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Mère du Soleil Travel Guide—Saint Simons Island

Mère du Soleil Travel Guide—Saint Simons Island



Positioned off the coast of Georgia, and part of the "Golden Isles" , St. Simons is home to beautiful beaches, top notch golfing, year-round fishing and countless activities for your entire crew. This community, oozing with Southern charm and nostalgia, is just the place for your next family getaway.

Where to stay: The Cloister

For more than 90 years, The Cloister has charmed Sea Island guests. With its impeccable service and Southern hospitality, this iconic resort is the perfect mix of family friendly vacay and adult retreat. Full of activities and dining options for all ages, there is truly something for everyone at The Cloisters. 

Where to eat: (Breakfast) Mallery Street Cafe


Set in a colorful, diner style vibe, this family fun cafe is perfect for a family breakfast. It's menu is full of favorite morning time dishes that with please even the pickiest eater. Pop in for pancakes or eggs Benedict before hitting the beach.


Where to eat: (Date Night Dinner) The Georgian Room

When you're in need of a date night, hire a sitter, make a reservation (required), put on your best duds (jacket required for men, cocktail attire for women) and enjoy and a romantic meal in The Georgian Room. With floor to ceiling windows, the room sparkles at sunset.
 What to do (with kids): Crabbing at The Cloister dock

Though there are countless ways to fish these rich waters, sometimes taking your children to sea is just "too much". Equipment rentals are available at the dock to fish for flounder and redfish or go crabbing. Dock hands are easily accessible in the summertime as well when littles (or you) need help. It's a great (and easy) activity for the whole fam.
Where to shop: Vine Garden Market
Curated with a mix of their own creations and other hand-selected home and garden goods, Vine Garden Market founders, Kelly and Bryce have created a haven of beautiful plants and accessories that make gifting simple. Additionally, you can often join them in store for workshops to create your own green masterpiece.
We are so excited to partner with founders Kelly and Bryce for our St. Simons Event on July 16th from 11-6 at their newest venture: The Park SSI—420 Park Avenue, St. Simons, GA. Come see us if you're in town!

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