Tybee Island Beach Guide
Explore Savannah, Georgia's Beach
Tybee Island is a little slice of paradise just 20 minutes outside of the hustle and bustle of Downtown Savannah, Georgia. Boasting three public Tybee Island beaches on the Atlantic Ocean and two riverfront beaches, Tybee Island is one of the most popular destinations to relax and unwind on the Georgia coast. With more than five miles of beaches to explore, a quiet island charm, and its close proximity to Savannah, Tybee Island is commonly referred to as “Savannah’s Beach.” Unlike Savannah, we take things a little slower here on Tybee. So grab your towels and chairs, round up your favorite friends and family, and hit the Tybee Island beaches.
Rentals on Tybee's Beaches
About Tybee Island's Beaches
Mid Beach, or Mid Tybee Island, is the stretch of beach that runs from the main curve at the end of Highway 80 all the way down to 14th Street and South Beach. Mid Beach is where many of the vacation rentals and resort condos are located, so the area doesn’t have as many restaurants or things to do as the North and South beaches. While it might not have as many restaurants, Mid Beach is home to Tybee’s only oceanfront restaurant.
South Beach on Tybee Island
While Tybee Island is home to three beautiful beaches facing the Atlantic Ocean, there are two lesser-known river beaches waiting for you to explore: Tybee’s Back River beach on the southern end of the island, and the Savannah River beach on the northern end of the island. While they each offer something a bit different than one another, either make a great choice if you’re looking for a quiet, relaxed day in the sun. They’re a bit off the beaten path and harder to find than the oceanfront beaches, but that’s all part of what makes Tybee’s river beaches so enjoyable. That, and the out-of-this-world sunsets.