1886, Jekyll Island was purchased to become an exclusive winter retreat for America's most elite families, known as the Jekyll Island Club. For more than half a century, the nation's leading families, including the Rockefellers, Morgans, Pulitzers, and Goulds came to Jekyll Island "to secure an escape.
Southern charm meets coastal whimsy to set the ideal backdrop for a fairytale wedding on Jekyll Island. From the live oaks draped in Spanish moss to the dazzling seaside sunsets and picturesque historic venues, the Island is the perfect place to say "I Do."
The focus of last week’s ceremony was the news that the Westin Jekyll Island was breaking ground. But throughout the exciting event, all eyes were locked on the brilliant sand sculpture positioned behind the speakers. There, under a white tent, set against s beach backdrop, was a large rendition of the Westin hotel, carved out [...]
School is out and summer is here! That means days by the pool, leisurely strolls on the beach and great hotel deals for you this season! Grab your sunscreen and family or friends — we’ll see you on Jekyll Island!