Villa 208 – V208
- 1 bedrooms and 1 bathroom in Jekyll Island, GA

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  • Dining Room and Kitchen
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Thank you for considering Retreat on Jekyll, #208 at Villas By The Sea. This villa is perfect for couples, small families, and solo adventurers.

Retreat is decorated in an informal ocean and lighthouse decor. The owner is a lifelong visitor to Jekyll and an author who focuses on educating about the natural wonders, history, and adventures that Jekyll offers. The decor reflects her love of nature and the island.

Beautiful live oak trees surround the building in both front and back.

Retreat is conveniently located approximately 150 yards from the beautiful Driftwood Beach and across the road from Horton Pond, a natural habitat that's perfect for bird watching and seeing other wildlife.

Villas features an onsite, solar-heated pool with a children's play area. The gym and children's playground with its signature pirate ship are just outside the back door. It's just a short walk, about 100 yards, to dining at the Driftwood Bistro, the very popular on-site restaurant.

Retreat's entrance is ground floor and handicap parking is very close by. Usually you're able to park right in front of the building. The bedroom has a queen-sized bed along with a full-size hide-a-bed in the couch.

The bathroom includes a large step-in shower with a seat inside to make life easier for those who need to sit while bathing. The full-sized kitchen includes coffee maker, stove top, microwave oven, refrigerator with freezer, electric can opener, and coffee maker. Ice machines are located throughout the property. A large dining room table, two flat screened TVs, and a small reading library are included as well. The library includes books for children.

Retreat's sliding glass back door has light blocking curtains. It opens up to a small covered patio and continues out to the pirate themed playground.


*How far are you from the pool?
We are just a short walk to the pool, about 100 yards.

*How far are you from the beach?
We are about 150 yards or so from Driftwood Beach access.

*What is the kitchen like?
The kitchen has granite counters, a full-sized refrigerator with freezer, stainless sink, microwave oven, coffee maker, hand held mixer, electric can opener, toaster, and oven with stove top. It is fully equipped with all the implements most commonly needed.

*Is the bike trail close by?
Yes, the bike path is just a few pedals away. Bikes are available for rental on property and at other sites around the island.

Jekyll Island has about 25 miles of paved bike paths plus well maintained sandy trails. Biking these paths allows you to enjoy the historic district, maritime forest, salt marsh, and beautiful ocean views. It's the best way to see the island!

*I have mobility issues. Is Retreat a good fit for me?
Villa 208, Retreat, is located on the first floor with no steps or stairs to climb. Our bathroom has a walk-in shower with a seat inside.

*What exactly is in the villa?
Retreat features a queen sized bed, pull-out sleeper sofa, two flat screen televisions, large dining table, a book collection for children and adults, telephone, alarm clock and fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops.Laundry facilities are about 30 yards away.

*What activities does Jekyll offer visitors?

*25+ miles of bike paths
*Fishing from the pier and other locations
*Golf on multiple courses
*Tennis Center
*Tours of the historic district & the beautiful "cottages" built during the Gilded Age
*Driftwood Beach
*Tidelands Nature Center
*Guided Kayak Tours
*Georgia Sea Turtle Center
*Wanderer Trail, an interactive, educational outdoor museum
*Mosaic Museum at the historic Stables
*Horseback rides
*Special events throughout the year
*Summer Waves water park
*Close enough for day trips to Cumberland Island, St. Simons Island, the Okefenokee Swamp, Jacksonville, and Savannah

Linens are provided with this unit, as well as a starter set of paper towels, toilet paper, dish soap, dishwasher detergent, and some personal amenity items. These items will not be replenished during your stay.

Nearest Beach Boardwalk Crossover: Villas By The Sea Boardwalk

***Beach Access May Not Be Available At High Tide*** During high tide, please enjoy the oceanfront boardwalk OR swimming pool at VBTS or use one of the public beach access parks south of the Holiday Inn

Amenities ↑↓

Location :
Island Side
Bed Size 1st/Master :
Beds Pull-out :
Beach Distance :
Approx 150 Feet
Internet Access :
Pool :
Pet Friendly :
YES Pet Fee Required
BBQ Grill :
On Site
Patio :
Yes small
Exercise Facility :
On Site
TV Cable/Satellite :
2 TVs One Big Screen
Washer/Dryer :
On Site

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Reviews ↑↓

Great location
Nice property helpful staff. Love the location beside driftwood beach -private -bike rentals on property-restaurant-very nice pool area
7/2/2023 at 8:27 PM