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15 Best Waterfront Airbnbs In And Around Savannah, Georgia - Updated 2020

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If your bucket list includes experiencing Southern Hospitality at its finest, enjoying cozy lodging by the water, and seeing some of the oldest historical homes and buildings in the country, look no further than Savannah, Georgia. Savannah is a beautiful city, rich with history, and it is near the coast. Whether you’re looking for beautiful architecture, historical tours or some of the best places to eat, Savannah has it all! From lakes through water inlets to the nearby towns on the eastern coast, here are some of the 15 best waterfront Airbnbs in and around Savannah, Georgia.


1. A beachfront condo on Tybee Island! (from USD 221)

This lovely little condo is fully remodeled and modernized with light and airy beach decor and stainless steel appliances. The backdoor balcony overlooks the beach and a wooden dock along the side of the home leads straight to the white sands and waves. It’s like being at home in paradise.

Beachfront condo as seen on HGTV!
Tybee Island, Georgia, United States
66 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice view of a small lighthouse and a comfortable walk to view the island lighthouse
cable tv is available on a nice sized screen
it's a beautiful place with breathtaking views very easy access to pool and beach
easy access to the pool and a great view of the savanna river definitely will be back again
the condo is clean and complete with all the necessities to make your stay comfortable and worry-free
Cleanliness:
clean clean and clean
unit was freshly redone very clean and slept the 3 of us very comfortably
clean comfortable overall great stay
the condo had been completely remodeled and is very welcoming and clean
the complex and the pool were both very clean and relatively quiet
Host:
jessica is a great host
jessica was very responsive to the few questions i had
jessica is a fantastic host she has thought of everything
really easy check in and out and communication was great with the host
we felt very comfortable jessica was very responsive and texted back when we had any questions
Location:
excellent north beach location
great location on a peaceful beach
great location and we were able to walk to several places to eat
we were super close to the beach and pool - just a few steps to either
fantastic condo in a great location; my wife and i had a great time
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2. A vacation home right on the marsh (from USD 97)

Even a marsh can be beautiful as you will surely see with this rental. This home is conveniently located only a few miles from Tybee Island and Historic Savannah and the private marsh area changes with the seasons. Lush beds, natural views, a fully stocked fridge and coffee maker, a wooden deck with outdoor seating, lots of trees and a split floor plan all make this a quiet and private place to visit. With all the amenities, available equipment for use, and TV with streaming channels, this is surely one of the best vacation rentals in Savannah, GA.

Tranquility on the Marsh Minutes to Savannah and Tybee Beach
Savannah, Georgia, United States
221 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved having the in-room keurig and mini fridge
the bed was super comfortable and the coffeepot was such a convenience
the room was beautifully decorated with a wonderful view of the marsh
beautiful view out of the window delicious coffee and cupcakes huge shower and incredible hospitality
relaxed comfortable room and bath are exactly as described in airb&b posting
Cleanliness:
everything was very clean
everything was clean and as pictured
the room was clean spacious and comfortable
the space was so clean comfortable and easy to find
a lovely place to stay so clean comfortable and relaxing
Host:
mary ellen was a lovely host
mary ellen is a great host
mary ellen and dwight were gracious hosts
mary ellen and dwight were wonderful hosts
mary ellen and dwight are excellent hosts
Location:
the location is absolutely perfect
great location and beautiful house
this a lovely location and i highly recommend it
super comfortable and a great location
the location is perfect only 15 minutes to be on the beach
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3. Peaceful waterfront lodging with available home cooking (from USD 135)

This home is right on the water with a dock in which you can take a boat out or go swimming. The home’s hostess Vera will make arrangements with you whether you’d like privacy and dining out or if you’d like for her to provide you with meals. The reviews rave of her hostessing skills.

Calm Retreat with Waterfront View!
Savannah, Georgia, United States
68 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there was a small but neat kitchen that was made available to us if needed
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and entirely pleasant
house was clean and comfortable
great place very clean and comfortable bed
the room and the common areas where we hung out were clean and well-furnished
i had a wonderful stay at vera's bed was comfy house was clean and vera was a great hostess
Host:
she was very friendly
vera is a very nice host
she is one of a kind
she was always helpful and communicative
vera is a great host that welcomed us and made us feel at home
Location:
the house was reaaly cute and the location is right between tybee and savannah
great location right on the river and 15mins from downtown savannah
vera has an amazing house in good a location
great location right between the beach and the city
her crepes are wonderful the room was very comfortable and the location was brilliant
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4. Sea Glass Cottage (from USD 119)

Tucked away in a quiet neighborhood, this VRBO is only a few minutes walk to beautiful Tybee beach, a grocery store, restaurants, bars, and clubs. The simple restored lodgings, amenities, and local people will make you feel like you’re living the island life! Rent the small apartment space for 2 or tack on the adjoining Sandy Shoes Cottage for more space.

