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."
Jekyll Island’s last hatchlings have made their way to the sea, our patrollers have hung up their headlamps, and the 2013 Sea Turtle Season on Jekyll Island has officially concluded! As a follower of a sea turtle nest on Jekyll we wanted to let you know how [...]