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South Beach

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Address: 14th Street South to 18th Street, Tybee Island, Savannah, GA 31328
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No

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Nice Clean Beach

It is crowded which was some frustrating to me as i try to avoid crowds. The beach was nice and clean. There are alot of restaurants and shops right off the beach. Parking is pain... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gainesville, Virginia
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Solana Beach, California
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent half day on Tybee Island - island is 3 square miles - nice beaches and one street filled with tee shirt shops/beach items. Stroll out on the pier and enjoy fishing or just sitting enjoying the breeze

Thank trishbaker2
Vero Beach, Florida
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55 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to Tybee Island beach for the day on Saturday. The beaches are busy, busy, busy. But we had a fun time. We took drinks and snacks and spent about 4 hours there. The beaches are beautiful, big and lots of sand for stretching out.

Thank Flamingosam
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31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove over to this beach from Savannah even though it was February. The parking was easy, and there was a very nice nature center right in the parking lot by the beach. Sand was very clean and the restrooms were also clean and good for changing. We got very up close to a pelican and had some lovely beach-combing.... More 

1 Thank Elizabeth P
St. Petersburg, Florida
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50 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drive over from Savannah was more enjoyable than being on island. Very crowded, no parking, limited "tourist" shops. Not worth going in my opinion.

Thank LynC259
Gainesville, Virginia
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550 reviews
274 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is crowded which was some frustrating to me as i try to avoid crowds. The beach was nice and clean. There are alot of restaurants and shops right off the beach. Parking is pain of course. Nice fishing pier for the family to walk around and relax.

Thank matjaz2002
Freeport, Maine
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tybee is a classic beach community about 20 minutes from downtown Savannah. A nice pier and clean beach with all of the things that go with a bustling beach community. But you can't get there by public transportation - too bad!

Thank 477Aspen
Huntersville, United States
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We traveled out to the beach for the sunrise one morning, beautiful. Spent some time photographing that and walking along the beach, took in the lighthouse, and then down to the pier. Very nice relaxing morning.

Thank 765edh
staten island, ny
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33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of our favorite beaches ever!! We rented bicycles & road the beach from South to North. Beautiful powdery white sand on the south end, north beach the sand was more brown with lots of seashells.

Thank nancy m
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This beach was nice and clean but incredibly crowded. There are tons of restaurant and souvenir shops right off the beach. Parking is limited, and you have to pay either at meters with quarters off the beach or with a card in the beach parking lots, which fill up quickly. The businesses don't let you use their restaurant or give... More 

Thank Caitlin S
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Nice fishing pier, soft sand, swings at every boardwalk entrance, very clean. Great spaces for families to walk, ride bikes or enjoy the surf.

Thank sheltabor

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