Tybee Island Visitor Information
Tybee Island is a barrier island on the Georgia coast, 20 minutes east of Savannah. Offering a laid back lifestyle within an unspoiled habitat, Tybee has miles of beaches, salt marshes, and other natural resources and wildlife to explore, including sea turtles, endangered birds, and nature trails for hiking. History and culture buffs will enjoy Fort Screven, Fort Pulaski, Tybee Museum, the Tybee Lighthouse and Cockspur Lighthouse, and nearby Savannah. There's also the Marine Science Center, Tybee Pier & Pavilion, and Little Tybee Island. In 2008, Tybee Island was named the "Best One Tank Trip" by the Atlanta Journal Constitution, "Best Beach Retreat" by Atlanta Creative Loafing and "Best Beach" by Georgia Magazine.
Tybee Island Weather Facts
The average year round temperature is 74 degrees.
On average, the warmest month is July.
The highest recorded temperature was 107°F in 1986.
On average, the coolest month is January.
The lowest recorded temperature was 4°F in 1985.
The most precipitation on average occurs in August.
Tybee Island Accommodations, Hotels, Vacation Rentals, Condos, Bed and Breakfasts
We've compiled the best places to stay on Tybee Island, with everything from luxury resort hotels to inviting bed and breakfast inns, oceanfront condos, vacation rental homes, RV resorts, camping, and more.
Tybee Island Beaches
Tybee Island has miles of expansive beaches that can stretch for as far as the eye can see at low tide. Tybee high tide has ample beach for body surfing and our low tide expands the beach to hundreds of yards wide to allow for bicycling and paddle sports. The five miles of beach are wide and clean, with gentle waves and warm water, and granite sand that is perfect for making sandcastles. There are five major beaches on Tybee, including South Beach, Mid Beach, North Beach, Savannah River Beach, and Back River Beach.
Tybee Restaurants, Dining and Places to Eat
Tybee Island has more than two dozen restaurants and many wonderful places for seafood, casual and fine dining for the whole family. Many local Tybee restaurants offer water views and outdoor seating and entertainment, including acoustical music and nightly specials.
Maps of Tybee Island
Check out our interactive online map of Tybee Island with information on local Tybee Island historic sites and monuments, including the infamous Tybee Island Lighthouse, Fort Screven, Fort Pulaski, Tybee Museum, and Cockspur Lighthouse. All recommended sites during your visit to the island.