10 Best HomeAway/Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Jekyll Island, Georgia - Updated 2021

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Patricia
Patricia
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Jekyll Island, Georgia, is a gorgeous and historic locale that will remind you of a Nicholas Sparks novel – minus the heartbreak and unwarranted plot twist of course. It has a collection of many historical architectures that will surely make your inner history geek happy. It’s known for being a summer travel destination ever since it was founded centuries ago. The great beaches and historic sites are all worth the travel. Summer in Jekyll Island, Georgia, also promises endless parades and parties. Enjoy your stay at this homey and gorgeous town filled with love and history, by booking the best HomeAway vacation rentals in Jekyll Island, Georgia, as listed in this article.

1. Charming oceanfront villa (from USD 260)

Located at the north of Jekyll Island, this charming Oceanside villa will let you enjoy the most of the beach, especially if it’s low tide. There are tons to see in this sea resort but what you would really want to check out is its stunning view of the beach. There’s also a lighthouse that can be seen in the distance, perfect for those stunning and profound Instagram shots. This fully furnished accommodation will certainly make sure that you get the most out of your Georgia summer.

Charming Oceanside 2Br. Villa, Only steps to the Beach, Villas by the Sea Resort
Jekyll Island, GA, US
55 reviews
villa 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The villa itself was immaculate and the pictures do not do it
The only complaints were the dated carpeting and automatic bathroom fan/light
I thought the refrigerator was not cooling properly
The kitchen is stocked with pots pans utensils and everything you need to cook
The extra half bath down stairs was great
Cleanliness:
The villa was clean and very nice
and I loved the master suite with it's very own sink and vanity
My 4-year-old claimed it as our "forever-home" as soon as we walked in - such a clean and lovely condo subdivision with the absolute best front desk and cleaning crew From beginning to end
The condo is updated and clean
I traveled with a group of 4 others and
Host:
The owner is very prompt professional and above all else friendly in communications
The owner was extremely accommodating in helping me with last minute reservations and emailed tons of information and tips about the island
We love the unit and all the grounds
We saw a deer family raccoons and rabbits along the way
everyone was so genuinely warm
Location:
It did not get too noisy
Once we got into the Villa
The location of the Villa is perfect
I have stayed at Villas by the Sea several times in the past and this is by far the best unit in the complex
Especially enjoyed the on-site restaurant and bike rentals and easy access to the shoreline including Driftwood Beach
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2. Stylish and spacious six-bedroom home (from USD 891)

You will just fall in love with the gorgeous design of this classic Jekyll Island home. Surrounded by oak trees and tranquility, this home came straight out of a Nicholas Sparks novel with its wooden motif and stylish furniture. And don’t let us get started on the space which is fully furnished and well equipped! This property has six bedrooms and five bathrooms and can accommodate up to 20 people. It’s the perfect place to have your end of travel super party or just to relax with the whole family and friends after your whole day of touring the town.

Sandpiper - Beach Is Just A Stroll Over The Dunes
Jekyll Island, GA, US
65 reviews
House 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The screened porch was our favorite gathering space in the morning and evenings
My elderly mother opted not to come; good thing because the split-level steps would have been hard for her
The house had plenty of room for the 14 of us
the beach access next to the property was difficult to use for the older and very young family members
The beach path is a short walk over the dune though the close path down to the beach is on boulders
Cleanliness:
The process was very easy and the house was spacious and well-appointed
We had 8 adults and 6 children Plenty of room Accommodations were amazing and House was so clean
We had 10 adults (including 3 college-age students) and two preschool children - all were very comfortable
Host:
the linens and all the other extras made it so easy especially since most were coming from long distances
; we loved touring Jekyll and St Simons Plenty for everyone to do
Nice for a large group and well appointed
We had plenty of room to spread out and relax Lara and Mike were very helpful hosts
The house was loaded with TV's games books movies and beach equipment
Location:
And the bikes got a lot of use
The walk to the public beach access was three blocks from the house
and we opted for that after the first walk March temperatures were in the 70s
The downstairs mattresses were a little thin but property overall was great
The house is on a very quiet dead end street - kids were riding bikes in the street (garage was full of bikes of all sizes for everyone) 4 big outdoor patio and or decks with lots of places to sit...
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3. Charming two-bedroom villa near the beach (from USD 182)

Your arrival at Georgia’s Jewel will surely light up once you visit this charming villa. A few blocks away from the beach, this villa has two bedrooms and one bathroom that will surely make your travel to be it’s very best. It also has a swimming pool that’s perfect for an afternoon swim and relaxation. The blue aesthetic of the whole home will surely make your visit much more special.

