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Nestled along the sands of the Atlantic Ocean, Sea Island Resort is surrounded by cool breezes, swaying trees, and nature at its finest. This serene retreat offers an unforgettable Coastal GA resort vacation for guests and their families. And the convenient location attracts guests from around the world. Pack your bags and discover what makes this award-winning property preferred over neighboring Southern GA hotels and resorts. With an equidistant location between Jacksonville and Savannah international airports, Sea Island offers a truly stunning setting.

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  • The Cloister
    100 Cloister Drive
    Sea Island, GA 31561

    GPS Coordinates

    Latitude: 31.179832
    Longitude: -81.346895

    TEMPORARY DRIVING DIRECTIONS, February 4-22

    From February 4 - 22, 2016, a major portion of Sea Island Road on St. Simons Island will be closed while a county project is completed.
    To reach The Cloister:

    • Access to St. Simons Island across the Torras Causeway from the mainland will not change.
    • After crossing the Frederica River Bridge onto St. Simons, stay in the right hand lane and stay on Kings Way.
    • Approximately 1.6 miles from the Frederica River Bridge, turn left at the stoplight at the intersection of Kings Way and Frederica Road.
    • Follow Frederica Road past the airport, through the roundabout at Demere Road, and continue 3.0 miles north on Frederica Road to its intersection with Sea Island Road.
    • Turn right onto Sea Island Road and travel approximately 1.3 miles to the main gatehouse at the entry to Sea Island.

    From Jacksonville

    • Take I-95 North from Jacksonville. You will enter Georgia.
    • Exit I-95 at Georgia Exit 29 (US 17/US 82 Brunswick/S Georgia Pkwy).
    • Merge RIGHT onto GA 25/US 17.
    • Drive 9.7 miles (crossing the Sydney Lanier bridge) and turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto F.J. Torras Causeway.
    • Drive 4.4 miles over the causeway. (Please see temporary driving directions above for detour.)
    • After crossing the Frederica River bridge onto St. Simons Island, get in the LEFT traffic lane and veer LEFT onto Sea Island Road.
    • Stay in the left lane (traffic will merge into your lane from the right) and proceed straight through the traffic light at the intersection of DemereRoad and Sea Island Road.
    • Go straight at the next 2 lights then continue past the intersection of Frederica Road and Sea Island Road.
    • Drive until you arrive at the Sea Island Security Gate.
    • Drive over the bridge and take the first LEFT into the main entrance of The Cloister.

    From Savannah

    • Take I-95 South from Savannah.
    • Exit I-95 at Georgia Exit 38 (North Golden Isles Parkway).
    • Turn LEFT onto Golden Isles Parkway (GA 25 Spur).
    • Drive 4.7 miles and veer RIGHT onto US 17 South.
    • Drive 1.6 miles and turn LEFT onto F.J. Torras Causeway.
    • Drive 4.4 miles over the causeway. (Please see temporary driving directions above for detour.)
    • After crossing the Frederica River bridge onto St. Simons Island, get in the LEFT traffic lane and veer LEFT onto Sea Island Road.
    • Stay in the left lane (traffic will merge into your lane from the right) and proceed straight through the traffic light at the intersection of DemereRoad and Sea Island Road.
    • Go straight at the next 2 lights then continue past the intersection of Frederica Road and Sea Island Road.
    • Drive until you arrive at the Sea Island Security Gate.
    • Drive over the bridge and take the first LEFT into the main entrance of The Cloister.

    From Atlanta

    • Take I-75 South from Atlanta toward Macon.
    • In Macon, merge LEFT at I-16 East (Jim L. Gillis Hwy/Savannah) toward Savannah.
    • Drive 156 miles and take Exit 157A to merge onto I-95 South toward Brunswick/Jacksonville.
    • Drive 60.7 miles and exit I-95 at Georgia Exit 38 (North Golden Isles Parkway).
    • Turn LEFT onto Golden Isles Parkway (GA 25 Spur).
    • Drive 4.7 miles and veer RIGHT onto US 17 South.
    • Drive 1.6 miles and turn LEFT onto F.J. Torras Causeway.
    • Drive 4.4 miles over the causeway. (Please see temporary driving directions above for detour.)
    • After crossing the Frederica River bridge onto St. Simons Island, get in the LEFT traffic lane and veer LEFT onto Sea Island Road.
    • Stay in the left lane (traffic will merge into your lane from the right) and proceed straight through the traffic light at the intersection of Demere Road and Sea Island Road.
    • Go straight at the next 2 lights then continue past the intersection of Frederica Road and Sea Island Road.
    • Drive until you arrive at the Sea Island Security Gate.
    • Drive over the bridge and take the first LEFT into the main entrance of The Cloister.