Sea Glass Cottage, Tybee Island! (cottage "B")
Tybee Island, Georgia, United States
157 reviews
Entire house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
rick’s cottage was lovely very comfortable charming and complete with snacks and books
this cottage is adorable stylish and comfortable
the most relaxing and comfortable screened in porch great little library and nice amenities
the cottage is cozy stylish and comfortable
it was extremely hot during our visit but the cottage stayed cool and comfortable
Cleanliness:
ricks was very clean and exactly as described
the cottage was clean and quaint
clean comfortable and relaxing; decorated beautifully
the cottage is clean quaint and the bedroom is just so cute with all the windows (and blinds)
it is so comfortable clean and rick is awesome
Host:
the host was excellent
rick was an excellent host
rick responded quickly to all of our questions and was very helpful i can't wait to return
he is indeed a super host
rick is a great host and arranging all details of the stay was very easy
Location:
the location is desirable
the location was also perfect
not to mention the great location
cute and cozy bungalow near everything but still quiet and relaxing
it’s location is great close to the beach restaurants and shops
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5. Sandy Shoes Cottage (from USD 116)

Sandy Shoes Cottage is adjoined to Sea Glass cottage and shares common amenities and spaces. The apartment has everything you need for a beach vacation for 2 or rent both cottages for more space. The quiet neighborhood and short walk to everything will allow you to be immersed in the beach culture of this lesser known island where lifestyles move at a slow pace. Retreat to your quiet space or join the party at local clubs, the choice is yours!

Sandy Shoes Cottage--Tybee Island! (cottage "A")
Tybee Island, Georgia, United States
146 reviews
Entire house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
he supplies a roku for streaming tv and movies which was great
loved how charming and cozy the cottage was the entire trip
the cottage was an enjoyable space with unique and cozy touches
rick’s cottage was cozy comfortable and welcoming
we would highly recommend staying at ricks cozy cottage on tybee island
Cleanliness:
the cottage was very clean comfortable and easy to find
the place is so cute very clean and has everything you would need
the cottage is a delight--true to the pictures clean and cozy
sandy shoes cottage is charming peaceful clean well-equipped very comfortable
rick's cottage is super cute sparkling clean and very comfortable
Host:
rick was the perfect host as well
rick is a very accommodating and responsive host
rick is a great host and takes great care and pride in his accommodations
thank you so much to rick for hosting us at this little cottage
super host that has everything there for you that you need for your stay
Location:
the location is great
it's location is perfect walking distance to everything
the location was perfect
great location and nice touches
convenient location - easy walking distance to the beach and restaurants
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6. A beach cottage for a group (from USD 209)

If you’re looking for a place to stay near the beach for your family or a girl’s vacation, this place is perfect. It’s reasonably priced for a big group and you’re only a short walk from the beach and all the best things to do in Savannah. The owner lives onsite and has thought of every possible necessity for someone away from home vacationing or attending a formal event. You’ll love the screened in porch and all the outdoor space so guests can be together or retreat to their separate spaces for quiet reading time.

White Bird
Tybee Island, Georgia, United States
81 reviews
Entire apartment 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great beautiful beach house with plenty of room for 7 on a girls weekend
it is cozy has very good sleeping arrangements and a very functional kitchen
cottage was great fit all of our party with extra room
the room with the bunk beds was perfect for the girls
we loved staying at this beautiful 3 bed-2 bath cottage in tybee island
Cleanliness:
everything was very clean and well-maintained
the house was clean and nicely furnished
it was clean and had everything we needed to have a comfortable stay
caren's place is wonderful it was comfortable clean and cozy
very nice property clean & comfortable convenient location
Host:
the host was very accommodating and helpful
our host caren was pleasant and welcoming
caren was a very gracious host
she is a very kind lovely person
big thank you to my host caren and airbnb for the opportunity
Location:
the location is excellent
comfortable and cute very close to beach
great location close to beach stores and restaurants
location was excellent because it was walking distance the beach stores and restaurants
location was perfect right by the pier
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7. An oceanfront oasis with a swimming pool (from USD 373)

Situated close to the beach and restaurants, as well as shops, this townhouse will serve as your oceanfront oasis for as long as you stay. There are three spacious bedrooms available to accommodate no more than six people. In addition to the bedrooms, the townhouse also comes with three bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, and wireless internet access. Last but not least, you can enjoy a refreshing soak in the swimming pool whenever you feel the need to relax your muscles and ease your mind after a day out exploring Tybee Island.

