The Cottages at Jekyll Island Terms & Conditions


This contract constitutes an agreement between the Renter at THE COTTAGES AT JEKYLL ISLAND and Parker-Kaufman Realtors, as Agent, to rent the premises you have reserved. RENTER MUST BE 25 in order to reserve and check-in. RENTAL RATES, FURNISHINGS AND EQUIPMENT ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.



The accommodation is a privately owned dwelling with the owner’s furnishings, and neither the Agent nor the Owner shall be obliged to provide furnishings or equipment not presently available in the unit. Renter agrees not to move furnishings from room to room, nor to remove any furnishings, kitchen equipment or utensils from the cottage. Renter agrees to pay a service charge up to $50.00 to have furnishings returned to their original rooms after Renter vacates.


The Cottages have a keyless entry system. You will be given an entry code prior to or the day of check-in. These codes are reset before each new guest checks in.


Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. Please do not arrive before then unless other arrangements have been made. You are responsible for any damage to the property during your stay so please let us know immediately if you detect a problem. Do not wait until check-out to let us know. You will have a set of house rules and a guest survey in your Cottage. Please review the rules on arrival and fill out the survey before leaving. We appreciate all the feedback from our guests.


Check-out time is 10:00 a.m. Please make every effort to honor check-out time to allow us time to get ready for the next guest. Upon departure, please empty fridge, run dishwasher and take all trash to compactors and secure cottage.


To secure rental a deposit of 50% is required upon booking. The balance of the rental is due 14 days prior to your arrival.


Georgia 7% sales tax applies to Cottage and linen rentals a 5% Hotel/Motel tax is charged on the first 30 days of your stay. All tax rates are subject to change.


ALL CANCELLATIONS MUST BE IN WRITING and can be sent via US mail or Email. It is the renter’s responsibility to check with our office to ensure we have received your notice to cancel a reservation. Bookings cancelled 90 days before the start of stay will receive 100% deposit refund minus a $50 cancellation fee. Bookings cancelled 60-90 days before the start of stay will receive the full refund of deposit minus a $50 cancellation fee, ONLY if the unit re-rents for the same time period. Bookings cancelled less than 60 days before the start of stay will receive no refund. The $20 reservation processing fee in non-refundable. Since all cottages are individually owned, upgrading from one cottage to another cottage will be treated in the same fashion as a cancellation. You may wish to investigate “Trip Interruption Insurance Coverage” online or with your local insurance carrier to protect your vacation investment.


Pets are not permitted at any time in Cottages. A $1000.00 fine will be charged for violations. 


All cottages are equipped with ranges, refrigerators, cookware, silverware, and dishes. Each is furnished, equipped and maintained according to the owner’s preference. All Cottages are housekeeping Cottages, with vacuum, broom, and mop provided. Paper products, as well as soaps and detergents, are not furnished with the rentals. Linens, sheets, pillowcases, towels, washcloths, hand towels, bath mats, and a kitchen package are included in your reservation with The Cottages at Jekyll Island. There is a washer and dryer in every unit for your convenience.

  • Furniture moved from one area of the Cottage to another will result in additional charges. DO NOT REMOVE ANY FURNISHINGS FROM THE COTTAGE or move it from one cottage to another (furniture, cookware, dishes, utensils, ect.)


All of the rental cottages offer air conditioning, heat, telephone, television, and cable TV services. Parker-Kaufman CANNOT guarantee the operation of the air conditioning, or other appliances. However, we will do our very best to have any malfunction repaired as soon as possible. Refrigerators work best on the middle setting. If you have just arrived with room temperature groceries or hot items from your automobile, please allow at least 12 to 24 hours for the refrigerator to reach the proper setting. It helps to not load an entire case of hot sodas all at once.

Rental rate, furnishing, and equipment are subject to change without notice.


Currently, a fee of $6.00 is charged for each vehicle entering Jekyll island. Parking fees are used to help maintain Jekyll Island’s printing beauty. Other options, subject to change, are available. For more information on parking passes, please contact the Welcome Center at (912) 635-4016.

  • No campers or recreational vehicles are allowed on the premises.


As a part of your stay, you may purchase a Vacation Rental Damage Protection plan designed to cover unintentional damages to the rental unit interior that occur during your stay provided they are disclosed to management prior to check-out. If purchased, the policy will pay a maximum benefit of $3,000. Any damages that exceed $3,000 or are not covered under the plan will be charged to the credit card on file.

If, during your stay at one of our rental properties, an insured person causes any damage to real or personal property of the unit as a result of inadvertent acts or omissions, the Insurer will reimburse the Insured for the cost of repair or replacement of such property up to a maximum benefit of $3,000. Certain terms and conditions apply. Full details of the Vacation Rental Damage coverage are contained in the Description of Coverage or Insurance Policy

The Vacation Rental Damage plan can be purchased up to, and including at, check-in. By submitting payment for this plan, you authorize and request CSA Travel Protection and Insurance Services to pay directly Parker-Kaufman Realtors any amount payable under the terms and conditions of the Vacation Rental Damage. Please contact Parker-Kaufman Realtors directly if you do not wish to participate in this assignment. In the event you do not wish to purchase this plan, a $1,500. security deposit is required.


On or after July 1, 2021, each innkeeper in the State of Georgia is required to charge a $5.00 per night fee to the customer, unless it is an extended stay rental, for each calendar day for any room, lodging, or accommodation that provides physical shelter. The innkeeper shall collect the fee at the time the customer pays for the rental or lease of such lodging. Stays more than 30 days are only charged the fee for the first 30 days. There is no fee charged after day 30. If reservation was made before July 1, 2021, you are not required to pay the fee. If made on or after July1, 2021, the fee must be added to your reservation.

This fee may not show up on your original confirmation but will be added before your balance due is paid. The tax may also be added to reservations made after July 1, 2021 that have already been completed.


Brunswick Office

506 Monck Street
Brunswick, GA 31520
(912) 265-7711

Jekyll Island Office

21 Main Street, Suite 103
Jekyll Island, GA 31527
(912) 635-2512

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The Cottages at Jekyll Island
200 Turtle Track Lane
Jekyll Island, GA 31527
(912) 319-2161