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Lovely walk

Not crowded on March 1. Made for a lovely long walk. Could walk on nice packed sand for several... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Arlington, Texas
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A Day at the BEach!

Spent New Year's day on this beach and it was a spectacular time! We lucked out with the weather... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2019
Alpharetta, Georgia
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All reviews great beach low tide public beach clean beach great parking boogie boards beautiful dunes sun rising dog walking old coast guard station hard packed sand wide sandy beach during tourist season sand bar horseshoe crabs lots of free parking soft sand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not crowded on March 1. Made for a lovely long walk. Could walk on nice packed sand for several hours. Condos set back from the beach with hardly anyone on the porches.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ElvisAndrus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The river sediment makes the water cloudy and gray. You will find better beaches elsewhere. Don’t go for pristine and clean beach environments.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JMark133
Reviewed January 7, 2019

Spent New Year's day on this beach and it was a spectacular time! We lucked out with the weather, mid-70's and bright sunshine! The beach id soft sand and wide and deep at low tide and lots of space to set up for a day...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank peter3527
Reviewed December 21, 2018

At low tide, this is a really good beach for riding bicycles and dog walking. The sand is firmly packed and easy to ride on. The beaches on Jekyll Island looked like they might be nicer for sunbathing and enjoying the water.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 55gypsy55
Reviewed November 9, 2018

Visited the beach on a warm, breezy morning. We had our dog with us on a long lead; she really enjoyed romping in the waves. The beach is very long and wide; nice and sandy.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank O2120QLthomasw
Reviewed September 28, 2018

East Beach is definitely NOT one of those tourist trap beaches, like Myrtle Beach & some others. It's quiet, litter-free, lovely & a joy to sit out sunning yourself, go for a nice walk, or get some swimming in. During the off season, it's practically...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Scott_H423
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Someday, I may get to Hawaii or the Caribbean and it may blow this beach out of the water...but for East Coast beaches this place is pretty sweet. People are great. This is not one of those super commercial beaches with trash cans every 5...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank expansiveworld
Reviewed September 2, 2018

East Beach is a beautiful place for walking or for sitting down and catching rays. Folks are friendly and it's not too crowded. My wife and I love this beach so much that we bought a house on St Simons to be able to come...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank KLPriddy
Reviewed August 28, 2018

While on St. Simons , you must go to the beach. East Beach has plenty of parking for beach access and has showers and bathrooms. Life guards on duty.

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed August 21, 2018

lined with rocks then turns into beach great views all around people like to fish this area just a small channel between you and sea island . great place to just relax

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank bobbydis40
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October 6, 2018|
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Response from springfield21 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I'm aware of on the Island, but you can head to Summer Waves on Jekyll! Fabulous fun for the day!
Heather T
July 6, 2018|
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Response from springfield21 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. It's still warm on the Island during the day and a bit cooler in the evenings!
April 2, 2018|
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Response from michelewave04 | Reviewed this property |
No charge.