Luxury Living Savannah: Oceanfront Oasis with Pool
Tybee Island, Georgia, United States
38 reviews
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the community pools are easy to access and well maintained
Cleanliness:
we could not have been happier the house was sparkling clean and smelled wonderful when we arrived
Location:
wonderful place to stay on tybee great location on island
beautiful and relaxing accommodations and location
perfect location convenient to beach eats & lighthouse
excellent location and wow what a nice townhouse
we couldn’t be happier with this place
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8. A spacious bungalow on Wilmington Island (from USD 128)

Set on Wilmington Island, not far from downtown and Tybee Island, this spacious bungalow promises a relaxed and peaceful stay for up to four people. The bungalow is equipped with two bedrooms and one bathroom, along with an equipped kitchen that is ready to help you cook a delicious meal and cable TV, ready to keep you entertained all day long. You are also welcome to enjoy the dock to relax or indulge in some fish, crab, and other seafood dishes. The dock also makes for an excellent spot to watch the sunset and spot some dolphins.

Sleeping four on the water
Savannah, Georgia, United States
127 reviews
Entire bungalow 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were super comfy
we did not cook but kitchen was stocked and there was a nice grill on the porch
the cozy serene atmosphere surpassed my expectations
quiet little place with very comfortable beds which was a huge plus
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfy
clean convenient and very comfortable
super clean comfortable and cozy house
it is so clean and roomy
place was very clean and well stocked with anything you might need
Host:
liz was the perfect host
liz was a great host
liz was an amazing host great southern hospitality
liz was an awesome host
liz is an amazing host
Location:
the location is excellent
good location we would stay here again
liz's place is in an amazing location
perfect location between tybee & downtown savannah
location was between savannah and tybee island making it an easy drive to both locations
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9. A waterfront house on tidal marsh (from USD 150)

Nestled in front of Half Moon River, this property presents an unbeatable waterfront view that makes it one of the best houses for rent in Savannah. Providing two bedrooms and one bathroom, the house can accommodate up to four people. The master bedroom features a king bed and has its own TV, whereas the second bedroom features a queen bed with a TV as well. In addition, you can enjoy the other facilities that include a fully equipped kitchen, a private outdoor shower, and a gas grill. What’s more, you are welcome to enjoy a relaxing soak in the swimming pool.

Waterfront Home on Tidal Marsh - Beautiful views!
Savannah, Georgia, United States
41 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were super comfy they even had extra supplies like shampoo soap bandaids etc
the view was amazing the pool was great
the kitchen had everything we needed the beds are comfortable furnishings very nice and the view
the house was great for our family we enjoyed the gorgeous view & the relaxing pool
the pool and the outdoor area with view of the marsh was gorgeous and great for relaxing
Cleanliness:
very clean and extremely comfortable
everything was very clean
very clean had everything you needed on site
it was super clean beds and couches were very comfortable
john’s house is very clean and pretty
Host:
the owners were so friendly and welcoming
the host was great- very friendly and responsive
the hosts are helpful quick to respond to questions and super friendly
loved this place and the owners they are super friendly and accommodating
john’s a very gracious and thoughtful host and the home is spacious well-appointed and handsomely decorated
Location:
great neighborhood for walking the dogs
great location very peaceful and beautiful
beautiful location quiet and very relaxing
close to savannah and tybee and easy to navigate
i loved my stay at john's place
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10. Apartment with amazing waterfront balcony view

Located in the heart of the historic district, this apartment boasts amazing waterfront views. Recently renovated, this apartment has two bedrooms with queen-sized beds, and a sofa bed in the common space. If you want a meal out, the apartment is only a short walk away from downtown Savannah (where there’s a selection of restaurants), there’s also a fully-equipped kitchen in the Airbnb if you want to cook your own meal. Modern amenities include WiFi and HDTV.

Apartment with amazing waterfront balcony view

11. Island Sanctuary

If you not only enjoy comfort but also appreciate wildlife viewing, this is a lovely place to stay. This barrier island home is a bird sanctuary that receives visits from various animal friends that roam the property freely. Some other perks include internet, cable TV, an indoor fireplace, breakfast, and a pool. It’s even pet-friendly. What a pleasant place for a couple or small family to stay.

Island Sanctuary

12. A riverfront accommodation in a convenient location

Here you can stay in a home on Wilmington River where you’ll have a continental breakfast, photographic vistas, and a serene atmosphere. This vacation home is so breathtaking and comfy, you won’t want to leave; but if you do it’s only minutes from downtown Savannah and Tybee Island beaches.

