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South Beach

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Address: 14th Street South to 18th Street, Tybee Island, Savannah, GA 31328
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No

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Take some time to unwind a little.

Easy beach to get to. Parking is nearby (metered, I think 25 cents for 15 minutes). Beach is hard sand at low tide. Quiet. Breezy. Not very good for finding sea shells... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The South Beach is the busiest beach on Tybee. Parking is hard to come by and so is the blanket realestate. The North beach is the locals secret. Also, BAY WATCH was filmed here at the South Beach area.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stop in here to see what its about but its ok,water was muddy looking,and you can catch 4ft.sharks right off the pier this beach is to sit on the sand not to bathe.

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Thank Jah L
Inwood, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach was closed for the most part so it took a while to get on. It happened to have been a bit cold so by the time we got on the beach and through the construction it was freezing and wasn't as enjoyable. It is pretty though and I'm sure nice in the summer just not in the winter.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy beach to get to. Parking is nearby (metered, I think 25 cents for 15 minutes). Beach is hard sand at low tide. Quiet. Breezy. Not very good for finding sea shells. Local scavengers usually get the best pickings. I found it great for a long, leisurely relaxing undisturbed walk.

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Warsaw, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We spent Thanksgiving Day here. It's a great clean beach and not overly crowded and plenty of waves & seashells for everyone.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Tybee offers very wide, powdery sand beaches that are great for walking. There is some shelling to be done. There is a pier but it was blocked off so not accessible. I get the impression it is a madhouse in the summer months with lots of partier types and drinking. Stop by one of the shops around 6th st to... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

If you love beaches and Piers, you will fall in love with South Beach..It is my opinion that South Beach is the main attraction in Tybee Island.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Tybee Island is overall beautiful. However, South Beach has its particularities starting with the cleanness of its beach sand and how well it is kept. I spent time walking on the sand with bare feet and I feel as I am a different person since then: joint pain free!!!

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Arvada, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We were there for the Art Students Display. The beach was clean and well kept, even with all the crowds. The unbrella and lounge chair renters were very accomadating. Parking was good and close.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Very reasonable parking fee, $2 an hour. We arrived only 7 days after Mathew hit and were impressed with how much work everyone had already done to tidy up. It's an attractive, low key area perfect for a day's outing from Savannah. The nearly empty beach was lovely to walk along, wading ankle deep in the sea, watching the gulls... More 

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