Area Guide for Simons Island, GA

To learn more about our non-profit continuing care community on Skidaway Island, GA, please call us today at 800-889-6238 or request a brochure.

St. Simons Island is located in Glynn County on the southern coast of Georgia. It is the largest of Georgia's Golden Isles. This unique island offers 18 square miles of southern coastal charm. A short drive away from the Marshes of Skidaway Island, St. Simons offers a relaxing and entertaining community conveniently located on a quiet coastal island retreat.

Things to See and Do on Simons Island, GA

On St. Simons Island, fishing is not just a hobby. It’s a way of life. Whether you prefer a leisurely morning of fishing in a nearby tidal creek or a day at sea in search of big game fish, St. Simons is the place for you. The diverse ecosystems surrounding the island mean that the waters are full of a variety of fish. There are many options for offshore fishing charters including Coastal Island Charter Fishing and St. Simons Boating and Fishing Club. For a catch that is closer to home, the St. Simons Island Fishing Pier offers a great location for float-fishing and bottom fishing.

St. Simons also has its share of local art and history. Many local artists are attracted to the charm and natural beauty of the island. Explore some of the local art galleries like Glynn Art and Viola’s Market, to discover a masterpiece created right here on the island. The St. Simons Lighthouse Museum is the islands most popular historical attraction. Visitors can learn about lighthouses, the history of the coast guard and view the natural history exhibit.

Dining on St. Simons Island is truly a local affair. Many dining establishments on the island serve primarily locally grown or caught ingredients. For example, Halyards Riverfront Restaurant prides itself on serving only the freshest ingredients available. Fresh seafood is always available on the island. Two local favorites are The Frederica House and The Coastal Kitchen. For those who enjoy traditional southern cuisine, St. Simons will not disappoint. Barbara Jean’s is known for being the best place to get an authentic, made-from-scratch, southern home cooked meal.  If you enjoy dining with a view, the Rooftop at Ocean View is just one of the many luxurious dining options around the island.

For those looking to relax out on the green, St. Simons offers several golf course options. The Kind and Prince Gold Course and Sea Palms Golf & Tennis Resort are two well known courses in the area. Golfers can enjoy the beauty of the local salt marshes as they tee off surrounded by lush forests and peaceful lagoons.

Local shops and boutiques are scattered throughout the island. Shoppers will enjoy a variety of specialty stores including clothes, jewelry and art. There is no shortage of entertainment on this island. All of the attractions on St. Simons offer an escape to the peaceful and luxurious island life.

Relax in Pure Bliss on St. Simons Island

The natural beauty of St. Simons offers residents a peaceful place to enjoy retirement. St. Simons is only a short drive away from the Savannah senior housing at The Marshes of Skidaway Island, perfect for a day trip. With a variety of activities to choose from and the fresh local cuisine, residents will have no trouble adjusting to the coastal lifestyle.

Retire in Affordable Luxury at the Marshes of Skidaway Island

Affordable luxury is what we strive for at the Marshes of Skidaway Island. Our state-of-the-art independent living facilities, located on the beautiful coast of southern Georgia, come at a very affordable price. Our community offers a variety of recreational activities for our residents. The community also includes an on-campus library and shopping center, two well-equipped Clubs, a massive ballroom, a putting green and much more.

The Marshes of Skidaway Island has its own on-site health and wellness center where members can stay healthy, energetic and active. Members can also use the community’s assisted living services at times when they need help with their daily maintenance and housekeeping activities. The Marshes at St. Simons offers four unique cottage plans, three duplex plans and five apartment villas. We are combining luxury and affordability to provide you with the best retirement experience possible.

If you are looking for senior living in Savannah or to learn more about our non-profit continuing care retirement community, please call us today at 800-889-6238 or request a brochure.