St. Simons Island is part of the The Golden Isles, a group of barrier islands off the mainland port city of Brunswick, Georgia. Named by Spanish explorers who visited the territory more than 400 years ago in pursuit of gold, The Golden Isles' rich and color history is evident still today. And whether you're a history buff, golfer, fisherman, boater, or simply love relaxing on the beach—St. Simons has something for everyone.
With a mild climate, outdoor activities are popular here year-round—and there is no shortage of activities to explore:
- 3 golf clubs and 99 holes of golf
- Deep-sea and saltwater fishing
- Kayaking, canoeing, sailing and water sports
- Miles of biking and hiking trails
Arts & Culture
St. Simons is home to many historic remnants of bygone eras, including the St. Simons Island Lighthouse (a working lighthouse in operation since 1872), the Bloody Marsh, Fort Frederica National Monument, historic Christ Church, and the sites of antebellum plantations.
DINING & SHOPPING
The Pier Village district and Redfern Village (both about a mile from Glynn Oaks) are local hot spots where you'll find delectable regional cuisine and seafood, plus boutiques, art galleries, and much more.