Tybee Island, GA


Tybee Island, GA in Chatham County is a small barrier islands located 18 miles east of downtown Savannah. It offers a 3-mile long beach that’s backed by sand dunes that’s perfect for sunbathing, people-watching and frolicking in the waves of the Atlantic Ocean. Tybee’s south-end pier and pavilion is a summer favorite for visitors strolling above the ocean and listening to the music of the area’s live bands. Tybee Island is a mix of residential home sites and modern hotels, motels, condominiums and rental cottages. Its coastal location on the Atlantic Ocean made it a strategic asset during several wars, and saw the construction of several lighthouses and forts that remain popular tourist destinations today.