VILLA 176 - Ruby's Retreat 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom
Jekyll Island, GA, US
59 reviews
condo 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
So we wound up sleeping in the twin beds in the other room
The kitchen has everything you could possibly need
If your looking for laid back relaxation from the hustle and bustle of city living
:There was no access/nor view of the beach from this beachfront condo
We were told by the workmen that the trucks hauling sand and the bulldozers moving it around would be continuing for 4 5 months We love Jekyll
Cleanliness:
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
It's always clean and comfy
Host:
Quiet remote peaceful
I was more than happy with the location
so we didn’t have to drive back to the condo for anything until we were done for the day beaching
I just hope for future guests a really good deep cleaning
GREAT LOVE LOCATION VERY SATISFIED JEKYLL REALITY STAFF WERE GREAT
Location:
I liked that we were at the end of the island near driftwood beach and
but we were informed it’s up to the city and their budget when it happens
Beach regeneration is happening and all day long big trucks drove past hauling material to build up what has been eroded Easy to get to places for walking on the beach but don't stay here if y...
shrimp po boy and live music
SENT JEKYLL REALITY COMPANY A LIST OF SUGGESTION
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4. Simple and dainty two-bedroom villa (from USD 163)

Sometimes all you need is a simple place to stay in. And this duplex is exactly that. There are no frills and fuzz, just a good place perfect for the whole family. Simple yet charming, this two-bedroom, two-bathroom duplex can be your oasis in your Jekyll Island escapade. Former guests love the clean and homey ambiance of the place. It sits at the perfect location making it easier for you and your friends and family to navigate the locale.

KREWER DUPLEX 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
Jekyll Island, GA, US
52 reviews
House 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Did have a nice little herb garden though (that we realized on almost the last day) Nothing fancy
we left our beach stuff outside and felt it was very secure
A lot of storage space great amount of cooking pans and utensils;
not just the basics Loved the spacious master bath shower
Cleanliness:
Very spacious roomy and extremely clean
The vacation rental was very clean
The property is very clean and very comfortable Not to mention a great value
and we hope it continues to be available
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental
Host:
Krewer was nice as always clean and functional
I was more than happy with the location
Great golf family destination
I was very happy with the location
I was very happy with the location
Location:
FACILITIES 2 MINUTE WALK TOTHE BEACH
The realty company made it a very smooth process
Great place to stay Close to the pool and great beach access
:Love the place Planning on returning next year
We have stayed here many times
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5. Loft studio located in a state park (from USD 124)

Surrounded by the sea, “Aloft” promises a grand time surrounded by oak trees and pine forests. The whole family will simply appreciate the nature trip combination of forest, sea, and history surrounded by Jekyll Island. This 900-square-foot (83.6-square-meter) loft has a private entrance and on-site parking for one vehicle. Enjoy what Georgia’s Jewel has to offer through this property.

'Aloft' on Jekyll Island
Jekyll Island, GA, US
80 reviews
studio 0 Bedrooms 0 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Very large loft with plenty of space
Large windows on one side have no dressing
Aloft was exactly what we needed: a spacious studio apartment with access to all the comforts of home
It was obvious from the start he wanted our stay to be enjoyable
The owners are wonderful people and respect your privacy
Cleanliness:
The sleeping and lounging areas were comfy and everything was clean and well taken care of
Bikes are handy (island trails are great -- don't forget the southern half of island)
Host:
Nice space and clean Michael greeted us when we arrived and gave us a tour and instructions
Michael was great to work with and the welcome basket provided by him and Pam was so thoughtful
The owners were pleasant friendly and helpful upon arrival
Quiet relaxing and utterly charming
We were welcomed with a "welcome basket" that was just too cute
Location:
The location is in a quiet residential neighborhood and within minutes of the historic district
Aloft is a tranquil neighborhood in the middle of a beautiful island
We loved our stay at Aloft and plan on returning the next time we travel to Jekyll Island
Patio was a surprise in the trees
clean and peaceful Location is perfect for accessibility to the golf courses Jekyll Island Club Driftwood Beach and almost anything else on the island with a 5-15 minute drive
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6. Sublime four-bedroom Georgia home (from USD 325)

This renovated home is simply sublime. The rental is quaint and simple yet its renovated design hits all the good notes. It might look small from the outside but it’s actually very huge on the inside, with its four bedrooms and three bathrooms. Future renters will love the nice property manager and also the superb location of the house.

SUBLIME 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
Jekyll Island, GA, US
16 reviews
House 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
We constantly used the kitchen and spent most of our non-beach time on the screened-in porch
There's so much light in the main living spaces
It was well equipped with everything we needed for cooking etc
This caused all trash to be deposited in empty can could not recycle
The kitchen is very well stocked with all kinds of cooking and eating
Cleanliness:
The house was clean beautifully decorated bright and spacious
The house was clean and spacious and perfect for families with small children
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
Host:
utensils dinnerware and small appliances
I was more than happy with the location
I was more than happy with the location
I was very happy with the location
I was very happy with the location
Location:
The house is conveniently located to beach accesses on a quiet street
recycle did not pick up the week
(It does have a gas grill )
this may not be an issue in the summer
:This is the 5th time we've rented this house
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7. Heron's Haven beachfront cottage

To say that this beachfront cottage is stunning is not doing the property justice. This must-have Heron’s Haven beachfront cottage is what any traveler in Georgia will need; a taste of classy Georgia living with a modern twist. The cool and homey design will make you feel right at home at Jekyll Island. Spend a relaxing weekend at this stunning three-bedroom cottage sitting right in front of Jekyll Island’s gorgeous beach. The whole family will enjoy the spacious cottage. If you’re not in the mood to cook, there are tons of restaurants available nearby, ready to serve must-have delicacies.

