Located on a barrier island in Georgia, the Jekyll Island Club is an island getaway for families. If you like to stay active, hop on a bicycle and explore 22 miles of bike trails on the island. Along the way, you will pass though the historic village and see all of the beaches.
Jekyll Island has a playground for its younger visitors. The whole family can plan miniature golf on two courses situated right next to the playground. The island also has three 18-hole golf courses for grown-ups.
If you are planning a summer vacation, children ages five to twelve can participate in the Club Juniors summer program which will take them on little adventures such as a dolphins cruise.
The Jekyll Island Club Hotel is a National Historic Landmark featuring the American Queen Ann architecture. The hotel has 157 rooms and suites, a swimming pool, croquet lawn and a private beach pavilion. Plan a quick family weekend getaway or a longer vacation.
Dining at the Jekyll Island Club
As you walk into the Grand Dining Room for a formal meal, one gets a glimpse into the old times when the Jekyll Island Club was an exclusive hunting retreat for the likes of J.P. Morgan and William Rockefeller. Restored in Victorian style, the dining room features Ionic columns, marble fireplaces and piano music.
The Courtyard restaurant at Crane Cottage is situated under a Italian Renaissance-style loggia. The restaurant serves Mediterranean and American fare.
During the day, you can have lunch on the beach at the Beach Pavilion snack bar, or next to the pool at the Poolside Grill.
Rates start from $189 per night in the winter; from $229 in the summer; suites from $269. Ask about packages, such as family vacation packages, golf and romantic packages.
The Jekyll Island Club Hotel is located on Jekyll Island, Georgia, off I-95, approximately midway between Savannah, GA and Jacksonville, FL.