    From Brunswick Airport

    • Head southwest on Aviation Pkwy toward Glynco Pkwy.
    • Turn left onto Glynco Pkwy.
    • Continue onto Glynco Rd.
    • Continue onto Glynco Jetport Rd.
    • Turn right onto GA-25 S/US-17 S.
    • Turn left onto F J Torras Causeway.
    • Drive 4.4 miles over the causeway. (Please see temporary driving directions above for detour.)
    • After crossing the Frederica River bridge onto St. Simons Island, get in the LEFT traffic lane and veer LEFT onto Sea Island Road.
    • Stay in the left lane (traffic will merge into your lane from the right) and proceed straight through the traffic light at the intersection of Demere Road and Sea Island Road.
    • Go straight at the next 2 lights then continue past the intersection of Frederica Road and Sea Island Road.
    • Drive until you arrive at the Sea Island Security Gate.
    • Drive over the bridge and take the first LEFT into the main entrance of The Cloister.
  • The Lodge
    100 Retreat Ave
    St. Simons Island, GA 31522

    GPS Coordinates

    Latitude: 31.140323
    Longitude: -81.406457

    From Jacksonville

    • Take I-95 North from Jacksonville. You will enter Georgia.
    • Exit I-95 at Georgia Exit 29 (US 17/US 82 Brunswick/S Georgia Pkwy).
    • Merge RIGHT onto GA 25/US 17.
    • Drive 9.7 miles (crossing the Sydney Lanier bridge) and turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto F.J. Torras Causeway.
    • Drive 4.4 miles over the causeway.
    • After crossing the Frederica River bridge onto St. Simons Island, get in the RIGHT traffic lane, which becomes Kings Way.
    • Turn RIGHT at the next light on to Retreat Avenue, which leads to The Lodge.
    • Continue straight on The Avenue of the Oaks and drive to the gate house.

    From Savannah

    • Take I-95 South from Savannah.
    • Exit I-95 at Georgia Exit 38 (North Golden Isles Parkway).
    • Turn LEFT onto Golden Isles Parkway (Spur 25 South).
    • Drive 4.7 miles and veer RIGHT onto U.S. 17 South.
    • Drive 1.6 miles and turn LEFT onto F.J. Torras Causeway.
    • Drive 4.4 miles over the causeway.
    • After crossing the Frederica River bridge onto St. Simons Island, get in the RIGHT traffic lane, which becomes Kings Way.
    • Turn RIGHT at the light on to Retreat Avenue, which leads to The Lodge.
    • Continue straight on The Avenue of the Oaks and drive to the gate house.

    From Atlanta

    • Take I-75 South from Atlanta toward Macon.
    • In Macon, merge LEFT at I-16 (Jim L. Gillis Hwy/Savannah/I-16) toward Savannah.
    • Drive 156 miles and take Exit 157A to merge onto I-95 South toward Brunswick/Jacksonville.
    • Drive 60.7 miles and exit I-95 at Georgia Exit 38 (North Golden Isles Parkway).
    • Turn LEFT onto Golden Isles Parkway (GA 25 Spur 25).
    • Drive 4.7 miles and veer RIGHT onto U.S. 17 South.
    • Drive 1.6 miles and turn LEFT onto F.J. Torras Causeway.
    • Drive 4.4 miles over the causeway.
    • After crossing the Frederica River bridge onto St. Simons Island, get in the RIGHT traffic lane, which becomes Kings Way.
    • Turn RIGHT at the light on to Retreat Avenue, which leads to The Lodge.
    • Continue straight on The Avenue of the Oaks and drive to the gate house.

    From Brunswick Airport

    • Head southwest on Aviation Pkwy toward Glynco Pkwy.
    • Turn left onto Glynco Pkwy.
    • Continue onto Glynco Rd.
    • Continue onto Glynco Jetport Rd.
    • Turn right onto GA-25 S/US-17 S.
    • Turn left onto F J Torras Causeway.
    • Drive 4.4 miles over the causeway.
    • After crossing the Frederica River bridge onto St. Simons Island, get in the RIGHT traffic lane, which becomes Kings Way.
    • Turn RIGHT at the light on to Retreat Avenue, which leads to The Lodge.
    • Continue straight on The Avenue of the Oaks and drive to the gate house.
  • GPS Coordinates

    Latitude: 31.183729
    Longitude: -81.37431

    TEMPORARY DRIVING DIRECTIONS, February 4-22

    From February 4 - 22, 2016, a major portion of Sea Island Road on St. Simons Island will be closed while a county project is completed.
    For Cottage check-in:

    • Access to St. Simons Island across the Torras Causeway from the mainland will not change.
    • After crossing the Frederica River Bridge onto St. Simons, stay in the right hand lane and stay on Kings Way.
    • Approximately 1.6 miles from the Frederica River Bridge, turn left at the stoplight at the intersection of Kings Way and Frederica Road.
    • Follow Frederica Road past the airport, through the roundabout at Demere Road, and continue 3.0 miles north on Frederica Road to its intersection with Sea Island Road.
    • Turn right onto Sea Island Road.
    • For Cottage check-in, the Sea Marsh Building will be on your left, at 351 Sea Island Road.