Heron's Haven Beach Front Cottage
124 Turtle Track Lane Cottages at Jekyll
45 reviews
condo 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

8. Three-bedroom winter haven in Georgia

This big home in Georgia is what you need to complete your travels. This spacious home can accommodate up to six people and it is fit to throw barbeque parties to end your itinerary. It has three bedrooms and two baths, perfect for large groups. It also has a fireplace just in case you visit Georgia in the colder months. What this accommodation promises is that other must-see Georgia tourist destinations are just in the vicinity, within a few minutes of the rental

WINTER HAVEN 3 bedroom, 2 bath
38 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Having bikes provided was an added bonus
The pool privileges at the Days
the towels and bed linens provided Loved the bikes for us to use so many places to ride on bike trails
TRied the new Zachry's Restaurant by the marina fabulous Great crab cakes
:The property manager was more than helpful
Cleanliness:
The rental was clean and the beds were very comfortable
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
Host:
We also really appreciated the bikes
etc being provided Love each bedroom having a t v and love the back porch
I was more than happy with the location
I was more than happy with the location
:We love that your bed linens towels etc are provided love the layout of this house as well as the location
Location:
The house is on a quiet street and very easy to get places
The four bikes were great and used several times
and we enjoyed every day
It is in a nice location
it is a wonderful location walking distance to golf or ocean
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9. Spacious casa, perfect for your Georgia vacation

This simple and spacious casa has it all. It’s just a few steps away from the beach and golf and its three bedrooms can accommodate up to seven people. Former guests love the grill set up on the patio that helped them celebrate a good barbeque party. Others love that the place is very quiet, that allowed them to relax and enjoy their vacation more.

MI CASA ES SU CASA, a family-friendly one-story duplex. Owners occupy other half
33 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen was well stocked with dishes
The three bedrooms worked out great and the kitchen dining and living area were more than spacious enough for the 7 of us
Plenty of space for our group of 6 adults and a 2 year-old Ample driveway parking on a very quiet street
It has everything needed to be a home away from home
The property was very private and more than held four adults and two children
Cleanliness:
Everything was perfect as was promised Very clean and comfortable
The owners are in the adjoining unit and are like close family
House was just as described and owners
There were 6 adults 2 infants and 1 toddler
The property was very well cared for and comfortable
Host:
plates cups and silverware
We accidentally left our sheets and Brenda let us borrow some
Duplex was very nice and clean
We walked there every morning Love
We met the owners and found them to be wonderful hosts
Location:
The duplex is in a quiet neighborhood
Visited it a couple times
It was a nice course just not very good at it
The area was quiet with no partying or loud neighbors
The duplex is located within walking distance from the ocean
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10. Two-bedroom home right in front of the beach

Enjoy what Jekyll Island has to offer. Enjoy the parades and getaways and beaches by staying in this two-bedroom and one bath home that can handle up to six people. Former guests of this lovely home loved how helpful the host is and how wonderful the whole property is. It’s also a plus that it’s just five minutes away from the gorgeous beach. Bask in the summer sun and let your children play on the spacious lawn. Near this two-bedroom home, is the best of what Georgia has to offer.

AT LAST - A 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom
48 reviews
House 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
right in the plain view of the owner
My only suggestion is new bed pillows for the master bedroom please
The bathroom needs to be updated to a shower stall and the tub taken out
It appears you are trying to keep out the lower income populace
:The property manager was more than helpful
Cleanliness:
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
Host:
Deer visit too Grade A
The duplex is pet friendly which is wonderful for us with our little dog and close to the beach and the weather is great
Now on the other hand there have been some very nice improvements made in additional beach areas and covered picnic areas
I was more than happy with the location
The owner is defensive about condition of property
Location:
this is a "tear down" and startover Not liking all the motel type units being built on Jekyll
tame deer in the yard 5 minute walk from the beach loved watching the sunrise each morning
We love At Last A and B
The only issue we had was with not being notified that this locations Beach Access would be closed
It seems like you are slowly removing the wildness from the island
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Enjoy a lovely vacation on Jekyll Island, Georgia

Enjoy a summer filled with parades and historical visit. An afternoon basking in the summer sun in Georgia will surely complete your entire summer. Enjoy the rest of your vacation while staying in the best HomeAway vacation rentals in Jekyll Island, Georgia.

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