ON DEEP WATER BETWEEN TYBEE BEACH & SAVANNAH
Savannah, Georgia, United States
102 reviews
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

13. Fin's Watch: newly renovated waterfront condo (from USD 135)

Get both comfort and convenience in your stay here in Fin’s Watch, a newly renovated condo that overlooks a large pool and a beautiful waterfront. The place is close to everything, yet it remains peaceful and not crowded. Complete amenities are available, including a hard-to-find king-sized bed partnered with granite vanity that will give surely give you a luxurious yet cozy ambience. Stay at the poolside, 20 steps away from the condo, or relax at the beach where you can watch dolphins and ships pass by.

Fins Watch/Couples Waterfront Condo/2 bikes incl!!
Tybee Island, Georgia, United States
33 reviews
Entire condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
great condo so clean and beautifully decorated
had such a nice weekend getaway here very clean and charming
the place is sparkling clean and very easy to access
quiet relaxing and clean
had a wonderful stay the condo was clean and comfortable
Host:
jon was a communicative and generous host
jon was super friendly and very accommodating
very helpful and responsive host
everything was as promised and he responded quickly and in a friendly way
good food and drink options plus friendly and fun staff (ask for the server erin and the bartender jason
Location:
cute condo and super close to the beach
great location close to pool parking other activities
great location very fast and effective communication
great location lovely place to stay
highly recommend this location
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14. Tybee Time, a tucked-away paradise (from USD 144)

Get the privacy of an intentionally tucked-away abode while still being close to activities you love doing the most in this beach cottage that overlooks a private estuary and other coastal views. The place offers two spacious bedrooms, a full bath, and a kitchen complete with cooking equipment and utensils. Enjoyable activities like birdwatching, fishing, kayaking, or even just wildlife viewing are available in just a few steps. Guests rave about great times at the tidal pool. This home is a complete package!

Tybee Time - no place like this home
Tybee Island, Georgia, United States
44 reviews
Entire cottage 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we especially like that the mattress was so comfortable
would have felt comfortable staying there with another couple under more desirable non-pandemic circumstances
bryans place is well appointed very cute and cozy with a great view of the marsh
the place was well kept and comfortable for us all
Cleanliness:
it was clean as a whistle and the bed rooms were comfortable
we found this home clean and appreciated the ability to prepare food in the furnished kitchen
it was really clean and really close to everything
clean stylish place with a unique view
Host:
great host responded quickly to all my questions
however owner was very nice and did attempt to resolve issue with internet not working
Location:
beautiful place very comfortable very close to everything on the island
last minute and great stay the location was perfect
easy walk or drive to the beach/lighthouse
it was such a peaceful stay and the location was perfect
great location it was nice watching people fish in the tidal pond
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15. A riverfront home near the historic district

This home is located by a river that leads right out to the ocean so you can see dolphins swimming in the water right from your rocker on the screened in front porch! Cross the street to visit the beach or drive a mere two miles (3.2 km) to visit the Historic District of Savannah. The owner wants you to make yourself at home in their affordably priced vacation rental!

State of mind on the water
Bluffton, South Carolina, United States
67 reviews
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the riverside view and the room was quiet and peaceful
i woke up to fresh coffee and breakfast every morning
second the ceiling fan and mount need to be repaired
the king sized bed and bathroom were perfect for our 3 night stay
the room was clean and it had a great view of the may river
Cleanliness:
very beachie clean and casual
the sheets/bedding were very clean and smelled well laundered as did the bath towels
the room was super clean with a beach atmosphere
room was spacious and clean
the house was really nice and our room was super clean private and very comfy
Host:
william was a wonderful host
william was a great host
william was a great host who provided us with tons of info on the area
william is a great host super friendly
william is a fabulous host
Location:
we loved the location accommodations and time with william
anything from golf to great places to eat
closer to the house is bluffton that has its own charm and places to explore
good location and great view
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Book by the water for a dream vacation

These Savannah vacation rentals near the water are sure to make your vacation a dream. There is nothing like a waterfront view while sipping your morning coffee or reading a book, being close to fun sights, and being in a culturally rich location. You’re sure to find a dreamy place to stay for any budget in this list!

Frequently asked questions about Best Waterfront Airbnbs In And Around Savannah, Georgia

1. Which is the best luxury Airbnb in Savannah?

Luxury Airbnbs are not easy to find in Savannah, Georgia. But for the discerning traveler, we recommend this vacation home right on the marsh that has luxurious amenities and located only a few miles from Tybee Island and Historic Savannah.

2. Which Airbnb in Savannah is closest to Savannah-Hilton Head Airport?

Not many Airbnbs in Savannah are close to Savannah-Hilton Head Airport. But if you are keen on booking a vacation rental that is close to the airport, then consider staying at this vacation home right on the marsh that is a 38-minute drive away.

3. Which Airbnb in Savannah is good for families?

For those traveling to Savannah with families, many great Airbnb options are available. But the Airbnb that we recommend as the best one for families is this spacious bungalow on Wilmington Island.

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