    From Jacksonville

    • Take I-95 North from Jacksonville. You will enter Georgia.
    • Exit I-95 at Georgia Exit 29 (US 17/US 82 Brunswick/S Georgia Pkwy).
    • Merge RIGHT onto GA 25/US 17.
    • Drive 9.7 miles (crossing the Sydney Lanier bridge) and turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto F.J. Torras Causeway.
    • Drive 4.4 miles over the causeway. (Please see temporary driving directions above for detour.)
    • After crossing the Frederica River bridge onto St. Simons Island, get in the LEFT traffic lane and veer LEFT onto Sea Island Road.
    • Stay in the left lane (traffic will merge into your lane from the right) and proceed straight through the traffic light at the intersection of Demere Road and Sea Island Road.
    • Go straight at the next 2 lights then continue past the intersection of Frederica Road and Sea Island Road.
    • The Sea Marsh Building will be on your left at 351 Sea Island Road.

    From Savannah

    • Take I-95 South from Savannah.
    • Exit I-95 at Georgia Exit 38 (North Golden Isles Parkway).
    • Turn LEFT onto Golden Isles Parkway (GA 25 Spur).
    • Drive 4.7 miles and veer RIGHT onto US 17 South.
    • Drive 1.6 miles and turn LEFT onto F.J. Torras Causeway.
    • Drive 4.4 miles over the causeway. (Please see temporary driving directions above for detour.)
    • After crossing the Frederica River bridge onto St. Simons Island, get in the LEFT traffic lane and veer LEFT onto Sea Island Road.
    • Stay in the left lane (traffic will merge into your lane from the right) and proceed straight through the traffic light at the intersection of Demere Road and Sea Island Road.
    • Go straight at the next 2 lights then continue past the intersection of Frederica Road and Sea Island Road.
    • The Sea Marsh Building will be on your left at 351 Sea Island Road.

    From Atlanta

    • Take I-75 South from Atlanta toward Macon.
    • In Macon, merge LEFT at I-16 East (Jim L. Gillis Hwy/Savannah) toward Savannah.
    • Drive 156 miles and take Exit 157A to merge onto I-95 South toward Brunswick/Jacksonville.
    • Drive 60.7 miles and exit I-95 at Georgia Exit 38 (North Golden Isles Parkway).
    • Turn LEFT onto Golden Isles Parkway (GA 25 Spur).
    • Drive 4.7 miles and veer RIGHT onto US 17 South.
    • Drive 1.6 miles and turn LEFT onto F.J. Torras Causeway.
    • Drive 4.4 miles over the causeway. (Please see temporary driving directions above for detour.)
    • After crossing the Frederica River bridge onto St. Simons Island, get in the LEFT traffic lane and veer LEFT onto Sea Island Road.
    • Stay in the left lane (traffic will merge into your lane from the right) and proceed straight through the traffic light at the intersection of Demere Road and Sea Island Road.
    • Go straight at the next 2 lights then continue past the intersection of Frederica Road and Sea Island Road.
    • The Sea Marsh Building will be on your left at 351 Sea Island Road.

    From Brunswick Airport

    • Head southwest on Aviation Pkwy toward Glynco Pkwy.
    • Turn left onto Glynco Pkwy.
    • Continue onto Glynco Rd.
    • Continue onto Glynco Jetport Rd.
    • Turn right onto GA-25 S/US-17 S.
    • Turn left onto F J Torras Causeway.
    • Drive 4.4 miles over the causeway. (Please see temporary driving directions above for detour.)
    • After crossing the Frederica River bridge onto St. Simons Island, get in the LEFT traffic lane and veer LEFT onto Sea Island Road.
    • Stay in the left lane (traffic will merge into your lane from the right) and proceed straight through the traffic light at the intersection of Demere Road and Sea Island Road.
    • Go straight at the next 2 lights then continue past the intersection of Frederica Road and Sea Island Road.
    • The Sea Marsh Building will be on your left at 351 Sea Island Road.
  • 100 Kings Way
    St Simons Island, Georgia 31522

    GPS Coordinates

    Latitude: 31.159721
    Longitude: -81.407957

    From The Cloister

    • Head south on Cloister Dr toward Sea Island Dr
    • Continue onto Sea Island Rd
    • Turn left onto Frederica Rd
    • At the traffic circle, continue straight to stay on Frederica Rd
    • Turn right onto Kings Way
    • Entrance to Retreat will be on the right

    From The Lodge

    • Exit The Lodge on Retreat Ave
    • Turn left onto Kings Way
    • Entrance to Retreat will be on the right
  • 100 Salt Marsh Drive
    Saint Simons Island, GA 31522

