Think it’s impossible to book an affordable island getaway this time of year? Think again! St. George Island is a relaxing late summer and fall destination that won’t break the bank.
A gorgeous 22-mile island in the Gulf of Mexico, St. George Island (SGI) is home to the most pristine, uncrowded beaches in the Sunshine State. To top it off, this dog-friendly destination is brimming with restaurants, shops and tons of fun things to see and do.
In the late summer and early autumn months, St. George Island is still delightfully warm, and our peaceful beaches are even calmer and quieter than usual. Plus, you’ll discover phenomenal deals and discounts on local accommodations. Keep reading to learn about some of the exceptional places to stay on this beautiful barrier island.
On St. George Island, you’ll discover an array of vacation rentals, ranging from beachfront villas to luxurious resorts to charming cottages.
If you want something centrally located, look no further than Villa H-5. Nestled in the heart of St. George Island, this beachy villa is within walking and biking distance of downtown shopping, the Blue Parrot Oceanfront Café and the six-mile bike path.
Plan to bring your four-legged friend along with you? Reach out to Resort Vacation Properties, Fickling & Company, Collins Vacation Rentals or Suncoast Vacation Rentals. Offering a huge selection of homes and privately-owned rental properties, these companies can match you with the perfect pet-friendly retreats. Even if you’re not traveling with a furry companion, they’ll help you find the ideal property with tons of great perks to meet your unique needs.
For a truly extravagant experience, book a vacation at one of St. George Island’s luxury beach homes. For example, there’s Still Waters, an expansive five-bedroom beach house that sleeps up to 12 guests and boasts stunning Gulf views and resort-style amenities. Breathe Easy is another lavish option. Located only steps from the ocean, this 3000-plus square foot home features a private boardwalk, upscale furnishings and a private pool.
St. George Island also offers a handful of hotels and inns. Conveniently located within walking distance of restaurants and shops, Island Suites offers rooms with king or two queen beds, each with its own private balcony overlooking the Gulf of Mexico.
For a quiet getaway, book a stay in the charming St. George Inn. Just steps from the beach, this quaint, southern style inn offers comfortable rooms and suites.
At the center of the island, the Buccaneer Inn is a motel and conference center offering beautiful beach views. The inn offers Gulf-front suites with kitchenettes as well as a conference room that opens up on a courtyard, making it ideal for a beach wedding reception.
Want to commune with nature and sleep under the stars? Camp out at the serene St. George Island Park, which offers 60 modern family campsites with water and electric as well as restroom and shower facilities. There is also a primitive camping site and a youth camping site available for group camping.
Whether you decide to stay in a rental home, a charming inn or a motel, you can find some amazing accommodation discounts and deals on St. George Island this season! Book your late summer or fall getaway today!