Unveiling the Ultimate Summer Itinerary

Unveiling the Ultimate Summer Itinerary

Jekyll Island offers an idyllic escape for those seeking a perfect summer itinerary.

Summer Itineraries

Whether you seek relaxation, adventure, or a perfect blend of both, Jekyll Island is the ideal destination for an unforgettable summer escape. Don’t miss some of our recommendations for your perfect summer itinerary. From pristine beaches and historic sites to vibrant wildlife and coastal dining, Jekyll Island offers an idyllic escape for those seeking a perfect summer retreat.


Summer Waves Water Park

Summer Itinerary

Explore the thrills and chills of Summer Waves Water Park from high-adrenaline attractions to lazy river relaxation. Don’t miss the Man O’ War, the largest and fastest attraction at the park, this tentacle-like water ride includes two chute slides and two body slides to create an intense competition for guests to enjoy.

10 Miles of Beaches

It’s hard to choose the best Jekyll Island beaches, with 10 miles of unspoiled shoreline you’ll find the perfect place to relax and reconnect. Jekyll Island Beaches are unlike those of any other coastal destination. 

Find your favorite beach park, set up for the day and enjoy! Jekyll Island has several public beach access points that are accessible to people with physical disabilities and can provide beach-going wheelchairs at no cost. Learn more about ADA accessibility »

24 Miles of Bike Trails

Historical sites, ocean views, and the island’s abundant wildlife make each bike ride an adventure. Whether you’re seeking an active outing or a leisurely afternoon ride, biking on Jekyll Island is a perfect way to immerse yourself. If you have ever wondered where to begin as you think about conquering all 24 miles of bike trails on the island, we have the perfect guide for you to wander on two wheels!


Gatorology 101

Jekyll Island is home to more than a thousand acres of maritime forest, 10 miles of shoreline, and marshes filled with many wonders. Learn more about the island’s natural resources from Jekyll’s own park rangers during these unique eco-experiences. 

During this hands-on experience, you will learn about the American Alligator’s history, biology and conservation, while we help to demystify common misconceptions about these amazing and powerful reptiles. You will also learn about the alligator monitoring happening on Jekyll as well as initiatives in place that will allow you to safely help us conserve these incredible animals.


The views of the marsh from The Wharf are unbeatable! Offering a full menu of fresh, local fare, live music Wednesday-Sunday (seasonally), and serving up some of the best sunsets, The Wharf is one of the best spots for a great culinary experience on Jekyll Island!

Fresh local seafood, house-made pizza, craft beers on draft with indoor & outdoor dining, live entertainment, and a happy hour, the Beach House Restaurant & Taproom has it all!

Larry’s Giant Subs is a fast-casual sub shop using all-natural deli meats and cheeses. Larry’s Giant Subs at Beach Village features a variety of hot and cold sandwiches, salads, and soups perfect for picnics by the beach or catering for group gatherings.


Beachview Club Hotel

For easy access to the beach and set at the north end of the island near Driftwood Beach, try the Beachview Club Hotel. Set among century-old live oaks, this 38-room boutique hotel overlooks a courtyard and heated pool and is adjacent to the Beach House restaurant.

In 2023 the boutique hotel was honored with the 2023 Best of Georgia Award. This distinguished recognition, a result of customer votes, accentuates the hotel’s exceptional standards and its embodiment of the vibrant entrepreneurial spirit in the American hospitality industry.

721 N. Beachview Drive | (912) 635-2256



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