Surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico and Apalachicola Bay in the northern part of the state, St. George Island is a coastal community with quaint beach cottages and luxury oceanfront homes scattered throughout.
With 45 kilometres of undeveloped white sand beaches and jade-hued waters, St. George Island consistently rates as one of the top beaches in the United States, where popular activities include beachcombing, sunbathing, and swimming. With its pristine shoreline, majestic dunes, bay forests, sandy coves, and salt marshes, the Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park also offers opportunities for boating, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, and hiking.
Anglers can fish for flounder, redfish, and whiting off the beach or in the bay, while sightings of dolphins, sea turtles and shore birds are almost always guaranteed. The island can be explored on foot or by bike.
While meals can be prepared at your rental property, St. George Island has a variety of eateries that dish up fresh seafood, including oysters. Local bars and restaurants supply live music and darts, while shops carry basic beachwear, books, and artwork.
St. George Island offers an array of natural, outdoor, and cultural attractions, as well as a variety of facilities and rental accommodation options, and is just under a two hours’ drive southwest from Tallahassee, the state capital.+ More