    GPS Coordinates

    Latitude: 31.183892
    Longitude: -81.38349

    TEMPORARY DRIVING DIRECTIONS, February 4-22

    From February 4 - 22, a major portion of Sea Island Road on St. Simons Island will be closed while a county project is completed.
    To reach The Inn at Sea Island during that period:

    • Access to St. Simons Island across the Torras Causeway from the mainland will not change.
    • After crossing the Frederica River Bridge onto St. Simons, stay in the right hand lane and stay on Kings Way.
    • Approximately 1.6 miles from the Frederica River Bridge, turn left at the stoplight at the intersection of Kings Way and Frederica Road.
    • Follow Frederica Road past the airport, through the roundabout at Demere Road, and continue 3.0 miles north on Frederica Road to its intersection with Sea Island Road.
    • Turn left onto Sea Island Road. The Shops at Sea Island shopping center will be on your left.
    • The Inn at Sea Island is approximately .3 miles ahead, on your left.

    From Jacksonville

    • Take I-95 North from Jacksonville. You will enter Georgia.
    • Exit I-95 at Georgia Exit 29 (US 17/US 82 Brunswick/S Georgia Pkwy).
    • Merge RIGHT onto GA 25/US 17.
    • Drive 9.7 miles (crossing the Sydney Lanier bridge) and turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto F.J. Torras Causeway.
    • Drive 4.4 miles over the causeway. (Please see temporary driving directions above for detour.)
    • After crossing the Frederica River bridge onto St. Simons Island, get in the LEFT traffic lane and veer LEFT onto Sea Island Road.
    • Stay in the left lane (traffic will merge into your lane from the right) and proceed straight through the traffic light at the intersection of Demere Road and Sea Island Road.
    • Continue straight on Sea Island Road for 2.5 miles.
    • Entrance to The Inn at Sea Island will be on your right.

    From Savannah

    • Take I-95 South from Savannah.
    • Exit I-95 at Georgia Exit 38 (North Golden Isles Parkway).
    • Turn LEFT onto Golden Isles Parkway (GA 25 Spur).
    • Drive 4.7 miles and veer RIGHT onto US 17 South.
    • Drive 1.6 miles and turn LEFT onto F.J. Torras Causeway.
    • Drive 4.4 miles over the causeway. (Please see temporary driving directions above for detour.)
    • After crossing the Frederica River bridge onto St. Simons Island, get in the LEFT traffic lane and veer LEFT onto Sea Island Road.
    • Stay in the left lane (traffic will merge into your lane from the right) and proceed straight through the traffic light at the intersection of Demere Road and Sea Island Road.
    • Continue straight on Sea Island Road for 2.5 miles.
    • Entrance to The Inn at Sea Island will be on your right.

    From Atlanta

    • Take I-75 South from Atlanta toward Macon.
    • In Macon, merge LEFT at I-16 East (Jim L. Gillis Hwy/Savannah) toward Savannah.
    • Drive 156 miles and take Exit 157A to merge onto I-95 South toward Brunswick/Jacksonville.
    • Drive 60.7 miles and exit I-95 at Georgia Exit 38 (North Golden Isles Parkway).
    • Turn LEFT onto Golden Isles Parkway (GA 25 Spur).
    • Drive 4.7 miles and veer RIGHT onto US 17 South.
    • Drive 1.6 miles and turn LEFT onto F.J. Torras Causeway.
    • Drive 4.4 miles over the causeway. (Please see temporary driving directions above for detour.)
    • After crossing the Frederica River bridge onto St. Simons Island, get in the LEFT traffic lane and veer LEFT onto Sea Island Road.
    • Stay in the left lane (traffic will merge into your lane from the right) and proceed straight through the traffic light at the intersection of Demere Road and Sea Island Road.
    • Continue straight on Sea Island Road for 2.5 miles.
    • Entrance to The Inn at Sea Island will be on your right.

    From Brunswick Airport

    • Head southwest on Aviation Pkwy toward Glynco Pkwy.
    • Turn left onto Glynco Pkwy.
    • Continue onto Glynco Rd.
    • Continue onto Glynco Jetport Rd.
    • Turn right onto GA-25 S/US-17 S.
    • Turn left onto F J Torras Causeway.
    • Drive 4.4 miles over the causeway. (Please see temporary driving directions above for detour.)
    • After crossing the Frederica River bridge onto St. Simons Island, get in the LEFT traffic lane and veer LEFT onto Sea Island Road.
    • Stay in the left lane (traffic will merge into your lane from the right) and proceed straight through the traffic light at the intersection of Demere Road and Sea Island Road.
    • Continue straight on Sea Island Road for 2.5 miles.
    • Entrance to The Inn at Sea Island will be on your right.