Whether you come to Jekyll Island to relax or to be active, Georgia’s coastal climate will allow you to enjoy countless activities year-round.


Tennis

From beginners to professionals, tennis players of all skill levels will enjoy our state-of-the-art amenities inside the Jekyll Island Tennis Center. Stop by and make a little racket. Learn more.

Beaches

Jekyll Island guests and residents flock to the Island’s 10 miles of pristine shoreline. Whether seeking a leisurely stroll, taking an invigorating jog or playing for hours in the sand, the barrier island’s natural shore-fronts are a popular attraction year round. Learn More.

Natural Fun

Jekyll Island is home to a unique array of diverse wildlife and offers ample opportunity to take part in nature-based activities. Unspoiled yet accessible, this natural wonderland provides guests with plenty of reasons to get out, enjoy, and explore. Nature provides the setting. You set the pace. Learn more.

Summer Waves

Cool off and splash into summer at Jekyll Island’s one-of-a-kind water park. Summer Waves offers 11 acres of splashing summertime fun. Splish, splash and slide into a good time! Learn more.

Georgia Sea Turtle Center

Jekyll Island is a paradise of interesting places, and the Georgia Sea Turtle Center ranks among the top spots for finding a unique adventure. Established in 2007, the Georgia Sea Turtle Center is an institution devoted to research and the rehabilitation of injured sea turtles. In its mission, the Center works to educate visitors about the mysterious lives of sea turtles and develop a deeper understanding of the delicate coastal ecosystem. Learn more.

Shopping

In addition to a leisurely beach vacation, Jekyll Island guests can experience a delightful shopping escape in a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. From our oak-lined Historic District to our beachside shopping plaza, we offer a fine selection of gifts and souvenirs, paired with the highest standards of service. Learn more.

Putt-Putt

Miniature golf is a great game for all ages and skill levels. We offer two different courses: One for beginners and another more challenging course for the putt-putt pros. In addition, our miniature course is conveniently located on the corner of Shell Road and Beachview Drive, right next to the Red Bug, bike rentals and playground.

Rates

Per Game: $6.50
3-Game Ticket: $15
10-Game pass: $45
Children under 4 years-old: Free

For more information, call 912.635.2648.

Golf

Jekyll Island has been a golf destination since 1898, when members of the Jekyll Island Club added the first course on the island near the present-day airport. Since the original course was laid, famed designers such as Donald Ross, Walter Travis, Dick Wilson and Joe Lee have used the island’s pristine natural landscape to create four classic courses that provide both challenges and spectacular scenery. Learn more.

Biking

With more than 20 miles of trails that wind through beach, maritime forest and marsh landscapes, Jekyll Island is a cycling haven. Learn more.

Segway Tours

Segway Tours

Explore the island on this fun, state-of-the-art form of transportation: the Segway® Personal Transporter (PT). Learn more.

From Our Blog

Mar
11

A SIGHT TO BEHOLD

By Andrea Marroquin

In March of 1921, a Tiffany stained glass window was installed in Jekyll Island’s Faith Chapel, portraying the theme, “David Set Singers Before the Lord.”

The window was created in memory of Jekyll Island Club President Frederick Gilbert Bourne, head of the Singer Sewing Machine Company.  The title playfully refers to Bourne’s [...]

Mar
11

Oglethorpe University hosts an elite field for the annual Jekyll Island Collegiate Invitational Golf Tournament

by Robbie Burns, rburns@jekyllisland.com

Jekyll Island, the nearest faraway place, is known for its family-friendly atmosphere, natural beauty and fabulous golf.  The next chapter in its rich golf history will be written March 14-16 with the annual Jekyll Island Collegiate Invitational, America’s largest college golf tournament.

A total of 54 Division III golf teams, 30 [...]

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